What’s Open In Brisbane This Boxing Day

By Gabbi Johnston - 23 Dec 2015

whats open in brisbane this boxing day

Does the thought of ANOTHER left over ham sandwich and soggy potato salad make you groan? Boxing Day sales made you work up an appetite? Exhausted from spending the whole of Christmas day listening to stories told by your Mum’s Cousin’s Sister’s Niece who unexpectedly joined for the family’s Christmas lunch? Still hungover from one too many cups of eggnog?

There is one solution to all of these problems: treat yourself to a meal (or just a coffee hit) at any of these eateries that promise to deliver the goods just when we need it most.


Symposium Café | Fortitude Valley

To avoid disruption to your daily caffeine hit, Symposium Café will have your coffee needs sorted from 8am. 

Foxy Bean | Woolloongabba

Sneak out of the house before anyone assigns you the chore of washing up and grab your coffee and an early breakfast from Foxy Bean, open from 6am.

Dan and Andy’s Hawthorn Garage | Hawthorn

Deli meats, cheese boards, fresh flowers and a good ol’ cuppa Joe will all be available right through the silly season at Dan and Andy’s Hawthorn Garage, opening bright and early at 6am on Boxing Day. 


Southside Diner | Southbank

Still got room for another round of desserts after a day of pavlova and mango on Christmas day? Southside Diner has all the pies you can think of to top off your Christmas feast, open from 10:30am. 

Pony Lounge & Dining | CBD

Avoid left overs and get your fine dining on at Pony Dining Eagle Street Pier from 11:30am. 

Next Door Kitchen & Bar | Southbank

Revisit Southbank in a much more quieter state than NYE and enjoy breakfast at Next Door Kitchen from 8:30am. 

Zeus Street Greek | Southbank

Who needs a Christmas pudding when you have chocolate-covered loukoumades and honey puffs? Zeus is open from 11am just in time for lunch

Libertine | Paddington

Get whisked away to a place where fancy food is customary, and you don’t have to worry about the dishes afterwards. Libertine is open from 5pm. 

Dumpling Republic | CBD

To an alternative to the traditional cold meats and fruit salads, the Dumpling Republic have dumplings for everyone these holidays! Serving dumplings from 11am.

Fat Noodle | CBD

Just in case you DIDN’T eat enough on Christmas day, finish off your Boxing Day adventures at Fat Noodles at the Treasury Casino and indulge in all the carbs. Serving up noodles from 11:30am.

Desserts and Bars

The Scratch | Milton

Let the celebrations continue well into Boxing Day with the guys from The Scratch! They’ll be serving up ice cold beverages to ease that post-Christmas depression from 5pm.

Cowch | Southbank

Because one Christmas dessert is never enough, Cowch has a selection of desserts to tickle every taste bud. 

Eat Street Drive In | Hamilton

Feeling like catching a movie to settle your Boxing Day food baby? Eat Street Drive In’s gates open at 5:30pm.

Image credit: Ariana Gillrie

Looking for more things to do in Brisbane? Check out our article 50 Things To Do In Brisbane This Summer!

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