The Confectioner's Afternoon Tea
116 and Searcys have launched a new afternoon tea taking place every Saturday from 2pm. On the doorstep to London’s Theatreland and with many iconic landmarks just a stone’s throw away, experience a taste of indulgence and while away the afternoon with decadent treats and plenty of bubbles. Inspired by the founder of Searcys, John Searcy, who started as a head confectioner to the Duke of Northumberland, explore the history and opulence of this magnificent venue before tucking into a host of sweet treats, from cakes to éclairs, all expertly paired with Champagne and live music.
The Champagne Bar at 116 Pall Mall
Welcome to the secret-cellar Champagne Bar at 116 Pall Mall by Searcys. Located down in the original cellars of 116 Pall Mall, this hidden gem is packed full of original features, including exposed brickwork and iron gate cellar doors. A stone’s throw from Haymarket’s two theatres and the flagship stores of Regent Street, the bar offers an array of fizz, including one of the largest selections of magnums in London, alongside creative cocktails, British bar bites and a roster of events. The menu has been designed to perfectly complement the Champagne offer and includes light bites and bar snacks as well as more substantial dishes like British Isles fish pie served with buttered seasonal vegetables, and Grilled flat iron steak with watercress and bearnaise.
Make the most of a range of different events taking place in the Champagne Bar, including live jazz on the first Thursday of every month!
116 Pall Mall is a magnificent Grade I listed venue in the heart of the West End. A stone's throw from some of London's most iconic landmarks, such as Piccadilly Circus, Buckingham Palace and St James's Park, 116 is enviably located and built on the site of a former palace. With five floors of unique and versatile event spaces, this venue provides the perfect backdrop for any type of event, whether you're throwing a birthday party, hen celebration, anniversary party, drinks reception or Christmas get-together.
A Georgian master-piece, 116 Pall Mall was designed by John Nash, the architect behind Marble Arch and Brighton Pavilion, and is full of original features and artwork - including a glittering 15ft chandelier hanging above the grand staircase and original paintings of the Royal Family. With a range of different rooms and styles - including a beautiful secluded garden and terrace - 116 can host up to 350 in one room, or hire the whole venue for up to 1,000 guests for the ultimate mansion party!
£35. Children's menu available
|Saturday 14:00 – 17:00|
Afternoon tea with champagne
£49. Children's menu available
|Saturday 14:00 – 17:00|
Jubilee afternoon tea
Celebrate the Platinum Jubilee just down the road from Buckingham Palace in true quintessential British style. Join us for a regal Searcys Jubilee afternoon tea in our beautiful Morning Room. With a series of treats and savouries inspired by Her Majesty's favourites, you'll enjoy classic Victoria sponge, strawberry and vanilla Union Jack Battenberg, and scones with cream and jam to name but a few, all paired with a selection of teas and Searcys English sparkling wine. 🍰
- Event Space
- Client Meeting , Birthday Party , Drinking and Eating
- Central London
- Drinks Tastings, Live Music
- Splash the Cash £££
- Dance floor
- Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilets
|Monday||8:00||22:00||For private events, 116 can stay open until 1am.|
|Tuesday||8:00||22:00||For private events, 116 can stay open until 1am.|
|Wednesday||8:00||22:00||For private events, 116 can stay open until 1am.|
|Thursday||8:00||22:00||For private events, 116 can stay open until 1am.|
|Friday||8:00||22:00||For private events, 116 can stay open until 1am.|
|Saturday||14:00||17:00||Open for Afternoon Tea. For private events, 116 can stay open until 1am.|
|Sunday||8:00||22:00||Private Hire Only. For private events, 116 can stay open until 1am.|
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|Nash Room||Private Room||250||350||-||-||-|
The Nash Room is the grandest and most popular event space at 116 Pall Mall. Spanning 3,000 sq ft, the magnificent glittering chandelier offers the perfect centre-piece for any kind of event. Whether you're hosting an epic birthday party, anniversary, drinks reception, press launch, wine tasting, Christmas party or anything inbetween, The bright and airy Nash Room offers a stunning backdrop. With state-of-the-art AV and tech available, as well as bars, a dancefloor and world-class catering from Searcys, The Nash can welcome up to 350 guests for a standing reception, 250 on round tables or 90 on long tables. With multiple interlinking rooms all leading off from the main staircase and balcony, you can hire a range of unique and versatile rooms for catering and break-out spaces.
