The Best Places to have Christmas Lunch in Sydney with Kids | UPDATED 2022

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Are you looking for the best kid friendly Christmas lunches in Sydney, NSW?

Though cooking and cleaning are often perceived as an enviable element of Christmas Day, more and more restaurants throughout Sydney are changing the game. Families are now gifted with an abundance of Christmas Day lunch options to choose from, ranging from traditional dishes to fresh alternatives. There’s a little something for every member of the family to enjoy!

Eager to uncover some fresh Christmas lunch ideas? Here are the best places to have Christmas Day lunch in Sydney.

Gowing’s Bar And Grill – TBC for 2022

Gowing’s Bar And Grill of the QT Hotel hosts a Christmas lunch with a variety of classic options for adults and kids to choose from. The menu features fresh seafood, pork belly, turkey, as well as eggnog and a Christmas pudding. Tickets start from $190 per adult.

Phone: (02) 8262 0062

Address: 1/49 Market St, Sydney NSW 2000

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Dee Why RSL – TBC for 2022

There will be plenty of Christmas lunch favourites for families to dig into. The menu will be in the form of a 3-course meal, including honey glazed ham, a Christmas pudding, and plenty more, alongside live music. Prices start from $59 per person. You could head over to the new Flame restaurant for another 3-course luncheon prices for adults starting at $149pp. Finally enjoy a scrumptious Christmas buffet starting at $125 per adult.

Phone: (02) 9454 4000

Address: 932 Pittwater Rd, Dee Why NSW 2099

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Captain Cook Cruises – TBC for 2022

This Christmas, families can enjoy spectacular views of Sydney from the water onboard a Captain Cook Cruise. The Skydeck Lunch option includes a 5-course meal, with seating on the upper deck. Prices for this package start from $159 per person, otherwise, Club Deck and Show Deck options are also available.

Phone: (02) 9206 1111

Address: 6 Circular Quay W, The Rocks NSW 2000

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Botanic Gardens Restaurant – TBC for 2022

Families can enjoy a Christmas Day lunch within the vibrant grounds of the Royal Botanic Gardens at the Botanic Gardens Restaurant. You’ll receive a delicious shared lunch with a drink on arrival. There’ll also be plenty of vegetarian options on the day for the plant eaters amongst us.

Phone: 1300 558 980

Address: Mrs. Macquaries Rd, Sydney NSW 2000

Website: Click here

Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel – TBC for 2022

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If you’re partial to panoramic harbour views, mouth-watering seafood feasts, refreshing cocktails and some good old fashioned seaside spirit, book your family into the Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel, at their beachside playground this year and discover Christmas Day done the Watsons way.

Phone: (02) 9337 5444

Address: 1 Military Rd, Watsons Bay NSW 2030

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Sofitel Sydney – TBC for 2022

The Wentworth Ballroom is closed due to COVID restrictions.  Please refer to their website for updates on opening dates and details.

Phone: (02) 8388 8888

Address: 12 Darling Dr, Sydney NSW 2000

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Sir Stamford – TBC for 2022

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A Christmas Eve dinner is set to take place from 5.30pm on the 24th of December at the Sir Stamford. The Christmas buffet includes all your Christmas favourites and plenty more. Prices start from $149 for adults and $99 for kids, while children under the age of 5 can eat for free. Enjoy a delicious bountiful Christmas day served seafood lunch buffet filled with Christmas delights, soak up the wonderful ambience and enjoy Stamford’s merry hospitality.

Phone: (02) 9252 4600

Address: 93 Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000

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Epping Club – TBC for 2022

Celebrate Christmas at your Club and feast in stress-free style with the family located in Epping Sydney, with an indulgent lunch and the staff’s renowned five star service! Enjoy a gourmet buffet feast including seafood and a decadent dessert selection fit for everyone’s favourite day of the year. Please note: buffet is subject to covid restrictions – could become 3-course meal. Prices start from $115 for adults and $49 for children aged 2 – 12.

Phone: (02) 9876 4357

Address: 45-47 Rawson St, Epping NSW 2121

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Q Dining – TBC for 2022

Q Dining offers a luxurious Christmas Day lunch alongside extraordinary views of the harbour. Families can enjoy a 3-course meal, while parents have the option of free-flowing beer, wine and sparkling with prices starting from $349 per person.

Phone: (02) 9256 4000

Address: 61 Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000

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Glass Brasserie – TBC for 2022

Located within the Hilton, the Glass Brasserie will offer a set menu for Christmas Day lunch. Families can enjoy Christmas pudding, bonbons, and more, alongside vegan alternatives.

Phone: (02) 9265 6068

Address: Level 2/488 George St, Sydney NSW 2000

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The Sailmaker – TBC for 2022

‘Tis the season at Hyatt Regency Sydney and they’re giving you a reason to celebrate. Start with abundant chilled, fresh seafood, a charcuterie platter and a selection of cheese. For main, live stations will be serving up a selection of festive ham, turkey and more accompanied by stuffing, roasted vegetables and all the trimmings. Finish off with the Christmas sweet favourites like mince pies, stolen and fresh fruit pavlova, Christmas cookies and more. $220 per adult and $110 per child (4 – 12 years). Adult package includes 2-hour wine package.

