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FRIDAY 11TH JANUARY 2019
BATTERSEA EVOLUTION, LONDON
6.30PM - 2.00AM

On January 12th 2018, Battersea Evolution opened its doors to the incredible Hospitality Rocks. Over 1,200 people from across the hospitality, catering and events industry joined us for a spectacular party with breathtaking Après theming, a delicious three-course banquet, amazing entertainment, adrenaline-pumping dodgems and Rockaoke - karaoke with a live band!

In 2019 we are doing it all again. Travel all four corners of the globe in the heart of Battersea Park! Make sure you join us next year so that you too can wake up the next day and say with pride that "Hospitality Rock'd me!!".

 

BOOK YOUR PLACES NOW

To attend, you must work within the Hospitality and Events Industry. Think chefs, front of house staff, bar staff, event and production staff, catering staff agencies and catering and event media. Enquire now to see if you qualify.

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YOUR PARTY JOURNEY

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • RED CARPET ARRIVAL
  • DELICIOUS HOT & COLD CANAPÉ RECEPTION
  • EXCEPTIONAL THREE COURSE DINNER BY SMART HOSPITALITY
  • STUNNING PAN-GLOBAL THEMING AND UNFORGETTABLE, FESTIVE ATMOSPHERE
  • EXHILARATING ENTERTAINMENT SHOW THROUGHOUT THE NIGHT
  • ROCKAOKE - YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO SING ONSTAGE WITH A SPECIALIST LIVE ROCK BAND
  • VODKA LUGE
  • ADRENALINE-PUMPING DODGEMS
  • FILM PREMIERE PRODUCTION - IMPRESSIVE PRODUCTION, LIGHTING AND EFFECTS
  • USE OF YOUR TABLE(S) FOR THE DURATION OF THE NIGHT - MAKE IT YOUR PARTY BASE!
  • AFTER DINNER FUN CASINO TABLES*
  • PHOTO EXPERIENCE*
  • FREE CLOAKROOM FACILITIES
  • FREE CAR PARKING
  • DEDICATED BLACK TAXI RANK
  • FULL DISABLED ACCESS

(*additional charges may apply)

 

PRICING

It's mates rates for everyone. This will be the tonic that everyone needs to start the year on the right note.

£70 PER HEAD INC. VAT

WINE LIST

Bodegas Borsao Blanco Clasico, Campo de Borja, Spain - £25.50

Straw yellow in colour. Fresh and fruity with wings of citrus and tropical fruit. A great aperitif and delicious with light fish and white meat dishes.

Le Chene Blanc, Les Vignobles de Foncalieu - £28.00

A dry, crisp and fresh blend of Sauvignon and Grenache. Delicious on its own or with fish, white meat and salads.

Le Tuffeau Sauvignon Blanc, Les Vignobles Foncalieu, IGP d'Oc - £31.50

A very classic fresh, fruity Sauvignon, packed with ripe, gooseberry fruit.  Well made, dry and delicious.

Pinot Grigio Conti dei Marchesi, Veneto - £35.50

Clean and fresh and very easy to drink.  A versatile, dry white wine that suits most occasions.

Macon Chardonnay, Fortin, Julien Collovray - £40.00

Classic white burgundy grown by the gurus of Pouilly Fuisse, Collovray et Terrier. Rich while retaining a bright level of citrus fruit.  The perfect wine for Roast Chicken.

Chablis 'En Pierelee', La Chablisienne, Burgundy - £47.00

Made by Decanters, wine maker of the year, this is a vibrant, crisp and fresh Chablis, unoaked with brilliant mineral notes. Rich while retaining a bright level of citrus fruit. The perfect wine for Roast Chicken.

Bodegas Borsao Tinto Clasico, Campo de Borja, Spain - £25.50

Medium bodied red with smooth, round tannin and juicy, ripe black fruit. Easy to drink on its own and with hearty meat dishes and cheeses.

Le Chene Rouge, IGP d'Oc - £28.00

A tasty blend of Grenache and Syrah grown deep in the heart of Languedoc country.  Easy to enjoy on its own or with many meaty dishes too.           

