If the prospect of cooking the Christmas turkey for in-laws, siblings, offspring and hangers-on fills you with dread, a decision guests will not regret is booking their festive celebration at The Langham, Melbourne.
Special occasion dining package are available on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day with events held from dawn until past dusk in popular venues including Aria Bar & Lounge for Christmas-themed high teas, an enchanting event in Clarendon Ballroom to sky high celebrations at the hotel’s rooftop Alto as well as the hotel’s award-winning Melba Restaurant.
Prices start at $79.00 for children aged 4-12 for either Christmas Day breakfast at Melba Restaurant or festive high tea at Aria Bar & Lounge.
At the luxury end of the spectrum, Christmas Day lunch at Melba Restaurant is $375.00 per adult (children $179.00) including all the festive trimmings imaginable from Western Australian rock lobster with ruby grapefruit, Tasmanian crayfish, turkey breast with cranberry sauce, honey glazed leg of lam and a dessert buffet laden with candy cane and red velvet trifle, gingerbread caramel swirl cupcake, a twist on classic mince pies with a touch of chocolate and a modern take on traditional pudding, a Christmas crumble pudding and free flowing premium wine from South Australia’s Penfolds and the Yarra Valley’s Coldstream Hills and beer and entertainment all included.
The Langham, Melbourne understands that for some, the festive season can be a stressful time of year and finding a dining venue that meets everyone’s tastes and budget can make what is supposed to be a celebration become tense. Whether it’s an early breakfast, a relaxed long lunch, an afternoon tea, an early or late dinner, The Langham, Melbourne has something on offer for even the most discerning diner and hard to please family member.
Adorable touches such as a take home gift of cookies, milk and a letter for children to take home for Santa on Christmas Eve from Melba restaurant, a “Kids Only” room complete with Playstations, games and a slushie machine for those attending Christmas Day lunch in the hotel’s ballroom to specially considered early dinner sittings for the young and young at heart, The Langham, Melbourne has thought of every detail to ensure this year’s Christmas celebration is one to remember.
Bookings may be made by emailing [email protected] or by calling 1800 641 107. More information is available at melbarestaurant.com.au.
Accommodation packages are also available. The hotel’s Eat, Sleep and Be Merry package includes valet parking, breakfast for two in Melba Restaurant and lunch for two at Alto on Christmas Day for $1050.00 per couple.
Our top tip? Book early to avoid disappointment. Traditionally, The Langham, Melbourne’s Christmas Day events regularly sell out by Grand Final day.
Children under the age of 3 dine free. Children aged 12 and under will be given a present on Christmas Day.
Be it a family gathering for twenty or an intimate lunch for two, The Langham, Melbourne has the festive season all wrapped up.