Private Christmas Party Venues

Looking to find the best semi-private and private venues in London for hosting one epic Christmas event? We've got together an extensive list of some of London's best spots, from dazzling ballrooms, and festive boat rides to cosy pub rooms and decadent restaurants, so you can make sure your guests enjoy every moment of the evening.

Last updated on 7th January 2020




GOAT

793 user reviews 5

Cooking up a mish-mash of NYC and Italian styled treats in the kitchen, you've just got to sink your teeth into one of GOAT's wood-fire pizzas. There's a wonderful choice of wines to boot, and DJs come and do their thing at the weekends if you're looking to cap your party off with a bit of a sing and a dance.

DRINK Bar Chelsea Prayer Room
Type of space Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 70 25
Capacity standing 130 45
Min spend midweek * Approximately £1,500 Approximately £1,000
Min spend weekend * Approximately £4,500 Approximately £3,350
Cost * - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Trapeze

634 user reviews 4

At the very beating heart of Shoreditch, Trapeze is hella slick and barrels of fun. This good lookin' East London bar opened earlier in 2014, and has already garnered it's fair share of hype: sup on spectacular cocktail blends in a private booth, and hire out the bar area or downstairs club for your Christmas party in London.

Whole venue Mezzanine Basement club
Type of space Venue Hire Basement Space
Capacity seated 80 16 0
Capacity standing 575 60 280
Min spend midweek * - £500 2K
Min spend weekend * n/a £2k Not available except Sunday or daytime
Cost * - - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Standing tall and proud atop Victoria's Millbank Tower, London Sky Bar is an incredible choice for a private hire venue in London. You and your guests can look upon the iconic London skyline, as you tuck into gourmet canapes, a three course Christmas menu and savour some of the finest cocktails in town. 

Wet Hire
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 300
Capacity standing 500
Min spend midweek * 10,000
Min spend weekend * 10,000
Cost * £10.00

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Scarlett Green

65 user reviews 5

If you're looking for something that feels fresh, fun and contemporary this festive season, Soho haunt Scarlett Green is a sure win. Expect a soundtrack of funky tunes, pop art-lined walls and plenty of Aussie hospitality to carry you through. 

Bar & Lounge Area Downstairs Dining Room
Type of space Venue Hire Basement Space
Capacity seated 50 80
Capacity standing 100 120
Min spend midweek * Section hire: £25 perperson | £5000.00 for exclusive hire £6000.00
Min spend weekend * Section hire: £25 perperson | £7000.00 for exclusive hire £8000.00
Cost * - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Bar&Co

8 user reviews 5

The ultimate private party experience, right on the Thames. Hire out this boat-turn-bar and spend your Christmas party lapping up the twinkling views of London's skyline whilst floating on the river. With a licence until 3am and free reign to pimp out the ship however your fancy for your party (think visuals, music, booze, whatever the weather), Bar&Co will be a festive frolic like no other.

Venue
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 120
Min spend midweek * £1k
Min spend weekend * £2k
Cost * -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Floripa

102 user reviews 3

A fun blend of Brazilian beach bar and London cool, Floripa is a party bar in Shoreditch that will bring something a little different to your Christmas event or party. With the Amazon Room, and its capacity of 300 people, you can kick back in style and enjoy Christmas at one of London's best bars. With buffet and dinner options available, Floripa has Christmas covered this year.

The Chapel Venue
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 22 180
Capacity standing 60 300
Min spend midweek * - -
Min spend weekend * - -
Cost * - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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A versatile spot for private hire in the City of London, Chiswell Street Dining Rooms delivers five charming areas for your party pleasure. They can cater for groups of 10 to 120 (350 standing), and serve up a spectacular spread of festive offerings. Elegant and modern, Chiswell Street Dining Rooms are a charming choice of private hire venue in London. 

Type of space
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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Patch St. Paul's

229 user reviews 5

Situated within a stone's throw of St. Paul's and richly experienced at hosting private parties, Patch St. Paul's is a striking location for a festive soiree. Comfortably adept at hosting chic canapé receptions, slap-up Christmas dinners and late night discos, Patch St. Paul's offers a personal event manager to ensure every aspect of the party process runs smoothly.

Venue
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 150
Capacity standing 350
Min spend midweek * 2k
Min spend weekend * 2k
Cost * -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Still searching for a swanky private dining spot? Located in the heart of the City of London, the Andaz Studio at five-star lifestyle hotel Andaz London Liverpool Street is the perfect option for any special event. Guests can choose menu options from any of the hotel's private dining kitchen.

