Christmas Day is a great day to gather at home and enjoy good food with family and friends, however sometimes it’s nice to head out and let someone else do all of the cooking for you.
In Mudgee there will be a number of venues offering up a delicious Christmas lunch so that you don’t need to worry about getting organised, or cleaning up.
Head to Parklands Resort for a massive Christmas Day feast. Their signature lunch will include fresh seafood, a selection of traditional meats and sides, dessert buffet and beverages (beer, wine and soft drink). Plus there will be live entertainment.
Time: 12pm to 3pm
Cost: Adults $110 per person + booking fee; Children (under 16 yrs) $50 per person + booking fee; Infants 4 years + under free
Details: Call Parklands Resort on 02 6372 4500 or visit parklandsresort.com.au
The Zin House
Spend a day amongst the beautiful surrounds of The Zin House. Enjoy canapés on arrival followed by a traditional Christmas buffet (Ham, roast pork, roast vegetable and salads etc.) and dessert (layered ice-cream cake, Xmas pudding with custard, fresh fruit salad).
Cost: $165 per person including drinks selected by David Lowe
Details: Call The Zin House on 02 6372 1660 or visit zinhouse.com.au.
Mudgee Baptist Church
The Mudgee Baptist Church, on behalf of the Cudgegong Combined Churches, is hosting a community Christmas lunch. The event is completely free and everyone is welcome to head along. There will be a delicious lunch, plus activities for the kids and all the trimmings of Christmas.
Time: 11:30am for 12pm seating
Details: Phone Georgia on 0429 160 997 by December 5 to RSVP.
Short Sheep Micro-Winery
Keep the festivities going on Boxing Day at Short Sheep Micro-Winery where you can enjoy a structured wine tasting with some wines that aren’t available during normal opening hours. There will also be & tour of the Micro-Winery followed by a generous Vineyard platter and glass of wine with Head Ram & Ewe, Tony & Sue.
Time: 6:30pm on Boxing Day (December 26)
Cost: $35 per person
Details: Call Short Sheep on 0420 299 999 or visit www.shortsheep.com.au.