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Searcys at The Gherkin City of London Christmas Party Venue

Celebrate Christmas in the sky at The Gherkin, a stunning venue perched high above the city on the top three floors. The venue offers a variety of Christmas packages, suitable for any kind of festive celebration – from traditional lunches to large office parties.

EXCLUSIVE HIRE OF HELIX AND IRIS: For an unforgettable Christmas party, Helix restaurant and Iris bar are available for exclusive evening hire. This event space can accommodate up to 140 guests and features panoramic views across London.

PRIVATE DINING: Smaller, more intimate festive celebrations of up to 60 guests can be hosted in the stunning private dining rooms on level 38 of The Gherkin. Each of the five rooms can be hired individually or combined, and options for festive Champagne brunches, Christmas dinners, or sparkling drink receptions are available.

The venue offers various Christmas packages to suit your needs, including Silver, Gold, and Platinum packages for both reception and festive dining events. These packages feature a range of inclusions, such as drinks, canapés, bowl food, festive meals, and dedicated event management. Room hire, chairs, flowers, and entertainment can be arranged separately through preferred suppliers.




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  • Theo Georgallou
    Theo Georgallou
    2 months ago

    The views are amazing, the food was fantastic and the service was great. It’s a bit on the pricey side but you kinda expect that when you go to the gherkin. Unfortunately we didn’t get a window seat but the views were still great

  • Hayley
    2 weeks ago

    We enjoyed the afternoon tea for my birthday and it was lovely. The staff were so polite and kept our teas topped up. The pink skies at sunset were a beautiful backdrop to an unforgettable day!

  • H C
    H C
    4 months ago

    What a great place to enjoy Afternoon tea. Highly recommend. Incredible views, delicious food and brilliant service. Worth noting - to get a window seat you need to get their first sittings. Sadly and surprisingly they don’t offer decaf breakfast tea, only decaf coffee. If you are there at the last sitting it’s worth hanging around and going upstairs to the 40th floor to the bar which opens at 5pm. The views get even better. This restaurant beats a lot of the 5 star London hotels we’ve been to for afternoon tea- better service and it’s also more reasonably priced too.

  • Nicole Aregger
    Nicole Aregger
    5 months ago

    Limitless Sparkling Afternoon Tea for 90min. We enjoyed a sparkling afternoon tea watching a beautiful sunset from the Gherkin. The afternoon tea included Searcys Cuvée Brut Champagne and costed 85£ per person. A reservation is highly recommended. The staff really takes it serious with the refill so you won’t need to worry if it will be worth it or not, it simply is. The view is very special and all in all a very nice experience. The staff is very attentive and professional. The restaurant was as expected. Only bad part was, that the time passed to quickly. Good offer considering the whole package.

  • shilan sharifzadeh
    shilan sharifzadeh
    a month ago

    Friendly and polite staff, tasty afternoon tea, and great atmosphere in one of the most iconic buildings in London. I tried afternoon tea during Christmas time and everything was so festive and cute. highly recommended