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Guide to the Perfect Winter Dinner Party

As things cool down quickly, it can be easy to lose your entertaining spark. Well, we are here to provide you with a sign to invite your friends or family around and put on the ultimate mid-winter dinner party. We have you covered from the warm, cosy setting, to the perfect winter cocktail. Explore Briscoes' wide range of tabletop.


Dinner Party Essentials: Good Food, Tasty Drinks, & Great Conversation

With a little bit of planning you can be sure to enjoy your night by having a stress-free evening. Consider setting up the day before with meal prep, table setting and grocery shopping. This way the 

  • Good Food: When throwing a dinner party for family or friends, an easy way to execute a mid-winter dinner is to choose to serve family-style or rustic. There's something cosy and warm about placing large beautiful platters of food and warm salads in the middle of the table for everyone to share. It also helps remove the stress of ensuring you get your timings right of each dish and don't have to worry about serving a cold meal. Family-style also guarantees you more time with your guests, rather than stuck in the kitchen!

  • Tasty Drinks: Whether it's chilled champagne, mulled wine or a cocktail kind of crowd, don't be afraid to get creative with your drinks. This can be a conversation starter and a great activity to layer in to the night. Don't forget to chill your bottles in the afternoon so your drinks are cold!

  • Great Conversation: Soft lighting and an appropriate soundtrack will help create some ambience and set the mood for your evening. Try include candles into your table decor for an eye-catching and warm addition.