Brisbane's Best Last Minute Christmas Party Ideas

Frantically searching for last minute Christmas party ideas?

Retreat into the comfort of Nickel Kitchen & Bar’s mood-lit dining rooms, or unwind in the light, airy space of Nantucket Kitchen & Bar.

With a host of different spaces and menus filled with captivating flavours, even last minute Xmas parties will fall easily into place with the following party ideas.

Last Minute Christmas Party Idea: Hire Brisbane's Best Private Dining Room

Last Minute Christmas Party Idea: Hire Brisbane's Best Private Dining Room

Last minute Xmas Party Idea 1: Hire the private dining room @ Nantucket Kitchen & Bar

After a year crammed in office spaces, every colleague will love the chance to stretch out in Nantucket’s Montauk Room. Our private dining room seats 12 within a naturally-lit, contemporary space.

With white walls and bright New England interiors, the Montauk Room offers a chance to rest, laugh, and bond over breakfast or lunch.

The breakfast menu is available for $30pp and allows diners a luxurious start to the day. Last minute Christmas parties may feature freshly squeezed juice, pastries, and creative morning dishes such as the vanilla panna cotta with apricot jelly, poached peaches and granola.

Alternatively, set lunch menus offer the chance to treat clients to a long Christmas luncheon, with three course menus available for $55pp, $70pp, and $90pp. During lunch, you will encounter famous Cape Cod inspired dishes such as Nantucket’s corn bread with honey butter and ash salt, and crab cakes with fennel slaw.

Last minute Xmas Party Idea 2: Host a Cocktail Party in the Montauk Room

Last minute Xmas Party Idea 2: Host a Cocktail Party in the Montauk Room

Last minute Xmas Party Idea 2: Host a Cocktail Party in the Montauk Room

For a more traditional Christmas event, you may elect to host a nighttime cocktail event within the Montauk Room. Dinner and drinks will be served over an intimate dining table as you celebrate the season with colleagues, clients, or loved ones.


Last minute Xmas party idea 3: Host a dinner at Nickel Kitchen & Bar

Last minute Xmas party idea 3: Host a dinner at Nickel Kitchen & Bar

Last minute Xmas Party Idea 3: Dinner @ Nickel Kitchen & Bar

Leave the holiday hysteria behind and unwind within the sultry depths of Nickel Kitchen & Bar.

Featuring a sophisticated art deco interior boasting lavish mahogany features and an even more indulgent menu, Nickel Kitchen & Bar is a convenient central retreat for corporate Christmas events and social gatherings.

Have our staff lead you to our secret dining room for a night of Christmas splendor at our intimate Chef’s Table. Up to 14 guests may be invited to dine in seclusion on gourmet dishes such as tuna tartare with sesame, soy and avocado, or herb-crusted racks of lamb with a veal jus. A 2 course set menus is available for $70pp, or 3 courses for $90pp.

For further last minute Xmas party ideas, you might consider the Nickel Kitchen & Bar Wine Library, a chance to spend a night in the company of unrivalled good taste. 20 guests can join over high table Christmas dinners – and, of course, wine – in this artful dining space.

From line caught market fish of the day to spectacular bombe Alaska desserts to finish, this is one Christmas event that won’t soon be forgotten

Ready to start planning your festive occasion? Contact us now and a member of our team will be in touch shortly.


3 birthday party themes for your 30th birthday

Your twenties are coming to an end. It’s nearly time to blow out the candles and welcome in the newest decade of your life as you celebrate your 30th Birthday party.

We’ve put together three 30th birthday party themes for your special day, and they’re memorable enough to fuel the social chatter until you turn 40.

30th Birthday Ideas: Great Gatsby party at Nickel Kitchen & Bar

Prepare your finest feather boa and send off your twenties with a ‘20s-themed shindig. Nickel is the ideal setting for your glamorous Gatsby-esque party to celebrate your 30th birthday.

Dress: Flapper dresses and tuxedos are your best friend at a Gatsby-style ‘do. Pair your outfit with a vintage brooch or feather headband for added effect.

Food:   Elegant canapes and finger food are the centrepiece to this social setting. Gather around plates of oysters and spanner crab cakes with aioli.

Beverages: Throwback to the 1920s with a round of champagne cocktails and classic martinis.

Décor: White, black, silver and gold suit a Gatsby theme well, while vintage punchbowls and champagne fountains are a sure fire way to enchant guests.

30th Birthday Ideas: Shared dinner at Nantucket Kitchen & Bar

Journey to Cape Cod for this milestone birthday with a visit to Nantucket. With our bright, open-plan dining room, communal birthday dinners with friends and family are a breeze.

Dress: Join us in your Sunday best for this stylish group meal.

Food: We’ll treat you to Cape Cod favourites like corn bread, market fish of the day, and our chocolate and whisky tart.

Beverages: You won’t need to fish for a fun night out with our range of specialty cocktails and hard iced teas.

Décor: Our dining room is full of light colours to emanate a day out on the cape. Keep things bright and modern for a true immersion into our Cape Cod group dinner party.

30th Birthday Party Idea: American Diner party at NKB Express

Get a little retro with your celebrations with a casual American Diner party at our NKB Express. Toast the night with some chocolate shakes, share your fries ‘round the table, and beat back those cake cravings with a tasty birthday burger.

Dress: Blue suede shoes, leather jackets and high-waisted dresses were all the rage in the ‘40s.

Food: Choose from a range of American-inspired canapes and classic diner food like hot dogs and waffles.

Beverages: Shakes and sodas were the main diner drinks of choice, but you can splash out with our beer, wine, and cider package.

Décor: Think red, white and pastel blue for colour scheming. Add a hired jukebox with some old school tunes for the full ‘American diner’ effect.


No matter how you want to celebrate the big 3-0, plan a birthday party with us for a wish come true before the candles are even blown out.