If you're looking to go all out for your Christmas bash, you can't do much better than the Winter Wonderland Boat. The floating party palace allows you to tailor your experience to the nth degree, complete with playlists, dance floor space, delicious food and drinks aplenty.
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 suitably outrageous or heading out with your closest friends, we've rounded up London's best places for dinner and dancing this Christmas, from huge Thames boats to rowdy City pubs.
A magical escape from the bustling streets above, Kenza is a gorgeous Middle Eastern-style restaurant. Choose to hire the entire venue or simply book out one of the alcoves, which can comfortably sit groups of up to six. Chow down on a sumptuous feast of Lebanese cuisine before sitting back and enjoying a traditional belly-dancing show.
One of the most beautiful Christmas party venues in London, Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings transforms for December, with glittering lights, a huge bauble-adorned tree and a roaring open fire. Settle in and enjoy a mouthwatering festive feast before descending to the basement club for dancing and cocktails 'til close.
When it comes to drinking and dancing in Belgravia, Eaton Square Cocktail Bar is a popular spot. Handily located just a short stroll away from Victoria station, the sleek space boasts a knockout wine list, mouthwatering French-inspired cuisine and live DJs every Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Looking for a Christmas party venue with in central London? Step inside The Tattershall Castle, a floating boozer that boasts mega views of the London Eye and Big Ben. Choose between the Stateroom, Bridge or Lounge areas, with a plethora of packages available, from cocktails and canapés to sit-down dinners followed by rocking discos.
A modern British restaurant that lets the food do the talking, Chiswell Street Dining Rooms is an elegant spot for a seasonal soirée. The Christmas menu here is priced at £45 for three courses and includes braised ox cheek with horseradish mash, vegetable wellington, and of course, roast turkey served with all the trimmings.
If you're on the hunt for a charming country-style pub to host your big Christmas blowout, look no further than The Dickens Inn. Famed for its gorgeous floral-adorned frontage, this 18th century watering hole has played host to some epic festive celebrations in the past. Dining packages range from £15 to £60 per person, with everything from tasty pigs in blankets to premium cuts of beef.
Found just a short walk from Monument, The Folly offers a wide selection of private hire spaces, from The Garden - a plant-adorned paradise, to the private dining room, which offers the perfect solution for a gorgeous intimate dinner.
Located in the heart of Canary Wharf, The Parlour is a sleek and contemporary restaurant, well-suited to family get-togethers and corporate celebrations alike. Adorned with cosy faux fur throws, glittering fairy lights and floor-to-ceiling windows, it's the stuff of London Christmas party venue dreams.
With low-hanging vines, exposed brick walls and cosy lighting, Willy's Wine Bar is the perfect escape from the chaos of the city. The team here offer a range of festive packages, from whole venue hire for cocktails and dancing, to gourmet sit-down dinners and themed quiz nights.
One of the capital's most unique bars, The Piano Works is primed for dinner and dancing Christmas parties in London. From their top-notch food offering to their unbeatable live music, this Farringdon spot promises a festive night that you won't forget in a hurry.
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 and incredible light shows, this space is guaranteed to be a hit.
Grand and gorgeous, Brewers' Hall is one hell of a Christmas private hire venue in London. For the festive season, the team go all out creating a snow-dusted lodge and with Chesterfield sofas scattered about and a sprawling dance, perfect for throwing some shapes.
Moments from Smithfield Market, Haberdashers' Hall is a unique London private hire that can be customised for all your dinner and dancing Christmas party needs. Designed by Sir Michael Hopkins, the space features a beautiful domed roof and elegant wooden floorboards.
Do something a little different from the standard sit-down dinner and dancing this festive season. Bougie Drag & Boy Toy Events are hosting some of London's wildest Christmas parties, bringing together drag queens, butlers in the buff and plenty more in one epic experience.
Flooded with natural light, with double-height ceilings and a swish mezzanine area, St Barts Brewery is designed with big blowout bashes in mind. Come Christmas time, this venue is decked out with wreaths and festive floral arrangements. Party packages can be customised to include hot buffets, live entertainment and mulled wine aplenty.
Get ready to shimmy and shake to some Polynesian beats this festive season as Kona Kai offers a unique tiki-inspired Christmas atmosphere. Banish those winter blues by slurping your way through juicy cocktails and dancing to the mega DJs at this gorgeous Fulham hideout.
A rustic charmer in the heart of the City, Forge is the perfect venue for those looking to fill up on winter cocktails, chow down sharing plates and dance to all the festive hits. From leather booths and splashes of concrete cool to decked out dining tables and a bustling open kitchen, it's truly a sleek and special place.
