Choose our unique venue to host your next event. We have a mix of function suites, bars and our award-winning restaurant. From VIP boxes through to fully equipped meeting rooms, we will work with you to ensure your event brings the house down.

We are located on the south coast close to air, ferry and major motorway connections. We are only three minutes’ walk from Southampton Central railway station and close to ample city centre parking.

All meeting areas include a licensed bar and air-conditioning, AV equipment and architectural lighting systems.

Get In Touch

If you interested in learning more about hosting your event with us, or to request a copy of our Corporate Brochure, please get in touch with our Events Team.

Tel: 02380 711824 Email:

Put Your Guests Centre Stage

Empire Suite

A unique suite for entertaining up to 50 people standing, or 32 seated for dinner. Located at the rear of the Circle, this popular suite is steeped in history, boasting authentic 1920s wood panelling and its own well-stocked private bar.

Executive Suite

This intimate room (max 10) with leather sofas is usually reserved for Mayflower Theatre’s own private guests, VIPs, and star performers. It offers you a private and luxurious environment in which to entertain your clients, or take your family and friends for a special occasion.

Ovation Restaurant

With 80 covers, our stylish restaurant is the ideal place to entertain clients and employees as well as friends and family. Located on the top floor of the theatre, Ovation is available for pre-show dining or for celebrating special occasions.

VIP Boxes

Located in the auditorium we have four boxes each seating four people. Ideal for small hospitality groups. 


Our 2208 seat auditorium is ideal for large corporate presentations or conference events. Stage, orchestra pit and AV facilities can be included.

Hire Fees

Daytime Suite and Room Hire

£125.00 for a half day meeting.£175.00 for a full day.
Ovation Restaurant hire from £250.00.
Our Foyer is available to hire - price on request.

Evening Hospitality

£150.00 – the suites can be available from 5.00pm until 11.00pm for pre-show, interval and post show hire.
Ovation - price on request.
Foyer - price on request.

Day Delegate Rate - £30.00pp*+VAT

Room Hire
Complimentary use of all on-site AV equipment
Coffee, tea, Danish pastries on arrival
Mid-morning coffee/tea & cookies
Two course finger buffet lunch served in Ovation restaurant
Afternoon tea/coffee and cake
Mineral water – still/sparkling
Name cards
Dedicated conference co-ordinator

*Minimum 10 delegates

Layout and capacity of meeting and conference facilities

Layout and capacity of meeting and conference facilities

Hosting a conference

Seasonal Hospitality Menu

Ovation Mayflower Restaurant logo

Hospitality Menu

Please feel welcome to select 1 starter, 1 main course and 1 dessert from our delicious menu


Thyme & oak smoked duck breast, walnut crumb, ginger syrup and dates

Scorched mackerel, citrus tea, carrot and cress

Homemade soup with house baked bread (v)


Act 1

Herb poached chicken breast, roasted sweet potato, crushed peas, wilted greens, vine tomatoes, juniper oil and mint

Rolled pork belly, wilted greens, butternut purée, roasted peach, amaretto crumb, crispy pork skin and jus

Grilled courgette, toasted seeds, deep fried tofu, celery, feta & walnut salad, parsley oil dressing (v)



Chocolate mousse, crushed candied peanuts and cherry sorbet

Compressed strawberries in gin, apricot glaze, basil crumble, rosewater and balsamic reduction

Ovation cheese board + £1.50 supplement


2 courses     £24.95
3 courses     £29.95


All of our dishes are locally sourced where possible, and freshly cooked to order by our Head Chef and his team.
We are very happy to accommodate any special dietary requirements, or if you require an alternative dish,
we will endeavor to meet your needs.

Please be aware some of our dishes may contain nuts.
Allergen information available – please ask. (v) – suitable for vegetarians.

Gratuities are at your discretion. An optional 10% service charge will be added for tables of 8+


We will be undertaking a refurbishment of our Grade II listed auditorium in summer 2018. Please consider a donation to our auditorium appeal. Your help is essential in securing our future.



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