Somerset House

Portico Room: The perfect proportions of the Portico Rooms offer a contemporary and elegant space, flooded with natural daylight by expansive windows.

The Portico Rooms are an ideal location for entertaining, with balconies on either side of the main room providing uninterrupted views of the River Thames on one side and The Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court on the other.

Navy Board Rooms: From the urban oasis of the Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court, your guests will experience a dramatic sense of occasion as they access The Navy Board Rooms is via the soaring Nelson Stair, each flight a one-off architectural flourish

Seamens Hall: The historic Seamen’s Hall has been at the heart of Somerset House since its beginnings as the nerve centre of the nation’s naval power in 1789.

Linking The Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court and the River Terrace, and flooded by natural daylight from both sides, the Seamen’s Hall combines the elegance of classical columns and black and white marble floors.

This space offers an air of expansive grandeur for evening events with the ability for guests to enjoy al fresco entertaining on our River Terrace, a section of which is included in the Seamen’s Hall hire.