Christmas Dinner in London
Planning a Christmas party in London and looking for the perfect Christmas dinner? Look no further; we know how difficult it is trying to please your fussy friends and colleagues, so we've laid out the best Christmas dinners in London for your festive party in 2015. Take a look, get your mouth watering, and book online for your perfect Christmas dinner in London.
The Fable, Central London
An enchanted lair where every detail tells a story, The Fable are offering bespoke packages to suit your every need this Christmas. Whether you’re looking to nibble on some canapés, pick at a buffet or get down to business with a delicious three-course feast, The Fable has you covered. Book out one of their plush private dining rooms if you really feel like going all out.
The Caledonia Club
We'll set the scene - it's Christmas in New Orleans, the jazz band are slamming and the cocktails are a-flowing. This charming event space is just the spot for one hell of a festive romp - look forward to a hearty menu of treats in a truly unique setting and enjoy all sorts of live entertainment.
Shaka Zulu, North London
Shaka Zulu is not only a great and unique party bar for your Christmas Party in London, it's African themed decor and exciting menu also lend itself well to a blinding Christmas Dinner too. With a excellent range of food options and drinks packages to suit all budgets, plan your perfect Christmas party at Shaka Zulu.
'SMITHS', Spitalfields, East London
Smiths is renowned for the quality of its produce, and the Spitalfield's venue promises the freshest and best ingredients executed to the highest quality. Giving the eating experience a modern and comfortable feel, a striking red tiled bar and statement lighting create great style. Christmas fare is sure to prove unbeatable, with the ambience remaining comfortable and fresh.
The Parlour, East London
Retreat to Canary Wharf for a Christmas dinner at this sleek, refreshing hangout. Offering anything from a canapé reception to an indulgent 3-course feast, The Parlour’s dedicated team of event planners are there to take the stress out of your Christmas dinner by planning every step of the way.
The Jam Tree Clapham, South London
If you're looking for a fusion of British tradition with a splash of something a little exotic then The Jam Tree's menu won't disappoint. Select either a Christmas set menu for £26.50 per person offering up generous options per course including dishes from India, Asia as well as an all important Christmas cracker! Or choose one of their two buffet packages suitable for parties of 30 or more if you fancy a more casual affair. Check out Jam Tree Chelsea for more Christmas options.
Davy's at White City, West London
Settle down for Christmas dinner at Davy's White City in the midst of Media City. You never know, you might spy a minor celebrity over the Christmas pudding. This swish and comfortable establishment is offering a tailor-made festive feasting experience; get a starter and main course for £24.95, and add pudding for an extra £4 or a savoury course for £3.50. There will be no dry turkey here, but for an alternative you can have pan fried sea bass with warm seafood mayonnaise, tomato and crab salad with lemon dressing or chargrilled 220g sirloin steak with roasted vine tomatoes and a béarnaise sauce. Very nice.
Mamounia Lounge Mayfair, Central London
Tuck into some traditional Moroccan influenced dishes for your Christmas dinner and settle into a souk of Middle Eastern textures and finishes at Mamounia. Sample some Spicy Falafel or Crispy Gambas for starters and then move on to their Tagine offerings, rounding it off with some Strawberry Cheesecake. See their full menus for other feasting treats coming in at either £35 or £45 and even check out their Knightsbridge venue for your festive tinkerings.
Floripa, East London
Add a little Latin spice to your Christmas festivities with a Brazilian style bash at Floripa. Bringing tropical, rainforest vibes aplenty and some South American sass, this will be one dinner and drinks fiasco that'll get you salsa dancing all night long. With a bundle of different eating options choose your party punching package according to finger, fork or 3 course feast!
Mamounia Lounge Knightsbridge, West London
Christmas doesn't have to be all about Turkey (well, not when you're going out for dinner anyway). Go Middle Eastern this year with Mamounia's exotic selection of nosh from their two set menus offering a £35 or £40 meal selection of Moroccan inspired dishes. Luxuriant, traditional and authentic flavours characterise this lavish low-lit den of plump furnishings.
Marco Grill, West London
Christmas dinner is meant to be a luxurious, heart-warming affair; and with Marco Grill's opulent décor and accomplished cuisine, this is exactly what it will be! Get four courses for £32 or pay £47 to add a welcome drink and half a bottle of wine. Don't worry if Uncle Steve doesn't like Turkey and cousin Sophie won't eat Christmas pudding, there's a variety of options for everyone.
The Table Cafe, Central London
Have your Christmas dinner tailor made for your budget at The Table. With festive feasts ranging from a 3 course dinner with Prosecco to 8 course canapes and a grand old Christmas buffet. If you fancy splashing the cash you could treat yourself to some mulled wine, a roasting chestnut cart, hot Pimms aplenty and marshmellows to roast! Corr blimey. Grab us a plate now!
