Give your guests the Christmas party they truly deserve with this stunning festive river boat cruise. The Winter Wonderland Boat offers space for as many as 500 guests for that major office bash, or can give you an intimate experience for just two, complete with delicious food, drinks packages and unparalleled views of the city.
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The elegant? The exceptional? The grandiose? If you're looking for an exclusive venue to host a Christmas party or gathering in London, you're sure to find it here. From Grade Listed venues with festive catering thrown in, to VIP cocktail clubs with unique drinks on the menu for that added theatrical touch, we're here to make sure that your event goes just the way you planned. And if you haven't really planned anything? We're here for the ideas.
Haven't found what you're after? Here are some more ideas for a Christmas party in London.
Do your Christmas party in impeccable style at this elegant Central London speakeasy bar. With an intimidating array of drinks available, it's a perfect place to let your hair down in privacy.
Blow it out of the water with the incredible Ivory Vaults. Found in St Katharine Docks, the space is Grade II listed and caters for private parties starting from 100 people. Events can be personalised with everything from interactive performances through to setting up quiz nights.
Mixing homely pub with smart West London design, GOAT is a quirky Chelsea boozer that cooks up delicious plates of Italian fare. When you're done working through their European menu, head upstairs to find their secret cocktail bar.
From the Champagne Penthouse through to the luxe bar, Beaufort House Chelsea has got everything you want from a private members club. There's three rooms to hire out, starting with space for 30 and going up to 80.
If Christmas means debauchery and excess to you, then Cirque le Soir will be right up your street. The Central London club has made a name for itself with thrilling live performances, immersive entertainment, and - if you want it - sit down dinner.
Offering one of the most stunning views of the city, this gorgeous cocktail bar at the top of Dorsett City Hotel should be a great spot for your Christmas party. Boasting a curious and enticing drinks menu, alongside delicious bar snacks and gourmet sharing platters, your guests will be happily fed and watered.
One of the London's most iconic restaurants, this gorgeous grill inside The Savoy is offering you the chance to do Christmas in fine fashion. An art deco space fronting stunning food and fine wines, it's the ultimate way to offer your guest the luxury experience this festive season.
With the longest Champagne bar in Europe, St Pancras by Searcys Brasserie and Champagne Bar in King's Cross has got all your bubble needs sorted. There's plenty of rooms available for private hire, along with fascinating touches such as artwork from Tracey Emin and 'Press For Champagne' buttons.
If you've got the mammoth task of organising a large Christmas party, The HAC should be high up on your list. The space brings country house vibes to central London with rich red rooms, chandeliers and portraits on walls.
Get your guests to dress up and dance the night away at the beautiful LSO St. Luke's; the home of London Symphony Orchestra's music programme. Whether you wanted seated or standing, the space will have jaws dangling with stunning high ceilings and ornamental roof hangings.
Christmas is a time to let loose, so go for it, gorge on all of the tropical cocktails and delectable desserts that your heart desires at Basement Sate. This cocktail-bar-cum-dessert-diner is the ideal venue for those looking to splash the cash on all of the things that you'd normally put on the naughty list.
Celebrate your Christmas party in true style at Craft. They've got a beautiful interior and even more beautiful food menu, all washed down by carefully selected wines and cocktails. Their upstairs bar and terrace is worth noting too, as it has one of the best views of the Thames and O2 in London.
We hope you've been saving those pennies because this is one of the plushiest venues in London. Searcys at the Gherkin not only has incredible views over London, but also a wealth of different rooms, perfect for everything from Christmas meals through to drinks receptions.
Set in Canary Wharf, One Canada Square Restaurant and Bar has got office Christmas dining all wrapped up. Part of the renowned ETM group, the plush jade-coloured dining space puts seasonal British dining at the forefront.
A beautiful spot in the heart of Brixton, Canova Hall has style, charm and cocktails galore. Get your party booked in here for the chance to chow down on their delicious selection of festive pizzas and tasty small plates, alongside a make-your-own gin experience or mixology masterclass.
Offering nothing but luxury this Christmas, the Palm Reach Restaurant in Mayfair is the epitome of fine festive dining. Splash out on a meal here and you'll get to feast on South Asian and global cuisines, serving a slick alternative to the classic yuletide roast.
For a party that you know will make a splash, this Kensington hotspot is where you want to find yourself. From small private dining spaces to lavish dos that take over the whole venue, their dedicated events team are on hand to make sure your Christmas bash goes off without a hitch.
