If you love to eat, drink and be merry, look no further. Marble Arch is a vibrant gastronomic neighbourhood offering everything from traditional pub lunches to private dining and wine tastings.
Atmospheric and unfussy, Vinoteca Marylebone is an award-winning wine bar, restaurant and shop. Their 3-course Christmas menu at £45pp has absolute knock-out favourites like Norfolk Black Turkey. Liven up your Christmas party with a wine tasting, or book the Private Dining Room for up to 32 guests seated and 37 standing.
Lanes of London
Ideally located on Park Lane, the private room at Lanes of London is the perfect setting for an intimate Christmas party. Tucked away in a discreet area of the restaurant, the space seats up to 8 people. For larger groups you can exclusively hire Lanes of London for up to 90 people for seated dinners and up to 200 people for standing receptions. To enquire email Lanes.Booking@marriott.com
Local trattoria perfect for a cosy Christmas party with an Italian twist. Briciole‘s festive menu at £34.50 for 3 courses includes a selection of starters to share, and authentic Italian dishes such as slow cooked ox cheek in red wine sauce served with polenta, and Aubergine parmigiana. You can also book one of their three private dining rooms which seat 20 people comfortably.
Bright Basque grill restaurant with an open kitchen, serving traditional tapas and large sharing plates of grilled steak and fish. The elegant first floor dining room at Lurra is available for private use for groups of up to 34 seated. Group sharing menu options start at £55p.
The Italian Greyhound
This smart and friendly new spot comes from restaurateurs Marcello and Gabriel Bernardi and Barry Hirst, and is an evolution of their previously acclaimed Italian restaurant, Bernardi’s. The Private Dining Room can accommodate up to 100 standing guests and 50 seated. It is completely private from the restaurant and comes with its own cocktail bar.
The Palace Suite is perfect for private parties with its walnut veneer walls and floor-to-ceiling windows and can accommodate up to 30 seated and 40 standing. Bombay Palace offer a specially curated Indian festive menu at £40pp for 3 courses. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to book the Palace Suite.
This imposing Victorian corner pub features large wrap around windows and a gorgeous wooden bar that is available for hire for up to 80 standing or 50 seated. The private panelled side room holds 40 seated or up to 60 standing. The Larrik‘s Christmas menu at £29 for 2 courses or £36 for 3 courses features delicious British classics as well as vegetarian options.
The Carpenter’s Arms
Popular with locals, The Carpenter’s Arms is a well preserved Victorian pub with a horseshoe bar. The first-floor private room is an ideal location for private parties. Email Scott for more information.
Gastropub serving a gorgeous seasonal menu with traditional pub on the ground floor and dining room on the first floor. The festive menu starts at £29 for 2 courses and is a thing of dreams with options like glazed Irish beef cheek with potato & bone marrow mash. The first floor dining room at The Portman is available for hire, seating up to 35 (or 45 standing).
The Pickled Hen
Gastropub offering a broad selection of gourmet food inspired by flavours from around the world. Their festive menu is great value at £25 for 3 courses, or £30 with a glass of Prosecco. Feeling fancy? Enjoy 3 courses and a glass of Moet & Chandon Champagne for only £35. To make a booking, please email email@example.com
City of Quebec
One of the oldest gay pubs in London and open until 2.30am on weekdays and 3.30am on weekends. Enjoy a cup of festive spirit full to the brim at City of Quebec from 9 November -1 January with their festive menu at £24.95 for 2 courses or £27.95 for 3 courses. Festive buffet packages are also on offer £9.49pp.
The Lord Wargrave
Whether you’re looking to bring the team together for the office party, enjoy a few drinks with friends, or a festive feast with the family, you will be well looked after at The Lord Wargrave this Christmas. Their 3-course festive menu at £34pp features classics such as Roast Norfolk turkey with pigs in blankets, as well as a vegan option.
Duke of Kendal
Family-owned gastropub in Connaught Village with a separate dining room area and heated terrace. The Duke of Kendal serves traditional pub food alongside more contemporary dishes.
Curated especially for London tastes, but with a Japanese twist, their Nikkei cuisine menu focuses on sushi, sashimi, seafood and Robata grilled meat. For an intimate Christmas party, book a sushi masterclass at Tokii. Maximum of 6 people per session. To book a sushi masterclass, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Grosvenor Casino The Victoria London
Looking for a different experience? Then the Experience Packages at the Grosvenor Victoria Casino could be just what you’re looking for this Christmas. Packages start from £55pp, and include a drink, a 3-course meal, a £5 gaming chip, a £5 slots voucher, and gaming tuition. To make a booking, email Rose.
This smart new spot just a stone’s throw from Marble Arch brings 300 year old Calcutta cuisine to the heart of London. Chourangi celebrates the harmonious blend of European, Mogul and Chinese cultures and food that has evolved in Calcutta, a place known as ‘the city of joy’ in India.
Hard Rock Cafe Oxford Street
For something a little different, dig into the rich musical history of Hard Rock Hotel London. The festive menu at the Hard Rock is available from 16 November – 31 January and is only £29.95pp for 3 courses.
Situated a couple of minutes from Marble Arch station and Oxford Street, The Gate Marylebone has pulled out all the stops for its 3-course vegetarian Festive menu at £36pp, which is available from 19 November – 24 December for parties of 6 or more. The menu features vegan, gluten-free and nut-free options and is the perfect balance between indulgence and healthy comfort food.
Put a spin on Christmas at the Sportsman Casino‘s award-winning restaurant, Zaman. Book one of their shared
Christmas parties from £40pp and enjoy a 3-course meal, live entertainment and try your hand at their fun gaming table. To book a Christmas party, please email the Events Team or enquire online.
A Taste of Marble Arch
There are many other options for your Christmas Party in our eating out guide, A Taste of Marble Arch, which contains over 60 cafes, restaurants, pubs, and bars, offering a handy starting point for exploring the area.