Is that sleigh bells we hear – or dinner bells? With the silly season finally upon us (where did the year even go?) it’s time for us to tip our caps to a few of our favourite festive venues around the country. It doesn’t matter if you’ve been naughty or nice, everyone deserve a full flavoured Christmas venue this holiday season.
Canvas | Woollongabba
Boasting one of the most comprehensive cocktail lists in town, Canvas is the little-venue-that-could. Perfect for smaller, more intimate celebrations, this cosy little nook boasts an impressive array of thoughtfully curated charcuterie boards to matched with an equally of tipples. “It’s beginning to feel a lot like cocktails…”
An all inclusive three course lunch with wine, impeccable city views AND it’s under $100 a head. Brisbane’s iconic restaurant Lennons has hit the nail on the head this year with its office Christmas party. Enjoy a selection from their new summer menu followed by cocktails upstairs at the famous Pool Terrace and Bar.
Catering for a cast of thousands? Long gone are the days when locking in a larger venue meant having to sacrifice style for substance thanks to the clever team at Light Space. Perfect for events ranging from 150-500 guests, this venue has the right balance of industrial cool and upmarket elegance.
Versatile, practical and stylish, Public House is the perfect spot for Christmas parties of any size or budget. With no fewer than five separate function spaces,including the option to take over the whole venue, it’s no wonder they’reregarded as one of the best Christmas function venue spaces in Perth.
Transformed from a derelict building in Perth’s outskirts, The Standard Bar Garden and Kitchen has since become a little slice of heaven and one heck of a Christmas function venue. Featuring four individual spaces including a fruit tree lined wine garden – it’s like Santa found your wish list after all.
On the hunt for an alternative function venue that will earn you some serious ‘cool points’ with your coworkers? One part recording studio and two parts function venue, this music mecca is guaranteed to leave a lasting impression on your guests. Featuring grungy interiors and elaborate wall murals, it’s the perfect backdrop for a Christmas party with a serious punk rock attitude.
Looking for a Sydney Christmas function venue with a little more sophistication? You should consider a very civilised affair at Boronia House. Nestled against the backdrop of some of Sydney’s most prestigious gardens this elegant venue offers cocktail high tea ceremonies for larger groups from $75pp.
Perfectly versatile in every way, The Glenmore has got all of your bases covered this Christmas. Happily situated in the thick of the action, this Opera House adjacent venue features the relaxed comfort of a gastro pub with the high energy appeal of one of Sydney’s most vibrant precincts.
Sleek and modern, Loft is a multifunctional space generously spread over three levels. Featuring waterfront views of the Harbour Bridge and Sydney’s dazzling skyline this offering from Doltone House is the final word in decadent Christmas function venues.
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