Venues Middle Temple
Middle Temple
  • Located within the City of London
  • Stunning Elizabethan rooms and gardens
  • Capacity for large receptions in the hall's gardens
  • First class dining experiences
  • Carefully curated wine lists
  • Amazing views of the Thames and Central London
  • Range of underground and overground stations nearby
  • Beautiful churches for church weddings close by

This prestigious Elizabethan hall set in the very heart of London can cater to ceremonies and receptions. It's intimate and historic rooms and spectacular gardens make this venue one of the finest in the city.

Middle Temple's friendly staff are there to help you in the planning. Their years of experience have earnt them a strong reputation, so you can rest assured that your special day is in safe hands. A dedicated in-house catering team has a range of exquisite menu options as well as more bespoke dining experiences.

History

The history of Middle Temple dates back to 1573, serving as an Inn of Court within the City of London that still serves the legal profession today. Visiting the hall, it's hard not to be inspired by the centuries of history within its walls. The building has survived the Great Fire of London and the Blitz and the first recorded performance of William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night took place in the hall in February 1602.

Facilities

Middle Temple has impressive rooms for ceremonies and receptions.

The Parliament Chamber

Wood clad walls and large oil paintings give this room an air of opulence and sophistication. The room provides a fabulous setting for your wedding ceremony.

Drinks reception capacity - 120 guests

Ceremony capacity - 70 guests

The Queen's Room

The smaller of Middle Temple's ceremony rooms, the Queen's Room is as ornate and charming as the Parliament Chamber, but offers a more intimate setting for your wedding ceremony. It is hard to not fall in love with its large fireplace and views out onto the gardens.

Ceremony capacity - 50 guests

Wedding breakfast capacity - 22 guests

Reception capacity - 80 guests

Hall

To enter Middle Temple's Hall is to take a step back in time. The double hammer vaulted roof and detailed stained-glass windows are simply awe inspiring. Sitting at the head table, a gift to the hall from Queen Elizabeth I, you would be forgiven for forgetting what century you were in.

Ceremony capacity - 100 guests

Wedding breakfast capacity - 100 guests

Reception capacity - 500 guests

The Prince's Room

The Prince's Room is cosy and inviting, ideal for those wanting a smaller reception venue. Alternatively, it can act as an excellent room for guests to take a moment of respite from the celebrations in the main hall.

Ceremony capacity - 60 guests

Reception capacity - 100 guests

The Queen's Room and Parliament Chamber are available for use on weekdays and weekends.

If your wedding is on a larger scale, the Temple's regal gardens, with stunning views across the Thames River has room for a marquee that can accommodate up to 700 guests.

Catering

The dining experience at Middle Temple is as captivating as the buildings architecture and décor. Their in-house catering team have put hard work into creating the finest menus for a truly special dining experience. For a more personal touch, the team's head chef can tailor a menu to fit your exact needs. Accompanying the food is a carefully curated wine list to perfectly compliment your meal.

For more information or to book Middle temple, speak to the wedding team by using the contact buttons below or to the side of this listing.

Address
Middle Temple Hall
Middle Temple Lane
London
EC4Y 9AT

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