Christmas Party Ideas 2023
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Christmas Party Ideas 2023

Take the stress out of Christmas party planning, and let us do the hard work for you.

Christmas party planning can be tricky, trying to find the perfect festive experience to make everyone happy is a challenge, to say the least – don’t worry, we’re here to help. Our teams have years of experience in planning and hosting these special events, and we’ve curated our best Christmas party ideas for 2023.

Sit back, relax, and let us do the hard work for you.

1) Elevate your dining experience with private dining in Dakota Glasgow

Is it really Christmas if you haven’t booked a festive gathering with your girlfriends? Don’t miss out on the chance to elevate your festive outing and make it a truly memorable event with an exclusive private dining experience at Dakota Glasgow.

Treat yourself and your friends to a truly sophisticated affair with a private server on hand to tend to your every wish, so you have the freedom to simply relax and enjoy. Indulge in a delectable 3-course meal from our seasonal à la carte menu, handcrafted by our expert in-house chefs and made with the highest quality seasonal produce – because we believe in doing the simple things, brilliantly. It’s like girl dinner, but luxury.

Get filled with festive cheer as you sip on our artisan cocktail menu – with bespoke recipes that are sure to get you in the holiday spirit. From the sweet and spicy flavours of our cinnamon-infused cider to the rich and velvety notes of our chocolate martini, there’s something for everyone. When the evening comes to a close, carry on in style as you arrive at Jack’s Bar, our upbeat cocktail lounge, situated on the first floor of the hotel. Indulge in local artisan gin and premium spirits and soak up the festive ambiance before saying goodbye to another unforgettable night with your friends.

Don’t miss out on an evening of sophisticated luxury. Enquire with our reservations team now to secure your spot and make memories that will last a lifetime.



2) Gather the family for a wholesome festive celebration at Dakota Edinburgh

Nothing says Christmas like spending time with family. So why not start a new tradition this year and host a pre-Christmas get-together for the whole family? Instead of the usual annual Christmas party with friends and colleagues, gather your loved ones at the luxurious Dakota Edinburgh for a memorable celebration.

Escape the bustling city centre and indulge in a relaxing retreat at the Dakota Grill, where the plush velvet interior sets a sophisticated and cosy atmosphere. Enjoy our exclusive festive dining menu, where the famous Dakota chateaubriand and expertly seasoned vegetables serve as the perfect prequel to the main event on Christmas day. As you dine, the clink of champagne glasses will ring, and you’ll laugh and reminisce with the people you hold dearest.

No need to rush, make it an overnight affair and book one of our luxurious rooms to complete the occasion. With high-end amenities and no detail spared, a Dakota stay is the perfect end to a night of festivities.

Start a new family tradition this year and book your festive dining experience at Dakota Edinburgh.



3) Celebrate in style with canapes and festive cocktails in the Dakota Leeds’ Champagne room

Looking for the perfect place to host your Christmas party in Leeds? Look no further than Dakota Leeds. Our luxurious accommodations and exceptional customer service make us the perfect base for your festive evening.

Start the night off with pure indulgence as you relax with friends in our serene Champagne room. Sip on an ice-cold glass of champagne and enjoy a selection of freshly prepared festive canapes. Want to take your party to the next level? Privately reserve the Champagne room for the real VIP treatment, while still enjoying the festive atmosphere around you.

As the evening draws to a close, head out to our terrace for a night cap. Wrap up in the fur blankets, sit back in the cushioned chairs, and take in the enchanting lights that flood the street. Christmas has arrived, and you’re celebrating in style.

With our prime location in the heart of Greek Street, surrounded by lively bars, nightlife, busy shopping destinations, and Leeds Christmas markets, there’s arguably no better place to spend a festive evening in Leeds.

Book your Christmas party at Dakota Leeds now and experience the Champagne lifestyle like never before.



4) Get your colleagues together for a fun-filled party in Eurocentral

Are you looking for the perfect Christmas party venue in Scotland? Our opulent event spaces in Dakota Eurocentral are tailor-made for creating a magical festive atmosphere, perfect for bringing colleagues together for a celebration to remember. Whether you’re planning an intimate gathering or a grand soirée, our versatile suites can be transformed to suit your every need, ensuring a seamless and hassle-free planning experience.

Picture this: the soft glow of twinkling lights, elegant décor exuding a sophisticated charm, and the tantalizing aroma of seasonal delights wafting through the air. Our dedicated events team will work with you to curate every detail, ensuring that your vision for the perfect festive party becomes a reality. From exquisite catering options featuring delectable seasonal delicacies to a carefully curated drinks menu, every aspect of your event will be carefully crafted to leave a lasting impression on your colleagues.

At Dakota Eurocentral, we understand the importance of creating a warm and inviting ambiance for your corporate celebrations. Let us take the stress out of event planning so you can focus on creating meaningful connections with your team.

Contact our team today to discover how we can help you host the most memorable Christmas party your colleagues have ever experienced.



5) Experience luxury with private dining and a cigar evening in Manchester

Manchester is a city that truly comes alive during the festive season. From its world-renowned Christmas markets to its vibrant nightlife, there is something for everyone to enjoy. But if you’re looking for a truly unique and memorable experience to share with your friends, look no further than Dakota Manchester.

At Dakota Manchester, we pride ourselves on offering a luxury experience like no other. Indulge in our famous Dakota Grill, where our expert chefs serve up some of the best steaks in the city. As you savour every bite, you’ll be surrounded by the plush furnishings and sophisticated atmosphere that makes Dakota Manchester one of the most sought-after destinations in the city.

For a truly unforgettable night, book a private dining experience in our large private dining area. With seating for up to 20 guests, it’s the perfect place to host a high-end Christmas party that your friends will be talking about for years to come. Enjoy the delectable à la carte menu and sip on the finest spirits, all while receiving impeccable service from our exceptional Dakota hosts.

When the meal is over, the night is far from finished. Head to the Dakota cigar lounge, where you’ll be transported back in time to a world of old-school decadence. Browse our humidor and select the perfect cigar to accompany your chosen nightcap, as you relax in the company of friends and indulge in the luxury that can only be found at Dakota Manchester.

If you’re looking for a truly special Christmas party idea this year – enquire with our team to curate your perfect evening.


So, whether you’re celebrating the festive season with friends, family, colleagues, or all the above – make your Christmas party a Dakota one. With locations spanning across the North, we have the perfect space for you to enjoy the ultimate festive break, extend the celebrations, and book a room for the full Dakota experience. We have the perfect Christmas venue, all that’s missing is you.