Where you can book Christmas lunch in Ipswich

Enjoy an easy Christmas meal without the dishes!
14 Nov 2023
Discover Ipswich, Staff Writer

Take the hassle out of meal prepping this Christmas and book in at a restaurant opening up on Christmas Day.

Ballistic Springfield

Ballistic Bar & Brewery

Ballistic Springfield are excited to launch their very first Ultimate Christmas Day Feast at the brewery!

There will be a single seating from 12pm – 3pm catering to all ages. 

Enjoy festive crackers or bon bons at each place setting, a wide selection of beer, wine and cocktails – with a special one available on the day.

Menu will include rum and maple glazed leg of ham, char-grilled beef tenderloin medallions, oven baked barramundi, beer-brined chicken, roasted rosemary sea salt chat potato and broccolini, a gourmet salad selection, cold meats, Australian cheeses, freshly baked breads and accompanying condiments.  

The day will finish with a Christmas plated dessert.

Racehorse Hotel

Christmas Lunch at the Racehorse Hotel

The Racehorse Hotel has Christmas Day covered with a seafood buffet and drinks packages available.

There are two sittings available one at 11am and one at 1.30pm.

Lunch is $140 for adults, $99 for seniors, $105 for kids aged 13-17 and $65 for kids aged 4-12.  Drinks packages start at $35 or you’ll pay $55 for a premium package.  Book here.

Homage Restaurant

Book for Christmas lunch at Homage

The award-winning Homage Restaurant at Spicer’s Hidden Vale is open for lunch on Christmas Day and dinner on Christmas Eve.

On Christmas Eve enjoy an enchanting dinner with a four-course tasting menu, meticulously crafted by expert chefs.

Then on Christmas Day, relax with family enjoying delicious food and wine with Spicers’ renowned service.

Christmas Day Lunch is a banquet with all the trimmings, celebrating locally-sourced and sustainable ingredients.

Springlake Hotel

Christmas Lunch

The Springlake Hotel is offering a traditional Christmas lunch buffet with all the traditional family favourites this year.

On the menu is charcuterie with cured meats, olives, bread, cheese and fruit; chilled tiger prawns, fresh natural oysters, marinated mussels and smoked salmon; garden salad, pasta salad, Caesar salad, potato salad and slaw; roasted turkey, roast pork, honey glazed ham, roast chicken, roast brisket, vegetarian stir-fry noodles, roasted vegetables, Yorkshire puddings, bread rolls an gravy; house Christmas pudding, brandy custard, pavlova, trifle, tartlets, fruit, chocolate mousse and more!

Adults are $160pp with kids aged 13-17 $65, kids aged 5-12 $50 and kids under 5 free.  If you want an all inclusive package, add on the three-hour beverage option for $40pp.  Book here.

Yamanto Tavern


The Yamanto Tavern is taking bookings for a seafood buffet lunch on Christmas Day.

On the menu is fresh prawns, natural oysters, smoked salmon and marinated mussels, as well as roast pork, baked ham, roast chicken, grilled Barramundi, butter chicken, fried rice, chicken nuggets and chips, ham and pineapple pizza, cold meats, roast vegetables, a selection of salads, plum pudding, trifle, pavlova, cakes, mousses, ice cream and more!

Adults cost $140, seniors $99, kids aged 13-17 $105, kids aged 4-12 $65.  There are two drinks packages available $35 or $55 for a premium selection.  Book here.

Springfield Tavern


You can also book in for Christmas Lunch at the Springfield Tavern again this year.

There will be a large buffet full of traditional favourites, kids gifts and maybe a visit from Santa!

Adults cost $140, seniors $99, kids aged 13-17 $105, kids aged 4-12 $65.  There are two drinks packages available $35 or $55 for a premium selection.  Book here.

Discover Ipswich Staff Writer
Rocky the Rock Wallaby is a Sagittarius who lives at the Ipswich Nature Centre and often contributes to Discover Ipswich in his spare time. When he's not busy showing tourists around, blogging or hanging out with his cute and fluffy mates at the Nature Centre, he likes to hit the gym for a leg session, graze on quinoa salad and ponder the possibilities of the universe.

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