Christmas Day Lunch Sunshine Coast | Where to Feast with the Fam!

Christmas Day Lunch Sunshine Coast
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Are you looking for the perfect spot for Christmas Day lunch on the Sunshine Coast? Look no further!

Here are our favourite family-friendly venues where you can kick back, relax and enjoy the silly season in style!

If you would like to add your Sunshine Coast Christmas dining opportunity to our list, please email Natalie –

Christmas Day Lunch – Sunshine Coast

Our favourite places to book Christmas Day lunch on the Sunshine Coast in 2020.

Cafe Le Monde | Noosa

Cafe Le Monde

Enjoy a Christmas Day feast at Hastings Street’s iconic Café Le Monde. Relax and let them do the work, while you enjoy three courses with complimentary bubbles, stone and wood beer or soft drink/juice. Savour seafood, smokehouse ham plus a variety of dishes and an extensive wine list with minimal intervention, biodynamic, vegan & sustainable options to hit the spot on Christmas Day. Plus they have Summer cocktails to accompany this feast. A separate kid-friendly menu will be available on the day.

Cafe Le Monde is a fairly casual affair in Noosa! Enjoy a very Sunshine Coast Christmas as you laze around gorging yourself and then take a trip down to the water. Beautiful! 

Lunch will be offered over two sittings from 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm.

  • Adults: $110pp
  • Kids Under 12: $49pp

Reservations are required. Head to the Cafe Le Monde website for more information and to book your place.

Noosa Boathouse | Noosa

The Noosa Boathouse is offering two delicious Christmas lunch options across two levels on the stunning Noosa waterfront.

Option 1 – 4 Course Lunch

Held on the restaurant level, this includes a shared starter, choice of entrée’s, mains & desserts + 2-hour premium beverage package.

  • Adults: $209pp
  • Kids 13-17yrs: $149pp
  • Kids 2-12yrs: $79pp

Available booking times include 11am, 11:30am (for 2 hrs sittings) OR 1:30pm, 2pm

Option 2 – Christmas Seafood Experience

Held in the River Room upstairs on Level 2, this includes unlimited fresh seafood starter, shared hot feast style mains, dessert & cheese station + 3-hour premium beverage package.

  • Adults: $249pp
  • Kids 2-17yrs: $149pp

Available booking times include: 11:30am, 12pm, & 12:30pm

This is a really luxurious option that’s sure to please even the savviest of palates. Find out more here.

Flaxton Gardens | Flaxton

Flaxtone Gardens

Flaxton Gardens is an iconic Sunshine Coast Hinterland venue, winery, restaurant, and function centre with coastline views stretching from Noosa to Moreton Island. Celebrate Christmas at Flaxton Gardens with mouth-watering Christmas Roasts and all the trimmings, plus seafood and vegan options as well. Enjoy a hassle-free family event with no shopping, no cooking, and most of all no dishes! Flaxton Gardens will open from 11:30am to welcome guests with the buffet served between 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm.

  • Adults: $150pp
  • Kids Under 15: $75pp

Bookings are required. Head to the Flaxton Gardens website for more information.

Noosa Reef Hotel | Noosa Heads

Located on the Laguna Bay and North Shore coastline, the Noosa Reef Hotel boasts an expansive deck area, catching the very best views of the bay. Come together with family and friends this Christmas Day at the Noosa Reef Hotel. Celebrate with a delicious tasty set menu including summer fresh seafood mixed with traditional festive feast items. Unfortunately due to COVID-19 Santa will not be able to make it on the day. Though each child will recieve a gift on arrival. Christmas lunch will run from 11am to 3pm.

  • Adults: $115pp
  • Seniors: $99pp
  • Teens (13-17 years): $99pp
  • Kids (3-12 years): $59pp
  • Kids under 3 FREE

Get your tickets at the Noosa Reef Hotel website.

Kawana Waters Hotel | Kawana Waters

Enjoy a full-service Christmas buffet lunch at Kawana Waters Hotel located on the beautiful Kawana Waters Marina. The menu includes roast meats, a fresh selection of seafood, cold meats, seasonal vegetables, and cold salads. Plus Santa will definitely be visiting on the day!

