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Clare College

Riverside Location
Lerner Court
Memorial Court
Old Court

Introduction

Clare College is the second oldest of the University of Cambridge’s colleges and is located in the heart of Cambridge amongst picturesque gardens beside the River Cam and Cambridge ‘backs’. The Gillespie Centre, which opened in 2009, provides modern conference facilities which are available year-round.

Catering

Clare College has an award-winning team of chefs, with a first-class reputation of creating outstanding menus and offers fine dining in both intimate and atmospheric dining rooms. For groups dining in the Small Hall, available year round, the College chefs offer the option to create a luxury, bespoke menu tailored for your event.

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Bedroom

Breakout Areas

Theatre Layout Classroom layout U-Shape Layout Boardroom Layout Cabaret Layout
The Elton-Bowring Room The Elton-Bowring Room The Elton-Bowring Room The Elton-Bowring Room The Elton-Bowring Room 150 72 44 56 96 View Media
The Elton Room The Elton Room 80 36 30 42 48 View Media
The Bowring Room The Bowring Room 48 24 21 24 30 View Media
The Bennett Room The Bennett Room 60 36 30 36 42 View Media
The Glover Room The Glover Room The Glover Room 35 24 12 20 24 View Media
The Syndicate Room The Syndicate Room The Syndicate Room - - - - - View Media
The Nield Room The Nield Room The Nield Room 60 44 30 40 42 View Media

Main Meeting Rooms

Theatre Layout Classroom layout U-Shape Layout Boardroom Layout Cabaret Layout
Riley Auditorium Riley Auditorium Riley Auditorium Riley Auditorium 150 - - - - View Media
The Elton-Bowring Room The Elton-Bowring Room 150 72 44 56 96 View Media
The Elton Room The Elton Room 80 36 30 42 48 View Media
The Bowring Room The Bowring Room 48 24 21 24 30 View Media
Garden Room Garden Room Garden Room Garden Room Garden Room Garden Room Garden Room Garden Room - - - - - View Media
The Great Hall The Great Hall The Great Hall The Great Hall - - - - - View Media
The Small Hall The Small Hall - - - - - View Media
The Neild Room The Neild Room 60 44 30 40 42 View Media
The Latimer Room The Latimer Room The Latimer Room The Latimer Room 90 48 32 34 48 View Media
The Bennett Room The Bennett Room 60 36 30 36 42 View Media
The Glover Room The Glover Room 35 24 12 20 24 View Media
The Buttery The Buttery - - - - - View Media
The Godwin Room The Godwin Room - - - 12 - View Media
Syndicate Room Syndicate Room Syndicate Room - - - - - View Media
The Latimer Room - Civil Ceremony The Latimer Room - Civil Ceremony The Latimer Room - Civil Ceremony - - - - - View Media
The Great Hall - Wedding The Great Hall - Wedding The Great Hall - Wedding - - - - - View Media

Dining Rooms

Max Diners Room Height Room Width Room Length
Garden Room Garden Room Garden Room Garden Room 102 - 11.4m 7.8m View Media
Great Hall Great Hall Great Hall Great Hall Great Hall 142 - 7.71m 16.69m View Media
Small Hall Small Hall Small Hall 49 - 5.37m 9.03m View Media
Buttery Buttery 100 - - - View Media

Clare College Accommodation

Clare College has 220 bedrooms in the tranquil Memorial Court and 143 of these are en suite. 34 of the en suite bedrooms are executive en suite bedrooms, located in Lerner Court and finished to the highest standard with LCD TVs. All rooms are serviced daily, have free WiFi and tea and coffee making facilities.

Single en suite Single en suite Single en suite 143 Rooms View Media
Twin en suite Twin en suite 30 Rooms View Media
Twin Standard Twin Standard 20 Rooms View Media
Single Standard Single Standard 66 Rooms View Media
Chesterton Lane Chesterton Lane 151 Rooms View Media
Total 410 Rooms

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Venue Address

Clare College
Trinity Lane
Cambridge
CB2 1TL

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