A corporate Christmas party is often very important. It can mean either a chance to gather together and impress your many business contacts or even simply for your colleagues to come together outside of the office to let off steam at the end of a long year of hard work. No matter the reason for the event, the venue itself is often key is getting things off to a good start. That said, here are some of the best options, all in the hub of London.
The two floors of event space at The Cuckoo Club are perfect for those who love a mix of modern and traditional design ideas. This quirky and unique venue can hold large events for up to 400 people and offers a cocktail bar, a private seating area, live music options and even an intimate clubbing experience. This makes it ideal for a corporate party where fun is at the forefront. As for practicalities, there are 3 tube stations – Piccadilly Circus, Oxford Circus and Green Park – each just 10 minutes or less away on foot, so no one should struggle to reach the party from across the city.
If gin is your drink of choice, then Graphic Bar is definitely the venue for you. With an impressive selection of more than 300 types of gin held in the cellar, your party of up to 220 guests are sure to find a tipple they like to help them unwind from the stresses of the office. The kitchen serves until 10pm, with sharing platters, bowl foods and canapés all available, so that people can get mingling and interacting with each other, ensuring any ice is well and truly broken. Its great location between Piccadilly Circus and Carnaby Street means there are two nearby tube stations on hand.
Found in the heart of Marylebone, Carousel is a hugely versatile, multi-purpose event space that can be tailored to fit almost any number of needs. The layout has been carefully designed to make it as practical as possible for many different occasions, having hosted everything from product launches to fashion shows and exhibitions to meetings, meaning there is a professional air here, ideal for a corporate gathering. The generous capacity of 350 is sure to come in handy, as are the 3 tube stations in the local area, including Marble Arch and Baker Street.