Your guide to Christmas Parties in Bankside

If you’re responsible for planning this year’s Christmas party, Venues Bankside is here to make the search for a perfect venue a little bit easier.

With over 20 venues offering Christmas party packages in Bankside, we’re able to accommodate anything from intimate festive dinners to Champagne receptions for 200 people or more.

Simply take a look at our Christmas Party Venues list, enter your number of guests to refine your search and click on each venue to find out more. You can then send your enquiry directly to the venue using our free enquiry tool. Send the same enquiry to multiple venues by selecting the feather icon for each venue in your filtered list.

Festive private dining for smaller groups…

Whether you’re looking for a traditional Christmas meal or something completely different, host a seated dinner at these firm-favourites in Bankside.

Sign your guests up to the ‘Olive Grove’ experience at Gordon Ramsay’s urban Italian ristorante, Union Street Café. Their downstairs immersive bar is now taking December bookings where guests can drink and dine under a canopy of olive trees and vines. For groups of 8+, enjoy a festive three course seated dinner from £45pp or for a more casual affair, you can opt for a standing reception with canapés from £17pp. Find out more at

Top independent eatery, The Table Café will once again fill their outdoor terrace with a winter-wonderland, festive-filled marquee with room for up to 100 guests. Dance the night away with their resident DJ or make yourself at home in their warm and cosy lounge. The Christmas menu starts at £32pp. Find out more at

With seven different festive dining packages, The Refinery Bankside team are pros when it comes to putting on the perfect Christmas events. If a classic turkey dinner with all the trimmings isn’t for you, vegans will be delighted to know about their brand new vegan menu starting from £32pp. Take a look at all their seasonal menus at

If you’re after stunning views overlooking Borough Market, Arthur Hooper’s first floor Fruit & Veg private dining room is an exceptional space for special occasions. For unique experiences, the team can even arrange private wine tastings and the venue has several catering packages available subject to your event needs.

Hixter Bankside’s CNB dining room is a bright space bathed in natural daylight enveloped by Luke Embden’s pop-art mural. Downstairs, Mark’s Bar is a hidden gem featuring an impressive sunken bar with cinema-style bar seating and Mark’s signature billiards table. Like its sister bar in Soho, the understated luxury of Mark’s Bar Bankside offers the perfect setting for festive drinks parties or feasting.

Themed Christmas Parties for 100 people or more…

Looking for a slightly ‘alternative’ offering this December? Swan, Shakespeare’s Globe are offering a sumptuous night of Rock ‘n’ Rococo decadence, featuring Enlightenment glamour with a witty edge. Find out more about their Let Them Eat Cake packages here.

The team behind Bankside’s much-loved foodie hub, Flat Iron Square have recently renovated a former factory just off Southwark Street. This December, the venue will play host to a pop-up party event space full of intrigue and Christmas counterculture. Christmess at the Imaginarium is certainly not one to be missed, find out more here.