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8 spots for Christmas Day lunch on the Sunshine Coast

Forget spending hours in the kitchen this Christmas and let someone else do the cooking!

8 spots for Christmas Day lunch on the Sunshine Coast

A number of Sunshine Coast restaurants are opening their doors for Christmas lunch, allowing you to enjoy local seafood and a traditional Christmas spread without the hassle.

With so many great restaurants to choose from, it’s the perfect way to relax and celebrate with family and friends this festive season.

Noosa Boathouse

Experience the magic of Christmas Day at Noosa Boathouse. Leave the hard work to experienced hands and enjoy a delicious festive lunch at this waterfront location, right on the Noosa River. Enjoy a four-course lunch featuring fresh seafood and locally harvested produce.

Golden Beach Tavern 

Enjoy bread on arrival followed by seafood to share and an alternate drop of traditional christmas meals or a rib-eye fillet, plus dessert at Golden Beach Tavern this Christmas. The set menu lunch is sure to be a crowd pleaser, and costs just $135 for adults or $59 for children under 12. Make sure to bring your Christmas cheer as you celebrate with family and friends, without the clean-up.

Maroochy RSL

Enjoy a two-course traditional Christmas lunch at the Maroochy RSL. The special menu is available Monday to Friday from 12pm to 2.30pm from 6-24 December. Cost is just $25pp.

Kawana Surf Club

Bring your Christmas cheer to Kawana Surf Club for a delicious two-course buffet lunch. Tuck into roast turkey, glazed ham, grilled fish and all the trimmings! Price is $95 for adults.

Surfair Marcoola

Enjoy a three-course set menu with wine or bubbles on arrival at Surfair Marcoola this Christmas. This hassle-free lunch includes all the traditional trimmings. Price is $110 for adults, $50 for children 5-12 and free for toddlers 5 and under.

Lily's on the Lagoon

Take the family to Lily's on the Lagoon at Novotel Sunshine Coast Resort and be treated to a five-course Christmas Lunch, including a drinks package. Price is $230 per adult.

Miss Moneypenny's

Indulge in seafood and a Christmas banquet roast with all the festive trimmings before finishing with traditional Christmas pudding at Miss Moneypenny's in Noosa. There are two seatings on Christmas Day and the price is $159 for adults.

Loose Goose

Don't miss this delicious three-course Christmas lunch in Twin Waters that includes a kids menu for those under the age of 14. Think roast duck or barramundi, and of course an indulgent Christmas pudding! Price is $150 per adult.