From swish private rooms in five-star hotels to characterful spaces in cosy pubs, we’ve rounded up a few of the best private hire venues to host a Christmas party or festive event in beautiful Belgravia, decked out with magical Christmas lights for the festive season. Expect Christmas menus, festive decorations and stellar service at these Belgravia pubs, hotels and restaurants.
The Thomas Cubitt
Set on Elizabeth Street, just a short walk from Victoria station, this handsome gastropub is bursting with festive cheer and cosy vibes. With its fireplaces and attractive décor, the pub is an ideal spot to host a Christmas party. The Thomas Cubitt has two elegant private dining rooms, perfect for work Christmas parties and large groups. The Drawing Room is a chic L-shaped room overlooking flower-filled Elizabeth Street and seating up to 20 guests for food, or 25 for drinks and canapes. The Atrium is a light and airy space with an open fireplace, and space for 18 seated guests, and up to 20 for drinks and canapes.
This hidden gem is tucked away on arty and cobbled Motcomb Street, just moments from Knightsbridge tube station. If you’re after private dining, the Alfred Tennyson has four spaces to choose from, including the intimate wood-panelled The Boardroom that seats up to 14; the grand first floor dining room which seats up to 40 and boasts large sash windows and an open fireplace; the elegant Back Dining Room, which seats up to 18; and the light-filled Front Dining Room which seats up to 20 and homes a fireplace and two large sash windows.
Nestled within the craft district of Belgravia, this unique pub provides a cosy setting for an unforgettable Christmas party. Set over four floors, this brewery-turned-pub offers fabulous views over Orange Square and Pimlico Road’s renowned design district. The Orange has four private dining spaces, the largest of which can accommodate up to 80 guests. Seating up to 40, The Pimlico Room is the perfect party space with its own bar and AV facilities. For smaller groups, the characterful Ebury Room can seat up to 26, while the intimate St Barnabas Room can seat up to 12. The pub is offering a traditional three-course festive feasting menus, with highlights including turkey and all the trimmings, or cashew nut and wild mushroom wellington for vegetarians. Dessert is Christmas pudding or pear and hazelnut trifle. The pub is just a short walk from Victoria station and Sloane Square station.
No. 11 Pimlico Road
With contemporary interiors, this independent neighbourhood bar and restaurant has two spaces that can be hired for Christmas events, including the stylish yet homely Bookshelves which offers dining for up to 10 and drinks for up to 50. As its name suggests, Bookshelves is backed by a huge bookshelf stylishly dotted with lamps, vases, books and flowers. The larger Upstairs at No.11 offers private dining for up to 50 and drinks for up to 80. The all-day hangout has impressive sustainability credentials, sourcing the most sustainable ingredients and reducing food waste by using wonky vegetables in its drinks and dishes.
Magnificently decorated for Christmas, the plush Berkeley hotel is a very merry venue to choose for your Christmas party. The Berkeley’s Belgravia Room is perfect for a Christmas cocktail party with room for 250 people, while the Knightsbridge Room suits a smaller group of up to 50. The hotel is just minutes from Knightsbridge tube station.
Celebrate Christmas in style at The Lanesborough hotel, which has seven uniquely decorated private dining rooms available for hire for Christmas parties. Elegant and palatial, The Belgravia is the largest space, holding up to 120 guests, while the atmospheric and candlelit Wine Cellar is the smallest, hosting up to 12.
Add a dollop of luxury to your Christmas party by hosting it at the five-star Hari Hotel in Belgravia. Just moments from Harrods and Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park, The Hari has a showstopping festive window display to get you into the festive mood. Event spaces for Christmas parties include The Muse, a private meeting room with floor-to-ceiling windows and an open fireplace, which can provide the setting for private dining for up to 24 people. Smaller groups will favour The Snug with its cashmere sofas and soft lighting. This snuggly spot can seat up to 15 or up to 40 standing. The Hari Bar is the top choice for large Christmas parties as it can accommodate up to 180 people. The glamorous space is filled with vintage furniture, books and artwork, and guests will also have private access to the outdoor Garden Terrace.