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Updated: Nov 2023

The silly season is beckoning... which means so are our hotly anticipated Sunshine Coast Christmas Day lunches. You’ll have to get in quick, though – spots at these Christmas feasts are like gold (everyone wants in!). Here are eight Christmas Day lunches with seats at the festive table still free.

Coolum Beach Hotel

We all love a Christmas Day spread, and the Coolum Beach Hotel knows how to handle it with class. They’re offering a special buffet lunch that’ll take all the hassle of cooking out of your hands. Bring along the kids (if they’re under 3, they eat free) and enjoy a delicious afternoon of moreish food and good company. If you’re wanting to toast the holiday cheer, drink packages are also available to be added on at the booking stage.

Spaces are limited, so grab your ticket now

The Loose Goose

Popular Twin Waters restaurant, The Loose Goose, is offering up a classic Australian Christmas lunch that we’re very excited about! Over three courses, you’ll get to choose from a mouthwatering menu selection that includes a peach melba pavlova roulade, roast turkey, and a prawn cocktail. If you add on the drinks package, you’ll be in for a true-blue Aussie hot lunch.

Details here

Miss Moneypenny’s

Hastings Street, Noosa

Hastings Street, Noosa

You won’t get much closer to the beach on Christmas Day if you opt for lunch at Miss Moneypenny’s! Situated on Noosa’s iconic Hastings Street, Miss Moneypenny’s is offering two-hour seatings adorned with a festive, four-course banquet. Expect to enjoy seafood, roasts, and all the delicious Christmas trimmings.
Plus, there’s plenty of add-ons to provide an extra sparkle to the festivities: be it a glass of NV Pommery Brut Royal REIMS FR on arrival, or a bump of white sturgeon caviar with a shot of frozen vodka.

Book now to avoid disappointment

Buderim Tavern

The Buderim Tavern is bringing all the goods this Christmas! With a menu featuring a smorgasbord of seafood (including fresh oysters and Mooloolaba prawns), roasted turkey breast and lemon meringue (amongst other choices), you’ll be set for the ultimate festive feast. Plus, the Tavern's central location in the heart of Buderim makes it a convenient destination for everyone to travel to on the big day.

So, pop on your party hat, gather the family, and enjoy the Christmas spirit at the Buderim Tavern this year.

Book your tickets here

Savvy Squire

The Savvy Squire, Mooloolaba

The Savvy Squire, Mooloolaba

Located in the Wharf Mooloolaba, you’ll be right amongst the heart of the festivities at the Savvy Squire’s Christmas Day lunch. Their menu features many of the Christmas classics – you can look forward to tucking into plenty of delicious meat, seafood and petite desserts. You’ll also have the choice of washing it all down with a range of beverages, including tap beer, wine and soft drink.

Book here

Surf Air Beach Hotel

Surf Air at Marcoola is offering up a dreamy Christmas buffet that’ll satisfy all your festive cravings. Once you’ve arrived at 11:30am, you’ll be treated to a range of hot, cold, and dessert spreads – starring all things roasted, traditional, and modern.  Grab your plate and enjoy the range of chilled ocean prawns, roast pork, Christmas pudding and the ultimate Aussie favourite – pavlova with whipped cream, strawberries, and passionfruit.

Reserve your spot here

Noosa Boathouse

Noosa Boathouse

Noosa Boathouse

Enjoy your Christmas Day lunch with the ultimate waterside views at the Noosa Boathouse. Looking out over the sparkling waters of the Noosa River, you can look forward to four-course a la carte choice menu.

Sample foodie selections include a mountain pepper rubbed roast sirloin with a pineapple bundy glazed pork belly, roasted root vegetables and Christmas gravy... plus a Christmas antipasto and Christmas macarons.

Book here

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