Whether it’s a relaxed festive Northern Quarter get-together with mates or an extravagant 900-person company soirée, Manchester’s bars, restaurants and private dining spaces offer Christmas parties at every conceivable level.

Here are some of the best Christmas parties you can book around the city:

Bar Hütte | Great Northern Square | £190 (10-20)

Inspired by the chic alpine party chalets dotted around some of Europe’s best ski resorts, The Great Northern’s beloved pop-up Bar Hütte has returned with Manchester’s most unique festive experience.

For an all-out office party or a memorable get-together among friends, the urban après-ski resort hosts a season-long extravaganza of live music, karaoke pods and festive masterclasses, with a party lodge available for private hire where groups of 10-20 can enjoy ample dance space, a dedicated sound system and 1 hour 50 minutes of music for £190 – they’ll even throw in an entire magnum of prosecco to start the fun.

Great Northern Square, 235 Deansgate, Manchester M3 4EN
Hyatt Regency Manchester | Innovation District | £40-£80pp

Throughout the festive season, the award-winning Hyatt Regency Hotel offers a selection of three indulgent seasonal dining packages featuring irresistible canapes, lavish three-course meals, complimentary drinks and more, with bookings available for Christmas celebrations in the sumptuously decorated Laureate Restaurant, Graduate Bar and Atrium.

Choose from the Festive Bites package (£40), which includes a sumptuous array of canapes, the three-course Festive Flavour package (£60) or the large-scale Festive Feast buffet, complete with a seasonal meat platter, slow-roasted turkey crown. For the ultimate Christmas celebration, you can book out their breathtaking 18th Floor space with the £80pp Sparkle Package, which includes welcome drinks, three-course meals, a DJ and even a dancefloor, set against peerless cityscape views. You can even host an exclusive New Year’s Eve party for the ages (£110pp), featuring all the same perks and a memorably unique toast, as you ring in 2024 high above the streets of Manchester with fireworks illuminating the surrounding sky.

Minimum spend for the New Year’s Eve package is £6,000.

55 Booth St W, Manchester M15 6PQ, Tel: 0161 359 5550
Miracle on Cross Street | Salt Dog Slims | £10pp

Back for another year, Salt Dog Slims’ immensely popular ‘Grown Up Grotto’ provides limitless winter indulgence with a new festive cocktail menu, lavish decorations and non-stop festive tunes until Christmas Eve.

For £10 per person, you and your party receive a welcome drink each, a customary Santa hat, mince pies, Christmas crackers and more across 90 minutes of immersive seasonal fun.

Bookings are going fast, so secure your spot using the link below.

17 Bow Ln, Manchester M2 4FW, Tel: 07454 955260
Impossible Bar | Peter Street

With private dining areas spread across three opulently appointed floors and a cavernous events space with room for 900, Great Northern’s unrivalled den of sin promises one of the best large-scale Christmas parties in the city.

Check out the link below to explore their extravagant selection of shared dining packages and private hire options, as well as their unmissable Grinchmas Bottomless Brunch (£50pp) on Sat 9 and Sat 16 Dec.

36 Peter St, Manchester M2 5QR, Tel: 0161 661 0103
Flight Club | King Street | From £14pp

From intimate get-togethers to full-blown festive tournaments for 37+ guests, Manchester’s favourite darts bar offers a diverse array of Christmas party options throughout December.

Gather your mates for a few hours of Social Darts, featuring ‘epic festive fun’ and a semi-private oche playing area, or bring your entire office for an exclusive knees-up with up to 7 oches, a semi-private playing area, a sublime selection of food, cocktails and beers, and a floor-filling playlist to build an unforgettable atmosphere.

Ship Canal House, 98 King St, Manchester M2 4WU
The Lowry | Salford Quays | From £53.75pp

Over in Salford, The Lowry Theatre has transformed its various private hire areas into a series of beautifully decorated festive spaces, with Christmas party events running from Fri 1 – Sat 16 Dec.

Beginning with an enchanting drinks reception, the evening includes a three-course meal, magic tricks, a live singer and a DJ spinning irresistible tunes until the early hours of the morning.

Pier 8, The Quays, Salford, M50 3AZ
Revolucion de Cuba | Peter Street | From £28.95

From small group tapas tasting to Latin American-inspired Christmas dinners and colossal Cuban buffet packages, Revolucion de Cuba channels the spirit of Parrandas street parties with a brand new seasonal menu and a variety of booking options. Try the 2/3-course dining option and enjoy turkey quesadillas, the cajun chicken supreme, mince pie empanadas and more, or book the Mostrador buffet and sample the beef ropa vieja, spicy turkey and tropical prawn skewers.

No matter how big or small your party, Revs offers an extensive choice of private hire spaces and personalised spaces, with late-night entertainment and Cuban-inspired live music throughout the evening.

The Lawn Club | Spinningfields

Located in the heart of Spinningfields, The Lawn Club covers all festive bases with a dizzying array of private hire spaces, each bringing the seasonal delight of the English countryside to Manchester with Chase huts, al fresco dining and even full venue hire for parties of up to 500.

Book a space in the lawn area for groups of up to 130 seated or 250 standing, with private bars, a barbecue and a large party menu, or head to the terrace for a more intimate gathering (40-60) with another private bar and a bespoke Patrón drinks selection.

Check out all their private hire options and food packages below.

Hardman Square, Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3HG, Tel: 0161 513 3030
Wolf McFarlane
Published on:
Fri 1 Dec 2023