Part 22: Holiday Party Venues
As we quickly approach the end of the year, you may currently be in the process of planning a holiday party. Whether this is a work event or you simply want the opportunity to celebrate with your friends and family, a lot of consideration and care go into these events. Thankfully there are plenty of amazing restaurants in the downtown core that are currently accepting bookings for holiday parties, taking some of the stress away from your planning. Any of these restaurants will be sure to impress any member of your party with their great atmosphere and even better food and drinks.
One of the incredible restaurants in downtown Hamilton that is available for holiday parties is Union Chicken, located at 10 James Street North. As the name suggests, this restaurant focuses on chicken, only serving naturally raised, free-run chickens that are free from antibiotics and are raised without the use of steroids and hormones. Their delicious menu includes rotisserie chicken, fried chicken platters, chicken wings, chicken bombs, salads, a full drink menu and much more. For those that are interested in having their holiday party at Union Chicken, they have a private space called The Underground that has a full bar and can accommodate up to 24 people for a seated dinner or 50 people for a cocktail party with canapes. This restaurant is new to Hamilton but is sure to become a favourite once you visit. You can find more information, including a full menu, on their website here, and then follow them on Facebook and Instagram. If interested in having your next holiday party at Union Chicken, you can contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out an inquiry form on their website here.
Another restaurant that you will be sure to enjoy for your holiday party is Undefined, located at 35 King William Street. Undefined and its business model revolve around three simple but important words: Eat, Drink and Enjoy. Their menu is constantly evolving to ensure you have a unique experience each time you visit, with a brunch, lunch, dinner, drinks and sweets menu that currently includes butcher’s steak and eggs, Tokyo style fried chicken, cider glazed duck hibachi and gnocchi mac and cheese. Their delicious food and unique flavours will be sure to impress every member of your holiday party and leave a lasting impression. You can find more information about Undefined, including full versions of each of their menus, on their website here, and then make a reservation through their website here. You can also follow them on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
The next restaurant that is available for holiday parties is Berkeley North, located at 31 King William Street. This restaurant has a delicious dinner and drink menu, with options such as mushroom dumplings, rainbow trout, fried chicken sliders and a variety of cocktails, wine, beer and spirits. Their dining room can be arranged to accommodate your special event, ensuring that your holiday party will not only be special, but a night to remember for many years to come. A standing reception can be held at their bar and can accommodate up to 65 guests, and a seated dining reception serves family style dinners with multiple share plate courses, and can accommodate up to 20 guests. You can learn more about Berkeley North and the services they offer during their private events by viewing either the Reception Package or their website here, and then you can fill in a form to express your interest in booking a holiday party here. You can find more information about Berkeley North on their website here, and then follow them on Facebook and Instagram.
Another restaurant that you will be sure to enjoy for your holiday party is The Diplomat, located at 43 King William Street. This restaurant has a menu inspired by global street food and markets, ensuring that this will serve as a unique experience for your event. In addition to appetizers and sharables like garlic bread knots and Thai chicken skewers, they also have a dinner menu that includes salads and mains such as the diplomat salad, diplo burger, cauliflower shawarma wrap and mango curry, all in addition to a robust drink menu. The Diplomat has two beautiful living rooms that will be perfect for any type of cocktail reception, creating a classy and refined atmosphere for your holiday event. If interested in booking The Diplomat for your holiday event, you can view their Events Package and then submit a form on their website here or contact the staff at email@example.com. You can find more information about The Diplomat on their website here, and then follow them on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
An additional restaurant in the downtown core that offers holiday party bookings is Afrolicious, located at 46 James Street North. Afrolicious focuses on delicious and authentic African cuisine, and is sure to quickly become a new favourite for all those that attend. In addition to a variety of salads and appetizers, Afrolicious offers multiple grilled chicken and burger dishes, in addition to specialty dishes like chapati wraps, afro-curry and fish Kisumu. The food is not the only amazing aspect of this experience, as the staff is dedicated to delivering exceptional hospitality and a great dining experience. If you are interested in booking Afrolicious for your holiday events, you can view their menu on their website here, and then fill out an inquiry form here or contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also follow them on Instagram and Facebook.
The final restaurant recommendation that would make a perfect venue for your holiday party is The Mule, located at 41 King William Street. Specializing in tacos, this trendy restaurant will be the perfect place to host a cool and fun holiday party. They have a special holiday party menu, with three levels that each include your choice of tacos, appetizers and dips. The offers included in the holiday party menu are only valid for parties of twelve or more. If interested in hosting a holiday party at The Mule you can view the Instagram post about the holiday party menu here, and then email email@example.com. You can find more about The Mule, including their menu, on their website here, and then follow them on Facebook and Instagram.
These are just a small segment of the incredible restaurants in the downtown core that would make the perfect setting for your holiday parties. If interested in a restaurant that is not included on this list, it is advised that you contact them or check their social media and websites to ensure that they take holiday party bookings. Any of these restaurants will serve as the perfect venue space for your holiday party, mixing delicious menus with great atmospheres to create the perfect night. The holiday season is a time to be jovial and have fun with friends and family, and any of these restaurants would be the perfect backdrop for your holiday celebrations.
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