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

Chelsea


  • Sitting
    70
  • Standing
    130

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.

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Trapeze

East London


  • Sitting
    80
  • Standing
    575

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.

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London Sky Bar (Atmosphere Venues)

Victoria


  • Sitting
    300
  • Standing
    500

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. 

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Scarlett Green

Soho


  • Sitting
    80
  • Standing
    120

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. 

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Bar&Co

Embankment


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    0
  • Standing
    120

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.

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Floripa

Shoreditch


  • Sitting
    180
  • Standing
    300

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.

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Chiswell Street Dining Rooms

City of London


  • Sitting
    100
  • Standing
    200

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. 

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Patch St. Paul's

St Pauls


  • Sitting
    150
  • Standing
    350

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.

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Andaz Studio @ Andaz London

Liverpool Street


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    0
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    0

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.

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Drink Shop & Do

Kings Cross


  • Sitting
    140
  • Standing
    240

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.

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Serata Hall

Shoreditch


  • Sitting
    250
  • Standing
    440
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…
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Barrio Shoreditch

East London


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    0
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    360

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.

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Salvador & Amanda

Covent Garden


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    120
  • Standing
    270

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!

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The Clapham North

Clapham


  • Sitting
    70
  • Standing
    100

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. 

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The Refinery, Bankside

Waterloo


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    0
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    0

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. 

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The Exhibit

Balham


  • Sitting
    100
  • Standing
    150

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.

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Looking Glass Cocktail Club

Shoreditch


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    0
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    250

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.

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Rake’s Café Bar

Liverpool Street


  • Sitting
    20
  • Standing
    110

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.

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Alfred Le Roy

Hackney


  • Sitting
    48
  • Standing
    48
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…
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The Skylark Café

Wandsworth


  • Sitting
    50
  • Standing
    100
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…
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Victorian Bath House

Liverpool Street


  • Sitting
    90
  • Standing
    150
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…
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Sway

Covent Garden


  • Sitting
    200
  • Standing
    920
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…
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Bounce, Farringdon

Holborn


  • Sitting
    200
  • Standing
    350
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…
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Inamo Covent Garden

Covent Garden


  • Sitting
    68
  • Standing
    110

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. 

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Inamo Camden

Camden


  • Sitting
    56
  • Standing
    100

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. 

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Gun

Canary Wharf


  • Sitting
    75
  • Standing
    100

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. 

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Cattivo

Brixton


  • Sitting
    200
  • Standing
    400
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…
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The Jugged Hare

City of London


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    0
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    0

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.

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Belushi's and The Dugout London Bridge

London Bridge


  • Sitting
    131
  • Standing
    300
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…
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Beaufort House Chelsea

Kensington


  • Sitting
    80
  • Standing
    150

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?

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Martello Hall

Hackney


  • Sitting
    200
  • Standing
    400
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…
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Blues Kitchen Brixton

Brixton


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    0
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    0

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. 

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Apples and Pears

Brick Lane


  • Sitting
    60
  • Standing
    65

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. 

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The Groucho Club

Soho


  • Sitting
    60
  • Standing
    100
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…
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The Jones Family Project

Shoreditch


  • Sitting
    162
  • Standing
    250

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. 

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Forge

Central London


  • Sitting
    300
  • Standing
    850
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…
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The White Swan

Holborn


  • Sitting
    52
  • Standing
    150
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…
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The Palm Beach Lounge

Mayfair


  • Sitting
    60
  • Standing
    120

Make your Christmas party something special at one of Mayfair's most exclusive lounge bars. Head over to the Palm Beach Casino where their luxe bar area offers an excellent private hire package, including cocktail receptions, bottle service and tasty range of bar bites. 

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Six Storeys on Soho

Soho


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    0
  • Standing
    300
Six Storeys is a suave drinking and dining venue based in London's ever-bustling Soho Square. Spread over six different floors - as you might have guessed - the venue's flexibility and sheer size allows…
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The Lord Wargrave

Marylebone


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    0
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    0

Located just off Edgware Road, this gorgeous Victorian boozer is there for all your party needs, with infamous roast dinners and a US-BBQ menu that's sure to be delicious, along with an impressive selection of cask ale, whiskey and keg beer to wash it down with. 

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