Arguably one of the finest venues in London, Mandarin Oriental’s Victorian facade, rich interiors and unrivalled location make it the ideal venue for a prestigious event. The Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London event spaces, have staged everything from Royal banquets and weddings to intimate cocktail parties and world class meetings. Offering sophisticated technology and transforming the atmosphere with lighting and floristry, an event here is one to remember. With a diverse selection of beautiful function rooms all opulently decorated, guests from 10 – 400 are catered for in style.
Licensed to host a wedding ceremony or a lavish wedding reception, this venue has the wow factor. Overlooking Hyde Park, the stunning Mandarin Ballroom is where HM Queen Elizabeth II learned to dance with her sister. Now extensively restored, the Ballroom presents a visual feast of rich 24-carat gilding, breathtaking chandeliers and dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows. As well as its own entrance onto Knightsbridge, a private foyer and cloakrooms, the Ballroom also has an exclusive Royal Entrance onto Hyde Park. The only five star hotel in London to offer outdoor space with panoramic park views, the Mandarin Terrace adjoining the Ballroom is the perfect setting for a summer drinks reception. On request, personalised flags with the initials of the bride and groom will fly over the event entrance and every couple who book their wedding in the Mandarin Ballroom also receive a complimentary night in a Junior Suite at the hotel.
Also a striking venue for corporate events, the hotel’s Carlyle room can cater for a large meeting or presentation for up to 60 while the Loggia offers a more intimate venue for up to 20 guests in boardroom style. The Asquith and Balfour rooms are ideal for meetings or private dining and come with the services of a personal butler as well as a private entrance. Offering the latest technology and equipment from state-of-the-art audio visual, to laptops, phones, WiFi and interpreters; high level business meetings here are conducted with ease.
English elegance and liberal luxury spill through the 169 bedrooms. Beds are laid with pure Irish linen and bathrooms are provided with Ormonde Jayne soaps and scents. Boasting 25 luxury suites of individual character, the hotel caters to the most discerning of guests. The Turret Suites on the top floors have superb views over Knightsbridge; others such as The Churchill or Aspley feature open marble fireplaces. The Royal Suite has been the London residence of many dignitaries, with a grand private terrace overlooking the park.
Bar Boulud restaurant features a French menu by Michelin starred Daniel Boulud as well as two stunning private dining rooms, each of which can accommodate up to 20 guests. Dinner by Heston Blumenthal has become a destination in its own right. With room for up to 10 people, “Dinner’s” private dining room offers a unique and exclusive environment in which to enjoy its award-winning cuisine.