The Best Pubs for Christmas Parties

Large room at The Old Brewery with brewing equipment in


Find the best pubs for Christmas parties

Cosy and casual, a London pub could be the Christmas party venue you’ve been searching for. Continue reading for our selection of the best pubs for Christmas parties in London.


1. The Mess Room, The Old Brewery

Very large and bright room at The Old Brewery

Once a working brewery and now a vast bar, The Old Brewery is definitely one of the best pubs for Christmas parties.

Set just moments from Cutty Sark in Greenwich and within the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College, the grand location will impress your Guests from the off.

The industrial architecture combined with carefully curated furnishings makes for a unique setting.

Easily accessible via the DLR from Canary Wharf, The Old Brewery is a perfect option for corporate companies based just across the river.

2. Boulogne Bar, Bull and Gate

Room at the Bull and Gate pub with a lit fire

Nestled in leafy surroundings next to Hampstead Heath, this pub is an inviting venue for a work Christmas party.

Plush sofas and roaring fires create the idyllic Christmas atmosphere, while the dark wooden bar and array of portraits suggest a venue crafted with care.

The Boulogne Bar can be hired for private dining and seat up to 35 Guests for a lively evening, featuring music from the baby grand piano that takes pride of place  in this Space.

3.  The Snug & The Eyrie, The Spread Eagle 

The outside of The Spread Eagle pub

Next on our list is another North London pub. The Spread Eagle is ideally located in London’s iconic Camden Town and a wonderful Christmas drinks venue.

This traditional Young’s pub comes with quirky decor. With neon signs and tropical wallpaper giving this Space a lively, unique twist.

The pub’s private dining Space can host 22 Guests seated, and up to 40 for a drinks reception. Indulge your Guests and make it a festive occasion and book the mulled wine reception. They can even organise Secret Santa for you! Provide the team at The Spread Eagle with the spending limit, and they’ll arrange and wrap everything for your arrival.

4. The Naturalist 

Large room in the day light at The Naturalist bar

On the banks of the Woodberry Reservoir in Manor House sits The Naturalist. A hidden gem, this new build is a modern option when looking for a Christmas drinks venue.

Flooded with natural light from the floor to ceiling windows, The Naturalist is a bright, spacious venue for your office Christmas do.

40 Guests can enjoy a seated private dining experience, where The Naturalise offer special  seasonal menus and festive bubbles reception.

5. River Room, The Waterside 

Table on the balcony of The Waterside with views across the river Thames

Not just one of the best pubs for Christmas parties, The Waterside has one of the best views in London. Looking out from the north bank of the Thames, your Guests can take in the view from The River Room.

The versatile Space can hold up to 120 Guests for a drinks reception or 85 for private dining. Hosting a more intimate occasion? The split Space is suitable for 40 or 60 Guests.

Located moments from Imperial Wharf station, this venue should be top of your list for pub venue hire in West London.

6. The Mess, The Guard House 

Room with bar at The Guard House pub

Once a disused army barracks, The Guard House has transformed into one of Woolwich’s finest pubs for private dining.

This chic and cosy pub is a flexible venue that can be tailored to suit groups between 30 and 60, so whatever the size of your 2018 Christmas party, The Guard House is a top venue hire in London.

Warm lighting, wooden interiors and leather seating creates an indulgent, yet comfortable setting for your team to celebrate in. So when searching for a cosy Christmas drinks venue, look no further.

7. Alexander Pope

Room at the Alexander Pope flooded with natural light

Walking distance from Twickenham village and close to Strawberry Hill station is the Alexander Pope.

Flooded with natural light and quirky fittings, this modern pub is ideal for an office Christmas party. Create a banquet dining experience with a long table or host a standing reception allowing everyone to mingle.

Suitable for up to 60 Guests the Alexander Pope is one of the more modern options from the Young’s pub family.

8. The Spring Grove 

The Kitchen room at The Spring Grove

Close to the banks of the Thames, The Spring Grove is a modern Space dressed with traditional pub charm.

Versatile seating arrangements mean you could host a Christmas party of up to 50 Guests seated or 100 standing. The large skylight floods the venue with  plenty of natural light, ideal for the short winter days.

The friendly and helpful staff of The Spring Grove will work to make your event perfect for your specific party needs.

9. The Bull 

The Snug at The Bull

Searching for a Christmas party venue in West London? The Bull is ideally located in the heart of Westfield shopping centre on the Southern Terrace, an easy walk from Shepherd’s Bush station.

The wood and leather interiors, together with plenty of warm lighting create a relaxing atmosphere to celebrate within.

Suitable for private dining of up to 60 Guests, The Bull could just be one of the best pubs for Christmas parties. 


For Christmas parties small or large the humble London pub is not to be over looked when searching for a Christmas party venue.

If you want to enquire about any of the Spaces listed all you need to do is click on the ‘Enquire Now’ button on the listing page and fill out your event details.

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