Central London is a hive of activity during the festive season, meaning it’s a hotspot for great Christmas parties. To help yours rival the very best, here are some of the area’s top venues.
Altogether, Heist Bank has a good capacity of 350, but if it was something a little more low-key you had in mind, you could choose to take over a specific space, such as the Games Room or the restaurant, both of which can hold up to 60 guests. The perfect place to relax and have some care-free fun, entertainment options include a pool table, karaoke, a Nintendo 64 and a projector with all the necessary AV equipment. The fantastic location of the venue means you won’t be short of transport options either.
23 Orchard Street boats multi-level rooftop space split across two terraces that are usable all-year-round regardless of the weather, and which enjoy a lovely perspective of the city’s iconic skyline. The interior space is equally as bright and flexible, with a late licence in place until 3am meaning you needn’t worry about having to wind the festivities down early. Meanwhile, the venue’s enviable Mayfair location means it is well served by its close proximity to good transport links such as Marble Arch and Bond Street.
The Cinnamon Club is found within the beautiful and historic Grade II listed building that was once Westminster Library. In addition to the main dining room, which tastefully honours the venue’s past, there are several smaller spaces which are ideal for more intimate gatherings, including 2 distinctly contrasting bars and 2 private dining rooms, with a maximum capacity of 70 on offer. Located in St James’s Park, it is just a 7 minute walk from the tube station of the same name.
The Hari is a luxury hotel in Belgravia, with 85 designer rooms finished to the impeccably high standards of British interior designer, Tana Bernerd. With so much fantastic accommodation right there for the taking, it’s a particularly great choice for anyone planning a festive gathering that will be drawing in guests from far and wide. As for the event and reception spaces themselves, there is a stylish bar, a wonderful Italian restaurant and even a secret garden terrace.
The Lansdowne Club is a private members club found in the ever popular Mayfair area. Such a venue has high standards to live up to before you’ve even walked through the door, but luckily The Lansdowne Club is more than up to the task, combining the timeless beauty of 18th century architecture with the stylish flair of the art deco era. There are a range of private function rooms to choose from, all of which are steeped in history and brimming with stunning period features.