Private Rentals

The Cambridge Queen’s Head is available for private rental outside of our normal operational hours (Note: normal business hours are Wednesday-Friday 4pm-1am, and Saturday 8pm-1am). With comfortable seating for up to 176 guests, and a capacity of 450 people for standing receptions, the CQH is alive with possibilities. A variety of events have called the Cambridge Queen’s Head their home: informal office gatherings, managers meetings, going away parties, luncheons, birthday parties, holiday parties, end of year celebrations, retirement parties, recruiting events, charity events, formal dinners, and more!

Please contact Shelby, the Manager ( and/or Thomas, the student events manager ( to inquire about hosting a private event at the Cambridge Queen's Head.

For your convenience as a Harvard Department, we happily accept 33-digit billing codes in addition to cash, Crimson Cash, Mastercard and Visa. Unfortunately, we cannot accept Harvard P-Cards or C-Cards under any circumstances. If you would like to use a 33-digit code, please let us know in advance as it will be required to hold the pub for the date of your event.

Please remember, the CQH is a fully licensed and operating restaurant, we are unable to allow groups to bring in outside food or beverages of any kind. We are happy to work with you to arrange any special catering needs, including working with our exclusive caterer Crimson Catering.

Please check out our Harvard affiliate rates, Harvard student rates and amenities for more specific information.

If you have additional questions, comments, or concerns please feel free to reach out to Shelby Raglan, the Pub Manager or Kim Smith, the Area General Manager.