COVID-Secure Receptions 

If you’ve always dreamed of a small, intimate sit-down reception in a former royal palace please contact us to discuss your special day. You can now also book an appointment to view the venue, email 

  • In our King William IV Room we can safely welcome sit-down reception parties in line with current Covid-19 guidelines.  Please note all receptions at this time are required to conclude by 10pm. 

Your Reception

Image copyright Jacqui McSweeney
Image copyright Jacqui McSweeney

Within the Royal Pavilion we can offer our beautiful King William IV Room for your reception. The room can be hired for your reception even if you are not holding your ceremony at the Royal Pavilion. All catering is supplied by your choice of one of our approved caterers, please contact us for more information.

Please note that as an historic building the Royal Pavilion is not suitable for parties and live bands and dancing is not permitted.

King William IV Room

Available: Day and evening (except Christmas Day and Boxing Day)
Capacity: Up to 60 seated, 80 for a standing reception, 70 for a standing buffet

William IV Room, Image copyright Jacqui McSweeney
William IV Room, Image copyright Jacqui McSweeney

This room is situated on the first floor above the Red Drawing Room, is not open to the general public and benefits from its own private entrance leading directly from the Royal Pavilion’s Garden. Exquisitely decorated in Chinese style, this light and airy room features hand-painted wallpaper and oriental lanterns.

Hire the King William IV Room alone or with the Red Drawing Room for your ceremony as a suite of rooms.

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