Sheffield Christmas parties: An Exposed guide
Function room. Sleigh Bar. A stern word from the boss in the morning. We’ve all done the same old same old. If there’s one thing we’ve learnt on the forced work-related-fun front, is that you have to think outside the box sometimes. Book the meeting room, grab your boss and show them these nine ideas for your work’s Christmas party. Oh, and merry bloody Christmas.
Feliz Navidad: Street Food Chef
Add a Mexican street food vibe to the Christmas do this year. Street Food Chef can deliver a hot or cold buffet right to your venue/office. Whether it’s a burrito drop, nacho bar or a taco buffet, the team at Street Food Chef cater for all diets, requirements and number.
The offer: Prices range from £4.50-£11 a head
Book online at streetfoodchef.co.uk
Safe Bet: Genting Casino
St Paul’s Place, Arundel Gate, S1 2PN
Genting Casino is a good night out any day of the week, let alone for a big ol’ Christmas session. Experience great food and drink, fantastic entertainment and maybe even a flutter too. There’s a wide selection of packages to choose from.
The offer: Thursday – Saturday, from 8pm, Genting’s late evening package (£32 per person) includes a three course festive menu with a modern twist. Live entertainment and a resident DJ keeps the party going until 1am if you’ve got the stamina. Alternatively, the early evening package (5pm-7pm) costs £24 per person and is the same as the above, just without the entertainment.
Book online at gentingcasino.com
Hail the Ale: Devonshire Cat
49 Wellington St, S1 4HG
The Devonshire Cat offers a range of flexible and intimate spaces with everything you need for your celebration or event. The bar has spaces that can accommodate 44 people dining on the set menu or up to 100 for a buffet, plus smaller dining spaces for the more intimate events.
The offer: Choose from a three course festive menu for just £22.95 per person or opt for the Christmas buffet including, of course, pigs in blankets for £10 per person. The Dev Cat also offers a range of drinks packages from arrival glasses of prosecco to crates of Heathen.
Book via firstname.lastname@example.org or 0114 279 6700.
Turkey vs Tapes: Cubana
Unit 4, Leopold Square, S1 2JG.
If there’s one thing that Cubana is good at, it’s bringing a taste of Cuba to the Steel City. The good times Latino vibe and award-winning Spanish and South American snap is a surefire way to get into the party spirit.
The offer: From midday to 4:30pm, Cubana is offering a Cuban day time sesh for the eager beavers at £14.95 per person, each getting a share of 12 tapas dishes. Failing that, the evening menu at £24.95 per person isn’t a bad alternative when you get 14 tapas dishes to choose from.
Book via email@example.com or call 01142 760475.
Tasty and Traditional: The Milestone
84 Green Ln, S3 8SE
Nowt wrong with keeping it tradish for your Christmas do, is there? Expect fine dining and exceptional food here, we’re particularly excited about the braised beef, tomato and mushroom ragu and smoked mashed potato. But hey – that’s just us…
The offer: Two courses for £20, or three courses for £26.
Book online at the-milestoneonline.com/Christmas.
Get Stuck in the Chimney: Chimney House
Chimney House, 4 Kelham Island, S3 8RY
The team at the Chimney House offer bespoke Christmas events for 20 to 80 guests on the banks of the Mill Run waterway in Kelham Island. Two floors of the carefully decorated building is exclusively yours for the evening.
Book via firstname.lastname@example.org or 0114 276 7885.
Roll the Dice: Treehouse Board Game Cafe
41 Boston St, S2 4QF
Nothing says Christmas like sitting down with family and friends for a crack at a few choice board games. The Treehouse has more than 300 games to browse whilst its selection of locally-sourced sharing plates (meat, veggie and vegan options), bar snacks and a great drinks selection will you keep you ticking over when the work-place tension overspills into the final round of Frustration.
Book by calling 0114 3271364.
Scandi Santa: Brocco
92 Brocco Bank, Sheffield S11 8RS
Brocco will be bringing the festivities with a live music programme for their December afternoon teas, while for larger groups they’re putting on festive feast full of amazing food to share – banquet-style!
The offer: The festive feast costs £42 per person whilst the festive afternoon tea costs £25 per person
Book by calling 0114 266 1233.
Escape the crowds: Great Escape Game
Generation 1: Avec Building 3-7 Sidney St, S1 4RG // Generation 2: St James House, Vicar Ln, S1 2EX
You can skip the sesh and go straight to the arguments here whilst the team try to escape the Christmas-themed games rooms.
The offer: With packages starting from £25 per person, each party gets a game, and two drinks tokens each. Certain packages include a Christmas feast option.
Book by calling 03300883032