Reception & Entertainment Facilities
Wigmore Hall is able to provide space for functions around a concert. Please liaise directly with the Management Office and the Restaurant, who will be happy to help.
The Bechstein Room may be booked for pre-concert drinks (from one hour prior to start time), interval drinks and for post-concert receptions (until 11:00pm*).
The capacity of the Bechstein Room is:
- 80 seated/130 standing (whole room)
- 40 seated/70 standing (large private section, divided by acoustic screen)
- 30 seated/50 standing (small private section, divided by acoustic screen)
The commercial rate for use of the Bechstein Room for:
- Single Session – Any of the three sessions (pre-concert, interval or post-concert) plus cloakroom is £250 plus VAT
- Two Sessions – £350 plus VAT
- Three Sessions – £450 plus VAT
A discretionary reduced rate is available to individual concert promoters. This rate does not include use of the cloakroom. Please contact the Management Office for further details.
Please note that exclusive use of the Bechstein Room is not usually possible for pre-concert drinks. Exclusive use of the Bechstein Room during the concert interval is subject to availability. Rates are negotiable depending on facilities available.
*Additional charges may be incurred if staff are required to stay beyond 11:00pm.
The cloakroom is attended until 15 minutes after the end of every performance; if you require a late cloakroom attendant for your function, the charge is £20 plus VAT.
The Wigmore Restaurant and Bar
The Wigmore Hall Restaurant is open for light snacks and full dining before all Wigmore concerts. A range of hot and cold food is available ranging from cakes and sandwiches to a full three-course menu. In addition the Restaurant Bar is open pre-concert and during the intervals and is fully stocked with a range of hot, cold and alcoholic drinks. A lunch menu is also available Tuesdays to Fridays, when there are no concerts taking place.
The Restaurant is situated on the lower ground floor at the front of the building and is accessible either through the main foyer (lift access is available) or from the street via the front staircase.