Gaucho is definitely no shrinking violet. Featuring a black and white colour scheme, cowhides and chandeliers aplenty, head to the swanky spot for an unforgettable evening, complete with incredible food - it's known for serving some of the finest Argentinian steaks - and A-star service.
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On the hunt for the most lavish and mistletoe-tastic spot to impress the bigwigs at work? Then look no further. We've combed through Manchester's best venues to find the most exclusive, unique and wow-factor-worthy festive offerings to make sure your Christmas bash goes off with a bang. With a sleigh's worth of underground hotspots, festive dinners and cocktail soirees, we come bearing gifts to ensure you have one of the most memorable and opulent parties of the season.
For full listings of Manchester festive frolics, check out our Christmas Party page.
Meat lovers, meet Alston Bar & Beef, the Corn Exchange restaurant of your dreams. Selecting only the top 1% of Tweed Valley beef for their menu, and with a vast selection of gins and bespoke gin infusions available at the bar, you can be guaranteed that whichever of their festive packages you pick - and there's many to choose from - you'll be treated to an unforgettable evening,
For the ultimate in drinking and dining excess, head to Cloud 23 where you'll be treated to views across the Manchester cityscape and exquisite cocktails. The spectacular floating cocktail bar and restaurant make for the perfect spot to enjoy some festive frolics whilst their exclusive spaces, available to hire, means you can celebrate in a more intimate and private area.
Oozing empirical decadence and with more pineapple adornments than you can shake a stick at, Grand Pacific is a top spot for yuletide celebrations. Pick between traditional and contemporary dishes from their festive three-course menu, including roast turkey and leaf-baked Malaysian salmon, or, if you're looking for something a little different, go for their festive High Tea.
Located within the hub of Spinningfields, Albatross and Arnold makes a perfect spot for all you office soiree needs. Not only has the venue got a plethora of festive menus available - ranging from Christmas cocktails to buffets, to canapes and courses galore - but they've also got party packages available for group sizes ranging from four people up to hiring the entire venue.
For a truly special festive celebration, host a Las Vegas-themed gaming party at one of Manchester's finest party venues - Manchester235. With a James Martin Restaurant on-site, several gaming rooms and a late-night cocktail bar, this place makes the party planning process look like a walk in the park.
This subterranean hidden gem, entered via a stylish glass pyramid, will be sure to wow your guests with its Australian-style interiors and Pan-Asian-inspired Christmas menus. Relax in your luxe surroundings whilst enjoying a banquet of avocado, watermelon and shiso maki rolls and golden miso chocolate pots with honeycomb crunch.
Bringing beautiful interiors, Japanese and Mexican small plates and signature cocktails to Spinningfields, Peter Street Kitchen is the place to go if you want to celebrate the Christmas season in style. With dishes such as Goma-glazed roasted aubergine and shredded crab with spicy ginger mayo tostados available, you can expect a classy evening of tasty dishes and unique tipples.
Tattu is a sure-fire choice to impress the suits at work, featuring a winning combo of brooding interiors, stunning Pan-Asian dishes and a cocktail list filled with unusual concoction. The sultry spot also has a number of different areas that can be hired out, as well as three different festive menus to choose from.
Raise your Christmas party game - literally - and enjoy panoramic views across the city with a soiree at the highest restaurant in Manchester. The swanky spot has bundles of menus and areas available, including their hugely popular terrace snow globes, to ensure your night goes smoothly.