Christmas party planning can be a thankless task for the one(s) given the job. Colleagues are almost always reluctant to offer any help, but will be the first to complain if something isn’t to their taste or how they envisioned it should be.
But finding the right venue can go a long way to securing the support of fellow workers and ensuring the night is still being talked about in June. Following on from our UK-wide venue Top Picks, below you can find our selection of the top spots in London for a Christmas party to remember.
From Bounce’s new venue in Shoreditch to a riverside party at the Chelsea Harbour Hotel, Hollywood-inspired get-togethers to a stunning ice-palace — here at PA Life, we’ve got you covered.
Bounce top open new exciting venue in Shoreditch in time for Christmas – The leader in social entertainment venues, Bounce is launching its hugely anticipated venue in Shoreditch in October 2015.
The venue will be an impressive 14,500 sq/ft, offering an unrivalled leisure experience.
Christmas is set to be bigger and better this year, housing 17 ping pong tables in each venue, critically acclaimed Italian restaurants and cocktail bars serving the finest classic and contemporary gin-inspired cocktails infusions.
Advance bookings are now open. Click here to find out more.
A Hollywood-inspired Christmas celebration – The unique theming of Planet Hollywood, inspired by the glamour of Hollywood, sets the stage for a special dining experience for a Christmas Celebration with a difference.
Three Christmas menu options are available from the 27 November to 24 December 2015. All Christmas menus include Christmas crackers and streamers.
We have an in house DJ every evening, as well as 18 flat screen TV’s throughout the venue, playing a mix of music and movie clips, creating a fun and vibrant party atmosphere.
Click here to find out more.
A Christmas wrapped in luxury – Set in the heart of Mayfair, Beast is truly unique gastronomic experience featuring Norwegian King Crab and Nebraskan in-house dry aged Angus Beef. The candle lit atmosphere and grandest vibe have been encased in a modern, elegant and rustic setting, where everyone is welcomed to enjoy the Christmas Feast.
Our Meat is slow cooked on charcoal-only custom made grill, which allows us to produce a smoky and flavourful steak. Offering communal dinning at its finest, Beast can cater for parties up to 120 people and available for private hires.
Check out Beast’s website for more details.
Wembley – where Gatsby meets Bobby Moore this Christmas – Enjoy all the glitz and glamour of the Gatsby Nights Christmas Parties in the exclusive Bobby Moore Room. This grand venue with impressive sweeping staircases up to a mezzanine reception area is the perfect setting for a Christmas celebration with opportunities to enjoy your arrival cocktail with views over the pitch itself & even have a photograph taken with the FA Cup!
The spectacular theming will instantly transport guests back to the 1920s, where they will be dazzled by flapper dancers, blown away by the world class cuisine & then encouraged to dance the night away under the imposing arch of the iconic National Stadium. Call 020 8795 9660 or email for more information.
Celebrate like James Bond this Christmas – We’ll be celebrating in style this year with James Bond themed parties in Icon Balcony Bar.
This stunning bar is the ultimate party venue for up to 80 people. Dress to impress for entertainment, bowl food and late night dancing.
For smaller celebrations visit FuLuShou balcony for a three course sit down dinner for up to 22 people overlooking the action packed gaming floor.
For more information, click here.
10% off Christmas Parties at The Felbridge Hotel and Spa, East Grinstead – We are offering many different Christmas events this year, including Party Nights with Disco, Motown Nights, Las Vegas Themed Nights, Funk N Soul Party Nights, Private Parties Festive Lunches, Christmas Day Lunch, New Year’s Eve Diamonds and Dinner Suits Ball, Residential Packages and much more!
Book early and save 10%! Book the following events here, quoting PA Life, before the 30th September and receive 10% off the ticket price:
* Party Nights with Disco
* Las Vegas Nights
* Funk N Soul nights
* Motown Nights
Riverside Christmas Parties at The Chelsea Harbour Hotel – Pull out all the stops with a stunning riverside location for your Christmas party and get planning!
The spectacular views of the marina and its glittering array of super-yachts, make The Chelsea Harbour Hotel the perfect choice to revel in style and sophistication.
With Christmas parties from 50 to 500 guests hosted in grand party rooms, plus 158 suites to stay the night after your celebrations!
Call 020 7300 8401 or click here to find out more.
Step into an ice-palace this Christmas – Our Christmas packages take place in the Garden Room. The Garden Room is set in the beautiful Tiltyard Gardens at Hampton Court Palace, and is a splendid 1920’s Orangery style building.
The venue can hold up to 220 guests for dinner. Enter in to the Ice Palace this Christmas. The room will be themed lavishly in white and silver with hints of blue and we are delighted to offer both lunch and dinner packages from £85+VAT per person.
Keep cool and check out the website for futher details.
Great steak. Great Wine. Great People – that’s Christmas covered… – For a truly memorable Christmas join us at Goodman Restaurants for perfectly charred meat, bold wines, and a vibrant atmosphere. Our friendly team will guide you through the meat selection, which is aged in-house by our chefs, to find the perfect steak for you. Goodman has 3 private dining rooms available – Mayfair 25 people, City 10 people & Canary Wharf 8 people, along with other flexible dining options.
Goodman has it all wrapped up for an unforgettable Christmas event.
Check out all three venues by clicking here.