Located right in the middle of Shoreditch and Spitalfields, The Ten Bells is the perfect place for an intimate Christmas party. The charming boozer has oodles of history, a quirky and creative atmosphere and is serving some delicious grub for Crimbo.
Christmas Party Venues
Are you looking for a fun Christmas party venue in London? Following from a highly scientific and seasonal study, we now know that not everyone wants that dry meal at a painfully quiet venue where the conversation is as dry as the turkey. What you need? You need a lively party where you can dine, drink and dance; making it a festive event that everyone remembers. To help you along the way, we've put together the best party venues in London from hidden cocktail bars to high-end restaurants.
One Kentish Town's trendiest bar and restaurants, get your party gang to Neighbour's cool private hire basement bar for an evening of drinking, dining and dancing.
Looking for the perfect venue in the City? This east London spot is serving you a cracking cocktail selection and Asian dim-sum alongside gorgeous interiors and attentive service. If that's not enough, then you can even hire the whole venue and make a night of it.
Get a big group of mates together and celebrate the festive season by taking on this mammoth winter pop-up. Sprawled across Clapham Common, there is plenty to get involved with, from fairground rides to roller disco and the pop-up cinema, along with some delicious food and drink to feast upon.
This year-round winter wonderland offers a stunning backdrop for your Christmas party. With interiors carved with ice, enjoy a few frozen cocktails in unique surrounds before heading downstairs (and back to normal room temperature) for dinner and drinks in the basement restaurant.
Give your Christmas party a fancy French makeover as Le Bar in Smithfield is the perfect spot to host an intimate shindig. Food is an award-winning mix of French tapas, there's an incredible cocktail selection, and the wine has all been selected by a professional sommelier.
Add a touch of glamour to your Christmas gathering by heading to the stunning Nobu in Shoreditch. The space can allow up to 240 guests who can revel in the sleek decor while sipping on expertly-crafted cocktails and indulging in world-renowned cuisine.
With breathtaking 360-degree views of the central London skyline, Altitude is one mighty fine place for a Christmas party this festive season. Offering an 8,300 sq ft space of blank canvas potential, party planners are free to create a bespoke event whether they're looking for a lavish blowout or an intimate smaller gathering.
Based on Brick Lane, Apples and Pears is a venue that offers frivolous evenings of fun to London's party-mad crowds. Beautifully decorated, the bar is stocked full of a number of international spirits; using an arsenal of spices and fruits the talented bar staff are on hand to produce an array of irresistible, hand-crafted cocktails that are sure to leave you grinning. With a number of areas available for private hire, there are few better places to hold your Christmas party this year.
Offering delicious food, a stellar drinks list and eye-popping interiors ideal for a celebratory occasion, this Mayfair bar and restaurant is a perfect London Christmas party venue for those looking to pull off something truly special for the festive season.
Sitting just a short stroll from Shoreditch High Street, Rich Mix is a cinema, live music and art venue that showcases some of East London's brightest up and coming performers. Offering the perfect Christmas party location, the venue's blank canvas space and dedicated team will be able to cater for all your needs.
Looking for a Christmas venue in London that not only echoes all things festive, but does it in true British fashion? Then it's off to Holborn you must head as The White Swan sets the fire alight under your festive flame with traditional interiors and charming dishes.
Camden is looking like the place to head this Christmas in London with Lockside throwing a series of ultimate parties. Whether you want a sit down meal for dinner, or a festive buffet alongside mulled wine and gingerbread cider, this is the perfect venue for a seasonal bash. Looking for more fun? There's festive beer pong, karaoke and more.
Jamie's Ludgate has you covered for all your Christmas party needs with a sweet set up of a main bar and abasement club space both available for individual or entire hire. Transition from a delicious dinner stage of a 2/3 course meal, canapes, platters or bowls and then head downstairs where it'll be all shots of sherry, pool tables and a karaoke system to kill it on.
From historical boozers in the City through to cosy and comfy in the East, Fuller's is a top choice for a Christmas party in London. Add on the fact that they have 20% off on certain December dates, and you're onto a winner.
The Alice is a choice option for Christmas 2014. With lunch/dinner options, as well as options to book areas or the whole venue, tailor make your perfect Christmas party at the Alice, located in the heart of the City. For more info and bookings, enquire with us online.
Not only is late night venue Balans offering a mouth-watering Christmas dinner menu for you and your guests, their bespoke Christmas crackers shun rubbish gifts for bottles of their own cocktails.
Looking to host your party in the heart of Clapham? You can't go far wrong with the neighbourhood's beautiful and historic nightclub right opposite Clapham Junction. The Grand boasts a number of opulent spaces for private parties and comes alive with resident DJs playing those party classic tracks into the wee hours.
