Christmas Parties for: 10 to 50 guests

The Boundary – Minimum Spend applies depending on date/number of people.

A stunning restaurant (Ex converted Victorian Warehouse) with flexible dining space – private dining rooms and rooftop which includes a weatherproof pergola allowing the bar and dining area to remain open every day and all year – whatever the weather.

Capacity 

  • Private dining: 8 to 400 people. (Max of 18 people can be seated at a single table)
  • Semi Private: 60 people in the main restaurant.
  • Rooftop: 24 people for a seated dinner or 35 people standing for a drinks reception.

WE LOVE: The year round weatherproof Rooftop – Perfect for groups of 24 for seated dinners or 35 for standing drinks parties, subject to a minimum spend and T&C’s.

German Gymnasium – Get In Fast! Minimum Spend applies depending on date/number of people.

Arriving this autumn in King’s Cross, the German Gymnasium is D&D London’s exciting new venture. The historic grade II listed building will house a restaurant, grand café, two bars and a terrace serving the best of Mittel-European food from dawn ‘til dusk.

Capacity

  • Private dining: Up to 16 people. Set on the mezzanine level. For Drinks Receptions VIP Lounge for up to 54 people or VIP Bar for 12 people.
  • Exclusive Hire seated dinner up to 115 for a seated dinner.

Quaglino’s – Menu’s start from £45, Champagne from £54 per bottle.

An iconic restaurant hidden within historic and stylish Mayfair, St James’s, synonymous with style and glamour.

Capacity

  • Private dining: Up to 36 people. Set on the mezzanine level, the larger Prince of Wales Room (36 seated / 60 standing) and the more intimate Giovanni Room (14 seated / 20 standing) overlook the theatre of the main restaurant below, yet also offer total seclusion
  • Exclusive Hire seated dinner up to 280 people / Dinner Dance up to 220 and standing drinks reception for up to 500 people.

Private Dining / Exclusive Venues

If you​r group would prefer a more intimate dinner at one of London’s top restaurants or hotels we’d be ​delighted to explore these options to fit your requirements. Whether its exclusive hire of a ​D&D or ​Gordon Ramsay Restaurant or ​a ​Private Dining ​experience in a ​Historical wine cellar for 12…Get in touch with your event requirements as we have an array of ideas and options to inspire your creativity…….we can advise availability and prices straight away! PLUS Hold Space for you!

Quarterly Prize Draw

For all enquiries, the booker will be entered automatically into our quarterly prize draw with a chance to win an overnight stay for 2 people at a luxury 5 star hotel including breakfast!

Don’t forget about the Inspirational Venues Reward Programme.

Christmas Parties for: 50 to 150 guests

Home House – Winter Marquee Hire £1000 + VAT. Menus from £85 inc VAT Excl Service. Champagne from £59 per bottle

A truly unique experience in the concept of Private Member’s clubs, luxury, service, a magical mix of 18th century splendour & 21st century avant-garde. The Winter Marquee is a stunning, heated marquee in their garden. It has beautiful floor to ceiling windows and a dispense bar.

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Capacity

  • 60 seated dinner / 70 standing reception

Kensington Roof Gardens – Packages start from £165 inc VAT

The Roof Gardens in Kensington has long been one of London’s most spectacular and extraordinary landmarks. Originally designed as an escape from London rather than a pedestal above it, The Roof Gardens comprises of three themed gardens spanning across 1.5 acres, a private members Club and Babylon Restaurant all 100ft above Kensington.

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Package includes: Champagne on arrival, 3 course seated set dinner or a buffet menu, 5 hour unlimited beverage package of specially, selected red and white wine, beer, soft drinks,
and filtered water, A DJ for up to 4 hours to deck the halls!, Christmas theming, crackers and novelties. Event security and staffed cloakroom, Venue hire from 7pm – 1am (bar to close at 12.30am), Unlimited house spirit with mixer upgrade – £18.50 per person. Minimum numbers apply

Steam & Rye – Packages from £50 – £110 per person

Steam and Rye is a unique dining, bar, live music and dancing experience with a classic Americana theme. Inspired by 1940s United States where the grand living of the Great Gatsby met the glamour of the Golden Age of Hollywood.

This venue has 4 areas available to hire for events:

  • The Grand Hall can seat 150 for a private dinner or 300 for a reception.
  • The Clock Room can seat 35 for a private dinner or 50 standing reception.
  • Cargo Hold can seat 45 for a private dinner or 75 standing reception.
  • First Class can accommodate 80 for a standing reception.

