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Kensington, W8

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Located on Kensington High Street is a stunning listed Art Deco building. The ground floor is a social retail space, offering a range of high quality Japanese goods and a coffee stand; on the first floor, there is a Japanese restaurant and a Tatami Room; and on the lower ground floor, a Gallery, a Hall and a Library. We provide a unique and prestigious backdrop for a variety of events, with an interior that has been transformed into a stunning contemporary space offering an ideal canvas to engage with clients and activate brands in an iconic setting. With a busy programme of exhibitions created in Japan that focuses on art , technology and design, which can be hired exclusively to enhance any event.

The spaces available for hire are suitable for a variety of events, ranging from drinks receptions for 170 guests, conferences for 140 or dinner for 100, to small boardroom meetings for 12 guests. Our diverse rooms are available for hire to organisations, bodies and companies whose activities support and promote Japanese culture, society and business.


The Tatami Room has a maximum capacity of eight guests for meetings. As per Japanese custom, shoes are to be removed before taking a seat in this room. 

The Library has a maximum capacity of 12 guests for boardroom style meetings. 

The Hall has a maximum capacity of 180 guests for a standing drinks reception. 

The Hall and Library are fully equipped with Ultra HD screens/projector - perfect for screenings,  presentations and branding opportunities.

All catering is externally provided – please ask us about our list of preferred suppliers. 



Whole Venue Capacity +
  • Venue capacity icon Theatre: 140
  • Venue capacity icon Boardroom: 32
  • Venue capacity icon Cabaret: 60
  • Venue capacity icon Standing: 200
  • Venue capacity icon Dining: 100
  • Venue capacity icon Sq/ft: 6000.00
Hire Options +
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    Full day hire
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    Half day hire
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  • Full venue hire
  • Hourly hire
  • Long term hire
Features & Restrictions +


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    Approved caterers only
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    Tables & Chairs
  • Allow external caterers
  • Can provide Halal
  • Can provide Kosher
  • Dry Hire
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Full catering kitchen
  • Inhouse caterers available
  • Kitchen facilities available
  • Tableware & Crockery
  • Vegan Friendly
  • Venue can provide alcohol
  • Wet Hire

Allowed Events

  • 18th Birthday Parties
  • 21st Birthday Parties
  • Child friendly
  • Loud Music
  • Open past 12am
  • Ticketed Events


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    Alcohol License
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    Temporary event notices (TENs) available
  • BYOB
  • Civil ceremony licence
  • Full wedding license
  • Late License
  • Noise restrictions

Venue Specs

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    Air Conditioning
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    Goods lift
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    Loading bay
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    Wheelchair access
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    Whiteboards/ flipcharts
  • Accommodation
  • Breakout rooms
  • Dancefloor
  • Dog friendly
  • Early access
  • Outside area
  • Parking Facilities
  • Rain friendly
  • Ramps
  • Separate Entrance
  • Smoking area


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    AV equipment
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    Hearing loop
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    On-site technician
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    PA System
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    Screens / Projector
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    Video Conferencing
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  • Bring your own DJ
  • High Speed Fibre Optic
  • Hybrid Events
  • Live Streaming
  • Sky Sports
  • Stage
  • Video Recording
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