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De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms Weddings


Situated on the cusp of Covent Garden, and just a few minute’s walk from Holborn station, De Vere’s Grand Connaught Rooms provide an opulent selection of event spaces to create your dream wedding day. 

  • Perfect for guest travel – it’s just five minutes’ walk to Covent Garden and Holborn tube stations, a 30 minute walk or a short taxi ride from Kings Cross, St Pancras and Euston train stations.
  • Fully licensed for civil ceremonies in central London
  • De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms will appoint dedicated events coordinator who will escort you around our palatial building and discuss your plans in detail
  • A dedicated wedding team to help every step of the way; from first enquiry to the big day itself
  • Wedding breakfast and party menus curated by the Executive Chef team
  • Mandap ceremonies and contained hindu fires are permitted
  • Discounted parking with The Bloomsbury Square car park
  • Late licence until 1am (extended hours are charged 250 GBP per hour)
  • Weekend dry hire available

Our Venue

De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms Wedding Reception Venue
Great Hall

Steeped in history and grandeur, your guests will be blown away by The Grand Connaught Rooms' Grand Hall. Its 42 foot ceiling, imposing chandeliers and head turning Art Deco design creates the blueprint for a spectacular sense of occasion. With space for 540 for a dinner, 440 for a dinner dance and 1,000 for a drinks reception, this inspirational space creates a wonderful setting for the occasion of a lifetime. It's easy to feel like the belle of the ball in The Grand Hall, one of London’s most palatial auditoriums.

  • Licensed ceremony space for up to 700
  • Drinks Reception: 1000
  • Dinner: 540
  • Dinner with dance floor: 440
  • AV Equipment included: Screen and projector in DDR
De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms Wedding Reception Venue
The Balmoral Suite

From the moment they arrive at The Grand Connaught Rooms, your guests will be captivated by the elegant surroundings of the beautiful Balmoral Suite. Welcome your guests with a drink at the suite’s dedicated bar, or the space can be used as a relaxed break out space during the post-dinner entertainment. Adjoined to The Grand Hall, this suite can host up to 500 for a reception or up to 200 for a sit down dinner.

  • Licensed ceremony space for up to 200
  • Drinks Reception: 500
  • Dinner: 200
  • Direct access to a private bridal changing room
  • Direct doors into the Grand Hall
  • In-built bar, which can be covered with an elegant curtain
De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms Wedding Reception Venue
The Edinburgh Suite

This beautiful first floor suite celebrates the architecture and heritage of this outstanding building. Natural daylight floods in, creating a wonderful setting for your celebrations. Alternatively, coloured up-lights can be installed in the evening for an atmospheric effect. This room hosts up to 250 guests for a banquet dinner or up to 200 for a dinner dance.

  • Licensed ceremony space for up to 250
  • Drinks Reception: 400
  • Dinner: 250
  • Dinner with Dancefloor: 200
  • AV Equipment included: Screen and projector in DDR
  • Disabled Access
  • Direct doors into The Drawing Room
De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms Wedding Reception Venue
The Drawing Room

Dramatic and theatrical, The Drawing Room is designed for memorable occasions. The magnificent lighting and social circular bar area combine to create a space where your guests can soak up the celebratory atmosphere. The Drawing Room hosts up to 250 guests for a drinks reception and from here, the wedding party can flow into The Edinburgh for a stylish dinner dance.

  • Drinks Reception: 250
  • AV Equipment included: Screen and projector in DDR
  • Direct doors into The Edinburgh Suite
  • Disabled Access
De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms Wedding Reception Venue
The Cornwall Suite

Make an amazing impression in our Cornwall Suite. Here, the natural daylight and elegant neutral colour palette combine to create a space you and your guests will never forget. The Cornwall Suite can host up to 250 guests for a banquet dinner or 200 for a dinner dance.

  • Licensed ceremony space for up to 250
  • Drinks Reception: 250
  • Dinner: 250
  • Dinner with dance floor: 200
  • AV Equipment included: Screen and projector in DDR
  • Disabled Access
  • Direct doors into The Crown Suite
De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms Wedding Reception Venue
The Crown Suite

Elevate your drinks reception into an occasion your guests will never forget in the beautiful Crown Suite. Here, the breathtaking domed ceiling and contemporary furnishings make it a space unlike any other. In addition to the 250 person capacity drinks reception here in the Crown Suite, the room can also be combined with the adjacent Cornwall Suite for a seamless celebration.

  • Licensed ceremony space for up to 250
  • Drinks Reception: 250
  • Theatre: 120
  • Dinner: 140
  • AV Equipment included: Screen and projector in DDR
  • Disabled Access
  • Direct Doors into The Cornwall Suite

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Weddings at
De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms

It’s difficult not to be impressed by the grand Art Deco interiors of De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms. First, as you and your guests sweep across the marble chequerboard floor of reception, you know you have arrived at a leading London wedding venue.