Plateau, Canary Wharf – Minimum Spend applies depending on date/number of people.

Plateau and its Bar & Grill are flanked by two terraces, providing a calm oasis away from the
bustle of Canary Wharf below.

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The beautifully-designed interior vies for attention with the views across the glass towers, whilst attentive service and some very accomplished French cooking make for a memorable experience.

Capacity

  • Whole Venue: 250 people Seated / 150 people Seated dinner with dance floor.
  • 600 people Standing reception only.
  • Fine Dining: 150 people Seated / 130 people Seated dinner with dance floor.

Walkways @ Tower Bridge – Minimum Spend applies depending on date/number of people.

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Spanning the North and South Towers, the award-winning high-level Walkways offer breathtaking panoramic views of London, from 42 metres above the River Thames

Guests are treated to the spectacular view of the Shard, the Tower of London, St. Paul’s Cathedral and the City from the West Walkway, and the Docklands, Canary Wharf and Greenwich from the East Walkway.

The venue’s newest “wow” feature: the glass floor also enables guests to enjoy London life beneath their feet from a unique viewpoint.

Capacity

  • Walkway One: Reception – 150 guests | Dinner – 70 guests.
  • Walkway One & Two: Reception – 250 guests | Dinner – 120 guests.
  • Timings: October – March 18:30 – 22:30.

Quarterly Prize Draw

For all enquiries, the booker will be entered automatically into our quarterly prize draw with a chance to win an overnight stay for 2 people at a luxury 5 star hotel including breakfast!

Don’t forget about the Inspirational Venues Reward Programme.

Christmas Parties for: 150 – 500 guests

Cirque le Soir – Packages from £100 + VAT

Cirque le Soir presents to you their unique Christmas theme of “Coming home for Christmas” with an all-encompassing venue fit out, immersive installations and everyone in a Christmas Character from amazing performers to waiters.

To enhance your night we can offer bowl food, canapés, dessert stations and a whole host of other catering options – not to mention our mouth-watering festive cocktails to get the party started.

In terms of entertainment: from clowns, mimes, contortionists, ringmasters, fire girls, showgirls, burlesque acts, character or drag acts, giants or dwarves and so much more, all in a Christmas theme!

Capacity

  • 250-500 guests

Banking Hall – Packages from £125+VAT

Don’t miss out on hosting your festive celebration at The Banking Hall this year. Believe it or not they only have a few keys dates left. Celebrate in the City’s most exclusive venue, surrounded by Art Deco charm and Great Gatsby glamour.

Packages start from £65 + VAT per person and include exclusive hire, bowl foods, unlimited beer, wine & softs package, DJ & dancefloor.

Capacity

  • 150-500 guests

Under the Bridge – Packages from £65 + VAT

Make it a Christmas to remember when you book your Christmas party at Under The Bridge. This stunning venue provides the perfect location when you’re really looking to make an impression. We will help you to create the perfect bespoke Christmas party, and with state-of-the-art audio and lighting equipment, a capacity of up to 550, two bars and fine-dining available, we can cater to any request.

Packages start from £65 + VAT per person and include exclusive hire, bowl foods, unlimited beer, wine & softs package, DJ & dancefloor.

Capacity

  • 150-550 guests

Floridita – Packages from £100 inc VAT

Floridita is the ideal, central location for any private event or group booking. Its unique décor, Latin American vibe and flexible layout.

Group bookings can be seated in the buzz of the main restaurant or using their semi-private rooms. Menus can be tailored to the requirements of your event, with bespoke themes, signature colours or personalised cocktails, whilst we also offer a variety of entertainment options.

Floridita has a late license and remains open until 2am on Tuesday and Wednesday and 3am on Thursday-Saturday so there is no need to cut your celebration short!

Capacity

  • Group bookings in the main restaurant
  • Hire Exclusively for 360 guests for a seated dinner and 412 guests for a cocktail reception

8 Northumberland – Packages from £110 + VAT

Think Gatsby-inspired glamour and decadence for A Vintage Affair in the Ballroom, and traditional, snow-covered Christmas Market loveliness for A Winter’s Avenue in the Old Billiard Room and Annex.

Spectacular sit-down Christmas dinners and lunches
For between 100 and 250 guests, choose either A Vintage Affair in the Ballroom or the A Winter’s Avenue themed Old Billiard Room & Annex. Parties of between 250 and 480 guests can – lucky people! – enjoy the best of both our beautifully themed worlds.

