Lisa's Favourite Venues for a Company Christmas Party in Newcastle, Hunter Valley and Port Steph
The first day of Spring is just around the corner. For many, that means its time to start planning your next holiday or undergoing that big spring clean. But for event planners, it could only mean one thing: it’s time to start thinking about December. Yes, Christmas is still 5 months away, but it’s not too early to begin thinking about the office Christmas party, holiday get together or end of year celebration.
Your favourite venues and caterers are already booking up their December calendars, so Lisa encourages you to start planning and lock in your date and venue soon. Then, come December, you can relax and enjoy the festivities instead of stressing during the busiest time of year.
Here are Lisa's venue recommendations for your office Christmas party in Port Stephens, Newcastle and The Hunter Valley.
Venues in Newcastle
Lowlands Bowling Club – Bistro Lowlands
Dawson Street, Cooks Hill NSW 2300
This has many options available for catering for your next function alongside a game of bowls for your guest to enjoy.
The White Room
Upper Level, 141 King Street, Newcastle NSW 2300
As the name suggests a white room clean slate for you to set up what you have in mind for your event.
48 Watt St
48 Watt Street, Newcastle NSW 2300
This converted church has many rooms and many possibilities to host your next event in.
Flying Tiger 231
231 Hunter Street, Newcastle NSW 2300
This unique location has options from courtyard to dinning to private dinning spaces and can cater for any number of guests. With a Tiger moth air plane mounted in the ceiling greenery growing around the walls and amazing murals this space has something different to offer around every corner.
18 Bond Street, Newcastle NSW 2300
Paymasters is long standing institution that has been servicing dinners since 1994. Anyone that hosts a gathering or event would not be disappointed in this restaurant.
3/35 Hunter St, Newcastle 2300
Al a carte dinning at its best all done in an elegant setting from a small gathering to large this venue you will not be disappointed.
132 Young Street, Carrington NSW 2294
This venue offers many options from the courtyard to the front bar to different styles of dining rooms, depending on the numbers you need to cater for the options are available as is the dinning styles from Tapas to al a carte.
The Beaches Hotel
Cnr Frederick and Ridge Streets, Merewether NSW 2291
This venue offers a relaxed atmosphere from cocktail to seated options in any of its function areas and can service from as little as 50 to 180 attendees. The outlook from this venue is what makes it a must from the ocean panorama of the daytime to the light scape and fluorescence of the ocean of the night.
5 Henderson Pde, Merewether NSW 2291
The designated function room can cater to any number of guests between 40 and 350 for you event using the movable walls and depending on the style of your event, the restaurant by Lesley Taylor gives you another option to host a gathering in this idyllic location with coastal views and a modern Australian a la carte menu on offer.
6 Workshop Way, Newcastle NSW 2300
Under the umbrella of historic venues right in the heart of Newcastle city with a range of rooms to choose from with a variety of catering options available. These rooms add a unique experience to your event.
NOAH's On the Beach
29 Zaara Street, Newcastle NSW 2300
Situated across from Newcastle Beach this venue offers 8 function rooms to host a wide variety of functions in. Your guest will be treated to spectacular view of Newcastle beach and a variety of functions packages available.
Venues in Hunter Valley
Tallavera Grove, 749 Mount View Rd, Mount View 2325
The restaurant is perched on top of the hill which provides enchanting views to you and your guests of the rolling hills and vines that surround it below. You and your guest will enjoy amazing dishes of French Provincal style, the restaurant boasts a strong following of dinners whom visit time and time again.
Cn Hermitage Road & Mistletoe Lane, Pokolbin NSW 2320
Many options available to suit various styles of events and functions all set in beautifully manicured grounds, amazing views set in the heart of wine country. You and your guests will not be disappointed with your experience.
Margan Restaurant and Winery
238 Milbrodale Rd, Broke, NSW 2330
With breathtaking views across the vineyards to the Brokenback mountain range. This location has many options available with the courtyard, bar, restaurant and barrel room, Margan offers an endless array of options for your event. Along with an amazing food and wine experience.
12 Wilderness Road, Lovedale NSW 2320
They can host any social event with an option of three exceptional locations on the estate that can cater for any size function or event 40 to 120 in attending. Along with hosting social Cricket days at their country style cricket pitch then head into the Cricketer’s Pavilion for tea breaks and a delicious lunch, refuelling for the afternoon session.
Venues in Port Stephens
The Anchorage - Port Stephens
26 Corlette Point Road, Corlette NSW 2315
Offers a level of sophistication and elegance offering stunning surroundings including extensive open spaces, open design, large windows, natural light, fresh local produce and terraces that overlook the ocean playground of Port Stephens.
Bannisters Port Stephens
147 Soldiers Point Road, Soldiers Point NSW 2317
Is set to open September 2018, with Rick Stein’s signature restaurant
Little Beach Boathouse
4 Victoria Parade, Nelson Bay NSW 2315
Great laid back option for your next function or gathering
Shoal Bay Country Club - SBCC
35-45 Shoal Bay Road, Shoal Bay NSW 2315
SBCC has new owners whom gave it the TLC that it deserved after many years being neglected and has turned this venue into an amazing destination which can cater for many style options for your next gathering.
If you need help planning or managing your Christmas party, contact Lisa for a free consultation.