Staying at the Manor Apartment Hotel Brisbane, or just want to get your festive juices flowing, here are some ideas to get you in the spirit
Relaxed laneway tapas and cocktails @ Brew Burnett Lane
Fresh seafood riverside @ Jellyfish, Riparian Plaza
Drinks with a view @ Mr & Mrs G, Eagle St Pier – NEW
Australian produce by the river @ Pony Lounge, Eagle Street Pier - NEW
Award-winning inventive share menus @ Public, George St
Simple food - Philip Johnson style @ Bistro One Eleven, Eagle St - NEW
Craft beer & eclectic wines with a laneway twist @ Super Whatnot, Burnett Lane
Top-shelf spirits and opulent decor @ The Kitty, Treasury Casino & Hotel - NEW
Epicurean food in rustic surrounds @ The Survey Co, Burnett Lane
Turkey, bon bons, decorations, lights, the tree... the list of items to prepare for Christmas Day could run for miles! But never fear, The City is home to a huge selection of stores that will help you on your way to becoming the master of Christmas Day.
Food & Drink:
Chocolate to Die For, Adelaide St
Coles, The Myer Centre and QueensPlaza
IGA, Elizabeth St.
Jan Power’s City Farmers Markets (every Wednesday at Reddacliff Place)
Poppy Cakes, Adelaide St
Shingle Inn, Brisbane Square, Eagle St Pier, MacArthur Central and The Myer Centre. Spoon, Albert St
Spring Deli, Mary St
Stamford Plaza, Edward St
Woolworths, MacArthur Central
CHRISTMAS DAY DINING
The City is the ideal place to enjoy Christmas Day lunch or dinner with friends and family. From a traditional Christmas luncheon to a decadent modern Christmas dinner, there are dozens of restaurants, cafes and hotels to choose from.
Hotel Orient, Ann St. Enjoy a Christmas feast with a three course set menu encompassing all of the festive trimmings, from roast turkey to Christmas pudding.
NEW Kitchen, Treasury Casino & Hotel. Enjoy a glass of champagne on arrival followed by a three course luncheon. Plus there will be roving carollers and a visit from Santa.
Kookaburra River Queens. This Brisbane icon is serving up a three course seafood and carvery buffet lunch as you cruise along the river.
For a full list of the festive events in The City click here.