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Tavern Room

RSA House Tavern Room

A bright, elegant and modern room providing a multi-functional event space which is popular for drinks receptions, meetings, dinners and parties.

The Tavern features a polished wooden floor, plain ceiling designed by the Adam brothers, and large windows that allow natural daylight to flood in.

Room capacity

  • Reception: 60
  • Theatre: 53
  • Dinner: 48
  • Cabaret: 40
  • Boardroom: 32

About hiring this space

Situated on the ground floor, the Tavern is easily accessible from the reception area and gives views out onto John Adam Street. It is commonly hired as a breakout room for larger conferences or for standalone smaller conferences, breakfast meetings, training days and receptions. This room can be very simply transformed with the use of up-lighters and a dance floor, to make the perfect post-dinner party space.

Audio-visual inclusions

This room includes a built-in 65” screen and Clickshare USB facility, enabling easy connection for presentations. Audio and video conferencing packages are also available on request.

Did you know?

The Tavern Room was featured in Charles Dickens' ‘The Pickwick Papers’. Dickens himself was a member of the Society, serving as vice president and on two of its committees.

Make an enquiry

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