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...

Last updated on 8th March 2021


34 user reviews 5

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. 

The Bull & Gate

601 user reviews 4

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. 

The Clarence

311 user reviews 5

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.

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.

Ballie Ballerson Shoreditch

3115 user reviews 4

Get the team down to Ballie Ballerson's Shoreditch venue for this year's Christmas soiree as they serve up one hella fun night of antics for you. Sip on some sweet-themed cocktails, delicious pizzas and more, before getting stuck into their huge adult ball pits.


238 user reviews 4

Looking for a quirky London Christmas party that won't break the bank? Tickets for The Aeronaut's themed cabaret shows start at just £10 per person, with the option to include a festive feast and winter cocktails too.


8 user reviews 5

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. 

From Battersea to Chiswick and Wimbledon, Pho is bringing a taste of Vietnam to your festive feasting. Whether you're out with friends or celebrating with a date, tuck into mouthwatering dishes and don't miss the signature pho at these chilled-out restaurants.

The Parlour

760 user reviews 4

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. 

Parcel Yard

305 user reviews 4

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 Hat and Tun

139 user reviews 5

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. 


699 user reviews 4

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?


42 user reviews 5

Head over to Batch where this unique cocktail bar has got your festive fiestas sorted with a cool array of prices and packages designed to suit the tighter budget. From per-head offerings of cocktails and fizz, to full venue hire, their helpful team is on hand to make those Christmas party dreams a reality.


69 user reviews 4

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.