Princess Pavilion

41 Melvill Road, Falmouth

Princess Pavilion

Blending the vintage with the modern, the Princess Pavilion is a multi-use venue which compromises of a historic 600-capacity concert hall, an award winning public Garden and fantastic casual dining restaurant (Garden Room) that can seat 88 diners and a bar with fantastic range of beverages. 

Just five-minutes walking distance from Falmouth Town Railway station, the hall is ideally connected and easy to find. Perfect for guests coming from across the UK and beyond.

Gyllyngdune Gardens

Overlooking Falmouth Bay, the venue is nestled in the historical gardens of Gyllyngdune, where you’ll find stunning features such as an Edwardian bandstand, working glasshouse and children's play area along with many exotic plants from all over the globe.

Garden Room & Bar

Stunning views over Gyllyngdune Gardens and Falmouth Bay provide the perfect accompaniment to lunch or dinner when dining in The Garden Room Bar & Bistro. Reserve a table for lunch or dinner, drop in for coffee and cake or just come and have a nosey one sunny afternoon. 

Click here for more information regarding the opening hours of the Garden Room and full details of the free entertainment programme.

Garden Room is open from 10am daily until late. 

What we do

The Princess Pavilion offers a flexible and modern theatre space at the heart of Falmouth, a purpose-built entertainment venue that’s the perfect canvas, malleable to the needs of a wide variety of events, including:

  • Live music events
  • Live Comedy
  • Wedding receptions
  • Dinner dances
  • Christmas parties
  • Corporate conferences

As well events in the main theatre, Princess Pavilion also hosts many clubs and societies from keep fit and dance clubs, to Make & Take craft workshops for children and adults and also a full summer season of free entertainment.

This includes Friday night jazz, Monday night choirs and Sunday brass band concerts on the bandstand. These summer bands have been running for decades and have firmly entwined the venue into the social fabric of the local community.

Our experienced onsite team will be able to assist you in the planning of your event and can provide advice about local suppliers to support you.


Previous highlights include the Kaiser Chiefs, Adam Ant, Alt-J, Buzzcocks, Electric Swing Circus, Jon Richardson, Jack Dee, plus: Ed Sheeran (played to 300 people standing on a table, then came back 3 months later a superstar and sold out the venue in a day).

The main theatre is available for hire as is The Garden Room Bar and Bistro (which is a flexible space ideal for wedding receptions and private hires), plus the upper gardens and bandstand are available for hire.


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