The Best Exclusive Christmas Party Venues In London


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Capital A List specialises in sourcing and arranging Christmas events for our members at some of London’s most exclusive venues. At the end of the year it’s crucial that events are memorable and take place without a hitch. Whether it’s an informal social gathering at a bar for drinks, a sit down meal or both a drinks and dinner combined event, we know the best venues to match your requirements. Here we present a guide to some of the best exclusive Christmas party venues in London based on our members’ feedback over the recent years.


The Best Exclusive Christmas Party Venues In London


Buddha Bar in Knightsbridge is a long established Asian themed restaurant-bar with an impressive 450 capacity and an easy inclusion onto this list. Buddha Bar offers an unrivalled experience with a Far-Eastern influence.

The venue is separated into 4 distinct areas – the private dining room, ground floor restaurant, lower ground floor restaurant and main restaurant. Upon entry through the grand entrance, guests will see the contemporary interior featuring bespoke art installations, floor to ceiling hanging crystal dragons, dark wedge doors, upholstery of Mysore Indian silk and Egyptian cotton. Deep blues, reds and golds are a main feature in the main dining room and provide a wow factor for any Christmas event. The signature Buddha Bar lounge music and its bar area combine to create their trademark glamorous yet welcoming atmosphere.

The menu blends far Eastern cuisine with Western influences and their extensive wine and sake list compliments the food perfectly. Additionally there is an experimental cocktail selection to be tried.

Guests are bound to be impressed with an evening spent at Buddha Bar – truly a unique and memorable venue to host an exclusive Christmas party in London.


The Best Exclusive Christmas Party Venues In London


Sea containers is a fantastic option and certainly one of the best exclusive Christmas party venues in London for a number of reasons. The venue is situated on the south bank of the River Thames, overlooking magnificent landmarks of London such as the OXO Tower, The London Eye, St Paul’s Cathedral and The Shard.

The venue is a stunning piece of architecture that has been recently refurbished along with the rebranding of 12th Knot and Lyaness (it’s rooftop lounge and cocktail bar respectively) and, together with its breathtaking views, is sure to impress guests that attend.

Sea Containers offers four exclusive spaces available for private hire named Level 12, Cucumber, Sunset and Wren with spaces suitable for between 30-150 seated or 40-400 standing. The rooms feature traditional Christmas theming such as snow and atmospheric lighting. There is also the option to hire out the entire 13th floor where there is a 600 person standing capacity.

Available to hire additionally are DJ and equipment, a dancefloor and a festive-themed photo booth. Sea containers’ caterers provide seasonal food menus and you can even create bespoke Christmas food menus.


The Best Exclusive Christmas Party Venues In London


The Jin Bo Law sky bar is located on the 14th floor of the Dorsett City Hotel in Aldgate, where incredible views over London include the Tower Bridge, Walkie Talkie, Gherkin and The Shard.

The interior of Jin Bo Law boasts a sleek, contemporary finish with contrasting colours surrounding its Asian inspired bar. For Christmas event hires, dedicated sofas and areas can be reserved according to group size, anywhere from 10 guests to 150 guests. 150 guests is the maximum standing capacity while 66 is the maximum seated capacity.

This exclusive 14th floor sky bar offers a unique array of entertainment available for Christmas parties which include live DJs, Champagne sabrages, fire dancers and oyster shuckers to ensure the event goes down as a highly memorable event for all guests.

Jin Bo Law prides itself on its fantastic food offerings which include an extensive drinks and Asian canape menu. Canapes include spring rolls, salt and pepper squid, and beetroot and goats cheese crostini. Small bites, sharing boards and sweet canapes are also available.


The Best Exclusive Christmas Party Venues In London


Mahiki Mayfair has been a staple of the London high-end nightlife scene for many years, famous for its celebrity clientele and tiki-themed interiors. We highly recommend Mahiki as one of the best exclusive Christmas party venues in London.

Mahiki has a capacity of 300 guests set over 2 floors. Bespoke packages are available on request for different size groups, whether it’s a small office Christmas party looking to occupy one floor or a large corporate event requiring use of both floors. The 2 floors both offer private bar and bathroom facilities, projector, microphone and state of the art sound systems.

The downstairs club floor includes use of the hidden Karaoke beach hut complete with Lucky Voice karaoke, 2 player arcade game and Ciroc photo booth. Upstairs in the lounge area is best suited for seated lunch or dinner events for up to 100 guests. The lounge also offers a smaller area located within for corporate meetings, smaller drinks receptions and networking events of up to 70 guests.

Of course you’ll be able to sample the many famous Mahiki cocktails on offer as well as a range of delicious canapes and set menu options. It’s the perfect combination of exclusivity and fun.


The Best Exclusive Christmas Party Venues In London


The Aviary is nestled on the 10th floor of the Montcalm Royal London House Hotel between the City of London and Shoreditch. Incredible views over London are offered from this exclusive rooftop restaurant, bar and grand terrace.

Amongst the unique decor presented at The Aviary are a large ornate birdcage suspended above the stairway and a pair of peacocks at the venue’s entrance.

