Add a touch of sparkle and glamour to your Gold Coast Christmas 2022 when staying at Dorsett Gold Coast. Check into effortlessly stylish accommodation in the heart of Broadbeach, just 700m from the beautiful Kurrawa Beach with the best shopping, dining and entertainment on your doorstep. Forming part of The Star Gold Coast’s world-class entertainment and leisure destination, enjoy direct access to some of the best Christmas Dining venues on the Gold Coast.

Enjoy a variety of festive-themed curated menus and beverage packages overlooking the glittering Gold Coast and hinterland, with a focus on fresh seasonal ingredients, exquisite local and international sips, as well as traditional offerings guaranteed to satisfy all taste buds. Whether you want to get dressed up to the nines and treat yourself to fine food and drink and great entertainment, or prefer something a little more intimate with your nearest and dearest, The Star Gold Coast has you covered.

Festive Christmas Celebrations 2022

Five Festive Feasts at The Star Gold Coast

Here are some of the most popular Christmas Day dining specials taking place at The Star Gold Coast this year. From traditional sit-down dinners and drinks to gourmet hampers bursting with festive flavour and cheer, here’s everything you need to know before the big day.

The Star Gold Coast Event Centre

The star of Christmas is Christmas Day at The Star Gold Coast Event Centre, bringing an all-you-can-eat Christmas lunch to the Gold Coast. Feast on a bottomless seafood selection of Moreton Bay Bugs, green lip mussels, Sydney rock oysters, tiger prawns, spanner crab and smoked salmon - or sample the delights of the carving station, with maple glazed ham, herby Milly Hill leg of lamb, roast turkey, baked Tasmanian salmon, and much more. Enjoy the fresh fruit cart, antipasto and cheese station, salad bar and desserts galore, all accompanied with sparkling local sips, reds, whites, beers, ciders and spirits. Little ones will have a chance to meet Santa, while the big kids can enjoy the live entertainment and show stopping fun.

Date: Sunday, 25 December 2022

Time: 11.00am - 3.00pm

Tickets: Christmas Day Lunch

Christmas Lunch At The Star

Harvest Buffet

Kickstarting the festive season with three different meal sittings, Christmas at Harvest Buffet covers Christmas Eve, Christmas lunch and Christmas dinner with an all-you-can-eat seafood buffet and a dizzying selection of international favourites for the Christmas dinner menu. Start with chilled seafood before sampling steaming bowls of delicate dumplings, thai noodles and honey soy chicken. The grill has a wide selection of lamb, beef, chicken and fish, while the carvery is serving up traditional favourites including roast beef, Yorkshire puddings, roast turkey and honey-glazed ham. Be sure to sample the delights on offer from the Mediterranean menu, with garlic prawns, penne and pomodoro. Salads, desserts, cheese boards and a great selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages finish the menu off perfectly. The hardest part of the day is choosing which sitting to attend.

Date: Saturday, 24 December 2022

Time: 5pm - 7pm & 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Tickets: Christmas Eve Dinner


Date: Sunday, 25 December 2022

Time: 12pm - 3pm

Tickets: Christmas Day Lunch


Date: Sunday, 25 December 2022

Time: 5.30pm - 8.30pm

Tickets: Christmas Day Dinner

Harvest Buffet Christmas Menu

Cucina Vivo

Inspired by the cliff top restaurants of the Amalfi Coast, Cucina Vivo is serving up a pranzo di natale with a Christmas day menu that pulls the biggest and best flavours from Italian cuisine. Sit down to a specially curated menu that honours traditional and authentic cuisine with modern day interpretations - all while serving up glorious views and a distinctive European festive vibe. The 4-course lunch begins with a flavourful antipasti of Wagyu Bresaola, Calabrese Salami and San Daniele Prosciutto. Next up is a mouthwatering seafood platter of AOC Sydney Rock oysters, Mooloolaba King prawns and Moreton Bay bugs, followed by Cape Grim eye fillet or Ocean Trout fillet and South Australian Clams. Lastly, nothing is more traditionally Italian than a Tiramisu using house made savoiardi, mascarpone diplomat crème, Montenegro liquor and coffee. Assorted white, red and sparkling wines are also on the menu, along with beer and a variety of soft drinks and juices.

Date: Sunday, 25 December 2022

Time: 12pm - 3pm

Tickets: Christmas Day Dining (join the waitlist)

Celebrate in style Christmas 2022

Garden Kitchen & Bar

Celebrate Christmas in the garden amongst cascading greenery and eclectic furnishings with a Christmas Day menu made to satisfy at Garden Kitchen & Bar. Enjoy a delicious 4-course lunch, with menus created using only the finest fresh ingredients and seasonal produce. Start with Garden’s cobb loaf and herb butter

And the charcuterie and cheese with giardiniera. Next up is the seafood platter, featuring Pacific oysters, Hervey Bay scallops, spanner crab, tiger prawns and house smoked Tasmanian salmon. Mains consist of roasted Borrowdale Porchetta, steamed Blue Eye Cod, fish fumet and salmon pearls and roasted peach.Finish your meal with a devilishly sweet apple brandy custard with honeycomb or a traditional Christmal pudding - all served with a selection of reds, whites, sparkling and beers.

Date: Sunday, 25 December 2022

Time: 11.30am - 2.30pm

Tickets: Christmas Day Lunch (join the waitlist)

Succulent 4 Course Christmas Lunch

Takeaway Christmas Hampers

Feel like indulging with a restaurant quality Christmas meal, minus the shopping, prepping and cooking? Make Christmas 2022 one to remember with a takeaway Christmas Hamper. Enjoy family favourites including melt-in-the-mouth honey-glazed smoked ham, butter-basted roast turkey breast, garlic and rosemary duck fat roasted potatoes, pistachio macarons and Buche De Noel. Upgrade your hamper with beef sirloin, salad or seafood, with options for all dietary requirements. Hampers can be ordered online up until the 16th December, with collection on Christmas Eve from the Event Centre Marquee at The Star Gold Coast.

Pre-order until: Friday, 16 December at 2pm

Pick up on: Saturday, 24 December 2022

Collect from: 10am - 12pm & 3pm - 5pm

Book Now: Order Your Christmas Hamper

Take Home Christmas Dinner Magic

Book Your Christmas Day Dining

Don’t leave your Christmas Day dining experience until the last minute. Get your tickets today to avoid disappointment and take your stay at Dorsett Gold Coast to the next level. Better still, with amazing buffet breakfasts, poolside cocktails, canapes and The Star at Home delivery service, plus freshly-roasted coffee from our signature chameleon bar & restaurant, Jin Cafe & Bar, everything before and after your Christmas celebrations is taken care of too.