The Leopard Room

Description

Set in the heart of London Victoria, just opposite Buckingham Palace's Royal Mews, The Leopard Room caters exclusively for private hire events. The sophisticated venue boasts a private entrance and facilities, bringing a new level of sophistication and elegance to your next event. The Leopard Room offers an indulgent experience, serving mouthwatering canapés, finger foods, and a diverse selection of creative cocktails and beverages. It's also possible to elevate your occasion with optional live music, performed on our permanent stage. 

Whether it's a birthday party, corporate function, private meeting, anniversary celebration, or engagement party, The Leopard Room provides the ideal setting for a memorable event. With a maximum standing capacity of 40 people or 20 people seated, The Leopard Room offers an intimate yet vibrant space for your private event, ensuring an unforgettable experience for you and your guests.

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The Leopard Room offers versatility:

  • Standing capacity: 40 people 
  • Standing capacity with live band and stage: 30 people 
  • Seated - across two circular tables: 20 people 
  • Seated - one long table: 14 people 

The Leopard Room is available for private hire throughout the day. Please make an online enquiry to check the latest availability and discuss your requirements with one of the experienced events team. 

A minimum spend will be required

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Special Offer: Group Party Offer: 10% off

The Rubens at the Palace are dedicated to making your event an extraordinary affair. Book a drinks reception or private dining event with the hotel taking place before the end of August 2024 and receive a glass of champagne upon arrival for each of your guests with The Rubens compliments. In addition to this, you'll also benefit from 10% off your event spend.

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Open for drinks

With an eclectic mix of signature cocktails, delectable bites, and live music, this promises to be a popular haunt in the heart of London.

Open from Tuesday to Saturday, between 5 pm and 10:30 pm.

Bookings are available - walk in's also welcome 

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Exclusive Seasonal Wimbledon Pop Up: SWEET SERVE

Available 1st - 14th July

Paula Stakelum, our Global Director of Chocolate and Pâtisserie, better known as Paula Pastry, will be in our Leopard Room at The Rubens at the Palace hosting a pop-up in collaboration with Lanson Champagne in celebration of Wimbledon. Paula has crafted an exclusive tennis-themed pastry for guests to enjoy with a glass of refreshing Champagne Lanson. Enjoy elegant decor by Lanson, and live tennis screenings in our Leopard Room whilst you immerse yourself in the electric atmosphere of Wimbledon.

A takeout option of the pastry will be available in the iconic Paula Pastry box, co-branded with Champagne Lanson, catering to guests who wish to sit in nearby St James' Park.

Time: From 11am to 6pm 

Price: From £10 per person 

Tables will be limited so bookings are open now

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New for 2024: Afternoon Tea Parties 

The Rubens are delighted to welcome guests celebrating a special occasion. Parties can be held in The Leopard Room with the dedicated events team on hand to help organise every detail.

BABY SHOWER AFTERNOON TEA
Celebrate your baby shower at The Rubens with a unique and memorable Baby Shower Afternoon Tea. Share this joyous occasion with your loved ones and enjoy baby shower-themed biscuits alongside our classic Royal Afternoon Tea offering.

BRIDAL AFTERNOON TEA
Celebrate your upcoming wedding with an enchanting Bridal Afternoon Tea. Delight in the elegant atmosphere as you savour bridal-themed delicacies, creating unforgettable memories as you toast to the bride-to-be amidst the refined ambiance of this distinguished venue.

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For Daytime or Evening Events The Leopard Room offers: 

Thoughtful design

Sumptuous brown leather, deep-buttoned sofas are complemented by antique pine wood panelled walls handcrafted in England and adorned with glass whisky display cabinets. The Leopard Room provides the perfect setting to host your guests in absolute privacy as the private entrance and private bathroom facilities add a touch of exclusivity.

Creative cocktails

The Leopard Room offers an extensive and carefully curated cocktail list, showcasing unique twists on celebrated classics and exciting theatrical displays. Highlights include the picture-perfect Royal Spritz, a classic combination of flavours with Martini Bianco and Aperol which complement the essence of orange bitter to make the perfect aperitivo.

