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 an unforgettable experience.   

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. 


Christmas Eve in The Library Restaurant

Christmas Eve is an exciting time specially with our younger guests waiting eagerly for the arrival of Santa Claus. Why not start the festivities with an evening enjoying a delicious four course menu - created for Christmas Eve by our passionate chefs, we will ensure that your Christmas celebrations start in style.

Time: 19h30 - 21h30 | Monday - Friday

Venue: The Library Restaurant

Price: £100 per person 


Christmas Day in The Old Masters Restaurant

Enjoy a traditional Christmas Day lunch or dinner with the whole family, with delicious traditional Christmas dishes that will allow you to relax whilst we take care of the festivities.

You will be welcomed with a glass of Champagne Lanson and a magnificent Christmas carvery that will be not be forgotten.

Time: Lunch 13h00 - 15h00 | Dinner 18h00 - 20h00

Venue: The Old Masters

Price: £125 per person 


Royal Festive Tea at The Rubens

Join us for a Royal Tea at The Rubens during the Festive Season served with unlimited mulled wine. The Palace Lounge is the perfect venue to while away the afternoon sipping our exclusive Rubens' Jubilee blend from Twinings. This December enjoy a 25% discount on Afternoon Tea during the week.

Time: 14h00 - 16h30 | Monday - Friday
13h00 - 17h00 | Saturday and Sunday

Venue: The Palace Lounge

Price: £39 per person with unlimited mulled wine | The Prince and Princess Royal Tea is £15 per child for children up to 12 years old


New Year’s Celebrations

Welcome the New Year with a luxurious five course menu in our Old Masters Restaurant or enjoy a special New Year’s Eve menu in The Library Restaurant, both specially created by our chefs. 

After the dinner retire to the Palace Lounge, where our resident pianist will set the atmosphere whilst you enjoy your evening and wait for the Champagne toast at midnight. The perfect way to spend the evening with friends and family!

Time: Old Masters Restaurant 17h00 - 19h00
The Library Restaurant 19h30 - 21h30

Price: Old Masters £60 per person
The Library Restaurant £130 per person


Festive Happy Hour

Join us for a two for one offer on hot cocktails this festive season featuring Irish coffees as well as our much loved flambéed cocktails which include the coconut banana flambé, flaming Lamborghini and the goblet of fire every Thursday - a great way to warm up this winter.

Time: 17h00 - 19h00 

Venue: Cavalry Bar and Palace Lounge


Cocktails in The Leopard Champagne Bar

The cosy and warm atmosphere of the Leopard Champagne Bar is the perfect venue to relax in with friends and family. Enjoy one of our tempting Champagne cocktails, the menu features favourites like the Classic Champagne Cocktail and Midnight’s Kiss. Come join us for a relaxing afternoon of sophistication. 

Time: 12h00 - 20h00

Venue: Leopard Champagne Bar