Type of space
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

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Drink Shop & Do

625 user reviews 4

DS&D realise organising a Christmas party is a stressful job, so their dedicated bookings team are in place to ensure everything goes hassle-free. Offering buffets, canapes, sit-down-meals, DJs and dancing, there's also the chance to engage with Drink Shop and Do's wonderfully creative 'Festive Do's this year.

Upstairs Bar Total Venue
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 80 140
Capacity standing 130 240
Min spend midweek * N/A N/A
Min spend weekend * N/A Fri & Sat evenings area £9,000-15,000 min spend
Cost * - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Serata Hall

215 user reviews 4
Serata Hall is located in the busy neighborhood of Old Street; an all-day, late-night venue from the masterminds behind popular bars Martello Hall in Hackney, Canova Hall and Cattivo in Brixton. Serata…
Gallery Full Venue Hire
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 50 250
Capacity standing 80 440
Min spend midweek * £0 -
Min spend weekend * £500 -
Cost * - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Barrio Shoreditch

229 user reviews 4

Sitting pretty at the very heart of buzzing East London, Barrio Shoreditch is always a top choice for a cheeky disco. Their interior boasts a selection of quirky furnishings, whilst their cocktail menu is second to none. Party in a spot favoured by a good looking crowd of East London pleasure seekers this Christmas.

Full Venue Uptown Bar Timber Yard
Type of space Venue Hire Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 0 50 35
Capacity standing 360 100 65
Min spend midweek * £6k - £20k £1k - £3.5k £1K
Min spend weekend * £30k £8k £3.5K
Cost * - - -
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* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Salvador & Amanda

1144 user reviews 4

Here's one for those not content with your standard meat and gravy this Christmas. Fend off those winter chills with a Christmas feast laden with Spanish influences, before dancing off that dinner straight away as the party gets up ahead of steam and continues deep into the evening. Covent Garden doesn't suit? Check out their Bloomsbury venue instead!

Venue
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 120
Capacity standing 270
Min spend midweek * From £2.5k
Min spend weekend * £15 - 20k
Cost * -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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The Clapham North

170 user reviews 4

Looking for a cosy bar with industrial leanings for your private Christmas party? Look no further than Clapham North; a south London gem with exposed brick walls, booth seating and twinkling fairy lights. They have a number of Christmas packages available, ranging from tasty dinners to light lunches, finger food to drinks-only festive affairs. 

The Treehouse
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 70
Capacity standing 100
Min spend midweek * 500
Min spend weekend * 1750
Cost * -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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The Refinery, Bankside

522 user reviews 4

If it's sleek sophistication that you're after, The Refinery is the top dog. Nestled within the Blue Fin building just a stones throw from Waterloo station, The Refinery serves fresh dishes, innovative cocktails and fine wines in a bright and airy space. Head down there, and there will be no question as to why this is one of our favourite spots for private hire in London. 

Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0
Capacity standing 0
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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The Exhibit

505 user reviews 4

Hold your Christmas party at this prized South London venue and you'll be dealing with a richly experienced events team. Whether you're set on a private bar with its own dance floor or a delicious sit-down festive feast, The Exhibit's flexible packages can adapt to suit your plans. The perfect place to host a party in Balham for between 10 and 120 people, situated within a minute's walk of the underground station.

The Gallery The Studio The Cinema
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 60 36 28
Capacity standing 120 60 35
Min spend midweek * POA POA POA
Min spend weekend * POA POA POA
Cost * - - -
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Tucked away in the throngs of Shoreditch, Looking Glass Cocktail Club is a dapper den where mystery and mixology reign supreme. A sumptuous cocktail orientated haunt for any Christmas party in the city, Looking Glass Cocktail Club will serve all of your festive whims - oh, and their cocktail menu is a mastery of flavours you'll just die for.

Front Lounge Secret Bar Whole Venue
Type of space Private Room Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 0 0 0
Capacity standing 100 150 250
Min spend midweek * - £1000 £2000
Min spend weekend * 3000 £4500 £6000
Cost * - - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Perfect if you're looking for a quirky and stylish private Christmas party venue or space, Rake's Café Bar at five-star lifestyle hotel Andaz London Liverpool Street offers impressive capacity and gorgeous surrounds, ideal for a special festive event.

