If you're looking to go all out for your next Christmas do, you can't do much better than the Winter Wonderland Boat. Offering space for up to 500 guests, the team will tailor your experience to the nth degree, complete with playlists, dance floor space, delicious food and plenty of drinks.
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.
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.
With a variety of beautiful private hire spaces available, Upper House in Islington can be tweaked to whatever budget you're after for a Christmas party. For something really special, hire out the top room, which includes its own dance floor and can even have karaoke set up.
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.
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.
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.
A creative space designed to bring an eclectic East London bunch together, pay Gigi's 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.
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.
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.
Get ready to shimmy and shake to some Polynesian beats this Christmas as Kona Kai offer a unique Tiki-inspired Christmas atmosphere. Slurp your way through juicy cocktails, dance to the happiest DJs and have a brilliantly fun Christmas party.
Slap bang in the heart of London, this private hire venue has got three main rooms, all of which can be used according to your whims and needs. Combining Georgian period features with exposed brick vaults, this space is guaranteed to be a hit.
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.
Perfect for a larger, corporate party, Little Ship Club has room for 60 -120 guests seated. The Thames-side venue will tailor your night for the perfect Christmas bash, including whipping up a fun festive menu which includes the likes of baby Guinness cakes with Bailey's cream.
Grand and gorgeous, Brewers' Hall is one hell of a private hire venue. For the festive season, the team go all out creating a snow-dusted lodge and with Chesterfield sofas smattered about for cuddling up on; there's even a dance floor which is perfect for throwing some shapes.
For a taste of tropical spirit with your festive antics, head to Mayfair's notorious Trader Vic's. Roaring and wild at all times of the year, the Polynesian party palace is geared up for Christmas parties, with private rooms and a public club to bust a move.
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.
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.
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 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.
For top-notch service in a sophisticated setting look no further than Heddon Street Kitchen, owned by the renowned Gordon Ramsay. For bigger parties head down to Hidden Heddon, the underground bar and private dining room, for a memorable evening of fine dining and dancing.
Enquiries start at 80 people at this scenic private Christmas venue, which enjoys views over the river thanks to the floor-to-ceiling windows. Menus can be customised with their dedicated team, along with the option to set up a dance floor to boogie some of those pigs-in-blankets off.
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.
If you're looking to add some swank to your Christmas party proceedings, the stunning 28 Portland Place has got 'fancy' written all over it. Mashing Georgian style with West End chic, the venue has a variety of rooms and spaces available for private hire.
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.
STK London are inviting you bring your senses to life at the ME London this Christmas. Here, you'll be treated to a luxury experience of signature dishes, cocktails and cabaret with a playlist curated by their resident DJ to round off your epic party.
A festive foray into Fulham, Goat DINE is a must-try for any and all Christmas parties in London. Primed for decked out dinners thanks to kitsch wallpapers, sparkling chandeliers and lodge-esque charm, not only can guests expect a slap up meal of sourced and seasonal fare, when the lights go down the dancing comes on up.
Looking for a Christmas party that you won't forget in a hurry? Head to the top of one of London's most iconic buildings. Located on the 42nd floor of the Cheesegrater Building, City Sky high is only available for corporate bookings, with space for 300 standing and 250 seated.
A tiki-inspired bar matching its tropical interiors with exotic cocktails and an effervescent atmosphere, Kanaloa is good for some Christmas party debauchery. Come early and enjoy a few of their theatrical concoctions, then join a raucous crowd for some dance floor antics until the early morning.
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.
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.
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.
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.
With smart Asian-inspired plates and swish cocktails, Circus is no order space for a Christmas party. Add in the stage and stunning cabaret performers, plus the late-night DJ and you're in for a treat.
A mix of old and new, Founders' Hall brings stately vibes to a corporate Christmas party. Set on one of London's oldest streets, the private hire space is well equipped for yuletide shindigs, with options of sparkling receptions and dancing til the wee hours.
Head to this gorgeous restaurant near Victoria for a suave and delicious Christmas dinner. Known for its live music nights, the bar and eatery is sure to lay down more than a few dancing excuses too.
Hold on to your hats because any Christmas party at Bunga Bunga is going to be wild. The Italian party palace is known for its raucous nights out thanks to live performers, bottomless drinks, massive pizzas and raunchy cocktails.