9 December 2016
Don’t fancy stuffing that turkey? Take the stress out of Christmas Day and leave it to the professionals. From five-course tasting menus to family share plates, here’s just a few Sydney venues where you can enjoy a Christmas Day feast.
Splash out on a five-star, four-course lunch, or a three-course Christmas dinner at Park Hyatt. Celebrate Christmas in style at the Park Hyatt’s family-friendly Dining Room and Living Room. Guests will receive a glass of Veuve Clicquot champagne on arrival and enjoy spectacular harbour views on the outdoor terrace.
Price: Lunch – $295 per person, $145 per child. Dinner – $125 per person, $75 per child.
From the same people who brought you the high-end Ormeggio at The Spit, enjoy a five-course Italian feast at Chiosco. Choose from three starters including fish crudo, and move on to delicious main courses of slow cooked baby octopus, busiate prawns, ocean trout fillet and grilled split king prawns with chilli lemon dressing. Finish with an indulgent festive treat of tiramisu and Nutella bomboloni.
Price: $175 per person, $65 per child.
Treat yourself to a gourmet buffet lunch to get all your favourite festive food in one place. Book into the Grand Ballroom at InterContinental Sydney Double Bay and enjoy Christmas delicacies including seafood, sushi and salads, as well as a hot selection, carvery options, and an impressive range of desserts.
Price: $295 per person with standard beverage package ($330 with premium beverage package), $210 per child (12-17 years), $90 per child (5-11 years), complimentary for 4 years and under.
Join O Bar and Dining for a festive feast with lunch and dinner bookings available. Enjoy a four-course meal with a complimentary fresh market cocktail on arrival. Start with a Fraser Island crab salad and follow with a choice of mains including free range Thirlmere turkey breast with roasted stone fruit and Skull Island wild ocean prawns.
Price: $205 per person, $105 per child 12 and under.
Join The Gantry on Sydney Harbour for a special five-course degustation menu. Available for both lunch and dinner, the menu is an exquisite mix of the freshest Australian produce including crab, duck, butterfish and lamb. The final course is a sweet medley of chocolate, coconut and cherry.
Price: Lunch – $150 per person. Dinner – $250 per person.
Head to seafood favourite Manta on the Woolloomooloo Wharf for Christmas lunch this year. Bask in gorgeous views which stretch from the Marina to the Royal Botanic Garden and the city skyline. Sample an amazing three-course meal with a choice of mains including Berkshire pork cutlet with roasted kipfler potatoes and baby snapper fillet with heirloom tomatoes.
Price: $185 per person, $75 per child (11 years and under).
Enjoy a four-course Christmas meal in style at the Royal Botanic Garden with a choice of two sittings: 11.30am – 1.30pm or 2.30pm – 4.30pm. Main course choices include dill & gin cured king salmon, chili aioli tiger prawns or plump for a roast pork belly, rosemary potato and brussel sprouts as well as a selection of festive desserts.
Price: $155 per person, $50 per child (2-12 years old).
This revolving restaurant offers a 360-degree view of Sydney city paired with a festive four-course menu. Choose between four main courses including sumptuous crispy skin kurobuta pork belly, with roasted peach and broccoli or almond roasted turkey breast, with cranberry and pistachio stuffing. Four desserts will also be on offer including a festive tropical trifle and a traditional Christmas pudding.
Price: $175 per person, $50 per child.