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Old Palace Chester, The River Room

Location pin

Little St John St, Chester, CH1 1SN - 

  • Users

    Up to
    110 guests

  • Table with chairs

    Offers
    catering

  • Delivery truck

    Internal Catering
    allowed

Steeped in 300 years of history, this exquisite venue set on the banks of the River Dee offers a perfect blend of heritage and contemporary style. The Palace enjoys privacy and riverside views across The Groves. Old Palace Chester has been restored and redefined as an exclusive-use venue with 23 ensuite bedrooms for unique city-based celebrations and events.

With stunning architecture, breath-taking interiors, exquisite gardens and an iconic position on the banks of the River Dee, Old Palace Chester is the most prestigious exclusive private hire venue-with rooms in Cheshire and arguably the North West.

With stunning architecture, breath-taking interiors, exquisite gardens and an iconic position on the banks of the River Dee, Old Palace Chester is the most prestigious exclusive private hire venue-with rooms in Cheshire and arguably the North West.

Corporate meetings & events

Swap strip lights and water coolers for inspirational spaces designed to help you engage, connect and grow. Buildings are historic, technology is smart. And watch our light-filled spaces and river-side views send productivity soaring. Refuel with brain-boosting food, menus curated by you – each dish a delicious celebration of the season. From thrilling team-building events to whole company away-days, board meetings to strategy sessions, our spaces are as impressive and as flexible as your business.

From 18 to 150, let’s meet.

Product launches

From fashion brands to book launches, there’s plenty of space to play in, in total city seclusion. Invite the world’s press and put your pack through their paces. Gather your favourite influencers at your latest product launch. Or film your latest campaign in total peace and quiet.

Whatever field you’re in, we’ve the space and imagination – to bring your brand to life.

Host an event

Uniquely flexible spaces, exclusively yours. Exceptional food. And a team who knows how to organise an event…

Host the ultimate dinner. Pop the corks on a dazzling engagement party. Kick up your heels at your Christmas party. Whatever the occasion, celebrate in superb style.

Unforgettable experiences, curated just for you, delivered with warmth and care. We can’t wait to host yours.

Dine at Old Palace Chester

Exquisite, seasonal food is at the heart of what we do. Carefully curated menus, each a celebration of the season are built around you and your team.

Experience brain-enhancing breakfasts and memorable lunched in the Ballroom. Gather in Peploe Bar for work refreshments. Or host an unforgettable fine dining dinner, every plate, every table dressed to impress.

Whatever the occasion, ours is food to dine for.

Capacity & layout

Standing

Standing

up to 110

Dining

Dining

up to 80

Theatre

Theatre

up to 110

Boardroom

Boardroom

up to 18

Cabaret

Cabaret

up to 56

Classroom

Classroom

up to 34

Pricing
& opening hours

Weekly schedule
  • monday

    0:00 - 24:00

  • tuesday

    0:00 - 24:00

  • wednesday

    0:00 - 24:00

  • thursday

    0:00 - 24:00

  • friday

    0:00 - 24:00

  • saturday

    0:00 - 24:00

  • sunday

    0:00 - 24:00

Catering & drinks

Catering arrangements

Catering arrangements

Catering facilities

Catering facilities

Refreshments

Refreshments

Alcohol

Alcohol

Amenities

Cloakroom

Cloakroom

Disabled access

Disabled access

Heating

Heating

Air conditioning

Air conditioning

Natural light

Natural light

Outdoor / Garden / Beach

Outdoor / Garden / Beach

Table / chairs included

Table / chairs included

Tea

Tea

Public transport

Public transport

Premises parking

Premises parking

Overnight accommodation

Overnight accommodation

Breakout rooms

Breakout rooms

Space rules

Allowed events

wedding

Wedding ceremony licence

Cancellation policy

Terms and conditions available on request.

Location