Here's our round up of London best Christmas party venues
We’re looking forward to providing outstanding festive parties at some of London’s best venues this Christmas. Whether its bubbles or mulled wine with canapes or a sumptuous sit-down Christmas dinner surrounded by festive decorations, we have twelve venues that can host a wide range of festive private and corporate events. So take a look at our top venue picks for Christmas parties in… & just outside of London.
Plaisterers’ Hall is London’s largest Livery Hall located at the heart of the city! This venue boasts ornate interiors throughout its four rooms; catering to large parties for up to 600 people in the Great Hall and more intimate celebrations including mouthwatering Christmas lunches for 16 people provided by our in house catering team. Those looking to create a multidimensional celebration have the option of using the Great Hall’s adjoining rooms. These rooms can be used for anything from fun break-out spaces, festive entertainment to the perfect setting for welcome drinks or a Christmas dessert station reveal!
OXO2 is the perfect setting for Christmas celebrations on the South Bank, with stunning views of the river, St Paul’s and the London skyline. The venue has two gallery-style spaces which offer flexibility for many Christmas parties whether you are planning a reception for up to 400 guests or a seated dinner for between 60-350 guests. Each year this venue is transformed by Ultimate Experience and Full circle, with past years themes featuring a winter ski lodge complete with snow-laden trees and Apres Ski style bar and Neon 80’s theme including a photo booth decked with neon paint and instagramable fluorescent bar.
It’s hard not get in the festive spirit when visiting Winchester House in the winter months! The entrance to the venue features a traditional Christmas scene with Christmas trees surrounded by presents and luxurious garlands dressing the main staircase banister. The hallways leads guests into the library where they can bask in the glow of a classic log fire and enjoy drinks and canapes before dinner. Winchester House can accommodate up to 100 guests for a seated dinner and 150 for a standing reception, featuring three rooms that are fully equipped with all the production and lighting.
This city venue space is the perfect choice for those looking to create an event with the wow factor. This space benefits from prime position in the heart of the city with full festive theming that help guests get into the Christmas spirit. The venue can host up to 50 – 950 people for seated lunches and dinners and 400 – 2400 for receptions/Buffets.
City Central at HAC also host shared parties for smaller groups who are looking for a big party atmosphere.
Old Billingsgate has been home to many Christmas celebrations over the years from big corporate soirees in The Grand Hall and creatively themed parties and sumptuous sit-down dinners in The Vault.This distinctive Grade II listed building is transformed by Ultimate Experience and Full Circle to cater to many types of Christmas events.The Grand Hall can hold 1,800 people for sit down dinners and 2,500 people for receptions. The Gallery can hold 250 people for sit down dinners and 500 people for receptions. The Vault can hold 600 people for sit down dinners and 900 people for receptions.
Exhibition is Ultimate Experience’s newest venue available from November 2019! The events and venue management business have exclusive use for six weeks over the Christmas period and are set to host award ceremonies, charity fundraisers, brand events, private receptions and many Christmas parties.This venue is a purpose-built event destination offering over 3,000sqm of event space over two levels. Full Circle will work alongside Ultimate experience to transform this unique venue into an impressive Christmas space fit for many types of festive celebrations. Exhibition can cater to 350-750 people for a seated lunch/dinner and up to 1,400 for receptions.
The Pavilion at Tower of London is an innovative purpose-built event space perfectly complimenting the historic surroundings and regal splendour of the Tower’s rich history.The Pavilion at the Tower of London is in a great location and easily lends itself to several types of festive events. This venue is equipped with lighting and sound equipment as well as HD projectors, screens and a dance floor. An LED dance floor creates a magical centrepiece, lighting up to create a stunning effect. The Pavilion also plays host to shared parties for smaller groups who are looking for a big party atmosphere.
Hedsor House is the ideal choice for bookers who wish to enjoy Christmas parties in an informal yet decadent setting. Hedsor’s new Willingdon Bar acts as another fantastic space to take advantage of when hosting a party at the house. Guests can enjoy the botanical interiors and plush seating in the stunning bar while enjoying a bespoke cocktail before heading through to the Ballroom for dinner. Unlike many venues, Hedsor house offers the whole venue for hire, including thirteen beautiful bedrooms that gives a handy alternative to late-night travelling.
As you enter Lancaster House the Grand Hall is beautifully decorated with Christmas decorations to complement its ornate ceiling, marble walls and beautiful frescoes. This 19th-century townhouse offers magnificent interiors within a wide range of rooms creating a glamorous backdrop for any type of Christmas event from large canape receptions for up to 350 people and sit-down dinners for up to 150 people in The Long gallery. Lancaster House can also cater to more intimate festive celebrations The Gold that holds up to 16 people for a sit-down dinner or The eagle Room that caters to 50 people for a drinks reception and up to 22 people for a sit-down dinner.
The Conservatory at Painshill Park is the perfect Christmas party location for a magical winter celebration in Surrey, accommodating up to 320 guests.This year party goings can experience Circus Extraordinaire in the conservatory, with circus-themed entertainment and outstanding theming. The evening starts with guests making their way through the circus curtains for the drinks reception in the uniquely themed bar before heading through to the dining room to enjoy a delicious three-course menu designed by Create Food.
Guests can enjoy a champagne reception in The Gallery followed by a festive dinner in the Main Hall. The halls glass atrium is covered in a blanket of 50,000 tiny fairy lights which creates a stunning sparkling ceiling for a unique Christmas event. With the glistening lights of the canopy, the twinkling of the trees, and the dramatic backdrop of the star cloth, East Wintergardens provides an elegant festive environment for any Christmas event.
Christmas at St Paul’s is a truly magnificence affair. Guests can experience one of London most prestigious buildings, take in the breathtaking architecture all while enjoying a glass of mulled wine with Christmas inspired canapes! Drinks receptions can be held in The Nelson Chamber which holds up to 250, The Temple Bar that holds up to 20 people or Chapter House that hold up to 70 people, Wren suite for up to 100 people or the Crypt that can up hold up to 350 people. Festive dinners can take place in several of St Paul’s unique spaces, including the Crypt that can hold up to 250 guests for a seated meal.