Home to the greatest collection of British art in the world, Tate Britain is one of London’s most architecturally rich venues. This Grade II* listed building offers diverse entertaining spaces, ranging from classical and formal to contemporary galleries.

Arrange an event at Tate Britain

To discuss of arrange an event in the venues listed below, please call us on (0)20 7887 8689, or email corporatehospitality@tate.org.uk for corporate events or galleryandprivateevents@tate.org.uk for private entertaining.

Venues at Tate Britain

Gallery 9

Gallery 9 is a beautifully proportioned Victorian gallery displaying magnificent British Romantic Paintings from the Tate collection.  

An impressive and imposing space, this gallery creates a spectacular atmosphere for any event, allowing guests to be entertained in the company of great artists such as JMW Turner, John Martin and Francis Danby.

  • Reception for up to 300 guests
  • Dining for up to 200 guests
  • Reception for up to 600 guests in combination with the Sackler Octagon
Gallery 9 at Tate Britain, set up for an evening event

Gallery 9 at Tate Britain

The Sackler Octagon

A magnificent architectural space in the heart of the Duveen Galleries, The Sackler Octagon provides an ideal venue for entertaining in the heart of Tate’s world-renowned collection.

  • Reception for up to 300 guests
  • Dining for up to 120 guests
  • Reception for up to 600 guests in combination with Gallery 9
The Sackler Octagon at Tate Britain, set up for an evening event

The Sackler Octagon at Tate Britain

The Manton Foyer

The dramatic Manton Foyer, with its beautiful Italian limestone floor and glass atrium, offers a contemporary space within this Grade II* listed building. 

With the Linbury Galleries adjacent, guests are able to enjoy a private view of the current exhibition during the course of the event.

  • Reception for up to 300 guests
The Manton Foyer at Tate Britain, prepared for an evening event

The Manton Foyer at Tate Britain

The Rex Whistler Restaurant

The Rex Whistler Restaurant is a beautiful and intimate room which features the artist’s exquisite mural, specially commissioned by Tate in 1927.

Summer events benefit from direct access onto the north lawn.

  • Reception for up to 120 guests
  • Dining for up to 80 guests
The Rex Whistler Restaurant at Tate Britain, set up for an evening event

The Rex Whistler Restaurant at Tate Britain

The Grand Saloon

This room encapsulates Tate Britain’s elegance with its domed windows facing the river, spectacular high ceiling and unique floor restored to its original 1920’s inspired design.

  • Reception for up to 120 guests
  • Dinner for up to 80 guests
  • Lunch for up to 50 guests
Tate Britain's Grand Saloon

Tate Britain’s Grand Saloon

The Clore Auditorium

The fully equipped Clore Auditorium offers a practical and comfortable facility for presentations and lectures.

  • Presentation for up to 190 guests
The Clore Auditorium, in the Clore Gallery at Tate Britain

The Clore Auditorium, in the Clore Gallery at Tate Britain

The Duffield Room

The bright and contemporary Duffield Room is available for meetings and presentations.

  • Seated events for up to 40 guests
The Duffield Room in the Clore Gallery at Tate Britain, prepared for an event

The Duffield Room in the Clore Gallery at Tate Britain