The Front Room The Parlour No. 3
Type of space Venue Hire Venue Hire Private Room
Capacity seated 20 44 8
Capacity standing 110 60 10
Min spend midweek * POA POA POA
Min spend weekend * POA POA POA
Cost * - - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Alfred Le Roy

4 user reviews 5
Cocktails & Cruises... The Alfred Le Roy is a cocktail bar onboard a canal barge, with comfy seating table booths, subtle lighting and eclectic music tracks. You can indulge on board as the ever changing…
Cruising boat venue hire
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 48
Capacity standing 48
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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The Skylark Café

44 user reviews 5
Planning a Christmas party? Located in the heart of beautiful Wandsworth Common, The Skylark café is surrounded by 170 acres of beautiful grasslands, trees, duck ponds and wildflowers, and occupiesthe…
Autumn/Winter Evening Venue Hire (October to March) Summer Evening Venue Hire (April to September)
Type of space Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 50 50
Capacity standing 100 100
Min spend midweek * £500 £1200
Min spend weekend * £500 £1200
Cost * - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Victorian Bath House

83 user reviews 4
By appointment only... Purveyors of taste, decadence and old world grandeur, the Victorian Bath House is a jewel in the heart of Bishopsgate. A bespoke events space and cocktail bar housed in a GradeII…
Whole Venue Hire
Type of space Venue Hire
Capacity seated 90
Capacity standing 150
Min spend midweek * -
Min spend weekend * -
Cost * -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Sway

410 user reviews 4
Recently refurbished this stunning venue combines a restaurant, bar, club and conference space all in one. Located within a stones throw of Covent Garden and Holborn, the newly refurbished Sway is theperfect…
Whole Venue Bar & Kitchen Whole Basement
Type of space Venue Hire Private Room Basement Space
Capacity seated 200 200 0
Capacity standing 920 350 780
Min spend midweek * £7,000 £5,000 £3,000
Min spend weekend * £50,000 £8,000 £30,000
Cost * - - -
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Bounce, Farringdon

1182 user reviews 4
Bounce Farringdon in London is a Ping Pong restaurant and bar concept based at the site where Ping Pong was first trademarked. This fantastically fun restaurant bar marries table tennis with trend inspired…
Private Room Venue Hire
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 60 200
Capacity standing 120 350
Min spend midweek * £2k On Request
Min spend weekend * £5k On Request
Cost * - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Inamo Covent Garden

302 user reviews 4

With two sizeable private spaces available to rent, this modern Covent Garden restaurant is perfect for an office Christmas party or large family get together. 

Onyx Room - interactive Games Room 1st Floor
Type of space Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 50 68
Capacity standing 70 110
Min spend midweek * varies daily, please enquire N/A
Min spend weekend * - £40 per head
Cost * - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Inamo Camden

125 user reviews 4

With sleek interiors and beautiful outdoor space this restaurant specialises in Pan Asian cuisine and a futuristic ordering system. With two large spaces available for hire it's a perfect London Christmas party venue. 

Heated Rooftop Terrace & Indoors First Floor Ground Floor
Type of space Rooftop Private Room
Capacity seated 56 32
Capacity standing 100 90
Min spend midweek * £35 pp - parties larger than 10 35 pp (groups larger than 10)
Min spend weekend * £35 pp - parties larger than 10 35 pp (groups larger than 10)
Cost * - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Gun

71 user reviews 4

A cracking pub offering first-hand views of the iconic O2 Arena, The Gun features an 80-cover dining room, a main bar area and two elegant private dining rooms. There's plenty of room to mingle - the venue can host up to 300 guests - and the fabulous (and fully heated) riverside terrace adds another huge plus point. 

River Room Cabin Room Red Room
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 16 22 20
Capacity standing 0 30 30
Min spend midweek * From £650 From £650 From £500
Min spend weekend * From £650 From £650 From £500
Cost * - - -
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Cattivo

197 user reviews 4
Located on Brixton's bustling Ferndale Road, this charming cocktail bar and restaurant is a hidden gem amongst the area's many bars. Cattivo sits just opposite its sister bar, Canova Hall, and provides…
Street Level Cocktail Club Full Venue Hire
Type of space Private Room Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 120 100 200
Capacity standing 200 200 400
Min spend midweek * £100 Deposit £100 Depsoit -
Min spend weekend * Depending on party Depending on party -
Cost * - - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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The Jugged Hare

35 user reviews 4

The Jugged Hare is a city-based restaurant and bar that forms part of the Grade II listed Whitbread Brewery. The venue has curated a spectacular Christmas menu, with meat lovers chowing down on Roast Crown Yorkshire Partridge and Roast Haunch of wild Suffolk Roe Deer.

