Christmas party season is almost in full swing! With just one month to go, there’s no time like the present to decide where you’d like to host your workplace festivities. To help make this all-important search even easier, we’ve pulled together a list of our top suggestions here at Wellington Place. From luxury Italian wine bars, to indulgent buffet menus full of Christmas favourites, and venues where you can dance the night away – we offer something for everyone.
As well as being a go-to destination for coffee enthusiasts at Wellington Place, Sociable Folk also doubles as an excellent venue for Christmas parties.
When it comes to food, guests can either feast on Xmas grazing boards, which are packed full of cheeses, breads, and olives and pickles, or tuck into a selection of tasty buffet items including festive sweet bites and smoked salmon bagels. Sociable Folk can accommodate for groups between 40 and 100 people and its prices start from £15 per person.
Find out more and book at Sociable Folk’s website.
Did somebody say pigs in blankets?
Wellington Place’s first independent pub Hoist House is offering up a selection of indulgent festive favourites this year on its buffet menu. As well as including everyone’s favourite Christmas pork treats like pigs in blankets, the menu also offers turkey and stuffing sandwiches, and a range of cheese and biscuits.
Vegans and vegetarians aren’t left out either, as the menu includes tasty meat-free options such as roasted veg and stuffing sandwiches, and mozzarella sticks with cranberry sauce. Hoist House can cater for parties up to 150 people, and its festive buffet is available for £13.50 per person.
For more information, email the Hoist House team.
From karaoke nights to parties with a live band or DJ, nothing is off limits when it comes to planning your Christmas party at The Terrace.
As well as offering plenty of flexibility, The Terrace can also provide your guests with a delicious range of cocktails and mocktails from local drinks specialist Mix & Twist, and heavenly canapés and tapas from its food partner, locally based Catering Yorkshire.
The Terrace can accommodate groups up to 150 people and its prices vary according to the space required.
For more information, visit The Terrace’s website.
Located in the heart of our thriving community next to our unmissable Christmas tree is The Good Luck Club, one of the largest venues based here at Wellington Place.
The Good Luck Club has refreshed its menu for 2023 and is offering partygoers a selection of Christmas dinner must-haves from glazed pigs in blankets to XMAS turkey burgers.
The beauty of Good Luck Club is that it works for groups of all sizes! The Ceiling Room can be booked for 35 -to 100 guests or the whole venue can be rented to accommodate for up to 180.
Book now via The Good Luck Club’s website.
Those who are looking to dance the night away to the biggest hits of the 70s, 80s, and 90s, should look no further than Crowne Plaza and its Dance Through the Decades party events.
Guests are handed a complimentary glass of prosecco when walking through the door and are treated to a three-course meal before they get up and dance the night away. Crowne Plaza has also just completed a £1m refurbishment of its new Bar & Restaurant, TAP, so cocktails before and after the party are a must!
Party nights at Crowne Plaza start from £46 per person, and you can choose to join-a-party if you’re a smaller group or take out the whole venue with a maximum capacity of 150 people.
For more information, or to book, visit Crowne Plaza’s website.
Fancy adding a bit of sophistication to your Christmas party? How about a wine tasting session!
Italian wine bar Veeno can arrange for you and your guests to sample a selection of its luxury Italian wines straight from the family vineyard in Sicily. When it comes to meal options, Veeno’s Christmas buffet offers a delightful combination of beautiful platters, pizza, and delicious desserts.
Christmas parties can be booked for groups ranging between 10 to 120 people and prices start from £30 per person.
Find out more and book via Veeno’s website.
Whether you’re looking for a sit down a la carte meal, a space for a few casual festive drinks, or a large Christmas party, Mad Frans has you covered.
Mad Frans is equipped to cater for parties for up to 130 people, with venue hire prices starting from £350.
It prides itself on using the best of Yorkshire produce, and its Christmas menu includes two mouthwatering buffet options for larger groups, as well as a festive a la carte menu which includes Frans’ Roast Pork to Sun Blushed Tomato Risotto.
Enquire today via the Mad Frans website.
And if you’re looking for extra festivities this Christmas with work colleagues, you can enjoy many merry moments at Wellington Place’s all-new Winter Wonderfest!
For four weeks over the festive season, the ground floor of 11 Wellington Place will be transformed. Winter Wonderfest opens from 24th November with a programme packed full of enchanting free events open to the public, as well as some exclusively for the Wellington Place community. Expect a wide range of festive fun, from family film screenings, festive markets, lino print workshops to carol singing – plenty to get into the Christmas spirit!
What’s more, voluntary donations for Yorkshire Children’s Charity will be accepted at each event, to help give to those most in need this festive season.
You can find the full schedule of events here