Christmas Party | Drinkonomical

Are you planning your Christmas party 2018? It can be a stressful and time consuming exercise organising your London Christmas party for your company, so look below for our recommended Christmas dinners and lunches. Whether you want a buffet, sit down dinner or drinks, dancing and DJs we have the pick of the best value Christmas parties 2018. These are our drinkonomical picks, a Christmas party that doesn't blow the budget and keeps the boss happy!

Last updated on 2nd January 2018

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The Parlour

158 user reviews
The Parlour is a striking bar and restaurant with a large alfresco terrace in Canary Wharf, serving imaginative food...
Happily Affordable ££
Canary Wharf

Old Bank Of England

164 user reviews

If you're after somewhere to host your Christmas party without breaking the bank, The Old Bank of England is a smashing choice. Not only is it wildly opulent, they offer an extensive selection of wines and whiskies, as well as Fuller's infamous selection of ales - how better to wash down a hearty menu of pub classics?

Happily Affordable ££
Embankment

Barrowboy & Banker

4 user reviews
A historic pub of original features and a grand sweeping bar. The Barrowboy & Banker is situated one of London's...
Happily Affordable ££
Southwark
The Clarence in Whitehall is a quaint and lively little pub, full of history and brimming with character, just moments...
Happily Affordable ££
Westminster

The Long Acre

9 user reviews
The Long Acre
Free Entry VIP Guestlist and 3 other offers available.
A life filled with an unswerving belief in oneself, that life is there only to be lived fully, wholly and completely....
Happily Affordable ££
Leicester Square

Artillery Arms

2 user reviews
The Artillery Arms is a traditional pub located on the outskirts of London's financial district. Easily reachable from...
Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Rileys Sports Bar Haymarket

256 user reviews

Riley’s offers a dazzling and wallet-friendly office party experience in central London this Christmas. Blending Soho style with a playful, sporty vibe; party packages offer finger food buffets and prosecco receptions, as well as three-course festive dinners which start from just £18 per person. There’s a mix of UV ping-pong, pool and foosball to try your hand at, and DJs playing old-school classics long into the night. For all the info, check out their website.

Happily Affordable ££
West End

Counting House

0 user reviews
The Counting House is a traditional British pub in the City of London and just a short walk from Bank underground...
Happily Affordable ££
City of London

Foundation

34 user reviews
Foundation
Free Entry VIP Guestlist

If you're on the hunt for a Christmas party venue in Covent Garden, Foundation may well be your best bet - we're talking cutting edge interiors, a charismatic party crowd throughout the week and a super sweet happy hour deal on food and drink platters between 5.30pm and 7pm. What more could you want from a pocket friendly Christmas party venue in the West End of London?

Happily Affordable ££
Covent Garden

Salvador & Amanda

527 user reviews
Salvador and Amanda has been bringing cultural flavour and the fiesta of Spain to Leicester Square for over 12 years....
Happily Affordable ££
Covent Garden

Dirty Dicks

99 user reviews
A local institution, a London landmark and a lively haunt for city workers. Dirty Dicks is a historical and traditional...
Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

All great Christmas parties kick off with a champagne bomb. Promising a rockin’ list of drinks, badass food spreads and a stocking stuffed with festive treats to every guest, Belushi’s sure know how to host a killer party. Pick classic festive food to suit your needs and get started on their special Rocktails, all against the backdrop of a huge rock & roll soundtrack. Check out their Camden and Covent Garden locations if you’re looking more central for your office party.

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London Bridge

Waxy O'Connors London

178 user reviews
Waxy O'Connors London
50% off Whiskey Wednesdays and 1 other offer available.

Good, honest pub grub. Waxy O'connor's is a punter pleaser so why not choose this homely Irish drinking den for your Christmas festivities this year? With catering covering a humble party of 10 to a ballsy bunch of 700, Waxy's is a maze of a venue filled with charm and rich wooden comforts. The perfect destination for foodies looking for a cosy Christmas experience with the old bird (Turkey we mean) for a sit-down meal or even a buffet banquet. 

Happily Affordable ££
West End

Tokenhouse

115 user reviews
Tokenhouse
World Cup 2018 England V Tunisia

A charming little spot for a Christmas party in London, The Tokenhouse delivers the winning combination of intimate lighting craft beers and homely vibes. Decked out in vintage wares and serving up a much loved menu of classic pub dishes, you can't go wrong with The Tokenhouse. 

