Best Venues for Christmas Parties in the East Midlands

All the information you need to decide where to have a festive party with friends!

Looking for a venue to hire out this festive season? Whether it’s a get-together for 50 or a party for 500, there are plenty of places available to book for different events. Here are just a few of our favourites in the East Midlands!

Prestwold Hall, Loughborough

Prestwold Hall, Prestwold Lane, LE12 5SQ  •  Web  •   Email Link 

This privately owned mansion in the heart of the Midlands is the ancestral home of the Packe-Drury–Lowe family, who open their doors for a wide variety of events, including Christmas parties. Prestwold Hall is a magnificent venue for a Christmas shindig and can be hired exclusively for up to 140 guests (minimum 80 people). The Christmas package includes a welcome cocktail, three-course seated dinner with coffee and petits fours, and a DJ and disco until midnight.

prestwold hall
Prestwold Hall

Quorn Grange Hotel, Loughborough 

88 Wood Lane Quorn, Leicestershire, LE12 8DB  •  Web  •  Email Link

Do you want a spectacular Christmas? This distinctive 19th-century hotel is set in eight acres of idyllic countryside. They offer several festive packages including disco party night, festive afternoon tea and a scrumptious set menu. Afterwards, grab one of their exclusive hotel offers for as little as £68 for a double room with breakfast.

Quorn Grange hotel exterior and turkey
Quorn Grange Hotel

Norwood Park, Southwell 

Norwood Park, Southwell, NG25 0PB  •  Web •  Email Link 

A privatley owned country estate that overlooks a scenic lake and orchard. Built in 1764, this great house is a tranquil haven that offers a spacious and elegant venue to guests. Christmas party packages at Norwood Park include a welcome cocktail, three-course dinner in the gallery followed by coffee and petit fours. Afterwards, dance the night away as you enjoy the live band and DJ until midnight! Situated in 100-acres of parkland, this country estate is a pictueresque show-stopper for Christmas.

Norwood Park interior and exterior
Norwood Park


The Falcon Hotel, Uppingham

The Falcon Hotel, Market Place, LE15 9PY  •  Web  •  Email Link 

This stunning 16th-century coaching inn can accommodate 125 guests in its Garden Room for a fabulous Christmas shindig. The venue is cosy (think wooden beams and roaring fires) and all the food is locally sourced and cooked to order. The festive menu includes mouth- watering dishes including traditional roast breast of Norfolk turkey and 21-day-aged roast-pot beef. The hotel, which assign an events coordinator to every party booking, is also able to arrange discos, entertainment, photo booths, decorations and table plans.

Falcon Hotel Uppingham interior
The Falcon Hotel

De Vere East Mid lands Conference Centre,

Beeston Lane, The University of Nottingham, NG7 2RJ  •   Web  •  Email Link 

Located within 330 acres of the University of Nottingham’s landscaped parkland, De Vere East Midlands Conference Centre has two large rooms that can be hired for festive celebrations. The venue has capacity for up to 1,000 guests, and packages include room hire, a cocktail on arrival, a three-course dinner, dance floor, DJ and lighting. There is also complimentary on-site parking. The adjoining De Vere Orchard Hotel is perfect for those looking to extend the celebrations with an overnight stay.

De Vere East Mid lands Conference Centre
De Vere East Mid lands Conference Centre

Saltbox Bar, Nottingham

Bolero Square, Nottingham, NG1 1LY  •  Web  •  Email 

This cool, upmarket bar in central Nottingham is able to cater for parties up to 500 guests (or 100 for a sit-down meal). The venue is spacious and is split into three main areas: the central bar and lounge, the Box restaurant and a first-floor private area with a bar. There is also a stage and a sound system for groups who want to provide their own entertainment. Alternatively, the venue can book bands, musicians, DJs and entertainers to fit organisers’ budgets and requirements.

Saltbox Bar
Saltbox Bar

Moow,  Leicester

106 Queens Road, Leicester, LE2 3FL  •  Web  •  Email

Why not hold your Christmas party at Leicester’s newest burger restaurant? Situated on Queens Road, it’s the perfect place for Christmas lunch with the team, a large party with colleagues, or a relaxed festive dinner with clients! The three course menu is £20pp and features beef, chicken and vegetable burgers, with spicy paneer and halloumi options. Traditional Christmas pudding, wine and cocktail jugs as well as MOOW’s own milkshakes are also available.

Meow burger and shake

Gino’s Pear

8 Church Hill, Woodhouse Eaves LE12 8RT  •  Web  •  Email

Join Gino’s Pear Tree this Christmas. Book a table or hire the whole venue for your work do. Reserve a table in the main bar restaurant and treat your team to a 2 or three course set festive menu, or hire this whole area for large corporate events. Alternatively, hire the upstairs provate dining room which seats 12-22 guests. Prices start at £29 for a festive party menu.

Gino's Pear interior
Gino’s Pear


Beck Street, Nottingham, NG1 1EQ  •  Web  •  Email

Antenna is a business centre located in the heart of the Creative Quarter in Nottingham. This yuletide, the venue has put together a range of delightful party options to help you squeeze every little bit of cheer out of the festive season. Book a table in the Bar & Restaurant, and choose from the festive menu. Alternatively, book a meeting room and enjoy a festive buffet or hire the whole venue for something quirky and different!

Antenna interior

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