Venue Hire


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Japan House, the new venue for events inspired by Japan, located on Kensington High Street in 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. Japan House London, provides a unique and prestigious backdrop for a variety of events, with an interior transformed into a stunning contemporary space offering an ideal canvas to engage with clients and activate brands in an iconic setting.

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. Japan House London’s diverse rooms are available for hire to organisations, bodies and companies whose activities support and promote Japanese culture, society and business.


The Hall

The Hall is a completely transformable space, with endless possibilities, offering a contemporary and clean environment for events. This flexible space is ideal for conferences, seminars, performances, film screenings and fashion shows. Situated on the lower ground floor, with retractable tiered seating and a large built-in screen, this flexible space is fully AV- equipped to a high spec. Without the tiered seating the room provides an ideal space for receptions, dinners and informal gatherings. 

15m × 9.8m

Included in hire:
Projector onto wall - Panasonic UHD 4K
Presentation clicker and in-house laptop
1 × flipchart + pens
2 × microphones (lapel or handheld)

The Library

The Library offers a new approach to appreciate and engage with books, by the way books are displayed, and through bookshelf exhibitions curated by Haba Yoshitaka of BACH. A book specialist in Japan, Haba is revolutionizing the way books are displayed and curated and has helped bookstores in Japan successfully champion paper books in the digital era.

Situated on the lower ground floor, in the central area between the Gallery and Hall, the Library is ideal for meetings, talks, workshops and tastings.

6m × 3.7m

Included in hire:
1 × flipchart + pens
TV - 84” Panasonic UHD 4K
Presentation clicker and in-house laptop

Tatami Room

The Tatami Room is a traditional Japanese-style space in a contemporary setting with capacity for 8 guests.

Situated on the first floor, it provides the perfect location for smaller meetings, tastings, interviews and photoshoots.

5m × 3.8m

Rugby Live Hospitality Packages

This autumn, join us for live viewings of the Rugby World Cup 2019 at Japan House London. As the perfect setting for staff or client entertainment and networking meetings, you and your guests will be able to enjoy the comfort of our spaces and watch the games on an ultra-high definition four metre by two metre screen.

Start the morning with a Japanese and British inspired menu, specially created by Country City Catering. Breakfast and lunch packages available.

Find the full details of our packages here.

For more information on suppliers and capacities download:

Capacities (PDF)
Suppliers (PDF)

To speak to us about venue hire, please contact:

Maria Rego - Special Events Manager
Call +44 20 3972 7087

Please note that the views, thoughts or opinions expressed during an event organized by an external organization at Japan House are not necessarily endorsed by Japan House.