The Orangery

With high ceilings and grand, arched windows, the Orangery is filled with atmosphere from morning into the night.

The Orangery at dusk

The large, open plan design of this venue makes it ideal for a whole range of events, from drinks and cocktail receptions to award ceremonies and festive corporate events.  

During the summer months, guests can enjoy the large terrace with its spectacular views of the landscape, with lights illuminating the surrounding trees at night. 

Both the Princess of Wales Conservatory and Nash Conservatory can be used as pre-dinner drinks venues for guests who wish to book the Orangery for an evening event but also require a space at Kew Gardens before 7pm. 

Essential information 

Capacity 

  • Cabaret style: 160 
  • Standing reception: 400 
  • Dinner dance: 200 
  • Dinner: 230 

Fees for exclusive hire 

  • Monday to Thursday  
    £7,000 + VAT (except bank holidays) 

Dates available for hire 

  • 5 January to 22 December 
  • Bank holidays at special request 
  • Available for standalone hire Monday to Thursday 

Hire time 

  • Evening hire only: 7pm to 11pm 
  • Midnight extension available upon request and charged accordingly  

Contact

If you would like to find out more or discuss your requirements, please contact our dedicated events team.

Make an enquiry 


Tel: 020 8332 5641 

Email: venues@kew.org  

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