The annual office Christmas party has become rather a hit and miss affair over the past ten years, so we have put together some rather fun and funky London venues that might put the pop back into your Christmas poppers.
Fun Office Christmas Party Venues in London
This 58 St. Martin’s Lane bar and restaurant is owned by Phileas Fogg. The owner is an enthusiast of the Victorian era. His love of the era and prowess as its explorer is clear from the ambience in both the bar and restaurant. The lampstands, the curtains and the lounge are all appointed to genuinely represent the Victorian era. While it appears vintage, the gin vintage, which is upstairs also portrays an aura of opulence.
On the first floor, which hosts the restaurant, there are tankards and the Union Jack makes several appearances. The meals served are various including sausages, pies and roasts all of which are from the Victorian era. There are Victorian chandeliers and penny farthings hanged on walls as part of the decoration. You can book the entire restaurant, a table or a few tables depending on the number of people you have for the party.
This restaurant’s address is 10 Thornhill Road N1. It ideal for group dining. The restaurant can prepare a whole pig which is enough to feed a group of between ten to fifteen people. This pig is prepared and delivered whole on the table along with accompaniments. There is also a waiter assigned to you, who is always willing to carve the pig for you and your team. The pig is usually quite big and there is a great possibility that a team of 15 will take a lot of meat back home as left overs. The ambience is cool with a white exterior which is punctuated with natural flowers and an interior that is cool and colorful.
This venue can be used when the office is populated by people who love their drink. The cocktails are professionally mixed and the ambience provides an opportunity for a noisy and fun party. The bar also has a division, upstairs where you can get a slice of pizza before the main drinking party starts after midnight. Rays’ address is 95 Kingsland High Street, London, E8 2PB.
Bounce is best known for offering visitors an opportunity to play table tennis. The sports bar in the establishment has the capacity of accommodating up to 100 people. Payments for each table tennis table per hour. The facility also serves food and drinks. It provides you and your team with an opportunity to have fan as you compete in the game. A table goes for £28 per hour. In case you want to engage in other activities beside playing table tennis, you can book a private room, from among the ones available, and spend some time engaged in activities of your choice. The address to bounce is 121 Holborn, EC1N.
This facility is a fusion of a Victorian men’s club and a masonic lounge. It has a hall, christened the grand hall and a vault, which is known as the lavish vault. Christmas office parties can be held in both of these venues. The Escapologist also has a garden which is known as the covenant garden. Some of the activities in the party can be held in the garden. While it is possible to hire the entire facility, the escapologist also allows you to pay per individual attendee for a Christmas package. The lowest payment for the package £17.50. The package includes good finger food. There are also desserts, cheeseboards and canapes. The drinks package for all drinks goes for £50 per person. You can also opt for a golden ticket for drinks that goes for £5. The escapologist is located on 35 Earlham Street, London WC2H 9LD.
This restaurant is truly unique in that it attempts to bring to life ancient Roman concepts. The food is prepared in the same way it was prepared in ancient Rome and there is, of course, Roman wine. To bolster the authenticity of the Roman concept, all the wines served in the restaurant are from vineyards that gave wine to the ancient Romans. Needless to say, that the restaurant is especially ideal for history buffs. If there are people in your company who would be fascinated by living like the ancient Roman elite albeit for a little while, this is the place to hold your Christmas party.
Some of the distinctive features of Joe Allen is the abundance of steak and other heavy meals in the menu. The restaurant also has a private pianist who would be available to play Christmas carols for you if you choose this as your destination for the office Christmas party. The restaurant has the capacity to host private parties with an attendance of 50 people and below. The restaurant has recently moved to its new location from Exeter Street to Burleigh street.
The Jam Tree
This restaurant is found in Chelsea. One of its greatest advantages of this restaurant is that it has the ample space where gatherings, whether large or small can be held. Having such space means that you can office Christmas party here no matter how many your guests are. At the Jam Tree, you and your guests have an opportunity to enjoy a whole Christmas hog and other traditional Christian meals. The restaurant is found at 541 King’s Road.
This is one of the London old time favorites. It has been around to serve the people of London since 1930s. It has, however, been renovated and it will be open for Christmas. It offers attendees an opportunity to be bowl and skate for those who prefer to be active. Bowling provides team mates from the company with an opportunity to bond. Those who do not feel as adventurous can spend their time drinking as they chat. After renovation, queens will also be hosting Jimmy’s restaurant with Jimmy Garcia who is a respected expert on food and restaurants. This facility is on 17 Queensway in London.
This is an Indian restaurant by KaramSethi who is a renowned authority in traditional Indian food. While the food is traditional, Sethi modernizes it to make it even more appealing for people who are used to the modern methods of cooking. There is also something for history lovers in the restaurant. This is because the ambience is one of a colonial Indian gymkhana. The facility is laden with history. Your staff Christmas dinner will be made more memorable by the contrast provided by Christmas party in the backdrop of Indian cuisine.
Dishoom serves high quality whisky and cardamom cocktails among other drinks. The restaurant also serves lamb. Dishoom is ideal for people who were probably late to organize a Christmas party, it does necessarily require long term booking. If you show up with a group of six people or more, they do not require you to queue. You can then enjoy your food and drinks at the well-appointed location that is Dishoom. They do have a few London locations.
The Victorian era was one of Britain’s proudest seasons. Princess Victoria does not disappoint; it brings out the full Victorian grandeur. The carvings, the chandeliers and all other decorations work together to build a relaxing environment. The bar has comfortable furniture. There is a private room that can be hired upstairs. This upstairs room is to be used when there are large groups such as office parties.
This establishment has big sofas that provide attendees to staff parties an opportunity to engage in easy banter over the Christmas party. Among the food available is wood fired pizza among others. There is also a private brewery in the facility. Staff at the party can take a tour of the brewery as a way of learning and simply having fun.
Address: 7, The white building, Queen’s Yard, London E9 5EN
Tel: 020 8533 3331
This facility provides the opportunity for you and members of your team to enjoy good food and ambience. You also get the opportunity to give back to the community with all the different activities developed at the restaurant.
This club presents those who attends parties in it with an opportunity to play their favorite board games. Christmas board games prepare you for the games as they. If you hold your party, you would help your staff members become more acquainted with each other in the competitions.
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