10 best places to host your office Christmas party in Brighton

Runway East

1st December 2022

Christmas work dos come in all kinds of shapes and sizes, and let’s just say some are more fun than others (no shade, we just throw a great party…). You know which category you want your office Christmas party to fall into — but getting organised can be another thing entirely.

Runway East is opening a brand new space in Brighton and our Christmas parties are legendary. Whether you want to party with us or need help organising something off-site, we've got you.

On top of our coworking space, Brighton has loads of incredible spaces to host an all-singing, all-dancing night to remember. And we’ve rounded up our top 10 to give you more time to get ready and put glitter in your colleague’s beard.

1. The Tempest 

Have yourself a snug little Christmas on Brighton’s seafront with The Tempest Inn’s Winter Lodge. The Tempest has long held the title of one of the coolest spots in town, and this festive favourite takes it to the next level. It’s light and airy yet has a magical cosy quality. The Tempest staff can sort the DJ, lighting and event set-up for you or you can take the reins yourself.

Get in touch with The Tempest to see how your office Christmas party could look there.

2. The Joker

For a pub venue that exudes elegance and class, look no further than The Joker. Its stylishly furnished spaces include The Cocktail Lounge, Games Room and Cocktail Bar, which you rent separately or all together, making it flexible to parties anywhere between 20 and 250. 

Depending on the space and night of the week, securing a spot may be as easy as agreeing on a minimum spend — and they have some great drinks deals, too. Check out The Joker.

3. Brighton Dome 

Arguably Brighton’s most iconic historic venue, Brighton Dome sets the scene for an incredibly memorable night and an office Christmas party like no other. Following recent renovations, some of its most impressive heritage features have been beautifully restored and it’s been kitted out with state-of-the-art events facilities. 

Do you need to organise an office Christmas party for a large team from Brighton and further afield (and give clients a showstopper night to remember)? With a capacity of up to 1,500, this space is perfect for those who want to pull out all the stops this December.

4. Hilton Brighton Metropole

For a winter wonderland extravaganza with all the bells and whistles, Hilton Brighton Metropole has some seriously grand event rooms with space for up to 3,000 guests, fit for the most OTT Brighton office Christmas parties. If there’s not quite that many of you, there are smaller spaces too.

5. Brighton Music Hall

From bottomless roasts to heated igloos, there’s no shortage of festive fun at this ever-popular venue. From fire pits to drag shows, Brighton Music Hall has got to be one of the most vibrant spaces for your office Christmas party. And with private beach huts and a spacious pavilion tent, this is an ideal option for small and large groups alike. Plus how cool are these igloos?!

6. Patterns

Patterns is a grassroots live music venue that doubles up as a multi-purpose events space with enviable views of Brighton Pier. Whether you’re throwing a party for 20 or 320, you can choose between the Ground Floor, Hidden Room or Basement — setting the stage for a night to remember. 

See what makes this office Christmas party location one of the best in Brighton.

7. The Salt Room

Known as Brighton’s best seafood restaurant, The Salt Room always delivers on the high-end eats. If you’re a smaller group but still want the occasion to feel extra special, this is the place for you. 

Their seasonal dishes and cocktails really are a little bit magic…

8. The Lion and Lobster 

All locals love The Lion and Lobster — especially at Christmas. We all know the festive season is the best time to spend hours in the pub, but with The Lion and Lobster’s snug nooks and roaring fires, it’s tough to find a better setting. And the food is fantastic, which doesn’t hurt.

This is another great office party space for smaller groups — it’ll be a case of reserving tables rather than hiring the whole space. 

9. Globalls

It may not be your typical office Christmas party destination, but if you’re after a different take on your standard ‘do, Globalls certainly deserves a look in. This UV mini golf course (the only one in Brighton!) has its own cocktail bar. Why not hire the full venue for your team to let loose?

10. Lucky Voice Brighton

Another wild card — because who doesn’t like a passionate singalong to “All I Want for Christmas”? If you’re brave enough to take the mic at your office Christmas party, Lucky Voice can accommodate up to 50 singers from any one group. Silent night? Maybe not this time.

Celebrate in style

No matter what size team you have, Brighton is brimming with exciting venues for your office Christmas party. Just remember to book in advance so you don’t miss out!

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