Type of place

The Mappin Pavilion is/isn't wheelchair accessible. 

Booking information

Can be booked for a private event.

The Mappin Pavilion, is a bright and versatile event space and will add the wow factor to your meeting, dinner, product launch or wedding. 

The Mappin Pavilion accomodates 80 guests seated and 120 guests for a standing reception. The Mappin Terrace overlooks our Outback habitat, the perfect spot to view our the wallabies and emus.  

What events can I hire the Mappin Pavilion for?  

The Mappin Pavilion is available to hire for receptions, dinners, meetings, conferences and weddings.

What features does the Mappin Pavilion have?  

  • The Pavilion's outdoor Terrace has uninterrupted views of our Outback habitat where guests can catch sight of emus and wallabies.
  • Private event entrance 
  • Disabled access
  • PA system 
  • Projector and screen 
  • Private facilities

What’s the capacity of the Mappin Pavilion?  

80 guests seated and 120 guests for a standing reception.  

Where in the Zoo is the Mappin Pavilion?

The Mappin Pavilion is in the Blue Zone of the Zoo. 

How much does it cost to hire the Mappin Pavilion at London Zoo?

Minimum spend of £7,000 + VAT, as of Jan 2023. 

Bespoke pricing can be provided. 

How can I hire the Mappin Pavilion for a private event?  

Get in touch with our friendly team at [email protected]  

How can I hire the Mappin Pavilion for a corporate event?   

Did you know that free venue hire is one of the key benefits of ZSL’s Corporate Membership packages?  

If your company is looking to host an event at London Zoo or Whipsnade Zoo, it may be worth considering Corporate Membership.

Other membership benefits available include free Zoo tickets for your staff, corporate volunteering days working at the Zoo, behind the scenes tours, and further discounts on future venue hire and event bookings.

Find out more about corporate membership

Mappin Pavilion venue hire

  • Thank you again for the warm welcome and perfect evening we had at the London Zoo for my daughter's wedding celebration. We've heard nothing but positive feedback from our guests. Warm regards
    - Chantal, Mother of the Bride
  • ...Everyone had a fabulous time – the food was great and staff really helpful and attentive, everyone particularly liked the lamb canape! Thank you to you and the wider team for helping to create a memorable evening.
    - Nicky, Event Organiser
  • I wanted to say thank you. The day went perfectly and everything was spot on. Food was excellent - the chocolate dessert was the highlight: outstanding! We couldn’t be any happier. All the staff went above and beyond too. Thanks again for everything, and thank for your patience with us throughout.
    - Paul, Groom
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