Quirky Christmas Party In London

We all know that everyone wants to try something a bit different for their London Christmas party, so we've decided to come up with the best. From quirky pop-ups that boast the best in festive activities to unusual restaurant offer out more than just your average, seasonal fare, if you're looking for a Christmas party that is quirky and unique, look no further than this list right here. 

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Last updated on 16th October 2018

@ Finsbury Square on Friday 14th and Friday 21st December 2018

Enjoy a Christmas party in London with a difference as you are transported to New York for the night! Set in the mesmerising world of Times Square, expect stunning decorated tables, pop-up bars serving ice cold cocktails, and spectacular performers dazzling you into the night. You'll also enjoy a three-course meal and songs from their DJ on their state-of-the-art dance floor.

@ Battersea Evolution on Various dates from Friday 7th December 2018

Travel around the world for your Christmas party in London, as you admire the hanging gardens of Babylon and ancient Egypt, drink in igloo bars, relax in Marrakech's low chaise chairs, and admire the dancers and acrobats in the Japanese temple bar, all while enjoying a three course meal and a DJ.

@ O2 Forum Kentish Town on Fri, 7th Dec 2018 @ 21:00 - 3:00

When it comes to power ballads, there's nothing quite like a night with Ultimate Power. Taking over north London's O2 Forum, the live music-loving club night is brinsing you big hits, big songs and big inflatiatble air giutars at this quirky Christmsa special.


170 user reviews 5

Tucked away on Chancery Lane is Baranis; a chic cocktail bar hidden away in the vaulted cellar of an old establishment. Boasting the UK's only indoor petanque court, try your Christmas party on with some classic French inspired cocktails, traditional French aperitifs in the form of Pastis and a few games of boules! 

Tropicana Beach Club

542 user reviews 4

Contrary to what George Michael says, drinks at this Covent Garden bar are not free. Covered by over 500 bird decorations, with huge palm trees stretching from the floor to the ceiling, a lagoon pool-style dance floor and various cabanas spread throughout, every aspect has been meticulously planned and arranged to transport everyone to a sun-drenched tropical beach. Alongside the menu of beach-grill inspired dishes on offer, the bartenders serve over 50 different types of rum and fruit infused cocktails.  

Belowzero Ice Bar

23 user reviews 4

Made out of ice and made to never melt by maintaining temperatures of -5 degrees, Belowzero is London's only cocktail hangout that is literally frozen. Proving there's no need to go all the way to the cold cold depths of Lapland to find Father Christmas, instead rally up your troops and hire out the Moose Room and Reindeer Lounge where you can host dinners and/or drinks receptions for your festive frolics.

7 events @ 4 venues with 88 upcoming dates from 20 Oct 2018 until 31 Mar 2019

Celebrate Christmas at Flight Club's festive brunch, complete with Christmas jumpers, bottomless pizza, a bottle of prosecco and Winter Pimms, DJs, festive treats and darts!

@ Union Street Cafe on Sat, 15th Dec 2018 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

Get into the festive spirit with a special Christmas-themed lunchtime party at Gordon Ramsay's Union Street Cafe. Feast on festive sharing food, sip on Christmas tipples and party to club classics before letting loose in the photobooth for the ultimate winter dress up.

Alfred Le Roy

2 user reviews 5

Floating effortlessly in one of East London's picturesque canals, Alfred Le Roy offers Londoners a quirky way to celebrate the Yuletide. Unlike most other Christmas party venue, this party-barge sets sail down London's complex web of canal channels, offering its guests stunning cocktails, ice-cold craft beers and equally dazzling canal side views. Playing all your favourite songs along the way, this is perfect for anyone looking for a Christmas party with some spark. 

@ Brunel Museum, Engine House, Underground Grand Entrance Hall & Roof Garden on Thursday 6th December 2018 and 4 other dates

From roaring fires to roast marshmallows around to cabaret in a Victorian shaft, The Brunel Museum is mixing it up this festive season. Join the spot for a series of dates which feature performances from Tricity Vogue and guests.

The Exhibit

429 user reviews 4

This Balham bar stocks much more than just booze with its own boutique cinema room, private dining rooms and a gallery room where you'll find a sweet balcony. As an ideal place to socialise, The Exhibit always has a buzzing atmosphere owed to its creative space. So, for a Christmas party that's more fun than flop, take a tour around this joint for great entertainment, food and drinks. 

All Star Lanes Brick Lane

16 user reviews 5

All Star Lanes add a touch of tinseltown to your office party celebrations this Christmas! Offering a ridiculously fun evening out on Brick Lane (or in Holborn, Stratford of Bayswater), there will be bowling, there will be American-styled comfort food and there will be kitsch cocktails. Soak in the buzzing atmosphere of the main room or book out one of their luxe private rooms for that added private VIP experience.