The Wine Tun, Central London
A vibrant events space with views looking out to St. Paul's, The Wine Tun has carved out a reputation for hosting memorable private parties for up to 350 revellers. Pop by this Christmas time to discover the venue at its best, with their dedicated events team on hand to create a bespoke Christmas dinner party without any hassle.
Waxy O'Connors, Central London
Experience some Waxy's wonderment this Christmas and chomp your way through their traditional British menu offering meaty treats with the crowning glory Turkey and kilted sausages. Opt for either a buffet fashion meal (£20 per head) or a sit-down affair (£25/£30) and bloat in the decadence of their honest, hearty food.
Heeltap, Central London
A sleek and sophisticated location close to London Bridge, Heeltap are whipping up a delicious range of menus this festive season. There’s a choice of options to suit the needs of your party, and guests will be able to enjoy either two or three course dinners or pick their way through a specially created ‘festive feast’ sharing platter. There’s a selection of wines, premium spirits, cocktails and draught beers to pair with dinner too.
Hoxley and Porter, North London
Guests can go all in at this quirky Angel favourite with a three-course banquet for £30.95. Fancy something lighter? Check out their buffet spread, where you can pick up seven dishes of your choice for a very reasonable £16 per head. With Hoxley & Porter offering a complimentary bottle of Prosecco for every 10 guests, there’s every reason to make a real event of it too.
The Happenstance, Central London
With floor-to-ceiling windows looking out towards St. Paul’s and an equally striking interior, the Happenstance provides a lovely backdrop to a festive celebration. They’re laying on glamorous canapé receptions, festive buffets and three-course dinners, with a dedicated events team in place to help everything go snag-free.
28 West Bar & Grill, East London
Enjoy your Christmas feast from the comfort of this prized Canary Wharf location. Fancy something light? You can pick between a seven-item canapé menu for just £17 per person, or work your way through a delicious three-course banquet for £45 if you’re seeking something more indulgent. 28West are offering a host of cracking drink packages to help get the party started too!
Lost Angel, South London
Part Victorian country estate, part 19th century Gin Palace, the Lost Angel assures a vibrant yet discerning drinking and dining experience this Christmas-time. With a grotto in the garden, stockings lining the mantle and a constant flow of mulled wine, they're going all out to create a charming festive vibe this year. They're ready to host parties for up to 40, with their three-course meal served with "added extras" should you so desire.
Grace Bar, Central London
These guys are serving up a selection of Christmas dinner offerings, from a fork and finger buffet to a traditional three course meal - with all of the trimmings, of course. You and your party will dine in an attractive space, decked out with leather furnishings and scattered with quirky ornaments. Plus, the cocktail are darned good too - don't say we didn't warn you.
A truly unique Christmas party affair: we're talking slap up interiors, jaw dropping entertainment and an incredible roster of live bands and DJs - and a hearty Christmas dinner offering, of course. Choose from a wide selection of catering options, with canapes and three course meals served alongside unlimited drinks Delightful!
The Refinery, South London
Drop in on Southwark Street’s landmark Blue Fin building where a delicious 3-course banquet awaits. Fancy something lighter? Not an issue; The Refinery also offers canapé receptions and winter buffets to provide that bit of seasonal cheer. Don’t miss their winter-warming cocktails!
Cinnamon Kitchen, East London
A slick eating and drinking space upon Brick Lane, Cinnamon Kitchen offers an alternative to the traditional Christmas fare: look forward to a menu of modern dishes, crafted through a fusion of spice from the Subcontinent, using only premium British ingredients. With a number of dining options available for Christmas Dinner, including a Christmas Day menu, Cinnamon Kitchen is a great choice for Christmas Dinner in London. Enquire and book online now.
The Folly, Central London
This botanically-inspired haven is arguably one of the most striking restaurants in London. It’s an ideal candidate for Christmas, with guests able to enjoy anything from a canapé reception to a winter buffet via a sumptuous three-course banquet. There’s cocktails aplenty throughout, and a devoted event planning team to see you through every step of the way.
The Drift, East London
The Drift brims with quirky collectables, hidden alcoves, a mixology table, a fine dining nook and a secluded cabana with a captivating view of Europe’s largest private aquarium, AND on top of all that, it's a great spot for Christmas dinner. Ideally located near Liverpool Street, kick back and enjoy a three-course dinner with all the trimmings at this great London bar.
