If you're looking for something a little different for your festive bash, look no further than The Murdér Express. This immersive murder mystery experience comes complete with 1940s-inspired cocktails and a gorgeous four-course menu. Available for exclusive hire, you and your guests will be treated to a memorable evening of chaos and crime, before having to turn the magnifying glass on each other and find the culprit.
Quirky Christmas Party In London
Turkey, too much mulled wine and boughs of holly at every turn - Christmas sure is swell, but sometimes it can feel a bit repetitive. From bauble-juggling acrobats through to Mariah-esque drag queens, we're looking for something a bit different this festive season. And the city's bars and clubs have delivered; check out our list of London's quirky Christmas party venues and get ready to shake things up a bit.
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One of the party animals, this colourful Soho haunt offers a stunning range of tasty cocktails and delicious food that will bring a taste of the tropics to your Christmas party. Head down to this or their Angel location for a vibrant start to their festive period.
Well howdy partner! Take your quirky Christmas party to its logical conclusion and go full Wild West at this fabulous themed pop up in East London. Dress up, drink up and enjoy everything the Moonshine Saloon has to offer.
From the same team as Bar Elba and Tonight Josephine, Nikki's is a sassy and sparkly spot to party til the wee hours. Located in Shoreditch, the venue is based around fictional party girl Nikki, doing her proud with an abundance of pink interiors and some wicked cocktails.
King's Cross' Drink Shop & Do is a place that knows how to commit to the bit. From the menus and the fixings to their range of quirky activities, afternoon teas and bottomless brunches, they never fail to bring sparkle and sass to their Christmas sessions.
Perfect for a quirky London Christmas party, get the gang together and prepare to battle it out to see who is the real star baker. The Big London Bake Off is a top spot for festive fun and there's always plenty of sweet treats to go around.
One of London's most infamous immersive bars, spend some time in the clink this Christmas with this gripping experience. The perfect back drop for a suitably kooky festive do, you won't have to worry about your get up because everyone will be clambering into some fetching orange jumpsuits for the occasion.
From a buzzing basement slamming out all the latest chart hits through to the themed rooftop, Queen of Hoxton has got a floor for every kind of night. We suggest starting at the top, which houses a winter-perfect tipi and warming cocktails.
With walls covered in local street art and a stunning drinks menu on the cards, this Aldgate spot is a top idea for a unique and festive place to party this season. Book a space to add an eclectic and lively twist to your Christmas festivities.
One of Marylebone's boldest venues, this great cocktail bar inspired heyday Havana boasts over 200 different types of rum alongside delicious Cuban and Caribbean cuisine and number of spaces available for private hire.
Certainly not bringing anything normal to the table, Cereal Killer Brick Lane is all about your favourite morning meal. Fruit Loops, Frosties and Krave are all on the menu as this fun East London bar serves bowls of deliciousness, alongside retro cocktails.
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 both in this Parisian chic cocktail-bar-cum-dessert-diner.
Taking you back to the bygone drinking days when it was the piano soundtracking 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.
Rocking the retro aesthetic, this 70s-inspired bar and restaurant will have you sipping on throwback cocktails - like seasonal classic, the Snowball - while you chow down on classic dinner party dishes, from prawn cocktails to rabbit balti pie.
Known for its great food and festive pop ups, this Balham pub is a stunning spot for a fun Christmas party. From their elegant interiors to the 250-capacity garden, you'll be spoilt for choice by the options.
Shuffling isn't just for summer, guys. Take the plunge and book your Christmas do at this Shoreditch hangout. With a great drinks selection, tasty pizzas and plenty of space to get your shuffle on, it's one of the top quirky venues for a festive fiesta this year.
A stunning location for any festive bash, this speakeasy-style basement bar comes decked out in vibrant artwork from the likes of Damien Hirst, and serves up a delicious range of food and drink perfect for a quirky Christmas party.
While i might look a lot like a living room, Homeboy is actually one of the best bars around. Bringing Irish hospitality to North London, the venue whips up excellent cocktails, along with having an incredible selection of Irish whiskey.
Hidden in a barbershop basement, just finding The Gobpsy is an exciting adventure. Once downstairs, the slick den is an intimate space - perfect for smaller gatherings - with a list of inventive drinks which are guaranteed conversation starters.
Part Victorian men's club, part masonic lodge in style, this cool venue in Seven Dials boasts some of the swishest interiors in Covent Garden. Perfect for a lavish function with a twist, you'll find pizzas and quirky cocktails to keep those fun times flowing.
Step into any London Cocktail Club from Liverpool Street to Fitzrovia and you'll find yourself surrounded by some of the most devilish drinks in town - and their makers. If fire, bar-top dancing and outrageous antics are your kind of Christmas party then this is a spot for you.
This Christmas, spread yuletide joy by cruising up and down the River Thames. This quirky festive celebration will have you rocking around the Christmas tree to classics with food and drink aboard the ultimate boat party experience.
Not your average Christmas party venue, Near & Far's second outpost promises a touch of California in the heart of Camden. There's 4 bustling floors, with everything from neon lights and private rooms to a palm-tree lined terrace and cracking cocktails.
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.
After something a little out of the ordinary this Christmas? Make sure your party is one to remember and make a beeline for Après 23 at Hilton London Metropole. Not only is there an alpine lodge complete wit trees, snowflakes and lights, but also mulled wine, spiced G&Ts and fondue galore.
Serving up pizzas, cocktails and eye-popping interiors, this neon-lit is the perfect spot to bundle all the gang into for a night of drinking, dancing and festive merrymaking. And if you're looking for something a little further south, their sister sites in Clapham Common and Clapham Junction offer a similarly raucous rock'n'roll-style atmosphere.
Celebrate Christmas at Flight Club's festive brunch, complete with Christmas jumpers, bottomless pizza, a bottle of prosecco and Winter Pimm's, DJs, festive treats and darts! If you're feeling something a little later in the day, check out the party planning options at any of their Victoria, Bloomsbury and Shoreditch venues.