The In & Out Naval and Military Club Weddings

4 St James’s Square, London SW1Y 4JU

  • Exclusive Members Club wedding venue in St James's Square that is fully licensed for ceremonies
  • Views across the stately homes of Piccadilly and unique access to the private St James's Square garden
  • 52 bedrooms with preferential rates for wedding guests and a spacious Canning Suite is available for the bride and groom
  • Outdoor courtyard to the rear of the wedding venue that is fitted with a bespoke fixed marquee during the winter months
  • In-house catering with a wide variety of seasonal menus that can be tailored to your brief
  • On-site spa, gym, and jacuzzi to enjoy during your wedding weekend
Private Members Club Weddings at The In & Out

Private Members Club Weddings at The In & Out

The In & Out’s military magnificence and nautical flair combine to create an awe inspiring environment to host a classical London wedding. What was once the residence of Nancy Astor, the first woman to sit in parliament, is now the official site of the Naval & Military Club. Beyond its traditional townhouse exterior, a roaring fireplace and chesterfield armchairs create a warm entrance to the opulent lobby, where lifelike military portraits, crystal chandeliers and and white columns soar upwards to create a memorable impression. Its a regal and resplendent scene to greet wedding guests as they arrive.

Despite the nobility and luxurious decor that pervades the wedding venue, The In & Out has an unmistakable cosiness that harks back to its days as a residential home. The informal ‘In & Out’ title was also inspired by the carriage gates at the previous club house site in Piccadilly. Over time, the club has moved locations but the name has always stuck, to represent how any member to freely come ‘in and out’ of the club as is if it were an extension of their own household. Similarly, on your wedding day, this stunning period townhouse will be yours to enjoy exclusively with your guests.

In & Out weddings always run like military clockwork, and the highly trained team will ensure a seamless flow from start to finish. From laying the tables and ensuring everyone has a full glass of champagne, to rolling away the carpet to make way for the dance floor, their discreet and polite service is frequently commended.

Unique features of The In & Out

King Harold V Room at The In & Out

King Harold V Room

This angelic room on the first floor is accessed via the sweeping grand staircase. Most couples opt for the King Harold V Room for the wedding ceremony, surrounded by the double height ceilings, cream and duck egg blue colour scheme and bejewelled chandeliers that enhance the decadent plaster work. The exquisite marble fireplace makes a perfect centre the wedding ceremony, and theatre style seating can be arranged to form an elegant aisle. Its a heavenly destination to host the ceremony, before relocating to other function rooms for the reception.

  • Ceremony 90
  • Seated 84
  • Standing 150
The Coffee Room at The In & Out

The Coffee Room

Positioned to the right as you reach the top of the regal staircase, The Coffee Room is an extravagant room that is always poised to host stately celebrations. The rich crimson walls and military portraits are remarkably radiant against the golden chandeliers. On the opposite side of the room, numerous sash windows gaze out over the majestic St James's Square and its picturesque central garden. The Coffee Room is built with events in mind, particularly as the carpet can roll away to reveal a built in wooden dance floor.

  • Ceremony 150
  • Seated 120
  • Standing 250
The Astor Room at The In & Out

The Astor Room

This ornate blue hued room on the first floor is the most intimate of the selection, and was originally a lady's bedroom. It's a wonderful space to use for the traditional 'first look' moment, as they bride reveals her stunning wedding dress to her parents prior to the ceremony. Soft light radiates through the floor to ceiling length windows to reveal the charming character of the room, with its gold embellishments, period paintings and regal red carpets. The French doors can also be opened onto a small balcony overlooking the spacious outdoor courtyard.

  • Seated 30
  • Standing 50
The Cowdray Room at The In & Out

The Cowdray Room

Adorned with the exclusive appeal of a historic private members club, the Cowdray Room is a suitable space for formal banquets and sophisticated drinks receptions. Named after the The Cowdray Club for the benefit of Nurses and Professional Women, its a room made for formal celebrations. The multiple French doors open out onto the open-air courtyard so guests can flow at their own accord to enjoy the balmy late summer evenings. The neutral olive tones makes it a decorator's dream when designing the room to meet your vision.

