Henry Cavendish Room

Henry Cavendish Room

This panelled Georgian room, beautifully furnished with antiques, was formerly part of a Fellow’s ‘set’ and is named after Henry Cavendish, a Petrean scientist credited with having discovered hydrogen and calculated the mass of the Earth in the 18th century.

This flexible space lends itself to dinners, lunches, buffets and drinks receptions for smaller groups.


Formal dining: 8 - 16

Reception/buffet:10 - 30

Sample table plans - Henry Cavendish Room

Dining at Peterhouse