Plan ahead and get your festive party head on. It's time to book up the all-important Christmas party venue.

Browns, Newcastle

Browns is a trusty spot for celebrations of all kinds. In Newcastle’s ever-growing foodie scene, this is one that stands the test of time. It is and always has been up there with the best. Think mouth-watering meals, all-occasion dining and the perfect party atmosphere. It’s a great place to spend the festive period and celebrate with friends, colleagues and loved ones. The bustling brasserie and bar is filled with Christmas cheer from the decorations to the seasonal dishes and the smiling faces. Whether you’re checking in for a work Christmas party, catching up with friends over a couple of festive cocktails or sitting down for a delicious family, Christmas dinner, you’ll find perfection at every touch point and you’ll start your seasonal celebrations in style. Browns’ festive menus are crafted with fresh, seasonal ingredients in mind, featuring a wide range of flavoursome dishes. From a traditional roast turkey with all the trimmings to an indulgent, dark chocolate torte and a luxurious lobster. There really is something for everyone. Browns is a go-to spot for celebrations in Newcastle – go here at Christmas time and you’ll get that added festive sparkle!


Seaham Hall, Seaham

This Christmas, Seaham Hall is home to a whole host of fabulous festive packages for work parties, family getaways, girly spa days, couples retreats and more. From private parties to luxurious dinners, make sure you celebrate the festive season in five-star style. It’s party month, so you’ve got to make the most of it and ensure it’s as memorable as possible. Guests can enjoy two and three night packages before and over Christmas, all filled with glorious Christmas traditions, indulgent food and pure relaxation. The festive lunch is fantastic here too – complete with all the trimmings and a special visit from Santa to make the day magical for the little ones. If soaking in the spa and tucking in to afternoon tea is more your cup of tea, Seaham Hall have put together some perfect pampering packages and delightful afternoon tea treats. Devour a delicious selection of cakes, sandwiches and scones in Byron’s Lounge overlooking the stunning grounds. And don’t forget your dancing shoes for a blowout New Year’s party followed by a rejuvenating spa day the following morning. What a way to start 2018!


BALTIC, Gateshead

The BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art is a centre for celebration too. With well thought out menus bringing together beautiful local produce, the food is at the heart of every event. The creative chefs strive to design exciting new dishes making for a memorable and enjoyable experience for guests. What better way to get a taste of such luxury than at Christmas time with loved ones? If you’re looking to book up your works do, festive family celebration or a Christmas party with friends, BALTIC is the perfect place to appreciate the luxe things in life. The River Terrace, just above the ground floor, is great for a big celebration, with stunning views across the Tyne and the Quayside landmarks. Level 1 is BALTIC’s largest event space for a bit of wow-factor, and the Baltic Kitchen is a fantastic venue for an informal gathering with friends, family or colleagues. Toast to the festive season with breathtaking views across the city skyline. Visitors can also enjoy festive dining throughout December in BALTIC’s rooftop restaurant Six.


U At The County Spa

Make Christmas as memorable as ever this year with a bit of luxe pampering. There’s a new serene spot in Newcastle city centre, satisfying all your spa and beauty needs. It’s a beautiful break from bustling city life and it’s the perfect slice of peace and tranquility for groups of friends, family members, couples and colleagues. Book your festive celebration here for something a little different. You’ll get full use of the facilities for either a half day or a full day – where you’ll be able to indulge in Elemis spa treatments, soak in the hot tub, feast, sip fizz – and you can even pop on a festive flick while relaxing downstairs. The place is yours to enjoy, you can make it what you wish. The therapists are lovely here, and they’re happy to tailor your spa day to suit. As well as the two treatment rooms downstairs, upstairs you’ll find a beautiful blow-dry bar, a nail bar and all the beauty treatments you can think of to get you feeling fabulous ahead of the festive period. So whether you simply want to enjoy some bubbly in the hot tub bubbles, be treated to a hot stone full body massage or book in for a full beauty regime, this newbie has something for everyone and it’s the perfect spot for a Christmas party with a difference.