Le Tuffeau Merlot, IGP d’Oc - £31.50

Very quaffable Merlot.  Soft in tannin and packed with ripe, plum like fruit.  Good both on its own as a reception wine or with most red meat dishes too.

Cape Heights Shiraz, Western Cape - £35.50

Tasty, spicy Shiraz as South Africa is proving it can do really well.  Soft enough to enjoy on its own but it comes in to its own with hearty food.            

Malbec Receleta, Mendoza, Argentina - £40.00

Extremely juicy and fruity Malbec that is hard not to enjoy a second glass of.  This is as Malbec should be - a real crowd pleaser.

Clos Saint-Jacques ,St Georges St Émilion, Bordeaux - £48.00

St Georges St. Emilion makes some of the softest, smoothest and most delicious Bordeaux wines at this level and this Clos Saint-Jacques is just that.  A very fine red.

Domaine de L'Olibet Cinsault Rose - £25.50

Fruity, dry and floral with delicious citrus and strawberry fruit.  Coral pink in colour this is classic Provencal style Rose.

Pinot Grigio Blush IGT, San Viglio - £29.00

Classic Pinot Grigio pink.  Off dry, juicy and fresh, this is the ultimate crowd pleasing Rose.

Saint-Louis Blanc de Blancs Brut - £30.00

Crisp and elegant Blanc de Blancs with exotic fruit and refreshing acidity.  A delicious aperitif.

Mirabello Prosecco Spumante Brut - £38.00

Fresh and lively Spumante Prosecco with plenty of fizz and fresh green apple fruit.

Sarcey Champagne - £52.00

A blend of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier showing red berry flavours, a toasty richness and zesty citrus notes.

Mumm Cordon Rouge NV Champagne - £68.00

Bright sparkling, light golden amber liquid with an abundance of fine, elegant bubbles and aromas of lemon and grapefruit.

Bollinger - £80.00

A golden colour with a beautifully fine mousse. The nose is aromatic and complex with ripe fruit and spicy aromas. Roasted apples, apple compote and peaches burst on the palate.             

Laurent Perrier Rose - £92.00     

Refined red berry and brioche flavours of Laurent-Perrier.

Dom Pérignon - £190.00

The bouquet spirals through sweet, bright floral notes and the lively minerality so typical of Dom Pérignon.

Mumm Cordon Rouge NV Champagne Magnum - £137.50

Bright sparkling, light golden amber liquid with an abundance of fine, elegant bubbles and aromas of lemon and grapefruit.

Port - £100.00

THEMING & ENTERTAINMENT

Approaching the venue the stage is set by a spectacular scene: huge monkey lions sit outside illuminated by fire pits and sconces and look through the towering drapes that conceal the hottest venue in town. As your guests enter they will stand in awe at the spectacular and ancient sandstone atrium that soars above them, where ancient Egypt and Sudan meet the hanging gardens of Babylon – a wonder straight out of the ancient world! Here giant pharaohs, hieroglyphics on sandstone, vines and trailing plants, provide additional drama in a soaring space and discover in the centre, an oasis, complete with fountain, palm trees and banquette loungers. Drapes in jewel tones of lapis, indigo, turquoise, malachite, ochre and carmine provide a decadent opulence.

Above, on the mezzanine, guests are transported straight to Marrakech where hanging lamps, low chaise lounges, footstools and cushions, hookah, and sumptuous wall hangings and drapes, evoke the sights and sounds of a Moroccan Riad. Order a spiced cocktail, a glass of fizz or iced beer from our aged, wooden lattice bar decorated in gold leaf amongst the shadows thrown from hundreds of lanterns, and enjoy the sights and sounds of our souk, full of street vendors and their brightly-coloured merchandise.

Next, enter our stunning main bar that takes its inspiration from the temples of Japan: adorned with cherry blossom, lanterns and origami cranes and where dancers, acrobats and performers delight the crowds. At the giant igloo bar, our talented bartenders pour the crowds champagne, cocktails, icy beers, wines and spirits, all illuminated by the Northern Lights.

