The Best Places to Have Christmas Lunch in Brisbane with Kids

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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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Mango Hill Tavern 2021

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 $130 and children 12 years and under are $50.

Phone: (07) 3051 7612

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

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Everton Park Hotel 2021

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

Adults $129, teens 13-17 $69, children 4-12 $29, kids 3 and under free.

Phone: (07) 3051 7606

Address: 101 Flockton Street, Everton Park QLD 4053

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Treasury Hotel 2021

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 for $263, and $227 and $131 respectively, while kids under 2 years eat free.

Phone: (07) 3306 8888

Address: 130 William St, Brisbane City QLD 4000

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Deer Duck Bistro 2021

The 2021 Christmas Day lunch at the Deer Duck Bistro will be an experience the entire family can appreciate, with many mouthwatering dishes to enjoy.  See the Deer Duck Bistro website for any possible announcements for a 2021 Christmas lunch.

Phone: (07) 3870 8482

Address: 396 Milton Rd, Auchenflower QLD 4066

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Regatta Hotel 2021 | SOLD OUT

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

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Black Fire 2021

Located in the CBD, Black Fire on Albert Street served up plenty of alternative Christmas lunch menu items in 2021. Both parents and children could enjoy charcuterie, meats, tapas, as well as sweet desserts. For any potential announcements or updates for Christmas Day lunch 2021 at Black Fire, see the restaurant’s website.

Phone: (07) 3013 0058

Address: 74 Albert St, Brisbane City QLD 4000

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Oxford 152 2021

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 $135, $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

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Spicers Balfour Hotel 2021 | 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. Spicers Balfour 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

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Vintaged Bar And Grill 2021

The Vintaged Bar And Grill of the Hilton Hotel is serving a festive Christmas Day lunch in 2021 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. Prices TBC Click the link below for potential updates for 2021 offerings.

Phone: (07) 3231 3265

Address: 190 Elizabeth St, Brisbane City QLD 4000

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Emporium Hotel 2021 | SOLD OUT

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. 

Phone: (07) 3556 3333

Address: 267 Grey St, South Brisbane QLD 4101

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Kookaburra Showboat Cruises

Kookaburra QueenChristmas lunch

Will NOT go ahead in 2021

Christmas Day lunch is taken care of by Kookaburra Showboat Cruises, offering families the chance to float along the river and enjoy views of Brisbane’s beautiful city while digging into a delicious buffet. The experience includes seasonal dishes, seafood, entertainment, and more. All tickets are $149, with cruise times starting from 11:30 pm and 12:30 pm.

Offering Christmas Day breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner options, this is a traditional family friendly Christmas meal suitable for kids too!

Phone: (07) 3221 1300

Address: Eagle Street Pier, 1 Eagle Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000

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2021 Update: This restaurant is currently closed

Christmas dinner was covered by South Bank’s Bacchus in 2018, with many festive flavours to taste. The menu included seafood alongside meats, a charcuterie station, sushi, salad, dessert, and more. Adults, teenagers, and children could enjoy the experience from $130, $99, and $69 per person, respectively.

Phone: (07) 3364 0837

Address: Podium Level, Rydges South Bank, Glenelg Street & Grey Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101

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River Quay Fish

To be confirmed for 2021: Located on the edge of the Brisbane River in South Brisbane, River Quay Fish offered a delicious 4 course a la carte Christmas lunch for families in 2020. The menu consisted of fresh prawns, turkey, barramundi, and a sweet fruit trifle.

Phone: (07) 3844 3993

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

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C’est Bon

To be confirmed for 2021: Woolloongabba’s C’est Bon served a delicious Christmas lunch selection in 2020, with options that both adults and children could effortlessly admire. The menu included sorbet, quail, duck breast, puree, cheese, parfait, and more. For potential announcements or updates for Christmas Day lunch 2021 at C’est Bon, head to the restaurant’s website.

Phone: (07) 3891 2008

Address: 609/611 Stanley St, Woolloongabba QLD 4102

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Three Blue Ducks

To be confirmed for 2021: Located within Brisbane City, Three Blue Ducks is offering families a Christmas dinner. The Christmas Day dinner will include plenty of favourites, with seafood, salad, roast turkey, desserts, and plenty more. See the restaurant’s website for any potential announcements or updates regarding a 2021 Christmas Day lunch at Three Blue Ducks.

Phone: (07) 3556 8833

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

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Salon De Co

To be confirmed for 2021: Spring Hill’s Salon De Co was serving a 3-course meal to Brisbane families for Christmas lunch in 2018. The menu featured plenty of variety, including free-range turkey, prawn cocktails, and more. For potential announcements or updates for 2021 Christmas lunch at Salon De Co, see the restaurant’s website.

Phone: (07) 3226 8888

Address: 73 Wickham Terrace, Spring Hill QLD 4000

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The Westin

Westin Christmas lunch Brisbane

This event has not been confirmed for 2021

Celebrate the festive season with a sumptuous buffet lunch with all the trimmings in Westin Ballroom.

Feast upon fresh local produce, a seafood extravaganza and a dessert station showcasing Christmas sweets and treats. Guests can enjoy a 3hour beverage package, live entertainment, lucky door prizes and a visit from Santa Claus.

Phone: (07) 3557 8888

Address: 111 Mary St, Brisbane City QLD 4000

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Lennon’s Bar and Restaurant

This event has not been confirmed for 2021

Adults, teenagers, and children could enjoy a delicious Christmas lunch at Lennon’s Bar And Restaurant for only $115, $95, and $20, respectively.  Lunch was available from 12 pm or dinner from 6 pm, with a deluxe 3-course meal on offer. Children could choose between either battered fish and chips, chicken nuggets, or Christmas ham sliders, plus they’d also receive a small gift from Santa.

Phone: (07) 3222 3232

Address: 2/72 Queen St, Brisbane City QLD 4000

Website: click here

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Stamford Plaza

To be confirmed for 2021: In 2020, the Stamford Plaza in Brisbane CBD offered a Christmas Day lunch and dinner buffet style that every member of the family can enjoy. Hosted in the Brasserie on the River, the menu includes a blend of roasted meats and seafood alongside a wide variety of hot and cold dishes.

They will be serving their pre-festive Christmas lunch and Christmas dinner from Thursday 26 November – Sunday 20 December 2020.

On top of their lead up lunches and buffet dinners, they will have Christmas Eve buffet dinner and a Christmas Day buffet lunch and a Christmas Day buffet dinner. There is an option for every family here! Find out all the details and the pricing on their website below.

Phone: (07) 3221 1999

Address: 39 Edward St, Brisbane City QLD 4000

Website: click here

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