Sitting on the banks of the River Thames in Putney and ageing over 150 years, the Duke's Head is a cosy pub that offers London's many revellers a quaint spot to unwind and recharge in. Acting as the starting point for the famous Oxford and Cambridge boat race, the bar is drenched in rich history and is full of rowing related antiques. But to really complete the homely look, the food menu is full of classic British dishes and flavoursome meals. From roast dinners to classic deserts, it's perfect for an easy-going Christmas party.
There are plenty of great places to enjoy a Christmas party in London, but none as charming at The Rose. From their classics interiors to their gastro fare, enjoy all things British as the festive season strikes.
The fun loving and popping party venue The Hoxton Pony are setting up shop ready for when Santa comes knocking this December. We can hear the Christmas Party bells jingling and your excitement peaking, so don't get in a tizz looking for your event space, The Hoxton Pony boasts a generous space for all of your festive frivolities with a wealth of menus to pick from as well as a complimentary DJ.
Sprinkle your Christmas do with a little Indian pzazz this year and choose which flare of decadence you want for the famed festive bash. Go all out with the Anise Big Bang package or keep it elegantly refined with The Sparkler offering. The Roman Candle and The Rocket are for those looking for some Christmas twinkle to their pardy-popping evening. Serving up alcohol treats according to your expenditure, you can go big or go low-key with an Anise partay - there will be no going home until the very end.
For a London Christmas party venue with a difference, check out Inamo. Home to the world's first fully interactive ordering system, your table cloth is your guide, that also happens to let you play battle ships while you wait for your food to arrive.
This quirky spot is everything you want it to be, from a club space to a cool after-work bar and foodhall space. Located near Paddington, the venue is a multitude of spaces, from karaoke rooms, through to a Manhattan-inspired area.
Try something different with your Christmas party in London and step back in time to London's dark past, where live actors act out terrifying scenes, you'll enter the Ten Bells to get a stiff drink from the landlady and you'll be horrified by their edge-of-your-seat drop ride.
Boasting a stunning drinks menu and even more stunning views of the city, this exclusive cocktail bar atop the Dorsett City Hotel is the perfect location for a fun and elegant Christmas party.
Covent Garden is one of the msot buslting areas in London once Christmas strikes, so it's no wonder that Dirty Martini are wrapped up in the festivities. Get on down with your Christmas party in tow for luxe cocktails in a cool and sophisticated party setting.
This lovely modern pub around the corner from Finsbury park is overflowing with charm. Have your Christmas party here and enjoy a fine selection of delicious brews as well as a slap up meal, before taking a wander through one of the city's most iconic parks.
Add a bit of flash and flare to your Christmas do at the plush and effortlessly stylish Dirty Martini. With a special Christmas menu that includes sharing platters and festive cocktails, it's one of London's best Christmas party bars.
Balans Soho Society is the perfect place for your Christmas party if you love quirky interiors, a wickedly delicious Christmas menu and Christmas crackers filled with everyone's favourite present - booze!
Host your Christmas party in this stunning Grade II listed building in the heart of the city. With it's spectacular decor harking back to Britain's nautical heritage, The Trading House's menu carries this theme on, with an entire G&T dedicated menu, a huge range of craft brews and stunning cocktails, as well as a hearty menu of pub classics.
One of Hackney Central's best-loved pubs, this warm and friendly spot on Mare Street offers full venue hire, alongside a great selection of beers and cocktails, and some tasty grub to stuck into.
Oozing style and elegance, you're assured of a memorable Christmas Party at JuJu. Situated on the iconic King's Road and with four separate private hire areas to ponder, the venue specialises in creating bespoke private functions. The venues sleek interiors, vast cocktail and wine menus and dazzling atmosphere makes it well worth considering if you're heading West for your festivities this year.
You need only look at the Hat and Tun to see it's primed for that all important, British Christmas. Not only coming on strong with a menu of stunning classics and festive plates, The Hat and Tun is the perfect space for private parties from day on into the night.
One of the most raucous dining spots in Fulham, The Little Blue Door is one of the most sociable and engaging venues in West London. Join The Flatmates this festive season for a Christmas shindig that'll have you dancing on the tables by the end of the night.
Set into this penthouse pad and discover a Christmas party with more than just bells on. Eight Moorgate is a slice of plush paradise in the City where you'r festive bash can make use of their stunning space for a Christmas party that will go on record as the best ever. There's delectable catered dining, a balcony with skyline views and everything you need for a legendary event.
