With Christmas Day falling on a Saturday, we lucky fellas get an extra public holiday on the 27th. Here are some venues that are staying open during these few days.

Whether we’re spending Christmas out grabbing a glass of wine or heading to the pub after dinner with the fam, Australians have the luxury of doing whatever we fancy with the glorious summer weather. With the places that aren’t closed over the holiday, of course.

Please note: with the current Omicron situation changing constantly, some of these venues may be subject to change. Please call ahead to confirm that where you want to visit is in fact open, to avoid any disappointment.


Open until 1pm. 15% surcharge
237 Napier Street, Fitzroy

Glovers Station
Open until 1pm. 15% surcharge

258 Glen Eira Road, Elsternwick

Winter Malvern
Open until 1pm. 15% surcharge
1E Winter Street, Malvern

My Other Brother
Open until 1pm. 15% surcharge
586 Burke Road, Camberwell

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Clubhouse Malvern
Open until 1pm. 15% surcharge
1290-1292 Malvern Road, Malvern

Open until 1pm. 15% surcharge
63 Stanley Avenue, Mount Waverley

Wild Life Bakery
Open from 7:30am-11am. Takeaway only
90 Albert Street, Brunswick East

Ned’s Bake
Open until 4pm. 15% surcharge
134 Toorak Road, South Yarra

Open until 4pm. 15% surcharge

166 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy


The Shady Lady
Open for Christmas Carol Karaoke from 4pm-11pm
36 Johnston Street, Fitzroy

The Espy
Open from 12pm until late. 15% surcharge
11 The Esplanade, St Kilda

Section 8
Open from 12pm-late
27-29 Tattersalls Lane, Melbourne


Chef David
Kew and CBD locations open for online bookings only
15% surcharge
Level 1 462 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne

Open 6pm-10pm on the 27th. 15% surcharge
223 High Street, Windsor

Hanoi Hannah Vol. II
Open 12pm-3:30pm and 5pm-9:30pm on the 27th
15% surcharge
306 Glenhuntly Road, Elsternwick

Chancery Lane
Open from 12pm-3pm. Set menu. 15% surcharge
430 Little Collins Street, Melbourne

Open from 12pm-3pm. Set menu
159 Domain Road, South Yarra

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