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Don’t want to cook for Christmas?

Our best recommendations for an amazing Christmas brunch or dinner
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Christmas Day doesn’t have to mean slaving in the kitchen all day. Why not enjoy a chef-prepared meal at a restaurant or in the comfort of your home. 

The Holiday Season is here and you know what that means – amazing food!I look forward to enjoying Christmas dinner all year whether I am cooking, having dinner at someone’s home or going out to eat. And the latter seems to be what a lot of families have decided to do in recent times. 

If you’re considering not cooking this Christmas, I’ve prepared an extensive guide with options abound if cooking is the last thing you’d like to do this Christmas. Whether you want a brunch, a buffet, a plated dinner or a chef-cooked meal in the comfort of your own home, it’s all here. 



Aurora will be hosting a lavish plated dinner for $135 pp on Christmas Day. The menu options include Christmas Cappuccino Soup, Short Rib Ravioli, Oysters Rockefeller, Turkey Roulade, Charred Black Angus Beef Wellington, Lobster, Eggnog Cheesecake, Black Forest Buche de Noel and more. To book, call 232-8686. 

The Reefs 

The Reefs is offering a Christmas Day brunch for $75pp in their normal Sunday brunch space, Aqua Terra. The expansive buffet includes Roasted Pumpkin Soup, Fish Chowders, Salads, Sushi, Roast Turkey, Honey Ham, Lamb, Salmon en Croute, a variety of breakfast items, hot sides, a pasta station and festive desserts. 

There is also a Christmas dinner on offer with items including Broccoli + Spinach Soup, Lobster + Beetroot Salad, Roasted Turkey + Maple Glazed Ham, Dijon Garlic Rack, Christmas Bread + Butter Pudding and more. Items are a la carte and start at $15.  To book, call 238-0222 or email [email protected] 

Hamilton Princess 

There are a wide variety of options if you want to enjoy Christmas Day at Hamilton Princess. There is a Christmas Day buffet brunch, a buffet dinner on offer at 1609, a three-course dinner available at Crown and Anchor and an a la carte dinner at Intrepid on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. 


A special a la carte dinner with three courses is on offer for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day for with options including Gingerbread Spiced Gravalax, Beetroot Salad, Bone-In Short Rib, Turkey Roulade, Prosciutto Opah, Roasted Pumpkin Pappardelle and Eggnog Creme Brulee. Each dish is priced separately starting at $24 and there is an option to add a wine pairing for $98. 

Crown + Anchor

An a la carte menu with three courses for dinner is on offer on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day with dishes starting at $18. Options include Roasted Apple + Parsnip Soup, Prosciutto Burrata, Herb Roasted Turkey Roulade, Creamy Pumpkin + Mushroom Risotto and Cinnamon Cake. You can upgrade with wine pairings for $65. 

Christmas Day Brunch: 

A fabulous brunch is being held between Crown + Anchor and Intrepid from 11am to 4pm for $96 pp, $62 for kids, $125 for pure brunch, $145 for prosecco brunch and $175 for Veuve Clicquot champagne. 

The vast menu includes a large variety of salads, a Cheese Board, Shrimp Cocktail, Breakfast Items, Cassava Pie, Paw Paw Casserole, Mac + Cheese, an Eggs Benedict Station, Sushi, Carvery with Turkey, Ham, Christmas Porchetta and Prime Rib and finally, a Chocolate Fountain and dessert buffet. 


A dinner buffet is on offer in 1609 with two seatings at 5:30pm and 8pm. The cost is $90 pp, $58 for kids, $140 including prosecco and $170 for Veuve Clicquot champagne. 

The menu includes Butternut Squash Soup, Festive Salad, Grilled Peach + Arugula Salad, Seafood/Ceviche Bar, Roasted Salmon, Carvery with Turkey and Ribeye, Cassava Pie, Potato Gratin, Roasted Brussel Sprouts and a dessert spread including Coconut Tres Leches, Spiced Chocolate Tarts, Lemon Pudding, Mini Rum Cakes and more.  To make reservations at any of the Hamilton Princess options for Christmas, call 298-2028 or email [email protected]. 

The Loren 

Christmas Brunch: 

A three-course Christmas Brunch is available from 10am to 4pm for $75 pp. 

The menu includes a pastry basket for the table, Avocado Toast, Certified Angus Beef Croquettes, Jumbo Lump Crab Cake, Lobster Salad, Roasted Turkey Breast, Honey + Orange Glazed Country Ham, Tuna or Tofu Poke, Pan-Seared Rockfish, Pumpkin Pie, Spiced Eggnog Creme Brulee, Christmas Pudding Cheesecake and more. 

Christmas Dinner: 

Three-course dinner for $95pp from 5pm to 10pm. 

The menu includes Local Pumpkin Soup, Seared Foie Gras, Local Spiny Lobster Salad, Pumpkin + Wild Mushroom Risotto, Roasted Turkey Breast, Honey Bourbon Glazed Ham, Loren Steak Oscar, Christmas Pudding Cheesecake, Mascarpone Panna Cotta, Warm Chocolate Lava Cake and more.  For reservations, please call 293-1666 or email [email protected]. 

St. Regis 

St. Regis will host a Christma Eve Dinner and a Christmas Brunch for the festive season. 

Christmas Eve Dinner: 

A five-course menu featuring signature dishes at BLT Steak NY for $120 pp and $50 for children 12 and under from 6pm to 10pm. The menu includes Coconut Roasted Tomato Soup, Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes, Chopped Vegetable Salad, Macadamia Nut Crusted Lamb Rack, Turkey, Grilled Branzino and Raspberry Panna Cotta. 

Christmas Brunch: 

A Brunch Buffet is available at Lina from 12 noon to 3pm for $99 pp and $50 per for children aged 12 and under 

The menu includes a continental-style breakfast station, waffles + pancakes station, pasta station, international cheese display, Eggs Benedict, Smoked Salmon, salad station, live grill station, live sushi station, carving station, taco station, soup station, hot buffet and a dessert station with a large selection of decadent treats including Chocolate Fudge Cake, Rum Raisin Bread Pudding, Cherry Meringue Pie, Profiteroles Tower and more.  To make a reservation for either seating, please email [email protected]. 


Hamilton Princess 

Enjoy Christmas dinner in the comfort of your own home with your meal catered by Hamilton Princess. The menu includes roast turkey, honey glazed ham, cassava pie, garlic mashed potatoes, sage stuffing, honey glazed carrots, brown butter green beans, kale salad, cranberry sauce and gravy and your choice of bread and pumpkin pie or cheesecake. This meal is for six to eight people for $385. Email [email protected] or call 441-298-2028 to order dinner. 

Miles Market 

If you don’t need a whole feast and just want to order a few items, or if you have a smaller guest list for Christmas lunch or dinner, Miles Market is a great bet. Their Christmas menu includes Whole Roasted Turkey with Stuffing + Gravy, Honey-Mustard Ham, Cassava Pie, Scalloped Potatoes, Stuffing, Mince Pie, Roasted Butternut Squash, Mashed Potatoes, English Custard, Apple Pie, Pumpkin Pie, Chocolate Yule Log and more. 

There are also a variety of platters and Christmas morning breakfast options available. Visit for all the details. 

The Reefs 

The Reefs is offering an a la carte menu for catering for the big day along with a vegan menu. Options include ham, turkey, pumpkin soup, fish chowder, a large variety of sides, cassava pie, all the accompaniments and Christmas Pudding, Yule Log or Caramel Apple Pie for dessert. To place an order, call 238-0222 or email [email protected]. 

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