With branches in Shoreditch and Brixton too, Blues Kitchen has got your Christmas party covered where ever you are. The venues are known for their good-time vibes as bands take to the stage, playing everything from the blues to hip hop, drinks are whisky-filled and food is deliciously BBQ-y.
Affordable Christmas Venues in London
Cheap and cheerful options for a casual Christmas bash? Unforgettable venues that will give you an air of elegance without the price tag this festive season? We've come up with everything from gorgeous pubs to notable cocktail bars to help you discover London's affordable Christmas venue scene.
Our picks of the best cheap Christmas party venues in London? Come and get them...
Rotunda is a great choice for festive celebrations, offering a range of Christmas packages and stunning Nordic-themed menus. For intimate celebrations, book a table within the restaurant and enjoy a four-course menu from only £39.50, or if you're looking for a bigger bash you can hire out their private dining room with its own heated private terrace, blankets and a winter warmer cocktail.
With a cool east London location and a big sense of history, The Ten Bells is a lovely and inexpensive place this December. The quirky boozer has everything from real ale to tasty cocktails, as well as a menu that will please even the fussiest of eaters.
Contrary to what George Michael says, drinks at this Covent Garden bar are not free. Covered by over 500 bird decorations, with huge palm trees stretching from the floor to the ceiling, a lagoon pool-style dance floor and cabanas alongside beach-grill inspired dishes and over 50 cocktails on the menu, this is a great spot for a Christmas party and won't cost you an arm and a leg.
Balham's eclectic playground offers a strong range of spaces for your office party this Christmas. There's a bunch of festive food and drink packages to consider and a dedicated events team to help you take the weight off. Come for an indulgent sit down meal or keep the focus on canapes and mingling.
Core promises to make your festive celebrations memorable... even on a modest budget. The food options - a three course traditional Christmas meal or festive finger/fork buffets - will set you back between £19-£22 per head and will be sure to keep you full throughout the night. On top of that, Core are offering parties the chance to 'pre-book' drink vouchers for just a fiver each!
Going through the stress of looking for an affordable Christmas venue in London? Let Dirty Martini take a little weight off your shoulders. Boasting luxe spaces, cool interiors and a cocktail menu that sparkles, festive parties here are affordable and fun.
Ask For Janice lay on several options for food, drink and entertainment throughout December. They're well equipped to host lunchtime get-togethers and evening soirees for up to 100, and their speakeasy-styled basement bar is a secluded spot perfect for private Christmas gatherings.
Tanner and Co is a Bermondsey restaurant with a brilliant location near The Shard and London Bridge. The industrial-style restaurant is great for reserving an area no matter what your party size and the good quality British fare won't break the bank.
Bespoke packages start from just £22.50 per head at this City spot, but don't think that means that you won't be treated to a party of the highest accord. Undoubtedly one of London's premier private hire venues, you'll find a team of party planners work to ensure your night goes snag-free.
Whether you're after lunch, dinner or drinks, this Kings Cross gastropub can cater to you. Celebrate in your own private room or take to the roof terrace for a special soiree. With a welcome drink and two courses beginning at £35, you can't go wrong.
Located off bustling Brick Lane, Apples and Pears is an endearing neighbourhood cocktail bar that offers something special. Beautifully decorated, the bar staff have years of experience and are able to produce an impressive line-up of irresistible cocktails using an arsenal of spices and fruit.
A speakeasy boasting vintage concoctions, live music and American-inspired food, this City boozer is an ideal office party spot. Located within the heart of London's business district, not only is it close to many workplaces, but the live jazz bands make it a lively choice come Christmas.
Party on a boat? Sounds smashing. Take in the stunning views of London's olden city lights and breathe in the chilly air with a drink in hand. Mooch around the fairy-lit deck area on the Thames moored boat and dine, drink, then dance the night away until 3am. Now that's a Christmas parrrdy, right guys.
Nestled in the centre of the West End, this eclectic tapas bar serves up flavours of Spain to hungry and thirsty Londoners. Tuck into a festive lunch or dinner for as little as £25, washed down with one of their delicious cocktails. Feliz Navidad y'all.
If there's one thing that Barrio knows how to do, it's throw a smashing party and the festive season is the best time for it. Expect a vibrant soundtrack mixed by DJs, Latin American-inspired cocktails and lashings of mezcal, tequila, rum and pisco.
