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.
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