The Sterling, East London
Choose from a cracking selection of Christmas dinner offerings, from a fork and finger buffet to a traditional three course meal - with all of the trimmings, of course. You and your party will dine in a super modern space, at the base of The Gherkin. Can't get much better than that!
Playboy Club London, Central London
Dabble in the ultimate, intimate dining experience this Christmas as one of the most notable names in the business promises guests a truly bespoke experience. Boasting the space for but 12 dapper guests in their Private Dining Room, Playboy Club London are promises festive friends a veritable feast of Christmas favourites in a luxe and intimate setting.
Goat DINE, West London
For a smart and stylish Christmas dinner this year, make sure your destination is Goat DINE in Chelsea. A real slice of New York in South London, this restaurant bar is bright and spacious and the Italian food they serve up is to die for! With smart cocktail bar Goat DRINK upstairs, this is the place to be for a first-class dinner this festive season. Enquire now for your Christmas dinner at Goat DINE.
The Anthologist, Central London
A relaxing haven from the bustle of the City, The Anthologist is a sure-fire candidate for a delicious three-course Christmas meal. Make one of their quirky private spaces your own and enjoy some delicious fare washed down with winter-warming cocktails. Dinner starts from £30 per person.
Inamo St.James, Central London
The interactive eatery Inamo are offering a four-course menu worth reckoning with this Christmas time. Delicious food aside, the venue also offers guests a chance to create their own virtual tablecloths using their pioneering technology, and they’re also well placed to offer a range of entertainment extras – from magicians to DJs – to satisfy the needs of your party. St James’ doesn’t suit? Check out their Soho outpost instead.
Masquerade @ Il Bottaccio
Oozing with sheer elegance, Il Bottaccio welcomes you to indulge in a masquerade themed night of festive grandeur. The atmosphere is set to be top notch, and the drinks will be well a-flowing - that's not to mention the food, which will be nothing short of spectacular. Enjoy Christmas dinner in a buffet style or as a more traditional sit down, three course affair.
Floridita, Central London
An atmospheric Wardour Street location offering the perfect place for drinking, dining and dancing, Floridita knows how to put on a show at Christmas. Kick things off with a couple of cocktails from their famous rum bar, enjoy delectable festive dinner downstairs then dance it all off to the sounds of a live band until late.
The Jones Family Project, East London
Boasting one of only a handful of Josper ovens in the city, and a Christmas menu coming in from as little as £33.50 a head, it's no wonder that this dapper dinner affair in Shoreditch is coming up trumps this festive period. From private spaces and contemporary furnishings, to cracking cocktails and candlelit tables, Jones Family Project will make any Christmas dinner a truly memorable affair.
Core, Central London
Devilish cocktails and an oh so attractive interior ensure that Core remains a cracking choice of spot for Christmas dinner in London. The atmosphere is always buzzing, and the food is always of the highest quality at Core. Look forward to a selection of Christmas dinner offerings, from a fork and finger buffet to a traditional three course meal, with all of the trimmings, of course.
Salvador & Amanda Bloomsbury, Central London
For a Christmas dinner with Spanish undertones, check out Salvador & Amanda. They're famous Christmas parties come laced with tasty tapas, wines and cocktails from around the world, and they've got a host of bookable areas to suit groups of all sizes.
Carom, Central London
A vibrant Indian restaurant in the heart of Soho, Carom is perfect for a celebration this Christmas. It comes complete with a choice of private rooms, a glass-roofed atrium and the option of exclusive hire if you're throwing a particularly large shindig. Exotic food, delicious cocktails and a late licence come as standard.
Roadhouse Bar and Restaurant, Central London
Located in the heart of Covent Garden, Roadhouse offers a vibrant setting in which to enjoy a spot of Christmas dinner. Come for the great festive food and drink then enjoy some singing and dancing, with live bands every night and DJs hitting the decks until 3am.
Zebrano Carnaby, London
For a hassle-free, memorable Christmas party, Zebrano delivers the goods. They've been holding fantastic parties for between 2 and 300 guests for years, with their dedicated team of party planners over-seeing everything from your drinking and dining arrangements to the decorations.
The Gable, Central London
About as quirky as they come, The Gable is a charming choice of venue in the City of London for Christmas dinner. Excelling in fun time party vibes and serving up a raucous roster of party tunes and heady cocktails, you're in for a wild one at The Gable. They're serving up a selection of Christmas dinner offerings, from a fork and finger buffet to a traditional three course meal - with all of the trimmings, of course.
Zebrano Soho, Central London
Zebrano Soho's flexible approach is perfect for a stress-free party. Whether you're hoping to plan a champagne reception, three-course meal or a buffet-styled party, Zebrano's personal party-planning team rise to the occasion. The sleek restaurant area transforms into a bar-cum-club afterwards, so there's no excuse not to get dancing.
