The countdown has begun to Christmas party season and the start of the eternal hangover – but don’t panic if you’ve not booked yours yet. We’ve compiled a handy guide to some of the top Christmas party venues around Victoria and Westminster, so whether it’s your office bash, a boozy catch-up with friends, or something a little more relaxed, we’ve got it covered. What’s more, Privilege Card holders can get some great deals on lots of these.
1. Best for banqueting: Park Plaza Victoria
Park Plaza Victoria is offering you the perfect festive solution for your office Christmas party this year with one of its private banqueting suites. Located just a few minutes’ walk from Victoria station, packages start from £65 per person and are suitable for 50 to 400 guests. It includes a welcome drink and nibbles on arrival, a three-course festive meal, half a bottle of house wine and a disco with a DJ to party the night away. To book or to find out more information, contact their dedicated Events Team on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0207 769 9888.
Park Plaza Victoria, 239 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London, SW1V 1EQ
2. Best for boozy brunch: Naughty Santa Party brunch at M Restaurants
Back by popular demand, the ‘Naughty Santa’ brunch party is returning to M Restaurants this year, which promises delicious festive treats, liquor laced lollies, candy cane shots, a DJ, free-flowing champagne and festive cocktails. Book your place at their Victoria Street branch to join the fun every Saturday from 23rd November – 21st December.
M Victoria Street, 74 Victoria St, London SW1E 6SQ
3. Best for festive food: The Jones Family Kitchen
Guests celebrating Christmas at The Jones Family Kitchen will have plenty of choice. The set menus (£36-£39) can be served ‘family style’ so everyone can dip into all the dishes or if preferred you can choose your own festive meal. For those wishing for a truly meaty indulgent celebration, take a look at the Meat Feast Menu with a festive spin. Click here to book your table.
The Jones Family Kitchen, 7-8 Eccelston Yards, London, SW1W 9AZ
4. Best for a team night out: Flight Club
Arrive between 5 and 7pm and head straight to the bar at Flight Club Victoria to nab a bottle of Prosecco for just £25, or if you fancy treating yourself, Champagne is £40. Once the fizz has finished, take part in a game of Social Darts that will have the whole team battling it out to be champion of the darts board. While you’re there, make sure to check out the heated Magic Gardens, and sample their incredible cocktail menu.
Flight Club Victoria, 6 Sir Simon Milton Square, Westminster, London SW1E 5DJ
5. Best for creative fun: Jar and Fern Festive Wreath Workshop
Looking for something a little different? Why not get those creative hands working during your lunch break and join the Victoria and Victoria Westminster BIDs for a festive wreath workshop with Jar and Fern? Taking place at Parker Morris Hall in The Abbey Centre on Tuesday 17th December, not only will you have a chance to use the finest seasonal foliage sourced from New Covent Garden flower market, but you will also learn about the interesting history of festive wreath making. Click here to register your interest and book a place.
Parker Morris Hall, The Abbey Centre, 34 Great Smith Street, SW1P 3BU
6. Best for free bubbles: Vagabond
From 25th November until the end of the year, Privilege Card holders can receive a complimentary glass of prosecco per guest when booking the Christmas set menu at Vagabond. Created as a wine shop and bar for those who like wine but don’t know a lot about it, Vagabond has 100 wines to try from all over the world – either by the sample or the glass. To redeem this offer, quote ‘Victoria Privilege card’ when booking and show your card on the day of the event. To make a booking, please call 0207 630 7693.
Vagabond, Unit 17, 77 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W 0AJ
7. Best for festive weekend lunch: Lorne restaurant
Throughout December, Lorne restaurant will be offering a complimentary festive cocktail alongside the normal 10% off food for Victoria Privilege Card holders who book on Saturday and Sunday lunch. Served in relaxed surroundings, Lorne offers inventive yet unfussy modern British and European dishes. To make a booking and receive the complimentary cocktail, call 0203 327 0210 and quote ‘Victoria Privilege card’. Click here for more information.
Lorne Restaurant, 76 Wilton Road, SW1V 1DE
8. Best for dining under £30: Bill’s
Perfect for a relaxed catch-up with friends, visit Bill’s Victoria in Cardinal Place and dine in for three courses for just £29.95 including a drink on arrival. Running from 19th November until 30th December, be sure not to miss out! Visit Bill’s website to view the menu and book your table.
Cardinal Place, 6 Cathedral Walk, Westminster, SW1E 5JL
9. Best for those who are bored of turkey: Quilon
Quilon specialises in south-west coastal Indian cuisine with a menu that embodies a unique blend of ethnic and progressive dishes. Quilon are offering Privilege card holders an exclusive three course Christmas menu for just £40pp. Take a look here.
Quilon, 41 Buckingham Gate, Westminster, London SW1E 6AF