We’re heading into the Christmas season again, and if the thought of preparing a feast for the extended family fills you with dread, why not let someone else do all the hard work this Christmas? Luckily, there are a number of local restaurants that are opening their doors on Christmas Day (Wednesday 25 December 2019) for a scrumptious Christmas lunch. But make sure you reserve your table soon, as they always book out…
North Shore Restaurants
Via Alta, Willoughby
Take the stress out of Christmas Day, and book a table at the lively neighbourhood trattoria, Vila Alta.
Christmas Lunch Package: Four-course Italian set menu. Adults $125 | Kids $45.
- Address: 197 High Street, Willoughby
- Phone: (02) 9958 1110
- Website: Via Alta
NORTHS Pantry, Cammeray
North Sydney Leagues club (NORTHS) is a modern, vibrant, family friendly club, and it’s open for lunch and dinner this Christmas Day!
Christmas Lunch & Dinner Package: Three-course Christmas inspired menu lunch (12-3pm) or dinner (5pm-8pm) at NORTHS Pantry. Adults $109 | Kids $30 (12 & under).
- Address: 12 Abbott Street, Cammeray
- Phone: (02) 9245 3000
- Website: NORTHS
Kirribilli Club, Watergrill Bistro, Lavender Bay
Nestled in the stunning Lavender Bay opposite Clark Park & Wendy’s Secret Garden it is easy to feel like you’ve discovered a hidden gem at the Kirribilli Club. Enjoy a delicious three-course meal with premium drinks, and all kids get a gift from Santa!
Christmas Lunch Package: Three-course alternate drop set menu and a premium drinks package. Adults $190 | Kids (under 12) $65.
- Address: 11 Harbour View Crescent, Lavender Bay
- Phone: (02) 9955 2245
- Website: Kirribilli Club
Ormeggio at The Spit, Mosman
Ormeggio overlooks Middle Harbour and Pearl Bay. Awarded two Chef’s Hats in the Sydney Morning Herald’s Good Food Guide 2019, and has been a hatted restaurant since opening in 2009. Ormeggio is currently rated #10 in NSW Delicious 100 list with the title of Best Italian Restaurant, and #44 in Gourmet Traveller’s Australia’s Top 100 Restaurants.
For Christmas lunch, they’re offering a memorable four-course menu. $285 per adult, kids three-course menu $99 per child (under 12 years).
- Address: D’Albora Marinas, The Spit, Mosman
- Phone: (02) 9969 4088
- Website: Ormeggio At The Spit
Chiosco by Ormeggio, Mosman
Chiosco By Ormeggio is a real Italian trattoria by the sea, with stunning views. No matter what the weather is doing, you’ll be comfortable inside Chiosco – with heating, misting spray, fans, shade, and waterproof blinds.
Christmas Day Package: Four-course sharing feast. Adults $199 | Kids (under 12) $79 (3 courses).
- Address: The Jetty, d’Albora Marina, The Spit, Mosman
- Phone: (02) 9046 7333
- Website: Chiosco by Ormeggio
Take the stress of preparation, cleaning and cooking away and celebrate Christmas at Hornsby RSL! Welcomed by a drink on arrival, enjoy a gourmet seafood buffet, traditional roasts, salads and vegetables finished off with Christmas pudding and delectable desserts! Santa Claus will be visiting to give each child a gift! Tickets sell out fast so get in early to avoid missing out! We hope to see you there.
Northern Beaches Restaurants
Q Station Manly
Explore Q Station’s beautiful National Park on Sydney Harbour with your family and friends before enjoying a feast in either the majestic ballroom or harbourside restaurant.
Choose from two Christmas Lunch Packages:
- P27 Governor Bourke Ballroom: Family Seafood Buffet (includes house beer, wine & soft drinks). Adults $190 | Teens (13-18) $160 | Children (5-12) $90 | $35 infant (1-4). Details.
- Boilerhouse Restaurant & Bar: Six-Course Degustation Menu (includes house beer, wine & soft drinks). Adults $210 | Teens (13-18) $180 | Children (9-12 years) $155. Details.
- Address: 1 North Head Scenic Drive, Manly
- Phone: (02) 9466 1500
Pilu at Freshwater
A path from Freshwater Beach leads through the garden to the heritage listed beach house of Pilu Restaurant. Enjoy modern, contemporary Italian dishes inspired by the region of Sardinia, with warm, friendly & attentive service.
Christmas Day Package: Four-course lunch plus assaggino and petit fours. Adults $265 | Kids (under 12) $80
- Address: Moore Rd, Freshwater
- Phone: 9938 3331
- Visit: Pilu at Freshwater
Dee Why RSL
Spend Christmas Lunch 2019 with family and friends at Dee Why RSL. From an indulgent buffet in the Showroom, to an Italian feast in Aqua, or a three-course lunch in The Bistro.
Choose from three Christmas Lunch Packages:
- An Italian Christmas in Aqua: Buffet lunch. Adults $130 (members) or $155 (non-members) | Kids (under 12) $55 (members) or $65 (non-members).
- Christmas in the Showroom: Buffet lunch with Live Music by Lionel Robinson. Adults $125 (members) or $150 (non-members) | Kids (under 12) $55 (members) or $65 (non-members).
- A Very Bistro Christmas: Three-course meal with live music by Dave Mac. Adults $58 (members) or $65 (non-members) | Kids (under 12) $30 (members) or $37 (non-members).
- Address: 932 Pittwater Road, Dee Why
- Phone: 9454 4000.
- Website: Dee Why RSL
Northern Suburbs Restaurants
The Ranch, North Ryde
Christmas is stressful enough without the hassle of entertaining; so dust off your Santa hat and let The Ranch bring you the best present of all – no cooking or cleaning. Plus, there’s a playground there too! Read Emma’s review.
Christmas Day Package: Seafood Buffet. Adults $99 | Kids $45 (Under 12) | Seniors $75. Drink Packages: Adults $25, Kids $10
- Address: Corner Epping & Herring Road, North Ryde
- Phone: (02) 9887 2411
- Website: The Ranch
Celebrate Christmas and feast in stress-free style with the family. Gourmet seafood, a visit by Santa and a decadent dessert feast.
Christmas Day Package: Adults $115 (members) or $125 (non members) | Kids $49
- Address: 45 – 47 Rawson St, Epping
- Phone: (02) 9876 4357
- Website: Epping Club