Are you looking for somewhere to enjoy Christmas Day around the Newcastle region? There are a wide variety of venues who are putting on a COVID-safe celebration, for singles, couples, groups and families to enjoy. Book in early before they sell out!
Belmont 16's club at Belmont will be offering a 2 course lunch, where you choose a main meal off their Christmas Menu, as well as a tasty dessert. Tickets are on sale now from the front desk and online for $59 for adults and $39 for children. See here for details.
Jewells Tavern will be hosting a Christmas Day Lunch event at a cost of $105 per adult, $95 for seniors and $60 for children aged between 4 - 12. See here for details.
The Mattara Hotel in Charlestown will be hosting a delicious set menu lunch at a cost of $115 for adults, $104 for seniors and $60 for children aged 4 - 12. See here for details.
The Iron Horse Inn at Cardiff will also be having a Christmas Day event, with a set menu lunch for $105 per adult, $95 per senior and $60 for children aged 4 - 12. See here for details.
The Honeysuckle Hotel in Newcastle will be hosting a set menu Christmas Lunch, at a cost of $185 per adult and $60 for children aged between 4 - 12. This river-side venue is a popular destination all year around, so they are sure to put on a fun Christmas Day event. Check out the extensive Christmas Day menu here! See here for details and book through Oztix.
Spend Christmas Day at the Honeysuckle! Image: Original photos from the Honeysuckle Hotel Facebook
Noah's on the Beach at Newcastle Beach will be having a 4 course Christmas menu with a combination of seafood and traditional fare. If you like desserts, then check out this dessert tasting plate (which has caught my eye!) - "Triple Chocolate Fudge Tart, Toasted Candied Hazelnuts and Cherry Sorbet/ Poached Stone Fruit, Baby Meringue, Chantilly Cream/ NOAH'S House-made Christmas Pudding, Brandy Custard". Spend Christmas Day enjoying the food and view for $179 per adult and $69 for children under 12. See here for details.
Shoal Bay Country Club, 1 hour north of Newcastle in Port Stephens, is the ultimate day trip with bright blue water, stunning scenery and Christmas celebrations! This year, Shoal Bay Country Club will be having two Christmas events - a Christmas Seafood Banquet at a cost of $165 for adults, $120 for Teens aged 13-17, $60 for kids aged 5-12 and kids under 5 are free. They will also be hosting a Greek Christmas Banquet at a cost of $180 per head, which includes beer, wine, champagne & soft drinks. See here for details.
After a tumultuous year around the Hunter and around the world, it is time to look forward to a wonderful Christmas and new year. Merry Christmas!