Restaurants Open on Christmas Day: Brisbane's Best Restaurants Serving Up Festive Feasts
Not keen on cooking up a Christmas feed for the whole family and then facing the clean up? We don’t blame you. Lucky for you, we’ve done the rounds to find out the restaurants that are open on Christmas Day in Brisbane, who are serving up the roast ham and sides.
Can't face cooking for the entire family this year? We don't blame you! Why not leave the hard work to someone else this year, and put your feet up instead? Leave the hassle of shopping, preparing, cooking, serving and cleaning to the professionals, and spend your time enjoying the day with your nearest and dearest. Here's our pick of Brisbane's best restaurants that are open on Christmas Day!
Celebrate the silly season with a Christmas Eve dinner or a Christmas Day lunch at Medley for a feast to remember. With a special menu complete with recommended wine pairings, tuck into a hearty lamb rack or roast duck breast as your main, complete with sides, cheese plates and of course, a Christmas pie to finish things off.
62 Wharf Street, Kangaroo Point
No Aussie Christmas is complete without seafood! Gambaro have gone above and beyond with a four course sit down dining experience, three hours drink package, Christmas carollers and a visit from Santa with gifts for the little ones! With a kids menu prepared, this is the perfect choice for the whole family.
33 Caxton Street, Brisbane
Enter Goldfinch’s light and airy space for your choice of Christmas lunch or dinner, and indulge in the casual sophistication of their Mediterranean style menu. They had us at whiskey cured salmon! This three course Christmas lunch is hearty, simple and accessible for any family event.
Pullman, King George Square, Corner of Ann Street & Roma Street
There’s nothing quite as home-y and heartwarming as Italian food, so Gusto da Gianni are opening their doors for Christmas lunch! With a four course meal featuring a main of blue eye cod or soy marinated marble score 5 beef, this event is sure to send you home with a belly as full as your heart.
Portside Wharf Remora Road, Hamilton
If you’re craving the mouthwatering umami flavour and slurpy goodness that only a fresh bowl of ramen can bring, Ramen Danbo have got your back. Open from 11am to 10pm, any hot noodle hankerings can be taken care of even on Christmas Day (or any other public holiday for that matter).
52 Merivale Street, South Brisbane
Shop 4/22 Gowan Road, Sunnybank Hills
Shop 3, 38 Wharf Street, Ground Floor, Student One Wharf Street, Brisbane City
Make sure you bring a santa-sized appetite to the Stamford Christmas Buffet! For an extra special Christmas event, featuring a huge selection of hot and cold dishes, fresh seafood and three hours of premium beverages for the adults. Santa will of course make an appearance with something special in tow for the under twelves.
39 Edward Street, Brisbane City
If there’s one crew you can rely on to deliver a truly exquisite culinary experience this Christmas, it’s the Three Blue Ducks team! Delight in a three course meal as well as a three hour drinks package that easily caters to a gluten free diet, from $270 a head.
Open from 7am–10:30am, 12pm–4pm and 6:30pm–10pm.
Level 3 81 North Quay, Brisbane
For a very vegan Christmas, You Came Again is hosting an “orphan’s Christmas”, so you’re welcome to join their little family for an absolutely delicious feast! With a six course degustation, complete with vegan wines, you are bound to have a ball with the vivacious and quirky crew at this West End tapas bar.
245 Boundary Street, West End
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