Our Official Hospitality at Henley – Temple Island

Published on Saturday 2 April 2022 Category: Culture
The ambience is one of a large, Edwardian garden party and with picturesque surroundings. This prestigious event offers a quintessentially English atmosphere.

Henley Royal Regatta

Tuesday 28th June – Sunday 3rd June 2022

Henley Royal Regatta is undeniably the best-known regatta in the world, a quintessentially English event and the highlight of both the summer sporting and social season. 

Celebrating over 30 years of exceptional hospitality during Henley Royal Regatta, what better way to spend a day out in the sun, than at this idyllic riverside hospitality enclosure.

Henley Royal Regatta attracts thousands of visitors during its five-day period, with over 300 races of international standard, and competitors that include Olympic rowers who have trained and grown up close to Henley on Thames, the home of the regatta. The regatta is also famous for its array of hospitality enclosures, bars and nightclubs from which you can enjoy the racing and the atmosphere of such an auspicious summer event.

Let’s dive deeper into the full Temple Island experience.


Exclusive VIP Hospitality by the River

There is no better location within which to entertain than Temple Island Enclosure during Henley Royal Regatta. Located on the course, opposite the famous Temple Island, and close to the start of the racing, this is where they say the race is often won or lost!

Entertaining in the Temple Island Enclosure during Henley Royal Regatta, you and your guests will enjoy some of the finest, fully inclusive hospitality along the riverbank, with exceptional views of the racing.


VIP Platinum Temple Island Hospitality

Experience the truly unique style of this restaurant with alfresco bars within the enclosures riverside garden and private tables for dining. Enjoy Champagne and canapés on arrival followed by a four-course luncheon and traditional English afternoon tea in the most perfect of settings. The complimentary bar is available throughout the day, plus live music for you to enjoy.

  • Admission to Temple Island Enclosure
  • Morning coffee on arrival
  • Champagne, Pimms and canapé reception
  • Four course served luncheon
  • Fine wines to accompany lunch
  • Afternoon tea with Strawberries & Cream
  • Complimentary bar throughout the day to include Champagne, Pimms, mocktails, beer, wine and soft drinks
  • Official HRR Programme
  • Floral decorations within your chalet
  • Reserved car parking, just yards from the restaurant
  • Live ‘official Regatta race commentary’ within the chalet
  • Riverside bandstand within the enclosure featuring morning and afternoon jazz
  • Optional River Cruise to include a one and a half hour river cruise along the Regatta course
  • Access to Chinawhite on Thursday, Friday and Saturday


Complimentary access to the hottest ticket on the riverbank

Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening, London’s famous nightclub encamps to Henley’s riverside for yet again, what promises to be the most epic of riverside parties. Entertain at Temple Island Enclosure during Henley Royal Regatta on Thursday, Friday or Saturday and be guaranteed complimentary access to the Chinawhite party within the Enclosure.

Your days itinerary provides you with a relaxed social occasion at Henley Royal Regatta

  • 08:30 – Day’s racing commences
  • 11:00 – Arrive Temple Island Enclosure Champagne, Pimms & canapé reception 
  • 12:30 – Luncheon served
  • 16:30 – Afternoon tea
  • 18:30 – Bar closes
  • 18:30 – Midnight Access to Chinawhite (Thursday, Friday & Saturday)
  • 19:00 – Facility closes


River Cruise

You and your guests can enjoy the highlights of the racing and festival atmosphere whilst cruising along the Regatta course. Pimms, Bucks Fizz and soft drinks will be served during your cruise for approximately one and a half hours.

Private Riverside Chalet

Available for numbers of 30,70 or 100+ guests in prime location, each chalet has its own hospitality bar and dining area leading onto the riverside gardens from where you can enjoy a quintessential summers’ day at Henley Royal Regatta.

Your private chalet package may choose to enhance your day with a number of bespoke options:

Champagne & Canapés on the river

Pre-lunch enjoy Champagne and canapés served on board your river cruise.

Team or Business Meeting

Arrive early for your business session before lunch by the river and of course, some rowing!

Evening BBQ

Extend your day and stay into the evening for sundowners and BBQ by the river. Helicopter Transfers Price on application.

Guest Speaker

From the world of sport or business, please call for availability and quotation.

Further event details

Dress code

Gentlemen are requested to wear jacket and collared shirt; ties are not compulsory. Jeans, shorts or trainers are not permitted Ladies are encouraged to dress in a manner that befits a smart occasion. Trouser suits are acceptable.

Premier Location & Reserved Parking – Travel Details

Temple Island Enclosure is situated within Temple Island Meadows, opposite the world-famous Temple Island. Just a stone’s throw from the start of the racing on the rowing side of the river, access by car, coach, boat or helicopter are all possible when reserving hospitality at Temple Island Enclosure.

Unlimited reserved parking situated directly behind the hospitality area.

Arriving by helicopter, the new helipad is located within Temple Island Meadows, just 5 minutes from Temple Island Enclosure.

Arriving by boat, Temple Island Moorings are located just past the start of the racing. Guests can opt to walk to the Enclosure from the moorings or be transferred by our ‘private shuttle’.

By train, Temple Island Enclosure is approximately 45 minutes’ walk along the tow path, alternatively a reservation can be made for transfer by river with Hobbs River Taxi

Enclosure Address

Temple Island Enclosure, Temple Island Meadows, Remenham Church Lane, Henley on Thames, RG9 3DB

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