Small Hall

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The Small Hall is a hall within the Tower of the Hand at the Red Keep in King's Landing. It is named in contrast to the castle's Great Hall.[1]


The Small Hall is a long room with a high-vaulted ceiling and bench space for two hundred.[1] It has trestled tables[1] and great wooden doors.[2]

The Queen's Ballroom is half as big as the Small Hall.[3]

Recent Events

A Game of Thrones

Lord Eddard Stark resides in the Tower of the Hand after becoming Hand of the King to Robert I Baratheon. Eddard, his daughters Sansa and Arya, and his retinue take their meals in the Small Hall.[1]

Syrio Forel trains Arya in the water dance in the cleared Small Hall.[1][2] Ser Meryn Trant and House Lannister guards attempt to seize Arya during the arrest of Eddard Stark, but Syrio defends the girl and allows her to escape the hall.[2]

A Clash of Kings

Tyrion Lannister, acting Hand of the King to Joffrey I Baratheon, has Lord Janos Slynt seized by gold cloaks during dinner in the Small Hall. Tyrion then meets with Lord Varys in the hall. [4]

Tyrion takes a meal in the Small Hall with some of his protectors, Stone Crows and Moon Brothers.[5]

A Storm of Swords

After Tyrion marries Sansa, a wedding feast is held in the Small Hall.[6]

A Feast for Crows

The wedding feast for King Tommen I Baratheon and Margaery Tyrell is held in the Small Hall. Afterward, Queen Regent Cersei Lannister has the Tower of the Hand ruined with wildfire.[7]


The Small Hall is so stuffy.[7]