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Leighton House

Private dining

Experience a unique setting for your event with private dining available in Leighton's grand studio or dining room

Guests enjoy a performance at a wedding reception in the studio, Leighton House.

Our spaces

At Leighton House we offer two stunning private dining spaces, both of which come with exclusive hire of the museum. Whether for a wedding reception, corporate event, or Christmas party we can accommodate both intimate gatherings in Leighton’s dining room, and larger banquets in his grand studio.

Leighton's dining room

Private events in Leighton’s dining room comes with the added allure of dining at his original table. Hardly ever used since his death in 1896, Leighton’s dining room offers an intimate, yet spectacular, opportunity to entertain your top clients or your closest friends. 

Leighton's studio

With its high ceilings, large north-facing window and walls lined with Leighton’s original artwork, Leighton's studio is a stunning setting to host a larger banquet.

Pre-dinner drinks and tours

Pre-dinner drinks may be held in the Arab Hall beforehand, with guests invited to explore the house at their leisure.

Why not add a pre-dinner tour of the house with one of our expert guides? 

Guests may take drinks in the garden until 9:30pm (weather dependant) between May and September. 


Leighton’s dining room: 18 guests 

Leighton’s studio: 60 guests 

Venue Hire

Dinner in the dining room: £3,750 + VAT, with catering packages available upon request

Dinner in Leighton's studio: £5,750 +VAT, with catering packages available upon request

Each comes with exclusive hire from 6.30pm - 11pm

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.


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Get in touch


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


Email: [email protected] 
Telephone: 0207 361 3786


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Dinners at Leighton House

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