An old school gem in the heart of Soho, The Crown and Two Chairmen has got everything you need for a charming Christmas do that comes in under budget. Book your space in their private upstairs bar, which offers space for up to 100 people, alongside access to the pub's selection of great drinks and delicious food.
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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.
A very short walk from Fenchurch Street, this rustic wine bar offers one of the best cheap Christmas party options in the city. Specialising in quality wines and tasty food, they'll bring a little extra something something to proceedings, whether you're in for a sit-down affair or a night of drinks and dancing.
A Fulham favourite, this West London party spot comes into its own during the festive season with a range of excellent private hire options that won't destroy your budgets. Book their indoor cocktail lounge for drinks and dinners, or go all-out with a full hire of their gorgeous heated courtyard.
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.
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.
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.
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. Check out their Camden and Greenwich, Hammersmith and Shepherd's Bush locations too if you're looking more central for your purse-friendly office party.
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.
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.
With catering covering a humble party of 10 to a ballsy bunch of 120, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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, King's Cross and beyond.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Located moments away from Trafalgar Square and Downing street, this 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, and to top it off, the food is top quality and comes at a very reasonable price.
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?
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.
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.
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.
A pub for all seasons, this gorgeous boozer on the corner of London Fields and Broadway Market is a perfect spot if you're looking for a cheap and cheerful Christmas party venue. With cool, stylish spaces for hire, great food and a top notch atmosphere, it's budget friendly and offers a warm welcome to all.
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.
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.
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 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 75 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.
With a whole range of themed rooms and spaces, Huckster is here to accommodate whatever kind of party you throw at them. From karaoke and street food, to cocktails, DJs and a swanky roof terrace, there's a little something for everyone at this Paddington spot.
Already one of Liverpool Street's funnest drinking experiences, this German-themed bar and restaurant has more than enough space for your Christmas party antics, and they're offering delicious food, huge beer steins and live Oompah bands to boot.
One of Clapham's most legendary party palaces, The Grand is all about bringing you the Christmas do you deserve this year. Book out one of their private bars, which can accommodate as many as 300 festive bods, and get ready to dance the night away until 3am kick out.
The largest Tapas Revolution in London, this Stratford-based venue is the perfect place for casual Christmas celebrations. Feast on a huge selection of festive-themed sharing plates, washed down with jugs of sangria and finished off with chocolate-dipped churros, all costing as little as £14.95 per person.
If you're looking to shun the traditional turkey dinner, and opt for something a little different, head down the shaft to the Brunel museum's glorious candle-lit hall where you'll be treated to a night of knees up entertainment courtesy of Tom Carradine, and washed down with rounds of cheering hot rum toddies. Tally Ho!
When it comes to affordable Christmas dinners, this Covent Garden favourite has you covered. Head to Fire and Stone for a menu that promises patatas bravas, themed burgers, signature pizzas and desserts; coming in at less than £20 for 3 courses.
Not far from Winter Wonderland and with a cracking soundtrack, Hard Rock Cafe Oxford Circus is adding a little jingle to your Christmas fun. The central London restaurant is serving up a variety of set-course menus, starting from £27.95 per person.