For those who want to indulge on Christmas day and be lavished with delectable treats over a glorious lunch, without having to cook, clean, worry about how the table is set, or if there is enough food... If you are just in the mood for relaxing, taking a break and celebrating amongst family and friends at a venue other than home; take a look at these eight restaurants that will be sure to tickle your fancy this Christmas day.
1. Bretts Wharf
| A family friendly, bright and breezy dining spot, perfect for a long luxurious Australian Christmas lunch.
Where: 449 Kingsford Smith Drive, Hamilton, Brisbane 4007
Contact: 07 3868 1717
| For a Japanese take on Christmas.
Where: 1/45 Eagle Street Brisbane 4000
Contact: 07 3339 0999
| Seafood with a glorious vista, quite perfect festive fare.
Where: Boardwalk Level, Riverside Centre, 123 Eagle Street 4000
Contact: 07 3220 2202
4. Il Centro
| High end dining, with an elegant flair.
Where: 1 Eagle Street Brisbane 4000
Contact: 07 3221 6090
5. Summit Restaurant and Bar
| A very Australian Christmas, overlooking the suburban sprawl of Brisbane, among the trees of Mt Cootha.
Where: 1012 Sir Samuel Griffith Drive Mount Coo-tha 4066
Contact: 07 3367 2568
Where: 161 Grey Street South Brisbane QLD 4101, Australia
Contact: 07 3305 2518
| Just like Christmas at home, with rustic wooden floors, white-washed walls, beautiful battered tables, and a vast array of delicious meals.
Where: 111 Haig Road Auchenflower 4066
Contact: 07 3870 3030
8. Brisbane Riverview Hotel
| Grand but cosy, a retreat for those who dream of a white Christmas (or an indoor one at least).
Where: Corner Kingsford Smith Drive & Hunt Street Hamilton 4007
Contact: 07 3862 1800
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