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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 party that is quirky and unique, look no further than this list right here.
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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.
Located in an old laundry building, this bar and restaurant in London Fields boasts pretty, quirky interiors perfect for your Christmas do. Known for their raucous Dine & Drag nights, you can party until the early hours, or engage in a little cocktail sipping on their terrace.
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 more West, their sister sites in Clapham Common and Clapham Junction offer a similarly raucous rock'n'roll-style atmosphere.
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.
Designed for decadence and debauchery, this two storey venue from the Proud group offers one of the best party atmospheres in town. Head down for dinner and a show and stick around to boogie late into the night.
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 whether you're here or at their Brixton and Camden locales.
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.
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.
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.
An old-school games arcade on Peckham's Rye Lane, you'll find more than your share of fun at The Four Quarters. Offering a great craft beer selection to boot, its certainly a party space for Big Kids.
Party with some seriously wild animals this year as the London Zoo opens up its suites for shindigs great and small. From rooms overlooking exotic species, to cocktails in zoological gardens, it's a surefire way to impress you guests.
Go around the world without ever setting foot outside The City at this elegant St. Paul's pub. Offering exotic cocktails and tasty cuisine, it's got the perfect refreshments and atmosphere for a fun Christmas party.
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.
Battersea's greatest gaming den, The Four Thieves is so much more than just a pub. With a bar, on site microbrewery, remote control raceway and a VR station you'll never be without things to get invovled with.
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 for your festive frolics.
One of the best Christmas pop ups in London, there's always something happening down at Clapham's Winterville. Boasting a huge range of activities, from Roller Disco and cabaret to crazy golf and ice-skating, it's a great idea for a Christmas party whether you're hiring out one of their spaces or just heading down for a night out.
A former bullion truck yard, this two-level venue in Shoreditch is the perfect backdrop for a quirky Christmas party. An open-air playground for you and your group, the space boasts eight bars alongside a host of London's best street food traders.
With walls covered in quirky slogans 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.
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.
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 at their Old Street or Farringdon locations, 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.
Ready for a slice of Paris right here in London? Experience the glamour of Proud, as their City gem hosts a festive special; where you'll find multi-course menus and refreshing cocktails all while burlesque performers and cabaret stars work their magic.
Boasting some seriously state-of-the-art technology, this excellent crazy golf experience is a must-visit if you're looking for a quirky twist on the classic Christmas party. Enjoy round-after-round of golfing while you sip on some of their stellar cocktails.
Located just moments from Bank station, this bar and restaurant on Cornhill offers something a little different from the usual City norm. With unique cocktails, Christmas dinners and even a boozy festive breakfast offering, they're a top spot for those who like a little liquor and luxury.
From the giant giraffe to the quirky toilets, this Fitzrovia restaurant is truly unique. Take a seat at a black mirrored table and tuck into delicious Asian food and tasty cocktails in sumptuous surroundings.
Designed for serious partying, this 550-capacity space in Canada Water is a stunning spot if you're looking for a great Christmas party venue. Offering street food, cocktails and great DJs, what more could you ask for?
Huddle up with your Christmas crew and head to Core for your Xmas party! This year will be their first Christmas blowout and it promises to be a fun one. First, fuel yourself with festive food as Core put on a multitude of dinning options - from three course meals to help-yourself fork buffets; cocktail receptions to coffee and mince pies - there's something for everyone at this edgy city bar. Following that, celebrate with a Christmas cocktail and hit the dance floor hard.
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.
Known for its great food and festive pop ups, this Balham pub is 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.
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.
Make it a winter to remember and head east to this unique hangout. If you haven't been to the London Shuffle Club, then now's your chance, as they bring you the ultimate pop-up boasting private booths, cheeky hot cocktails and DIY s'mores.
Located in the heart of Shoreditch, this wacky venue offers weirdness by the bucket-load. Bringing you quirky cocktails and stunning live shows, you can really let loose at this circus-themed spot.
This elegant Bermondsey bar offers the perfect location for a cool and quirky London Christmas party. Beautifully decorated with vintage furniture and serving some very special cocktails, they're a top spot for drinking and dancing late into the night.
One of Stoke Newington's liveliest cocktail spots, this great little bar offers a quirky hideaway from the Dalston bustle. Grab some of their stellar cocktails and get the party started at this retro-inspired venue.
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.
A bar, gallery and event space, this popular Peckham venue is available to hire for parties as big as 2000. If its a really blowout boozer you'd like, their mix of great cocktails and craft beers will keep you merrymaking until the early hours.
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.
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! 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.
At The Karaoke Hole it's all about the tacky cocktails and the tasty pizza. Oh, and the superstar drag acts. Head to this Kingsland Road den for a night you certainly won't forget in a hurry.
Find the secret door to this sexy little den of iniquity and enter a Prohibition-themed space of delicious cocktails, quirky decor and tasty American-inspired snacks.
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 or its Streatham sister, for great entertainment, food and drinks.
Decked out like an otherworldly grotto, this bonkers bar just around the corner from Oxford Street is one of the West End's quirkiest party venues. With opulent booths and karaoke facilities, its got all your Christmas bash needs wrapped up.
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.
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 or Shepherd's Bush), 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.
A den of the divine, this Devonshire Square restaurant offers a taste of the Middle East in the heart of London. Head down for feasting menus, delicious cocktails and even a spot of belly dancing to jazz up the party.
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.
A temple to all things table tennis, this lively bar and play centre for big kids brings you some of the tastiest pizza in East London alongside loads of ping pong tables and great DJs.
A British take on the old German bierkeller, this quirky bar in Victoria brings a taste of Munich complete with giant steins of beer, tasty food and an authentic Oompah band to keep the party spirits high.
Located not far from Paddington, Huckster is a multi-space venue that's got something for everyone. With various themed rooms, including a Chinatown space, a Brooklyn-inspired bar, and Karaoke rooms, tailor your party down to the t.
A top spot if you're looking for a quirky Christmas party venue, this German bar and restaurant in Fulham offers a taste of Munich's Oktoberfest all year round.
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.
A benchmark for Soho glamour, this cool cocktail spot down Great Windmill Street offers a range of hire options for Christmas parties. With a great cocktail menu and stunning small plates to boot, you'll be blown away by what they can offer.
You can never go wrong with pizza and pints and nowhere does it quite like these guys. One of the funnest dining spots in London, Tank & Paddle will have you sorted for slices this festive season, along with their excellent beer selection and great range of games and activities.
Located in leafy Battersea, this industrial-inspired wine bar boasts two floors of warm wooden benches, quirky fixings and chipboard walls. Serving up some of the finest wine and tapas in South London, it's a great spot for a funky Christmas party, or if you're feeling something more intimate, their Liverpool Street venue offers a smaller but no less elegant option.
When it comes to cosy Christmas parties, there's just something about a ski lodge retreat in the heart of the West End that ticks all our boxes. With a variety of party packages, you can even get your own ski lodge, mulled wine and festive food with a DJ and disco.
Take a trip back to your formative years this Christmas and pay a visit to Battersea's The Schoolhouse. Chow down on canteen dinners and sip on some contraband cocktails whipped up in the science labs.
Known for crafting some of the most incredible cocktails in town, Opium offers a range of great hire options that will help make your Christmas bash the best in town. From beautiful bar spaces to full venue hire, you're in for a treat from this slinky Chinatown spot.
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!
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.
A stunning collision of cabaret and fine dining, this Covent Garden cocktail spot comes alive with aerialists, fire-eaters, drag, dancers. Designed to impress, it offers dinner, dancing and something a little different.
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.
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.
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.