The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn

Impressive, steeped with legal history and central… This venue is one of London’s hidden treasures. Find it tucked away next to Chancery Lane.
A historical venue tucked away behind the bustle of the well-known Chancery Lane

Features

  • Accessible
  • Break Out Spaces
  • Cloak Room
  • Lift Access
  • On Site Parking
  • Outdoor Space
  • Private Entrance
  • AV Support
  • CSR Accreditation
  • Exclusive Venue Hire
  • Late Opening
  • Music Licence
  • Suitable for filming
  • Wedding Ceremonies

The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn venue hire

Steeped with legal history, this prestigious central London venue boasts tradition and grandeur. Tucked away next to Chancery Lane Tube Station, Gray’s Inn is one of London’s hidden treasures.

Why choose Gray’s Inn

• Excellent public transport links make this impressive event venue easy to get to – and from
• This versatile London venue can host a variety of events from meetings and conferences to banqueting, birthday parties and weddings
• Enjoy complete peace of mind, with a dedicated event team to help ensure impeccable planning and attention to detail
• Six event rooms available to hire – plus ‘The Walks’, a five-acre outdoor event space, perfect for summer entertaining

 

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Summer parties at Gray's Inn

If you’re looking for a summer party venue with a difference, this could be the one. Rich in history, The Walks at the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn provide five acres of private gardens – perfect for parties. And better still, it’s available for exclusive hire between the months of June and July.

This hidden gem, located in the heart of central London, is the ultimate summer party setting. Complete with a grand and elegant marquee – purpose-built for The Walks – it makes outdoor entertaining effortless. With a built-in cloakroom, luxury toilets, a bar, dance floor, soft seating, AV, air cooling and lighting, all you need to do is prepare the guest list.

With more than just room to mingle, The Walks can accommodate all sorts of summer party activities, from garden games to a bouncy castle. And with food stalls, bowl food, a BBQ or canapés to fuel the event, your guests will enjoy a gastronomical delight – whatever you choose for your menu.

Summer parties 2021 Brochure

Summer parties 2022 Brochure

Private dining in the Hall at Gray's Inn

The Hall provides an atmospheric setting for any fine dining occasion. Whether it’s a banquet or private wedding reception (or anything in between), this event space offers a truly memorable setting.

Effortlessly combining intimacy, tradition and grandeur, the Hall adds a certain je ne sais quoi to any occasion. With a vaulted ceiling, wood panelling and large stained glass windows dating back to the 15th century, flowers, candles and music, your guests will be awed by the ambience.

Whether you’d like a three, four or five-course meal, champagne and canapé or both, the event caterer will create a sublime menu for your dinner event. The chef is also available for private menu consultations, should you wish to define a bespoke menu.

Whatever you choose, your guests are almost certainly guaranteed a night to remember.

 

Conferences at Gray's Inn

The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn is no ordinary conference venue. Centrally located (next to Chancery Lane Tube Station), this hidden venue offers peace and tranquillity away from the hustle and bustle on its doorstep.

Set within five acres of private gardens, known as ‘The Walks’, this historic conference venue is perfect for conferences, meetings and seminars with a difference. Combining tradition – and traditional features – with modern facilities and tech, it’s a fascinating backdrop to any formal gathering.

The conference rooms benefit from plenty of natural daylight and interesting focal points, such as portraits on the walls. Adaptable and flexible, and with a huge amount of outdoor space, the grounds are perfect for a post-conference drinks reception.

Conference features at the venue include:
• Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout
• AV equipment including a PA system, LCD projector, screen, AMX touch panel
• Theatre or boardroom set-up
• Excellent in-house catering

Location

Gray's Inn, 8 South Square, London, WC1R 5ET

Chancery Lane

Event spaces at The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn

The Hall

Encapsulating the true nature of Gray’s Inn, the Hall has changed little since Elizabethan times. It manages effortlessly to combine intimacy, tradition and grandeur for any occasion, whether it's a formal dinner or a memorable private wedding reception. A stunning setting for any fine dining event, with a vaulted ceiling, wood panelling and large stained glass windows dating back to the 15th century. This distinguished and historic London venue is ideal for a wide variety of events and is licensed for civil weddings. From

Room Capacity
  • 300 RECEPTION
  • 50 U-SHAPED
  • 84 CABARET
  • 176 DINNER
  • 180 THEATRE
Features
  • Accessible
  • High Ceilings
  • Light
  • Natural Lighting
  • Period Features (In Room)
  • Branding Opportunities
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The Walks

Gray’s Inn gardens are known as “The Walks” and were originally laid out in 1608 by the then Treasurer, Sir Francis Bacon, whose statue can be seen in the South Square. The Walks remain among the largest private gardens in London: five acres of perfectly maintained park entered through a pair of impressive iron gates. “The Walks” provide a peaceful oasis amidst the busy streets of Central London and are available throughout the year. During the summer “The Walks” are equipped with a marquee fully suitable for a wide variety

Room Capacity
  • 1000 RECEPTION
  • 200 CABARET
  • 300 DINNER
  • 300 THEATRE
Features
  • Accessible
  • Branding Opportunities
  • Natural Lighting
  • Outdoor Space
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The Small Pension Room, The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn

Room Capacity 16 Guests
Room capacity
16
DINNER
16
BOARDROOM
Features
  • Accessible
  • High Ceilings
  • Light
  • Natural Lighting
  • Period Features (In Room)
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The Rose Heilbron Room, The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn

Room Capacity 22 Guests
Room capacity
22
BOARDROOM
Features
  • Accessible
  • Air Conditioning
  • Light
  • Natural Lighting
  • Blackout
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Screen & Projector
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The Bingham Room, The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn

Room Capacity 120 Guests
Room capacity
100
RECEPTION
80
DINNER
100
THEATRE
18
U-SHAPED
56
CABARET
34
BOARDROOM
Features
  • Accessible
  • Light
  • Natural Lighting
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Screen & Projector
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The Bridge Bar, The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn

Room Capacity 40 Guests
Room capacity
40
RECEPTION
Features
  • Accessible
  • High Ceilings
  • Light
  • Natural Lighting
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The Bencher’s Library, The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn

Room Capacity Guests
Room capacity
12
DINNER
12
BOARDROOM
Features
  • Accessible
  • Light
  • Natural Lighting
  • Period Features (In Room)
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The Large Pension Room, The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn

Room Capacity 120 Guests
Room capacity
150
RECEPTION
70
DINNER
120
THEATRE
32
U-SHAPED
56
CABARET
50
BOARDROOM
Features
  • Accessible
  • Light
  • Natural Lighting
  • Period Features (In Room)
  • Branding Opportunities
  • Blackout
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The Hall, The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn

Room Capacity 176 Guests
Room capacity
300
RECEPTION
176
DINNER
180
THEATRE
50
U-SHAPED
84
CABARET
Features
  • Accessible
  • High Ceilings
  • Light
  • Natural Lighting
  • Period Features (In Room)
  • Branding Opportunities
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The Walks, The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn

Room Capacity 1000 Guests
Room capacity
1000
RECEPTION
300
DINNER
300
THEATRE
200
CABARET
Features
  • Accessible
  • Branding Opportunities
  • Natural Lighting
  • Outdoor Space
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