The Art Deco façade

Ciné Lumière

The Art Deco Listed Library

Ciné Lumière II

Boutique Cinema

Venue Hire

Situated in the heart of South Kensington, one of the most fashionable locations in London, the Institut français is a stone’s throw from the V&A, the Natural History Museum and the South Kensington tube station.

The Perfect Setting for your Event

Our outstanding heritage building, with its stylish Art Deco premises, is home to eight varied spaces, one of which will assuredly suit your needs. Two cinema rooms: Ciné Lumière and Ciné Lumière II; our delightful Art Deco Listed Library; our charming, intimate yet versatile Salons; the Atelier for creative uses; and our two smaller meeting rooms the Salle Baudoin and the Studios.

The Institut français du Royaume-Uni makes an original venue for all types of events such as corporate events, board meetings, press screenings, presentations, launches, receptions, and dinners.


Catering and Services

All our rooms have WIFI and a modern AV equipment is available on request. Our onsite conferencing team will work with you to plan your event as smoothly as possible and will provide technical support if needed.

Accommodation hire fees are exempt from VAT. The hire charge includes the equipment mentioned in the description; furniture hire is available upon request. Staff costs are included (except security, cloakroom, attendant, receptionist).

To make your event stand out with great taste, our Brasserie Gazette is perfect for your office breakfasts, business meetings and receptions. Brasserie Gazette will provide you with a gourmet list of catering options upon request.

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