Best Sydney Christmas Party Venues for 2022

POSTED ON Oct 4, 2022

Need to book your Christmas party? We’ve done the leg work for you. Sit back and choose from our top picks of Sydney Christmas Party venues for 2022.

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  1. Starship Aqua
  2. Manly Yacht Club
  3. The New Hampton Hotel
  4. Bel & Brio
  5. Glass Brasserie
  6. Cohibar
  7. Orso Bayside
  8. 12-Micron
  9. Buena
  10. Greenwood Hotel

1. Starship Aqua

Top Christmas Party Venue

After a long time cooped up, what better way to toast freedom and the festive season than on the water? Book the Starship Aqua for an evening of first class hospitality and cruise experience in Sydney Harbour. You and your guests will step on board a futuristic fusion of glass & light in a setting to remember.

This stylish charter can accommodate between 60 and 300 guests, allowing both formal dining and informal cocktail menus. Set over two floors, the main deck is enclosed with 3 metre high clear glass windows and the covered roof deck provides another aspect of the vista. The boat comes fully equipped for events with multiple bars, an elevated stage, TV’s, microphones and a sound system.

Exclusive hire packages include 4 hours cruising, a DJ and a professional event planner to help you with the menu and the details. To make it really special, why not also book a live band, entertainer or a photo booth?

For larger events, they also operate Starship Sydney, another luxury vessel with a capacity of up to 500 seated and 950 standing.

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Cruise Functions

2. Manly Yacht Club

A Christmas Function to Remember

Kick back with your colleagues and soak up the spectacular harbour views at Manly Yacht Club this Chrissy season. Options include:

  • Team Kayaking & BBQ lunch on the huge covered balcony
  • Waterfront buffet lunch
  • Sunset cocktail party with dancing into the night

Manly Yacht Club offer gives you the flexibility to use any caterer, cater yourself or use one of the caterers they recommend. Suited to both seated and cocktail style functions, the hall can seat up to 100 guests and the covered balcony seats up to 60 guests. The entire vane can hold 170 for a cocktail style function.

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Waterfront Sydney Christmas Parties

3. The New Hampton Hotel

Potts Point Chrissy Functions

This cosy Gastro Pun in Potts Point oozes a warm and inviting atmosphere. Unsurprisingly extremely popular for functions; the food is delish, the drinks are made with care and the event manager and staff are super helpful and friendly. They have a few function areas to choose to suit the size of your event and whether you want a stand up/casual event or a formal sit down meal.

Their Christmas packages live up to their reputation in value and quality with canapes and grazing table options for cocktail style affairs. They will also help you organise any extras such as entertainment, AV equipment, photo booths or even casino tables. Just ask.

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Potts Point venue

4. Bel & Brio

Gastronomic Experience in Barangaroo

Want to impress your guests or clients with a refined, authentic Italian gastronomic experience to remember? Or perhaps your crew are a discerning bunch with high expectations when it comes to wining and dining. Either way, Bel & Brio will be the way to go for your upcoming corporate holiday party!

Their events packages range from cocktails & canapés to a five course sit down menu with paired wines. Dine in the elegant formal dining room, secluded private dining room, lively bar & dining area, or surrounded by thousands of bottles of wine in the cellar. Each of their unique spaces is available for private hire.

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fine dining venue

5. Glass Brasserie in Sydney CBD

Enviable End of Year Celebrations

Located at the Hilton Hotel, in the heart of Sydney’s CBD, Glass Brasserie is one of Sydney’s finest chef hatted restaurants. The venue is spectacular and combines the exceptional culinary expertise of highly awarded local restaurateur Luke Mangan with the interior design of New York designer Tony Chi.

Setting the scene for an enviable end of year treat, choose from the Main Dining Room, The Wine Bar or Jimmy Chu’s private dining table, depending on the size of your party. If it’s been an exceptional year for the business, pull out the stops and choose the degustation menu with matching wines by the sommelier team.

