here are some Christmas traditions we could all live without like booking the same venue year Tafter year for a predictable Christmas party. But a bit of forward planning can make your celebration a memorable one. Choosing a venue to suit everyone may seem like a daunting task. Fortunately you can rely on The List to point you in the right direction. Over the next few pages you will find something to keep everyone happy. And if you need more ideas, have a look in The List Eating & Drinking Guide; the new edition has reviews of 100 new places to eat out, hitlists of the best restaurants, and handy directories where we list places to meet your every need, be it byob, vegetarian friendly or private dining rooms. The best places are filling up fast, so don't leave it too late.

Of course, the office party is just the tip of the iceberg. There's a lot more merry making to be done at this time of year. In the coming weeks you'll find all the inspiration you need courtesy of The List. In our next issue we present great ideas on how to celebrate in style whatever the occasion, with details of everything from quirky venues to party planners. Check out our Christmas Guide on 1 November for perfect gifts, events to get you into the festive spirit and where to get the best food, drink and decorations for entertaining at home. Don't miss The List's essential Bar feature in our 29 November issue for the best winter drinking haunts in Glasgow and Edinburgh. So much eating & drinking to be done, so little time. So get cracking.

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