30 Jul Unusual Christmas Party Venues in London
Can you believe there’s only 26 weeks until Christmas? Everyone envies the early bird who has all their Christmas presents ready by September or bought all their Christmas decorations in last year’s Boxing Day sale. Maybe it’s time to get organised and to start thinking about your office Christmas party?
We know that sometimes it can be hard to think of original Christmas party ideas, after all it’s not like you’re the only ones doing it. Perhaps the best way to stay original is to get the most unusual party venue London has to offer. If you can’t do it yourself, you can refer to a venue finder to help you choose an awesome location for your party. These days you can hire seriously weird and wonderful Spaces, and here at HeadBox we are big believers in making the most of underutilised Spaces. We’ve pulled together some amazing unusual party venues for you to really get your teeth stuck into. Although it may seem early, unsurprisingly, these beautiful venues do get snapped up. So, make sure you get ahead of the game and book your favourite Space early so you can really blow your Guests away this year.
Brand new venue entrant Puttshack is an interactive, mini-golf venue in Shepherds Bush. Puttshack has fused the game we all know and love with state-of-the-art technology to create an experience like you’ve never seen before. Look no further, your office Christmas party is sorted. With automatic scoring, trackable performance history, leaderboards and ball tracking, all the hard work is done for you. Long gone are the days of self-scoring on a scrap of paper or adding up your scores in your head. At Puttshack all the hassle is taken care of in a smart, sophisticated way.
Puttshack is bound to impress your Guests, so it’s an obvious solution to your Christmas party venue search. Each semi-private area offers a luxurious and exclusive Space within the energetic atmosphere of the main area. Want food at your Christmas party venue? Puttshack offer individual food, drink and of course mini-golf packages for each area available to hire.
Puttshack’s flexible Exclusive Areas can accommodate up to 300 people so if you want an incredible work Christmas party for a large group without any of the faff, Puttshack has got your back. They even do a full venue hire for 750 Guests! In a smaller group? Puttshack can also accommodate much smaller parties starting from just 20 people. So anyone, from startups to established corporate companies, can enjoy Puttshack this Christmas.
Sir John Soane’s Musuem
Ever thought about holding your office Christmas party in a museum? Well, now you can. The Sir John Soane Museum is a grand historic Space in Camden. The Space has been almost untouched for over 180 years and resides within a Grade I listed building. The interior is eccentric and detailed and with every turn of the head, something new (or old) will be discovered.
A fascinating and atmospheric Museum, it’s a great venue for a private dining event, drinks reception or Christmas party.
Treat your Guests to an event with elegance this Christmas, with a candlelit drinks reception followed by a tour of this fascinating Space. Or, perhaps you want to enjoy a sit down dinner for your Christmas party. Well, the private dining room at Sir John Soane’s Museum is a Space full of intrigue and wonder and a great venue for your Guests to celebrate the past year’s successes.
Welcome to the world of renowned explorer Phileas J. Fogg. The Mr Fogg bar is a truly adventurous and immersive bar which transports you back in time to the Victorian era. Mr. Fogg’s is famous for incredible cocktails featuring a huge selection of rare spirits, and food influenced by Fogg’s global adventures. Mr Fogg’s in Mayfair can accommodate up to 180 people and is a great unusual venue to hold your Christmas party in this year.
Enjoy a night of entertainment this Christmas in the form of gin safaris and tipsy teas. With penny farthings hanging from the ceilings and flags adorning the walls, the interior of Mr Foggs will have your Guests in awe. So go for something a little different this year and celebrate your Christmas in true Mr Foggs style.
Cafe De Paris
Cafe De Paris first opened in London’s West End in 1924. Ninety years on, it’s a world famous venue and often celebrated as the best cabaret venue in London.
Cafe De Paris is playing host to the very best performers the city can find, from circus acts and burlesque, to music and magic. At Cafe De Paris, your Guests will never be bored. A beautiful, opulent Space in Soho, Cafe De Paris always provides Guests with a night to remember. So, for your office Christmas this year, go out with a bang at Cafe De Paris.
Cafe De Paris is adorned with the most glamorous furnishings, throwing you back into an 1960s era. With a grand sweeping staircase, glittering chandeliers and a stunning ballroom floor. Cafe De Paris is a venue that bucks the trend and will leave your Guests starstruck this Christmas.
The Space is a flexible venue where the seating plans can be arranged for anywhere between 120 and 715 Guests. And the event planners at Cafe De Paris are happy to accommodate a variety of food and drink options for your office Christmas party needs. This sensational Space is an lavish venue where your Guests can let off some steam and dance the night away. So, get your flapper dresses out for this unusual Christmas party venue.
Swingers believes life is better when it includes a little healthy competition, and that competition is best enjoyed with friends. Swingers is a crazy golf club in east London. The venue takes crazy golf, street food and amazing drinks and combines them into an incredible entertainment venue. Able to accommodate up to 500 people, Swingers is the perfect Space for your work Christmas party blowout.
The Swingers aesthetic is based on a 1920s golf-club set in the traditional English countryside. Step into their old-school clubhouse, rolling greens and unparalleled hospitality. Enjoy a bit of healthy competition this Christmas and enjoy a round of golf with your colleagues at an unusual Christmas party venue in the city.
Just a stone’s throw from the Gherkin in the heart of London, Swingers comprises of 16,000 square feet of socially competitive fun. Guests can enjoy a range of fabulous extras including five cocktail bars, three of London’s best street-food vendors, two bespoke crazy golf courses and a two-storey clubhouse with bonus gin terrace. What more could you want?
So, there you have it. The most unusual christmas party venues London has to offer. From 1960s jazz cafes to candlelit museums, London is a treasure trove of unusual venues for you to explore this Christmas. If you need more inspiration for your office Christmas party, take a look at all the wonderful venues London has to offer.
Liv is the Digital Content Executive at HeadBox. HeadBox is the UK’s only SaaS enabled online marketplace where you can instantly search, book and pay for inspiring meeting, off-site and event Spaces.