Christmas Party Venues

With the ever-looming threat of a poorly churned out three-course dinner where the conversation is as dry as the turkey, the stakes are high when it comes to Christmas party planning. What you need is a lively location where you can drink, dine, dance and be merry in sumptuous surroundings. To help you along the way, we've created a list of the very best Christmas party venues in London, from hidden cocktail bars to immersive experiences and swanky high-end restaurants.

Last updated on 7th December 2020

Alcotraz - Private Hire

3 user reviews 5

Regardless of whether they've been naughty or nice this year, inmates at Alcotraz cocktail bar will find themselves banged to rights and behind bars. The ultimate immersive Christmas party in London, this place is offering bespoke cocktails and an unforgettable evening of dressing up in orange boiler suits and sneaking around behind the warden's back. 

St. Barts Brewery

261 user reviews 5

Ideally located between St Paul's, Barbican and Farringdon, St. Barts Brewery is the perfect location for a large Christmas party in London. Boasting double-height ceilings, huge windows and an intimate mezzanine area, this charming venue transforms into a winter wonderland when December hits, with festive wreaths and twinkling lights aplenty.

The Old Ship Inn

274 user reviews 4

One of Hackney Central's best-loved pubs, this warm and friendly spot on Mare Street is bursting with old-school charm, alongside a great selection of beers and cocktails, and some tasty grub to stuck into. There are also ten boutique bedrooms on offer for guests travelling from afar. 


34 user reviews 5

For a party that goes down in the history books (for all the right reasons) check out sexy basement bar, Disrepute. Book one of the exclusive vaults or wood-panelled rooms for an intimate evening of delicious cocktails, yuletide canapés and 60s swing music.

Looking for the perfect venue in the City? This London spot is serving up a cracking cocktail selection and dim sum alongside gorgeous interiors and attentive service. Set menu packages start from only £14.95 with additional discounts for those who are organised enough to get their booking in early.

The Driver

320 user reviews 5

A gorgeous Christmas party near Kings Cross station, The Driver is home to several swanky private hire spaces - from a heated rooftop area to a quirky circus-themed hideaway. Choose from a casual hot buffet or a decadent three-course meal, with roast goose and traditional Christmas pudding. 

Coin Laundry

95 user reviews 4

Nestled in Exmouth Market, Coin Laundry is a vintage gem of a Christmas party venue. Throughout the year it plays host to a roster of events, from book clubs to pop up shops, however when December rolls around, it's all about the yuletide cheer. Expect a tinsel-adorned bar and menu of beer can chicken, goose fat roasties and giant pigs in blankets.

For a more laid-back affair head to the quaint Rookery Café on Streatham Common. Available for exclusive hire in the winter months, this cosy venue is able to cater for a range of events, offering affordable menus made from the freshest local produce.

From historical boozers in the City through to cosy and comfy lounge bars in the East, Fuller's is a top choice for an affordable Christmas party in London. Add on the fact that they have 20% off on certain December dates, and you're onto a winner.


89 user reviews 4

HUCKSTER is a huge multi-space venue inspired by the bustling streets of downtown Manhattan. If you're after a laid-back bar to drink and dance (and sing) the night away, head here for affordable drinks packages, a huge selection of finger food and mouth-watering sharing platters, with the added bonus of a karaoke room.