Find your fill of festive cheer this jolly ol' season and mosey on over to ever-popular Jamie Oliver's in Embankment. Party prepped thanks to Jamie's little helpers, this swish saloon will be awash with nibbles and nosh themed in all things Christmassy. Either at the upstairs bar or basement lounge, take advantage of the drink packages and wide range of tasty tipples on offer as you dance on down and welcome in this merry month.
Located in the heart of Covent Garden, this bright, airy restaurant is an ideal location for Christmas parties. Known for its gourmet pizzas and burgers, inspired by countries from around the world, Fire and Stone will be introducing their Christmas specials, featuring buttermilk fried turkey burger, and a turkey pizza with apricot and herb stuffing.
It's as if Zebranos Carnaby is tailor-made for your Christmas Party. They lay on a fantastic spread of food, masterful cocktails and a lively clubbing experience; so you've really got everything you'd need in once place. Prices are incredibly reasonable considering the venue's prize West End location, and their friendly bar-team welcome party groups with open arms.
Nothing quite says luxury this Christmas like cocktails, and no can do cocktails quite like Dirty Martini Hanover Square. If you're looking for a Christmas party space that blends unique interiors with high-end drinks, you've come to the right place. Why not try their Islington venue for an alternative?
Gorgeous interiors and a lively atmosphere collide in this City bar and restaurant. Ideal for a Yuletide shindig, Dirty Martini offers a number of different Christmas party booking packages, as well as a special range of festive cocktails.
Christmas parties in London, they're awash with great meals and top venues, but none quite like The Jugged Hare. Join this heralded pub, bar and restaurant just shy of the Barbican for a festive bash of some of the best game and wine bottles in the business.
From nods to taxidermy to a menu that's gastro friendly, those looking to keep their London Christmas party a tad traditional yet interesting would be wrong to miss The Ealing Park Tavern. Head on down for stunning plates, spaces and drinks this festive season.
Nordic is a great Scandinavian themed bar close to Tottenham Court Road, and is a great Christmas party venue for 2014. Smorgasbords, fun and plenty of spirits are in order this Christmas at Nordic Bar. For bookings and information, enquire with us online.
Jamies Minories gets its festive hat on to bring you a dining experience that's more on the informal side, with a dash of elegance. A city favourite for affordable fare Jamies will set you up with a stunning Christmas spread with all the trimmings and some festive cheer on top. They can cater to large or small groups.
Found in the heart of Bishopsgate and providing one of the most luxe cocktail experiences in the city, Dirty Martini is the perfect Christmas party venue for those of you looking to tie down your festive antics in a luxurious, fun and sophisticated space. Why not try their Minories venue as an alternative?
Set in a Victorian Turkish Bath House, Shop, Drink & Do are combining quirky entertainment, sumptuous food and delicious drinks this festive season to offer various Christmas party options to groups of all sizes. Spread across the Dome Room and the Steam Room there are a number of food options available ranging from buffet style cuisine to 4 course meals . Book online.
There's Christmas parties in London, then there's Christmas parties at Munich Cricket Club. A German beerhouse dedicated to the stein, get your festive fix at this rampant bar where everything from schnitzels to live music go down.
The Looking Glass is cosy cocktail den based in Shoreditch on the innocent looking Hackney Road. Hidden behind a life size looking glass, the bar is debaucherous and constantly buzzing with mischievous fun. Of course, the bartenders and expert mixologists are armed with the best spirits, fruits and spices, and are able to flair together a long list of delectable cocktails. Great for a quirky Christmas party, this is one East London den well worth checking out.
One of the top West London spots for a Christmas party, this friendly Kensal Rise bar offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere, alongside tasty food, drinks and great private hire options.
Private members club Eight Bank will be putting on the suavest Christmas party in the capital. Head down to this exclusive members lounge where the staff will be on call to cater to your every demand - expect champaign, canapés and endless Christmas cheer. And with prices starting from just £40 per head, you'll be sure to get more than your money's worth - Eight Bank will be serving up salmon, Prosecco, and and endless platters of mine pies!
Perfect for a upmarket Christmas party in London, this great venue in Mayfair offers delicious plates of seafood and stunning cocktails in a calm and intimate setting.
This great Christmas party venue in Camden is perfect for guests of all ages. Featuring delicious food, amazing drinks and hyper-modern interactive ordering system, it will delight friends, family and co-workers.
Il Bottaccio is one of the most stunning event spaces in London and known in Knightsbridge for hosting everything from dazzling shows to photo shoots and even corporate parties. Decked out in masquerade grandeur, this place boasts space for up to 400 guests with two grand galleries and multiple party rooms for you to gallivant around. Decadence knows no extremes here.