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Melbourne’s Best Christmas Day Lunches

The best thing about Christmas lunches in a special venue? No washing up!

When you’ve spent the whole month of December sorting out Christmas presents, decorating and contacting distant family members, the last thing you want to do is cook. Who has time for that? Not us, that’s for sure. So save yourself from the hassle and book lunch somewhere in Melbourne. Here, allow us to help you with deciding.

The Langham

The Langham’s Clarendon Ballroom will host a Christmas lunch perfect for the whole family. Santa Claus himself will pay a visit and guests will be entertained by a live band and roving entertainers. Clarendon Ballroom will be adorned with festive decorations and guests will be spoilt for choice with over 50 dishes being served. From West Australian rock lobster to Moreton Bay bugs, it will be a true Christmas delight.

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1 Southgate Ave, Melbourne Adults: $359 / Children $188

Bistro Guillaume

Inspired by the popular neighbourhood bistros of Paris, Bistro Guillaume offers a festive menu rich with French classics all served in a stylish setting on the Crown Riverwalk. Relax in the modern, airy dining space and watch the world go by with views of the Yarra as you celebrate the season with friends and loved ones over six courses, including a flute of Moet & Chandon NV.

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8 Whiteman St, Southbank 12 - 4pm 195 per person


Experience the art of Chinese cuisine at renowned Melbourne restaurant Silks. On Christmas Day expert chefs at Silks will take you on a journey of discovery based on excellent food, impeccable service, and an elegant atmosphere. This Christmas Day, enjoy an eight-course banquet lunch menu, including a flute of Moet & Chandon NV. 

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8 Whiteman St, Southbank 12 - 2:30pm 210 per person

Crown Conservatory

This Christmas Day treat yourself to the opulent surrounds of Conservatory, Melbourne’s finest and most indulgent buffet destination. Located in the heart of Melbourne’s Southbank, Conservatory offers a diverse and exciting spread of international cuisine to inspire and delight every palate. The Crown Conservatory’s Christmas Day event includes a premium seafood buffet and a selected beverage package (including sparkling), all paired with live entertainment.

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8 Whiteman St, Southbank 12:30 - 3:30pm 410 per adult


Escape the hustle and bustle of the festive season and savour the tranquil surrounds of a Japanese water garden with Koko. With its stunning views of the Yarra River, striking architecture and sublime cuisine, Koko’s is a truly unique place for your Christmas get- together. Enjoy your choice of à la carte or a seven-couese, set teppanyaki menu with both dining options including a flute of Moet & Chandon NV. The full menu can be found on Koko’s website.

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8 Whiteman St, Southbank 12 - 2:30pm 210 per person