With our calendars filling up, it’s time to start thinking about how to celebrate Christmas this year. Sydneysiders know how to party, and there is no shortage of great venue options to host a festive bash. We have curated a list of the best Christmas venues in Sydney to take the guesswork out of where to book this December. Whether it be with family, friends, or work colleagues, there are bougie beachside boutiques, laneway wine bars, and inner-city rooftops that are sure to make this Christmas memorable. So take a look and get ready to celebrate.
A stone’s throw from the golden sand and pristine waters of Manly Beach, Little Pearl’s Beach Suites are function spaces that come with a Hamptons aesthetic. With world class views of the ocean, this year’s Christmas will feel very elegant.
With a blue horizon and a crystal clear ocean as its backdrop, the Beach Suites offer four spectacular function spaces that are completely versatile and customisable. Bold and contemporary styling makes the Beach Suites the perfect setting for a chic Christmas event this summer. Whether taking in the panoramic views from a private balcony or enjoying cocktails at the bar in the sun, this December is going to be magical.
The team at Little Pearl knows opulence, and their kitchen is renowned for its high quality food. Whether it be canapes, grazing platters, or sit down dining, it is quality all the way. Combine that with some of their signature cocktails, and the Beach Suites will be the ideal venue for your Christmas party.
Located on the wharf of Sydney Harbour, Henley’s Bar & Kitchen is the ideal place to celebrate this festive season. With two levels overlooking the harbour’s blue waters, there is no better place to organise a Christmas soiree for colleagues and friends this December.
Henley’s has two levels of flexible and customisable function spaces, all with a view of the water. The venue is big enough to cater up to 310 guests when you book the entire place, with indoor and outdoor areas for punters and access to King St. For something more intimate, there are options available in the Beer Garden, Inside Ground and Upstairs spaces. There are views of Sydney Harbour no matter which space you choose, as yachts and ferries cruise along.
Gourmet bar food classics are the heroes of the kitchen menu, with canapes, grazing stations and sit-down options available in the function package. The friendly team at Henley’s can tailor your Christmas event for whatever your needs and style.
Located along the iconic Manly Esplanade, Little Pearl is a popular place for functions and offers the perfect setting to celebrate a sun-filled Christmas function this December. With exceptional food, great wine, and spectacular views, this place is made for summer celebrations.
Comfort meets elegance at Little Pearl, with function spaces that can accommodate anything from small intimate catch ups, to big beachside banquets. The venue boasts light-filled, flexible and customisable spaces perfect for any festive occasion, all set across from the golden sands and pristine waters of Manly Beach.
Little Pearl’s menu takes inspiration from Asian cuisine, offering canapes and Hawker-style shared plates that can be complemented with a refined cocktail and wine list. There is also the option to book a 9-course tasting menu for your guests. Check out Little Pearl’s versatile function packages for more details.
With its quirky and sophisticated aesthetic, The Winery is a perfect place to celebrate this Christmas, right in the heart of Sydney’s Surry Hills. Known as the city’s only wine laneway, this venue is a crowd pleaser. Whether it be basking in the lush sun-filled courtyard garden or sipping cocktails by night in the glow of the fairy lights, the Winery puts a smile on your face.
The venue boasts four separate spaces for celebrations big and small, with comfortable and sophisticated layouts that will impress all guests. A big bash on level one can accommodate up to 100 guests, and the Mezzanine, Garden & Dining rooms each provide a more intimate setting for dinner or cocktail drinks. You can also hire the entire venue to take advantage of each space and accommodate up to 350 revellers.
The Winery specialises in a Euro-inspired menu. Think steak frites with lemon aioli and char-grilled chicken breast with corn custard. The wine list is expansive and curated to the sunny Sydney aesthetic. Whatever your Christmas plans are, The Winery is the place to be this December.
Hidden high above the hustle and bustle of Sydney’s York Street, The Rook has one of the city’s most well-loved rooftops. With fun-filled and relaxed function spaces, the scene is set for the ultimate inner-city Christmas party this summer. Well known amongst locals for its inventive cocktail list, bespoke range of liqueurs and high quality bar food, this venue knows how to keep the guests happy.
Whether it be a sit down dinner or stand-up cocktail event, The Rook has two versatile spaces to escape the Sydney hustle and bustle this festive season. The Main Dining Room can be transformed from indoor to outdoor venue courtesy of the retractable roof, making it the ideal all-weather Sydney venue. The Nest features a dimly-lit space perfect for relaxed catch-ups and intimate cocktail events. If you feel like going all out, you can hire the entire venue, encompassing the main bar and dining room.
The Rook ‘s kitchen knows its way around quality food, with a menu that centres on bar classics along with Asian-inspired bites. The friendly team can help you put together a spread from their versatile functions packages, with the option of canapes, grazing stations, and a shared seated menu. They even provide the option to hire a photo booth for some memorable festive fun with your friends and colleagues.
Sydney has no shortage of great venues to host a Christmas party this year. All you need to do now is book a venue and work out who to add to the guest list. The friendly and professional function crew at Australia Venue Co can help you create the perfect occasion this December. So why not bust out the mistletoe? It’s time to celebrate!
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