Party Venue in Worthing West Sussex


The Worthing Dome is famous for hosting great parties all year round. The rooms are perfect a perfect party venue for alfresco summer barbeques on the beach terrace, cocktails in the Tea Room or family celebrations in the actual dome.  We specialise in flexible and unique party packages. Each room has a fully licensed bar, background sound system, dimmable lighting and projection screens. For more information about the Dome as your ideal party venue, take a look at the spaces on the Gallery page.

The Worthing Dome is the ultimate

party venue for all seasons.

Summer and Christmas parties are more popular than ever, especially with a history of 105 years behind us as the ultimate party venue and fantastic views from every window. We have a selection of rooms for private lunches, dinner parties, cocktail parties and dancing. Add into the mix wonderful party catering, food and drink, craft beers and spirits, cocktails, great service and you have a party to remember.

We can stage a sit down party event for up to 150 or a reception for 190 in the Main Lounge. The Whispering Gallery and Atrium Bar can host dinner for 66 over two floors or a drinks party for 85. The Tea Room can seat 30 for dining or 45 for cocktails.

The Rooms

All the rooms in this Edwardian building have sea views. They are perfect spaces for birthday parties, christening parties and anniversary parties which are always special events at The Worthing Dome. The beautiful setting is a unique backdrop for a themed party or simple family gathering. The spaces are suitable for private dinner parties, drinking, and dancing.

Please note that we do not host 18th or 21st birthday parties.

This decorative room is located on the first floor of this majestic venue. The room is accessible from the oak panelled lobby with marble floor by a lift and staircase. The dining room has detailed cornicing, a hand painted stained glass window and five iconic arched windows onto the private sun terrace.

The Lounge is a grand room with plenty of natural coastal light. The room is oblong with a central dance floor. The set up for a classic cocktail party would be five round tables off the dance floor with musical entertainment at the east end of the room. The room is licensed for DJ until midnight and live music until 11.00pm.

Room Dimensions 17.2m x 8.1m

Party Capacities

Cabaret Party 100 or 55 with tables off the dance floor

Lunch or Dinner Part 150

Cocktail Party 190

There are three double doors onto the sun terrace and a single arch into the separate Lounge Bar area. the sun terrace has low soft sofa seating for 40 with sun parasols and panoramic sea views.

The Lounge Bar is adjacent to the dining room and is perfect for a food buffet, photo booths, cloak room and coffee after the meal. There is a projector for your favourite film on the triple height back wall and Chesterfield style sofas and arm chairs for your guests to relax in.

Room with a view. This is a split level octagonal room at the top of the venue is in the actual Dome. The ceiling is 15 meters high with exposed original iron work and both floors have arched windows on every aspect. The Atrium is accessible by a single staircase and has a bottle bar facility, dance floor and soft seating. The Whispering Gallery is on the next floor with more seating and a view down into the atrium through an octagonal glass walled gallery. The lights can be dimmed on both levels and there is split volume background sound system for each floor.

This room is suitable for parties of up to 85 guests and dining for 66 on two floors. The DJ would be set up in the north east corner by the bar and buffets work well in the gallery. The room is suitable for an acoustic duo only due to its configuration.

Room Dimensions

Atrium 8.2m x 7.2m

Whispering Gallery 8.2m x 7.2m less the viewing gallery of 3.3m x 3.3m

If you love classic vintage styling this is the room for you. The Tea Room is 105 years old and features cabinets with memorabilia, industrial lighting and antique furniture. The room is available for hire every evening for cocktail parties and supper parties. There is an outside seating area for 30 and even deckchairs. The cocktail bar is open until 12 midnight and there is an in house system for back ground music. The space is great for get together’s of all ages and anything goes apart from we do not permit any dancing in the tea room!

Party Capacities

Supper 30

Cocktails 45


Worthing Dome Events are the in house caterer for your party catering with over 20 years experience creating food and drink packages for a wide range of clients including U2, HRH The Queen, TFI Friday and many private clients in the south east.

The food catering menus range from fine canapes, hog roasts and barbeques to party buffets, vintage cream teas and sit down dinners. These menus are available in each of the rooms. We aim to be as flexible as possible and cater for all budgets. The majority of dishes are made in the Worthing Dome Kitchen using local suppliers when possible.

The party Events Team look forward to discussing your plans plans and creating a party event to exceed your expectations in this great party venue. Please take time to look at the Gallery, Function Menus and Instagram feed for party inspiration.

Organise Party in Worthing, West Sussex


  • Contact us to check the date for your party is available.
  • Discuss personalised food and drink packages.
  • Come and see us for a tour of the rooms and go for a walk on the beach.



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