Brisbane Christmas party venues 2020 | Gourmand and Gourmet

Where to throw your Christmas party

Christmas Party Ideas Brisbane

It seems to happen every year without fail–we forget about organising something for Christmas, December inevitably rolls around, and we all start to panic.

Don’t want to spend this holiday period grasping at straws for a Christmas party venue in Brisbane? Save yourself the hassle and secure your Christmas party spot now–we have a few names to check, no matter what you have in mind…

ZA ZA TA | OVOLO THE VALLEY 

With a myriad of private dining spaces and connected events spaces like The Grand Hall and The Games Room, Ovolo The Valley’s ZA ZA TA offers a lively and modern venue with a whole lotta character. 

ZA ZA TA is offering a number of Christmas party packages for the silly season, including the yalla package with three hours of drinks and canapés for $85pp,or the Za’atar plated package with two- and three-course lunch and dinner menus starting at $65pp. For an adults-only affair, ZA ZA TA is also rolling out a special sip & lick trolleya naughty combination of a drinks trolley and a dessert station! 

No matter how big you think, the team at Ovolo The Valley can make it happen. Find out more about Ovolo functions and get in touch here.

ALFRED AND CONSTANCE | FORTITUDE VALLEY

It’s time to eat, drink, and get tiki’d. Alfred and Constance has always been a go-to for events in the Valley, and for good reason. The freshly renovated venue is relaxed and welcoming, boasting a range of lively spaces to suit your needs.

The Tiki Bar is especially great for Christmas parties, with cocktails, canapés, and party vibes aplenty. Let the friendly team take care of business while you sit back and reflect on the (crazy) year it was–get in touch here. 

IVORY TUSK | FORTITUDE VALLEY

A Valley haunt fit for a party of 20 or 275, Ivory Tusk has eight versatile spaces across multiple floors–all perfect for your Chrissy do. Colourful themed spaces stretch from the Mane Stage to two glowing terraces, bustling bar spaces and hidden nooks.

The Main Floor is serving straight Palm Springs vibes, creating a perfect escape from this balmy Brisbane summer. Our pick of the pack, though, is the vibrant Garden Terrace, which comes complete with a personal bar, DJ booth, AV capabilities and access to lawn games–all while the friendly staff bring you platters and platters of tasty treats! For a feliz Navidad, get in touch with the Ivory Tusk team at functions@ivorytusk.com.au.

PAWPAW | EAST BRISBANE

If you’ve ever been to Pawpaw (or stalked their Insta), you’d know this gorgeous space is perfect for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and events of all sizes. 

Head to the private room, throw back cocktails at your personal bar and dine on delicious Asian fare. Work with the team to create a bespoke menu suited to your group (with plenty of GF and vegan options), and hear your friends rave about the food until Christmas 2021! The space is tucked away with a private entrance and has a speaker system that you can link your playlist to–we predict a lot of Mariah Carey will be blasted at this East Brisbane hotspot… Email mel@pawpawcafe.com.au to sort out your party!

NORMAN HOTEL | WOOLLOONGABBA 

The Norman Hotel is famous for many things. The rich history of the hotel. The prime range of steaks that are cooked to perfection every time. And, of course, the epic end of year parties that take place there.

With six unique and freshly renovated spaces suited to all kinds of events, the Norman Hotel makes for the perfect Christmas party spot. If you’re throwing something small, we totally suggest ordering off the a la carte menu and take your pick from the 16 steaks, tasty sides, and fresh seafood on offer. If you’re feeding a bigger herd, there’s a range of platters and canapés to choose from–and yes, those iconic Wagyu brisket spring rolls do make the cut. 

Head to the Norman’s website to get in touch with their friendly functions team.

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WALKABOUT CREEK CAFE | THE GAP

Christmas with a view, anyone? A complete escape from the city, Walkabout Creek Cafe sits pretty in the Enoggera Reservoir and offers a huge deck perfect for events of all sizes!

Hire out the space for $100/hr on weekdays or $120/hr on weekends, and take your pick from the impressive catering packages on offer, with everything from plated brunches and high teas, to canapés and cocktails, and classic Christmas buffets! To make it an even more unique event, you can add a private animal encounter show on for $10pp, and get to know the locals a bit better!

The friendly team at Walkabout Creek Cafe are more than happy to work with you to curate a bespoke package to suit your celebration. Get in touch by emailing info@walkaboutcreek.com.au, or by calling 3300 2558. 

OVOLO INCHCOLM | SPRING HILL 

This Spring Hill beauty happens to be one of the most highly-rated boutique hotels in Brisbane, and is offering up three decadent packages for Christmas partying socialites.   

Meander around the cosy designer wallpaper interiors and enjoy a lavish Christmas party at Ovolo Inchcolm, with a lush three-hour cocktail and canapés package from $85pp, or sit down to lunch from $65pp or dinner from $75pp. Plus, when you’re done sipping on cocktails and nibbling on gourmet fare, you can head straight The Inchcolm Bar for a tipple or two (or three or four).

ONE FISH TWO FISH | KANGAROO POINT

Seasoned professionals when it comes to throwing parties, the team at One Fish Two Fish will keep the good times, rosé, and seafood coming!

Their three group menus sit between $35pp and $75pp and range from gourmand to gourmet, with the former offering finger food and fish ‘n’ chips, and the latter loaded up with oysters, hot and cold seafood platters, and sophisticated mains. So pick your poison, get comfy on the sunny enclosed veranda, and enjoy your Chrissie do–book here!

BAR ALTO | NEW FARM

If the river views and rustic Powerhouse vibes aren’t enough for you, check out Bar Alto’s menu of modern Italian eats, and marvellous wine list. 

With three spaces to choose from–the park room, the dining room, and the outdoor deck–and a range of dining options including two- and three-course meals, shared feasts, drop off platters and canapés, Bar Alto is the summer party spot of your dreams.

Read more and book yourself in here.

Yes, this Christmas will look pretty different from previous years. But hey, isn’t that just another reason to send 2020 off in style!? 

 

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