Need a last-minute gift, coffee pit stop or casual lunch location on Christmas Day? These Melbourne businesses have you sorted. Opening hours, offerings and prices may be different to normal on Christmas Day. Be sure to check with the venue directly before visiting.
Fun things to do on Christmas Day
Melbourne Social Club Christmas Day Lunch
Join a relaxed Christmas Day picnic lunch in Queen Victoria Gardens.
Melbourne Town Hall Christmas Projections
Let it glow with the city’s famous Christmas projections.
State Library Victoria Christmas Projections
Let it glow with the city’s famous Christmas projections.
SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium
Discover thousands of aquatic animals in four enchanting worlds at this top Melbourne attraction.
Late-night cocktail bar specialising in the juniper-based spirit, with a selection of over 330 gins.
Cinema Nova is Melbourne's home of quality arthouse and contemporary cinema.
Boutique cinema in Collins Place showing art house, independent and mainstream films.
Iconic laneways and arcades walk
Take a walk through Melbourne’s arcades and laneways.
Journey through a world of wildlife in the heart of Melbourne.
Brunetti Classico Carlton boasts one of Melbourne's biggest arrays of cakes and pastries.
Where to book for Christmas Day lunch
Christmas Day Lunch Cruise
Celebrate Christmas in comfort this year on a three-hour lunch cruise.
Christmas Lunch at Taxi Kitchen
Head to Taxi Kitchen for a special Christmas Day lunch.
Christmas Day Lunch at Hophaus
Enjoy a delicious festive luncheon by the Yarra River.
Your guide to Christmas Day dining in Melbourne
From fancy fine dining to casual eats, these spots are open on 25 December.
Christmas Day at Arbory Bar and Eatery
Packed with all the trimmings, and table reservations for four to 16 guests available.
Journey to Thailand Christmas Day
Celebrate this Christmas at BangPop and relish the vibrant flavours of hawker-style Thai cuisine.
Christmas Day Lunch at Luci
Enjoy a five-course Christmas lunch at Luci and a gift from Santa.
Love & Omakase Christmas Dinner at Warabi
Enjoy a special Christmas dinner at Warabi.
Christmas Day Lunch at Pullman Melbourne City Centre
Enjoy a festive lunch at the award-winning Elevate Club Lounge.
Christmas Day Lunch at PJ O'Brien's
Join in the festive cheer over a Christmas lunch in a cosy Irish pub.
Christmas Day Lunch at Lollo
Have a very Melbourne Christmas Day at Lollo overlooking the city.
Christmas Day Lunch at Bossley
Celebrate Christmas with a festive feast at Bossley Bar & Restaurant.
Christmas Day Lunch at Little Collins St Kitchen
Enjoy your Christmas Day lunch out with family and friends.
Christmas Day Lunch at Sassy
Make this year's Christmas unforgettable with a homemade festive lunch.
Christmas Day Buffet Lunch at Alluvial Restaurant
Celebrate the timeless tradition of Christmas with a decadent Christmas Day lunch.
Christmas Day Lunch at Ludlow
Spoil yourself this Christmas with a lovely festive lunch by the river.
Christmas Day Lunch at Ruby Riviera
Enjoy a Mediterranean-inspired Christmas lunch sharing feast riverside.
Christmas Day Lunch Buffet at Dock 18 Restaurant and Bar
Come along for a festive feast at Dock 18 Restaurant and Bar.
Christmas Day at Collins Kitchen
Enjoy a festive lunch or dinner buffet at Grand Hyatt Melbourne on Christmas Day.
Christmas Lunch at Pan Pacific Melbourne
Enjoy a special festive lunch buffet at Pan Pacific Melbourne
Christmas Day Lunch at BearBrass
Enjoy a relaxed three-course Christmas lunch by the river overlooking the city.
Christmas at The Windsor
Savour the magic of the holidays with a festive feast at The Windsor.
Christmas Day Dinner at La Madonna
Celebrate the magic of Christmas with a dinner at La Madonna.
Christmas Day Dining at Pascale
Pull up a seat and tuck into a Christmas feast at Pascale Bar and Grill.
Naughty but Nice: Christmas Lunch at Langlands
A carefully curated brunch menu that you won't fall asleep over.
Christmas Day Lunch at Botanical Hotel
Enjoy a sumptuous four-course menu featuring some of Christmas favourites.
Christmas Day Lunch at Lane Restaurant & Bar
Celebrate Christmas Day Lunch at Novotel Melbourne on Collins.
Christmas Lunch Buffet at Yugo
Christmas gourmet buffet by the Yarra River with fresh seafood delights and holiday classics.
A Crown Christmas Carol at Aviary
Celebrate the festive season in a lush open-air setting at Crown’s acclaimed Aviary.
Christmas Day at Koko
Celebrate Christmas Day the Koko way, with an exceptional Japanese inspired five-course menu.
Christmas Day at Merrywell Bar and Dining
Feast on a three course Christmas Day lunch with delicious modern Australian cuisine and live DJs.
Christmas Day at Mr. Hive Kitchen and Bar
Mr. Hive has your Christmas celebrations sorted with a lavish lunch and dinner seafood buffet.
Christmas Day at Silks
Celebrate Christmas Day at Silks, with an indulgent five-course menu for lunch or dinner
Christmas Day at Nobu
Let Nobu curate your Christmas celebrations this season, with a lavish five course menu.
Christmas Day at Bistro Guillaume
Celebrate Christmas Day in French luxury, with five-courses showcasing exceptional local produce.
Christmas Day at Conservatory
Christmas Day comes alive at Conservatory, with a lunch and dinner seafood buffet
Christmas Day Grand Luncheon at Dolly
Savour an indulgent European buffet with free-flowing sips at Le Méridien Melbourne.
Melbourne Marriott Hotel Christmas Feasts
Enjoy a festive feast at the iconic and recently refurbished Melbourne Marriott Hotel.
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Christmas Day at Afloat
Make spirits bright at Afloat Viva Mexico this Christmas Day.
Indulge in a festive dining experience, elevated by the incredible energy of a cabaret show.
The best hidden Christmas events and laneway pop-ups in Melbourne
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