While there isn’t much going on in Canberra this week, beside some Christmas feasts, we’ve still got the ‘what’s on’ guide for you.
Lazy Su Xmas Eve – Friday 24 December
Signing off with some Xmas cheer, Lazy Su is hosting a seven-course Christmas Eve feast. With both their amazing regular and vegan banquets available, celebrate the most wonderful time of year with all your favourite Asian fusion eats. Book a table on their website.
Buvette Bistro & Bar Christmas Eve – Friday 24 December
Savour a delicious Christmas Eve dinner with the European influence of Buvette. Enjoy a selection of charcuterie, fresh local seafood, classic and unique Christmas dishes and festive desserts. Book your table on their website.
Santa Photos at Cooleman Court – Friday 24 December
Get in for your last photo opportunity with Santa at Cooleman Court. On the day, Santa’s special elves will be taking the photos on your iPhone and all proceeds going towards OzHarvest Canberra. Book your timeslot here.
Living Memory: National Photographic Portrait Prize – Friday 24 and Saturday 25 December
The National Photographic Portrait Prize is back for another year to project the amazing national entries that reflects the distinctive vision of Australia’s aspiring and professional portrait photographers and the unique nature of their subjects. This year the photographs incorporates entries from late 2019 to 2020. Book your tickets here.
Monster Kitchen & Bar Christmas Day – Saturday 25 December
Monster is turning festive this year, just in time for Christmas Day celebrations. Accommodating large family groups, choose from their two menu offerings: ‘Monster Social Christmas Party’ which includes a two-hour beverage package and a Monster kitchen food spread. Or go all out with the ‘Monster all in Christmas’ package which includes, pre-dinner brews, bubbles and snacks in the bar, feasting dinner with cocktails and dessert. Book a table here.
The Boat House Christmas Day Lunch – Saturday 25 December
Enjoy your Christmas amongst great food and excellent lakeside views at The Boat House. Hosting their annual Christmas Day Luncheon, join them for a decadent six-course set menu designed around their modern Australian menu and made with the best available seasonal ingredients. Book your table via their website.
Ostani Christmas Day – Saturday 25 December
Whether it’s outside in their beer garden, or inside in their lounge area, join Ostani on Christmas Day for a delicious Christmas feast that is sure to have you rolling home. Book your tickets here.
Canberra Labor Club Christmas Day Lunch – Saturday 25 December
Hosting Christmas Day lunch across all their venues, Canberra Labor Club Weston Creek, Ginninderra and Belconnen invite you to a three-course family lunch. With a glass of bubbles on arrival, sit back and enjoy as all your favourite Christmas foods come to life, from a seafood platter and roast turkey to a delicious pavlova. Book in here.
Chifley’s Bar & Grill Christmas Day Lunch – Saturday 25 December
Nothing beats the classics when it comes to a Christmas feast and Chifley’s is doing just that. Serving the heart-warming favourites, enjoy seafood, roast lamb, honey glazed ham, roast turkey and dessert with a three-hour beverage package. Book via their website.
National Press Club Christmas Lunch – Saturday 25 December
Go for a looong lunch on Christmas Day with the family at the National Press Club Lounge. With a child-friendly menu, a special appearance from Santa and Christmas gifts, it’s the perfect place for those with small ones. While for the adults, indulge in a four-course set menu with incredible dishes such as pork belly with cherry, apple, raisins and chestnut, beef fillet and lobster tail and an eggnog custard tart. Pairing wines will also accompany each dish. Book in here.