LAST UPDATED: 12 July 2014 at 1:30pm

A party-packed history, glittering guest list (Elizabeth Taylor, Karl Lagerfeld and Lady Gaga to name but a few) and a glut of gilded rooms, have made The Dorchester a go-to name for a London wedding.


Host 430 for dinner in The Ballroom, or for a more intimate do, head to The Penthouse and Pavilion and enjoy unparalleled views over Mayfair.

Ceremony capacity: 430; Plate cost per head: £92;

LAST UPDATED: 6 June 2012 at 4:30pm

The Dorchester is one of the most refined London hotel wedding venues and with good reason.

The onsite wedding planners, florist, banqueting teams and sommeliers - not to mention complimentary wedding night accommodation for you - will ensure that you are in very safe hands.

A banqueting room glittering with 1930s decor details, including chandeliers, mirrors and ornate plaster work, will guarantee the most elegant day of your life.

Ceremony capacity: 430; Food cost per head: £70; House wine: £32

The Dorchester; 020 7629 8888;

LAST UPDATED: 15 June 2011 at 2:10pm

The Dorchester has played host to celebrities, royalty and glamorous society weddings for the past 80 years. Prince Philip spent his stag night here, fashion and Hollywood glitterati are regulars, plus Elizabeth Taylor has stayed there with a succession of husbands. When you arrive, the team of experienced and creative wedding planners will cater for your every need.

Guest list 430 in The Ballroom the bill Ballroom hire from £6,500, other rooms from £2,000; menus from £67pp licence? Yes contact 020 7629 8888;