Plan your perfect event

Explore our unique and versatile event spaces, you are sure to find the perfect room for your private lunch or dinner, reception or celebration.

A room for any occasion

Whether you're planning an intimate dinner party for ten or a grand reception for up to sixty, The Petersham will provide an unforgettable experience to suit every occasion.

At The Petersham we have a wealth of experience in catering for a wide variety of private events, from corporate to baby showers, our experienced team would be delighted to help you plan everything from place cards to the all important food and drink!  

Choose the perfect space

  • The River Room

    With its private terrace and views stretching out across the Petersham meadow to the Thames, The River Room will provide the perfect setting for your special celebration. The room is elegantly appointed with stylish accessories and furniture. The outdoor terrace allows ample room for guests to enjoy the view of the beautiful countryside.

    Receptions for up to 60

    Day hire £750
    Evening hire £500

  • The Terrace Suite

    For larger parties The Terrace Suite, which is located on the ground floor of the hotel, offers private dining for up to 30 guests. This elegant room is bright and airy and has double doors allowing access to the bar terrace which overlooks the meadow and river. During the spring and summer months you’ll see cows grazing in the meadow below; a sight that is rarely seen so close to London.

    Private dining for up to 30
    Receptions for up to 60

    Day hire £650
    Evening hire £450

  • The Cellars

    With its vaulted ceilings and quaint alcoves, The Cellars are a unique and wonderful location for private dining, wine tasting, gastronomic dinners, murder mystery themed events, or even a party with disco or karaoke. Made up of two areas, the Tasting Room is an exclusive bar area for pre-dinner drinks and receptions while The Claret Room provides the setting for an intimate lunch or dinner, seating up to 20 guests.

    Private dining for up to 20
    Receptions for up to 40
    Disco or Karaoke for up to 50

    Room hire £350
    Disco or karaoke from £585

    Evening reception packages available from £40 per person (minimum of 30)

  • Restaurant Exclusive Hire

    The Petersham Restaurant, Richmond is available for exclusive hire for receptions, lunches and dinners for up to 120 guests. Each table boasts unspoilt, panoramic views of the River Thames; a wonderful backdrop for any special occasion. You and your guests can enjoy the magnificent backdrop whilst being treated to fine British cooking.

    Private dining for up to 90
    Receptions for up to 120

    Exclusive use - price upon request
    Contact our Events Team on 020 8939 1066 or email for further details.

  • The Alcove

    Imagine an evening with some of your closest friends, sharing laughter and tales of the past, within the four walls of your very own private dining room. The Alcove is a private area off the main dining room and offers the same ‘fine dining’ experience with all the privacy of a secluded salon area. Seating up to 12 guests, this discrete dining room is simply perfect for business lunches and gatherings.

    Private dining for up to 12

    No room hire charge - please contact restaurant on 020 8939 1084.

"A huge thank you to you and all the staff at The Petersham who helped make my party on Saturday an enormous success!! Everyone was thrilled to bits with the room, the food, the wine, the service - everything! I cannot praise the staff highly enough."

Mrs Wendy Verco

Event enquiries

Start planning your perfect Petersham event

The team is on hand to answer any queries you may have, and would be delighted to start planning a personalised event tailored to your exact specifications.