With the holidays approaching quicker than Rudolph himself, it’s time to start planning your festive dining! From friendmas long lunches, to corporate end of year celebrations – we all know the one thing that ties a good social outing together, is food. Sanctuary Cove is the home to some of the finest dining experiences on the Gold Coast, and this Christmas sees the perfect opportunity to embark on a food journey around our gorgeous Marina. With endless bars and restaurants to choose from, here are some of our personal picks…
Festive Dining At Sanctuary Cove
10 October 2022
Embrace Tradition with a Seafood Feast at George’s Paragon
What’s an Aussie Christmas lunch without King Prawns and Kilpatrick Oysters? George’s Paragon Seafood Restaurant is famed for good reason and is the classic choice for any festive feast. Choose from a menu stacked with the freshest selections of heavenly Greek seafood dishes that the GC has to offer. Better yet, enjoy their special offer of half-price dining all day at Sanctuary Cove!
Indulge in Hearty Italian at Ioesco
It’s true what they say – you can taste the love in every bite from authentic Italian family restaurant, Ioesco. Picking just one dish from their extensive Neapolitan-inspired menu is a challenge in itself, so why not splurge a little with your loved ones? ‘Tis the season, after all!
Make Memorable Moments at Red Steakhouse
The holidays are all about taking a trip down memory lane and embracing tradition, making Red Steakhouse is a classic choice for a family reunion this Christmas. Renowned for their ability to elevate nostalgic food memories (not to mention they boast one of the best steak menus on The Coast), we couldn’t imagine a better way to pair a glass of red wine.
Venture out for Cocktail O’Clock
Looking for a post-feast cocktail? A couple of must-try destinations come to mind! Keep the good times rolling with flowing cocktails from one of Sanctuary Cove’s waterfront bars. Our picks go to Pablito’s for delicious Mexican-inspired margs, and spritz’s straight from Mykonos at Destino’s Wine and Cocktail Bar.
Something for Everyone
Sanctuary Cove’s dining options are near endless, with selections for every palette and dining style. Some highlights go to take away Thai from Chim Thai, or traditional a la carte Chinese dining from Dragon Cove. If a laid back brunch with old friends is on the agenda this holiday season, you can’t miss out on the best coffee in the Cove at Bistro 19, California-esque breaky from Little Cali Kitchen & Bar, or the undeniably instagrammable smoothie bowls from Pier B!
The Pinnacle of Fine Dining on Christmas Day
If you’re yet to finalise your Christmas dining plans for this year, no need to stress. Sanctuary Cove Intercontinental Resort is now offering reservations for the most indulgent fine dining experience in celebration of the festive season. Join us on Christmas Day for our highly exclusive and elegant Fireplace Degustation Lunch experience. Enjoy a luxurious 4-course menu and premium cananpés, as well as intermezzo and a platinum beverage package. Interested? Head here for more information, and to reserve a spot here. Tickets are incredibly limited, so don’t miss out!
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