Crystal chandeliers, 42-foot high ornate ceiling, detailed wood-panelling, the venues’ Grand Hall is the grand dame of wedding suites – outshining the competition with its Art Deco opulence and elegant style for up to 750 guests for the ceremony.

Close by, the circular centre-piece bar in the Drawing Bar makes an ideal drinks reception whilst the Edinburgh suite next door, with its 15 chandeliers and detailed wood-panelling is a popular choice with space for 250 guests.

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Walk through our stunning venue with with one of our wedding coordinators for a complimentary consultation. See for yourself how De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms is the ideal venue for your wedding

Rave Reviews

Next to Holborn station with a few minutes walk away. It’s a lovely traditional building with a lot of space and beautiful decor.

June O

It was absolutely incredible. Wonderful service, amazing ambience - everything was picture perfect. Very grand, plenty of food and drinks. If you want elegance and sophistication this place is perfect for weddings, birthdays, parties, conferences - everything...

Natassia B

A grand place to have for the wedding. Helpful staff and the venue was just perfect. Everybody loved it. We would recommend to others.

Kirti H

A stylish and sophisticated design. Beautiful and spacious function rooms with amazing staff members throughout that exceed great customer service.

Jennifer T

Definitely the feel of a Grand Banquet Hall with a large central staircase leading up to it and all the backup facilities of a large hotel. It was an Indian wedding which handled a large audience and all the lavish catering comfortably. Very easy to ...

Arun T

Beautiful, I was drawn to the beautiful chandeliers. Clean, top notch venue.

Amira E

Very good service here, the staff were very professional. I really appreciated the architecture of the rooms.

Marty M

One of the best venues in town. The management went the extra mile to accommodate all our extra requests and even included a free champagne reception for our guests on arrival.

Ter W

Great venue, great staff, easy to get to. Food was good and service excellent.

Rachelle B

Amazing venue! The staff were attentive & professional. Food was delicious. Highly recommended

Greg C

Amazing venue, staff were attentive & professional. Food was delicious. Highly recommended.

Greg C

Very nice venue located just around the corner from Holborn Station. Excellent catering. Highly recommended.

Matt S

The staff were great and very helpful. Nothing was too much effort.

Eugene M

Excellent event space with rooms to cater for all occasions, highly recommended!!

Anthony W

Beautiful! Very nice posh venue. I really enjoyed it. They offer parking discount at the nearby car park too book in advance. Thank you for a lovely evening.

Beatrice P

Large and suitably grand venue with superb service and very good catering.

Andy W

What a fabulous venue!Great food, the staff go the extra mile to help you. Ideal if you are disabled. Wonderful venue.

Bob R

We had a fantastic day and we were so happy to use the Grand Connaught Rooms. Everyone loved the venue!

Efue O

Overall Grand Connaught is a stunning venue and I do not have a single complaint or moan. I absolutely adore the venue and the staff that helped me throughout the wedding. The staff are professional, friendly and always trying their best to meet the ...

Ruxsana H

Everything went well and we were so pleased with the final outcome and you friendly staff.

Rathod W

Excellent venue. There are lots of rooms available ranging in size. The rooftop terrace is spectacular, a real hidden gem. Canapé buffet was lovely. The drawing room got a little hot, but was easily adjusted on feedback to staff. Also in a great location...

Cen P

It has now been almost a couple of weeks since our reception, and we wanted to take this opportunity to say thank you to you all for organising such an amazing event for us. Sheetal and I will always look back on that evening with so much joy not just...

Chulani H

A stunning venue, with very attentive staff. Everything was set up beautifully. The catering was of high quality and tasted beautiful. The restrooms were enormous and very luxurious. The staff were very friendly and efficient. I would certainly use this...

Debbie S

I wanted to thank you and your entire staff for making the day run smoothly for me and making it such a pleasurable experience for Salman, myself and all our guests. I have no complaints whatsoever and would certainly recommend the place to friends that...

Henna S

Thank you for everything, our wedding was so magical it couldn't have been better! The Grand Connaught Rooms lived up to its name and our guests were extremely impressed!

Talia M

An amazing venue with amazing owners and co-ordination.

Daksha V

We would just like to say a massive, massive, heart felt thank you for making their wedding day so special. You were all a great pleasure to work with and it really did feel like a great team effort with every vendor going above and beyond.

Anna N

Thank you for everything you and your team did to make our day extremely special. Everything went as expected and we did not encounter any issues with the venue or the set up. Once again a massive thank you for all that you did in the last few weeks ...

Mr S

We had a wonderful day and we are so grateful for the effort you and GCR went to. Thank you so much.

Bimah H

This venue is so elegant and classy. The interior was divine, food was beyond good and atmosphere was full of energy. We had no problems or issues so would give this venue a 5 out of 5!

Aneesa D

I recommend The Royal Regency. It is outstanding in all aspects from food, service to decor. The chandeliers are grand and wouldn't look out of place in a royal palace. The friendly approach and amazing ambience is it what makes it a class above anything...

Azad A

Contact De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms

Phone: 0203 740 1228

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