Not booked anywhere for your office Christmas party yet? We've got you covered, with six fabulous places in Richmond to eat, drink and be merry this festive season.
Whether it’s a first Christmas dinner celebration for a start-up, or a large staff party to treat your team, our pick of Richmond hotels and restaurants offer a selection of set menus to wow your guests and end the year with full hearts and a full tummies.
Let the festivities begin....
RICHMOND HILL HOTEL
Make your way up to the top of the hill and join the fun at Richmond Hill Hotel.
Reserve a table at a party night in the ballroom, or plan your own private gathering for 20-200 people in one of their elegant event spaces. Your guests will enjoy a delicious three-course festive feast and half a bottle of wine per person, from just £60 per head.
Head to Richmond Riverside for Christmas dinner, Spanish-style. From November, Tapas Brindisa will serve a selection of tailored set menus - from a casual festive aperitif or canapés and cocktails, to tapas feasts and whole suckling pig!
The Bodega room is available for private hire; please email email@example.com for details.
THE FAT BADGER
The Gladwin Brothers invite you to a 'Local and Wild' Richmond Christmas feast.
Every dish in their festive spread has been sustainably sourced from local farms and game suppliers, to create a banquet boasting the best of modern British cuisine. Enjoy a sharing style, five-course menu at £49.95 for lunch or dinner in their friendly, relaxed dining room on Petersham Road.
Tired of turkey? Then wander down the towpath to Gaucho, famed for its Argentine steak and impressive wine list. With views out over Richmond Bridge and Petersham Meadow, this stylish space is a great choice for both lunch and dinner.
Gaucho has plenty on offer this Christmas, to suit all appetites and preferences (including vegan). Choose from festive lunch and dinner menus, group sharers and feasts, or exclusive hire with cocktails and canapes. Set menus start at £47.50 per person.
THE IVY CAFE
No introduction needed for the beautiful Art Deco details and striking burnt orange banquettes that you will find at The Ivy Café while celebrating Christmas with your team. The four-course festive set menu is £55 per person and incudes Christmas crackers! Bring your own Christmas jumper...
For special celebrations, there is an elegant private room upstairs which seats up to 26.
THE RICHMOND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SPRING BALL
If you and your colleagues will be busy looking after everyone else in the run-up to Christmas, you might want to postpone your own celebrations until the new year.
The Richmond Chamber of Commerce Spring Ball will take place on Friday 3rd March 2023 at Twickenham Stadium. Come and help celebrate Richmond’s 2022 business success with a drinks reception, 5-star dining and half a bottle of wine per person. The awards will be presented by a TV personality, before everyone moves to the bar and dancefloor until midnight.