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8 Brisbane Restaurants Open On Christmas Day

By Jessica Pridmore - 02 Dec 2015

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PUBLIC
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Esquire
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Bavarian Bier Cafe
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Thomson’s Reserve
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Regatta Hotel
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The Euro
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Saké Restaurant & Bar
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The Long Apron, Spicers Clovelly Estate
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It’s Christmas Day; you’ve been in the kitchen since 6am to switch on the oven for the turkey. You’ve prepped the veggies, made (okay bought) your pavlova base and have yet to even start on the glazed ham, potatoes, gravy, Christmas pud, eggnog (you get the picture). Sounds heavenly…

This year, we say throw in the apron and give yourself a well-deserved break—let someone else feed the hungry hoards AND do the washing up! Here’s what’s open in Brisbane on Christmas Day.

The Long Apron, Spicers Clovelly Estate

Montville

Want to get away from the bright lights and big city this Christmas? Pack up the friends and family and take your festivities inland to award-winning restaurant, The Long Apron at Spicers Clovelly for Christmas Day. Kick back and indulge in a beautiful 3-course menu inside their French-Provincial style property. This is Christmas dining at its most special.

Cost: $165pp ($195 with beverages), to be seated between 12 and 12:30pm

Bookings: 07 5452 1111

Thyme2, Sofitel Brisbane Central

Brisbane CBD

With its annual Christmas Day Luncheon gearing up for another year, you’ll be spoilt for choice at Sofitel’s Thyme². Serving up Christmas breakfast, lunch and dinner, tuck into traditional dishes with all the trimmings, including succulent roast ham and turkey, plus their infamous selection of the freshest local seafood and decadent French cheeses!

Cost:

Christmas Day Breakfast: $84pp ($42 for kids 5-12), 6:30am-10am

Christmas Day Lunch: $269pp ($129 for kids 5-12), 12pm-3pm

Christmas Day Dinner: $229 ($114 for kids 5-12), 6pm-11pm

Bookings: Contact Phone (07) 3835 3535 or email [email protected]

Sake Restaurant and Bar

Brisbane CBD

Does all this talk of turkey and Christmas pud make you wish for an alternative? Award-wining Japanese restaurant, Sake is opening its doors this holiday, so you can swap Santa for sashimi, and still join in all of the festivities in true Japanese style. Choose from their a la carte menu or their delicious banquet menus.

Bookings: 07 3015 0557

The Euro

Brisbane CBD

Nestled right in the heart of town, The Euro is one of the most awarded spots in Brisbane, so it’s only natural then that their Christmas Day offering is nothing short of mouth-watering. Tuck into a 5-course lunch of pan-fired gnocchi, Mooloolaba tiger prawn ceviche and roasted lamb rack. Now that’s a proper Christmas meal.

Cost: $135pp

Bookings: Call 07 3229 3686 or email [email protected]

Treasury Heritage Hotel, Treasury Casino

Brisbane CBD

Celebrate the arrival of Saint Nick this Christmas Day in the lavish surrounds of Treasury’s Heritage Hotel. With dishes like roast turkey, leg of lamb, lobster, suckling pig, oysters, scallops, and more than ten desserts on offer, don your dressiest stretchy pants and tuck in!

Cost: $249pp

Bookings: call 1800 506 889

Asana by Pete Evans

CBD

Christmas lunch paleo-style just got really interesting and delicious! Serving up a three-course paleo friendly menu (featuring a selection of festive and seasonal options), Asana's Christmas day lunch kicks off at 12:30pm on Friday. Everything is served communal style to the middle of the table - just like if you were at home - and online booking is essential

Cost: Adults - $149 per person; Teen (13 - 17 years) - $60 per person; Child (6 - 12 years) - $35 per person

Book here: http://ow.ly/UxIZ8

The Boatshed, Regatta Hotel

Toowong

With incredible river views and some of the finest steaks in town, the chefs at The Boatshed, housed adjacent to Regatta Hotel, know their way around the kitchen. Relax with your loved ones come Christmas Day as you fit in a delicious 4-course dinner including oysters, prawns and champagne to kick off the festivities!

Cost: $140pp ($70 for teens, and $50 per child)

Bookings: Call 07 3871 9595

Thomson’s Reserve, The Inchcolm

Brisbane CBD

Book you and your nearest and dearest in for a oh-so classy festive feast at Thomson's Reserve at The Inchcolm. Sip on French champagne upon arrival, and then kick back with a 4-course dinner of roast duck, pork and spiced ginger cake.

Cost: $149pp, 12pm-3:30pm

Bookings: Call 07 3226 8888 or email [email protected]

The Night Before Christmas:

Can’t get out of Christmas Day lunch with the fam this year? Treat yo’ self one last time before being swarmed upon by family members with a Christmas Eve dinner to remember.

Bavarian Bier Café

Brisbane CBD

Looking for the perfect spot to gather the whole gang the night before the big event? Book a table at Bavarian Bier Café, and wind down with a weissbier and decadent Dutch-style festive feast.

Esquire

Brisbane CBD

Start the Christmas over-indulging early, and book in for the ultimate degustation dinner at Esquire. If you’ve got foodies coming in from out of town, bring them here and score some wicked brownie points.

Public

Brisbane CBD

Start your Christmas holiday right, with a late-night feed at award-winning restaurant, Public. Feast on one of Brissy’s finest menus, even if only to savour their iconic Kentucky Fried Duck and Salt and Vinegar Chips one last time before you’re subject to turkey sandwiches and leftover Chrissy pud for the next few weeks. We don’t blame you!

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