Eat, drink and be merry. The countdown to Christmas is on and part of the seasonal festivities is gathering your family, friends and work colleagues for the traditional Christmas party. But where to go and what to do for your celebrations?

We’re here to help make Christmas a little less stressful with a serving of where to enjoy some season’s greetings around Exeter.

Winslade Manor

A touch of luxury nestled on the outskirts of Exeter, Winslade Manor offers the perfect place to unwind this Christmas. Combining excellent food with a beautiful, classic setting that will be the envy of all your friends, if you're looking to make a party statement this festive season then this is the place to be. The popular Forge Party Nights offer up live music to entertain you through the evening or treat your taste buds to a Christmas menu celebrating traditional British cooking using the finest seasonal ingredients.

Woodbury Park Hotel & Golf Club

With a host of fantastic lunches, elegant dinners, dazzling party nights and special events to choose from, you can create plenty of festive memories at Woodbury Park. Lunch, dinner or night, intimate gatherings to work escapism with colleagues, there's something for everyone to enjoy your perfect Christmas. How about really getting into the swing of Christmas with a round on their outstanding gold course too.

Sandy Park

Parties, private events, lunches - experience the magic of Christmas at Sandy Park. From intimate gatherings to corporate nights out, there's an array of package options that can be tailored to fit your specific party needs. Savour delicious food and wine with a choice of menus available or dance the night away to a live band as you ring in the Christmas season with your friends, family or colleagues.

Exeter Golf and Country Club

From fabulously festive food to decadent drinks and sumptuous decorations, Exeter Golf and Country Club is an exceptional Christmas Party Venue. Whether you book a table in Wear Park Restaurant, go big with a Party Night or do your own thing with a private dining room, there's something for everyone to celebrate in style amongst friends, family or colleagues.

The Festive Menu is available, Monday to Saturday, from 1st  to 24th December in Wear Park Restaurant or a private dining room, with Christmas Party Nights on selected dates in the December.

Exeter Racecourse

Do you like it shaken or stirred? If you're seeking something suave and sophisticated this festive season then Exeter Racecourse is hosting a 'Diamonds Are Forever' Christmas party. Experience all the glamour of a secret service mission and enjoy a festive ‘007’ themed evening starting with a specially crafted James Bond cocktail, three course meal, entertainment and then dance the night away with a resident DJ. 

Hotel du Vin 

Raise a glass, or few, and toast the most wonderful time of the year in style at Hotel du Vin. Make it a social affair and relax with a bar drinks party package or treat yourself to a delicious three-course meal in the charming Bistro du Vin. If quality time with your best friend is what you're seeking then how about a classic afternoon tea with a festive twist and the option of some champagne.

Devon Hotel

If you’re seeking a more intimate celebration this festive season, whether it be with family, friends or colleagues, then the Devon Hotel has all the ingredients to make your party one to remember. Whether it's a pre-Christmas lunch or you're planning a big celebration, dine out and enjoy a relaxed, festive dining experience in their brasserie. If you feel like extending your stay then why not treat yourself to some luxury accommodation and enjoy an overnight package in the heart of Devon

Mercure Southgate Hotel

Whether you’re looking for a relaxing short break, mouth-watering festive menus with all the trimmings, or sparkling nights of fun celebrations with friends or colleagues, the Mercure Southgate Hotel can cater for all your Christmas plans. Party nights run through late November and up to Christmas so there's no excuse not to embrace the festive spirit.

Hotel Indigo

For a festive gathering in the heart of the city then Hotel Indigo presents a relaxed and elegant offering. Serving up a unique take on British cuisine, diners can enjoy a delicious Christmas lunch or dinner in Colsons restaurant and which is named after a department store that opened in 1792 by local milliner, Mrs. Colson, who became one of the city’s most loved characters. For something rather special to celebrate Christmas then hit the heights with Becketts,  available for exclusive hire and offering a rooftop bar like no other with beautiful views of Exeter Cathedral. 

Langstone Hotel

If you're looking for somewhere that's as traditional as Christmas turkey and pudding then the Langstone Cliff Hotel offers all the festive trimmings. In fact, they've been serving up festivities since the 1950's so they certainly know how to celebrate. From Christmassey Sunday's and midweek lunches to party nights where you can dance the night away to live entertainment, it's a great choice for family, friends and work colleagues to spend time together this Christmas season.

Turk's Head

Make the most of your festive season in Exeter this year at Turk's Head. Offering the classic Christmas three course lunch Monday to Friday from 12pm, with turkey and all the trimmings available. Or, if it's more of a party atmosphere you are after, then join Turk's Head in the evening where the historic pub comes alive with exceptional Christmas beers (brewed on site) and a festive buzz like no other. Whether it's an intimate gathering or a large corporate party, let Turks' Head host your Christmas do to ensure your party truly sparkles! 

