Wednesday, 20, November 2019
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The ultimate Christmas Party destinations in the capital
Throw a Christmas party you’ll never forget at one of these very special venues
From decadent dinner parties to intimate afternoon teas – The Doyle Collection’s London hotels offer a range of options to suit every type of Christmas party.
A festive feast in the George V hall at The Bloomsbury
Perfect for large-scale banquets, the newly redesigned George V Hall can seat up to 180 guests – a rarity for such a Central London location. With its eccentric décor and vibrant, contemporary design, the hall offers a stylish, modern backdrop for your Christmas party and can be catered for by the brilliant team behind The Bloomsbury’s Dalloway Terrace. After the party, The Bloomsbury has a chic choice of bars to continue the celebrations. Grab a cocktail in The Coral Room, or head downstairs to The Bloomsbury Club Bar for an evening of dark spirits and sultry cocktails, inspired by the legendary literary group The Bloomsbury Set.
Festive food and drink to savour at The Kensington
A Christmas party at The Kensington is guaranteed to be a special one. With warm and welcoming fireplaces, stunning decorations and five-star service from the hotels attentive yet discreet staff, it offers a home away from home for all to enjoy. For an intimate dinner, look no further than Town House’s festive menu, filled with fresh, seasonal dishes to indulge in throughout the evening. The three-course menu features traditional dishes with a modern twist, such as bronze turkey trimmings served with roast potatoes, brussels sprouts and cranberry sauce and tantalising desserts like a salted caramel and chocolate tart. For drinks parties, the glamorous confines of The K Bar are a perfect choice. Festive canapés including champagne and truffle arancini and Devonshire crap cornetto with mango salsa are served alongside the bars long list of signature cocktails, wines and beers.
A five-star festive celebration at Number Six
For a spacious venue perfect for day to night celebrations, look no further than The Marylebone’s newest event space, Number Six. Guests can enter via the venue’s own entrance at 6 Bulstrode Street, offering an exclusive arrival separate to the hotel. Featuring two spaces that can be joined together, an outdoor terrace, and a private bar and lounge area, Number Six provides a glamorous, flexible backdrop to both corporate and private celebrations. The hotel’s dedicated events team is on hand to help create your perfect party.
An intimate dinner party at Seamus Heaney Library at The Bloomsbury
For a small but spectacular celebration this December, the Seamus Heaney Library is a beautiful choice. Named after the late Nobel Prize-winning poet and playwright, who was a regular guest at the hotel, the space offers a direct nod to the literary neighbourhood of Bloomsbury. The beautiful interior is lined with bespoke Edward Lutyen-designed spider back chairs, and original novels that date back to the 1930s. Filled with twinkling candles and a grand table setting, the library is a wonderful spot for festive dinners of up to 30 guests.
A show stopping soiree in The Marylebone’s Terrace Suites
With beautiful interiors and a stunning outdoor terrace spaces, The Marylebone’s Terrace Suites are a luxurious pick for an intimate and memorable Christmas celebration. Decorate the room as you wish, welcome your guests, then head outside and take in the London skyline. Complete with a retractable roof and blinds, plush sofas, a fireplace and a TV, the suite is a great alternative to a bar or restaurant for a festive celebration.
Festive Afternoon Tea at Dalloway Terrace
Following their latest seasonal renovation into an Alpine winter wonderland, Dalloway Terrace at The Bloomsbury will be offering an enchanting Festive Afternoon Tea to welcome in the festive season. Fully heated during the winter months, the space offers the peace and charm of a beautiful winter garden, with woollen blankets and hot water bottles available for guests who want to feel cosy during the cooler months. The tea itself will be a selection of delicious cakes, sandwiches and baked treats, all served with a wintery twist.