This iconic venue is perfectly suited to host Christmas events for up to 120 guests, with canapes, cocktails, tailored drinks and dining packages available.
There are 5 options for hosting a Christmas event at The Aviary: The whole venue hire; the 30 person capacity ‘Glass Box’ or ‘Lounge’ rooms; the 20 person capacity ‘Palm rooms’ or the 8 person capacity private ‘Igloos’.

Christmas menus are crafted yearly, typically consisting of a selection of starters, mains and deserts. This is followed by cheeseboards, mince pies, tea and coffees. A selection of fine wines, Champagnes and port accompanies the dinner.


The Best Exclusive Christmas Party Venues In London


Jack Solomon’s Club is a subterranean speakeasy style club located in central Soho. It was originally a boxing gym with its origins dating all the way back to the 1940s.

Jack Solomon’s features on our list of the best exclusive Christmas party venues in London due to its intricately designed and decorated interiors which pay homage to its boxing and show girls past. The club has an old-school glamour vibe with velvet furnishings, low lighting and red leather walls. It now acts primarily as a live music venue which is home to some of the top musicians and world renowned DJs. It is also a fantastic venue for a private hire.

Jack Soloman’s Club has a capacity of 300 guests and also has a chic and exclusive side room named ‘The Red Room’ which is perfect for smaller intimate events with up to 50 guests.

Christmas party events can be booked on any night of the week and one of the highlights is the whisky-centred cocktails menu as well as bar snacks and unique canapes such as pit roast beef croquette and crab rarebit as well as a selection of deserts. Live music acts are recommended as part of the evening’s festivities.


The Best Exclusive Christmas Party Venues In London


Reign is among the best VIP nightclubs for hosting a Christmas party, with a Showclub-themed downstairs and mezzanine with restaurant area upstairs, this is a top choice for an unforgettable and luxurious event.

The venue can host up to 400 guests over its 2 floors. Its signature features include an illuminated jellyfish tank, a raised stage area on which the entertainment takes place including aerial acrobats, fire breathers and burlesque dancers, and it’s teppanyaki bar on the mezzanine upstairs area. The sound system and lighting are state of the art and there are LED boards on which personalised logos and messages can be displayed which is a novel feature for a Christmas party.

Reign offers bespoke creative food and drink menus and performance packages to suit all budgets as well as personalised decorations to suit your theme. Up to 65 dining guests can be seated on the ground floor with a further 20 guests seated upstairs on the mezzanine.

It’s one of the best exclusive Christmas party venues in London and an event held here is set to be a spectacular evening like no other, encompassing both sophistication and glamour.


The Best Exclusive Christmas Party Venues In London


100 Wardour Street is an amazing and grand venue in central London, spread over 2 floors making this an obvious choice if you’re looking for one of the best exclusive Christmas party venues in London.

The ground level floor is ‘The Lounge’ consisting of its grand feature bar acting as a natural focal point for Christmas parties. The surrounding space has secluded booths and cosy corners for a sense of privacy while still being able to absorb the atmosphere of the venue. The capacity of The Lounge is up to 460 standing.

Downstairs is ‘The Club’ which is also perfect for any large Christmas party. There is a sweeping staircase leading to the beautifully designed bar and stage. The standing capacity is 412.
Also available is ‘The Den’ for smaller Christmas events up to 80 guests standing capacity. It is a cosy and intimate drawing room.

As well as an impressive selection of canapes, bowl food, starters and desserts, one of the highlights of hosting your event here is the entertainment performed on the central stage in the club area.


The Best Exclusive Christmas Party Venues In London


Quaglino’s is a simply stunning building in Mayfair and well known as a top place to host a Christmas party for those looking for an extravagant and luxurious setting. This venue has been around since the 1920s with a distinctive art deco design and beautiful staircase leading down into the magnificent lower floor.

The venue, which is set over 2 large floors, has 2 spectacular private dining rooms, semi-secluded areas, 2 striking bars and an impressive stage. What makes Quaglino’s stand out is the ability to host your Christmas party here using the current sumptuous elegant design or alternatively you can transform the entire venue to create your own unique event.

Quaglino’s highly skilled events team are able to work with you on all aspects of your Christmas party organization from flowers, lightning, production, entertainment and cuisine.
There is an astounding 600 person standing capacity with capacities in the separate rooms ranging from 15 to 60 to suit all parties.


The Best Exclusive Christmas Party Venues In London


The Wellington members club has existed since 1832 and one of the oldest members clubs in London, originally with its home in Knightsbridge and now located in Mayfair.

The unique and beautiful members club offers multiple spaces over 2 floors, allowing for Christmas parties that can use the entire venue, the private dining room, the club space, cigar tasting room or the whole 100 cover restaurant. The decor is truly one of a kind, aiming for an old-meets-new vibe, with traditional influences juxtaposed with a Damien Hirst hand painted graffiti wall and disco skull.

The food menu is absolutely top notch and highly reviewed. Set Christmas event menus are designed yearly consisting of starters, mains and deserts. This is combined with one of the most extensive drinks lists we’ve ever seen in London.

Whether you’re looking for a venue to host drinks or a full course meal and drinks, this is one of the best exclusive Christmas party venues in London.

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