Packages include:

  • Exclusive venue hire
  • Sparkling wine and winter cocktail reception on arrival
  • Three-course seated meal followed by coffee and petit fours
  • All inclusive house wine, beer and soft drinks for the duration
  • Full theming, lighting and production
  • DJ and Disco
  • Fabulous table settings / Event security / Fully staffed cloakroom / Pre-event menu tasting

Seated lunch from £95pp. Seated dinner £110pp both with unlimited drinks plus VAT

Capacity

  • 100-250 people

Cafe De Paris – Minimum Spend depending on date and number of people

Café de Paris first opened in London’s West End in 1924. Ninety years on, and this now world-famous venue is still widely accepted as being the best cabaret venue in the city. Playing host to the very best performers of circus, burlesque, music, magic, cabaret and jazz acts, Café de Paris never fails to provide guests with a night to remember.

With dining available in the Titanic Ballroom, and drinks served on the mezzanine, there is no excuse not to spend an evening at Café de Paris.

Capacity

  • 220 Dinner Dance | 715 people Drinks Reception

Sushi Samba

Located on the 38th and 39th floors at 110 Bishopsgate, SUSHISAMBA delivers a unique blend of Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian cuisine, culture, music and striking design to the City of London.
The location features the highest outdoor dining terraces in Europe, offering unparalleled, 360 degree views of the City. Two panoramic glass elevators whisk patrons from the ground to the 39th floor, opening up London from inside-out as the lifts climb further and further upwards.

Capacity

  • Lounge 39th Floor. Exclusive Use up to 160 people plus East Side Terrace for your drinks reception!
  • Private dining for 40 people (all one 1 table!)

Mondrian – Sea Containers – Rumpus Room. £160pp min spend based on 250 guests

Boasting some of the finest views of London, Rumpus Room is a magical glittering glass box perched atop Mondrian. Specialising in bubbly, with an extensive list of the world’s best champagnes as well as classic and specialty cocktails, the space is ideal for receptions and Christmas parties.

Outside terrace space is also available. With a dynamic urban vibe as the place to meet, mingle and watch the scene, Rumpus Room comes alive as the sun goes down, featuring DJs and live entertainment.

Capacity

  • Standing Drinks Reception 250 people.

Quarterly Prize Draw

For all enquiries, the booker will be entered automatically into our quarterly prize draw with a chance to win an overnight stay for 2 people at a luxury 5 star hotel including breakfast!

Don’t forget about the Inspirational Venues Reward Programme.

December Newsletter

Dirty Martini St Paul’s Opened November

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Dirty Martini St Paul’s opened its doors 20th November, bringing their famous happy hour, top London DJs and fabulous bespoke cocktails.

Capacities 
Exclusive venue hire for up to 400 people, smaller booths available and reserved areas. Private area with own bar for up to 50 people.

LAST MINUTE CHRISTMAS BOOKINGS!
If you want to shake it up at Dirty Martini St Paul’s this Christmas, we have some amazing rates or exclusive or booth bookings. Contact us for more details – we’d be delighted to arrange!

 

 

 


Heddon Street Opened November

BrandESituated in Regent Street’s Food Quarter, Heddon Street Kitchen is housed over two floors with a contemporary interior and a relaxed, modern European menu by head chef Maria Tampakis. From brisk brunches through to lunch, dinners and after work cocktails, plus a private dining room with full multimedia facilities.

Capacities

Chefs Table 12 guests and a floor that can be exclusively hired for up to 70 guests.

 

 

 

 

 


Ivy Market Grill opened Nov 2014

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Caprice Holdings is expanding with the opening of The Ivy Market Grill in Covent Garden before Christmas. On the menu, expect to find versions of some of the more famous Ivy dishes.

Inside, the two floored venue will feature a grill restaurant, bar, café and a dining terrace with room for 40. Open all day it’ll serve up everything from weekend brunch to afternoon tea.

 

 

 

 

 

 


The Exhibitionist – A Luxury Boutique Art & Design Hotel – Opened November

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Located in the heart of South Kensington and situated within beautifully restored eighteenth century townhouses. Features 37 rooms and suites, two luxurious meeting and event spaces to hold between 12 – 30 people.

The 75sq m Penthouse suite with Terrace boasts impressive views of London and a small garden housing an outdoor cinema. The Penthouse Terrace reflects tranquillity and peace and offers flexible space options for small events such as cocktail functions and private meetings for up to 20-30 people.

