Individual Restaurant Group sets the stage for an opulent Christmas with hand-picked private dining spaces offering mouthwatering festive menus and delightful Christmas cocktails. From the luxurious Opera Grill in Chester to the sophisticated Piccolino Caffe Grande in Manchester, each venue promises an unforgettable experience. Organizers enjoy a complimentary meal, and guests in groups of 8 or more receive a free glass of prosecco or Peroni. Dive into the festive spirit with elegant settings and delectable offerings, creating cherished moments throughout the holiday season.
Whether it’s a celebratory work night out, a glitzy get-together with friends or a festive feast with family, as Christmas approaches it’s time to find the most glamourous of places to celebrate.
Ahead of the festive season, Individual Restaurant Group has hand-picked a selection of the best private dining spaces where you can expect unforgettable dining experiences with mouthwatering festive menus and delectable Christmas cocktails, perfect for a merry toast.
For some extra festive spirit, there’s a gift at the end of the booking – the person organising the group booking will dine for free at any Individual Restaurant (it is the season of giving after all), and for parties of 8 or more, booked between 27th November and 7th December, each guest will receive a complimentary glass of prosecco or bottle of Peroni on arrival.*
Private Event Spaces Perfect for Christmas 2023:
Opera Grill, Chester
Nestled in the heart of Chester City Centre, Opera Grill is housed in an impressive Grade II listed building dating back to 1836, and combines its rich history with world-class entertainment, outstanding cuisine and impeccable interiors.
With a luxurious private dining room seating up to 16 guests, Opera Grill is perfect for intimate dinners with friends or family, along with entertaining customers and colleagues in the run-up to Christmas. For an added luxury, Opera Grill also offers a bespoke event planning service, taking care of everything for you, so you can relax and enjoy the festive season.
The restaurant has also unveiled a brand-new menu for autumn/winter which boasts the finest steaks, elevated classic dishes, an elegant new raw bar and an extensive wine list, with bottles hand-selected by expert sommeliers. Better yet, the restaurant is so confident its steak dishes are cooked to perfection, that it is providing a money back guarantee – the assured promise that if you’re not satisfied with your steak, you won’t pay a penny for it.
Adding more icing on the (Christmas) cake, Opera also has a stunning music lounge available to private hire. This beautifully detailed part of the restaurant can seat up to 150 guests or 250 standing plus, there’s no fee to privately hire the music lounge, however, a minimum spend may apply depending on the date.
A 3-course festive lunch menu starts from £39, with a 3-course festive dinner menu from £50 and sharing feasts from £30.50 per person. Drinks packages are also available with sommelier selected wines from the main menu.
Piccolino Caffe Grande, Manchester
Piccolino Caffe Grande proudly overlooks Manchester’s iconic Town Hall, just a stone’s throw from Albert Square, and offers a truly stunning location with elegance at every glance. The private event space has been curated to cater to every celebration, be it corporate lunches, festive family celebrations or Christmas get togethers with friends and promises luxurious, refined interiors, exuding Italian chic.
Authentic Italian food takes centre stage at Piccolino and it’s festive menu will not disappoint – devour delicious starters, including Burrata or Bruschetta con Gamberoni, followed by perfectly cooked steak, Bistecca di Manzo, or Branzino, a flavoursome pan-fried seabass. For the sweet tooth, classic Italian desserts Tiramisu and Budino di Panettone are just two not to be missed.
Providing a picture-perfect backdrop for any Christmas event, its timeless elegance and attention to detail – from gold accents to subtle Tiffancy blue hue seating – makes Piccolino Caffe Grande the ideal setting for those seeking a sophisticated soiree. With a bespoke event planning service and welcoming Italian hospitality, you can enhance your occasion further – whether that be music, entertainment or personalised room decorations, you can guarantee an eclectic, yet refined space perfect for all festivities.
Housing a total of 40 seated guests, or 80 standing, the private dining room is the best place in Manchester for large group dining. Prices for a 3-course festive lunch start at £38 per person, with a Festive Cicchetti sharing feast from £30.50 per person.
Restaurant Bar & Grill, Leeds
Restaurant Bar & Grill, located in the landmark Old Post Office building in the heart of City Square in Leeds, expertly blends impressive interiors with tailored service, exceptional food and extraordinary entertainment, promising a sublime soiree this Christmas.
The restaurant’s stunning private dining room is available both day and night, with seating for up to 26 guests, AV and projection facilities, including a built-in screen, cater to all events from intimate festive dining with friends to celebratory corporate meetings with clients or colleagues. To ensure the hospitality is as refined as the environment, a personal concierge is on hand to cater to take care of everything.
Restaurant Bar & Grill’s event space is the epitome of luxury and unparalleled elegance, so you can recline in the rich leather chairs while you select from an exquisite festive menu. Classic and inspired seasonal cooking is at the heart of the private dining experience, accompanied by service that is second to none to ensure you feel extra special this Christmas.
Choose from classics like French Onion Soup or Scottish King Scallops to start, followed by signature steaks, such as the Angus and Hereford Fillet, a more traditional Roast Bronze Turkey, or a succulent Slow Roast Crispy Duck. A 3-course festive lunch starts from £39, a 3-course festival dinner from £50 or a sharing feast for £30.50 per person.
Situated within the cosmopolitan surroundings of Brindley Place, Bank Birmingham is chic and sophisticated, emanating the character of a lively continental brasserie. Bank’s stunning private dining rooms are available day and night, with seating for up to 90 guests, and are perfect for every festive celebration, from glitz and glamour to less formal affairs.
Prepare to be absorbed by the bustling atmosphere and vibrant setting, from the moment you walk through the doors. Bank boasts classic and inspired seasonal cooking, brilliant cocktails and amazing steaks, dedicated to the philosophy of ingredient provenance.
The festive lunch and dinner menus feature signature starters such as Ham Hock Terrine, Argyll Smoked Salmon and French Onion Soup, while mouthwatering Angus & Hereford Sirloin or Fillet steaks , Pan-Fried Cod and Roast Bronze Turkey follow on the sensational main menu. Complete your Christmas dinner with a Warm Chocolate Fondant or an Artisan Cheese Selection, accompanied by an Argentinian Malbec or Chilean Merlot from Bank’s sommelier selected wine packages.
Prices start at £39 for a 3-course festival lunch, £50 for a 3-course festival dinner and £30.50 for a delicious festive sharing feast.
To enquire about private dining spaces, please visit www.individualrestaurants.com.