The popularity of Old Street attracts party planners from near and far alike, so be sure to get in fast if you want to snap up one of these great venues for a festive celebration.
Complete in an elegant style that brings a touch of country living to the heart of the city, Chiswell Street Dining Rooms is a modern British restaurant and cocktail bar with a seating capacity of up to 100 – though smaller parties work excellently here as well, making it ideal for intimate gatherings. With both Moorgate and Barbican stations reachable within just 5 minutes on foot, it’s also well connected to the rest of London should you be travelling from across the city.
Bounce aims to offer all 3 core elements of a good event: food, drink and entertainment. It succeeds on every count, boasting a restaurant and bar, and being one of the leading sociable Ping Pong clubs around. Be if for as few as 6 guests or as many as 500, they offer the same high standard of service, with the award winning design and top notch finish of the building itself helping to really set it apart. With several different spaces at your disposal and great deals to be had, it’s one not to be missed.
Elegant and modern in style, yet casual and relaxed in feel, Lantana has played host to all manner of both private and corporate gatherings, with their wonderful food, superb coffee and fantastic range of wines, beers and cocktails proving to be a winning combination time and time again. Being within stumbling distance of Old Street station itself – as well as several other good transport links – is also sure to come in handy on the day.
Literally right by Old Street station, in the middle of Old Street Roundabout – hence the name – you will find The Magic Roundabout. Though in the summer this is an open-air venue, it’s transformed into a heated, tented space in the winter to allow it to continue to serve as a fun and flexible venue. With 3 bars, award-winning street food and a dancefloor on offer, your guests have got plenty to keep them busy and in the festive spirit throughout the occasion.
71a Gallery is a popular choice for both regular and one-off events year-round. Being a multi-purpose venue that boasts a screening room, gallery and workshop with separate bar and lounge, it’s easy to understand why. The clever design and finish throughout is neutral enough to allow you the chance to bring your own personal touches, though distinctive enough in thanks to features such as exposed brickwork to still have its own distinct character.
Eighty Four Shoreditch is a café, bar and restaurant, ideal for a more low-key affair given the simple yet stylish interior and the 80 person capacity, which allows you to bring a more personal touch to the day and spend one-on-one time with each of your guests, rather than feeling adrift in the crowds. Suitable for both private and corporate Christmas parties, it is fully licenced and comes with a well-equipped kitchen, meaning your guests should leave feeling refreshed, satisfied and full of festive cheer.