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Christmas Party Ideas for London's Iconic Venues

Hire one of our spectacular London venues for your festive celebration and create a completely bespoke Christmas party your guests will remember.

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SEA LIFE London Aquarium Christmas Parties – A Unique Experience

Create a magical and utterly unforgettable office Christmas party in London by booking one of London’s most popular attractions – the SEA LIFE London Aquarium – as a unique venue for your event.

SEA LIFE London Aquarium provides guests with an unforgettable, immersive experience, incredible photo opportunities, and guaranteed entertainment, which will ensure your guests have the fantastic Christmas party they deserve.

The space itself, nestled in the heart of the aquarium, can cater up to 400 guests at £99pp+VAT, providing a one-of-a-kind dinner, drinks, and dance venue including a sparkling reception, the famous glass floor shark walk, along with the option of professional divers in the shark tanks to communicate with guests. We are also proud of our charitable initiatives which will see a donation to Merlin’s Magic Wand for every guest booked, along with ensuring that only sustainably caught and farmed food is served throughout your experience with us.

Our integrated lighting and music systems will let us seamlessly move you from a wonderful under-the-sea dining experience into late night dancing and drinking with our Disco and DJ package for £750. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to have a SEA LIFE London Aquarium Christmas party that your guests will be talking about for years to come!

table set up for Christmas at SEALife London

Christmas at SEA Life London

Add a Dash of Celebrity to Your Office Christmas Party with Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds is one of London’s most recognisable attractions and it can be your exclusive Christmas party venue this year for as little as £92pp+VAT. We bring Hollywood glitz and glamour to your party with a flexible space can cater for up to 400 guests, including use of our celebrity waxworks, a red carpet reception, and our bespoke festive menus offering options including canapés, bowl food, street food and seated dining.

Our amazing team of event managers, one of whom will be dedicated to catering to your experience, will look after every element of your event from the catering to the entertainment and AV, allowing you to enjoy the planning and the night itself knowing you are in safe hands. A Madame Tussauds Christmas party is one that will not only give you peace of mind while planning, but also help provide your guests with memories that will last a lifetime.

Christmas Dinner at Madame Tussauds

Christmas Dinner at Madame Tussauds

The Perfect Southbank Christmas Party Venue

Located on London’s Southbank, a stone’s throw from the gorgeous Christmas market, the Riverside Rooms are available for either lunch or dinner over the Christmas period. These Grade II Listed spaces, with stunning, sweeping views of the Thames, Houses of Parliament, and London Eye lend themselves perfectly to a seated lunch, dinner, or standing reception and party. The flexible space offers an area for dining, an area for partying, or enjoying both elements across the whole venue for up to 350 guests.

With prices starting from as little as £80pp+VAT, and with optional extras including a private champagne reception on the London Eye, or carol singers to kick your meal off with some Christmas joy, the Riverside Rooms offer a bespoke Christmas experience in a private venue that will be perfect for your office Christmas party. If you’re looking for Christmas party venues in the Southbank area then give us a call now because we’re certain you’ve found the right place.

Christmas Decorations set up in the Riverside Rooms overlooking the Thames

Riverside Rooms Christmas party venue overlooking the Thames and London Eye

Immersive and Off-The-Wall London Dungeon Christmas Parties

For a more intimate celebration, why not consider a taste of traditional Dickensian London, hiring The Tavern at The London Dungeon, for an old fashioned knees up for up to 120 guests. The enthusiastic members of The London Dungeon team will provide you with an interactive tour of the area with live actors ready to give both interesting explanations, and frightful scares. One of only two venues to automatically include a resident DJ, The Tavern at The London Dungeon offers the complete drinks, dining, and dancing package for as little as £120pp+VAT in a gorgeous 18th century setting. As an optional extra, we can even open the Drop Dead ride for the more adventurous of your guests (not for the faint of heart).

So if you’re looking for an unusual venue which hearkens back to the Christmas’ of London past, one that provides an informative and interesting evening of shocks and scares, that will stand out for years to come as a Christmas party to remember, then look no further than a London Dungeon Christmas party!

Christmas party guests served by an in-character bar tender.

Experience full immersion with in-character actors for your Christmas party at the London Dungeons

Shrek’s Adventure! Christmas Grotto and Office Parties

Alternatively, Shreks Adventure! London will make guests feel like big kids again this Christmas, as they head on a DreamWorks tour to the land of Far Far Away, before partying and dancing the night away in one of Londons most unique event spaces. Lean more green than red this Christmas by taking your guests into the Shrek’s Adventure! Christmas grotto to bring to life not only Shrek but the whole cast of creatures from across the films of legendary animation studios DreamWorks. Hire the venue for an exclusive evening experience, complete with live costumed actors and a resident DJ, from as little as £120pp+VAT.

Shrek's Adventure Black Tie Party

Bring childlike joy to your guests this Christmas with a trip to the Shrek’s Adventure Christmas grotto


If you’re looking to make your 2024 Christmas Party the best one yet, contact our magical team of event planning elves and we’ll get started on creating a magical Merlin Venues Christmas experience. We sell out every year so we recommend booking your preferred Christmas date as soon as possible.



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