The elegantly decorated 26sqm Garden Room, located on the ground floor of The Exhibitionist Hotel, enjoys natural daylight and can accommodate 12-15 people in a boardroom or private dining configuration or up to 20 persons for a standing cocktail function.


ME Hotel London, Rooftop Bar now open for Breakfast Meetings!

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We popped into the ME London Hotel recently and were delighted to hear that the Roof Top is now open for breakfast meetings! They can accommodate up to 80 people with a screen with a breakfast buffet set up on other side of the space (just as you walk in).

Contact us for detail and amazing rates!

 

 

 


Village Urban Resorts Edinburgh – Opens January 2015

KnickerbockerWith fantastic facilities and great service, the Events HUB is a dedicated meetings and conference facility that ensures it gives guests more. State-of-the-art fully air-conditioned meeting rooms with plasmas & projector screens. Capacity up to 200 people!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


PARIS – Hilton Paris opens January 2015

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Hilton Paris Opera will debut in January 2015 following the completion of an extensive $50 million restoration and enhancement program. Formerly known as the Concorde Paris Opera, the 268-room Hilton Paris Opera will offer travellers a modern blend of history and glamour, with sleek styling in celebration of the 125-year legacy of this classic Parisian hotel.

DINING AND MEETING SPACES
Le Grand Salon is the perfect hotspot for both informal business meetings, light meals and evening cocktails.

Meeting & Event Space

A large function space where all finishes and decoration exude elegance while vintage Baccarat crystal chandeliers light up the room. Six other, newly refurbished meeting rooms are located on the Entresol and Mezzanine Levels, all with top-of-the-line audio-visual technology. The breakfast lounge is also located on this floor, in the opposite wing with spaces that flow and wrap around the corner of the building.

Also as part of the renovation, Hilton Paris Opera has added an Executive Lounge and state-of-the art fitness centre.


MILAN – LaGare Hotel Milano-MGallery Collection, Opening Feb 2015

DolceNear the skyscrapers of Porta Nuova and the high-speed train stations, the LaGare Hotel in Milan is emerging. 141 elegant rooms, a panoramic restaurant with terrace, and approx. 3229 sq. ft. Of meeting rooms with natural light. The ideal base for discovering the city’s tourist destinations, the hotel provides privileged access to the nightlife of the Garibaldi district and is equipped with a modern spa and a roof garden where you can enjoy the view of the skyline

 

 

 

 

 

 


Refurbishment

Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel Cape Town, South

Full refurbishment of the meeting rooms which, on completion (end 2014), will accommodate a maximum of 250 delegates theatre style. The hotel’s west atrium and lobby are also being refurbished. This is the next phase of a complete hotel overhaul following the refurbishment of suites last year. The pool area has also been under refurbishment.

Hot Rates: Contact us for details!


Christmas Parties

January Christmas Parties! We have a range of special offers across London including great rates on overnight stays at some of London’s top hotels!

Follow us – Facebook, Twitter & Linkedin for automatic entry into our Champagne Giveaway 

November’s Champagne Giveaway Winner is Patrick L

November Ideas for Christmas Year-End Functions

Chiltern Firehouse – Marylebone

Chiltern-FirehouseThis unique venue is a stunning accomplishment led by world renowned hotelier André Balazs. He’s a big name in the industry with the super-trendy and ultra-swish Chateau Marmont in Hollywood and The Mercer in New York among his portfolio.

With “chef curator” and Michelin-starred chef Nuno Mendes, this is indeed an exclusive venue which requires much forward planning to secure a reservation. Private dining for up to 12 guests is available.

 


Sketch London – Mayfair

Sketch-LondonSketch is a complex and an exquisitely unique site. Conceived by French master chef Pierre Gagnaire and restaurateur Mazouz, it has attracted unprecedented media reaction for its myriad food, drink and entertainment styles since it opened in December 2002.

With 6 separate venues within the complex, ranging in capacity from 24 to 500 guests, this stunning venue has the exclusive wow factor for this years Christmas party. Whether it be for a private dinner or champagne reception Sketch has some selected dates for the 2014 year end events.


Circus – West End

Circus“Ladies & gentlemen, boys & girls, crazy cats and acrobats – welcome to Circus… Is it a restaurant…? A bar…? A cabaret? YES! A triumphant trio of all three!!”