Happily Affordable ££
City of London

The Hollywood Arms

201 user reviews
Located in the heart of Chelsea, The Hollywood Arms is a luxurious bar and restaurant with beautiful interior,...
Happily Affordable ££
Chelsea

Parcel Yard

305 user reviews
The Parcel Yard is located in the new concourse of King's Cross station, set in a Grade I listed building. The...
Happily Affordable ££
Kings Cross
Brace yourself for epic handmade pizzas, craft beers and out of this world mac ‘n’ cheese. This winter, the Tank...
Happily Affordable ££
City of London

Bar&Co

6 user reviews

A bar, club and restaurant all at once, this nifty little party spot finds itself moored upon the Temple Pier Victoria Embankment - sup away on gloriously crafted drinks and get your groove on, as you look up the spectacular scenery of the River Thames. Bar&Co is a great choice if you're looking for something a little different from your Christmas party in London.

Happily Affordable ££
Embankment

Simmons Tower Bridge

23 user reviews
Simmons is a small but perfectly formed cocktail bar located just moments from Tower Bridge. Standing out from the...
Happily Affordable ££
London Bridge

Camino Monument

3 user reviews
Camino Monument is located in the heart of the bustling City, a short walk from Monument and Bank stations. Our...
Happily Affordable ££
City of London

Mabel's

4 user reviews
Mabel's
Free Entry Guestlist and 1 other offer available.
This Covent Garden home of elegance is a tribute to sophisticated cafes. A stylish and ever so slightly whimsical...
Happily Affordable ££
Covent Garden

Trapeze

420 user reviews
Trapeze
Trapeze Tuesday (50% off of food until 6pm) and 4 other offers available.
At the epicentre of the heart of London's hip young scene in Shoreditch, Trapeze is as quirky as a dwarf riding a...
Happily Affordable ££
East London

Finch's

237 user reviews
Found in the heart of Finsbury Square, Finch's is a relaxed, modern pub in the heart of the City of London.  Perfect...
Happily Affordable ££
City of London

The White Swan

63 user reviews
The White Swan is a homely pub and dining room on Fetter Lane, close to Chancery Lane underground station. Comprised of...
Happily Affordable ££
Holborn

The Bull & Gate

203 user reviews
A unique and inviting pub, right in the heart of Kentish Town. A diverse trio of spaces, all exuding class and...
Happily Affordable ££
Kentish Town

Blues Kitchen Shoreditch

41 user reviews
Blues Kitchen Shoreditch
£5 cocktails and 1 other offer available.

It's a party palace of hopping live music, BBQ plates and whisky cocktails and it's perfect for an affordable Christmas party. Blues Kitchen in Shoreditch (there are also venues in Brixton and Camden) is perfect for big groups with a myriad of different spaces and a great atmosphere week round.

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch
Bavarian Beerhouse Old Street
Monday Schnitzel Madness and 6 other offers available.
Bavarian Beerhouse brings an authentic German experience to Old Street, offering freshly tapped German beers alongside...
Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Paternoster

74 user reviews
Set in a modern, glass-fronted building, the Paternoster sits right next to St Paul's Cathedral, providing the perfect...
Happily Affordable ££
St Pauls

Rehab

30 user reviews
Rehab is a bar & kitchen in a beautiful venue with delicious food and drinks, perfect for a night out with friends,...
Happily Affordable ££
Hackney

Vintry

10 user reviews

Well isn't this one the charmer. One of our favourite inner city gastro pubs, The Vintry delivers hearty grub, fine wines and laid back vibes throughout the week. Get your pals together for a Christmas party at The Vintry - it's in a great spot, and it boasts an impressive food and drinks menu that won't break the bank!

Happily Affordable ££
City of London

The Folly

145 user reviews
Escape to the Folly & relax in this botanically inspired haven from the Drake & Morgan Collection. Wander...
Happily Affordable ££
City of London

The Hat and Tun

78 user reviews
The Hat and Tun, Farringdon, is beautifully decorated with a theme that crosses the border of country club and manor...
Happily Affordable ££
City of London

Piccadilly Institute

52 user reviews

While they may be a roaring club night throughout the weekend, Piccadilly Institute is an affordable Christmas venue in London with more than just one disguise. From incredible themed rooms and affordable private hire prices, to a brilliant staff and top notch drinks, if you're planning a Christmas shindig to remember, there's no need to stretch your wallet thin. 

