If you’re yet to organise your Christmas party, or fancy the idea of a pre-Christmas catch up with friends but have had neither the time nor inclination to actually pick up the phone and book a table, don’t stress. You won’t be stuck at Sizzler with only your boss and the unified hatred of your colleagues for company. Some of the best restaurants in Brisbane still have space available for you Chrissy do!
Yep, no lump of coal for you this year. Here’s our guide to the best last-minute Christmas party venues in Brisbane.
If a casual Italian feast by the river with your crew sounds like the perfect way to get festive this Christmas season (er, yes!), you might want to book a table at Popolo. Dishing up some of the best Italian fare in Brisbane, the Popolo gang are ready and waiting to add some Italian generosity to your Christmas get together.
French Vietnamese dining at its finest, Libertine, tucked into The Barracks, is one of our favourite Brisbane party venues, and a no-brainer for a fun and completely delicious Christmas party. We recommend you settle in for long afternoon in the gorgeous courtyard and make the most of the Brisbane summer.
There’s no better occasion to treat your crew to one of Urbane’s famous fine-dining degustations than Christmas time. This award-winning icon of Brisbane’s dining scene still has bookings available for your Christmas party, whether large or small, so reserve your spot now.
The swanky new NEXT Hotel is a great option for your casual Christmas get together, or full-blown festive lunch or dinner. Lennon’s Restaurant & Bar brings the ambience—it’s all low lighting and gorgeous views of Queen Street—while the Lennon’s Pool Terrace and Bar, complete with pool and killer night views, is ideal for drinks and canapés.
If understated luxury is your jam, you’ll love what this one-hatted Brisbane restaurant is plating up. The Euro, in all its exposed brick and red-walled glory, is both one of the best restaurants in Brisbane, and a surprisingly affordable option for your Christmas party or merry little catch up with pals.
Tapas, wine, and good times are on offer at Gordita this Christmas season. Gordita's sexy, modern fit out and gorgeous Spanish menu is the perfect foil to Christmas shenanigans.
The Fox Hotel
The Fox Hotel is home to six completely unique functions spaces (you might have seen us raving about them already), and yes, some are still available to hire for your Christmas party. Enquire ASAP to find out if this foxy pub can take you.
There’s a Christmas feast, and then there’s a Christmas feast at Peasant. A beautiful Spanish restaurant with a reputation for some of the best darn tapas in town, Peasant do the whole bountiful-table thing very well.
If your idea of a great Christmas part involves red wine, tapas, and lots of cheese, Peasant’s little brother venue, Cabiria is a safe bet for your Christmas party. This dimply lit den of deliciousness has cool-kid Christmas all over it.
Port Office Hotel
Whether you’re on the hunt for a corporate Christmas pasty spot, or something more relaxed and intimate, Brisbane icon, the Port Office Hotel, still has private dining spaces available for you Christmas party. Their in-house restaurant, Restaurant Fix, is also taking bookings in the lead up to the big day, so there’s no excuse not to get merry with your colleagues this year.
Summit Restaurant & Bar
A Brisbane Christmas party venue with one heck of a view, Summit has just had a prime party space free up on the night of the 19th of December, and you could be the lucky duck to snag it! Call Summit to book.
How does a three-course, suckling pig feast with matching wines sound for your Christmas bash? As well as this epic Xmas feast, Rosalie eatery Il Locale has a range of dining packages to suit your group size.
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