IoD London Business & Entertaining Facilities

Free access to exclusive London facilities at 116 Pall Mall

Members of the Institute of Directors in Ireland can access the A Grade I-listed building in the heart of London, steeped in a rich history that dates back nearly 200 years.  With facilities for your next business lunch, board meeting, conference, dinner or training day.

It is the perfect central London venue - just a stone’s throw from Trafalgar Square, St James' Park and the West End. The location offers both free and competitively rated meeting facilities in first-class surroundings, ideal for networking with your fellow business leaders when doing business outside Ireland.

Members lounges

One of the many benefits to being an IoD member is having access to our historic member lounges at 116 Pall Mall free of charge.  An all-day menu is served from 8am to 6pm from Monday to Friday.

Continental or full English breakfast is available as well as a range of freshly prepared sandwiches and salads. We have a fabulous cake selection too that can be washed down with a range of our teas and coffees prepared by our in-house barista.

Private meeting and function room hire

Five floors of unique rooms are available for hire in the stunning Georgian London premises, with capacities ranging from 4 to 1,500 people in a variety of styles.

116 Pall Mall is perfectly suited to almost any business occasion, from conferences, training days, interviews and seminars to exhibitions, AGMs and awards ceremonies, we can accommodate you with first-class service and competitive prices.

Whether you're looking to hold a glitzy cocktail reception, intimate dinner, film screening or full-on fashion show, 116 Pall Mall offers versatile space with immaculate service.

The Business Centre has 15 modern meeting rooms and this year, we launched the IoD Academy – a state-of-the-art training facility on the third floor, providing six additional rooms perfect for corporate hire in the heart of the capital.

Room hire rates are extremely competitive, with food and drink options to suit all budgets.Our in-house event management team would be delighted to guide you through every stage.

The Restaurant at 116 Pall Mall

The Restaurant at 116 Pall Mall is one of London's best kept secrets, remaining exclusive to IoD members. The Head Chef, Andrew Doherty, creates exquisite menus using only fresh seasonal produce. This bright, airy space overlooking Waterloo Place is an inviting spot to dine and watch the world go by, creating a prime destination at the heart of 116 Pall Mall.

What you can expect

  • British food with an emphasis on seasonal ingredients
  • A relaxed environment perfectly suited for business lunching and after-work entertaining
  • Dishes such as rump of Welsh lamb with a pistachio crust, asparagus and labneh | pan-fried sea trout with razor clam, bouillabaisse and samphire | fillet of beef with oxtail pastille and port jus

A great deal of research goes into sourcing only the finest ingredients for each season's menu and a selection of fine wines is also carefully chosen to perfectly complement each dish.

The Wine Bar

Located in the charming, original vaulted cellars of 116 Pall Mall, the Wine Bar is a unique venue. With exposed brickwork, timber and arches, this warm, cosy members' bar retains the original features of this historic building.  

  • A brand new charcuterie and tapas counter with a range of delicious dishes, including slow cooked crispy lamb shoulder with harrisa mayonnaise, and tempura goats cheese and figs
  • A brand new dedicated gin menu
  • A recently refurbished setting, so you can enjoy the music, ambience and character of our unique space.

For an informal lunchtime drink with guests, a relaxing hour with a glass of wine and a newspaper, or an exclusive venue for an evening in London's West End, the Wine Bar offers the perfect setting.

Café Duke

Café Duke was created from the original washrooms for officers of the United Services Club. The room has retained its original features to showcase its unique and quirky architecture, while also becoming a modern business hub for members.

The café’s relaxed atmosphere and quirky interior boasts a new layout and soft furnishings as well as improved acoustics, but the key addition is its focus on ‘grab and go’ meals, suited to those with a busy, on-the-move lifestyle.

  • Fresh sandwiches, snacks and hot and cold drinks that can be taken away or eaten in
  • A range of daily specials with a focus on seasonal produce
  • A quirky interior with a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere

Please note, you must have a valid IoD Ireland membership card to avail of member offers and discounts.