Christmas can be a wonderful but stressful time of year. The kids are going crazy for Santa’s arrival, the in-laws are in town, and you’re tasked with making sure the day runs smoothly. When it comes to the cooking, you can end up locked in the kitchen for more than half the day.
You deserve a Christmas treat too, so why not take the family out for Christmas lunch this year, and leave someone else to do the dishes!
It doesn’t get more beachfront than Boardwalk Bistro. You can listen to the waves crashing while enjoying their Christmas set menu, or select from their Summer al la carte menu - you’re spoilt for choice! Boardwalk Bistro has that chilled Noosa vibe, and offers a seasonal menu highlighting the regions freshest produce.
Their Christmas offering includes a set menu with a gorgeous seafood plate or wagyu prosciutto terrine as an entree, and your choice of oven baked barramundi or slow cooked lamb as your main- we know your mouth is already watering! It doesn’t stop there, for dessert you’ll have the choice of a Christmas pudding or fresh pavlova.
Times: 2pm - 2.30pm, 3pm - 5.30pm or 6pm until late
More info: https://www.boardwalkbistro.com.au/christmas2021
A real favourite with the locals, Café Le Monde puts a real emphasis on fresh local produce, and has been serving locals and tourists alike for the past two decades.
This year they will be hosting a Christmas set menu for both adults and children, and you’ll be treated to either a schooner of Noosa Heads Lager or glass of bubbly on arrival. This one is a great choice for the Vegetarians in the house, as each course has 3 options - one of each being meat-free.
You better hurry quick, because lunch spots are booking fast. But there are some dinner spots still available from 5pm-7pm!
Price: $125 Adults, $49 Children
Times: 11am, 2pm, 5pm
More info: https://www.cafelemonde.com.au/christmas-day-2021
El Capitano offers up a delicious alternative to your standard Christmas feast, with their trademark old world pizzas and world-class cocktails.
El Capitano pizzas are not just any pizzas – their bases are organic sourdough with a 72 hour fermentation process topped with only the freshest, locally sourced vegetables, meat and seafood.
You better wear stretchy pants to this one!
Price: al la carte
More info: https://www.elcapitano.com.au
If you really want to splash out on a feast with all the trimmings- where better place to do it than at Kaali Restaurant. Head chef Nitin Bhogale has 30+ years of experience and an extreme passion for food.
Kaali also cater to a wide range of dietary requirements so theres always something for everyone.
Whether it's the high energy of the people greeting you when you enter, or the ever delicious food or the pulsating atmosphere of the restaurant, Kaali has a vibe that is difficult to resist.
Price: al la carte
More info: https://kaaligourmetindian.com/index.html
Miss Moneypenny’s is hosting a festive Christmas feast, with all of the trimmings. Serving up a real treat for you, their Christmas set menu starts with a seafood platter including QLD king prawns, ora king smoked salmon, pacific oysters and scallops.
For your main, you’ll have the choice of the smoked Bungalow ham, or the roast turkey breast. Of course you’ll be getting all the trimmings as well, with crunchy roast potatoes, roast carrots and a leafy green salad.
Oh but it doesn’t stop there, you’ll be finishing off with a decadent Christmas fruit pudding for dessert. We can hear you screaming ‘yum!’.
Price: $159 Adults, $89 Children
Times: 11am, 1:30pm
More info: https://www.missmoneypennysnoosa.com/christmas-lunch/
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