Still looking for a Christmas party? Check out our most Instagram-worthy venues for 2017!

We can’t deny it, there’s just no escaping Instagram. And with the Christmas party season on its way, there’s never been a better reason to get snapping! We’ve rounded up our hottest, most Instagram-worthy Christmas parties of 2017; from dazzling cabaret performances and luxury hideaways to The Roaring Twenties and Cirque Shanghai themed events, these photogenic locations will be sure to make your followers suitably jealous.

With last-minute availability on offer at these incredible venues, there’s still time to get an unforgettable Christmas celebration organised!

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Rooftop Luxury in London

Discover all the style and glamour of these magical winter gardens this Christmas at a unique venue which towers 100ft high above Kensington High Street. Gaze in awe at the stunning decorations and soak up the luxurious ambience with a chilled glass of fizz on arrival, before indulging in a mouth-watering three-course feast and partying the night away with a professional DJ and disco.

Boasting an opulent cocktail bar and an incredible festive atmosphere, this tranquil haven is the perfect escape from the busy hustle and bustle of city life and one of the most stylish locations in London to enjoy a shared or exclusive Christmas celebration.

Price: £141.67 per person excluding VAT

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Dazzling and Daring Cabaret in London

This Christmas in Bloomsbury, a dazzling evening of sophistication and elegance awaits at this spectacular venue, where you’ll enjoy the talents of exceptional performers for a night of unforgettable cabaret, that’s combined with high-end dining. Expect mesmerising choreography, extravagant costumes and a vibrant ambience that will have you celebrating the festive season in style.

If you’d like to take things up a notch, then why not experience the evening with the venue’s VIP party tickets? You’ll enjoy top tiered VIP seating, a five-course gourmet meal, along with pre-drinks in the Rose Room before the show, a cocktail and plenty more! A show and drink package is also available, in addition to a festive lunch option and an exclusive party night.

Price: from £45.83 per person excluding VAT

 

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Festive Celebrations and Iconic Sights in London

Why party on dry land when you can embark on a festive voyage down London’s most famous river? Step on-board this fantastic festive cruise and experience all the stunning sights of London’s most iconic landmarks whilst you celebrate the end of the working year!

Enjoy a four-hour cruise where you’ll be spoiled with delicious food from the tempting Christmas buffet menu and some top entertainment! If you’re feeling thirsty, then there’s no need to fret! A well-stocked cash bar is available on board offering drinks at pub prices. There’s never been a better way to admire this spectacular city, so make sure you take a snap whilst it’s illuminated! Discounted entry to a top nightclub is available for guests who want to continue the fun after the cruise finishes.

Price: £30.48 per person excluding VAT (VAT for this package is priced at 5%)

 

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An Enchanted Tipi Village in Manchester

There’s no business-like snow-business! Experience a new concept in pop-up venues for Christmas 2017 in Manchester this year with Hinterland; an enchanted land filled with Scots pine trees and snow underfoot that’s beautifully blended with aurora lightshow displays. All the action takes place in some super stylish Tipis, where open fires cackle and stunning fairy lights twinkle against the contrasting night sky.

Get stuck into a delicious two-course meal during the evening before enjoying the live band and hitting the dance floor, where you’ll throw some shapes to the DJ’s epic playlist. There’s also arctic themed activities and wait for it as it gets better – there’s even fire wood hot tubs and chill out areas! Available as both a shared and exclusive Christmas party, this is a totally unmissable option in Manchester for Christmas.

Price: From £25 per person excluding VAT

 

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Spectacular Entertainment at Cirque Shanghai in London

Enter the stunning Cirque Shanghai this festive season in Bloomsbury and discover a captivating evening that’s jam packed with magnificent theming, glorious food and some outstanding entertainment.

You’ll be greeted by the mesmerising Oriental stilt walkers and the talented performers on arrival, before following the hanging lanterns and making your way to a sparkling reception! It won’t be long until the gong sounds and the incredible dining area is unveiled, where you’ll enjoy a delicious three-course meal.

As the night continues, you’ll enjoy further spectacular sights from the entertainers, before hitting the dance floor and partying the evening away with the professional DJ. Enjoy a shared or exclusive party at Cirque Shanghai and make it one to remember!

Price: £65 per person excluding VAT

 

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Opulent and Stunning Interiors in Reading

Sample a taste of the high life at one of Reading’s most stunning hotels – recently voted the UK’s sexiest townhouse, you know that you’ll be in for a glamorous evening as soon as you step through the door!

