London’s West End is renowned as a hub of events and entertainment, meaning it really comes to life during the festive season. This makes it the perfect location to hold a Christmas party, with these 5 venues all great options.
The interior at The Ninth has a warm and atmospheric feel, which lends itself perfectly to a Christmas celebration. This multi-purpose event space can be found on Charlotte Street in Fitzrovia and has a somewhat intimate capacity of 60, which allows you to keep things more low key and personal. There are beautiful wine cabinet displays and the seating can be arranged to suit your event’s style and needs. Tottenham Court Road and Goodge Street stations can both be reached in around 5 minutes on foot, so it’s also a breeze to get to and from.
Belgraves is a business hotel, immediately letting you know that you can expect high quality service and a real sense of professionalism, perfect for a sophisticated festive celebration. It is conveniently located, being just 8 minutes from Knightsbridge and 10 minutes from Sloane Square tube stations, meaning guests can easily travel from across London. For those who need to come from a little further afield, Victoria train station is also close by, at just a 13 minute walk. As for the interior of the building itself, it has a 180 person maximum capacity and a modern, stylish finish throughout.
Mode has a sumptuous and immersive quality that rivals the very best. Its unique theme of ‘Future Vintage’ means they have really pushed the boundaries with regards to the décor, with the main inspiration coming from the industrial revolution and the rich cultural history of Notting Hill. Also well versed in hosting live performers, Mode is more than capable of accommodating any music and entertainment needs you may have for your party, while the several nearby tube stations, including Westbourne Park and Ladbroke Grove, are sure to come in handy.
Specialising in evening events, The Chelsea Gardener is available for hire 7 days a week. Filled to the brim with all sorts of colourful plants and ornaments, it is a beautiful, classy venue with a whole range of uses and several different spaces, including the heated main showroom, the impressive orangery and both covered and uncovered outdoor areas, should you prefer to get out into the fresh air. With a maximum capacity of 400, it lends itself to larger gatherings that you still want to have an air of calm and easy-going fun, brought on no doubt by the tranquil surroundings.
The various interlocking areas spread across the 3 floors of Saatchi add up to a generous total floor space of 70,000 square feet. Each of the galleries is spacious, with high ceilings, beautiful wooden floors and Barasol lighting which cleverly mimics natural light, making the rooms feel spacious and airy. The deliberately minimalistic approach not only keeps things feeling contemporary but allows you to tailor-make your event, kitting out the spaces as you deem fit for your party. As for getting there, Victoria Station is less than 20 minutes away, whilst Sloane Square tube station can be reached in just 4 minutes.