Big or small, Hamilton has the spot for your holiday parties

Whether you are planning a holiday party for four, or for twenty-four, you can be sure that Hamilton has a restaurant that would be ideal for your holiday gathering. From higher-end, to something more casual, Hamilton is home to many event locations to host your family and friends in. Why not explore some of the below options for this year’s party?

These are just a handful of the great restaurants that would be ideal for your Holiday gatherings, happy hosting!

Betula Restaurant
225 King St W, Dundas, ON L9H 1V6

It may be their first Winter season in Hamilton, but Betula Restaurant’s seasonal menus make for the perfect holiday party. Not only will they have a Christmas specific menu for the season, they also offer a private room for all your party needs. Based on how busy they are during their regular service, we can guess Betula Restaurant will book up quick for Christmas parties. Contact them for details on how they can make your holiday parties a hit this year.

Rousseau House
375 Wilson St E, Ancaster, ON L9G 2C1

Housed in a heritage (built in the 1830) that once was the home of famous painter Frank Panabaker, Rousseau House is an elegant atmosphere that will impress any holiday party guest. In terms of private dining spots, Rousseau House has three options in spaces to choose from – their Panabaker Room, Solarium Room or Honeysuckle Room. Ranging in party sizes from 12 people to 60 people, the Rousseau House team offers a variety of menu options from oysters to bacon wrapped Brussels sprouts, to ricotta gnocchi. Visit their website for more information on each of their spaces.

Capri Family Restaurant
25 John St N, Hamilton, ON L8R 1H1

If you’re a Hamiltonian, you will have heard of the famous Capri Blue Grotto Lounge. The cave-like appearance of this secret room, along with a river running through it, was closed for years after the popular boom of the 70s. Luckily for us Hamiltonians these days, the Grotto has recently been re-opened as an events space that is able to host up to 75 people for sit down meals and 100 people for drinks and apps, with a minimum spend. If you’re looking for an extremely memorable holiday party that guests will be talking about for years to come, look no further.

Lake Road Restaurant
 229 James St N, Hamilton, ON L8R 2L2

The chic setting of Lake Road Restaurant, paired with their ever-changing delicious feature menu, is the perfect marriage for a top-notch party. Lake Road is known for hosting many of the best holiday parties in Hamilton, and with Chef Dan Megna at the helm, you can be sure your guests will be chatting about the food until next year!

Aberdeen Tavern
432 Aberdeen Ave, Hamilton, ON L8P 2S4

Above Aberdeen Tavern, you’ll find the ‘The Apartment’, a private, fashionable, and modern room that’s almost like hosting in the comfort of your own home – without all the work and mess. The Apartment is equipped with its own bar and kitchen, with the food quality and exceptional service from the popular Aberdeen Tavern restaurant radiating up to the second floor. They are able to host anything from corporate lunches to weekend celebrations.

The new Diplomat from the team behind Aberdeen Tavern (Equal Parts Hospitality) is also soon down the road, and is expected to be a popular events space in the city.