The festive season is upon us and with the big day itself right around the corner, now is your last chance to snap up a booking for a Christmas party in one of these top venues.
Rah Rah Room is one of London’s best Cabaret clubs and as such, it’s a perfect choice for any event with live music or stage production needs. The cosy, welcoming atmosphere and feeling of period glamour throughout are well suited to the decadence of the season, whilst its excellent central location in Piccadilly Circus and close to the likes of Soho, Mayfair and St James means it is easily reached from across the city.
Humble Grape Fleet Street should certainly be up there on the list of places to visit for any lovers of wine, with each drink on offer having been carefully sourced from sustainable, independent vineyards. With seating space for up to 200 and a private dining room, it’s a prime venue for dinners, wine tastings, parties or even weddings. The space itself boasts many striking features thought to be the original design of none other than Sir Christopher Wren.
Rich Mix is a former factory space which has been wholly transformed into an independent arts venue, complete with three boutique cinemas, theatre spaces and a blank canvas area which can be tailored to suit your own particular specification. All necessary facilities are available in-house, as is a mouth-watering menu should you wish to organise catering. Best of all, any profits raised by the venue go directly towards funding their work as an arts charity, so it really is a win/win situation.
A destination for the well-heeled socialite, Beach Blanket Babylon offers all the top quality finishes, great service and feeling of exclusivity you’d expect from a private members club without actually requiring a membership. Available throughout the day for everything from breakfast meetings to night time soirees, it has played host to all manner of different events, both private and corporate alike. The nearest transport option is Notting Hill Gate, which can be reached in just 7 minutes.
OXO2 is a highly flexible offering, with a generous maximum capacity of 400. Found on the Southbank, you can expect to enjoy wonderful panoramic views out across the River Thames. This enviable location also benefits from close proximity to good rail links, including Waterloo and Blackfriars. The experienced team of event managers will happily work alongside you each and every step of the way, from initial planning to the day itself, ensuring that all your needs are met and everything runs without a hitch.
ME London is a series of 7 multi-use event spaces which have been purpose built with adaptability in mind. Whether for as few as 8 guests or as many as 300, there’s a space here for you, with all the conveniences of a modern hotel and an attentive service team on-hand to cater to your every whim. The spaces themselves are contemporary and stylish yet simple enough in finish to allow you the opportunity to put your own stamp on them. Well connected, Temple, Embankment, Covent Garden and Charing Cross can all be reached comfortably in less than 10 minutes.
Harrild and Sons is found within an historic Grade II listed former printing press, with exposed brickwork and other original features bringing charm to the space, as well as the sense of industrial chic which is so hotly sought after on the events scene. Spread across 2 levels, the chefs and bartenders are award-winning, with delicious food and tempting cocktails to keep your guests refreshed and satisfied. Other highlights include good natural lighting, an outdoor patio area and a selection of nearby tube stops.
The Steel Yard is found beneath Cannon Bridge Station, comprising beautiful and lovingly restored railway arches, making the most of the striking Victorian architecture and the abundance of character they bring. Bonuses include a late licence in place until 1am, catering options, a staffed bar, entertainment and production assistance, a cloakroom and security, meaning you already have everything you need under one roof, with no need for costly outsourcing. 3 rail stations can all be reached within about 5 minutes, so getting everyone there should also pose no problems.
Looking for one of the coolest spaces on offer right now in the heart of London? Then simply ask for Janice. This glass fronted bar is the ideal chill-out space for hassle-free corporate and private gatherings. With an impressive range of no less than 40 gins and 60 craft beers, you’re sure to find a tipple that takes your fancy. Just get in touch and have a chat with the Event Manager to see how they can bring your ideas to life, helping you host a festive party without any of the usual stress.
A popular open-air terrace in the summer, The Magic Roundabout is transformed into a heated, tented venue in the winter, allowing it to host fantastic events year-round. With 3 bars, award-winning street food and a dancefloor to its name, it has been the setting for everything from product launches and business parties to film shoots and club nights, so no matter the vibe you had in mind, they’re sure to adapt to it with ease. Found right in the middle of Old Street Roundabout, it is mere seconds from Old Street tube station, so it couldn’t be easier to reach via public transport.
The Box Soho is an Old World style theatre and nightclub. As such, you can expect full production facilities and a talented creative team – not to mention world class variety shows – ensuring that there won’t be a dull moment. The timeless beauty of the styling is especially immersive during the Christmas period, perfectly encapsulating the glitz and glamour we all associate with the time of year. In terms of the practicalities, there is a capacity of more than 280 and good transport links in the surrounding area, including Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square.