at Somerset House
Following on from the success of December in the Courtyard join us again this spring on The River Terrace at Somerset House. Situated overlooking the Thames, Dining Domes offer an exceptional open air dining experience in the grounds of one of London’s best loved and most iconic venues.
Book a Dome
14th April – 3rd May
Our indulgent dishes have been designed by the Eventist Group’s award-winning culinary team and are a perfect treat for this spring and to celebrate new beginnings…
Two Courses £39.50
Three Course £45.00
Children’s Menu Three-Courses £17.50
Afternoon Tea Menu
From 5pm – Minimum spend requirement of £300
From 7pm – Minimum spend requirement of £350
Dietary requirements can be catered for, please advise the waiting team when ordering and provide information within your booking reservation when prompted.
Frequently asked questions
When do the Dining Domes at Somerset House open?
The dining domes are open Thursday through to Sunday.
Reservations are currently available from 14th April until the 2nd May 2021
What are the opening times for the Dining Domes at Somerset House?
Thursday -Lunch from 12.00pm and Dinner from 5.30pm
Friday -Lunch from 1.00pm, Afternoon Tea from 3.30pm and Dinner from 5.30pm and 7.30pm
Saturday – Lunch from 1.00pm, Afternoon Tea from 3.30pm and Dinner from 5.30pm and 7.30pm
Sunday – Lunch from 12.00pm and Dinner from 5.00pm
If I have queries about my booking, what telephone number can I call?
Please call 0207 840 7626 – there will be an answering service if it’s unattended – the most efficient way to contact us is via the email email@example.com
What do I do if I need to cancel my booking? Is there a penalty?
Credit card details are taken at the time of booking but no payment is charged.
Should you need to cancel your booking within 7 days of your reservation, a cancellation charge of £35.00 per person for a dinner booking or £20.00 per person for a lunch or afternoon tea booking will be charged.
Failure to arrive for your booking within 15 minutes of your booking time may also incur this cancellation charge.
Cancellations are through your booking with Open Table
What happens if lockdown is extended?
We are reliant upon the current government guidance. However, if there is an extension we will contact you to rearrange your booking. Should you be unable to make a new reservation for an alternative date your booking will be automatically cancelled by us and no payment will be due.
What is the minimum number of guests for Dining Domes at Somerset House?
The minimum requirement for a Dome is 4 guests and a maximum of 8 – this is inclusive of children. For parties larger than 6, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Is there a minimum spend?
Minimum spend applies for Dining Domes dinner reservations only:
For any reservations after 5.00pm for Early Dinner there will be a £300.00 per Dome spend requirement.
For guests arriving at or after 7.30pm there will be a £350.00 per Dome spend requirement.
Can I pay by cash?
Unfortunately, we are unable to accept cash payments as we are adhering to Covid safe guidelines.
How long is my booking for?
For all lunch and dinner reservations we require your dome back after 2 hours and 1.5 hours for afternoon tea bookings.
Are the Dining Domes enclosed?
The dining domes have a partial cover on them to comply with Government regulations on outside dining. They are classed as an outside structure and are open to the elements so it is therefore recommended that you dress warm
Do you cater for dietary requirements?
All of our menus are available on our website. Should you have any specific requirements related to an allergy or intolerance, please specify at the time of your booking and our team will assist you with the menu on the day.
Are children allowed?
Children of all ages are welcome in the Dining Domes. We request you do please count them (babies included) within your final booking size. If a highchair is required please specify at your time of booking. A child’s menu is available on request.
Are animals allowed?
Guide dogs only.
Is there step-free access?
The dining domes are not totally step free. We will have ramps for wheelchairs available; please advise when making your booking.
How do I get to Dining Domes at Somerset House?
Dining Domes at Somerset House reception desk is situated on the river terrace with closest access being from Waterloo Bridge on to the Somerset House River Terrace. Access will also be available from The Strand.