Christmas feasting in Bankside

  • Date Tuesday, 10 October 2023

Fancy something different this Christmas? Then stick to Bankside! There are so many great places to choose from.

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Emma Charter

Whether you’re looking for an extravagant party night or want to hire a venue for something a little more intimate, we can help! Bankside is the place to party this Christmas and here are just a few of our favourites. Head to our VenuesBankside website for our full list of what’s on this Christmas.

Bankside Hotel
Size is not an issue here, large or small, it doesn’t matter. 20 – 200 people can take up their festive residence in one of the hotel’s event spaces, each bursting with personality, Bankside doesn’t do bland, but it does do blank. The White Box is an empty canvas that you can put your own stamp/style on. You also get to decide how you celebrate. Want to sit down, then pull up a chair and enjoy a menu that includes a welcome cocktail and a 3-course menu that mixes up the traditional and the modern. Just want to party, then pick the informal drinks canapés and bowl food packages. Discover the menu >>

Bread Street Kitchen
With exclusive hire and group dining available at the bustling city central Bread Street Kitchen, they’ll help host your unforgettable Christmas and festive parties. Whether you’re looking for an office drinks reception or a more intimate Christmas dinner party with friends or family, Bread Street Kitchen will provide your guests with lively celebrations at the quirky urban bar and for the full festive experience, the stylish venue is available for exclusive hire for up to 600 guests standing. Discover the menu >>

Glazier’s Hall
Set on the banks of the Thames with sensational views of the City and some of London’s finest landmarks, Glaziers Hall is nestled on Montague Close opposite the stunning Southwark Cathedral. Traditional Christmas theming turns this newly refurbished space into a warm, intimate yuletide setting. Discover the menu >>

Hilton London Bankside
Join the Hilton this festive season for seasonal lunches, Christmas party nights, and more. They offer venues to suit every guest list, bespoke menus and drinks packages, and detailed finishing touches. Discover the menu >>

Novotel London Blackfriars
However you choose to celebrate the festive season you can bring all your favourite people together at the Novotel. You can even make your Christmas extra special in one of the private function rooms. Enjoy an intimate sit-down dinner, then get back on your feet to dance the night away. Check out the brochure >>

There are two festive group set menus available, ideal for a group gathering offering all the trimmings. They also have an early bird offer available. So, what are you waiting for? Email the team to learn more and book now! Check out the menu >>

SAMA Bankside
Looking for that perfect place to have your Christmas Lunch or dinner? Their delicious festive menu includes Roast Turkey with all the trimmings, succulent Confit Duck leg with red cabbage and roasted sweet potato, or our fiery Jamaican Salmon with spicy mango salsa. Discover the menu>>

Sea Containers
Cosy up with us and enjoy a festive season like no other at Sea Containers London. Enjoy seasonal feasts in our riverview restaurant, festive frolics up on our 12th Knot winter rooftop and illuminated walks along London’s iconic River Thames. Discover the menu >>

The Distillery
Festive Drinks Packages available! Eat, Drink and Be Merry
EAT £18 per person
Pigs in blankets, Smoked haddock croquettes with aïoli & smoked paprika, Provencal vegetable, pesto & mozzarella sliders and Mince Pies
Free-flowing festive cocktail pitchers for 1 hour £25 per person or 2 hours £39 per person
Select two cocktails from a choice of three options
Add the Evaporation Package for a supplement of just £14 per person
Includes free-flowing bubbles, house wine, beer and soft drinks
Download the menu>>

The Real Greek
Enjoy The Real Greek Christmas Menu – four dishes £20.00pp or £25.00pp with a glass of prosecco! The menu, designed by Michelin Star Greek Chef, Nikos Karathanos, offers a selection Christmas special. It includes dishes such as Loukaniko Stew with Vegetables – beef and pork Greek sausage stew with colourful peppers in our signature tomato Giahni sauce; Lamb Kokkinisto – marinated lamb, cooked in a rich tomato sauce, served on a bed of smoky aubergine and bechamel purée; Cauliflower Steak – roasted cauliflower with chickpeas and roasted red peppers served on a bed of creamy vegan yoghurt; Vegan Chicken Monastiraki – Planted’s pea-based chicken pieces, marinated with Greek herbs, served on a bed of vegan Tzatziki, onion, tomatoes and more. Available from 20th November until 26th December 2023. Discover the menu > >

The Refinery
What’s Christmas without a little sparkle? Bring on the holiday cheers’ing & warm fuzzy feelings this festive season at The Refinery. Whether you’re looking for a set menu to outdo all set menus or are getting together with a larger group & want to have some tasty bites & bowls to graze on whilst you swap stories & Secret Santa gifts, their menus have something for everyone. Discover the set menu >>
Discover the private hire menu >>

The Lord Clyde
Christmas at The Lord Clyde is not something to miss! They’ll be whipping up a feast fit for Santa himself. They’ve got all the festive classics you’d expect on your Christmas table plus a few new dishes too! And don’t even get us started on the desserts – they’re pure bliss! Discover the menu >>