Christmas Party | Drinkonomical
Planning your Christmas party? Let's be honest... it can be a stressful and time consuming exercise having to take the role of party planner, so to make life a little easier? We've put together a list of venues that can help you host the perfect festive gathering. Better yet? These guys won't break the bank. Whether you're looking for a buffet, sit down dinner or drinks, dancing and DJs we have the hand-picked the best places to cater to you, and that are affordable.
Our picks of the best cheap Christmas party venues in London? Come and get them...
Hailed for their party spirit and affordability, The Driver in Kings Cross have festive events down to a tee. Whether you're in it for a sit down dinner or want everyone up and at 'em, these guys will have you covered in the seasonal department.
One of Fleet Street's best-loved pubs, head to The Punch Tavern where their range of great beers, hearty grub and warm and welcoming interiors make it a great shout for any office Christmas party or festive family gathering.
This pub in Kings Cross has lots of unique features nodding to its railway location, as well as lots of light, airy dining spaces to enjoy warm and spiced mulled wine. Its location makes it an easy meet-up for those travelling from further afield and it's wallet-friendly in its pricing.
The Cat and Mutton is the perfect venue for an affordable party with plenty of cheap eats and a spcae that's packed with caharacter. This atmospheric little boozer is near London Fields and has been going since 1729, so they know a thing or two about Christmas.
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 private hire spaces, to a brilliant staff and top notch drinks, if you're planning a shindig to remember, there's no need to stretch your wallet thin.
This traditional British boozer comes equipped with plenty of quaint features, from leather arm chairs and wooden paneling, to taxidermy and a roaring fireplace. Blending manor house and country cottage vibes into one central London drinking spot, the coziness of this venue and its low price, make it a great Christmas party location.
This botanical hideaway has an air of seasonal charm when decked out for Christmas celebrations. With its high ceilings, opulent furnishings, striking bar and stylish dining areas, add an air of opulent without the price tag.
Bar&Co is a great choice if you're looking for something a little different from your festive celebrations. 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.
A charming little spot for a Christmas party, 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.
Offering either the whole venue or just one bar for a reasonable price, Apples and Pears have got you covered with canapes, bowl food and fabulous cocktails. These guys know what makes a good Christmas party, great food, great drinks, great service and a great DJ spinning tunes all evening long.
The Folly is a cool, quirky and fun floral retreat making it perfect for any festive gathering. Providing the perfect escape from the busy city life, along with a seasonal menu and quirky cocktails, the venue have got private hires mastered at this point and can host up to 1000 people.
The perfect venue for a cosy and quirky Christmas get together. Cocktails are served in teapots, walls are decorated with vibrant tiling, the seating is plushy, and there's a banging playlist of tunes on repeat. To top it all off, it's great value for money. Simmons also has venues in Clerkenwell, Soho, and King's Cross.
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. Check out their Camden and Covent Garden locations if you're looking more central for your purse-friendly office party.
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 experience with the old bird (Turkey we mean) for a sit-down meal or even a buffet banquet.
This striking bar and restaurant in Canary Wharf features a large alfresco terrace, imaginative food, daring drinks and a fresh, contemporary space that's easy to customise. The late license also means that you can carry your Christmas celebrations straight into the early hours.
This cool, quirky escape is nestled in the heart of Kentish Town and is just oozing in charm. Combining comfort with contemporary in both its furnishings and menu, the food offerings include delicious Christmas sharing platters, traditional dinners and mouthwatering desserts all to enjoy with an extensive choice of wines, beer and cocktails.
Blending Soho style with a playful, sporty vibe; these affordable 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.
Why not switch up your traditional turkey for a delicious oven baked pizza, eggnog for beer and carol singing for shuffleboard at this cool, quirky spot for your festivities. Venue hire includes your own bar, toilets, shuffleboard and tanks, you can even have it for the whole weekend if you fancy.
Canapes and cool interiors aren't all that the Chapel have to offer your party. They're keeping things simple when it comes to your Christmas shindig with reasonable packages and prices that won't have you eye rolling in to the new year.
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 unstoppable, fun atmosphere. If you're looking for something modern and sleek, this is the one for you.
This trendy Kentish Town bar and restaurant is a hot tip if you're looking for a great Christmas party location without splashing the cash. With 80 capacity, cocktails and craft brews, an in-house sound system, neighbour food menu, no hire charge and a private bar open until 1am, it's a trendy spot that packs a punch.
One of the most popular pubs in Spitalfields, The Ten Bells are keeping things affordable when it comes to Christmas shindigs. A classic pub with reasonable packages and prices to match, this is the perfect spot for those looking to keep their yuletide event casual.
Tonnes of beer and lots of cheer - what more do you need when it comes to a Christmas party? Bierschenke is a City stalwart that lays on German spirit with beer, treats and live music on certain days.
Bright, fun and fiery, Trapeze is the circus-themed venue that's sure to give you a Christmas party to remember. The space is overflowing with circus glamour, from suspended disco balls to intricate clown costumes, there's plenty for your eyes to feast upon, and speaking of food, why not try out their menu of Americana delights when booking?
While its glamorous location may suggest otherwise, this really is an affordable yet plush spot for your Christmas shindig. Serving premium cocktails alongside a menu of British delicacies, the gorgeous private room can host up to 56 diners, making it a top choice for a more intimate affair.
No matter what your budget or the fussiness of your party, Huckster has something for everyone. The huge venue is inspired from quirky spots around the world, with various kitchens, cool bars and karaoke rooms.
Located moments away from Trafalgar Square and Downing street, the artsy traditional boozer is perfect for cheap Christmas parties, with theatres, businesses and points of interest so close by, it's perfect if you plan on having a full evening of events. To top it off, the food top-quality and it's all reasonably priced.
This local institution is not only a classic after-work boozer, but also a firm favourite when it comes to Christmas parties, offering delicious festive sharing platters that cater for even the fussiest of eaters, as well as classic beers and a prime location, all at a good price.
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.
Camino Bankside is a great party spot with its riverside location, light and airy space and impressive selection of food and drink. Switch classical Christmas dinner for tapas you can split, share and graze upon while sipping on delicious Spanish wine and beer, they also have locations in Monument , Shoreditch and King's Cross if you're looking more central.
This intimate, stylish and versatile venue is perfect for smaller groups and office parties, offering fabulous receptions, parties, live music and DJs so you can literally deck the halls however you choose. With its late license, ability to source a DJ for you and local beverages behind the bar, Rehab are ready for whatever your needs.