What’s open over the Christmas public holidays this year | Gourmand and Gourmet

What’s open over the Christmas public holidays this year

  • Food & Booze
This is an intervention. While we admire your ability to survive off Christmas leftovers for days on end, your attempts to incorporate turkey into every meal are becoming… questionable. Honestly, that turkey-trifle combo was just fowl. It’s time to move on and indulge yourself – but where? There’s nothing worse than turning up to your favourite cafe or restaurant and finding it closed, so we’ve got you covered with our guide of where to wine and dine over the festive season.
CENTRE
Kennigo Social House: Breakfast only from the 23rd of December to the 23rd of January. Delfina’s Bistro: Open 7am-10pm on Boxing Day, January 1 and 2. The Pineapple Hotel: Open Boxing Day and January 1, 11am-10pm. Popolo: Open December 27 and January 2, from 12pm-12am. Thyme2: Open Boxing Day, December 27, January 1 and 2, 6:30am-10pm. Birdees: Open Boxing Day, December 27, January 1 and 2, from 5pm. Aria: Open December 27-30th for dinner and Monday 2nd for dinner only, from 5:30-10pm River Quay Fish: Open December 27 and January 2, 12-4pm Caxton Street Hotel: Open Boxing Day, December 27, January 1 and 2, 10am ‘til late. Bar Alto: Open December 27th – 31st December, January 2nd Bird’s Nest (West End & Fortitude Valley): Open January 1, 12-11pm, and January 2, 5:30-11pm. Chop Chop Changs: Open daily for delicious Asian eats, except for Christmas Day and Boxing Day.                            The Fox Hotel: Open Boxing Day, December 27, January 1 and 2. Atticus Finch: Open December 27 and January 2, 6:30am-12pm. Libertine: Open December 278 (dinner only), 29-30th and January 3 (dinner only. The Croft House: Open December 27 and January 2, 6:30am ‘til late, and January 1 from 7am ‘til late. Darling & Co: Open 27-31 December, reopening 12 January. Mister Paganini: Open Boxing Day, 11am ‘til late, January 1, 8am ‘til late, and January 2, 11am ‘til late. Madame Rouge: 28 (dinner only) -29 December 12-late. 3 January 5.30pm-late. Ole: Open Boxing Day, 11am ‘til late, January 1, 8am ‘til late, and January 2, 11am ‘til late. Mucho Mexicano (South Bank): Open Boxing Day, 11am ‘til late, January 1, 8am ‘til late, and January 2, 11am ‘til late. Mucho Mexicano (Milton): Open Boxing Day, January 1 and January 2, 11am ‘til late. Riverbar: Open Boxing Day, December 27-30 7am-11.30pm and January 2, 11:30am-10pm, and January 1, 12-10pm. The Yiros Shop (James Street): Open December 27-28, 11am-9pm 29-30 11am-12am, December 3 11am-5pm and January 2 11am-9pm. The Yiros Shop (CBD): Open 27 December  10am-9pm, 28-31 December 10.30am-4am and 2 January 10am-9pm. The Yiros Shop (South Bank): Open December 27, January 1 12-10pm and January 2, 10am-9pm. The Yiros Shop (Cannon Hill): Open December 28 and January 2, 7am-11.30pm Pane E Vino: Open December 27, 6:30am-9pm. Charlie’s Raw Squeeze (Newstead): Only closed Christmas Day. Blackbird Bar & Grill: Open 24 December, 27-30 December from 5pm. Kitchen at Treasury: Open early to late every day except for Christmas Day. Lab Bar & Restaurant: Open every night excluding Christmas Dat and New Year’s Eve for dinner. Fat Noodle: Open every day for dinner. Heya: Open Boxing Day, December 27 and January 2. La Lune: Open over the 30th and 31st of December. Fishery, Milton: Open from the 27th to the 31st of December. Treasury Casino: The Casino never closes!
NORTH
Blockhouse: Open December 27 from 7.30am-3.30pm & 5-10pm, and for breakfast only January 1 and 2, 7.30am-3.30pm. Victoria Park: Open Boxing Day, December 27, January 1 and January 2, from 7:30am. 5 Boroughs (Ascot): Open Boxing Day, December 27 and January 1, 11am-9pm. Byblos: Open December 27-30, 11:30am ‘til late. Atalanta Bar and Greek: Open December 27, 11:30am-late. Artie & Mai: Open every day except Christmas. Charlie’s Raw Squeeze: Everton Park is open all holidays – even Christmas Day! Ashgrove is closed Christmas Day only. The Farmhouse Kedron: Open on the 24th of December from 6:30 – 2, the 27th to the 31st of December from 6:30 – 2, and normal hours resume from the 2nd of January. The Yiros Shop (Newmarket)
SOUTH
5 Boroughs (Stones Corner): Open Boxing Day, December 27 and January 1, 11am-9pm. Catbird Seat Bistro: Open from the 27th to the 31st of December. Seoul Bistro: Open December 27, January 1 and January 2, 11am-10:30pm. Shady Palms: Open January 1, 8am-10pm. Charlie’s Raw Squeeze (Greenslopes): Open every day. Little Big House:  26 December 12pm-10pm, 1 January 12-10pm, 2 January 11am-12pm.
EAST
Mons Ban Sabai: Open January 1 from 5-9pm. Pompidou Café: Open December 27 and January 2, 7am-3pm. Republic Coffee Traders: Open every day, 6am-2pm. Downtown Istanbul: Open December 27, 11am ‘til late. Picnic Café: Open Boxing Day 8am-1pm, December 27 and January 2, 7am-3pm.
WEST
Piggyback Café: Open Boxing Day, December 27 and January 2, 7am-4pm. Plum Tucker: Open every day from 6am-2pm, plus Christmas day, for coffee only, 8-11am. Charlie’s Raw Squeeze (Kenmore): Open every day. Merry Christmas feasting!