Top Spots for a Festive Christmas Party in Bristol

It’s (nearly) that magical time of year again – whether you’re feeling festive or not, it’s time to start planning your company’s Christmas party! If you’re looking for a venue in Bristol, the vibrant city offers plenty of unique, festive options to host your holiday celebrations. Here are some of the best spots to book your upcoming Christmas bash:

The Ivy Brasserie Clifton

OK so starting it off with a classic! The Ivy in Clifton is extra special – with beautiful tall ceilings adorned with artwork and lavish décor, it’s the perfect backdrop for a Christmas do. Check out their private dining options and delicious festive menu for a more laid-back festive party.

Blame Gloria

This is one for the more exciting, sparkly, go-all-out Christmas bash. Deemed the ‘coolest bar in Bristol’, this show-stopping space is sure to leave your guests talking for weeks this Christmas.

Blame Gloria hosts up to 400 guests with its own bar and 2 semi-exclusive areas, the space is well-suited to serve DJs, festive food, and entertainment. Did we mention that if you book between 20th November and 30th December you’ll get your first round of drinks for free! 

No. 4 Clifton Village

No.4 Clifton Village see you celebrate the season from just £24 per person, as you can enjoy a Christmas feast across the welcoming space. Think duck terrine, veggie Wellington, traditional Christmas pud and more served across a venue with everything from original fireplaces to ornate Georgian accents.

SS Great Britain

This iconic ship turned museum provides an epic place for a Christmas do. Their special Christmas package includes a candlelit dinner in the ship’s ornate Victorian dining saloon along with opportunities to explore the ship and on-board festive décor – get in there quick!

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

A grand Christmas party venue, the museum offers special after-hours hire with access to the dinosaur exhibits, mummy room, and other amazing galleries for a refined yet fun-filled event.

M Shed

This harborfront museum dedicated to Bristol makes for a stylishly modern venue bathed in sparkling lights along the waterfront. Hire M Shed for a contemporary event with unbeatable atmosphere.

The Square Club

The Square Club is a unique combo of award-winning restaurant, cocktail bar, private hire venue and members’ club, where you can throw any kind of bash. The Hideaway holds up to 80 people, offering a mix of stylish interiors and delish drinks for your party. 

Clifton Observatory

Set atop the iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge, this glass-walled venue delivers breathtaking aerial views of Bristol. With imaginative catering and decor, it’s ideal for a magical winter wonderland-themed affair.

From historic to chic to quirky, Bristol has a fantastic array of venues to pick from for an unforgettable Christmas bash this season. Get planning!

Need a place to stay? That’s where we come in! All our luxury apartments reside in the heart of the city, so you can be assured a place to get ready in and mosey on back to after your festive, fun-filled night out!

Published: By Phoebe Clutton on Monday 13th November 2023