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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.

Three Blue Ducks
Three Blue Ducks

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!

Medley
Medley
Medley

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

Gambaro Seafood Restaurant
Gambaro Seafood Restaurant
Gambaro Seafood Restaurant

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

Goldfinch
Goldfinch
Goldfinch

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


Gusto da Gianni
Gusto da Gianni
Gusto da Gianni

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 

Ramen Danbo
Ramen Danbo
Ramen Danbo

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

Stamford Hotel Brisbane
Stamford Hotel Brisbane
Stamford Hotel Brisbane

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

Three Blue Ducks
Three Blue Ducks
Three Blue Ducks

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

You Came Again
You Came Again
You Came Again

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


Loved our edit of the restaurants open on Christmas Day? Once Christmas is done and dusted and you've digested all that ham we've got you sorted for where to eat around Brisbane. Check out our edit of best restaurants in Fortitude Valley and the best places for brunch in Brisbane