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Situated in the Guildhall, the Lord Mayor's Banqueting Suite has a range of flexible reception rooms that offer both grand and intimate settings making it the perfect venue for corporate drinks receptions, office parties, private dining and banquets.

If you are looking for an elegant, stylish and unique venue then the Lord Mayor's Banqueting Suite is for you.

The suite comprises of the stunning Lord Mayor's Banqueting room, the Lady Mayoress' Parlour and the Lord Mayor's ante-chamber.

These rooms can all be hired independently - but combined, they have the potential to create a very versatile and elaborate setting for special occasions. All rooms are fully licensed. Whichever room you choose, you can be confident that our experienced hospitality and events team will be on hand to offer advice and the personal touch for your special event. The Banqueting Room even has a grand piano if you prefer a more musical occasion.

Provides a unique experience in a historical venue - this elegant grand room, that has hosted monarchs, heads of state and celebrities, provides a stylish space with mirrored features and stunning chandeliers, it is one of the most sumptuous venues available for hire in Portsmouth.

The room seats 120 for dinner or 146 for ceremonies. 

This smaller, but magnificent room provides a perfect venue for an intimate reception for 60 or an elegant dining space for up to 24.

This stylish space features high ceilings and oozes grandeur. It is adorned with gilt finishes and a stunning stained glass window.

It is the ideal venue to host your drinks reception (max 60), while your guests wander past the rarely seen Royal Charters, the three Maces and an impressive collection of rare and historical artefacts dating back to the 12th century.

We understand that the quality of catering and standard of service are key aspects of any event.

The in-house caterers, The Guildhall Trust, can provide a wide range of catering options. They will be able to provide you with the perfect bespoke solution to suit your event requirements. Whether you want a sumptuous feast for your event or a simple sandwich lunch for your meetings, The Lord Mayor's Rooms will provide an excellent setting with exceptional hospitality to make your event a success.

If you are interested in holding your civil ceremony or wedding breakfast in the Lord Mayor's rooms, please visit the Weddings in Portsmouth website.

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