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Harden's says

The House of Commons has opened the Strangers Dining Room (est. 1867) to the public twice a week since 2017. Bookings must be made on the website (max 8) and rigorous security checks are only to be expected, but worth it for the experience of entering and dining within the hallowed halls of Westminster. A set menu only formula is in place (currently £65pp); new dates are released regularly.

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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The House of Commons now opens this august chamber (created in 1867) to the public, and bookings must be made on the website (max 8) – expect rigorous security checks! “It’s a wonderful day out” and even if elements of the experience are a bit “clunky”, it’s worth it for the chance to dine in the hallowed halls of Westminster. Only a set menu formula (currently £75pp) is available; bookings currently only open up 90 days in advance.

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Restaurant details

No trainers
St Margarets St, London, SW1A 0AA
Opening hours
Monday12:15 pm‑2:15 pm, 6:30 pm‑8:30 pm
Tuesday12:15 pm‑2:15 pm, 6:30 pm‑8:30 pm
Wednesday12:15 pm‑2:15 pm, 6:30 pm‑8:30 pm
ThursdayCLOSED
FridayCLOSED
SaturdayCLOSED
SundayCLOSED

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