Looking for something different for your party or event?
Snafu is intimate and stylish with a warm and friendly atmosphere making it an ideal venue for parties and corporate entertainment. We’ve hosted an array of private and corporate events, including birthday parties, corporate launches, wine tastings, quiz nights, jazz evenings, charity events, comedy nights, fashion shows, art events and live performances.
Our little boutique nightspot has become the premiere destination of those in-the-know, with it’s modern infusion of colour and design with a kitsch 60’s twist, subtle lighting, soft leather seating and low level tables, Snafu creates an intimate, exclusive and quietly riotous ambience.
Housing a fully equipped cocktail bar, 2 lounge areas, a dancefloor and stage, Snafu makes a unique and flexible environment for lounging, drinking and dancing. We offer a delectable range of spirits and cocktails, all served impeccably by our professionally-trained and friendly staff.
We can accommodate parties of up to 385 people, and offer various bespoke buffet menu’s ranging from as little as £2 a head. We also have audiovisual equipment, and can provide entertainment to suit your preference from a list of resident DJs, should you require.
Snafu is available for exclusive hire or partial hire, and rates are dependant on numbers, bar spend and time of hire.
For more information, or a tour of Snafu please call Claire on 01224 596111, alternatively email email@example.com
Food: We offer various bespoke buffet menus ranging from as little £2 a head to £10 a head, which covers everything from sushi to sandwiches.
Snafu has a comprehensive range of premium spirits, liqueurs, continental beers, fine wines and champagnes, as well as a diverse cocktail list. Our back-bar is renowned to be one of the most extensive in Aberdeen, with over 300 quality spirits and liqueurs from around the world.
We can arrange equipment hire for you at a preferential rate which will include delivery and collection to and from the venue. Please note that for safety reasons we do require that any equipment brought into the venues must be accompanied by a P.A.T. test certificate. If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to ask.
We kindly ask that any branding / dressing requests are agreed with the Events Manager prior to the event. For safety reasons, dressing materials brought into the venues must be Fire Certificated Class A & O spread of flame. We do require written confirmation of this before the event please. In order to preserve the venue we also kindly ask that nothing is hung or taped on the walls. We are more than happy for play lists and posters to be placed around the venue on the night; please ask the duty manager for direction with this.
Size 6.5m x 4m. If you have any specific staging requests please just ask in advance and we will do our best to help you out.
Sound & Light Engineers
We have professional in-house sound and light engineers who will be happy to work with you to meet your specific requirements. We ask that any sound check times are arranged with the events manager in advance.
We are happy to arrange experienced and friendly door staff, cashiers and hosts for you. Of course you can provide your own staff if you prefer; the events manager will be able to assist you with any queries.
We employ a licensed professional security company with both male and female security staff. CCTV cameras operate around the venues. For your own safety, searching is a condition of entry for any event which has a door charge.
There is an NCP car park located on Ship Row which is very close to the venue. There is no official parking on Castle Street; equipment can be dropped off at the main entrance to the venue. If you have a specific request please just let us know.
Normally 4pm. Unloading can be carried out via the main entrance on Castle Street, or the cellar hatch on Ship Row. Transport should be attended at all times, especially before 6pm. The best route for access to the venue is from Market Street, turn left at Guild Street, then sharp left up Shiprow (One Way) then follow the road bearing right to the junction with Union Street. Snafu is located on the left hand side right at the end of Shiprow.
Load out is normally only permitted at the end of the night. If a load out is required during opening hours please consult the venue. Should the venue be ata capacity a load out will be deemed not possible. Load out is also possible on the following morning after 1100.
Contact the events manager with your detailed requirements and we will send you a quote & payment details. VAT 20% will be included on all the service fees quoted. Food and beverage items are inclusive of VAT.
We want your event at Snafu to run as smoothly and successfully as possible, so please don’t hesitate to ask at any point if you have any specific requirements or queries and we will do our best to help and accommodate you. Enjoy your party!