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Christmas Day Lunch

Celebrate Christmas Day with Botanical Hotel.

Christmas is the time when friends and family come together and celebrate the year that was. It is a time when we indulge in delicious food, time with loved ones and holiday cheer.

What better place to do that than at Botanical Hotel!


Christmas Classics Menu — $145pp

Arrival

  • Mooloolaba prawn cocktail, sauce Marie Rose, avocado, butter lettuce

Start

  • Abrolhos Island scallops, soft herbs, pangrattato
  • Double smoked Greta Valley ham, mustard dressing, watercress, charred sourdough
  • Heirloom tomato, cucumber, melon, salted ricotta salad

Follow

  • King George Whiting, romesco sauce, charred leek
  • O’Connor pasture-fed Beef Wellington, horseradish potato puree, bone marrow
  • Roasted Bairnsdale turkey ballontine, red currant, crispy sage

Sides

  • Buttered Dutch carrots, honey, hazelnuts
  • Iceberg salad and classic vinaigrette
  • Roasted Yukon Gold potatoes

Finish

  • Vienetta, cherries, dark chocolate, coconut
  • Pavlova, strawberries, passionfruit
  • House selected cheese, fruit mince, toasted brioche

Premium Seafood Menu — $295pp

Arrival

  • Freshly shucked oysters, lemon, shallot vinaigrette

Start

  • Chilled seafood platter to share
  • Mooloolaba prawns, South Australian crab remoulade,
  • Western Australian scampi, pickled local calamari, caviar

Follow

  • Abrolhos Island scallops, soft herbs, pangrattato
  • Whole Tasmanian crayfish, citrus dressing
  • Grilled Clarence River prawns, harissa butter

Sides

  • Buttered Dutch carrots, honey, hazelnuts
  • Iceberg salad and classic vinaigrette
  • Roasted Yukon Gold potatoes

Finish

  • Vienetta, cherries, dark chocolate, coconut
  • Pavlova, strawberries, passionfruit
  • House selected cheese, fruit mince, toasted brioche

Christmas lunch isn’t complete without Christmas pudding, so we’ve prepared a take-home serve for you to enjoy. Merry Christmas from our Botanical Hotel family.

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