Frequently Asked Questions and Useful Information
The Believe Christmas party planning team will be happy to answer any queries you may have about organising an Christmas party to suit your company, office team or corporate event. To get your party started, have a peek at our frequently asked question section below. If you need any more information, please contact us directly on 0117 370 2660.
Booking your Party
How do I book my Christmas party?
Our Believe Christmas Party Team is now taking bookings for Christmas 2018 in Bristol. Please visit our Main Events page for further details on how you can go ahead and book your table.
Is there a set number of guests per table?
Believe Christmas Parties organise corporate events, shared office parties, bespoke company events in Bristol. We arrange exhilarating Winter Wonderland events for groups of all shapes and sizes and accommodate parties of any size on tables of 8-12 people.
Can I cancel/reduce my table number if necessary?
Believe requires a 50% deposit to secure your table. We then require the remaining balance to be settled 90 days before, which is the cut off point for any cancellations or amendments.
Are there any age restrictions?
Believe Christmas Parties are adult only parties. Due to the nature of our event and for licensing reasons, all nights are restricted to over 18’s only.
Pre-ordering for your party
Am I allowed to start a bar tab?
Believe Christmas Parties operate a bar tab policy for Christmas events in Bristol A tab can be started on the night by leaving the chosen debit/credit card behind the bar with one of our team members. We will require payment at the end of the night.
Can I pre-order my drinks?
Believe Christmas Parties encourage pre-orders to help your event run smoothly. We can send out a pre-order form prior to your event to be completed and returned to us with payment at least one week prior to your event night. If we have not received payment, then we cannot carry out your order on the night.
Am I allowed to bring my own alcohol?
Believe Christmas parties supply all refreshments for your Christmas party and Special requests can be catered for in advance? For licensing reasons, guests must not, under any circumstances bring their own alcohol onto our premises.
On the night
Can I pay by card?
Believe Christmas Parties accepts all card types, however do not have a cash back facility.
How will I know where our table is?
Believe Christmas Party specialists host parties and events for corporate, private party and shared events. A bespoke table plan is provided for each night. This will be under the name of the person responsible for the booking. If you wanted your table to have individual name cards, please feel free to come at the beginning of the evening to place on your table, this will need to be pre-arranged with event manager.
What time does the event start?
Believe Christmas Party events usually follow the following format. Doors open at 18:30pm and call to dinner is 19:15pm. We urge guests to be on time as we cannot guarantee dinners to be served to any late attendees.
What time does the event finish?
Believe Christmas Parties operate a late bar. Last orders at the bar will be 12:15am and the venue closes at 12:30am. All guests must leave quietly and promptly after this time.
What shall I wear?
Smart and formal wear is encouraged at all Believe Christmas party events. Strictly no trainers.
Will I be able to smoke?
We have reserved an outside area for smokers which will be fully covered and heated with appropriate bins provided. Strictly no smoking on any other part of the premises.
About the venue
Where can I park?
Galleries car park is directly opposite Castle Park where Believe is going to be situated and offers overnight parking. Alternatively there are a number of public car parks available within short walking distance to Castle Park. There is also plenty of street parking available around the park and the city centre.
Castle Park has fantastic train and bus links available which are minutes away from the venue and allows great access for guests of Believe who do not wish to leave their car overnight somewhere.
Is there a cloakroom?
Believe Christmas Parties provide a cloakroom free of charge. We urge guests not to bring any valuables as belongings are left at our guests own risk
Are there cash machines available?
Our structure itself doesn’t have any cash machines available, however due to our City Centre location, there are public cash machines available within walking distance from Castle Park. We do also accept card payments from all card types at both bars.
Where can I stay that is close to the venue?
As well as the incredible train, bus and car parking links available to guests of Believe Christmas Parties this year, there are a variety of hotels available in central Bristol that are only minutes away from Castle Park. If you have any queries or would like advice on where to stay, please do not hesitate to contact us on 0117 3702 661 and one of our very helpful staff members will be more than happy to assist!