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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Last updated on 19th December 2019

  The Murdér Express

641 user reviews 5

@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Saturday 18th January 2020

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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.

  The Big London Bake

567 user reviews 5

@ The Castle Tooting on Various dates from Saturday 18th January 2020

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.

Apples and Pears

357 user reviews 5

Cocktail Specials for £6.50 until 8pm

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.

When it comes to some quirky Christmas party action, it doesn't get more out there than an adult ball pit. Head over to one of Ballie Ballerson's London locations for the chance to sip cocktails, feast on pizza and dive head first into one of the city's funnest attractions.

Old Street Records

522 user reviews 4

Cheap Date - 2 Pizzas and 2 Drinks for £19 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.

Queen of Hoxton

71 user reviews 4

£10 Multi-Venue Entry Wristband on Fridays for Colours Hoxton, Queen of Hoxton & The Book Club! and 2 other offers

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.

The Piano Works Farringdon

1206 user reviews 4

Complimentary prosecco reception and cake for birthday or pre wedding celebrations (Minimum group size 10)

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. 

Flight Club

430 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.

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.

@ The Hidden Spirit Ship on Various dates from Saturday 18th January 2020

Step foot on The Hidden Spirit this Christmas for a voyage you'll never forget. Steal lost treasure and trick the Captain to claim your prize, all while sipping hand-crafted cocktails on an actual pirate ship; now that beats any boring dinner of dry turkey if you ask us.

With stylish wood-panelled interiors and cool wall murals, this Regent's Place hub of coffee and cocktails offers a fantastic space for a quirky office do. With space for up to 150 people, and small food menu if you need to soak up the sauce, it's got everything you need for a unique night.

The Book Club

43 user reviews 4

£5 cocktails & Glass of Prosecco everyday until 7pm and 3 other offers

Spread across two floors, The Book Club is a Shoreditch stalwart that can be adapted for all your private hire needs. Take the downstairs room, which can be used in its entirety, which sports interesting features such as a bulb-covered ceiling and exposed brickwork. 

@ Moonshine Saloon on Various dates from Saturday 18th January 2020

The Moonshine Saloon is promising an immersive cocktail experience with a very special Christmas twist. Whet your whistle with a trip to the Wild West, where you and your gang of outlaws can enjoy a festive celebration unlike any other. 

Tropicana Beach Club

1574 user reviews 4

Tropicana Happy Hour and 2 other offers

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 arranged to transport you to a 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.