Private Parties

With its beautiful interior and unrivalled location, the Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel, makes the perfect venue for private parties and gatherings. Whether you’re planning a civilised baby shower or Christening party with afternoon tea overlooking the town, or starting off your hen night with a cocktail drinks reception in our beautiful Kings Bar there’s we can accommodate. There's no need to rush off either, early check in or late check out is available from £20 per hour for hotel guests.

HEN NIGHT CELEBRATIONS

Celebrate your last days of freedom with us no matter what your style! Choose from a sophisticated sit down meal, a lavish sparkling afternoon tea or a glamorous cocktail drinks reception with your own private area decorated however you like.

BABY SHOWERS & CHRISTENINGS

Our grand and historic hotel provides the perfect setting for an upmarket celebration, with stunning views across the city and a talented team of chefs serving up delicious buffet’s banquets and afternoon tea’s to your preference. 

AFTERNOON TEA & COCKTAIL MASTERCLASS

Treat friends and family to VIP treatment at Darlington’s most iconic venue for just £20 per person. Relax as our team serve a delicious range of delicate finger sandwiches, cakes, pastries and scones before our talented bar tenders teach you how to make your favourite cocktails.

TAPAS, NIBBLES & COCKTAILS

 Tuck into hot & cold buffets, sit-down meals, or sharing platters and nibbles served straight to your table while you party with your guests in our super stylish King's Bar. Why not join us on one of our monthly live jazz nights, and enjoy a complimentary cosmopolitan on arrival?