If you’ve been given the almighty task of choosing a venue for your work or family Christmas party this year, but have no idea where to go – never fear, South Bank’s got you covered!

Whether you’re catering for a large corporate group, a small group of family and friends or something in between, South Bank is home to an amazing array of restaurants with Christmas function packages suited to everyone’s needs.

Corporate Christmas Parties

If you’re planning a Corporate Christmas party – you want to make sure you get it right!
Here are a few options that will impress not only the big boys but your colleagues too.

Stokehouse Q

Situated right by the river, Stokehouse can accommodate groups of up to 150 and has a range of both formal dining options and cocktail-style function packages.

The canape menu features delights such as smoked kingfish with rye, horseradish and crème fraiche, as well as truffle and taleggio arancini. Mains include eye fillet with herb gnocchi, rapadura sugar roasted red onion, spinach and horseradish butter or baked goat brie, vegies, broccoli pesto, Stradbroke honey and aged balsamic. Delish! And, you can’t forget dessert, featuring Stokehouse’s signature ‘Bombe’.

For groups of 85 or less, there is also a large Mezzanine area at your disposal featuring floor to ceiling glass windows with views of the Brisbane River and city.

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Greystone Bar

When it comes to functions, Greystones now how to do things in style! Not only do they have five flexible function packages that can be adjusted to suit your party’s specific needs, they also have no hire fee and no minimum spend! And, their stylish function areas can cater up to 150 guests at a time.

With a menu boasting crowd-pleasers such as salt and pepper squid, crumbed whiting fillets with citrus mayo and beef meatballs with spicy mango chutney – your colleagues and boss will be sure to thank you for weeks, maybe even months to come.

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Che Asado

Che Asado knows how to party! Book your party of up to 150 guests in for a sit down event in the restaurant below or up to 200 guests on the mezzanine level for a cocktail-style event.

The menu boasts mouth-watering morsels such as tiger prawn or octopus and chorizo skewers, pork belly croquetas or empanadas with pulled beef cheek. And, for dessert? Chocolate and dulce de leche pudding, home baked shortbread with caramel or chocolate ganache tarts. Drool!

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Small Christmas Parties

If you work in a small office, these venues will be right up your alley.

Next Door Kitchen and Bar

Taking inspiration from the twenties, Next Door is the perfect place to get out of the office for a sophisticated lunch or dinner with your colleagues.

The restaurant can accommodate up to 85 people, which makes for an intimate setting. The menus boast confit pork belly, twice cooked beef brisket and duck l’orange as well as the 1920 inspired dish gangster chicken wings. Plus a wide selection of beverages and cocktail choices.

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South Side Diner

If you after something a little more low key, South Side Diner offers a more casual atmosphere. The Diner specialises in American ‘retro-chic’ fare. Think truffled Mac n Cheese, burgers as big as your head and hard shakes (that’s a milkshake mixed with a dash of liquor!) Sounds amazing!

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Serving up traditional Turkish fare, Ahmet’s will surely impress your Christmas party guests. The restaurant can cater for smaller groups of up to 150 guests. Enjoy delicious dishes like lamb koftes, fresh calamari and yoghurt braised chicken with chickpeas and charcoal chilli. Yum!

The restaurant also offers up traditional Turkish entertainment like belly dancing.

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What about treating your staff to some rustic Italian cuisine?

Accommodating up to forty people, Popolo have a range of function packages including set menu or banquet style options.With menu items such as 3 cheese arancini, pork and beef meatballs and pancetta-wrapped free range chicken, you are guaranteed to please everyone.

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Friends and Family Gatherings

Why not do something a little different this year and organise a Christmas party for your friends and family at South Bank? It’ll be less stressful and save you from having to clean up afterwards!

Tomahawk Bar

Tomahawk is a great place for beer lovers, as they specialise in local and renowned brews. Their menu boasts ‘handheld’ foods like popcorn chicken, burgers and fish tacos pairing each dish with matching ales, lagers or ciders. Sounds like a great place to catch up with your mates!

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Hop & Pickle

Hop & Pickle offers all the comforts of your local pub in the beautiful setting of Little Stanley Street. The restaurant pays homage to pub classics with the classic chicken parma and traditional Sunday style roast. They also specialise in deep fried pickles, so don’t be shy to try them!

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Manhattan Line

Hot dogs and whiskey, that’s what The Manhattan is all about! Inspired by the street food of New York, The Manhattan Line offers a range of hot dogs with a huge selection of sides – that will make you feel like you’re really in Manhattan!

Try the Brooklyn Chilli Dog or a Sloppy Joe or the NYC with a beef frank (sausage), caramelised onions, Manhattan ketchup, yellow mustard and cheddar cheese. Drool!

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For more information about South Bank and its restaurants visit www.eatsouthbank.com.au and right now if you book your function through the website before 1 December 2015 you’ll go in the draw to win $500 off your bill.

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