The County Hotel & The Hudson

Celebrate Christmas in the city at the County Hotel. Its breathtaking Grade II listed Victorian building is the perfect, picturesque setting for an unforgettable party season. With function suites as well as The Hudson bar and restaurant, you’ll be spoilt for choice when planning your works Christmas do, your festive party with friends or an intimate dinner with loved ones. There’s lots going on throughout December for guests to get involved in – including breakfast with Santa, Sunday lunch with Santa, Christmas Day lunch, a Boxing Day Ball and a New Year’s Eve Hagmanay Ball on Sunday 31st. The Boxing Day Ball includes free flowing canapes, a live band, DJ, monte carlo theme with gaming stations, roulette tables and more (just £15 pp). Feast on The County’s fabulous festive lunches throughout December where you can tuck in to a delicious three-course meal with house wine and a warm welcome from staff. You can book in at The Hudson for festive dining too – with expertly crafted, festive cocktails, traditional Christmas menus, lavish desserts and live DJs if you’re sticking around for the party. An intimate and twinkly venue boasting all the festive magic and more…

Revolution, Newcastle

Get into the Christmas spirit at Revolution, Newcastle. A cool, contemporary spot in the city where you can sip festive cocktails, feast on fine food and fill up your boots for a fabulous Christmas party. The party packages include a champagne or cocktail reception to get the party started, with some added stocking fillers for good measure. If picking at a buffet while you party is your thing, you can choose from the Christmas buffet menu including festive favourites such as turkey sliders with chorizo and cornbread stuffing, pigs in blankets and king prawn cocktails. If you’d prefer to have your forks at the ready for a blowout, festive feast, Revolution’s Christmas meals include: soup, potted salt beef, manchego cheese fondue, king prawn and crab cocktail and avocado and pomegranate salad to start; followed by hearty mains such as short rib of beef, roast turkey ballotine, baked mushroom gratin, sea bream and roasted aubergine. We all need something sweet to finish, and that comes in the form of Christmas pudding, chocolate brownie, baked New York cheesecake, winter berry cocktail or fresh fruit salad. If you’re looking for something a little creative, why not book in for a festive Cocktail Masterclass? Try your hand at making some tasty tipples – it’s one of the best cocktail experiences this side of the North Pole!


Grosvenor Casino, Newcastle

The Grosvenor Casino, Newcastle is a grand spot for festive celebrations. Enjoy a night out with all the trimmings, whether it’s with colleagues, friends or loved ones. Kick things off with a festive sharing platter available throughout December – expect turkey sliders, salmon goujons and plenty of vegetarian options too. The Christmas menu includes spiced winter soup, salmon and king prawn cocktail, chicken liver parfait and baked stilton and mushroom tart to start, followed by a roast turkey dinner, two chargrilled sirloin steaks, herb crusted salmon and seabass and vegetable and goats cheese wellington for mains. Sweeten the deal with a traditional Christmas pud, a lemon and lime amaretti tart, salted chocolate caramel torte or a raspberry and hazelnut meringue. Throughout the festive season there will be live entertainment every Friday and Saturday night and a beautiful function room to hire overlooking the casino. Get in quickly for the early bird offer – confirm your booking with a £10 pp deposit by 31 October and receive a bottle of red or white wine per four people. Enjoy delicious food and a perfect party vibe as the casino magic rolls on into the night. For further details on our Christmas package, private hire and entertainment please contact a member of the team on: [email protected]01912603303, 100 St James Boulevard, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 4BN.


Imperial Restaurant, Gateshead

Gateshead’s Imperial Restaurant is a great place to party this Christmas. This family-run favourite is best-known for it’s mouth-watering Chinese food, it’s fantastic service and its warm welcome. You won’t have to lift a finger and you’ll relax from start to finish as the team take you on a gorgeous gastronomical journey of authentic Chinese cuisine. Book in for a perfect Christmas party at Imperial Restaurant as the festive season kicks off in December. Expect a delicious Christmas lunch menu, a brilliant banquet menu and a New Year’s Eve banquet fit for a fine feast. Party people are invited to enjoy a tipple or two at the bar before choosing from the sparkling, seasonal menus. Christmas lunch dishes include deep fried wan tons with sweet and sour sauce, deep fried mini spring rolls and vegetable samosas to start, the Imperial special curry, king prawn Szechuan style and beef in black pepper sauce for mains, followed by a trusty Christmas pud or vanilla ice cream for dessert. The Christmas banquet offers a sensational selection of all of the above and move… what’s not to love? Top things off with a refreshing beverage – choose from coffee or jasmine tea.


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