Looking to impress with your seasonal shindig? Then this sleek Argentinian restaurant, known for serving the finest steak, is the spot for you. Featuring a black and white colour scheme, two mezzanines and high ceilings, Gaucho also offers a private dining room for up to 16 people and a festive menu with vegetarian dishes available.
Christmas Party Manchester
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas... which means it's time to roll up your sleeves and get planning your festive shindig. Unsure where to start? No problem, we've been beavering away to bring you some of the best venues in Manchester, with everything from plush dinners, late-night cocktail bars and a couple of the more unusual spots around the city to make sure you leave your mark on the party scene. Forget sending your list off to Santa, we've got everything you want right here.
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With stylish interiors and a stocking's worth of festive menus on offer, The Anthologist is a sure-fire crowd-pleaser, so why not gather your nearest and dearest and book your own private space in the heart of Manchester? What's more, their private igloos are back by popular demand, meaning you can spend your evening in a winter wonderland.
Dress up and head on down to this luxe drinking experience for a top-notch evening of table service, VIP areas and themed martinis. They've also got a number of deals on offer, including a limited-edition cocktails menu - the Christmas Fairytale, a cognac, creme de cacao, gingerbread and egg white concoction, is definitely one for our wishlist
One of the best pizza places in the Northern Quarter, this unique restaurant offers delicious doughy slices for all tastes and dietary requirements, signature cocktails and a wonderful atmosphere perfect for a laid back evening with your mates to celebrate the festive season.
Event City is unquestionably one of the biggest event spaces in Manchester. Spreading across 28,000 square meters, the venue is capable of hosting a variety of different events, whether it's a huge Christmas party in Manchester, a live concert or a huge exhibition.
Choose this buzzing venue for your Christmas party posse where indie, rock'n'roll, classic rock and pop playlists reign supreme in true Mancunian fashion. They've also got a heap of party packages available for your evening of yuletide merriment, including Southern BBQ options and buffet bites.
If you're looking for something a little different this holiday season, then this quirky Arcade-themed spot is the place for you. Boasting pizzas by the paddle, unique signature cocktails and 14 tech-savvy darts oches, Flight Club offers the perfect opportunity to challenge your chums and colleagues to a little friendly competition...
For a guaranteed great night of delicious drinks and fun times, head over to Revolution, where delicious cocktails, homemade vodka shots and club classics are waiting to keep you on your feet till the early hours. Get there before the party starts and grab one of their festive three-course meals or Christmas buffets to help you go the distance.
The perfect party for any petrol-heads, TeamSport Go Karting offer various event experiences, from exclusive track hire to personalised catering and drinks packages. If you're after some adrenaline-fuelled fun, look no further than this huge indoor racing track.
If you're looking for a little luxury party pad to celebrate in this year, then look up to Cloud 23. Soak up the panoramic view of Manchester and experience the exclusive lounges for a splash of decadence. Canapes and finger food are available for some nifty nibbles, or just hit up the bar for some of their infamous statement cocktails.
This edgy Northern Quarter bar and restaurant is a top choice for those after an untraditional Christmas bash. The vibrant kebab house has a bunch of private hire, food platter and drinks options available that'll see you breaking flatbread with your nearest and dearest and toasting over turkey shawarmas.
Push the boat out this Christmas at Peter Street Kitchen, where stunning dishes, delicious cocktails and a stylish interiors await. It's all about Japanese and Mexican small plates, so come hungry and be prepared for a tapas-style feast - also don't forget to try out some of their wide selection of quirky cocktails and sakes.
Dive NQ is the place to go if you're after fun vibes with minimal fuss - offering up a plethora of festive decorations and private rooms for intimate events. Drinks come in the form of beer and festive cocktails, while bao buns, sushi and east Asia's finest dishes will line your stomach before the party kicks off.
Not only does this beautiful Deansgate spot serve up a delicious range of dishes, including their renowned hanging kebabs, but The Botanist is a nirvana for cocktail lovers - lychee and rose martini, anyone? They've also got a cracking selection of food and festive drinks on offer, making it the perfect spot for a classy Crimbo work soiree or a tipple or two with the girls.
If you couldn't secure that elusive December vacay then The Liars Club is oozing with island novelties, punchy rum concoctions and other Tiki tipples and treats to get you feeling some festive warmth. They also host regular cocktail masterclasses for up to 25 people if you're looking for something a little different.
Spend your evening crooning along to Buble, belting out some Mariah and warbling along to Elton at the city's best karaoke venue. Feast on a festive platter of Korean chicken wings, veggie spring rolls and onion rings whilst singing your heart out within one of K2's individually decorated rooms, catering for a range of groups from 2-40.
How could we not include this popular Northern Quarter haunt? Hosting some of the city's best DJs every weekend, the ping-pong-party-spot hybrid is a great venue for whatever kind of yuletide bash you're looking for, with multiple Christmas packages and spaces available to hire.