Phone: (02) 8099 1234

Address: Hyatt Regency Sydney, 161 Sussex St, Sydney NSW 2000

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Infinity @ Sydney Towers – TBC for 2022

For those looking to combine amazing views of Sydney with a delicious Christmas meal, the Infinity may be the answer. The restaurant offers a 3-course meal on either Christmas Eve for dinner, or for lunch on Christmas Day. You can choose a standard booking or upgrade to a 5 or 6 course menu with a guarnteed window table – get in quick to make sure you don’t miss out on the best views around accompanied by a delicious set menu. Bon appetit!

Phone: (02) 8223 3883

Address: F4 Castlereagh St, Sydney NSW 2000

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Anason – TBC for 2022

Eager to shake things up this Christmas? Christmas Day lunch will offer plenty of unique, fresh dishes for families to taste. The selection includes Salmon tartare, cig kofte spices, rice cracker, seaweed salt
Tarak, seared scallops, babaghanoush flavours, pickled daikon, King prawns, raki cream, fresh herbs, chilli
Chargrilled octopus hands, white bean piyaz, tahini.

Phone: (02) 9188 1581

Address: 5/23, Barangaroo Avenue, Barangaroo NSW 2000

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Centennial Homestead – TBC for 2022

Enjoy canapes and a selection of grazing stations including seafood, BBQ, Paella, Charcuterie and dessert. There’ll also be a visit from Santa for the kids!

Phone: (02) 9380 9350

Address: 1 Grand Dr, Centennial Park NSW 2021

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Shangri La – TBC for 2022

Cast your eyes out over the twinkling lights of Sydney Harbour, whilst delighting in the laughter of those you love. It’s the most wonderful time of the year, after all. Priced at AUD 320 per adult for a five course set menu and pairing wines and champange, and AUD 95 per child. 15% Public Holiday surcharge.
Window Table Minimum Spend AUD 350 per person.

Phone: (02) 9250 6000

Address: 176 Cumberland St, Sydney NSW 2000

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Swissotel Sydney – TBC for 2022

Enjoy Christmas at Ten Stories. Presenting a unique food and beverage menu that is crafted using sustainable and locally sourced produce, our signature dishes and cocktails are infused with the honey sourced from our newest residents – the honeybees from our rooftop beehives.

The menu includes traditional dishes including honey-glazed ham, sliced turkey, smoked salmon, King prawns, sushi salads and desserts, so you can focus on what’s most important this season – family and friends.

Phone: (02) 9238 8888

Address: 68 Market St, Sydney NSW 2000

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Manta – TBC for 2022

Manta is another ideal destination for those looking to couple Christmas lunch and a specular view, with beautiful sights over the water. The four-course menu is mostly comprised of seafood, with a vast array of flavours to suit every family member. Seatings take place between 11:30 am and 2:30 pm.

Phone: (02) 9332 3822

Address: 6/6 Cowper Wharf Rd, Woolloomooloo NSW 2011

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Bistro Moncur – TBC for 2022

Christmas Day lunch at the Bistro Moncur offered a 3-course meal for families to enjoy. The restaurant served plenty of French styled cuisines, including chicken liver, turkey with truffled pork farce, caviar scrambled eggs, and more. Prices ranged between $250 and $350 per person. Check the website below to stay up to date with what they’re offering.

Phone: (02) 9327 9713

Address: 116A Queen St, Woollahra NSW 2025

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The Gantry – TBC for 2022

This Christmas Day, Pier One Sydney Harbour will be celebrating the festive season with the return of their annual Christmas celebration dining experience at the hatted Gantry Restaurant.

Enjoy a premium seafood platter, a 4-course tasting menu, petit fours and matching wines

This Christmas Day, The Gantry will feature several dining experiences for guests to choose from with limited-edition menus. Highlight menu items include fresh seafood platters, pork rillette, roast free-range turkey with bread stuffing, mash potato, crispy Brussel sprouts and cranberry jus. Sweet treats include a Mango and passionfruit parfait with elderflower and vanilla, and a dark chocolate, cherry and coconut and amaretto.

Phone: (02) 8298 9910

Address: 11 Hickson Rd, Walsh Bay NSW 2000

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The Vicar – TBC for 2022

Wakefield’s at The Vicar offers guest plenty of classic Christmas Day lunch dishes to enjoy. The restaurant served roast turkey, leg ham, oysters, prawns, and plenty more delicious options. Prices started from $150 per person – head to the website for potential announcements for Christmas Day lunch.

Phone: (02) 9651 1811

Address: 271 New Line Rd, Dural NSW 2158

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Fratelli Fresh – TBC for 2022

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For an affordable and truly delicious Christmas lunch you can’t go past Fratelli Fresh. The chefs are serving up a 4-course share-style lunch at each of their restaurants.

Limoncello on arrival
Antipasti board
Prawn bucket
Maple syrup and honey glazed leg ham, slow-cooked lamb shoulder
Plenty of sides and dessert
2-hour drinks package available including Aperol spritz, espresso martini, Prosecco, house wine and craft beers

Phone: (02) 9259 5692

Address: 11 Bridge St, Sydney NSW 2000

Website: Click here

Cafe Opera – permanently closed

At this time, Cafe Opera has permanently closed meaning no Christmas lunch.

Phone: (02) 9240 1396

Address: Level 1, InterContinental Sydney, 117 Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000

Website: Click here

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