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Leighton House

Drinks receptions

Leighton designed his house with entertaining in mind, which is why it is the perfect venue for hosting evening drinks receptions

A black tie Victorian reception in the Arab Hall

Our spaces

Leighton designed his house with entertaining in mind, which is why it is the perfect venue for hosting evening drinks receptions. We offer two options to choose from depending on your guestlist.

Guests may also take drinks in the garden until 9pm (weather dependant) between May and September. 

The Arab Hall

The Arab Hall reception is for up to 80 guests and includes all rooms on the ground floor. These are the dining room, drawing room and of course the Arab Hall, based on the 12th-century palace of La Zisa, Palermo, lined with Leighton’s priceless collection of Iznik tiles. 

The Whole House

The Whole House reception has all the benefits of the Arab Hall reception but allows guests to also move upstairs to enjoy the Silk room, where Leighton housed his collection of other artists paintings, and the studio, where he created his most famous works. 

Capacity

The Arab Hall – Up to 80 guests 

Whole House – Up to 150 guests 

Our exclusive catering partner

Leighton House’s team and our catering partner Bovingdons  work together to create unforgettable experiences. Established over 30 years ago, Bovingdons help plan and deliver your special event with passion and creativity.

Venue Hire Price

Arab Hall reception: £3,200 (available 6.30 - 9.30pm)

Whole House reception: £4,200 (available 6.30 - 9.30pm)

Get in touch

To make a booking, or for more information, please contact our Events Manager on:

 

Email: sam.butler@rbkc.gov.uk 
Telephone: 0207 361 3786

 

Drinks receptions at Leighton House

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