See in the festive season with a bang and head over to this fun and friendly Irish bar in Shoreditch. Comprised of sprawling restaurant and basement pub, Gibney's and Daffodil Mulligan can sort you for Christmas brunches and Christmas Eve pints.
Christmas Eve Parties in London
Twiddling your thumbs for things to do before the big day? Just because things are a little more Silent Night than Jingle Bell Rock this year, doesn't mean you can't still have a nut-cracking time out in the capital. From boozy brunches in private igloos to yuletide cocktails in the slammer, here's our list of top Christmas Eve events and parties in London that'll get your festivities off to a flying start.
Shake things up this 24th December with an afternoon at Alcotraz's immersive cocktail experience. Up there for quirky Christmas activities in London, the prison-themed event will have you feeling jolly as you sip on festive cocktails whilst dressed in surprisingly fetch overalls.
All great Christmas Eve parties in London start with a bottomless brunch. Cue Darcie & May Green: a stunning Paddington boat restaurant serving up some much-needed sunshine vibes, delicious Australian scran and 90 minutes of free-flowing prosecco and mimosas all week long.
East London's Map Maison is putting on a whole host of events to keep you entertained this Christmas. Hit up the award-winning cocktail spot for one of their bottomless brunches, whisky masterclasses or afternoon teas.
We all know that when the 1st December rolls around it's time to get the Christmas parties started, and there's no better place to do it than at one of Dirty Martini's glamorous bars. Head to Monument's outpost for themed menus and the signature cocktails that made this such a popular spot.
The Sipping Room is bringing a sleigh's worth of holiday cheer to Canary Wharf this Christmas. Whether you're after a festive meal in one of their private igloos or themed cocktails in their cosy restaurant, you're sure to have a merry time.
The Murdér Express is rolling into town, offering you an evening of theatrical dining. Set inside a luxury train carriage, the immersive event includes heady drinks and a four-course feast from a MasterChef finalist, as well as some tableside performances.
A classy neighbourhood bar in the heart of Brixton, Canova Hall offers the perfect spot for a few drinks before Christmas. Fronting festive pizzas, tasty side dishes and all manner of classic Italian cocktails, there's no better place for some good tidings.