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Extraordinary piece of history in the middle of the City

Any visitor to London would be rightly surprised to find a full sized sports ground and a small... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Nicholas H
London, United Kingdom
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Little known green space on edge of City of London

I am lucky to attend regular formal dinners at this venue and have had nothing but a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Andrew T
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Any visitor to London would be rightly surprised to find a full sized sports ground and a small castle in the centre of the City of London, but that’s what the Honorary Artillery Company premises are. The sports ground was originally used for archery practice...More

Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I am lucky to attend regular formal dinners at this venue and have had nothing but a wonderful dinning experience. The venue is perfect for the most formal of formal evenings and you just feel right in Black Tie. The Long Room is a less...More

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

I was the photographer for a wedding held yesterday, the venue is simply stunning, steeped in history, spotlessly clean & tidy. Claire Kirikal the event organiser for the HAC was without doubt the best organiser I’ve ever dealt with happy, relaxed & NOTHING was too...More

Thank MMoggridge
Reviewed 3 August 2018

A great historic building that was immediately opposite out Hotel (Travelodge) when we were in London recently and just looking at its history with the forces is interesting as well. It is a popular venue for functions and for the forces alike with very good...More

Thank badmintontim
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Wonderful venue for our Companies annual Ball . Excellent location in the heart of the City. The catering is very high standard and staff friendly and professional too . An on-site fairground provided great entertainment.

Thank anthony p
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I visited the Honourable Artillery Company with 3 friends, one of whom is a member, so we ate in the members dining room. We had an excellent lunch, a salad bar starter and a sausage and bean casserole, a choice of puddings and a cheese...More

Thank dvdgurr04
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

The Summer and more Exclusive Winter ball are a great opportunity to dress well and party like you're famous. The tickets get more and more expensive every year which is disappointing as the ball does not continue as late as it used to. For the...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The occasion was a private p[arty and the HAC did not disappoint. The security man at the gate was extremely pleasant and helpful. This was a good omen. The actual building was well cared for, although parts of the front hall were "worn". The rooms...More

Thank Strawbrick
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I've been visited the historic HAC for meetings, training, lunches and celebrations for nearly 30 years and for the past 5 years I've been fortunate enough to be a member. I visited last week for the annual summer ball, themed this year around an English...More

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 16 June 2017

A fantastic oasis in the city. Great hospitality, friendly staff and an amazing working barracks - not to mention an awesome cricket pitch!

Thank Chris B
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hotels, bars, and restaurants, it's easy to explore
this trend-conscious and youth-oriented neighbourhood.
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