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 17th September 2021

Coin Laundry

96 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.

The White Swan

134 user reviews 5

If you're on the hunt for an easily accessible Christmas party venue in the City, look no further than The White Swan. The team at this pub and chophouse have thrown a fair few bashes in their time and are able to expertly craft a bespoke evening to match your needs, with mezzanine, dining room and full venue hire options available. 

The Old Ship Inn

315 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. 

Balfour St Bart's

270 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.

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.

The Trading House

197 user reviews 4

Host your London Christmas party in this stunning Grade II listed building in the heart of the City. With its spectacular decor harking back to Britain's nautical heritage, The Trading House is one of the city's most impressive venues. Gather with your friends and family to celebrate the season is grand surroundings, with a backdrop of live music. 


95 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.

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. 

Ballie Ballerson Shoreditch

3456 user reviews 4

One of the coolest things to do in Shoreditch, Ballie Ballerson offers some of the best Christmas party experiences in London. Head down to Curtain Road for the chance to get you groove on surrounded by cocktails, pizza and huge ball pits.

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Nothing quite says Christmas like cocktails, and no one does cocktails quite like Dirty Martini. With bars in Covent Garden, Islington and St Paul's amongst others, that schlep from the office to the festivities will be kept to a bare minimum. If you're looking for an affordable Christmas party venue in London, then these guys have got you covered. 


1474 user reviews 4

If you're looking to let loose after a tough year, run away to Circus and enjoy an evening of drinking, dining and dancing to a backdrop of awe-inspiring performances. The menu here has a focus on pan-Asian cuisine and is designed for sharing, just don't be surprised if an acrobat hops up onto your table midway through your mains.

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.

Timmy Green

41 user reviews 4

If you're looking for somewhere with modern decor and a laid-back vibe, Timmy Green is a top choice. The Christmas menu here features dry aged ribeye steaks from HG Walter, free range turkey, fresh salmon and a mouthwatering mushroom Wellington, perfect for those following a plant-based diet.