  • Adults: $125pp
  • Seniors: $99pp
  • Kids 4 – 12 yrs: $45pp
  • Kids 3 years & under: Free

Multiple arrival times are available including 11am, 11:30am and 12pm. Limited seats available. Find out more here.

Villa Noosa Hotel | Noosaville

Villa Noosa Hotel will once again offer their delectable buffet filled with all of your Christmas favourites. Roasts, veggies, salads, cold seafood, and much more including their sumptuous Dessert buffet. Christmas lunch will run from 11am to 2:30pm.

  • Adults: $125pp
  • Seniors: $90pp
  • Kids: $45pp

Get details for the event and make a booking here.

Waterfront Hotel | Diddillibah

All you need to bring is your Christmas cheer to the Waterfront Hotel this festive season. With a delicious full-service buffet lunch including seafood, turkey, and ham, this no-hassle Christmas lunch will leave you full of festive cheer. The event will run from 11am to 3pm and bookings are required. For more information click here.

  • Adults: $125pp
  • Seniors: $99pp
  • Kids (3-12yrs): $49
  • Kids (13-17yrs): $69 

The Long Apron | Montville

The Long Apron

When only the best will do this is the place to go! Spend Christmas the way it should be, relaxing with family enjoying delicious food and exquisite wine with attentive service. Join The Long Apron for a 5-course lunch menu created by Head Chef and culinary master, Chris Hagan. Turn lunch into a dining experience with matched wines or non-alcoholic beverages.

The price is $190 per person or $260 with matched wines and $240 with nonalcoholic beverages. A 2-course children’s menu (under 13) including a soft drink is available for $45.

Book your seats now to avoid disappointment.

Coolum Beach Hotel | Coolum

Hands up who loves a buffet!  (Hint – we do!) Awwww! The perfect, chilled out Christmas lunch on the Sunshine Coast is happening at Coolum Beach Hotel. You can opt to sit in the Bistro / Alfresco / Sports Lounge & Plaza near the children’s area. Choose to have lunch at one of these five booking times: 11am, 11:15am, 11:30am, 11.45am 12 noon.

  • Adults: $125
  • Seniors: $99
  • Young Adults (13 years – 17 years): $99
  • Child ( 6 years – 12 years): $59
  • Kids under five are free

Address: David Low Way, Coolum Beach

Phone: 5446 1899

Website: Get in quick! Find out more about this event here.

The Savvy Squire | Mooloolaba

Sit back, relax, and leave the cooking to the team at James Squire this Christmas Day. Bring your Christmas cheer to The Savvy Squire and enjoy a delicious lunch. Christmas is stressful enough without the hassle of entertaining; so dust off your Santa hat and receive the best present of all – no cooking or cleaning. The events starts from 11:30am. Bookings required.

  • Adults: $149
  • Kids (4-12 years): $80
  • Kids (3 and under): Free

Address: 123 Parkyn Parade, Mooloolaba QLD 4557

Phone: (07) 5444 8383

Noosa Springs Resort | Noosa Heads

Relax and enjoy a shared feast with family and friends at Noosa Springs Resort whilst enjoying sensational food, premium beverages, and a festive atmosphere. Your lunch begins with a mouth watering grazing board of Queensland seafood, cured meats and cheeses. Then feast on a platter of slow-roasted lamb, maple glazed double smoked ham, and baked Tasmanian salmon served with roasted and steamed vegetables and a wild rocket salad. Finish the feast with something sweet; petite tarts, fruit mince pies, individual pavlovas, and Australian cherries.

  • Adults: $220
  • Members: $205
  • Teenagers (13-17 years): $140
  • Children (3-12 years): $80 (includes a gift)
  • Children 2 & under complimentary

Address: Links Drive, Noosa Heads
Phone: (07) 5440 3333 or email to book.

Novotel Sunshine Coast Resort

There will be 2 different Christmas celebrations going on at Novotel Sunshine Coast Resort this Christmas Day! 

Nouveau Seafood Lunch

Indulge in this 3 Course Lunch with 2 sittings available from 11.30am – 2.30pm & 12.30pm – 3.30pm.

  • Adult: $199
  • Teenager (13-17 years): $120
  • Child (5-12 years): $70
  • 0-4 years are free.

