Christmas Day Dining Round-Up

Christmas Day plans = sorted

By Neesha Sinnya | 9th December 2020

If you’ve exhausted your home cooking repertoire and are dreading the thought of washing up, don’t worry because a bunch of Brisbane’s leading restaurants are taking the stress out of Christmas Day. Leave the Christmas ham to the professionals and book in for a fuss-free day at some of Brisbane’s finest venues.

Goldfinch | Brisbane City

Let the team at Goldfinch take the fuss out of Christmas with their festive dining options, available for lunch and dinner. Included in the ticket price, you can enjoy bottomless beer and champagne as well as a set menu feast and a live soloist. If you dine at the lunch session you can also enjoy a seafood buffet and an entertainer especially for the kids. The airy, open-plan restaurant is the ideal spot to unwind this Christmas Day.

Gusto Di Gianni | Hamilton

Celebrate with Italian flair this Christmas at Gusto di Gianni. Tuck into a feast of scampi, homemade ravioli and wagyu beef. Enjoy views of the Brisbane River while enjoying the feast, lovingly made by the talented chefs. With the ambience of Italy and Australian hospitality, Christmas at Gusto Di Gianni will be one to remember.

Stamford Plaza | Brisbane City

Be welcomed by carollers in the glorious Stamford Plaza lobby before enjoying a carefully curated Christmas Day buffet lunch. The Grand Ballroom, River Room and The Brasserie on the River will host festivities from lunchtime. A massive selection of food will be readily available, such as traditional roasts, seafood and an extensive dessert selection. Tickets also include a 3-hour premium beverage package – score!

Mary Mae’s | New Farm

The riverside venue is getting festive this season with a 4-course shared feast on offer this Christmas Day. You’ll be spoiled at Mary Mae’s with share plates that have got us drooling already. Think: smoked salmon terrine, crispy rolled pork belly and cinnamon doughnuts with dulce de leche sauce. Situated at the bottom of the Powerhouse, it’s the perfect venue to enjoy lunch followed by some family time in the park. Quick, they have almost sold out!

Thyme 2 Restaurant | Sofitel Brisbane Central

With the breakfast and dinner Christmas Day options going fast, book in quick at Thyme 2 Restaurant. Tuck into a smorgasbord of delectable goodies from the buffet while enjoying live entertainment throughout the day. The team at Sofitel have nailed their festive selection with options to satisfy even the fussiest of eaters. The dinner package includes free-flowing sparkling wine, plus a selection of house wine and beer.

C’est Bon Restaurant & Le Bon Bar | Woolloongabba

Christmas Day spent at C’est Bon will fool you into thinking that you’re celebrating in France this festive season. What a dream! The lunch package includes French favourites like duck liver eclairs, pork terrine and of course, a glass of French bubbles on arrival. Délicieux!

Ovolo Inchcolm | Spring Hill

Luxury boutique hotel, Ovolo Inchcolm, won’t disappoint this Christmas Day with a share style menu and premium beverage package set to impress! Indulge in a 3-course feasting menu and a local seafood station serving favourites like Mooloolaba prawns and Moreton Bay bugs.

The Sebel | Brisbane City

Enjoy the festivities in style this Christmas Day with a 4-course menu, plus two hours of beverages available at the Sebel. The Croft House and Events Suite will be open for festive diners to feast on ocean king prawns and roasted turkey breast – and that’s just the beginning! Make Christmas even more stress-free and spend Christmas Eve at the hotel. You’ll wake up in pure bliss knowing that the day’s plans are sorted.

Naga Thai | Eagle Street Pier

If you’re feeling a little bored by the traditional festive repertoire, why not spice it up at Naga Thai this Christmas Day. They’ve put their own spin on the classics with Sam Gur and cranberry marinated turkey and Thai seasoned pork belly. Two seatings are available throughout the day, offering 6-course and 7-course shared banquets respectively.