|Waterloo Room||Private Room||80||150||-||-||-|
This stunning double aspect room overlooks Pall Mall and Waterloo place and comes alive in the evening as the beautiful Regency buildings of London light up just beyond the windows. With tonnes of natural daylight and rich gold tones on the walls, this space is popular for any type of event, including drinks receptions, private dinners, weddings, birthday celebrations and launch parties. The Waterloo links directly to the Nash Room and are often hired together as as a separate catering or exhibition space.
|Champagne Bar and Cellars||Private Room||0||0||-||-||-|
Welcome to the secret-cellar Champagne Bar at 116 Pall Mall by Searcys. Not only can you book tables throughout the week for casual drinks and eating with colleagues or friends, you can also hire this beautiful space for your own private event. Located down in the original cellars of 116 Pall Mall, this unique, exposed-brick event-space is packed full of original features. Once the wine cellars of the Prince of Wales and the United Service Club, this space is now a beautiful under-ground bar. Enter through the original iron gate cellar doors and into a cosy and inviting space, with a long wood-topped bar and plush velvet seating. You can hire the whole Champagne Bar for your event, or hire the private cellar annexe that can seat up to 50.
|Café Duke||Venue Hire||60||120||-||-||-|
Café Duke is one of the best-kept secrets at 116 Pall Mall. Packed full of character and original features, this space used to be the old wash rooms of the United Services Club. The original black and white floor tiles make the perfect ready-made dancefloor and the arches and original mosiac wall tiles make this space an incredibly unique party and event location. It has even provided the filming location for blockbuster Batman movie The Dark Knight and the award-winning TV drama Downton Abbey . Café Duke and is perfect for company gatherings, birthdays, anniversaries, hen celebrations and private brunches and can host up to 60 seated, or 120 standing. Located right next to the Champagne Bar on the lower ground floor, these rooms can also be hired together easily.
|Calrton Room & Terrace||Venue Hire||200||300||-||-||-|
The Carlton Room oozes luxury with gold leaf on linen walls and it's own cocktail bar. This is where you can also find the delicious afternoon tea by Searcys every Saturday, along with the Morning Room. This space is one of the largest and is popular for private hire including dinners, weddings, birthday parties, engagement celebrations and can host 300 standing or 200 seated. The Carlton Room adjoins a beautiful secluded terrace and garden which can either be hired separately for summer parties, or along with the Carlton to ensure a wet weather option.
|St James 1 & 2||Private Room||50||60||-||-||-|
The St James 1 & 2 are interlinking rooms overlooking Pall Mall and are ideal for more intimate events such as private dinners, drinks receptions, birthdays and meetings. They are interlinking rooms and are often hired together, offering additional space for catering, breakout, hair and makeup or dressing rooms.
|Burton Room||Private Room||140||160||-||-||-|
This beautiful room offers a beautiful blank canvas for any type of event and is popular for private lunches and dinners, drinks receptions and DJ & dancefloor. The Burton also has it's own private entrance, accessible using a refurbished antique lift, making your event feel even more exclusive. The Burton is also located opposite the Trafalgar 1 & 2 rooms, providing the ideal solution for additional catering or breakout spaces.
|Trafalgar 1 & 2||Private Room||48||50||-||-||-|
These two adjoining rooms are full of original period features and overlook 116 Pall Mall. Their neutral colours and welcoming ambience provide a blank canvas and these spaces are especially popular for private dining and drinks receptions. Hire both of these spaces together to provide the option of catering and breakout space.
|Morning Room||Venue Hire||80||120||-||-||-|
The Morning Room is a bright and airy dual-aspect room looking out onto Waterloo Place and Pall Mall. Located just below the breath-taking grand staircase and glittering 15ft chandelier, this space is situated in a prime location in the building and is perfect for any type of event or celebration, welcoming 80 seated and 120 standing. There is also a small joining room which provides a breakout or catering area and can seat 24 guests. The Morning Room has also played host to a MasterChef semi-final and is currently used for the afternoon tea, taking place every Saturday. This space offers the ideal spot to watch the world go by.