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Christmas in July Dining in Melbourne

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by finy (subscribe)
A retired business owner, my passions are cooking, photography and eating. I use all three of these when I write for recipeyum.com.au which is on HubGarden
Published June 11th 2018
You have a choice of dinner or lunch for Xmas in July
CHRISTMAS IN JULY is such a good idea! The saying goes "Christmas comes but once a year" however, nowadays, this is not quite true.

You can go to many restaurants and events featuring Christmas menus in the month of July. Some of the eating establishments you can book at follow:

THE COLONIAL TRAMCAR
This will be on every Sunday throughout July; 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th July, 2018. You can get warm this Winter with CHRISTMAS IN JULY aboard the Colonial Tramcar Restaurant. They will have a delicious 5 course Christmas menu with traditional favourites and an all-inclusive drinks package.



This special service will be operating from 12:30 pm until 3:00 pm and will cost $125 per person.

Bookings: Make your booking here.
Address: The Tramcar Restaurant departs from and returns to Tramstop # 125 in Normanby Road, near the corner of Clarendon Street, South Melbourne.

SKY HIGH
The Sky High Mt Dandenong Restaurant has some of the best views of the Dandenong Ranges, and they will be once again having their CHRISTMAS IN JULY event this year.

They will have their special lunches on 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd July, and these will cost $30.

They also have a special CHRISTMAS IN JULY buffet lunch on Sunday 22nd July, 2018. The cost is $60 per person.



Address: 26 Observatory Road, Mount Dandenong
Bookings: Call 9751 0443 to make a booking, or to see the menu and book online, go to this link.

THE CUCKOO RESTAURANT
This German restaurant will have a smorgasbord of traditional German food as well as Christmas favourites for their CHRISTMAS IN JULY. You can have Christmas lunch every day in July, and Christmas dinner on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. There will be decorations, Christmas carols and even a visit from Santa.



Address: 508 Mount Dandenong Tourist Rd, Olinda
Bookings: Call 9751 1003 to make a booking.

WINTER WONDERLIGHTS
This will be Sovereign Hill's inaugural Winter Wonderland and will feature Christmas trees lining the Main Street. There will also be snowfall at sunset and light shows across the facades of 19th-century buildings! A great CHRISTMAS IN JULY event, this will be a magical month at Ballarat from 30th June to 22nd July, 2018. There will be delicious treats bringing Christmas cheer to all.



Address: Sovereign Hill, Bradshaw Street, Ballarat
You can get more information at this site.

P.J. O'BRIENS
This is an Irish pub who will have their CHRISTMAS IN JULY function on Sunday 22nd July, 2018. They will serve a traditional roast turkey plus more, and finish with a Christmas pudding. Cost is just $40 per person, with children being $15.



There will be three sittings this year: 12 noon, 3 pm and 7 pm.

Address: 3 Ave Southgate, Southbank
Bookings: Make your bookings here, or phone 9686 5011.

HOPHAUS
CHRISTMAS IN JULY at the Hophaus will go from Friday 20th July to Sunday 22nd July, 2018. You will have mulled wine and cider, at their weekend market stalls from Friday 20th July, at 5 pm. They will also be holding a traditional Christmas Feast, and this will be held on Sunday 22nd July, from 1 pm.



This feast will cost $50 per person, include a shared European Christmas Lunch, with children's menu being $20.

Address: 3 Southgate Avenue, Southbank
Bookings: Make your bookings here, or phone 9682 5900

DAYLESFORD CIDER COMPANY
This will give you a good opportunity to get away from the city for a weekend. They will have their CHRISTMAS IN JULY 28th July, 2018. There will be two events, a lunch and a dinner, and they will include a 2 course Christmas dinner, a drink upon arrival and Christmas music. All this will be in a cosy, Christmas themed tavern! Cost is $57 or $24 for children under 10.



It will be a traditional Christmas dinner and there is an option to book onto their shuttle bus for just $5 each way. This will collect and drop you off outside the Daylesford Hotel or Bluebean Cafe in Hepburn at the start and finish of each event.

Address: 155 Dairyflat Road, Musk
Bookings: You can book your tickets for the dinner here or here for the lunch.

STEEPLES
Steeples is located on the Mornington Peninsula, and they will have their CHRISTMAS IN JULY at their Bistro. This menu will be available from Monday 2nd July to Tuesday 31st July, 2018.



Costs for this are - Dinner , 2 courses $30, or 3 courses $33
Seniors, 2 courses $22, or 3 courses $26.

Address: Corner Racecourse and Mornington-Tyabb Roads, Mornington
Bookings: Make your bookings by phoning 5976 0700, and see more about it here.

So - why not join in the Christmas spirit, and have a delicious Christmas dinner or lunch at one of these CHRISTMAS IN JULY restaurants.
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Why? For a dinner or lunch with a Christmas theme
When: Between 30th June and 31st July, 2018
Where: Around Victoria
Cost: Varies - see article
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