Admire the opulent décor and style of the property which simply oozes luxury; from the magnificent 86,000 Italian glass beads running the height of the building in the lift shaft to the lavish fabrics and wallpapers and the spectacular sculptures and polished marble floors – expect no less than pure luxury here. With various packages available including the shared Christmas lunch, a Christmas dinner and disco and an Exclusive Party Night, there’s something here for every group!

Price: £33.33 per person excluding VAT

 

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Exquisite Food and Drink in London

For picture perfect food and cocktails, then look no further than this elegant 19th century townhouse situated in the Hyde Park area of the city. Offering fabulous private parties this year, you and your team will be sure to celebrate in true luxury. Enjoy a seriously tasty glass of mulled wine on arrival to the party and get those festive vibes flowing nicely, before settling down to a delectable three-course meal.

The menu here is simply exquisite and each dish will be beautifully presented which guests will be able to admire before they indulge in a truly gastronomic taste sensation. Afterwards, guests will enjoy freshy brewed coffee and mince pies in the secret garden, before dancing into the early hours with the resident DJ.

Price: £41.67 per person excluding VAT

 

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Traditional Festive Food and Fun in London

Sometimes you just can’t beat a traditional Christmas celebration, so if you’re after a classic evening of delicious food and fun, then this fantastic venue in Marble Arch is the ideal location to let your hair down and unwind with a shared or exclusive party night.

Offering well designed suites for party nights, which will be beautifully decorated with festive theming and stunning table layouts, guests will be able to get into the festive spirit as soon as they step in the room. Enjoy a classic Christmas dinner of turkey and all the trimmings, after enjoying a tasty starter and finishing off with a dessert. Wine is also included for each guest with dinner. Vegetarian and Halal options are available on request.

After dinner, it’s on to the dancefloor to party the night away and celebrate the Christmas season the right way!

Price: From £45.83 per person excluding VAT

 

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Impeccably Designed Interiors and Innovative Dishes in Leeds

This venue is the latest addition to hit Leeds’s buzzing restaurant scene and is the perfect place to experience a stylish night of Christmas dining! Boasting lavish and contemporary décor, you’ll feel like you’ve stepped into an interior design magazine when you arrive, but just wait until you see the food, because these innovative dishes look and taste phenomenal.

Using organic produce wherever possible and catering for vegetarians, vegans and those with gluten free requirements, this menu will be a hit with everyone. Start the evening with a chilled glass of fizz on arrival, before tucking into a sumptuous three-course meal. Live music will also be available most evenings throughout the festive season, which will be sure to get everyone in the mood. There’s also a private function room within the venue that’s perfect for hosting private Christmas events.

Price: £20.83 per person exclusive VAT 

 

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Prohibition and Partying in Manchester

Transport yourselves back in time to the fabulous Roaring Twenties in Manchester this Christmas and experience a dazzling night of entertainment, delicious food and plenty of festive fun with your friends and colleagues!

Make your way into the shadowy world of 1920’s Chicago where gangs ruled the streets and prohibition was in full swing. On arrival, you’ll be in awe at the incredible theming and the amazing performances from the live ‘Jumpin’ Jazz band. Enjoy canapes before indulging in a fantastic three-course dinner with entertainment from the Flapper Girl Dancers and the Jazz Acrobatics.

The night continues with a DJ and disco on the state of the art dance floor, with a survivor’s breakfast at the end of the night! So get ready to let your hair down at this unforgettable shared Christmas party night that you’ll never forget!

Price: 37.50 per person excluding VAT

Why you absolutely need to organise your festive celebration at this grand hotel in Reading

A Reading office Christmas party feels a little too close to the bone sometimes, being the hometown of Ricky Gervais and David Brent. But you can easily avoid any awkwardness or disappointment by experiencing a beautiful hotel and one of Reading’s best venues for your company Christmas party.

Located right in the centre of Reading and just a stone’s throw from the river Thames, you will have no problem finding it. From the outside, you can tell that you’ve got a sophisticated venue for your Christmas do. Even just walking through the doors will feel like an event as you marvel at its architectural style. You probably know Reading well, but if you’re situated out of town, then you’ll love the buzz of this city which is becoming ever more popular.

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The interiors of this hotel are just as stunning as the outside, and its opulence will make you forget about work and focus on the task at hand – celebrating Christmas! Having a delicious festive meal and party with your colleagues will give them something to look forward to and the perfect opportunity for a bit of bonding. If you choose the perfect party they may even come back to work in the new year better than when they left it!

This hotel is a glamorous location for any event, so hosting your Christmas party here will show your colleagues just how much you value them. The designs inside of the venue are luxurious and dare we say, sexy. It will truly feel like a special occasion at this venue, where the beautiful decorated rooms and atmosphere will have you in high spirits for the Christmas break by the time you leave.

