What could possibly make Christmas dinner better? Not having to do the cooking or the washing up, of course! The season is all about indulgence after all, so why not go the whole hog and throw a festive soiree where good food is guaranteed. If that sounds like a welcome notion, any one of the following venues would be an ideal place in which to hold just such an occasion.
Roast is a British restaurant and multi-purpose event space in the popular and vibrant Borough Market, just 2 minutes from London Bridge tube stop. Great views are on offer no matter where you look, be it the busy open kitchen, the bustling market below or the stunning St Paul’s Cathedral beyond. Catering to events right throughout the day, 7-days-a-week – from breakfast, through lunch, to dinner – there is also a stylish bar, ideal for drinks receptions.
The London Capital Club boasts 6 elegantly appointed function rooms, which range in capacity from anywhere between 4 and 140 people. Each of them has a feeling of tradition with regards to the features and décor, and when better to embrace a bit of tradition that at Christmas time? There is a range of menus and booking options to choose from, including all-inclusive day delegate rates for members and non-members alike. A hidden gem in the heart of the City of London, it lies just a couple of minutes from Cannon Street station.
Artist Residence is a stunning one-of-a-kind event space that is perfectly suited to those in search of somewhere that is both intimate in size and feel, and brimming with character and charm. Enjoy a lavish dinner for up to 24 people or a relaxing drinks reception for 35, before lounging in the armchairs by the fire or heading through to the private bar. A surround-sound music system and a wealth of quirky touches complete this fun space, which is just 7 minutes from Victoria station.
Tucked beneath the railway arches of Bethnal Green, Sager & Wilde is rich in atmosphere courtesy of moody lighting and the distinctive curved ceiling, resulting in an immersive quality that lends itself perfectly to the festive season. This unique restaurant features a Terrace and a Private Dining Room in addition to the main dining space, giving you options with regards to scale and layout. Found on Paradise Row, within stumbling distance of Bethnal Green tube stop, you shouldn’t have any problems getting here from across the city.