The Old Firehouse

With spaces suiting any sized party, expanding over three floors, The Old Firehouse has something for everyone this Christmas. If you're after the traditional sit down turkey dinner, there are select times where this is available at The Old Firehouse. However, if you are after a party filled with dancing and delight, then The Old Firehouse can offer you an experience like no other. With live music every weekend and a private room with it's own bar located on the top floor, there is plenty of room to dance the night away. Enquire about your Christmas party today to secure the best spaces! 

Cosy Club

Have yourself a top-notch Cosy Club Christmas, with opulent surrounds, twinkling chandeliers and flowing champagne. Silent night? Yeah right! The perfect setting for your Christmas soirée, adorned with all the bells and whistles to make your celebrations rather marvellous. Celebrate the greatest season with your friends and family by enjoying their full 3 course menu or pop in for a 2 course lunchtime treat. For larger parties then their festive feasting menus are a sumptuous options that are perfect for sharing.

Hyped Events

Elevate your Christmas entertainment to new heights with Hyped Events. A unique and exciting quiz event that will challenge your knowledge, practical skills and ignite your competitive spirit. Their experienced Events Coordinator will tailor all your businesses requirements so you can focus on what matters most – having fun! Enjoy making use of their amazing partnerships with venues all over Exeter who can provide excellent catering options, room hire, DJ hire and much more for your business. Their equipment for the Hyped Games is fully mobile and they can come to your pre-booked event or even direct to your business.


Winslade Manor
Fine dining at Winslade Manor

Winslade Manor Restaurant & Bar is an exciting new lifestyle destination for Exeter and the south west. Chef Director Matt Mason uses the best local ingredients in menus to suit every taste and occasion. We’re excited to welcome you as our guests.

Woodbury Park Hotel & Golf Club
Woodbury Park Hotel reception

Nestled in 350 acres of glorious Devon countryside, sits Woodbury Park Hotel & Golf Club. A rural haven close to the heart of Exeter.

Sandy Park Conference & Event Centre
Conferences & Weddings
Sandy Park Conference & Event Centre

Sandy Park, Exeter's award-winning Conference and Banqueting Centre and home to Devon's Premiership rugby team, the Exeter Chiefs.

Exeter Golf & Country Club
Sports/Leisure Centre
Exterior angled image of the EGCC

Join, visit or play. Whether you live locally in Exeter or are visiting the region, Exeter Golf and Country Club offers a premier leisure experience for members and guests. From golf, tennis, squash, gym and swimming in the indoor and outdoor pools, to members’ bars, Wear Park Restaurant and Wear Park Spa, the club offers top class sports facilities, dining and award-winning beauty and relaxation treatments. The Spa and Restaurant are open for non-members and visiting golfers can book tee times. You’ll even feel like you’re in a country retreat, yet just minutes from Exeter city centre.

Exeter Racecourse
Sports Ground/Stadium
Racing at Exeter Racecourse

Welcome to Exeter Racecourse... the South West's most prestigious racecourse, sitting high on the top of Haldon Hill, just outside Exeter with wonderful views down towards Dartmoor.

Hotel Du Vin
People walking into Hotel Du Vin

Take a step inside this iconic building, formerly the West of England Eye Hospital, where historic walled gardens and striking architecture create the backdrop for a truly special experience.

The Devon Hotel
Devon Hotel exterior

The Devon Hotel provides a unique blend of Georgian elegance and Westcountry hospitality - all within easy reach of Exeter city centre, the M5 and the region's business parks.

Mercure Southgate Hotel
Southgate Hotel, Exterior

The Mercure Southgate Hotel is an ideal base for both the business and leisure traveller. Close to what all the city centre has to offer. An outstanding blend of traditional English style and modern living.

Hotel Indigo Exeter
Exeter suite

The hotel takes its design inspiration from the building’s department store past and other neighbourhood sites as each of the 104 rooms are styled to honour elements of the city. Don’t forget to experience Colson’s Bar & Restaurant, The Dugout Bar, Becketts Champagne Rooftop Bar and The Retreat Spa.

Langstone Cliff Hotel
Al fresco dining area on a beautiful summers day

Family-owned and run hotel set in 19-acres of wooded grounds with spectacular sea views. Extensive leisure and conference facilities include 2 swimming pools, Tennis and childrens Play areas. 2 Bars a ballroom and licensed restaurant.

The Old Firehouse
Two pizzas at Old Firehouse

Widely acknowledged to be one of Exeter’s best ale and cider pubs, The Old Firehouse is very popular with students and locals alike and offers a buzzy atmosphere along with a great range of food and drink at reasonable prices. Serving the famous square pizzas, large enough to share or enjoy the challenge as well as a fantastic Sunday Roast, with vegan and vegetarian options, there’s so much choice that no-one goes hungry!

The Turk’s Head
Beers and ales at The Turk's Head

Located in the heart of the city centre next to the Guildhall is one of the regions oldest pubs and a favourite watering hole of Charles Dickens - or so we believe... Recently restored to its former glory, The Turk's Head is back with a bang and ready to showcase the 700+ year history.



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