Our pick of some of the best venues in Bristol and Bath for your office Christmas party

No one wants to be thinking about Christmas now that summer has finally graced us with its presence, but if you want to guarantee the best, biggest, and boldest venues in Bristol and Bath for your Christmas party this festive season, you’re going to have to book up quick before all the perfect places disappear. […]

No one wants to be thinking about Christmas now that summer has finally graced us with its presence, but if you want to guarantee the best, biggest, and boldest venues in Bristol and Bath for your Christmas party this festive season, you’re going to have to book up quick before all the perfect places disappear.

To ensure you don’t have to spend too long sat inside searching for an office Christmas party your colleagues will never forget – time that could be spent sunbathing – we’ve compiled a list of a few of our favourite places in the South West we know you’ll just love.

Winter Wonkaland @ The Passenger Shed – Hype Agency

“If you want to view paradise, simply look around and view it.”

At this year’s Christmas party extravaganza at The Passenger Shed, produced by Hype Agency, Brunel’s iconic venue becomes Willy Wonka’s crazy chocolate factory where you’ll enjoy a welcome drink, themed three-course meal, and dance the night away with friends, colleagues, and a character or two from Roald Dahl’s childhood classic.

Meet Hype at the factory gates, present your golden ticket, and get transported to a weird and wacky winter wonderland. A shrinking corridor? A chocolate river? An edible garden? A fizzy lifting room? Come and see what sensational surprises are waiting for you.

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Yurt Lush – Bristol

A cafe and bar in a Mongolian yurt, Yurt Lush brings a calming festival feel to Bristol’s bustling city centre. The venue can host a range of events and offers a choice of menu options and most importantly – a bar! Running from the end of November to the end of December, this unique venue is perfect for your office Christmas party. You can book the entire venue from Monday to Saturday, or you can book a smaller yurt or tables for smaller parties (minimum of 8 guests). The whole venue can hold 90 seated and 100 standing. Individual side yurts can hold 35 people.

No 4 Clifton Village

Whether you’re looking to throw an extravagant office Christmas party or a small festive gathering with your friends and family, No. 4 Clifton Village, situated in a beautiful Georgian Mansion in the heart of Clifton Village, promises a party you’ll never forget. With its warming fireplaces, grand sash windows and atmospheric subdued vintage lighting, this is the ideal place to take refuge from the winter weather with a glass of wine and a mouth-watering festive buffet. Able to cater for Christmas meals from 2 to 50 people and drink parties and buffets from 50 to 80, call now before this venue is all booked up.

Steam Bristol

If you’re searching for one of the best Christmas parties Bristol has to offer, look no further than Steam Bristol. Situated within a magnificent old station building, its warming fireplace and friendly atmosphere make this the perfect place to celebrate Christmas with friends, family, and work colleagues. Offering two different types of Christmas party from the end of November throughout December – a more relaxed party menu or a more traditional one – make sure you book as soon as possible as reservations for this popular venue fill up fast.

The Square – Bristol

A venue like no other, The Square in Bristol can tailor a party to suit your every need and is the perfect place for your office Christmas party. Capable of seating up to 120 and featuring a lower deck cocktail bar with a resident DJ, your guests will love this one-of-a-kind location. If you’d rather a slightly more intimate affair, you can hire The Square exclusively for up to 80 people. During the festive season they are famed for their creatively decorated interiors, delicious food, legendary parties and festive drinks menu.

Racks – Bristol

Let Racks provide you with the perfect festive atmosphere for your seasonal soirée this December. Whether you’re looking for a venue for a small Christmas meal with friends and family or a spectacular office Christmas party, Racks can cater to your individual needs. The venue features many cosy hidden nooks and crannies making it the ideal place for an intimate Christmas catch up. Able to host up to 100, there are several spaces here that would make the ideal setting for your Christmas celebrations this year, such as “The Playroom”, which can accommodate a DJ or live band and has its own private bar and dancing area. With variable pricing available at Christmas, the earlier you book, the cheaper the venue is. 

Cumberwell Park

A festive atmosphere, fantastic food and drink, and friendly and attentive staff will warmly welcome you when you step through the doors to your office Christmas party at Cumberwell Park this year. Celebrate Christmas or the New Year in style with party nights capable of catering to either small gathering of friends or large parties for all your colleagues. With a Christmas lunches option perfect for those who’d prefer a daytime function and specially decorated festive function rooms, no matter your Christmas needs this year, Cumberwell Park has got you covered.

CLIFTON SAUSAGE (Bristol and Bath)

With over 13 years’ experience catering for parties of all sizes, your Christmas soirée is in safe hands with the team at Clifton Sausage.

Bristol – Book Bristol’s Clifton Sausage for you and your colleagues’ office Christmas party this year and savour their scrumptious Christmas menu, featuring a comprehensive and creative range of sausages. They even treat you to a free Christmas cracker and mince pie so you can immerse yourself in the festive spirit.

Bath – A new restaurant boasting beautiful views of Bath’s glorious skyline, The Clifton Sausage Bath offers a variety of different sausages – including a reindeer and cranberry sausage just for Christmas – as well as an impressive range of British inspired dishes, making it a great venue for your Christmas gatherings and dinners.


For a more comprehensive choice of venues for your office Christmas party, be sure to pick up The Office Christmas Party Guide when it’s released later on in the year.

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