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 restaurants have delivered; check out our list of London's quirky Christmas party venues and shake things up.

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Last updated on 8th March 2021

  The Murdér Express

869 user reviews 5

@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Sunday 25th July 2021

If you're after something a little different for your festive bash, look no further than The Murdér Express. This immersive murder mystery experience is complete with 1940s cocktails and a gorgeous four-course menu. Available for exclusive hire, the curios spot will treat you to a memorable evening of chaos and crime, before finding the culprit.


28 user reviews 4

Join Nikki's at their home in East London for some seriously quirky Christmas parties, from Bad Santa singalongs to drag queen battles. Armed with a plethora of signature cocktails, stunning performers and a naughty attitude, this place sure to host one memorable night out.


238 user reviews 4

If you're looking for something a little bit different this festive season, shimmy on down to Aeronaut for incredible live entertainment, steaming hot toddies and festive feasting a plenty. Their live cabaret shows feature some of London's top circus performers, sure to thrill and entertain.

The Reggae Brunch

1676 user reviews 4

In need of something to warm you up after those long and cold winter days? Look no further than The Reggae Brunch. Bringing sunshine vibes to a top-secret London location, you can expect non-stop tunes, a three-course Caribean meal and bottomless rum punch at this quirky festive-themed party.


8 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. 

One of the party animals, these colourful haunts 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 Angel, Soho, Brixton and beyond for a vibrant start to their festive period.

Kona Kai

134 user reviews 5

Happy Hour ( Sunday to Thursday 4pm -8pm, Friday - Saturday 4pm-6pm. *NOT AVAILABLE ON MATCH DAYS). 2 cocktails £12, Bottle of Prosecco £20, Bottle of House Wine £13.5.

Not your average Christmas party, Kona Kai offers something a little out of the ordinary. Prepare to be transported to Polynesia as this Fulham favourite promises tiki-esque tipples, light bites and tropical vibes all around.

The 90's Brunch

210 user reviews 3

A quirky Christmas party in London, The 90s Brunch promises to take you back to the glory days of the Spice Girls, Capri Suns and Tamagotchis with their themed bash. Expect bottomless cocktails, tasty dishes and an unbeatable soundtrack.

Flight Club

488 user reviews 5

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.

Thames Rockets

40 user reviews 5

Quirky Christmas parties in London? Thames Rockets' speedboat experiences blows all the others out the water. Buckle up for a fun and fast-paced day with your bubble as this festive event will take you on a ride past some of the city's most iconic sites as an award-winning comedy guide keeps you entertained.

London Boat Party

32 user reviews 4

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.

Arcade Food Theatre

5 user reviews 5

For an evening that's guaranteed to satisfy everyone's food preferences then head to Tottenham Court Road's Arcade Food Theatre, the newest food hall on the block. With a Christmas-cracker combo of stunning interiors, numerous bars, regular live DJ sets and a line-up of food offerings from names such as Flat Iron Workshop and Lina Stores, this spot is a no-brainer.


916 user reviews 4

One of the best places for a Christmas party in West London, Acton's Aeronaut is bringing you all sorts of jaw-dropping performances, from fire-breathers to circus acts. Add that to cabaret shows and comedy evenings and you're in for a proper tinsel treat.

A Door In A Wall

10 user reviews 5

After something a little different this year? Become the main character in an immersive adventure as A Door In A Wall implores you to crack clues and solve a mystery in a secret speakeasy cocktail bar. Head to King's Cross to see for yourself.

Old Street Records

644 user reviews 4

2-4-1 Cocktails and 1 other offer

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.