This original Victorian school house has been transformed into a luxury townhouse hotel with stylish lounges and meeting rooms perfect for your Christmas celebrations. 

Great John Street hotel oozes Dickensian charm with several areas available for private hire from the Library with fire burning stove, the Oyster Bar with stunning overhead chandelier and pewter bar to the showpiece Rooftop Lounge with heated terrace once used at the playground for the old school house. 

Headmaster’s Office, Library, Oyster Bar & Mezzanine, Boys’ Classroom or the Girls’ Classroom & the Rooftop Lounge are all available for private hire.  Private dining is available from 8 to 140 guests.

Lunchtime 3-course private dining 36.5 per person, inclusive of

  • Private hire of your own event space
  • Arrival drink
  • 3-course festive lunch
  • Service charge included

Evening 3-course private dining 49.5 per person**

Offers available on limited dates and subject to availability



To celebrate the festive season we're offering free-flowing fizz, beer, wine and soft drinks when you book a 3-course lunch or evening private dining. 

Minimum numbers of 8 guests for a duration of 2 hours for lunch bookings and 4 hours for dinner bookings 

75 per person for lunch

110 per person for dinner



Available with your own private room* or shared with other tables for groups of 6 or more, dine in the Dickensian surroundings of the old school house with an indulgent 3-course meal.

Arrival Bucks Fizz

3-Course Meal

75 per person*


Deposit required on booking, full payment required by 1st November 2018

*Room hire charge may apply for private bookings

**Evening room hire charges may apply dependent on room booked, attendee numbers and date of the event


Contact our expert events team to book - 0161 831 3211 



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