Lily’s On The Lagoon Premium Christmas Lunch

Stuff yourself senseless with their delicious 5 course menu with 2 sittings to choose from at 12pm – 3pm or 1pm – 4pm. This event is for 18+ years only.

  • Adult: $230 

Be warned that these events fill up FAST! Details for these events can be found right here.

The Dock | Mooloolaba

The Dock welcomes you to celebrate Christmas lunch at one of two seatings from- 11.30am or 12.30pm.  The amazing 3 course gourmet menu includes chilled Mooloolaba prawns, Christmas spiced orange vinaigrette steak tartare, pan-seared barramundi, maple glazed turkey, wild mushroom tarts and more! Our mouths are watering just contemplating such deliciousness!

Pelican Waters Tavern | Caloundra

A Christmas day buffet with a twist? We shout HOORAY! This year, the staff will be serving the Buffett out to comply with COVID restrictions from 11am. Their menu offers traditional seafood, hot foods, accompaniments and desserts – enough to have you mistaken for the jolly old fellow himself! Lots to offer here for kids and their adults alike. 

Adults: $125 | Seniors: $99 | Teens (13 to 17yrs): $99 | Kids (3 to 12yrs): $59 | Kids 2 and under free

  • Address: 38 Pelican Waters Blvd, Caloundra.
  • Phone: 5437 3622

Get in fast! Book your tickets here.

Buderim Tavern | Buderim 

A lovely 4-course luncheon on Christmas day… go on you deserve it! Phone 5453 3777 to book.

Adults: $149 | Seniors: $125 | Teens (13 to 17yrs): $99 | Kids (3 to 12yrs): $59 | Kids 2 and under free

Buy your tickets right here! Get in quick!

Caloundra Hotel | Caloundra 

It’s Beginning to look a lot like Christmas and YES, the Caloundra Hotel Christmas Day Buffet Lunch is on again this year! Enjoy a spectacular Hot & Cold buffet with delicious meats, fresh seafood, salads & roasted vegetables from 11.30am. PLUS a mouth watering dessert buffet to finish it off. Santa will also be stopping by with some special gifts for the kids.

Adults: $115 | Seniors: $99 | Teens (13 to 17yrs): $99 | Kids (3 to 12yrs): $59 | Kids 2 and under free

Find out more here.

The Loose Goose | Twin Waters 

Oh, it is ON at The Loose Goose! They’re offering a simply delicious 3-course Christmas lunch that includes a kids menu for those under the age of 14. Yesssssss! So much delectable food on offer, you’d be a total elf to miss out on it. 

  • Adults: $150pp for adults
  • Children 14 years and under: $75pp 

Find out more here.

The Wharf Tavern | Mooloolaba

The Wharf Tavern is all about reducing the stress this Christmas, with a delicious set menu! Call to book your spot!

Adults: $149 | Seniors: $125 |  Kids 13-17 Years: $99 | Kids 3-12 Years: $59 

Golden Beach Tavern | Caloundra 

A no hassle and stress free Christmas lunch is promised at Golden Beach Tavern! Dine from 11am on a delish 4-course alternate drop menu Call 5492 8300 to reserve your table.

Adults: $105 | Seniors: $99 | Kids 4-12 Years: $59 

Book tickets NOW!

Christmas Day Lunch – Sunshine Coast style!

Whatever you’re doing, we hope you have a fantastic festive season filled with fun times and frivolity with your nearest and dearest. If we’ve missed a venue that you’re interested in, or you have any other suggestions, please feel free to let us know in the comments. 

Looking for family fun Christmas ideas on the Sunshine Coast?

See our list of the BEST Sunshine Coast Christmas Markets here.

If you LOVE Christmas lights like us check out our list of must-see Sunshine Coast Christmas lights here + DRIVING MAP!

Ready to pack the picnic rug for a night of carolling? Find the Sunny Coast’s family-friendly Christmas Carol events here.

We’ve got the locations for your local Christmas Shops on the coast here so you can deck the halls in style!

One response to “Christmas Day Lunch Sunshine Coast | Where to Feast with the Fam!”

  1. Maree says:

    Looking to book lunch Christmas Day at Mooloolaba for family of 4… what are prices for the Wharf including drinks package for Christmas 2019

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