  • Ceremony 60
  • Seated 40
  • Standing 90
The Courtyard at The In & Out

The Courtyard

Most central London wedding venues are too close knit to be able to have room for an outdoor space. The Courtyard at The In & Out is a welcome anomaly, providing an inviting space for drinks reception between the ceremony and reception. On warm summer evenings, it's a lovely location to toast champagne and enjoy succulent canapes prepared by the skilled in-house chef. Another inviting aspect is that the courtyard is covered by a bespoke marquee during the winter months. The fully heated structure allows you to optimise the space even when the weather is unpredictable.

  • Seated 180
  • Standing 250

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Wedding Photo Opportunities at The In & Out

The In & Out Military and Naval Club has plenty of distinctive features to include in your wedding day photographs. First and foremost, the magnificent sweeping staircase in the hallway is a striking choice of background. It’s a beautiful scene to capture as the bride and groom descend the stairs to as a newly married couple, with their smiling guests applauding at the bottom.

Tucked beside the stairwell, a grand piano can also be used as a prop for the bride and groom to pose by, and the antique paintings and fireplaces are other splendid centrepieces to capture during the day. Before the day comes to a close, remember to take a moment to photograph the exterior of the venue. The traditional look of The In & Out makes a wonderful backdrop to family portraits, and characterful frames on the lantern lit porch.

Across the road, the tranquil St James’s Square gardens make another desirable shooting location for outdoor photography with the knightly statue of William II at its centre. Treasure your very own ‘Notting Hill’ movie moment with private access to this manicured courtyard, and document precious new beginnings as you embark on your next chapter as husband and wife. For further outdoor wedding shoot locations, the Royal Parks are available to shoot in on application.

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Elegant Fine Dining at The In&Out

Elegant Fine Dining at The In&Out

To match the standards of this exquisitely presented private members club, the In & Out’s culinary team have developed seasonal menus that satisfy even the most demanding palates. A lot of attention is paid to the precision of each plate, so that each one is as packed with flavour as the next.

The Head Chef’s experimental eye and use of colourful ingredients has streamlined an impressive selection of starters, mains and desserts that cover popular classics and less well known recipes. All dietary requirements and allergies are also catered for in the run up to your wedding day at The In & Out, and every waiter will be fully informed of specific requests.

On your planning journey, deciding the menu is an important factor to consider. The catering team behind In & Out weddings are highly experienced in preparing for large scale events, and if you would like to include cultural cuisines from your home country, this can also be injected into the dinner and drinks selection. Every wedding at the In & Out Naval and Military club is tailored uniquely to your taste.

The In & Out Wedding Catering London
The In & Out Wedding Catering London
The In & Out Wedding Catering London

The In & Out Testimonials

A members only club. Food is great, rooms are adequate and decor is suitable.

Dale S

The service and comfort here is second to none. Wonderful staff. Very friendly.

Angela T

Lovely, quiet location.. Magnificent decor and polite staff. Good food.

Toni J

Silver service, great food and fantastic wine list. Highly recommended.

Richard H

I love this place, great service, food, staff, rooms, gym and pool, proud to be a member. Location ideal, outdoor terrace, state rooms, etc. All brilliant.

Helen P

Perfect service and location a stone throw away from where you need to be in central London.

Tigs C

Top notch - historic, classy, stunning, great service throughout.

Thomas H

Thank you so much and our thanks to Dalia and the team for the work which you all put in to make the wedding a success. We thoroughly enjoyed it and it seemed to run like clockwork, something which I know it takes a lot of hard work to archive. A number...

J W

Great location, friendly service & fantastic refurbished rooms. The reception rooms are very classical. One of the best courtyards & the lovely Goat Bar downstairs.