London has embraced the younger sister to Nightjar with open arms, but Oriole needs no support from family. A stunning spot all on its own, this destination makes for the perfect VIP Christmas experience in London, complete with live bands and quirky cocktails that will thrill.
A venue that should need no introduction, Mahiki has hosted the great and the good for decades now. Join the club and get your Christmas party booked in here to give you and your guests the ultimate taste of the VIP lifestyle this year.
While it was built in the 1920s, the City-based Ironmongers' Hall feels distinctly Tudor thanks to stained glass windows and intricate wooding carving. Hire out a private room or the entire venue for a sit-dwon Christmas dinner.
Nothing days fancy quite like Nobu and the Shoreditch outpost is mixing some of East London's cool into proceedings. Able to cater for parties of up to 240, the space serves high-grade sushi, has a sharp and interesting cocktail menu, and hosts DJs in the bar.
One of London's most iconic venues, Sky Garden is the ultimate place to splash out on a bit of Christmas luxury. Found at the top of 20 Fenchurch Skyscraper, the venue has a range of private hire spaces, alongside views of the city and plenty of canape packages.
With views over London, Coq D'Argent will guarantee an unforgettable Christmas party in London. If you've got a hole in your pocket, hire out the private terrace, perfect for working your way through their French-inspired menu.
Smart sushi dishes and cabaret collide at this Central London restaurant. Circus is home to a talented troupe of performers, who will take to the stage while you tuck into an Asian-inspired Christmas dinner.
Think a VIP experience can't be themed? Think again. Taking you back in time to a world of Dickensian wonder and charm, A Dickensian Christmas is a splash the cash bash where entertainment, stunning props and Christmas packages go hand in hand.
From the tropical interiors through to the winter terrace, Savage Garden is bringing some serious style to your Christmas party. Join the City space as they mix it up each festive season, this year opting to bring some Bavarian madness to London with steins of beer and oompah bands.
Looking for an exclusive central London spot? Make your way to Cafe de Paris, where talented burlesque stars, jaw-dropping cabaret acts and live DJs create the ultimate party. It's all about the Big Apple, with glittery NYC vibes and the drinks to match.
If it's good enough for royalty, then we're pretty sure it's good enough for you. Quaglino's has seen a host of famous faces in its art deco space, and it's still impressive to this day. Get the company card and splash on set menus, theatrical cocktails and live music at this Mayfair venue.
Add some Scandi style to your Christmas party with world-renowned Aquavit. The original New York space has two Michelin stars, and the same quality can be found with dishes here, with everything from Dooncastle oysters through to braised lamb belly.
Moments from Old Street, The Brewery is a flexible private hire space that starts with groups of 60. Aiming to make Christmas a little different, the team come up with a new venue each year; past parties have been inspired by the likes of the circus and Miami.
A gorgeous rooftop bar and restaurant overlooking the City, Aviary is perfect for an after-work Christmas party. If you're a smaller team, nab a space within the restaurant, or conversely, hire out one of their cute AF igloos.
Live music and late nights reign supreme here as 100 Wardour Street hosts bands most evenings. Found in Soho, the restaurant can organise everything from a three-course festive dinner through to canapes and bowl food.
Live it up a little for this year's Christmas do and head to Boisdale's Bishopsgate venue for tasty cocktails, delicious food and some stunning live music events to get the party started.
In the heart of the City, Grace Hall is a stunning private hire venue that incorporates historical features with quirky touches. Host your sit-down dinner in the tropical wallpapered basement room for something a little different, or take to the main room for dancing and drinking.
Big bash that you're ready to splash on? Christmas party you're hoping to wow with? Head on in to the ever-buzzing Soho where the velvety and art-filled Groucho Club has space for up to 350 people to play in... if you hire the whole venue that is.
One of London's swankiest spaces, The Rooftop St James is the perfect excuse for some classy winter drinks. Set in the heart of the city, the bar has views of central London, along with a long list of Champagne.
One of London's star attractions, ZSL London Zoo provides a unique setting for any style of corporate or private event this Christmas. The elegant suites and stylish meeting rooms overlook exotic animals across 36 acres of zoological gardens, so it makes for a truly unique event.
With an 80 foot bar, Long Bar carries a bit of a wow factor. Set in London's stunning Sanderson Hotel, the bar oozes class and sophistication. With sharing platters for the hungry, and top notch drinks to quench thirst - Long Bar delivers on all fronts.
While many would love to fly their team out to NY for a festive night, not all can. That's why Christmas in New York have come up with the next best thing. Filled with iconic yellow taxis, States-inspired decor and packages aplenty, it's a truly unique night in the heart of London.