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This venue is a triple threat, offering three diverse kinds of price points and options. You can choose the shared lunch option, where your workforce will enjoy an amazing three course meal celebrating all things traditional about festive foods. There’s roast turkey from Norfolk, succulent legs of lamb, or if you’re a vegetarian, then you can have perfectly prepared gnocchi. After this, you will enjoy some tea and coffee to help wash down some delicious homemade mince pies. What better way to get that Christmas buzz than through the stomach?

The aim of the chefs and kitchen in the hotel is to create a menu in line with the richness and grandness of the building itself. Not only is the food exquisitely made and served, but the people involved are passionate about it.

If you’re still wanting more Christmas joy then the night doesn’t have to end with a mince pie! You and your colleagues can go further with the Christmas Dinner and Disco Night package where you get the chance to let your hair down and hit the dancefloor. A DJ will spin some of the biggest tunes and some festive classics that will have you tapping your feet to begin with, and then embarrassing yourself by the end. Every office will benefit from the bonding that can only occur on a dancefloor after a few too many mulled wines.

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If you don’t like sharing and want to take your Christmas party somewhere with some privacy then this venue can accommodate all of the team if you take up an exclusive option. This top exclusive package includes all of the above benefits, but with your very own function room. You will be waited on hand and foot by the venue’s excellent staff. This will truly make your Christmas party stand out from the rest and is the best option for those wanting to do something extra special this holiday season.

Book your party places at this amazing Reading venue today to secure your favourite dates and avoid disappointment!

Five reasons to book a Christmas celebration at this Reading townhouse venue

For an unforgettable Christmas party in Reading this year, then you’ll not want to look any further than this gorgeous townhouse which is offering a choice of either a shared party evening or an exclusive celebration. We’ve rounded up five reasons why you absolutely must organise your festive evening at this top venue to enjoy a totally unmissable night that your team will be talking about for months.

1.      Conveniently located

Situated in Reading city centre, the venue is easily accessible for all guests, so there won’t be any minibuses required to drive you back from a venue located in rural area! It’s also located just a short five-minute walk from the train station, whilst there are various bus stops dotted around that are in close proximity. Car parking facilities are available onsite, for any non-drinking guests who are considering driving on the night.

2.      Beautifully stylish

Having been described as the UK’s sexiest townhouse, you can expect plenty of stylish and contemporary interiors this stunning venue. Oozing decadence and opulence, guests will be in awe at the striking décor; from the 86,000 Italian glass beads in the chandelier running the height of the building in the old lift shaft to the luxurious fabrics and wallpapers and the gorgeous furnishings – you’ll feel like royalty in this beautiful art-filled venue!

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3.      Incredible three-course festive meal

Indulge your senses in an absolutely delicious three-course meal from the fabulous Christmas menu on offer. With mouth-watering meat, fish and vegetarian options, there will be something on offer here that all guests will love. Each dish has been expertly created onsite by the outstanding catering team using high quality ingredients to ensure that each guest experiences full and rich flavours with every bite. Tea, coffee and mince pies will be served shortly after dessert to round off the dining experience.

4.      Choice of shared or exclusive evening

Whether you’re after a shared party or something a bit more private, there’s something for everyone at this sophisticated town house. The shared party options accommodate up to 120 guests with a minimum of six guests per group and includes a stunning room, fabulous three-course meal followed by hot beverages and traditional mince pies and a DJ and disco.

The exclusive party offering gives guests the opportunity to enjoy all the elements of the shared party, but with their own private suite for their group. Exclusive parties will accommodate up to 120 guests.

If you’d rather celebrate by day, then you’ll love the festive shared lunch parties available!

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5.      Accommodation available

Why not make a night of it? With an excellent choice of plush rooms available, then save the journey home and unwind in one of these well-appointed bedrooms that feature Bang and Olufsen TV’s, coffee making facilities, luxurious Egyptian cotton sheets, complimentary Wi-Fi, in addition to en-suite bathroom with walk in showers and heated floors.

With prices starting from £33.33 excluding VAT, these affordable Christmas celebrations will be sure to give you and your team a party to remember. Send an enquiry through for your preferred party to this great venue today!

 

A Festive Menu To Delight The Senses At This Character Property in Reading

One of the best things about Christmas is of course the food, and what better way to celebrate the festive season coupled with the end of the working year than with your team at a unique and extraordinary venue where you’ll indulge in a delicious Christmas lunch or dinner?

This decadent property in Reading is the only place to go for a memorable dining experience and having previously been described by The Evening Standard as the ‘UK’s Sexiest Townhouse’, you know that your celebration here will take your guests’ breath away! The opulent chandelier made from 86,000 Italian glass beads simply oozes luxury and the striking and stunning interiors consistent throughout the venue airs a wealth of royalty.