Josephine Room Venue
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 50 125
Capacity standing 75 300
Min spend midweek * £1k £22k
Min spend weekend * £1.25k £18k
Cost * - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Belushi’s and The Dugout London Bridge is a short walk from London Bridge & Borough tube stations. Newly refurbished - this open plan and spacious bar set across two levels has an American feel with…
Dugout Cave Jagermeister Dugout Cave Jack Daniels Dugout Cave Heineken
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 10 10 10
Capacity standing 10 10 10
Min spend midweek * £200+ £200+ £200+
Min spend weekend * £500+ £500+ £500+
Cost * - - -
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Beaufort House Chelsea

121 user reviews 4

Broadway House is the ideal place to host your Christmas party this year, with a whole range of private hire spaces to make your event exclusive and magical. Choose between three amazing spots; The Members Bar & Restaurant can hold dinner parties for up to 100 guests, their private dining room makes for a wonderfully unique Christmas dinner spot, and the Champagne Bar can provide a decadent party for between 50 and 100 guests. With all this on offer, why go anywhere else?

Private Dining Room Club Room Penthouse Champagne Bar
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 30 80 50
Capacity standing 50 150 100
Min spend midweek * £1,500 £4,000 £2,000
Min spend weekend * £2,000 £10,000 £5,000
Cost * - - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Martello Hall

310 user reviews 4
Moving into a classic East-End pub on Mare Street, Martello Hall has transformed the old victorian building into a decadent and louche cocktail bar-cum-restaurant in Hackney over three floors.  Martello…
Cocktail Lounge Full Venue Hire
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 42 200
Capacity standing 60 400
Min spend midweek * £100 -
Min spend weekend * £650 - £850 -
Cost * - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Blues Kitchen Brixton

21 user reviews 4

When it comes to somewhere unique to spend this Christmas in London, none say it more than Blues Kitchen Brixton. A veritable name on the London party scene, not only should you head down for a serious roster of New Orleans bites, their live music roster keeps the antics going well on into the night. 

Private Dining Room The Clubroom
Type of space Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 12 15
Capacity standing 0 350
Min spend midweek * - -
Min spend weekend * - -
Cost * - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Apples and Pears

357 user reviews 5

Celebrate Christmas in style at the quirky and stylish retreat that is Apples and Pears. This two floor venue off Brick Lane is buzzing with a fantastic variety of late night music and entertainment guaranteed to transform an intimate drinks get together into a full on party scene. Guests can soak up Apples and Pears' eclectic vibe while tucking into delicious cocktails and a special Christmas canapes menu. Maximum number of guests allowed is 130 and Christmas prices depend on size of party. 

Basement Bar Lounge Bar Whole Venue
Type of space Basement Space Venue Hire Venue Hire
Capacity seated 30 30 60
Capacity standing 30 35 65
Min spend midweek * £1k Starting from £2.5K Starting from £3.5K
Min spend weekend * £1K - £2K Not available Friday, Starting from £5K
Cost * - - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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The Groucho Club

3 user reviews 4
The Groucho Club is a private members club open to men and women formed in 1985. From a dinner for two people to whole club hire for 350 people, The Groucho Club is an exceptional destination and can…
The Soho Bar The Gennaro Room The Mary-Lou Room
Type of space Private Room Private Room Private Room
Capacity seated 0 60 30
Capacity standing 150 100 60
Min spend midweek * - - -
Min spend weekend * - - -
Cost * - - -
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The Jones Family Project

28 user reviews 5

From a private dining area located behind sliding Shoji doors, to a private pop-up space boasting an ever changing theme, space is not something that Jones Family Project are short on. Whether you're after an intimate selection of tables, or taking festivities to the ultimate with the entire venue, Jones Family Project will not only cater for your needs and your palate, they will dazzle it. 

Green Room Ground Floor Bar Orange Room
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire Private Room
Capacity seated 50 50 46
Capacity standing 90 90 100
Min spend midweek * 2500 2500 2500
Min spend weekend * 2500 2500 2500
Cost * £2,500.00 £2,500.00 £2,500.00
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Forge

264 user reviews 4
Forge is there for those who like to work hard and play harder. Situated on Cornhill just moments from Bank, this is a bold venue that brings some sophisticated drinking, dining and dancing to the city…
Forge Whole Basement Whole Upstairs (Main Bar & Restaurant)
Type of space Venue Hire Basement Space Private Room
Capacity seated 350 220 150
Capacity standing 850 500 300
Min spend midweek * £15,000 £6,000 £6,000
Min spend weekend * £3,500 £4,000 £2,000
Cost * - - -
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The White Swan

129 user reviews 5
The White Swan is a homely pub and dining room on Fetter Lane, close to Chancery Lane underground station. Comprised of a ground floor main room, an intimate mezzanine and a first floor dining room, this…
Private Dining Room Venue
Type of space Private Room Venue Hire
Capacity seated 52 52
Capacity standing 70 150
Min spend midweek * £1.5k £7k
Min spend weekend * £1.5k £2k
Cost * - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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