Work Christmas Party Venues in Southampton

Work Christmas Party Venues in Southampton

Are you looking ahead to your work’s Christmas do? If you are planning for the big occasion, then let us help you with some suggestions for different dining options in and around Southampton city centre.

Asian food

Take your pick from a wide range of Asian cuisines, whether you fancy food from the foothills of the Himalayas or tropical Thai vibes. Explore the various Asian food options you could book for your Christmas party…

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Bayleaf Kitchen – for classic Indian dishes on Southampton’s High Street.

Coriander Lounge – for contemporary Indian cuisine. Located on Southampton’s High Street.

Everest Cuisine – for Nepalese food a short distance from the High Street.

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K.BAP Korean BBQ Restaurant – the clue is in the name! This Korean BBQ restaurant can be found a short distance from the Mayflower Theatre, on Commercial Road.

Kuti’s Brasserie – an award-winning Indian restaurant located at historic Royal Pier.

Leelawadee – Traditional Thai food from different regions of Thailand. Located near the Mayflower Theatre, on Commercial Road.

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Mango Thai – Thai Tapas Bar found on Above Bar Street.

Mint Dosa – Indian restaurant located in our Cultural Quarter.

Sakura – Sample the delights of Japanese cuisine at this Japanese restaurant on Bedford Place.

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Shanghai 1814 – Traditional Chinese fare set in an ornate setting on the High Street.

Shanghai Bay – Chinese and Cantonese cuisine on Above Bar Street.

Szechuan Kitchen – Chinese food on High Street.


Tang’s – Chinese buffet restaurant on Above Bar Street.

Thaikhun – Thai street food, found just outside Westquay Shopping Centre.

Wagamama – ideal for Japanese-inspired noodle and rice dishes. Located within Westquay Shopping Centre.

Caribbean food

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Feel the vibes of the tropical, Caribbean themed Turtle Bay Restaurant on Guildhall Square.

English and American food

If you are looking for traditional English fare or a taste of America, then try some of the following options…

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Byron Burger – American-inspired dine-in burger bar. Found by Westquay.

Cattle Steakhouse – For steaks, burgers, hot dogs and wings. Located near to Primark, just off Above Bar Street.

Red Dog Saloon – For Texas BBQ food found by Westquay.

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TGI Fridays – Popular chain diner. There are two TGI Fridays restaurants in the city, one at Southampton Retail Park and the other within Westquay.

Mettricks Guildhall – For burgers, Mac ‘n’ Cheese and shakes. As the name suggests, this restaurant is located by Southampton Guildhall.

Greek food

Taste the flavours of Greece and those warm summer days at the following Greek restaurants:

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George’s Restaurant – Privately-owned Greek restaurant on St Michael Street (just off the High Street).

The Real Greek – a family restaurant located at Westquay.

Italian food

There’s plenty of choice if Italian food is top of your agenda. Find out more about some of the city’s Italian restaurants…


Artsy Lounge – Italian and Mediterranean food found on East Street.

Bella Italia – Italian chain restaurant a short walk from Above Bar Street and Primark.

Carluccio’s – located within Westquay Shopping Centre, Carluccio’s is an authentic Italian restaurant (please note, Carluccio’s is open until 7.30pm).

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Franco Manca – Specialising in pizza. This pizzeria can be found by Westquay.

Gusto Lounge – a new restaurant which also offers live music, close by to the Mayflower Theatre.

Pizza Express – Italian chain restaurant on in Westquay (open until 7.30pm).

La Tavernetta

La Tavernetta – Italian and Mediterranean dining. Located on Civic Centre Road.

L’Osteria – For pizza and pasta, located by Westquay.

Oxford Brasserie – Italian Brasserie found on Oxford Street.

Marco’s – Restaurant and bar with an extensive drinks menu. Found on Oxford Street.

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Milan – Authentic Italian restaurant right by the Mayflower Theatre.

The Stable Bar and Restaurant – For dine-in sourdough pizza and pints. Found on the Arts Complex, Above Bar Street.

Soleto Brasserie – Seafood focussed Italian restaurant on Commercial Road (near to the Mayflower Theatre).

Zizzi – Italian chain restaurant. Found by Westquay.

Middle Eastern food

Take a culinary adventure to the Middle East at the following restaurants:

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Ottoman Kitchen – Award-winning Turkish restaurant on Southampton High Street.

Beity – Lebanese restaurant with belly-dancing evenings. Also found on High Street.

Portuguese and Spanish food

Fancy the tastes of the Mediterranean? Then the following Portuguese and Spanish restaurants are set to whet your appetite.


Carnicero Steakhouse – a Galician steakhouse on Oxford Street.

Diego’s – a Portuguese rotisserie bar-grill on Bedford Place.

La Regata – Authentic Spanish restaurant located at Town Quay.

South American food

Head south of the Equator with the tastes of South America at the following restaurants:

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Casa Brasil – All-you-can-eat Brazilian BBQ restaurant found by Westquay.

Argento Steakhouse – For South American-style beef and grilled meats. Found on High Street.

Food from around the world

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All Bar One – From classic dishes to an extensive drinks menu. Found by Westquay.

Bill’s Restaurant – Food from across Europe. Found by Westquay.

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COSMO World Buffet – All-you-can-eat buffet with dishes from around the globe. Found by Westquay.

JRC Global Buffet – Buffet food from around the world. Located in the Marlands Shopping Centre.

Stein Garten – German-inspired bar and restaurant. Found on Southampton High Street.

As you can see, there are plenty of options for you to choose from for your Christmas party. Please check with the restaurants as to whether they are offering special menus for Christmas party bookings but above all, have a great time in our city!

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