The Best Places to Have Christmas Lunch in Brisbane with Kids 2023

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Are you looking for the best places to have Christmas lunch Brisbane style? Well, we’ve got you covered! This article lists the best places for lunch of Christmas Day in Brisbane that welcome the younger members of your family too!

Cooking and cleaning for Christmas Day lunch is often an unglamorous aspect of the holiday. Luckily for Brisbane families, there’s no shortage of Christmas lunch ideas scattered throughout the city waiting to be uncovered.

Whether you’re in the mood to take the kids to experience a traditional Christmas lunch or something slightly different, these Christmas lunch venues have something for every member of the family to enjoy – minus the cleanup.

Whether you are looking for restaurants serving Christmas lunches in the lead up to Christmas or you are searching for restaurants open on Christmas Day we can help! This article will provide a list of places to have Christmas Day lunch in Brisbane.

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This list contains both confirmed and unconfirmed Christmas Day lunch options. Please note anything with 2023 next to the name is confirmed, and anything without is not, and displays 2022 information.

Mango Hill Tavern 2023

Get festive with team Mango! Enjoy a Chrissy Buffet Lunch with all the trimmings.  This is a family friendly event that will have something for everyone.  Prices are: Adults $150 and children 12 years and under are $50.

Phone: (07) 3051 7612

Address: Cnr Anzac Ave & Halpine Drive, Mango Hill QLD 4509

Website: Click here to see the Mango Hill Tavern website

Brisbane Golf Club 2023

The perfect location for a long Christmas Buffet Lunch for the whole family to enjoy is the Brisbane Golf Club. They’ve got all your Christmas favourites catered for like local seafood, roasted turkey and glazed ham with all of the trimmings, as well as an array of delicious desserts. Prices start at $140pp.

Phone: (07) 3848 1008

Address: 70 Tennyson Memorial Avenue, Yeerongpilly, QLD 4105

Website: See the Brisbane Golf Club website here

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Gambaro Hotel 2023

Seafood is the star of this 4-course lunch complete with a 3-hour beverage package. Christmas carollers will have you in a festive mood, and the littlies will be delighted when Santa swings by with gifts. The lunch will be held between 11.30am and 2.30pm.

Phone: (07) 3369 9500

Address: 33 Caxton Street, Brisbane QLD 4000

Website: See the Gambaro Hotel here

Everton Park Hotel 2023

Enjoy a traditional Christmas Buffet with all the trimmings – Seafood | Hot Carvery | Roast Vegetables | Salads | Pizzas | Desserts | Kids Meals

Adults $159, teens 13-17 $104, children 4-12 $59, kids 3 and under free.

Phone: (07) 3051 7606

Address: 101 Flockton Street, Everton Park QLD 4053

Website: See the Everton Park Hotel website here

Treasury Hotel 2023

This year, the Treasury Hotel is hosting a Christmas Day buffet lunch for the whole family to enjoy, with the menu featuring plenty of Christmas lunch favourites including crabs, oysters, prawns, grilled chicken, pork belly, suckling pig, plum pudding, and heaps more.

Two seatings will take place over the day, with the first seating at 12 pm and the second at 1 pm. Adults, young adults, and children eat start from $379.

Phone: (07) 3306 8888

Address: 130 William St, Brisbane City QLD 4000

Website: See the Treasury Hotel website here

Sofitel 2023

The Christmas Day feat at the Sofitel is one you’re sure to remember. With festive food stations, filled with fresh seafood, salads, meats, internationally-inspired hot dishes, desserts and more, their buffet promises to delight all.

Phone: (07) 3835 3535

Address: 249 Turbot St, Brisbane City QLD 4000

Website: Click here to see the Sofitel website

Deer Duck Bistro 2023

The Christmas Day lunch at the Deer Duck Bistro will be an experience the entire family can appreciate, with many mouthwatering dishes to enjoy. $195 per person.

Phone: (07) 3870 8482

Address: 396 Milton Rd, Auchenflower QLD 4066

Website: See the Deer Duck Bistro website here

Vintaged Bar And Grill 2023

The Vintaged Bar And Grill of the Hilton Hotel is serving a festive Christmas Day lunch for the whole family to admire. The menu includes fresh seafood as an entree, the option of either roast turkey, pork, Tasmanian salmon, beef fillets, or sautéed mushrooms as a main, and a vast dessert buffet to finish off the experience.

