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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.
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.
Looking for Christmas Eve parties in Central London? Ruby Blue Bar is one colourful spot for festive partying ahead of the big day. Enjoy delicious cocktails with a view over Leicester Square from the balcony, while the restaurant will help to fill you up ahead of a night of partying.
Offering the winning combo of rounds of shuffleboard and slap-up Christmas dining, Greenwood is one of the best places to go come 24th December. Join them for seasonal bites, refreshing sips and plenty of entertainment to see you well into the big day.
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.
Ever fancied hiring out a saloon to yourselves? Now's your chance as Moonshine Saloon is available for private hire this Christmas Eve. Celebrate in style with immersive actors, themed cocktails and your very own cowboy gear, making for an unforgettable night out.
One Aldwych will be screening one of the best festive flicks ever made this Christmas Eve. Enjoy a showing of It's a Wonderful Life in a luxury cinema setting, followed by a slap-up meal at Indigo, where you'll enjoy three courses of seasonal British cuisine and glasses of fizz.
The Comedians Comedy Club will be hosting a pre-Crimbo bash this 24th December, complete with performances from famous and well-versed circuit stand-ups. Kick back and enjoy the show with drinks and a festive meal for the ultimate yuletide experience.
Looking for a luxury experience to celebrate Christmas Eve? Check out what's on at 1 Lombard Street, as the restaurant pairs six sublime Champagnes with a selection of specially curated dishes, including scallops, salmon gravlax and pan-fried turbot with lobster bisque.
If you're knocking around in Islington this festive period, get yourself to cosy boozer Alwyne Castle for Socialite Connections' Christmas Eve drinks. You'll be rocking around the Christmas tree with other professionals, all to the tune of classic festive hits.
Enjoy an exclusive Christmas Eve dinner at The English Grill this December. Found within The Rubens at The Palace Hotel, the restaurant serves up seasonal fine dining, utilising only the best ingredients such as the chef's signature beef Wellington.
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.
Chill out before all the hubbub of Christmas Day with an online quizzing event. BucketRace The Fat Big Quiz of... Christmas will put all of your yuletide knowledge to the test, with interactive gameplay, hilarious presenters and live triggers across 10 fast-paced rounds.
If you're searching for Christmas Eve private hire options? The Islington Metal Works is a firm choice. This quirky North London venue will have you drinking, dancing and getting well into the festive feel in a quirky underground warehouse space that can be kitted out to your needs.