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End of Year Functions

6. Cohibar

Relax and Enjoy the Vibe

In the heart of Darling Harbour, Cohibar boasts elevated views of Darling Harbour and the city skyline. This is the place to kick back and relax amongst colleagues whilst enjoying drinks, the ambience and those views. Their dining options include canapes, platters, experience stations and a shared dining menu.

Cohibar has three unique function spaces including an outdoor terrace with cover. Whether you are hosting a group of 20 or 100, they can accommodate. Maximum capacity is 130 if you want to take over the entire venue.

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Christmas Party Venue in Darling Harbour

7. Orso Bayside

Panoramic Harbour Views

Make it easy to host a great Christmas party and knock the socks off your team this season. Whether you want drinks and canapes or a sit down dinner, large or small, Orso can be configured to suit every event.

Reward your staff with the idyllic panoramic views, a fairy light canopy and a private deck with fold-back glass doors opening onto Sydney’s Middle Harbour. The contemporary and elegantly appointed venue enjoys scenery and sailing boats during the day and a spectacular outlook once the sun goes down when the lights shine on the water.

And when it comes to nourishment, you won’t be disappointed, Orso are known for their high standard of catering, attention to detail and helpful events staff. Book in now before it’s too late.

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Christmas Parties in Sydney

8. 12 Micron

Sublime Sydney Harbour Views

Sophisticated, yet relaxed, this light filled functions venue in Barangaroo overlooks Sydney Harbour and caters for a wide range of event styles from degustation dining to cocktail receptions. The three spaces available are the large Watermans Room (max 300 cocktail/200 banquet), the semi-private Harbour Room, (120 cocktail/80 seated) and a Private Dining Room seating up to 32.

Operated by the professional team at The Venues Collection, they will curate a beautiful event in this impressive space whatever your requirements. Packages include a dedicated events executive, modern table centerpieces, drinks and optional extras such as cocktails and a professional DJ.

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Christmas Functions Sydney Harbour

9. The Buena

A Mosman Classic

Steeped in history The Buena has been an iconic landmark for the lower north shore and a beautiful refurbishment has updated this classic pub adding to its charm. The venue has a variety of adaptable, indoor, outdoor and light filled venues.

The Buena

For a chilled vibe, good honest food and a refreshing drink amongst work mates, check out The Buena. A range of spaces are available including bar booths for small groups of 8, The Deck on the Mezzanine level for up to 20 seated/60 standing and the Atrium and Top Floor for larger gatherings.

Bistro Mosman

With a beach side resort feel that you may find along the Côte d’Azur, Bistro Mosman is an elegant spot to take your crew and enjoy some yummy food from the Provençal French bistro menu. This is a gem for peeps that are easily allured by local produce and an excellent wine list. The three spaces available for private functions are: The Dining Room; a spectacular glass atrium with flexible layouts (up to 60 seated / 100 standing). The Provencal Courtyard is a fully enclosed area with a retractable roof (up to 32 seated / 60 standing). For small teams of up to 10 people, their semi-private dining room is a secluded nook with a beautiful, large round marble table (perfect for riveting conversations).

Juniper Lane

This sultry little gin and whiskey bar is tucked to the rear of the bustling restaurant and with its own private access. Large leather booths and high top copper tables make this a cosy spot for end of year drinkies.

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Mosman venue

10. Greenwood Hotel

Christmas Parties in North Sydney

Be amazed by the indoor and outdoor spaces at Greenwood Hotel which include the cosy Lounge Bar, the impressive Chapel with soaring ceilings and 2 fantastic beer gardens. Ripe for Christmas functions; celebrate with canapes, pizza long boards, a taco station, grazing boards and tables, a banquet or build a bespoke package.

The hospitality is professional and attention to detail on point. Additional services are available including cocktail stations, champagne towers, performers and photo booths. The functions manager will work with you to make sure your Christmas party is next level

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North Sydney Christmas Party Venue

Not found what you were looking for? Wasn’t able to book? That’s OK, because we have many more fantastic Sydney venues to choose from. Hop over to our venue hire Sydney page for more great options this coming festive season.