A feast for the senses

With vegan, vegetarian, and halal options available, our impressive food menu is sure to satisfy all of your guests' appetites and more. Served with creative flair, our flavourful canapés are impossible to beat. Highlights include Dry Aged Beef Fillet with Chimichurri Sauce, Gin & Tonic Smoked Salmon with Exmoor Caviar blinis, and Pecan Macarons with Truffle & Honey.

A versatile bar

Whether you are planning a birthday party or a corporate gathering, an anniversary, or an engagement party, The Leopard Room is the perfect venue for a special celebration. Creative signature cocktails and a mouthwatering menu of canapés and bowl food are sure to set the tone for a sophisticated affair. 

The Perfect Ambiance
Curate an event exclusively tailored to the character of your party with the Leopard Room's state-of-the-art audio system. Offering a Plug and Play and the option for live music, be inspired by our selection of live artist recommendations from Hip-Hop and R&B to classic and modern Jazz.

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Dedicated Events Team

The Leopard Room can be hired for private events such as birthday parties, baby showers, anniversaries, product launches, team away days, engagement parties, and intimate celebrations. The Events Team would happily discuss your requirements to make your occasion memorable. Please make an enquiry online and a member of the team will be in touch. 

What's on

Offers

Offer Availability
Group Party Offer: 10% off
At The Rubens at the Palace, we are dedicated to making your event an extraordinary affair. Book a drinks reception or private dining event with the hotel taking place before the end of August 2024 and receive a glass of champagne upon arrival for each of your guests with The Rubens compliments. In addition to this, you'll also benefit from 10% off your event spend.
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Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Afternoon Tea Party Offer: Complimentary Prosecco
At The Rubens at the Palace, we are dedicated to making your event an extraordinary affair. Book an Afternoon Tea party in one of our private rooms this summer and each guest will receive a complimentary glass of Prosecco. Valid for groups of 20 guests or more until the end of August 2024.
Monday 12:00 – 16:00
Tuesday 12:00 – 16:00
Wednesday 12:00 – 16:00
Thursday 12:00 – 16:00
Friday 12:00 – 16:00
Saturday 12:00 – 16:00
Sunday 12:00 – 16:00

Vouchers

Monetary Gift Voucher
£10 - £500

Info

  • Happily Affordable ££
  • Taking Bookings
  • Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilets
  • No Door Charge

Hours

Day Open Close Notes
Monday 7:00 23:30 Private Hire Only.
Tuesday 7:00 23:30 Private Hire Only.
Wednesday 7:00 23:30 Private Hire Only.
Thursday 7:00 23:30 Private Hire Only.
Friday 7:00 23:30 Private Hire Only.
Saturday 7:00 23:30 Private Hire Only.
Sunday 7:00 23:30 Private Hire Only.

Location

Address

The Leopard Room, The Rubens at the Palace Hotel, 39 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W 0PS

Area

Victoria

Nearest Station

Victoria (Tube)

Menus

  • Cuisines

    This venue serves Bar Snacks, Halal, International and Fine Dining food.

  • A word from the chef:

    With vegan, vegetarian, and halal options available, our impressive food menu is sure to satisfy all of your guests' appetites and more. Served with creative flair, our flavourful canapés are impossible to beat. Highlights include Dry Aged Beef Fillet with Chimichurri Sauce, Gin & Tonic Smoked Salmon with Exmoor Caviar blinis, and Pecan Macarons with Truffle & Honey.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Seated
Capacity
Standing
Cost Min spend
Midweek*
Min spend
Weekend*
The Leopard Bar Venue Hire 20 40 - From £2,000 From £2,000

Set in the heart of London Victoria, just opposite Buckingham Palace's Royal Mews, The Leopard Room caters exclusively for private hire events. Our sophisticated venue boasts its own private entrance and facilities, bringing a new level of sophistication and elegance to your next event. The Leopard Room offers an indulgent experience, serving mouthwatering canapés, finger foods, and a diverse selection of creative cocktails and beverages. It's also possible to elevate your occasion with optional live music, performed on our permanent stage.

Whether it's a birthday party, corporate function, private meeting, anniversary celebration, or engagement party, The Leopard Room provides the ideal setting for a memorable event. With a maximum standing capacity of 40 people or 20 people seated, The Leopard Room offers an intimate yet vibrant space for your private event, ensuring an unforgettable experience for you and your guests.

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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