Get that festive feeling at one of the most iconic tourist spots in the city - head to the Tower of London and enjoy top level razzmatazz of a wholly Victorian affair. Enjoy Christmas dinner against a backdrop of jive and traditional jazz sounds, and all round English eccentricities - they have a wide range of catering options available, so you can enjoy a truly bespoke affair.
The Elysée, Central London
Enjoy your Christmas dinner from the comfort of one of Elysée's elegant private dining rooms this year. You're assured of great food, and with a stylish cocktail bar, live Jazz and a late licence until 3.30am there's no shortage of reasons to continue your celebrations once you're done at the dining table.
The Candy Bar, South London
How better to get into the Christmas spirit than in a luxury event space, perched high atop the OXO Tower. This is the ideal spot for those with a sweet tooth, The Candy Bar boasts a scattering of candy coloured furniture, alongside an ever so naughty candy bar. If you haven't spoilt your appetite, they've got a range of catering options available.
Inamo Soho, London
Inamo's are cooking up something special in their cutting-edge kitchen this Christmas. They'll keep you topped up with a delicious 4-course meal and provide a shed load of extras too - like the option of creating your own interactive tablecloth, sushi making and sake tasting. They're also ready to set you up with magicians, musicians and DJs to really make an occasion of it.
The Jam Tree Chelsea, West London
Chelsea's Jam Tree has crafted a reputation for its distinctive blend of British and Colonial-inspired food. There's no better time to catch them doing their thing than Christmas, with a range of flexible spaces and a seperate Loft area ready and waiting to host bespoke private celebrations. They'll adapt and adjust their menus to ensure the selection is perfect for your party.
Paradise By Way of Kensal Green, West London
"We love hosting Dinner Parties" beam Paradise, and who are we to argue when they do it so well? Fully equipped with a choice of stunning private rooms, this excellent West London resort holds anything from canape parties to fully fledged seasonal feasts to spread that festive cheer. It would be a real waste if you didn't hit their raucous club nights afterwards, too.
One of the most spectacular shindigs in the city, Wonder Nights delivers a rowdy roster of dazzling cirque shows and aerialist performers in a setting inspired by the vintage fairground. Enjoy a hearty Christmas dinner in a space decked out with recycled fairground signs, bold colours, neon signs, hula hoopers, aerialists and other such excitement.
Southwark Rooms, Central London
If you're on the hunt for a refined drinking and dining experience in the London Bridge area, it's got to be Southwark Rooms. With room for up to 70 revellers in their dining room, you'll feast on a bespoke package of delicious festive food and creative cocktails. Stop off in their new Cocktail Lounge once the plates are cleared to continue your celebrations!
Honky Tonk Clapham Common, South London
If you love the sounds of Americana eats, lashings of craft beer and an effervescent party atmosphere, Honky Tonk in Clapham could well be for you this Christmas. Tuck into a succulent spread and don't forget to sample a few of their aged-in-the-barrel cocktails; guaranteed to get you in that festive spirit.
Kettner's, Central London
Kettner's are ready and waiting to host sit down lunches, indulgent Christmas dinners and elaborate canape parties this festive season. You'll experience the usual cabaret with a healthy measure of dancing included, and there's eight stunning private rooms vying to play host to your soiree. Kettner's festive menu starts at £49.95 per person.
Zigfrid Von Underbelly, East London
A creative space designed to bring an eclectic East London bunch together, pay Zigfrid a visit if it's a quirky festive shindig your searching for. This is Shoreditch dining, drinking and dancing at its kooky best, and the Hoxton Square hangout knows all about hosting a lively party or two.
Blues Kitchen Shoreditch, East London
Willing and able to accept bookings for between 4 and 100 guests, Blues Kitchen looks perfect for a fun-time dinner party this festive season. Indulge in a three-course feast packed with wings, ribs, burgers and burnt ends galore for just £30, then enjoy some infectious live music afterwards.
Bavarian Beerhouse, Central London
The Beerhouse's Oktoberfest-styled Christmas dinner parties offer a pefect blend of entertainment, authentic Bavarian food, table service and world famous German beers served from Stein glasses. Their Christmas party packages start from £39.90 and you can relax knowing that their dedicated team will take care of every detail.
McQueen, East London
McQueen offers a traditional three-course Christmas banquet in relaxed yet chic surroundings. The set menu comes in at £40 per person and offers a variety of meaty and veggie options for your perusal.
