Christmas Party | Dinner and Dancing

'Tis the season to be jolly, and what could be more merry than a whopping plate of Christmas nosh and a spin round the dancefloor? Whether you're in charge of making sure the office party is suitable outrageous or heading out with your friends, we've rounded up London's best places for dinner and dancing this Christmas, from huge private hires to rowdy City pubs.

Last updated on 6th November 2019




The Piano Works Farringdon

1123 user reviews 4

Champagne & Cocktail Hour and 6 other offers

One of the most unique bars in London and a proud piano palace at that, The Piano Works is primed for Christmas parties this winter. From their top notch dinner offering, to full scale entertainment and heaving dancefloor, those of you searching for a little more out there will be hard pushed to deny a dash of festive dinner and dancing here.

Proud City

59 user reviews 4

Experience the magic of winter wonderland at this east London hub, as Proud bring jaw-dropping cabaret, slinky burlesque and the glamour of a 1920s speakeasy. You'll be transported to Paris, so prepare for sexy vibes as you tuck into dinner and soak up cocktails.

Forge

219 user reviews 4

A rustic charmer in the heart of the City of London, those of you looking to enjoy a dash of drinking and dancing combined this Christmas will enjoy what Forge have to boast. From leather booths and splashes of concrete cool to decked out dining tables and their own nightclub, make some festive memories in a truly sleek environment.

@ Hard Rock Cafe Oxford Street on Various dates from Tuesday 19th November 2019

Trot over to the newly opened Hard Rock Cafe to celebrate the festive season in the sleek new Oxford Street restaurant. With live music every evening from Monday-Saturday, private hire options, and a tasty three-course menu, this venue is perfect for an office outing.

Trapeze

603 user reviews 4

Bottle of Prosecco for £18! and 1 other offer

Shoreditch hotspot Trapeze are throwing a big Christmas jamboree and you're invited. With three unique and versatile spaces and an expert team in place to help plan your bespoke event, everything is in place for a seamless festive celebration. Tuck in to some tasty tucker then head down to their renowned basement for a raucous knees up.

If you're looking to liven up your festive feast and step away from your standard turkey, why not head to Salvador & Amanda for a Spanish-styled Christmas Dinner? The venue can cater for parties of all sizes, and it's the ideal place to fend off the winter chill with some exotic flavours. The late licence means there's plenty of time to shake a leg on the dance floor; they also have a location in Covent Garden.

Salsa! Soho

52 user reviews 4

Get the party started with some fantastic drink deals on Coronas and Frozen Margaritas, then choose between a refined sit-down Christmas Meal or enjoy a few lighter dishes from the Party Tapas Buffet at Salsa. Finish proceedings off with a typically colourful and stylish night of dancing at this unique Leicester Square venue.

Blues Kitchen Brixton

20 user reviews 4

One of the most rootin' tootin' names on the restaurant scene, and perfect for the ultimate Christmas party in London, not only will Blues Kitchen Brixton fill you with the fun and flavours of New Orleans in a cool and urban setting, they're setting the party scene with a fun roster of live acts, musicians and plenty more come the festive season. 

Cattivo

177 user reviews 4

A neighbourhood spot that knows how to party (and sparkle come winter), Brixton's Cattivo has got your festive parties all wrapped up. Head down for a unique evening of seasonal cocktails and delicious Italian small plates, alongside a selection of Christmas packages that will make your night go off in South London style.

Neighbour

41 user reviews 4

2-4-£12 Burgers (Monday & Tuesday) and 1 other offer

Offering great food, a stellar drinks selection and great background tunes, Kentish Town's Neighbour is one of the best spots in London for a quirky Christmas shindig if dinner and dancing is what you're in the mood for. Munch through American bites before heading to the downstairs club room Juke's Bar.

Core

112 user reviews 4

Beer Pong & a Two Pitcher's of Beer and 1 other offer

Head to Core in the City of London where you can enjoy a classic 3-course meal, finger buffet or Christmas fork buffet, with each coming in at less than £40 a head. Dedicated event managers will see you through from your initial enquiry to your taxi home.

Ruby Blue Bar

237 user reviews 4

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Ruby Blue Bar is one of the West End's most decadent dining destinations. This Christmas, they'll be putting on a killer spread for punters, providing the option between a traditional three course lunch or a buffet to pick at throughout out the day.

WE ARE BAR Bishopsgate

117 user reviews 4

Happy Hour and 1 other offer

Giving a big nod to Christmas cheer, the folks behind WE ARE BAR are well and truly prepped for a fiesta of festive-fuelled fun, from the finest fare to tip-top tipples. Delivering a dinner menu that will have all you merrymakers well and truly in the Christmas spirit, the Liverpool Street space is great for after-work soirees.

Push the boat out and hire a room at Baluchi at The LaLiT London for a party people will be talking about for years to come. Formerly a grammar school, the space is now one of the swishest Indian restaurants in the city - if you've got time, start your evening in the Headmaster's Room, a great spot for cocktails.

Tropicana Beach Club

1477 user reviews 4

Tropicana Happy Hour! and 3 other offers

Contrary to what George Michael says, drinks at this Covent Garden bar are not free. With various beach-grill inspired dishes, over 50 cocktails on the menu and some of the city's biggest DJs on the decks, it's a great place for a Christmas party with plenty of dinner and dancing.

Soho Zebrano

640 user reviews 4

Whether you're looking to host a gathering of a few work colleagues or a larger function with all your pals, Zebrano has the know-how to deliver a great Christmas shindig. Indulge in a delicious sit-down meal washed down with a few cocktails, then limber up for an expedition to the dance floor, where DJs spin chart toppers until late.

Cafe de Paris

2092 user reviews 4

Having hosted the likes of Princess Margaret and Prince, Grade-II listed Cafe De Paris is more than up for the challenge of holding your Christmas party. There's plenty of options to choose from, including midweek complete venue hire, or if you're looking for something over the weekend, there's cabaret-style tables with FROW action.

Drink Shop & Do

624 user reviews 4

Feeling really festive? You'll want to check out one of DSD's famous 'Do's then; with adventurous and fun-loving revellers enjoying a balloon modelling class or having a go at some reindeer pinatas. The excellent King's Cross venue can cater for up to 240, offering a choice of buffets, cocktails, canapes and plenty of dancing later on.

Beaufort House Chelsea

89 user reviews 4

Set over 4 floors, Beaufort House in Chelsea is the ideal Christmas party location, especially if dinner and dancing are on the menu. With a wealth of private hire spaces, and a wonderful Christmas dinner selection, you can enjoy an amazing meal before retiring to their Champagne Penthouse for some late night dancing.