With the temperatures plummeting in winter, the Dandenong Ranges is a great place to celebrate Christmas in July with a number of restaurants hosting cosy lunches and dinners.
With frost on the ground, and maybe even a little bit of snow, bring your friends and family together to enjoy some great food and drink in front of a roaring fire in the Dandenong Ranges.
Christmas in July – Group Lunch or Dinner, Dandenong Ranges Melbourne
The Cuckoo Restaurant has a smorgasbord of traditional German food as well as Christmas favourites. You can have Christmas lunch every day in July, and Christmas dinner on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. They have both a buffet or set meal option and there will be decorations, Christmas carols and even a visit from Santa. Check with the venue for pricing. Call (03) 9751 1003 to make a booking.
The Pig & Whistle Tavern offers Christmas in July for groups of 10 or more. There is a set menu with soup, roast turkey and vegetables. Dessert consists of plum pudding with brandy, custard, cream and ice cream. The cost is $27.50 per person. Call (03) 9751 2366 to make a booking.
Marybrooke Manor, The Ivy, Miss Marples Tea Room and Wild Oak also offer July specials, so browse through the venues online to see which suits your group. Merry Christmas in July!