Middle Temple

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The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple Middle Temple Lane East Central London EC4Y 9AT
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About Middle Temple

The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, Middle Temple Lane
East Central London, EC4Y 9AT

As one of the finest Elizabethan Halls in England, Middle Temple provides a truly majestic setting for your wedding. While located in the heart of London, the historic venue benefits from glorious secluded surroundings.

Built in the mid-16th century, Middle Temple is one of the Ancient Inns of Court. Very little has changed over the years, and the stately red-brick buildings and gas-lit cobbled streets create a sense of stepping back in time to the days of Sir Walter Raleigh, William Shakespeare and Queen Elizabeth I - just a few of the famous historic figures who often visited here. 

The stunning Elizabethan Hall provides a dramatic setting for any event. The intricately carved double hammer beam roof and beautiful stained-glass windows are original features from when the Hall was first built - as is the long oak table that was a gift from Queen Elizabeth I, and is still in use today! 

This impressive space can seat up to 100 people for a wedding ceremony, or seat up to 260 for a wedding breakfast. Specialist lighting and decorations can create a wedding with the delicate magic of a Shakespearian fairytale, or a stately elegance fit for royalty.

There are 4 further spaces that can be booked for weddings - each with it's own individual atmosphere. The rooms are all filled with ancient artefacts, from suits of armour to rare oil paintings, giving guests a fascinating glimpse into the past of this historically unique building. The oak paneling on the walls and the large windows overlooking the gardens give the rooms a warm and welcoming feel, whether for a champagne reception or an intimate dinner party. 

The gardens around Middle Temple extend down to the banks of the Thames, and are filled with flower gardens and shady trees creating an oasis of tranquility, even though the busy central London streets are just minutes away. From the shady Fountain Court, to the expanse of the manicured lawns, it is a beautiful setting for an outdoor reception - with plenty of space for a marquee. Outdoor receptions can host up to 700 guests, making this the perfect location for a wedding extravaganza! Contact the dedicated events team for availability and tours. 

• Stunning, secluded surroundings in the heart of London • Majestic Elizabethan Hall to accommodate 260 dining guests • Beautiful rooms with garden views • Unique and romantic setting – the corridors were the setting for Bridget Jones’ engagement! • Award winning gardens are perfect for outdoor drinks receptions and photos • Dedicated Events Team on hand throughout

Facilities at Middle Temple

Venue Type :
Civil Ceremony Licence
Exclusive Use
In the City
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Marquee Available
Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Live Band Facilities
DJ Facilities
Venue Staff Assistance :
Wedding Coordinator
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering
Allows Private Catering
Alcohol Licence
Corkage Option
Capacity :
Less than 30 guests
30 to 50 guests
50 to 75 guests
75 to 100 guests
100 to 150 guests
150 to 250 guests
250 to 400 guests
More than 400 guests
Other Features :
Disabled Facilities

Middle Temple Reviews (7)

Splendid Occasion
Venue Service

By Oliver Blunt QC, on 01 Nov 2012

Dear Peter This is just a short note to thank you, on behalf of my family, for all the assistance you were kind enough to render in both the dress rehearsal and the preparation for my daughter Felicity’s wedding last Friday and Saturday. It proved to be a splendid occasion and our guests, particular the Americans, were overwhelmed by the magnificence of Middle Temple Hall. I am truly grateful for the substantial contribution made by you and all the staff which ensured everything worked so smoothly. I look forward to thanking you in person when I next see you.

Civil Ceremony Perfect
Venue Service

By Emily Cox, on 10 Oct 2012

I just wanted to say a big thank you to you and your events team at Middle Temple. Our wedding ceremony was perfect and everyone commented how lovely it was.

Special Venue
Venue Service

By Graham and George, on 01 Oct 2012

Please thank Peter and the team for their efforts on Saturday - they were wonderful and our guests were really impressed with how good - and nice - they all were. Thanks also to you for helping us organise our civil partnership - Middle Temple is a special venue but it's the people that make it 'zing'. Best wishes Graham & George

Wedding at Middle Temple
Venue Service

By David & Kerry, on 07 Aug 2012

Thank you for all your help and hard work in making our wedding day such an enjoyable occasion. The food was fantastic, organisation seamless and of course we couldn’t have hoped for a better location.

Most enjoyable & Memorable Occasion
Venue Service

By Martin Sheppard, on 02 Aug 2012

Thank you to everyone at Middle Temple Hall for helping to make the wedding reception on Saturday such a great success. The meal was just right and all the arrangements worked very smoothly. All in all, it was a most enjoyable and memorable occasion. Please pass my best wishes on to all those involved at hall and, in particular, Peter. Best wishes, Martin (Father of the Bride)

Wedding at Middle Temple
Venue Service

By Craig & Ellie, on 01 Aug 2012

I just wanted to say thank you for Middle Temple's fantastic work on Saturday, we had the most wonderful evening and we both think it went brilliantly.

Wedding of the Century! 7th July 2012
Venue Service

By Suzy & Michael, on 20 Jul 2012

Just a short note to thank you and all your team, particularly Peter and Tom, for a frankly wonderful reception on Saturday. It has been described by many as the best they have ever been to and the wedding of the century! The compliments we have received about the food, wine and service have been arriving thick and fast. Thank you all again for helping to create a truly wonderful and memorable Day.

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