Introducing Our Private Meeting Rooms in Central London

In the modern age of remote working, private meeting rooms offer the perfect solution for meetings, offsites, presentations and collaborative sessions. From historic landmarks to modern co-working spaces, there are a plethora of great options when it comes to booking a private meeting room in Central London.

Starting from £60 per hour


At The Shaftesbury, we believe that renting venues for private or corporate functions should always be affordable, which is why our room rentals start at £60 per hour.

We have a number of different size spaces depending on the scope of your booking, and offer dedicated events staff with every booking to ensure you and your guests have a pleasant experience. Catering is available at request, with our hospitality team offering a range of food and drinks suited to any occasion.

The Taffner Suite

As one of our smaller events space, the Taffner holds up to twenty people, and has fully configurable seating. Rentals start from £100 an hour and it can be equipped with a large TV screen if required for corporate functions. In the evenings, The Taffner is our private hospitality suite, so it is also available to rent for pre-show drinks receptions or special events.

The modern space is architecturally striking, featuring a unique archway cut from the original walls of the theatre, which separates the raised seating area from the nook with comfortable bench seating. The Taffner is equipped with a private bathroom, capabilities for music, and a private serving area which can be staffed upon request. There is also the ability to have catering options in the space or in one of our larger bar areas pre/post-meeting. From drinks receptions to breakfast meetings, get in touch with our events team to learn more about our bespoke catering packages.

At the Shaftesbury, we also have several larger rooms available for hire for meetings or events, the largest of which has a standing capacity of 150.

Visit our events page to explore our full list of spaces or email to book a viewing.


Why choose The Shaftesbury for my meeting?


The Shaftesbury is a prominent historic West End Theatre located in its own landscaped setting adjacent to Shaftesbury Avenue in London’s Bloomsbury. We’re the West End’s largest independent theatre and have played a significant role in shaping London’s theatrical scene.


Aside from our historic status, here’s five reasons to pick The Shaftesbury for your next meeting:

  • Centrally located: 3 minutes walk from Tottenham Court Road Station, 5 minutes walk from Holborn Station, and just 5 minutes walk into Soho, it’s the ideal location for guests travelling from any train station or airport. As well as providing endless options for entertainment or socialising after your meeting. More information on our location can be found here.
  • Fully staffed bookings: At The Shaftesbury all meetings, even the most modest, get a dedicated Events Host with who will be on hand to help you or your guests throughout your visit.
  • Newly renovated: We take great pride in our building and have an ongoing programme to expand and update the facilities, at the Shaftesbury. Melding modern design with the charm of the Theatre’s historic architecture we are creating some of the best facilities in the West End. .
  • Flexibility: Still waiting on some RSVPs? Our Flexible Booking Guarantee allows you to confirm your numbers for catering as late as 30 days before your event. So, you can be sure you won’t waste money on food & drink costs and make the most of your event budget.
  • Unique Experience: Welcome your guests into a building like no other and elevate your meeting beyond the boardroom. As a grade II listed theatre that juxtaposes contemporary design with historic architecture, you can be sure that clients, stakeholders, and your own team will be impressed with your choice of venue.



Remote and hybrid working has left a lasting impact on the possibilities of workplaces, and at the Shaftesbury we endeavour to offer a unique and service-focused experience which will bring out the best in your team.


Discover more about what we offer our meeting room bookings here, or get in touch with us on 0207 395 1322 / – to schedule your viewing or book into one of our spaces.