Dinner is called and guests are welcomed into the main dining room – and marvel at a riot of colourful hot air balloons in a myriad of colours, shapes and sizes as they float alongside bi-planes. Decorative parasols in vivid colours are suspended as if blown in the wind, hover above the tables. Beautiful table decorations and settings welcome diners to their places as they sit down to a pan-global feast. Between courses, breath-taking acts; Chinese Dragons, Cirque performers and whirling dervishes will entertain the guests as they sit in their own private oasis of light cast from shimmering candles. As the party hots up, the DJ starts his set, and the dancefloor fills as he heralds in the most spectacular Christmas party in town, play on the bumper cars or gamble in the fun casino in the souk.

ENTERTAINMENT

We work with industry-leading choreographers to bring you breathtaking acts that will leave you spellbound. From stunning dancers greeting you and your guests to extraordinarily daring and talented acrobats performing during the night; you will be thrilled, delighted and amazed by our talented artists.

The quality of our entertainment is what sets Smart apart from our competitors. It is this element that adds the flair and drama you will remember, elevating your Christmas party from a fun night out into an immersive, unforgettable event.

This year will see the return of Rockaoke, your opportunity to sing onstage with a specialist live rock band, along with the previously popular vodka luge.

UPGRADES

VIP RECEPTION

A specially reserved area for a minimum of 50 guests to enjoy the drinks and canapé reception. This package includes 1.5 glasses of sparkling wine per person, a selection of bar snacks, a dedicated member of security and bespoke party signage. Subject to limited availability and charges will apply to this upgrade.

 

DRINK PACKAGES

TABLE DRINKS PACKAGE - £108.00

Avoid queuing at the bar and have our recommended selection of wines waiting for you on your table.

DRINKS VOUCHER - £5.00

Let your guests have a drink on you. Each drinks voucher is exchanged for either a bottle of beer, glass of house wine, a single shot of spirit and mixer or two soft drinks.

BEER BUCKET - £46.00

Quench your thirst with 10 ice-cold bottled beers delivered to your table.

CIDER BUCKET - £49.00

Quench your thirst with 10 ice-cold bottled ciders delivered to your table.

AFTER DINNER DRINKS CHEST - £110.00

Kick off your after-dinner celebrations in style with a bottle of house spirit of your choice accompanied by two mixers, crushed ice, lemons and limes, all delivered to your table with 10 glasses.

STILL WATER - £4.00

SPARKLING WATER - £4.00


CHEESE AND BISCUITS

A selection of English cheeses with artisan biscuits and homemade ale chutney.

HOTELS NEARBY

The Chelsea Harbour Hotel - London Millennium Hotels

Address: Chelsea Harbour, London SW10 0XG

Phone: 020 7823 3000

Distance: Approx 1.8 miles from venue

Rating: 5 Stars

Price: From £380

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Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel

Address: 354 Queenstown Road, London SW8 4AE

Phone: 020 7062 8036

Distance: Approx 0.4 miles from venue

Rating: 4 Stars

Price: From £250

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Holiday Inn Express Wandsworth

Address: Riverside West Smugglers Way, Wandsworth, London SW18 1EG

Phone: 020 8877 5950

Distance: Approx 2.7 miles from venue

Rating: 3 Stars

Price: From £120

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Sloane Square Hotel

Address : 7-12 Sloane Square, London, SW1W 8EG

Phone: 0207 881 5984 (reservations) 0207 896 9988 (hotel main line)

Distance: Approx 1.4 miles from venue

Rating: 4 Stars

Price: From £190

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Crowne Plaza

Address: Bridges Wharf, Battersea, London, SW11 3BE

Phone: 0207 801 3522 

Distance: 2.3 miles to Battersea Park

Rating: 4 Stars

Price: From £150

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SO Park Battersea

Address: 140 Battersea Park Road, London, England, SW11 4NB

Phone: 020 7627 0780

Distance: 0.5 miles to Battersea Park

Rating: 3.8/5 on tripadvisor

Price: £116 for 1 room 1 night

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Draycott Hotel

Address: 26 Cadogan Gardens, London, England, SW3 2RP

Phone:  020 7730 6466

E-mail: reservations@draycotthotel.com

Distance: 0.8 miles to Battersea Park

Rating: 4.5/5 on tripadvisor

Price: £426 for 1 room 1 night

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Georgian and Bower House Hotel

Address: 35 - 39 St George's Drive, London, England, SW1V 4DG

Phone: 020 7834 1438

E-mail: reception@georgianhousehotel.co.uk

Distance: 0.9 miles to Battersea Park

Rating: 4.3/5 on tripadvisor

Price: £225 for 1 room 1 night

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FAQ

WHO'S INVITED?