Circus is an innovative combination of cocktail bar and cabaret restaurant set in vibrant Covent Garden, in London’s West End. For private events this unique venue can accommodate up to 140 guests for a seated dinner and up to 300 guests for a cocktails & canapés reception. The show must go on! Over lunch and dinner their fantastical Circus troupe will be on show to amaze and entertain.


Kettner’s – Soho

Kettner'sGorgeously glamorous, Kettner’s today boasts an all-day Brasserie, Cocktail and Champagne Bar and eight Private Dining Rooms available for hire. The Grade II listed building retains much of the original architecture, creating an intimate, homely feel, whilst a recent refurbishment has lovingly restored the space for a modern audience. Don your finest, (or your favourite old cardigan,) and drink, dine and revel at Kettner’s this year.

 

 


Gordon Ramsays’ MAZE – Grosvenor Square

Gordon-RamsaysA fusion of taste and style, the combination of French and Asian influsence offers a unique tasting experience. Michelin star service and award winning menus with classic cocktail offerings!

From lunch celebrations and group dinners, to the Kitchen Table Experience and private dining – Maze offers a number of chouces to host your Chritmas party including four stunning Private Dining Rooms which can accommodate anything from 8 to 40 guests. With a bit of forward planning you can also hire the venue exclusively for up to 100 guests seated. Prices start from £45 inc VAT for a 3 course dinner (Christmas Themed) based on a minimum of 20 guests.


Home House – Portman Square

Home HouseHome House is London’s most exclusive private members’ club. Occupying a terrace of Georgian townhouses in elegant Portman Square in the heart of London, members and guests enjoy the splendour of 18th Century architecture and the opulence of neo-classical design in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere; it’s a true Home from Home. A few selected dates are still available for both lunches and dinners during the festive period with maximum numbers of up to 80 guests seated.

November Inspirational Christmas Party Options

The task of organizing the company year end / Christmas party can be a daunting and stressful process.There’s always a lot of pressure to deliver the best party ever or at the very least do something better and different to last year.

Here at Inspirational Venues HQ we’ve put our heads together and researched the market so, at a glance, you can get an idea of what’s on offer this year. We’ve listed some great options below that we think are worth considering! Please note; for the larger Christmas parties (200 guests +) we can’t stress enough how important it is to move as quickly as possible to secure your all-important date!

Shared Christmas Party Options

Spectacular at Old Billingsgate

SpectacularChristmas takes on a contemporary twist at Old Billingsgate, where old meets new. The venue’s stunning original features will be enhanced using state-of-the-art technology and slick modern furnishings. Copper hues create a dramatic design which lends itself perfectly to setting the scene for a shared party night.
Available Dates: Thurs 18th & Fri 19th December
Venue Max Capacity: 10 – 1200
Prices from: £115 + VAT per person
Excellent package includes: all entertainment, cocktail reception, 3 course meal and beer wine & soft drinks!

 


 Cirque Shanghai at the Bloomsbury Big Top

Cirque-ShanghaThis Christmas, China Town comes to Bloomsbury for a night of amazing acrobatics, dazzling dragons and oriental wonderment. This is a fantastic event space featuring a light curtain canopy & walls plus fully themed reception, tables & entertainment. Be prepared to be amazed and enthralled as the magic of the circus comes to London!

Available Dates: 11th / 12th or 18th Dec

Venue Max Capacity: 10 – 700 guests

Prices from: £122.50 + VAT per person

(this includes an unlimited drinks package)


Winter Soirée at The Pavilion at the Tower of London

Winter-SoiréeThe Pavilion at the Tower of London makes a dramatic first impression. This year’s theme is a nod to popular period dramas, allowing guests to experience aristocratic grandeur in all its glory. An exclusive destination within the North Moat, The Pavilion is ideal for those looking for elegance and luxury.
Available Dates: 11th / 13th or 18th Dec
Venue Max Capacity: 10 – 700 guests
Prices from: £120 + VAT per person
Package includes: all entertainment, cocktail reception, 3 course meal and beer wine & soft drinks!

 


Vegas at The Ballroom, South Bank

VegasSet directly behind the National Theatre and close to Festival Hall on London’s South Bank, The Ballroom is a dazzling temporary event structure designed specifically for large scale events. This year we see all the glitz & glamour of Vegas brought to the South Bank in an entertainment extravaganza from a city “where everyone loves to party”
Available Dates: 12th or 18th Dec
Venue Max Capacity: 10 – 1000 guests
Prices from: £115 + VAT per person
Package includes: 3 course dinner, loads of entertainment and an unlimited beer wine & soft drinks package