Phone: (07) 3231 3265

Address: 190 Elizabeth St, Brisbane City QLD 4000

Website: See the Christmas Menu here

Emporium Hotel 2023

The Emporium Hotel is another popular Christmas Day buffet lunch option for Brisbane families, with elements both parents and children could enjoy. The menu included a wide variety of favourites, while children could look forward to a visit from Santa. Prices start at $300pp for adults.

Phone: (07) 3556 3333

Address: 267 Grey St, South Brisbane QLD 4101

Website: See more here

Spicers Balfour Hotel 2023 – SOLD OUT

Spicers Balfour Hotel’s restaurant The Balfour Kitchen, invites you to experience a truly Australian Christmas lunch at their trendy New Farm restaurant. The hotel, once a stunning Queensland home, now a warm luxe boutique hotel with the charming but edgy Balfour Kitchen, is the perfect location for a family and friends Christmas lunch celebratory gathering. A three course meal, flowing with festive flavours, awaits you in beautiful New Farm!

Phone: 1300 597 540

Address: 37 Balfour St, New Farm QLD 4005

Website: See the Spicers Balfour Hotel website here

Newmarket Hotel 2023 – SOLD OUT

Sit back, relax and leave the cooking to Newmarket Hotel this Christmas. They promise you a delicious Seafood Buffet Lunch with a dessert bar if you promise to bring the Christmas cheer. With $30 standard or $50 premium drink packages available, the one thing left to do is dust off those Santa hats and join in for Christmas Day lunch!

Phone: (07) 3853 2000

Address: 135 Enoggera Rd, Newmarket, QLD 4051

Website: See the Newmarket Hotel website here

Regatta Hotel 2023

Due to the overwhelmingly positive feedback from last years’ luncheon, they are once again hosting an endless Seafood Buffet in the comfort of their Level 1 Function Spaces.

Enjoy seconds (and thirds!) of a large variety of fresh seafood until you find yourself in a jolly food coma! This bountiful buffet also includes all of your Christmas favourites, so there will definitely be something delicious for every palate. With an impressive dessert station of Chef’s selection of cakes and sweets, you’ll be spoiled for choice. The full menu will be available soon!

As for the beverages, a 3hr beverage package including sparkling wine, wine, beer and cider can be enjoyed with this incredible buffet.

Phone: (07) 3871 9595

Address: 543 Coronation Dr, Toowong QLD 4066

Website: See the Regatta website here

Black Fire 2023

Located in the CBD, Black Fire on Albert Street served up plenty of alternative Christmas lunch menu items. Both parents and children could enjoy charcuterie, meats, tapas, as well as sweet desserts. For any potential announcements or updates for Christmas Day lunch at Black Fire, see the restaurant’s website.

Phone: (07) 3013 0058

Address: 74 Albert St, Brisbane City QLD 4000

Website: See the Black Fire website here

Oxford 152 2023 – SOLD OUT

There’s a Christmas Day buffet lunch on offer in beautiful Bulimba! Adults, seniors, and kids under 12 years of age can enjoy the experience for $140, $99, and $99 (teens) and $59 (kids) each, while children under 2 years could eat for free. To top it off, kids will also be surprised with a visit from Santa.

Phone: (07) 3899 2026

Address: 152 Oxford St, Bulimba QLD 4171

Website: See the Oxford 152 site here

Voco 2023

With an array of fresh seafood and salads, a roast carvery, a variety of hot and cold dishes, our mouthwatering dessert bar, a gift for the kids and a three-hour beverage package included, there is something for everyone to enjoy at Voco Brisbane City this Christmas Day!

Adults – $249 | Seniors (55+) – $239 | 13 – 18 years – $79 | 3 – 12 years – $69 | 0 – 2 years – Free

Find out more information on Voco’s website.

River Quay Fish 2023

River Quay Fish are busy preparing a sumptuous 4 course Seafood Feast for you! Let them do the work this Christmas, while your family sits overlooking the stunning Brisbane River! Two sittings will be available at 11am and 2pm.

Phone: (07) 3844 3993

Address: South Bank, Sidon St, South Brisbane QLD 4101

Website: See the River Quay Fish hotel here

Three Blue Ducks 2023

Head to Three Blue Ducks Brisbane for the ultimate Christmas Day lunch feast. Forget the stress of overcooking a turkey or perfecting a post-lunch pav… This Christmas Day enjoy a three-course menu at The Ducks in Brissy.

Relax while the chefs prep a feast of king prawns, oysters, maple-glazed ham, BBQ rainbow trout and roasted porchetta, and our bar staff keep your glasses full.

Phone: (07) 3556 8833

Address: W Brisbane, Level 3/81 N Quay, Brisbane City QLD 4000

Website: Three Blue Ducks

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