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Here's What's Open in Wellington for Christmas Day Eats and Drinks in 2023

Spend Christmas enjoying delicious food with friends and family, and leave the clean-up to someone else.
By Sarah Templeton
December 18, 2023
By Sarah Templeton
December 18, 2023

Can't be stuffed hitting the kitchen on Christmas Day? Or maybe you're looking for somewhere to enjoy a delicious Yum Cha for family lunch?

There aren't too many places remaining open on Christmas Day in the capital, but luckily, a few key restaurants and bars will be dishing up the goods, ready to whet your whistle and fill your belly with a champagne breakfast, long lunch or festive dinner.

Dragons Yum Cha, Wellington Central: Lunch from 11am–2.30pm, dinner from 5–10pm.

Frankie's Bar and Eatery, Atura: First lunch sitting from 11:30am–1pm, second lunch sitting from 1.30–3pm, first dinner sitting from 5–6.30pm, second dinner sitting 7–8.30pm.

Majestic Cuisine, Te Aro: Lunch from 11am–2pm, dinner from 5–9.30pm.

Portlander, Wellington Central: Buffet lunch from 12–3.30pm, buffet dinner from 6–9pm.

Jardin Grill at the Sofitel, Wellington Central: Lunch from 12–2.30pm, dinner from 6–9pm.

GPO Restaurant at the Intercontinental Hotel, Wellington Central: Lunch from 12.30–2pm, dinner from 5.30–8pm.

Tutaki Cafe, Lower Hutt: Buffet lunch from 11.30am–3pm.

Published on December 18, 2023 by Sarah Templeton
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