With the festive season in full swing and Christmas Day fast approaching, we all look forward to celebrating with our family and friends. To help you to take the time to stop, relax, and enjoy Christmas day here is our ‘top picks’ for 2018 Christmas Day Dining.


Bistro Guillaume – Riverside Crown Melbourne
Celebrate Christmas Day in style at Guillaume Brahimi’s riverside bistro. Enjoy the sunlit terrace and chic dining room while feasting on a six-course set lunch menu filled with French classics. $195 per person – Includes a flute of Moët & Chandon Brut NV.

Conservatory – Riverside Crown Melbourne
Conservatory offers a diverse and exciting spread of international cuisine to inspire and delight every palate. Celebrate Christmas with an (almost) endless range of delectable festive foods.

Breakfast $80 per adult | $40 per child
Lunch $350 per adult* | $175 per child
*Includes a flute of Moët & Chandon Brut NV, seafood buffet and live entertainment.
DinnerFirst sitting, 5.00 – 7.45pm Second sitting, 8.30– 11.15pm $270 per adult* | $135 per child
*Includes a flute of Moët & Chandon Brut NV, seafood buffet and live entertainment.

The Restaurant, Level 35 Tower Suites – Sofitel Melbourne on Collins

Experience a ‘Joyeux Noël’ High above Melbourne, feasting on a buffet lunch selection filled with the finest fresh seafood, roast and carvery, fresh salads, festive desserts and free-flowing beer, wine and soft drinks enjoy the ambience with festive music and a special visit from Santa. $280 per person

Other options for consideration  

  • Arbory Bar and Eatery – Enjoy a relaxed Christmas on the Yarra River
  • Matilda 159 Domain – Enjoy a Scott Pickett 4 course Christmas Lunch
  • Gazi – 5-course Traditional Greek Christmas Fare


Enjoy a delicious three-course set menu, featuring Italian classics – perfect Porchetta with Crispy Potatoes, buffalo mozzarella, heirloom tomatoes and classic seafood risotto. Adult: $165 pp incl. beverage package $110 pp without beverages and Children: $45 pp

Bistro Guillaume – Crown Perth
Enjoy a decadent festive 4-course Lunch feast in the sunlit dining room, or on the chic outdoor terrace, overlooking the spectacular resort-style pool. $180 pp* Set Menu $90 pp (4 – 12 years) *Includes glass of Moet, beer or soft drink on arrival. Or an a la carte Dinner.  2 sittings.

Ivy & Jack
Ivy and Jack’s urban industrial-chic Christmas Buffet menu has something for everyone including a chocolate fountain and a visit from Santa. Lunch: 12pm – 3pm Adult (aged 12 & above): $120 pp + BF Dinner: 5.30pm – 9pm Adult (aged 12 & above): $120 pp + BF and children (aged 5 – 11): $65 pp and under 4 free.

Other options for consideration  

  • Botanical Café – Casual buffet style Christmas breakfast and set menu Christmas Lunch
  • Acusa – A Christmas fiesta! Enjoy a set menu filled with Christmas favourites plus irresistible fiery twists.


3 blue ducks – The W Brisbane
With a Sumptuous menu featuring the best of Queensland and northern New South Wales produce, showcasing an abundant feast of fresh local seafood (including Moreton Bay bugs and oysters), seafood, salads, shared table mains with all the trimmings and decadent desserts $220 pp includes a 3-hour beverage package.

Salon de Co – Ovolo Inchcolm
Ovolo’s signature restaurant represents a fusion of modern hospitality and home-style warmth. Enjoy 3 hours of fun, frivolity and fantastic food favourites, premium beverages with a cocktail on arrival, Xmas décor – Christmas crackers and a gift for all.

The Terrace – Emporium Hotel Southbank –Enjoy Christmas on the Terrace with a three-hour premium beverage package (with Champagne), seafood platters and indulgent Christmas themed buffet. Also includes a special appearance by Santa and gifts for children. $295 pp | $255 pp under 18 | $195 pp under 10

Other options for consideration  

  • Cha Cha Char – Traditional riverside dining
  • The Euro – 5 Course Christmas Day set lunch


Public Dining Room – Balmoral
Enjoy a festive season lunch with family and friends, at one of Sydney’s most exclusive beaches. Starting with canapes and a glass of Champagne, Public Dining Room then offers a 3-course menu for $290 per person. A children’s menu will also be available for $90 per child (under 12 years old).

12 Micron – Barangaroo
Enjoy a 3-course set menu Christmas Lunch full of Australian Flavours featuring plenty of local seafood and meaty mains with a glass of champagne on arrival. 2 sittings $155 per person.

Park Hyatt – Christmas Day Dinner
The Dining Room & The Living Room “Feed Me” menu, with a glass of Veuve Clicquot Champagne. Four course $195 (with matching wines $260) Six course $220 (with matching wines $305).

The Guest House & The Gallery Family-style share table 4-course dinner with beverage package including sparkling wine, beer and soft drinks Adults $195.

CALYX – Botanical Gardens Sydney
An abundant feast of succulent seafood & Australian Christmas Classics. A Buffett and a glass of Sparkling surrounded by a large green wall and plants with bite in the stunning Calyx. A truly unique way to spend Christmas Day. 2 sittings $150 pp

Other options for consideration  

  • Aqua Dining – 3-course Festive lunch overlooking Sydney Harbour from beautiful Milsons Point.
  • Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel – A multiple course lunch of Christmas classics and new summer favourites.
  • Shangri-La Hotel Sydney
    • Altitude – A 6-course Christmas Lunch or Dinner at Altitude – 36 levels above.
    • Café Mix – A merry seafood buffet full of festive favourites and dessert selection by Anna Polyviou
  • Gowings Bar & Grill – A decadent Australian style or Traditional Christmas Feast

For the most up-to-the minute Christmas dining options available including a Christmas spread sent directly to you, contact our Lifestyle Team and let us organise your Christmas Day Dining.

Let us make Christmas Day a special time for you, your family and friends.