8 Restaurants Open on Christmas Day

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.
Bretts Warf Hamilton Brisbane
Where: 449 Kingsford Smith Drive, Hamilton, Brisbane 4007   
Contact: 07 3868 1717 
2. Sake | For a Japanese take on Christmas. 
Sake Restaurant Brisbane City
Where: 1/45 Eagle Street  Brisbane 4000 
Contact: 07 3339 0999
3. Jellyfish | Seafood with a  glorious vista, quite perfect festive fare.
Jellyfish Restaurant Brisbane City
Where:  Boardwalk Level, Riverside Centre, 123 Eagle Street 4000
Contact: 07 3220 2202
4. Il Centro | High end dining, with an elegant flair. 
Ill Centro Brisbane
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.
Summit Restaurant and Bar Brisbane
Where: 1012 Sir Samuel Griffith Drive Mount Coo-tha 4066
Contact: 07 3367 2568
6. Stone Restaurant and Bar | Elegant casual dining, and but a few metres from hectares of parklands.
Stone Restaurant Brisbane
Where: 161 Grey Street South Brisbane QLD 4101, Australia
Contact: 07 3305 2518
7. Sprout  | Just like Christmas at home, with rustic wooden floors, white-washed walls, beautiful battered tables, and a vast array of delicious meals.
Sprout Cafe Brisbane
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).
Brisbane Riverview Hotel Brisbane
Where: Corner Kingsford Smith Drive & Hunt Street Hamilton 4007
Contact: 07 3862 1800

Image Credit: Visit South Bank 

Posted by Genny Nielson at 07:41AM on 16th December 2011

Thank you Urban List for including us, we are just sooooo happy to be able share the spirit and delicious local produce on the banks of the Brisbane River during the festive season and beyond.......Genny x