Sprinkling a bit of magic over Christmas in South London, Lost Society is transforming into a Narnia-inspired wonderland. Along with DJs spinning the best in commercial tracks until the hours, this party-happy spot will be making sure you don't break the bank with their pick of affordable packages; we've already got our eye on the pulled pork croquettes.
Located on South Bank, the BFI building is a great spot for an affordable Christmas party. The bar and restaurant attract a diverse range of clientele, is moments from Waterloo station and serves everything from festive burgers to seasonal dishes.
Indeed affordable, but by no means lower quality, Jamie Oliver's Embankment outpost is prepped for an excellent feast this season. Reasonably priced drinks packages, plenty of nibbles and tipples to choose from, great vibes and music cheer, Jamie's will throw a party tailored just for you.
Looking to throw a Christmas party in London where some of the finest bottles of wine and plates of meat and game in the business come together? Then it looks like you'll be gathering the party troops for a night out at The Jugged Hare.
Please even the fussiest of eaters this Christmas with a trip to one of London's tastiest pizza places. Feast on sourdough bases topped with seasonal ingredients of your choosing, and share among the table for extra yuletide cheer.
Perfect for office parties, friendly functions and large family get-togethers, this Camden restaurant not only offers delicious food, but also uses a futuristic ordering system that will delight guests of all ages.
Located on the corner of Well Street Market, this east London handout is stylish, spacious and versatile. Whether you're in need of a location for a last minute work do or friendly get-together, this spot is perfect for hosting private events, drinks receptions and more.
With open arms and a beaming smile, Kitty Hawk is sitting pretty in London's financial district. The cafe serves freshly ground coffee, while the kitchen plates up delicious artisan pizzas and exquisite steaks at lunch and dinner time. Beautifully decorated and with a number of different seating areas, it's the perfect spot for an affordable night out.
Another Fuller's favourite found in the city is the Shooting Star, where chefs use seasonal ingredients and the bar team pull crisp ales in a jovial atmosphere. Come for the full-on feast; it's a traditional line-up of London Porter smoked salmon, roast turkey and black cab Christmas pudding.
With their bright and bold interiors, matched by the plates coming out of the kitchen, The Skinny Kitchen is one stylish (and affordable) venue for festive celebrations. Rounded off with tasty Christmas feast that won't leave guests feeling as stuffed as the turkey, it's a strong choice.
Nothing says Christmas like pizza and burgers. We're not even making that up - Covent Garden eatery Fire and Stone offers a buttermilk fried turkey burger with cranberry sauce and a turkey pizza with Brussels sprouts, stuffing and gravy. Add a glass of Prosecco and you've got yourself a real Christmas feast.
Maybe you're on the lookout for a good old-fashioned pub to host your celebrations. Here's where The Admiralty would suit - offering a vibrant atmosphere in a location inspired by the HMS Victory. Indulge in a menu of the freshest ingredients and the usual batch of trademark Fuller's seasonal ales.
Overlooking the Grand Union Canal in Paddington Basin, the super-modern spot with a touch of vintage charm is perfect for those looking for a cool location. Book out the restaurant and cosy mezzanine are and you'll party in style with a selection of legendary cocktails and delicious canapes, all for a fair price.
When it comes to an exclusive yet affordable option for a Christmas party in London, there's a name that more than has you covered. Boasting one of the most unique dining spaces in the city, these vaults are bespoke, unique and markedly festive.
Beautifully decorated and propped up high thanks to a stellar cocktail menu, Megaro is full of charm and character. The venue is split between two beautifully decorated rooms; the Dark Room and the Picture Room. Decked out with cinema-style seating and vibrant paintings on the wall, this is a great spot for events in Kings Cross.
Based in East London, Tapas Revolution is the perfect place for a laid-back party with a twist. Swap turkey for tapas and celebrate the festive season Navidad style. Complete with great cocktail deals and a huge range of small plates to satisfy every taste bud, this place is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.
Renowned for offering superb value for money just minutes from St. Paul's, Patch takes it to another level this time of year. Richly experienced in hosting canapé receptions, formal dining, late-night discos and exclusive hires, this chic cocktail bar will even devote a personal event manager to your party to help things run seamlessly.
Located moments from London Bridge, The Brigade is a unique restaurant that runs apprenticeships to help people out of homelessness. The classically styled eatery serves a best of British menu, with classic turkey dishes this time of year. If you're looking for a private party, they also have a number of rooms to hire.
Raw in interiors and solid in its pizza menu, Martello Hall is a unique and price-friendly choice this Christmas. An east London favourite for smart cocktails and chattering groups, book in for a trendy festive experience this year.