Best Christmas Party Venues in London
Updated: Mar 30
London is a city full of wonder and at Christmas it really comes alive. The streets are decorated in glistening lights, there are Christmas trees around every corner and venues around the city get into full Christmas swing.
Office Christmas parties are the biggest event of the year. It’s a time when your colleagues can let their hair down after a year of hard work and it’s your chance as an employer to treat them for their dedication. So, it’s not surprising London’s favourite venues get booked up early.
We know it’s only August but if you haven’t started thinking about booking your Christmas party venue for 2018, now is the most crucial time. So we’ve pulled together 8 of the best Christmas party venues London has to offer, so you can make 2018 the best year yet.
Cafe De Paris first opened in London’s West End in 1924. Ninety years on, it’s a world famous venue and often celebrated as the best cabaret venue in London.
Cafe De Paris is playing host to the very best performers the city can find, from circus acts and burlesque, to music and magic. A beautiful, opulent space in Soho, Cafe De Paris always provides guests with a night to remember. So, for your office Christmas this year, go out with a bang at Cafe De Paris.
The venue is a flexible space where the seating plans can be arranged for anywhere between 120 and 715 guests. And the event planners at Cafe De Paris are happy to accommodate a variety of food and drink options. This sensational space is an lavish venue where your guests can let off some steam and dance the night away.
With a grand sweeping staircase, glittering chandeliers and a stunning ballroom floor this venue bucks the trend and will leave your guests starstruck this Christmas.
Brand new venue Puttshack is an interactive, mini-golf venue in Shepherds Bush. Puttshack has fused the game of golf with state-of-the-art technology to create an experience like you’ve never seen before. Look no further, your office Christmas party is sorted.
Long gone are the days of self-scoring on a scrap of paper or adding up your scores in your head. At Puttshack all the hassle is taken care of in a smart, sophisticated way.
Puttshack’s flexible Exclusive Areas can accommodate up to 300 people so if you want an incredible work Christmas party without any of the faff, Puttshack has got your back. If you’re a super large group wanting to practice your putt this Christmas Puttshack can even accommodate up to 750 guests. But, if you’re in a smaller group Puttshack can accommodate you too. They really can do it all.
If you’re looking for an intimate bar for this year’s Christmas party venue, Marlin Waterloo is a classy affair in the city. The perfect venue in Central London, The Bar at Marlin Waterloo is a great space for drinks receptions or parties.
The contemporary design of Marlin Waterloo is perfectly paired with luxury and classic furnishings. From retro style sofas and simple stylish chairs, this bar truly is a venue to impress your guests.
Museum of London Docklands is an iconic London venue now available to hire for your next event. The Sugar Store is the museum’s dedicated event venue on the ground floor.
With striking pine columns and original shuttered windows, it is ideal for an unusual private dining event, drinks receptions or event conferences. If you needed this space for a large-scale venue then you can hire the whole ground floor for up to 800 guests. So if you want a venue that’s all about history then the Museum of London Docklands is a great unusual venue in East London.
Boyds Grill and Wine Bar is perfect if you’re looking for a venue that exudes luxury and style. The beautiful chandeliers and marble clad walls will leave a lasting impression on your guests. Boyds showcases delicious British artisanal ingredients combined with international cooking techniques and of course fine wine by the glass.
This sophisticated venue is a great space for a private party or private dining event. Accommodating anywhere between 30 and 100 guests, this venue offers a beautiful backdrop to create a memorable event.
Near & Far Bar is the ultimate hipster hangout. Located on the sixth floor of Peckham Levels, a multi-storey car park which has been converted into a cultural hub.
Near & Far offers an unusual event space that will surprise your guests. It has unique cocktails, award-winning decor and even a giant disco ball. With tropical prints adorning the furnishings and pink lights lighting up the walls, Near & Far Bar is the ideal event space with a twist.
The Mail Rail at The Postal Museum is a stunning event space steeped in history. With some interesting architectural features including vaulted ceilings, exposed brick walls, and railway influences, the Mail Rail provides a unique talking point to your event space.
What’s more, the underground miniature train ride through the 100 year old secret Mail Rail Tunnels will give your guests an event they won’t be forgetting in a hurry.
Proud Embankment is an art-deco cabaret club in London. The majestic two story venue can accommodate up to 750 people standing, making it ideal for large scale corporate parties. Impress your guests with the grand double-height atrium capable of accommodating spectacular aerial performances.
So, there you have it. The best Christmas party venues London has to offer. From intimate and stylish bars to loud and flamboyant event spaces, we’ve got plenty of amazing venues for you to choose from.
About the Author Liv is the Digital Content Executive at HeadBox is the UK's only SaaS enabled online marketplace where you can instantly search, book and pay for inspiring meeting, off-site and event spaces.