What's On

The Rubens at the Palace, opposite the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace, celebrates each month of the year with inspiring events and the chance to sample extraordinary local and seasonal cuisine, international flavours and enables guests to learn about the latest trends.  Enjoy a variety of different dining and entertainment experiences with family or friends for unforgettable memories.   

We go to great lengths to provide the very best experience in each of our venues, and welcome suggestions from you for future events too, so please do feel free to let us know what may be of interest to you. 

We look forward to welcoming you in the coming months. 


Celebrating Afternoon Tea Week

Enjoy 30% off our Royal Afternoon Tea in celebration of Afternoon Tea Week, and taste treats that have been influenced by Royal events and dining trends. Overlooking the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace, the Palace Lounge is the perfect venue to while away the afternoon sipping our exclusive Rubens' Jubilee blend from Twinings.

Time: 12h00 - 14h00 | 16h00 - 18h00

Venue: The Palace Lounge

Price: £31.50 per person 


Summer Picnic in the Park

Enjoy a picnic feast in the park this summer, served in traditional wicker baskets. London is famous for its glorious parks and our picnic hampers are filled with delicious al fresco goodies - perfect for a lazy afternoon. Complete with delicate finger sandwiches, salads, Kentish garden strawberries & clotted cream and homemade pastries. 
For extra sparkle, perhaps add a bottle of recommended wine or Champagne.

Time: Daily | Weather permitting  

Price: £25 per person | Minimum two people 


Pre-Theatre dining in The English Grill

Savour two or three delicious courses at The English Grill before heading to the theatre.

With delicious starters, daily homemade pies, and tempting desserts, our Pre Theatre Menu is the perfect first act.

Time: 17h00 - 19:00

Venue: The English Grill

Price: £30.00 for two courses | £35.00 for three course


bbar Summer Menu

Grab a quick summer bite on the terrace at bbar.

Enjoy perfectly crafted BBQ chicken, smoked salmon or Mozambique steak sandwich, or a refreshing salad, overlooking the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace.

Time: 12h00 - 17h00 | Monday - Saturday

Venue: bbar

Price: Menu priced from £12 


Champagne & Famous Steak Sandwich

Relax in the sophisticated Leopard Bar, an elegant venue with an unrivalled menu of cocktails, whiskies and Champagnes. To mark the opening of London’s latest destination, get your friends together to enjoy a bottle of Lanson Champagne and our famous Steak Sandwich.

To book please call 020 7834 6600 or e-mail

Time: 12h00 - 23h00

Venue: Leopard Bar

Price: £109 for two people

Whisky & Sharing Platter Experience

Allow our resident experts to guide you on a tour of innovative and exciting Whiskies. Discover three sensational tasting journeys from full, fruity single malts, to deep peat flavours. Each whisky voyage is accompanied by a platter of cheeses and chocolate truffles.

To book please call 020 7834 6600 or e-mail

Time: 17h00 - 21h30

Venue: Leopard Bar

Price: £49.50 per person


Champagne Afternoon Tea

Experience the royal treatment with a special offer on our Champagne Afternoon Tea in the Palace Lounge.

Enjoy mouth-watering sandwiches, freshly baked scones with lashings of clotted cream and delightful pastries are perfectly accompanied by a glass of Champagne.

Time: 12h00 - 14h00 

Venue:The Palace Lounge

Price: £31 per person 


Express Lunch in The English Grill

Enjoy the fabulous dishes on offer at The English Grill while on a time crunch.

The Express Lunch menu offers two or three courses including our famous black pudding dcotch egg, daily pies and decadent English trifle.

Time: 12h30 - 14h30

Venue: The English Grill

Price: £30.00 two-courses |  £35.00 three-courses


London Fashion Week

Toast haute couture at The New York Bar during London Fashion Week with a specially crafted cocktail. VKA Vodka and Chambord shaken with fresh Grapefruit and Gagliardo Mandarin: Martini-style Cosmopolitan, straight up.

Time: 12h00 - 23h00

Venue: The New York Bar

Price: From £16 each


Wine Tasting Experience & Sharing Platter

Discover the incredible wines of our South African sister property, Bouchard Finlayson, from the iconic Sauvignon Blanc to the world-renowned Pinot Noir, paired perfectly with a selection of savoury and sweet tapas.

Time: 12h00 - 22h00 | Monday - Saturday

Venue: bbar

Price: £24 per person