Where To Go For Christmas Meals This Year

Are you a last minute planner? There’s no shame if you are … in fact, this article is just for you! If you’re still not sure where you’re having your Christmas lunch, we’ve put this list together to give you some fabulous festive choices!


The Moon & Sixpence

How does spending Christmas in the country sound to you? The Moon & Sixpence is nestled in the Cradle of Humankind, just 30 minutes from Sandton. This festive season, they’re having a lunch that sounds too tantalising to ignore! Here’s what they’re offering: a magical lunch with tables set under the shady trees, complete with a festive buffet and a dessert buffet. Just some of the yummy food on offer includes honey mustard gammon, a festive Christmas chicken and tasty trifle.

Cost: R350 per person and R175 for children between the ages of 4-12 (including a visit from Santa Claus).

Address: Beyers Naude Drive, Zwartkops.

For more information, visit their Website.


For a Portuguese-themed Christmas lunch, look no further than Malagueta. They’re known for their delicious food and during the festive season it’ll be no different! Treat yourself and your family to a buffet lunch that’ll leave you rolling out of the restaurant … in a good way, of course!

Cost: R310 per person.

Address: 2 Main Road, Eastleigh, Edenvale, Johannesburg.

For more information, visit their Website.

Piccolo Mondo

The fabulous Piccolo Mondo restaurant in the Michelangelo hotel is the perfect place to take your family for a hearty Christmas lunch. Just take a moment to picture some of the scrumptious menu items available … smoked salmon trout mille feuille, salmon parfait, garden pea and caper salad, slow poached gammon, pulled pork open ravioli, spicy cabbage and roasted apple jus, followed by a traditional Christmas pudding!

Cost: R495 per person.

Address: The Michelangelo Hotel, Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton, Johannesburg.

For more information, visit their Website.

Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa

Feast in luxury at the stunning Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa! Their Christmas dinner offering is simply mouth-watering … who could turn down amuse bouche served with tuna, avocado, watercress, wasabi mustard, finger lime and green apple? Or how about their braised lamb croquettes with potato spaghetti served on minted couscous, followed by poached baby pears served with ice cream and brandy pudding crumble – sounds like a real treat, don’t you agree?

Cost: R700 per person.

Address: 1 Alma Road, Morningside, Sandton, Johannesburg.

For more information, visit their Website.

Clico Boutique Hotel

Celebrate Christmas at Clico Boutique Hotel at their brand new restaurant, which just opened this year! Why not book a four-course meal with the option of wine pairing if you wish to sip on some vino with your fabulous food. Some of the dishes include as berry three way Christmas pudding and blueberry meringues with Turkish delight ice cream and eggnog crème anglaise – how divine!?

Cost: R455 per person.

Address: 27 Sturdee Avenue, Rosebank, Johannesburg.

For more information, visit their Website.

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