Offering a sublime, surreal and most importantly mouth-watering package in Chiswell Street, Dream Circus throw a unique Christmas dinner experience. Packages include a three-course meal, unlimited beer, wine and soft drinks, a live band and after dinner DJs.
ZSL London Zoo, Central London
With elegant suites overlooking a plethora of exotic animals across 36 acres of zoological gardens, a Christmas dinner at ZSL is one for those seeking something a little different this year. What's more, hosting an event at ZSL means directly contributing to conservation projects around the world!
Mint Leaf Restaurant & Bar, Central London
Innovative Indian cuisine is the name of the game at this elegant West End retreat. Whether you're on the hunt for an intimate area for your closest pals, a semi-private area for a larger group or a sit-down meal for up to 220 diners, there's a table with your name on it at Mint Leaf.
Gillray's Steakhouse and Bar, South London
If stunning views are high on your Christmas dinner agenda, look no further than Gillray's. Delectable Aberdeen Angus steak is a specialty, and the front-row vantage point of the Houses of Parliament and London Eye is well worth the visit in itself. The bar opens late, so there's every reason to stop by for a cocktail or two once your plates have been cleared.
The Vaults at Old Billingsgate, Central London
Lurking beneath London's Old Billingsgate, The Vaults boasts more than its fair share of attitude. Enjoy a hearty Christmas dinner in this unique party lair, as your sup away on spectacular cocktails at what will be one of the most raucous festive happenings this year.
Devonshire Terrace, East London
With a bespoke party planning service that is as hassle-free as it is personal, Devonshire Terrace represents a fantastic option if you're looking to party close to the City. The venue's four private dining rooms play host to a delicious three-course Christmas feast.
Hoxley and Porter, North London
Seek refuge from the hustle and bustle of Islington's Upper Street with a seasonal feast at the ever-impressive Hoxley & Porter. Their vintage dining carriage setting provides that dash of opulence as you settle down for a Christmas dinner with influences from Europe, the Orient and beyond.
Asia De Cuba, Central London
We'd tip the adjacent Light Bar for a few pre-dinner cocktails before continuing the festivities at Asia De Cuba. A jewel in the St. Martins Lane Hotel crown, you'll settle down for a delicious meal with Asian and Cuban influences in a dramatically colonnaded space here.
Balls Brothers Carey Lane, Central London
About as charming as they come, this dark and brooding venue is a delightful choice for Christmas dinner in London. Steeped in history and showcasing a heap of design treats, this is one hell of a good looking venue to eat your way through Christmas - they're serving up a selection of fork and finger buffets, as well as the traditional three course offering, with all of the trimmings - obviously.
Chiswell Street Dining Rooms, Central London
Offering a festive set menu in both the main restaurant and their six private dining rooms - Chiswell Street is the place to be this festive season. Choose between dreamy dishes such as roast breast of Gressingham duck, 12 hour slow braised Cumbrian ox cheek and pan fried fillet of Peterhead cod - making your dinner truly special.
Ribeira teams English fare with Latin American creations for mouth-watering results. The venue boasts a number of private hire areas (with the mezzanine able to cater for up to 26), and whether you're hoping for delicious cocktails, quick bites or indulgent dinners, Ribeira has it covered.
Bumpkin Chelsea, West London
Retire to this stunning Georgian townhouse in Chelsea for a memorable Christmas dinner this year. Featuring a stylish restaurant and charming dining room for up to 30 guests, you'll chow down on hearty, rustic and British cuisine with fruity cocktails packing quite a punch on the side. The ideal spot for a private party in Chelsea.
The Driver, North London
A boutique venue mixing modern elegance with a personal approach, The Driver has three private space perfect for staging a Christmas shindig. Each has its own private bar and Martin Audio sound system, so if you want to take advantage of the venue's late licence and go all out once the plates have been cleared, you're more than welcome.
Forge, Central London
Newly renovated with industrial chic stylings and serving up a spectacular array of dishes and drinks, this hella good looking venue in Bank is a charming choice for a Christmas dinner in the City of London. These friendly folk serve up a selection of Christmas dinner offerings, from a fork and finger buffet to a traditional three course meal, with all of the trimmings, of course. Plus, you can have a cheeky dance in the downstairs club room afterwards.
Honky Tonk Clapham Common, South London
If you like your food big, bold and grab-able, head down to Honky Tonk in Clapham Common. Feast yourself on three courses for £19.95, including a selection of International delicousness with a nod to festive tradition. How about chowing down on quesadillas to start, followed by Christmas dinner turkey burger and homemade pecan pie for pud. There are also a myriad more-ish canapes on offer for £2 each, like roast pumpkin and sage soup shots and and mini turkey and cranberry bon bons.