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The Members’ Dining Room is the largest and most versatile event venue in the House of Commons.
This impressive room is adorned with beautiful flock wallpaper, wooden relief sculptures and fascinating paintings. The ornate Royal coat of Arms sits proudly above the main entrance signifying the connection of the Monarchy to Parliament.
Once intended as a conference room known as the ‘Painted Chamber’, the Members’ Dining Room now provides the perfect space for corporate presentations, dinners and wedding ceremonies; a splendid room with exquisite detailing that is sure to impress your guests.
Download the Members' Dining Room factsheet ( PDF 1.28 MB)
Download the Members' Dining Room floorplan ( PDF 30 KB)
Download a history of the Members' Dining Room ( PDF 107 KB)
To book an event or for further information on this venue, please call 020 7219 3090 or email the Banqueting and Events Team.
Download the House of Commons Venue Guide ( PDF 7.18 MB)
Download our standard conditions of hire for functions and events ( PDF 377 KB)
Venues are available for public hire when the House is not in session. View Recess dates to check date availability.