Private Hire

Whether you’re looking to celebrate a special milestone or simply get down to business, Pavilion is home to Colchester’s most innovative private dining spaces.

We have spaces to suit all requirements.  To discuss your requirements, or arrange a viewing of our spaces, please get in touch with our dedicated Events Team on

The Gallery

Part of the original Grade II listed building, The Gallery is an exquisite private dining room, offering an extensive and versatile space with doors leading out onto The Courtyard. The space has been designed with a gentle nod to the history of the building using reclaimed and repurposed design elements, an interior of soft botanical features and statement original artwork.

Comfortably seating anything from 20 to 65 guests depending on your chosen configuration.  It’s subtle inbuilt screen makes the room as suitable for a business presentation, as it is for an intimate wedding reception.

The Mezzanine

The Mezzanine dining room has undoubtedly the best view of the restaurant with a floor to ceiling window and balcony overlooking the dining atrium, and at the other end views of the dining terrace and River Colne.

With white marble tables, botanically inspired upholstery, exposed brick walls and conference facilities, whether it’s for intimate dining or a business conference The Mezzanine is a complete function space seating up to 20 guests.

***Please note that this space is currently being refurbished, please email the Events Team for details and availability***

The River Wing

The River Wing is home to the conservatory and can seat up to 75 guests. With zoned seating, love seats and raised booths it is ideal for larger parties seeking intimate spaces.