The festive season is upon us with Christmas rapidly approaching. If the last thing you want to be doing right now is cooking, cleaning and planning, we’ve got you sorted with Brisbane’s best Christmas party venues. They’ll take care of all the details, meaning you can just focus on having a good time!

The Waterloo Hotel | Fortitude Valley

With a deep marble-top bar, a variety of versatile function spaces and your own dedicated Events Manager, The Waterloo Hotel is the perfect event for your Christmas celebration! Whether you want to enjoy a sit-down dining function or mingle with cocktails and roving canapés, The Waterloo Hotel offers a wide range of function spaces that will make it easy for you to host the perfect event for your guests. Each function package includes your own personal Events Manager who will assist you in selecting the perfect function space for your event, as well as the right food & beverage package for your needs. With spectacular art deco architecture and a rich history, you and your guests will love celebrating the festive season in one of Brisbane’s most iconic venues!


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Covent Garden | West End

As far as function spaces go, it doesn’t get any dreamier than Covent Garden in West End. With spectacular Queenslander-inspired interiors as well as a sundrenched garden courtyard, Covent Garden promises to create a memorable event for your Christmas party. Catering for groups up to 250, the team at Covent Garden will tailor an events package to suit your needs. They have a mouth-watering menu of platters, canapés, feasting tables, picnic tables, desserts and drinks packages, ensuring you and your guests don’t go hungry (or thirsty!). Whether you’re hosting a smaller sit-down event, an intimate cocktail party or a celebration with all your friends, this versatile venue means you won’t have to scrimp on anything. With AV systems included in certain packages, you can personalise your experience to ensure your celebration is a special one.


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Motorwagen Café & Restaurant | Brisbane CBD

With plush booths, stunning brass finishings and exposed brick walls, Motorwagen is easily one of Brisbane’s most beautiful venues. As the brainchild of Sam Pask (formerly of OTTO Brisbane, Urbane and Esquire), Motorwagen is a contemporary dining destination. They offer a wide variety of spaces for group functions including a private dining room (with separate audio/visual), the front dining room, the rear dining room, and the bar. The menu is a well-balanced blend of modern classics and innovative dishes and will allow you and your guests to enjoy a spectacular culinary experience as you celebrate the festive season! Whether you choose to offer your guests a range of roving canapés as you enjoy drinks and conversation or instead opt for a seated set menu or feast-style menu, the seasonal selection of dishes will delight you and your guests.


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Bacchus Restaurant | South Bank

Enjoy the royal treatment this festive season at Bacchus Restaurant. Whether it be a corporate function or intimate family affair, their incredible menu will allow you and your guests to indulge as much as you like. Specialising in degustation dining, Bacchus offer carefully constructed courses in an explosion of flavour, texture and colour. Bacchus also shares a deep love of the vintage champagne Dom Pérignon, so you know the bubbly will be flowing.


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Pony Dining | Brisbane CBD

Showcasing a menu of local produce and modern Australian dining, Pony Dining is perfect for a Christmas celebration that is a little more special. Their signature Argentinian Wood Fire Grill brings new life to classic cuts of meat and seafood and can be enjoyed in a private setting. Seating up to 24 guests, you can enjoy a range of reduced a la carte menus along with a canapé selection for cocktail style events.


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