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Sherlock Holmes Murder Mystery Shared Christmas Party Details

Sherlock Holmes murder mystery – While you and your guests savor a delicious three-course Christmas dinner, a murder mystery unfolds. Stay sharp to unravel the mystery and claim the prize for the best detective. This interactive event invites guests to examine clues, listen to live suspect testimonies, and work in teams to uncover the murderer.

Private dining rooms – Due to the interactive nature of the murder mystery, your group will be allocated a private dining room. This allows for an intimate and private atmosphere while still enjoying the amazing shared entertainment after dinner.

Group sizes – A minimum of 15 people per group is required at this venue. From this number, 8 to 12 will play the part of suspects, while the others can act as detectives, taking notes during suspect testimonies, examining clues, and trying to uncover the murderer.

Format of the murder mystery – Before your Christmas party, selected guests will receive clues, secrets, and motives that make them murder suspects. On the day of the event, a detective will attend the venue to question the suspects. The plot unfolds as each guest discovers their part in the events that led to a murder, ultimately revealing that one of them is a killer!

The Murder Mystery Christmas Party Venue

Delve into the world of Sherlock Holmes for a murder mystery Christmas party at the fantastic Leonardo Royal Hotel London St Paul’s. This 4-star venue is conveniently located just 2 minutes from the iconic St Paul’s Cathedral and offers excellent transport links from St Paul’s tube station and City Thameslink. For a pre-event cocktail, check out Sabine, the hotel’s rooftop bar and outdoor terrace.

After-dinner Entertainment

As if the murder mystery wasn’t enough, this event is packed with extra entertainment for the festive season! After dinner, head to the onsite nightclub where your tickets provide shared access to the following:

  • Photo booth – Unlimited access to the photo booth is included in your ticket price. Each visit includes double prints for guests to take home as a souvenir.
  • Onsite nightclub – Club Ten will be open after dinner exclusively for murder mystery guests. Dance until 1am as our superb DJ plays popular party hits from across the decades.
  • Glitter face painters – Add some sparkle to your afterparty with our glitter face painters, offering sophisticated, sparkly designs.

(*) Shared access means you will share the after-dinner entertainment with groups from other private dining rooms.

Sherlock Holmes Murder Mystery Shared Christmas Party Dates

Dates: 1st, 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th December 2023
Time: 7:00pm until 01:00am
Price: £105+VAT

Wine, Menu, and Drinks

A glass of Prosecco is included on arrival, and half a bottle of wine per person is provided during the meal. The three-course Christmas dinner menu for 2023 is yet to be confirmed, but a 2022 example menu is available to give an idea of what to expect. Menus are subject to change due to supply chain issues.

Additional drink options:

  • Pre-order a set of 3 standard drink tokens for £18+VAT or 5 tokens for £30+VAT. (Redeem each standard token for a small house wine, beer, or soft drink).
  • Pre-order a set of 3 premium drink tokens for £24+VAT or 5 tokens for £40+VAT. (Redeem each premium token for a single house spirit & mixer, small house wine, beer, or soft drink).
  • Pre-order a 4.5-hour unlimited beer, wine, & soft drink wristband for £40+VAT (must be purchased for the whole group).

Jugs of iced water are provided on each table, and a full cash bar is available throughout the night for any additional drinks outside of the standard package.

Event Timings

The running order for this event is as follows:

  • 7:00pm – Guests arrive & welcome drink is served
  • 7:30pm – Murder mystery dinner starts
  • 10:00pm – Nightclub access, photo booth & casino finish start (approx.)
  • 12:30am – DJ set finishes, entertainment & bars close.
  • 1:00am – Carriages.

Please treat the above as a guide rather than an exact schedule.

Dress Code

At all of our Christmas parties, we want our guests to feel comfortable and have a great time. Most people at this event will choose to wear ‘smart casual,’ but there will be no enforcement of a dress code on the night.

More Info

Drink tokens must be issued prior to the event and therefore must be paid for by Friday 3rd November 2023.

Private dining is available at this event for up to 80 guests. For more information, please contact us.

We cater for all dietary requirements, and these can be noted on the paperwork we send once you have booked. The only exception is kosher, which requires specialist caterers. Please contact us for more information.

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  • Mark Lloyd
    Mark Lloyd
    4 months ago

    What a fantastic Christmas Party, from the time we got to the venue (Hilton Hotel Paddington) we were looked after by the host, the food was amazing great starter and hot main with a lovely sweet. The service at the table was really good and they were attentive for our drinks and cleaning up. The band played some great songs and overall everyone had a fantastic time. Well done West End Events for organising such a great Christmas Party! Thanks and Merry Christmas..

  • Sandy Hinge
    Sandy Hinge
    4 months ago

    Absolutely fantastic night organised by West End Events. The communication before the evening was outstanding, with Ryan being such a help and support. On the evening the hotel was great, the food amazing and all the James Bond Themes worked so well with our company. Even though the hotel changed the set up that we were expecting , someone from the Events team were on hand to help and to make sure everything went smoothly. I have absolutely no hesitation in recommending West End Events and will definitely be using them again in the future.

  • Karen M
    Karen M
    4 months ago

    Fantastic event ! The private room for dinner with murder mystery was a great set up. Sherlock was excellent and not only put up with us but also batted back our drunken banter with humour. The after party bar and dancing was made extra fun with the addition of a photo booth. I strongly recommend this event for anyone planning a company do - or even just for friends. I will certainly be booking again.

  • The Clothworkers Company

    West End Events helped us throw an amazing 'Roaring Twenties' party. The decorations and props created a great first impression upon arrival, and an atmosphere of fun and revelry that helped us celebrate. They also handled the band, the casino tables, a selfie photo booth (and props), and sent professional 'flappers' for a meet and greet, dance demonstration and dance lesson. A wonderful organisation to work with.

  • Mel X
    Mel X
    3 months ago

    The Hollywood Casino-themed party by West End Events was fantastic overall. The atmosphere was glamorous, the food was good, and the disco was lively. However, the live entertainment during the meal could have been better. Still, it was an enjoyable event and I would recommend West End Events for their organised and fun gatherings.