If you're looking to party like a rockstar this Christmastime, it's got to be over to Belushi's. Ever the generous hosts, they'll get your party started with champagne bombs and a stocking stuffed with awesomeness for every guest. There's a rockin' list of drinks and a range of classic food options to suit your crew, and a kickass rock & roll playlist provides the soundtrack. London Bridge not convenient? Check out Belushi's Shepherd's Bush or Hammersmith locations instead.

1920 Bar

15 user reviews 4

Up in Clerkenwell you'll find this quirky little hideout sporting decor inspired from a 1970s New York Pool House with bright orange tables and funky artwork adorning the walls. Making for one cool party pad, your Christmas do is looking pretty fine if you rock up here. Their menu is serious Americana, there's DJs to content with and of course, pool to be played. 

Bounce, Farringdon

320 user reviews 5

When you put UV ping pong, great tunes, tasty food and plenty of booze into the mix, you've got one awesome festive party on the cards. Go big in the vibrant main space, book out your own private luxurious room or take advantage of the semi-private areas at one of the most popular ping pong bars in central London; there's extra entertainment options available and a flexible approach so you can create your perfect event.

Secretive in all it does, 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. With some of the oldest recipes ingrained in their memories and the finest spirits, fruits and spices in town, the team of expert mixologists serve up a stunning array of concoctions for guests to lose themselves in.


108 user reviews 4

Celebrate your Christmas party in Foundation, one of London's most charming and unique bars. With a cutting edge décor, quirky drinks menu and alternative music, this is one for those looking for something a little different this Christmas. Guzzle on Christmas cocktails at this gleeful grotto before hitting the dance floor for some rockin' robin. 

Bounce, Old Street

183 user reviews 5

Hands down one of the most fun places to party in the whole of London - Bounce brings UV ping pong, cracking tunes, festive food and premium drinks to the table for your office bash this year. Choose to hire out a private space, one of their semi-private areas or just go big in the vibrant main space, with a range of traditional festive eats and specialty pizza packages to choose between and a great range of premium drinks available to pre-order.

The Piano Works

677 user reviews 4

Taking you back to the bygone drinking days of the era where pianos gave the soundtrack to your night, The Piano Works is a strictly live music zone where you can submit your request and the band will play it out. Don't be fooled though, this place isn't your sit and swill joint, it's big (in an old warehouse), it's loud and it's got a huge dance floor. Hello Santa. 

15 events @ Cafe de Paris with 15 upcoming dates from 19 Oct 2018 until 22 Dec 2018

Perfect for a quirky Christmas party, head to Cafe de Paris where they'll be bringing you a stunning variety show of cabaret, comedy and festive feasting.

@ The Grand on Wed, 28th Nov 2018 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

On the hunt for an alternative night out this Christmas? Whether it's a boozy evening with colleagues or a wild one with mates, this dance-filled ball is bringing you a night to remember. Think orchestra, singers, performers and DJs, as well as, food and drinks.

Blues Kitchen Shoreditch

41 user reviews 4

Not only will you find all manner of Deep Southern Americana meats lathered in BBQ sauce, grilled, slow cooked and smoked, but you'll also find one of Shoreditch's best nightlife spots. Live bands play a mix of the best throwback genres from Funk and Soul to Jazz, and with a pretty hefty dance floor to roam, your Christmas party will be all about meat, music and mayhem. 

Basement Sate

215 user reviews 4

There are few things in life that are better than cocktails and desserts, so it's a shame that the two rarely ever get to play together. Basement Sate puts an end to all of that by marrying the two in this Parisian chic cocktail-bar-cum-dessert-diner. With so much opportunity to indulge on all of your favourite things, this unique venue is ideal for a fun christmas party.


6 user reviews 5

Fancy some boat cruisin' and boozin'? Well, this boat is strictly moored at the side of the Thames but still! You can shmooze around the deck, get wined and dined and even treat yourself to a late night boogie at Bar&Co. With spectacular views of London's evening skyline to take in, have your boat bash tailor made to your party needs as a private venue. 

@ The Ivory Vaults on Various dates from Wednesday 28th November 2018

This winter haven transports you back to a medieval wonderland where you'll be taken on a journey, complete with knights, jesters, acrobats and dragons. Dance with unicorns and feast on a five-course banquet with ale and wine for a truly unique experience this Christmas.

@ ST JAMES' COURT, A TAJ HOTEL on Fri, 23rd Nov 2018 - Sat, 22nd Dec 2018

Head to the St. James' Court Hotel where Jay Gatsby will be holding court for the festive season. Taking London's most exciting immersive party to Westminster, it's one of the top Christmas party destinations of the year.