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The venue’s dining areas can accommodate from six guests up to 120, so whether you’re a small to larger company, then this venue will be able to assist. Relax in the comfortable surroundings and enjoy attentive service from the outstanding hospitality team as you sit back and tuck into a sensational meal.

The festive lunch menu available this year, mirrors the grandeur and elegance of the striking architecture and design of the venue and you’ll be treated to a distinctive array of mouth-watering dishes that are filled with flavour and are true to their taste. The venue offers a great selection of dishes suitable for everyone and all dietary requirements are carefully catered for.

To start off with, there’s a choice of wild mushroom soup with thyme foam, smoked salmon and cream cheese with shaved fennel and onion bread, in addition to rabbit and bacon terrine with curried cauliflower and raisins and an artichoke, butternut and goats cheese tart with a side serving of rocket for vegetarians.

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As for the main, you’ll be spoiled for choice; keep things traditional with succulent roast Norfolk turkey that comes with potato fondant, parsnip and cranberry jus. If you’d prefer to switch the turkey for beef, then you won’t be disappointed with a serving of braised beef shoulder, creamed potato, spinach and cranberry jus.

The vegetarian option consists of delicious charred leek and courgette gnocchi that’s topped off with flavoursome parmesan shavings, whist the oven cooked sea bass is perfect for fish lovers and is accompanied by potato fondant, beetroot and citrus cream.

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The desserts served here are just heavenly, so you’re going to have a tough choice deciding what to go for. Those with a sweet tooth will love the dark chocolate tart with Christmas pudding ice cream and candied pecans or the sticky toffee pudding that’s oozing spiced caramel sauce and comes with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Those looking for something subtler will enjoy the clementine délice or the cheese selection for anyone wanting to finish off with a savoury dish. The dining experience will be rounded off with freshly brewed coffee and tea with mince pies.

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So If you’re looking to experience some delectable food with your team for your company celebration this year, ensure that you organise your festive lunch today. This dazzling venue also offers shared and exclusive events in the evening too if you’d prefer to make a night of it and enjoy a disco after dinner!

Indulge in a Luxurious Christmas Party Night in Reading this Festive Season

The annual Christmas celebration is one of the most anticipated events on the work social calendar, so make sure you give your team an evening that they won’t forget with this fantastic shared party night at one of Reading’s finest venues. An exclusive event is also available for those companies seeking a private occasion.

Situated in the heart of Reading, this elegant grade two listed townhouse simply oozes luxury with its opulent décor and magnificent features and will be guaranteed to wow your guests with its lavish style and atmosphere. The venue has been described by the Evening Standard as the ‘UK’s sexiest Townhouse’ thanks to its striking design which will really get everyone talking.

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On the night of the event, throw on your best attire because this Christmas celebration is all about looking your best and standing out amongst the crowd! The party night will kick off at 7:00pm, where on arrival, everyone will be provided with a warm welcome from the dedicated staff who will be on hand to direct each guest to the party room where they’ll spend the evening.

Once inside, why not treat yourselves to a drink from the bar and enjoy having a catch up with your friends and colleagues away from the office before being seated for dinner at your beautifully decorated Christmas table.

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It won’t be long until each guest is served a delicious feast that’s comprised of three tasty courses. Each dish is created using the freshest ingredients around by the venue’s outstanding hospitality team who will be sure to cook up an incredible fusion of flavour. The food and drink served will reflect the grand ambience and architecture at this decadent property, all of which will be true to their identity and taste.

After your three-course meal, savour the freshly baked mince pies along with a refreshing cup of coffee or tea to cleanse the palate which will really get you into the Christmas spirit.

The rest of the evening awaits on the dancefloor, where the venue’s professional DJ will be setting scene with their excellent selection of party tracks which will be sure to have everyone loosening up and letting their hair down! Expect all those classic hits from the past, right through to the latest and greatest from the present day. If you’re not quite ready for the dancefloor yet, then why not head to bar and purchase a couple more of your favourite drinks to get you in the mood for a spot of dancing!

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If you’d prefer a festive meal by day, then this excellent venue also offers a shared Christmas lunch event. Each guest will be treated to three sumptuous courses which will be served on your very own beautifully decorated table. Freshly brewed tea and coffee will be served alongside traditional mince pies shortly after your dessert to complete the dining experience.

Whether you’re interested in this venue’s shared Christmas party or festive lunch, make sure you book your places now to avoid any disappointment and enjoy a fantastic celebration with all your colleagues!