The Medieval Banquet

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Medieval Banquet is a show like no other in London! Centrally located, London's original Medieval banquet has stood in the beautiful and historic setting of St Katharine's Docks, just a two minute walk from Tower Bridge, for over forty years. Travel back to Medieval London where the year is 1529 and culture has never been so riotous! Join Henry VIII and his court, at this most royal of banquets and enjoy a four course feast with beer and wine brought to your table throughout the meal. Traditional music echoes around the banquetting hall, as medieval styled entertainment plays out before your eyes. Knights prepare to do battle with an elaborate display of sword-fighting, while magicians, jugglers and minstrels transport you back to merry olde England in this hugely entertaining dinner-theatre experience.

All this takes place with the history of 1000 years beneath your feet! Later, once the wine has settled and the flowing ale has taken affect; the music is brought back into more modern times and everyone one is invited to get up and dance the night away. This raucous night of immersive entertainment encourages you join to in as much as you want, you can sing and dance, or if if you'd rather, you can just sit back and watch events unfurl. You can even hire fancy dress costumes to really get into character! Perfect for the whole family, for special occasions, parties, stag and hen dos, or even if you just fancy doing something a little different, The Medieval Banquet is not your usual dining experience. Tickets must be purchased in advance, and you can book through DesignMyNight.

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The Medieval Banquet

The Medieval Banquet

Various dates

How do you fancy joining Henry VIII and his court of knights, troubadours, contortionists, magicians, jugglers,...

Medieval Banquet Sunday Ticket

Medieval Banquet Sunday Ticket

Various dates

A delicious 4 course meal with wine and ale? Yes please! Throw in some authentic medieval entertainment and you have a...


Dinner Booking Required.
Booking required
Happily Affordable ££
City of London


Day Open Close Notes
Monday - -
Tuesday (today) - -
19:30 00:00
19:30 00:00
19:30 00:00
19:30 00:00
17:30 21:30


The Medieval Banquet
Ivory House St Katharine Docks, London, E1W 1BP

East London

Nearest station:
Tower Hill (Tube)
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Drink Prices Price
Pint of Lager £4.50
Pint of Real Ale £4.30
Bottle of Lager (330ml) £4.20
Bottle of Cider (568ml) £4.50
Cocktail £7.50
Spirit and Mixer (50ml double shot and mixer) £8.00
Glass of Wine (175ml measure Large ) £5.00
Bottle of House Wine £17.50
Bottle of Champagne £70.00
Jaeger Bomb £4.50


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This venue serves British, Vegetarian Friendly and European food.

A word from the chef:
A four course set medieval banquet will be served featuring hearty vegetable soup, meat platters, roast chicken and traditional fruit pies. Washed down with red wine, juice and ale, all included in the ticket price. Additional drinks such as cocktails can be ordered from the bar from £5, as well as larger pitchers. Vegetarian meals and specials for those with dietary requirements can also be catered for, but these must be ordered in advance.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
Nightfall Banquet Christmas Party 450 Prices start from £59 per head
* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Came here with a group of friends not knowing what to expect. The venue itself is great and you can get dressed up in medieval attire to add to the atmosphere. Once inside and drinking you do start to believe you are in medieval times and the staff have everybody heckling and cheering so its great fun. More for a group than for a couple of people as the more the merrier. Good fun evening had by all.
by on August 1st, 2017

If you can get tickets for this on an offer then it worth a visit. However, if you pay full price, you may be a little disappointed. The watered down alcohol is free flowing, but the food is BASIC, and not dished out to generously either. The entertainment is reasonable, but if you are sat past the mid way point of the table, don't expect to be able to see much as all the tables are set in deep alcoves that don't really lend themselves to watching a show from. I've been to similar events in Florida and Spain, which were similar in quality for food and drink, but had the added excitement of horses and jousting. If you wave seen these then this will seem very pedestrian in comparison.
by on February 4th, 2017
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A really great night. Ended up going on a mate's stag do and wasn't sure about it before hand, but we all had a laugh. Food was good, ale was flowing and the atmosphere was terrific.
by on August 4th, 2014
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