With dinner and drinks options to suit every budget and group size, Ruby Blue is one of London's best Christmas party destinations. Choose between a various dining options and soak up the vibrant atmosphere in the heart of the West End.
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...
Located in the heart of the City, this Citypoint favourite combines authentic Italian dishes with impressive service and elegant interiors. Whether you're after festive after-work drinks, a meal with coworkers or an evening with family and friends, Gatti's has it all.
A staple of the Shoreditch circuit, this multi-functional events space is the perfect spot if you're looking for a laid-back yet impressive place to party in. The space is huge and filled with vaulted ceilings, exposed brick walls alongside a Funktion One sound system and mighty Titan One light show.
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.
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.
Hot foot it to Camden this Christmas as Lockside are here for all your festive party needs. From sit down three course meals and festive buffets to karaoke and gingerbread cider, they're here to give your party some almighty, festive feels.
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.
The Miller's multi-functional nature; with its band rehearsal rooms, big bars, private areas and intimate table areas, means that it offers something for every kind of party. It has funky interiors, with bright pop-art to please the wandering eye, and the extensive range of bottled and tap beers and ales would please even the most discerning boozer amongst you.
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.
Looking to join one of the most warming pubs in London for a cheeky knees up? If we hit the festive nail on the head, we think The White Swan might do the same. Not only traditional and charming, you can enjoy seasonal British plates and delicious wine too.
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.
Hidden away beneath The Botanist, this subterranean cocktail bar is the perfect location for late night drinks and a slinky party. Offering you something a little more exclusive, you can escape to a luxurious space filled with a variety of creative cocktails.
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.
Based in the heart of the City, this comfortably chic bar and restaurant is a perfect Crimbo choice. With a range of exclusive cocktails, including a Quince & Walnut Old Fashioned, it's both fancy and fun, like all good end of year parties should be.
One of the top spots in Hackney for a Christmas shindig, Well Street Pizza is getting ready for some serious slice action and great drinks. Boasting a cool basement bar and fantastic menu, its one of the top spots for a fun winter gathering.
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.
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.
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.
Fancy something a little cool this year? Well GOAT is most certainly that. Cocktails at this west London hotspot are carefully crafted, thile the plus interiors make this perfect for a private party. The bar holds 30 people, which makes for an intimate spot and you can even hire the Chelsea Prayer Room.
Situated on Chancery Lane, Baranis is an ideal space for everything from after-work drinks to team nights out. Expect glamorous vibes with cocktails galore, intimate booths and the UK's only indoor petanque court. After some fun in the City? You've found it.
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.
Don't want to pay through the roof for a private party in London but fancy a venue that echoes traditional British values and dining? Book a space at The Hat and Tun for a dose of just that as the awnings and menu promise your most cosy Christmas yet.
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.
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.
With outposts in Camden, Greenwich and Shepherd's Bush, Belishi's are spreading the love across the city with their feel-good vibe and affordable prices this Christmas. Get your festivities sorted by heading to their Hammersmith haunt where you can rock around the tree till dawn.
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.
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.
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.
With sharing menus from just £24 per person, this Canary Wharf favourite has nailed the affordable spread. Their Christmas event planning elves are on hand to tailor your package to your own particular needs too, so you can ensure your night goes without a hitch.
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.
Mixing sophistication with eccentricity, Balans Soho Society is a quintessential wintertime choice. You'll be treated to quirky interiors, a delicious seasonal spread and a fantastic set of crackers filled with the best present you could ask for... booze.
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.
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.
This Polynesian bar cooks up a treat of juicy cocktails, sunshine sounds and the best party vibes this side of the Pacific. Expect a holiday feel with room to dance, booths to chat in and bamboo-lined walls, all only a couple of minutes from Fulham Broadway Station.