Looking to host your dinner and dancing Christmas party on the River Thames? Climb aboard one of Woods' Silver Fleet's swanky boats. There are three luxe river yachts to choose from - all of which come complete with seasonal menus created by head chef Douglas Grant and Michelin-starred Ollie Dabbous.
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 both a traditional three-course lunch and elegant canapes, washed down with free-flowing fizz and a selection of handcrafted cocktails.
The Exhibit is an easily accessible, eclectic hub perfect for office party shenanigans. The Balham venue offers a range of bespoke packages designed to suit all, with an experienced events team on hand to ensure that your festive blowout runs to plan.
Patch East's dedicated team of party planners are on call to ensure that every aspect of your Christmas celebration runs smoothly. The venue is experienced in hosting private bashes, ranging from canapes and Champagne receptions to full-blown dinners and dancing spectaculars.
Set over four floors, Beaufort House Chelsea is the ideal Christmas party location in West London, especially if dinner and dancing are on the menu. With a wealth of private hire spaces and wonderful seasonal cuisine, you can enjoy a mouthwatering meal before retiring to their Champagne Penthouse.
Shoreditch hotspot Trapeze are throwing a big festive jamboree and you're invited. With three unique spaces and an expert team in place to help plan your event, everything is in place for a glittering Christmas party with dinner and dancing aplenty. Tuck in to some tasty tucker before heading down to their renowned basement for a raucous knees up.
Located in the leafy North London neighbourhood of Primrose Hill, The Princess of Wales is a stellar venue for a spot of seasonal dining and dancing. Spread over three floors, with a Banksy-themed garden to boot, there's more than enough space for all your merriment.
If you're looking for a lively way to celebrate Christmas 2020, look no further than The Aeronaut. The award-winning Acton pub is hosting a series of live cabaret shows, with music, dining and drinking 'til late inside a cosy heated marquee.
Whether you're looking to host a gathering of a few work colleagues or a larger function with all your pals, Zebrano knows 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 'til close.
Renowned for its bonkers bingo sessions and drag queen spectaculars, Gigi's is the perfect place to host a quirky Christmas party in London. Designed with dinner, drinks and dancing in mind, this modern venue is decked out flashing red signs, glittering tinsel and leafy green botanicals.
Head to Core in the City of London where you can enjoy a dinner and dancing Christmas party for less than £40 a head. Perfect for smaller celebrations, this ultra-cool bar comes complete with plenty of cosy booths, neon signage and quirky artwork.
Jerusalem offers a delicious festive spread with a welcoming atmosphere to match. Keeping things traditional, the festive menu includes smoked Scottish salmon, roast turkey roulade and Christmas pudding served with brandy custard, while veggies can enjoy mushroom and goat's cheese Wellington with a slow-roasted beetroot salad to start.
When it comes to London Christmas party venues with a view, Sky Bar delivers and then some. Found 28 floors up, this private hire space boasts sweeping views of the River Thames, London Eye and Big Ben. A truly versatile room, it can be transformed into a winter wonderland or cosy grotto.
If you're on the hunt for a Christmas party venue that provides delicious food and a little around-the-table toe-tapping, this unique bar within the Vintry & Mercer hotel is fronting that and so much more, think vintage design and luxe details throughout.
Whilst better known for its cracking selection of cocktails and unbeatable happy hour deals, Revolution Bar also knows a thing or two about pulling off an epic yuletide celebration. Perfect for those looking for an affordable Christmas venue in London, this bar is home to several swish private dining rooms, with the option to add a cocktail masterclass.
If you're looking for a blank canvas that you can truly make your own, then Stephen St Kitchen is an ideal option. Located in the heart of Fitzrovia, this bright and contemporary space can be arranged however you like, with round tables for 6, space for dancing and your very own bar all night long.
A neighbourhood spot that knows how to party (and sparkle come winter), Brixton's Cattivo has got your festive celebrations 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.
A truly knockout London Christmas party venue for drinking and dancing, Union Street Cafe boasts gigantic floor-to-ceiling windows, slick industrial touches and plenty of space to bust some moves. Looking for something quirky? Head downstairs to the Olive Grove - a themed room that will transport you to an Italian terrace, complete with twisting trees and twinkling lights.
For top-notch service in a sophisticated setting look no further than Heddon Street Kitchen, which is owned by the renowned Gordon Ramsay. For bigger parties head down to Hidden Heddon - the underground bar that hosts cocktail masterclasses and private soirées.