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. 


30% off Royal Tea at The Rubens

Enjoy 30% off our Royal Afternoon Tea daily, and taste heavenly dishes which have been influenced by Royal events and dining trends throughout the centuries.

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: 14h00 - 16:30 | Monday - Friday
13h00 - 17h00 | Saturday and Sunday

Venue: The Palace Lounge

Price: £39 per person 


2 for 1 on Cocktails

During the London Cocktail Week our Cavalry Bar team produced our signature Royal cocktails and these were so popular we have them a permanent place on the bar menu.

After researching Her Majesty The Queen, Prince Harry, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's favourite drinks we added The Rubens flair to the cocktails, enjoy two cocktails per person for the price of one with our Royal happy hour.

Time: 16h30 - 18h30 | Daily

Venue: The Cavalry Bar

Price: From £16 per cocktail


Burns Night Whisky Experience

Join us in The Leopard Bar, for a Burns Night whisky experience. We will guide you through an innovative and exciting whisky tour, as you taste three sensational whiskies ranging from complex and rich, full fruity single malt, to a deep and dry peated flavour. Enhance your experience with a sharing platter. A maximum of 8 guests in each group.

Time: 15h30 - 21h00

Venue: The Leopard Bar

Price:  £25 per person | £40.00 per person whisky experience and two items from the Bar Snacks menu


Sunday Lunch in The English Grill

Enjoy the best of British cuisine in the new English Grill, opulently designed with a rich royal theme of grandeur with polished silver, beautiful chandeliers and tailcoat waiters. The finest local produce is used, with dishes such as Aubrey Allen’s Roast Rib of Beef and poached salmon. Our delicious Sunday lunch offer includes unlimited Prosecco.

Time: 12h30 - 14:30 | Every Sunday

Venue: The English Grill

Price: £45 for two course | £55 for three courses
add unlimited Prosecco for an additional £25 per person



Gin Experience

Our resident mixologists will guide you through an innovative and exciting gin experience. We will be offering three sensational tasting opportunities where you will sample carefully selected gins ranging from dry, citrus to spiced Gins, accompanied by different complementary tonic water pairings.

Bookings are essential.

Time: Throughout the day

Venue: Cavalry Bar

Price: £25 per person


Sharing Platter & Bubbly

Join us in the vibrant Cavalry Bar with its welcoming atmosphere. The ideal place to gather with colleagues, friends and family, enjoy our delicious sharing platter including a choice of four items from the Bar snacks menu to share including barbecue spare ribs and blue cheese croquettes complemented with a bottle of bubbly while you enjoy live music. 

Time: 17h00 - 21h00

Venue: The Cavalry Bar or The Palace Lounge

Price:  £98 for two | single supplements apply