It’s already less than four months until Christmas day – meaning the best venues for the annual company do will start getting snapped up fast. Kickstart your inspiration with these festive central spots
Maximum capacity 1,200
USP A great big Snow Ball
Expect classic winter wonderland style for Christmas parties here with glittering table centres, shimmering lights and a traditional turkey feast.
Maximum capacity 220
USP Christmas on a boat
Thanks to a prime Thames location, views of the twinkling South Bank and London Eye are magical. A mulled wine reception upon boarding ups the festive ante.
Maximum capacity 400
USP Europe’s longest champagne bar
Of all the spaces on offer in this venue, our favourite is the Champagne Bar on the Upper Concourse. Groups of up to 500 can party under the much-Instagrammed wrought iron and glass ceiling.
Maximum capacity 715
USP Super central nightclub
As Café de Paris approaches its 100-year anniversary milestone (it’ll be 93 this year), it shows no sign of slowing down. Christmas packages are bespoke, but include all the necessary festive decor and AV equipment as standard.
Maximum capacity 900
USP All-out themes
This year’s theme is centred around the premiere of silent film Journey to the Moon. Shared and exclusive parties are both options, and include a sparkling cocktail reception, three courses, entertainers, a live band and a DJ.
Maximum capacity 240
USP Exclusive takeovers
If only Christmas in your own home could look as good as in this Georgian townhouse in Knightsbridge. This year’s glam speakeasy theme adds prohibition cocktails and decorations to the already fabulous turkey feasts.
Maximum capacity 220
USP Transporting guests to far off places
This winter season will see snow-dusted northern Japan arrive at Carousel. We particularly like the party experience in its neon-lit room for karaoke and the izakaya drinking den filled with sakes.
If we’ve whetted your appetite but you’re still not sure where you want to ring in the festive cheer this year, then check out the full directory of central London Christmas party places here.