Auckland Christmas Day Restaurants
If you’re visiting Auckland over the Christmas break, here’s a selection of top restaurants serving up festive fare on 25th December. Visitors (and smart locals) can relax and celebrate Christmas Day in style at any of these five top Auckland restaurants. Bookings essential.
Hotel Grand Windsor - Queen St, City
This luxury hotel on Queen Street serves up an exclusive Christmas menu in the Cooke’s Restaurant & Bar, with the options of a Christmas Day High Tea, a Champagne Christmas Breakfast or a traditional Christmas Day Lunch. Lunch features a five-course menu filled with traditional festive food like turkey and gingerbread ice cream with wine pairings.
Eight Restaurant - Cordis Hotel, Symonds St, City
On Christmas Day, you don’t just eat, you feast at Eight Restaurant located at Cordis Hotel. Eight’s year-round buffet will be spruced up for Christmas Day to feature leg of ham and all the Christmas classics New Zealanders love to eat.
The Sugar Club - Sky Tower, City
Enjoy Christmas Day in style at Sky Tower’s The Sugar Club .
Head chef Josh Barlow is showcasing an innovative four-course set menu for the day featuring New Zealand’s freshest and finest produce. Includes both lunch and dinner sittings with an incredible views of course!
DeBrett's Kitchen - High Street, City
Book into DeBrett's Kitchen for a delicious four-course meal and a Christmas-themed cocktail. The menu features insalata caprese, cranberry glazed roast turkey and traditional Christmas steamed pudding with brandy butter. What better way to celebrate the day than to indulge in the classy ambience of this boutique hotel.
Grand Mercure Auckland - Customs Street, City
The Grand Mercure Christmas menu is designed by Chef Daniel Na and showcases the traditional Christmas eats but with a modern twist. Enjoy freshly shucked oysters, cured salmon, fresh sushi followed by roast turkey stuffed with sweet Medjool dates and honey glazed ham.
No matter where you dine, have a wonderful Christmas and book a small-group walking tour to enjoy the festive lights and city highlights.
Reproduced in part from Urban List