The Events & Hospitality Industry! Think chefs, front of house staff, bar staff, event and production staff, catering staff agencies, catering and event media and suppliers to the industry. Get in touch to see if you qualify.

WHAT IS THE DRESS CODE?

Our guests love getting dressed up and it really adds to that extra special feeling to the night, so get those glad rags out and smarten up! Absolutely no jeans, trainers or sportswear will be allowed but black tie is more than welcome.

HOW DOES THE BOOKING PROCESS WORK?

You can provisionally book tickets for 10 days during which a deposit of £15 pp is required to confirm the booking. If we haven’t received the deposit within 10 days, your tickets will be released. The remaining balance needs to be paid no later than 8 weeks prior to the event.

WHAT IS THE MINIMUM BOOKING?

There is no minimum booking.

CAN WE ADD PEOPLE ONTO OUR BOOKING?

You can add people onto your booking up to two days before your Christmas party, provided that we have space available on the evening. You can do so by logging in to your Smart Account or giving us a call on 020 7836 1033.

WHAT HAPPENS IF WE CANCEL A TICKET? IS THE TICKET REFUNDABLE?

Deposits are non-refundable and nontransferable. Cancellations can only be made by the party organiser and must be made in writing to the Head Office. Any refunds due are based on the date of cancellation. We regret no refunds are due if you cancel less than 14 days before your event date. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for more information on our cancellation policy.

HOW DO I RECEIVE CONFIRMATION OF PAYMENTS AND BOOKING FROM YOU?

All of our correspondence is via email so you receive everything from us in the most efficient way possible.

ARE UNDER 18’S ALLOWED TO COME?

Guests aged 16 and 17 are welcome provided they are accompanied by an adult, who is responsible for them. We operate a strict policy regarding underage drinking, which is not permitted under any circumstance.

DO I NEED TO ORDER MY CANAPÉS?

No, canapés are served during the reception.

CAN I PICK MY OWN MENU?

Sadly not. While we aim to cater for different dietary requirements, we’re afraid due to the number of guests we host each night, we cannot offer more options than those shown on the menu page.

A MEMBER OF MY PARTY HAS A FOOD ALLERGY, WHAT OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE FOR THEM?

No problem! We aim to cater for all allergies so simply let us know the specifics a minimum of 4 weeks prior to your party date and we’ll get in touch to discuss.

CAN WE PRE-ORDER DRINKS? WHAT DO THE WRISTBANDS/VOUCHERS INCLUDE?

Yes. The drinks options we have listed within this brochure provide a hassle-free option for ordering drinks and we highly recommend pre-orders are made prior to the event in order to ensure your evening runs smoothly. Some packages are unavailable to purchase on the night and all pre-orders must be made four weeks prior to the event. We do have a bar on the evening that accepts cash, credit and debit card, plus it is possible to set up a tab on the night.

HOW ARE THE TABLES ARRANGED?

Our tables seat between 8-12 people. Larger groups are accommodated over more than one table, and we have a limited number of tables to seat groups of 14 which are allocated on request.

WHEN WILL I RECEIVE MY TICKETS?

Your tickets will be sent out around 2 weeks before your event, assuming we have received your final balance payment.

IS THERE CAR PARKING?

We have ample, free car parking adjacent to the venue.

DO YOUR PARTIES USE STROBE LIGHTING AND SPECIAL EFFECTS?

Please be aware that some of our parties do use strobe lighting and special effects that could potentially be harmful to those with photosensitive epilepsy. Please get in touch if you require more information.