Happily Affordable ££
West End

Viaduct Tavern

2 user reviews
The Viaduct Tavern is a proper good pub found in the heart of the City near St. Pauls.  Anyone wanting a side of...
Happily Affordable ££
City of London
Pub

Amber

3 user reviews
Amber
Free Entry VIP Guestlist
With a fresh and funky atmosphere, glamorous spaces and extensive cocktail/food menus you will be hard pressed to find...
Happily Affordable ££
City of London
Bavarian Beerhouse Tower Hill
Monday Schnitzel Madness and 7 other offers available.
Bavarian Beerhouse brings an authentic German experience to London, offering freshly tapped German beers alongside...
Happily Affordable ££
City of London

The Roxy

28 user reviews

There’s no better place to go for Christmas than The Roxy if you love to party, thanks to its amazing late night drinks and wonderfully cheap deals on drinks – coupled with an unstoppably fun atmosphere.

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West End

Apples and Pears

204 user reviews
Apples and Pears
Cocktail Specials for £6.50 until 8pm, Tuesday to Saturday and 2 other offers available.
Located at the Aldgate East end of Brick Lane, Apples & Pears is an independent, fun cocktail bar, serving...
Happily Affordable ££
Brick Lane

John Salt

69 user reviews
John Salt
2 for 1 Cocktails from 5pm-7pm
John Salt is a great restaurant and bar in Islington, North London. After recruiting top chef Ben Spalding, John Salt...
Happily Affordable ££
Islington

Jamies Fleet Place

112 user reviews
Jamies Fleet Place
Bucket of 10 Heineken on ice - £35 when pre booked and 4 other offers available.

Jamie’s provides exceptional value in the centre of the city this Christmas time. With all kinds of sit-down meal, drinks reception and party-til-late packages, you’re free to take your festive bash in whatever direction you choose here. Three indulgent courses are yours for £32.95, and a platter complete with the full festive works serves 10 people for £75.

Happily Affordable ££
St Pauls

Camino Bankside

2 user reviews
Camino Bankside is the newest member to the Camino family, tucked away behind the Tate Modern on London’s Bankside....
Happily Affordable ££
Southwark

The Chelsea Pensioner

16 user reviews
With quality beers, an eclectic entertainment programme and West London's best happy hour deals, The Chelsea...
Happily Affordable ££
Chelsea

Admiralty

43 user reviews
Admiralty
10% off Wine Wednesday and 1 other offer available.
A traditional pub with a story to tell, The Admiralty is a step back in time to the decks of HMS Victory and the Battle...
Happily Affordable ££
West End

The Drift

59 user reviews
The Drift is located at the foot of the Salesforce (Heron) Tower; a quirky sanctuary in the heart of The City. From...
Happily Affordable ££
Liverpool Street

Gem

23 user reviews
Gem
Free Entry VIP Guestlist

Sall on down to Soho this Christmas for a party in London to remember. A menagerie of great spaces and even better drinks, Gem could be the premium hosts for your festive foray in the city. From late night dancing to finger food, Gem are prepped and primed for those just looking to have a little organised fun in London this Christmas.

Drinkonomical £
Soho

Jamies London Bridge

126 user reviews
Jamies London Bridge
After Dark Sessions 4-8pm

Jamies bar and restaurant in London Bridge is an ideal place for a stress-free Christmas party. The entire, 250 capacity venue is available for private hire, but if you'd rather a more intimate festive celebration, the idyllic mezzanine can cater for up to 60 people and is perfect of light drinks and canapés. Add in their wonderful drinks offers, such as a half bottle of Altana Pinot Grigio for just £10 per head, and their delicious menu stocked full of Christmas platter, and you've got a fantastic, value-for-money night. 

Happily Affordable ££
London Bridge

The Cat and Mutton

5 user reviews

The Cat and Mutton is the perfect venue for an affordable Christmas party with two-course from £20 or nibbles from £10. This atmospheric little boozer is near London Fields and has been going since 1729, so they know a thing or two about Christmas! 

Happily Affordable ££
Bethnal Green

Camino King's Cross

2 user reviews
Our lively King’s Cross bar and restaurant sprawls around a hidden courtyard, coming alive in the Summer, full of...
Happily Affordable ££
Kings Cross

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