Get Out Of The House & Enjoy Christmas Lunch At These Sydney Hotspots!

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Want to get out of the house on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day and support one of your fav local restaurants? Then book your spot at one of these top Sydney foodie joints!

Not only are all these options delicious, you also won't have to worry about cooking or cleaning up, so it's a win-win for all.

Here are some of our best picks: 


Esteban is a hot new restaurant in town, located near Sydney Tower. They are all about tasty Mexican tapas food and drinks; think lots of tequila and mezcal! 

Split into two levels – the Ground Floor and the Basement – both are available for exclusive use with mix and match beverage packages to suit your party.  

Food-wise, feast on their Banquet ($89 pp) with 4 courses such as the King Oyster Mushroom Ceviche, Lamb Barbacoa Taco, Wagyu Tajima Rump Cap MBS 6+ and Popcorn Ice Cream and White Chocolate Mousse. Wash it down with their Classic or Signature Bev 2-hour package!

Book in a Chrissy celebration here! 

Address1 Temperance Ln, Sydney 


Fratelli Fresh are opening their doors on Christmas Day at four of their venues. Lunch features a special shared menu from 12pm-3pm for only $89 an adult and $29 for kids. It starts with limoncello on arrival because why not?!

Make sure you wear your loosest pants with antipasti and fresh prawns, 12-hour slow roasted lamb shoulder, honey glazed ham and a fresh fruit platter to eat! Wash it down with bottomless Aperol Spritz, Espresso Martinis, Fratelli Fresh wine, prosecco, or craft beer for just $39pp. 

More info and to book here! 

Locations: Crows Nest, Darling Harbour, the Entertainment Quarter and Manly


Celebrate Christmas with some South American flare at Tequila Mockingbird! This beautiful restaurant is located in a heritage-listed, converted 1898 terrace that will make you feel right at home for the festive season. 

Their chefs are whipping up a 4 course (8 dish) set menu for just $75 pp which you can completely customise! If you like surprises, then leave the decision making to the team to pick you the best of the bunch!

Add on a 2, 3 or 4-hour drinks package from $60 pp.

View full details and make a booking here!

 Address: 6 Heeley St, Paddington  


Why not splurge on one of Sydney’s best Christmas feasts at the Sheraton Grand’s five-star celebrations?

The BUFFET IS BACK offering food galore. There will be multiple food stations you can pick from including the carvery with all the meat you can dream of, and a seafood station with a never-ending supply of prawns, oysters and so much more!

Guests will be treated to a sushi, sashimi, and salad stations, plus live stations where chefs can whip up food of your choice like crepes, noodle dishes, burritos… the list goes on!

Now for dessert; where do we start?!

Mince pies, pav, yule logs, lollies, ice cream and cheese. Treat yourself with this indulgent feast for $289 per adult which includes a 3-hour bev package, or $229 for dinner. We advise you wear your best buffet-wear so you can eat and be comfy AF. 

Find out more info here!  

Address: 161 Elizabeth St, Sydney


Enjoy the lead up to Christmas with SoCal Neutral Bay’s open-air rooftop terrace! Their Cali-inspired menu will have your taste buds dancing for just $89.

Yep just $89 for their Festive Christmas Feast which includes a shared banquet plus 2 hours of bottomless drinks (tap beer, rosé and rosé sangria) or for just $5 extra pp, get the bubbles flowing with prosecco!

While the restaurant is closed on the 25th, the feast is available in the lead up to the big day, and is not one to miss!

View full details and book here!

Address1 Young St, Neutral Bay 


The Winery are opening their doors on Christmas Day from 12-4pm with plenty on offer. They are throwing a BBQ in the garden for $110 pp.

So many favs are on the menu including prawns, smoky BBQ chicken wings, snags, smashed duck fat potatoes, and glazed ham sliders topped with brie and cranberry! Plus, Tiramisu, lollies, fruit and ice-cream for dessert! You can also order bottomless drinks starting from $49 pp.

Find out more info and book your spot here!

Address285A Crown St, Surry Hills


Want some water views with your food? Head to Manta on Woolloomooloo wharf for some fresh air, sunshine, and the ultimate seafood feast!

That is, four courses of Sydney’s freshest seafood like king prawns, lobster, oysters, caviar, jumbo prawns and favourites like ham, wagyu and so much more! Prices start from $325 pp which includes a glass of champagne on arrival.

Check out more here! 

Address: 6/6 Cowper Wharf Roadway, Woolloomooloo

Are you heading out to Christmas lunch in Sydney this year? Where's your favourite spot? Let us know in our Facebook comments! 

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Ellie Angel

10 December 2020

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