Sizzling soirees and seafood spreads – take your festive feast to the next level at The Star
It’s that time again – time to cast your mind forward to Christmas Day. December 25 may seem far away, but let’s be honest – as soon as October rolls around, Christmas is here before you know it. So that you can celebrate with bubbles, bites and great vibes, The Star Gold Coast has upped the ante to offer plenty of festive fun – from ballroom soirees to fine feasts to celebrate with your nearest and dearest. Whether your dream Christmas involves eating your body weight in fresh prawns or a swanky spread at home (without the hassle of cooking), The Star Gold Coast has your Christmas Day covered across its stellar dining (and drinking) destinations. Events are already beginning to book out so you better be quick – when it comes to your merry day, failing to plan is planning to fail. Read on for all of the Christmas Day offers …
For a swanky stay-at-home spread
If you’ve spent the last few Christmases painstakingly tending to the family, lining up at trawlers and battling the crowds at the supermarket, The Star Gold Coast is giving you the chance to outsource all of the hard work this Christmas with its takeaway hampers. Brimming with all of your festive favourites including honey-glazed smoked leg ham, succulent roasted turkey breast with cranberry stuffing, Tasmanian salmon with lemon and dill crème fraiche and baked cauliflower, the classic hamper for six guests starts at $475. There are options to upgrade your hamper to include seafood and salads, too. Take a peek at the menu here and gift yourself a stress-free Christmas at home this year.
For a glam soiree – PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT HAS NOW SOLD OUT
Those who are keen to while away the day with bubbles and a sumptuous spread can opt for The Star’s Christmas Spectacular at the Event Centre Ballroom. Enjoy a festive all-you-can-eat lunch complete with a four-hour beverage package and live entertainment that is guaranteed to keep the good times rolling into the afternoon. Kids will be thrilled with their own special buffet and a visit from the jolly man himself! Tickets to the beautiful ballroom event are getting snapped up fast so if you’re keen to head along, nab yours here.
For joyous shared feast – PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT HAS NOW SOLD OUT
Cucina Vivo will draw upon much-loved Italian traditions for its Christmas Day dining offering. From antipasti and seafood platters through to succulent sirloin and melt-in-your-mouth lamb racks, Cucina Vivo celebrates the joy of sharing with friends and family and is ideal for lovers of good company, great food and beautiful surrounds. If past years are anything to go by, this one will sell out fast! Jump over here to book.
For Asian-inspired delights
If you’re keen to divert from prawns and ham this year, nibble your way through an exquisite Asian-inspired banquet lunch at The Star’s newly opened Uncle Su. The masterfully designed festive feast brings traditional flavours, ingredients and cooking styles from different regions of China for a unique Christmas experience. Internationally trained executive chef of Asian cuisine Chef Song Yao Su has developed this special festive menu that swaps turkey for a dim sim platter, filet mignon with king mushrooms in black-pepper sauce, sauteed king prawns with capsicum in Thai sauce, and baked toothfish with baby bok choy. Book a table here.
This article was written with our friends at The Star Gold Coast.