Bertram B

I just wanted to say a huge thanks for making the day so perfect. Really happy with everything and that is down to all of you!

L -

Fabulous function room.

Paul D

Convenient central London venue.

Sandy M

Always excellent food and service.

Neil B

Many thanks for helping to make our day so magical. I really got my fairy tale wedding! I was SO pleased with the way my vision for the decorations turned out.

J -

Surprised with the interior s there, it was like a historical art museum.

Prasad K

Classy and sophisticated club.

Sam M

Lovely club with great service and fabulous food.

Julian S

This place is good for any occasion and very prestigious.

Ade J

Lovely club and very attentive staff.

Edward S

Great place. Excellent food. Very friendly staff.

Steven W

We had a great day! Please extend our sincere thanks to the fantastic chefs/bar/serving staff - and yourself and Dalia - for all your efforts on the day.

A&P .

Friendly atmosphere with staff who can't do enough is part of the ethos conveyed by this establishment. Being in central London and near to Piccadilly and Leicester Square was a great advantage.

Tim F

A huge thank you for all of your help on the lead up to our wedding. We are extremely grateful for the effort you made to ensure our special day ran smoothly. Dalia and your team executed everything superbly and made all of our family and friends feel...

A&L .

Everyone was friendly and it had a good atmosphere. The meal was splendid and in sumptuous surroundings. There were high standards in everything.

Stu B

We held our wedding here in November 2018 and must say that the team and venue delivered in more ways than we thought possible. The day was a dream, despite the weather, the team did everything they could for us and we genuinely love every moment. The...

Simon J

I am finally recovering from the fog of our event...and I just wanted to give everyone at The In&Out a massive thank you from Tom and I both. Our guests were blown away by the venue, the food and overall greatness of everything. What a fabulous party...

C -

Very comfortable and conveniently situated in central London.

John H

Fantastic club, friendly staff and reasonable prices.

Edward R

Had a lovely evening. Everyone was very friendly, lovely atmosphere, beautiful building... Would definitely recommend it.

Kerri H

Top venue for that special occasion that must have great food and service.

Graham R

Staff are exceptional. Never too much help can be offered.

Robert G

This is a very strict on traditions hotel. The service was top notch and the hotel itself is beautifully decorated!

Melissa J

A great venue, a must visit experience!

Ian P

We attended a wedding held at the club over the weekend. It is an impressive club with grand function rooms, impressive displays and paintings. However, I find it rather odd that the reception is at another entrance down the hallway whereas the main ...

Som F

The building is beautiful, the food is amazing. I can't fault the place though as it's an amazing place to go.

Philip A

What a fabulous building, steeped in military history, character, charm and in some respect a typically British club in the city. Lovely rooms, each uniquely different and very British.

Marco M

A beautiful dining room, very good service, wonderful menu and great food. A wonderful evening with good views across St James's Square.

North E

A fantastic place with great staff. Good rooms and an attached health club. The club has a great history.

Rogan T

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The Sophisticated Surroundings of St James

St James is one of the most historic and exclusive districts that London has to offer. Over three hundred years later, and this area in the City of Westminster is still reaching new levels of luxury, with new hotels, Michelin restaurants and high end designer boutiques springing up on the scene year after year. So, for those seeking culture and a rich dose of English heritage, then this is the area to experience the old and the new all juxtaposed in one incredibly classy location. Amongst the myriad of high net worth residences, Jermyn Street is has an enduring reputation as owning the most Royal Warrants of any single road in the UK. It is famous for its high quality menswear, and is now also home to luxury jewellery stores, artisan food and the quintessential Fortnum & Mason store. A short stroll away from the In & Out is of course Her Majesty The Queen’s majestic Buckingham Palace, and the adjacent St James’s Park. If your guests are travelling from afar and are unfamiliar with London tourist sites, the palace is an essential visit to complete their London stay.

 

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