Paris is a magical destination all year round, but there’s nothing quite like the City of Lights at Christmas. Whether it’s for the party of the season or a festive group dinner, here are our top Christmas venues in Paris…
Take guests to the fairground at the spectacular Musée des Arts Forains, one of the world’s largest collections of funfair objects. Groups can drink under crystal chandeliers, dine within the little Venice lagoon and dance around the 19th century carousel. 4 spaces are available for hire, each with authentic theming, accommodating groups of 40 to 4,000 people.
If true opulence and grandeur is your theme, Paris’ famous concert hall is a striking choice for a venue. 3 spaces hold up between 12 – 500 guests whilst the Salle Favart has 1200 seats for theater arrangements.
Recognised for its timeless interiors, Marc Veyrat’s first Parisian restaurant transports guests to the French ski slopes. Perfect for a festive celebration, wooden panelling, sheepskin rugs and patchwork chairs feel warmly cosy with country cooking served from the kitchen. The restaurant can be hired privately for a dinner of 300 of cocktail reception of 440.
Celebrate to the backdrop of the twinkling Eiffel Tower at Maison Blanche’s stylish rooftop. Across two floors, the Parisian cityscape can be seen from a colour changing bar and green terrace, under a weather proof glass roof for all seasons. 11 – 250 guests can be hosted for a seated dinner, with space for up to 350 for cocktails and standing events.
The recently opened restaurant on everyone’s lips is a truly elegant affair. 1930s décor and striking Eiffel Tower views are enjoyed at this hotspot which serves a seafood menu across a marbled floor and terrace.
Exceptionally elegant, this exclusive dining experience is more than a venue. Royal tables, historical menus and opulent interiors are just some of what to expect from Alain Ducasse’s unique setting. Two dining rooms and three more private salons are tailored for events from 2 to 120 guests.
Once a hotel of Charles Le Brun, this 18th century jewel is now a striking historical venue with more than 1,000 m2 of light, prestigious event space. The mansion has 3 floors of event space as well as a French Garden and courtyard, each lavished in elegance décor. Up to 200 guests can be held in each space with a capacity of 420 for exclusive hire.
This classic venue within its legendary department store is an elegant backdrop for events. Under the 1920s cupola, the large brasserie seats up to 450 guests serving traditional French cuisine.
Made of historic warehouses and storerooms, the Docks de Paris consists of 8,500 sq2 of event space, a blank canvas for gala dinners and parties. 3 separate areas and 19 meeting rooms can host up to 5,800 people including 1,000 in one amphitheater.
The former HQ of the Crédit Foncier of France, this impressive venue bathes in light and marble interiors with a 1100m2 dining room accommodating up to 900 guests. Versatile and dramatic, this event space is suited to large-scale events that wish for an intimate atmosphere.
Legendary for its photography history, the famous studio in the 16th arrondissement is a unique space for parties. Open since 1934, the studio became known for its black-and-white glamorous shots of French celebrities, many of which hang within the Exhibition Room. As well as offering space for up to 250, guests can also experience a personalised photo experience.
For venue enquiries or assistance with your next event, don’t hesitate to contact one of the Banks Sadler team on +44 (0) 207 424 3333