On the west side of Clerkenwell Green stands Ennismore Sessions House, a grand Palladian-style building with the most storied and sometimes dramatic history.

Built-in 1779 and opened in 1782, it was originally a public courthouse. Once the largest and busiest in England, its magnificent dome, inspired by the Roman Pantheon, saw thousands of trials take place. Thieves, murderers and revolutionaries passed through its hallways – sentenced before the magistrate and sent down to the basement cells. It’s where Oliver Twist, framed for the acts of the Artful Dodger, was taken for pickpocketing in Dickens’s London.

Gorgeous spaces are our bread and butter and our new headquarters serve as the ultimate exemplar. We’re a company dedicated to bringing magic into the everyday.
From intimate suppers to 230-people soirées, we’ve spaces big and small to use as you wish.

As our London base, Ennismore Sessions House is where many an inspiring concept is born. Grand as it is, a lot gets done within this space, as we continue to grow and grow.
The Ennismore team working here, oversee our celebrated hotel brands including The Hoxton, Gleneagles and the upcoming NoCo, plus our exciting restaurant and bar ventures including Breddos Tacos, Eggbreak and Tandoor Chophouse, with many more to come.

23 Clerkenwell Green
London EC1R 0NA
0207 360 5508
Contact Name:
Louise Henderson
Venue Capacities:
236 standing capacity for exclusive hire
Private meeting/dining rooms x 3
6 events spaces suitable for standing parties, seating dinners, theatre style meetings and dancing.

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