If work parties of Christmas past are ones you’d rather forget, this year, make it a festive celebration to remember and get your shuffleboard on this Christmas.
We’ve got a sack-full of suggestions of brilliant venues, where you can sip and slide on our championship grade shuffleboard tables and make this year’s Christmas party go with a bang!
Great British Festivities
First up in the UK, we’ve got all the Boom Battles. The world’s first battle bar, there are 26 Boom Battle Bar venues to choose from, spanning the length and breadth of the country from Edinburgh to Bournemouth
Combining street food, well-stocked bars with Instagrammable cocktails and their own Boom Battle Beer, their amazing food and drink offer is the perfect accompaniment to an array of premium, next-generation activities including: Bavarian Axe Throwing, Crazier Golf, electric darts, Skee Ball, digitised Beer Pong, as well as shuffleboard. You’ll find our championship-grade Play SHUFL. tables featuring the revolutionary Curve, across all of their venues. You’ll also find several of our Bank Shots. These guys know a thing or two about throwing a party! So, find your nearest Boom Battle Bar and book your activities here.
Add a bit of sparkle to your work party in Manchester, at Pong and Puck at Great Northern Warehouse. They’re ‘grabbing the festive season by the baubles’ with retro games such as beer and prosecco pong, shuffleboard and table tennis, Christmas tunes and winter-themed cocktails. And they’ve concocted some Christmas packages for groups of 8 or more, such as their sparkle & shuffle package combining an hour of gaming, a free welcome cocktail, a shot and a sharing pizza platter. Then it’s time for a photobooth session and to belt out a Christmas song on the dancefloor.
Noel in Norway
For informal Christmas beers, head to the Beer Palace in Oslo and enjoy a vast selection of beers while you challenge your colleagues to a game of shuffleboard or darts. Beer Palace, Holmens gt.3, Aker Brygge has an impressive 34 taps and a beer selection to die for. We challenge you not to find a beer you love here, just ask the bartender to help you navigate the bewildering selection.
Sip your beer and do battle on two 22ft Grand Champion shuffleboards. Ready to sample another pint from Beer Palace’s vast selection? Or maybe you’re feeling peckish? Order a burger from neighbouring Burger Joint on the pub’s app.
Looking for something a bit different? Telegrafen in Oslo is a prestigious venue geared up for the local business community giving them somewhere to meet, eat, drink, play AND work in style in the heart of Oslo’s city centre. Norway’s former telephone exchange, Telegrafen brings people together inside a beautiful 3200m2 historic building, constructed in 1924 at Kongens gate 21.As you’d expect, festive work socials are right up their street with six different event venues catering for anything between 8 and 100 people.
Jingle Bells in Berlin
The European home of BrewDog, DogTap Berlin promised more bark and more bite when it opened in August 2019 and it certainly delivers a Christmas party experience with (jingle) bells on. Based outside of central Berlin, it’s an epic destination venue that offers a variety of experiences once you are there and epic food and drink to match. Visitors can learn more about beer at the beer school, enjoy a gig or let some pucks fly on our Olympic sized shuffleboards. Comprising a brewery, a 2,500m2 tap room and epic 4,000m2 beer garden, there’s no doubt that it’s the ultimate beer haven fit for the capital city of a country with a big beer culture.
Christmas Down Under
Surfers Paradise beer garden in Australia is the perfect venue for celebrating Christmas in the sunshine! Toast your colleagues with ‘a cold one’ Down Under at the Surfers Paradise Beer Garden, Cavill Mall, on the Gold Coast of Australia. Originally built in 1925 by hotel entrepreneur James Cavill, this legendary venue was completely re-developed with an open roof to let in some of that Gold Coast sunshine. They added screens to catch the match of the day and created an outdoor ‘adult playground’ under the sky with a host of games, including two of our finest Grand Champion 22ft shuffleboard tables and a life-size pool table where you kick the balls. Definitely our kind of fun!
In Copenhagen, make cocktails, burgers and shuffleboard part of your festive celebrations at hip cocktail bar and burger joint Cocks & Cows in Amager. They’ve beefed up their Eat, Drink, Play offer by adding shuffleboard to their incredible food and drink line-up.
These guys don’t do things by halves, they’ve installed no less than four of our 18 ft Grand Champions in a dedicated room complete with funky shuffleboard neons. Get in the festive spirit with a cocktail from the well-stocked cocktail bar and order mouth-watering burgers, salads, snacks and fries. For larger groups looking to party, Cocks & Cows offers some great space for up to 70 guests.
Here’s to getting your shuffleboard on this Christmas!