Sandton’s top spots for Christmas lunch

If you’re spending the Festive Season in Johannesburg this year, you will no doubt be searching for the best place where yourself and your loved ones can enjoy a Christmas lunch filled with incredible food and a welcoming ambience. Sandton is the premier choice when it comes to hotel accommodation, entertainment and restaurants, which cater to every type of party and palate. Here are the top establishments where you can enjoy a wonderful, merry Christmas lunch.

Parc Fermé

Mauritian chef, Atmaram Mahadea, has become well known for his succulent meat and poultry dishes at the upscale eatery, Parc Fermé. Combining Asian and French-Mauritian flavours has won him many fans, who praise the brandy-flambéed Beef Trinchado and fresh, crunchy tempura prawns. The restaurant is open for both Christmas Eve dinner and Christmas Day lunch reservations. You won’t regret your booking when looking at the menu – it includes salmon cannelloni with wild mushrooms, glazed gammon and stuffed turkey breast, all of which are set to make this Christmas a gourmet one.  The set lunch menu on Christmas Day includes an amuse bouche, starter, entrée, main and dessert.

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The exterior of glamourous Parc Ferme Image: Twitter


R460 per adult

R110 per children U12

Contact: 011 245 4846/47

Address: Number 8 Maude Street, Sandton Central

The Veranda Restaurant at The Capital

The Capital is one of Sandton’s jewels, becoming a benchmark in urban hotel accommodation. Not to mention, the first-class service, dining and cuisine offered at The Veranda Restaurant. This Christmas, the Capital invites young and old, large and small families to join them for a Christmas Day buffet. Included in this hearty feast are starters, mains, appetisers, and naturally, decadent desserts.


R255 per adult

Half-price for children U12

Contact: +27 (0)11 911 5000

AtholPlace Restaurant

Set amongst tropical trees and lush greenery, AtholPlace Restaurant is well known for its impeccable wine selection and fine dining. This year, the restaurant is offering a festive four-course menu for Christmas Eve lunch and dinner. One sitting will be at noon while the other will be served from 7-7:30 pm. Along with delicious local and international wine, you can look also satisfy your palate with local beers.

Cost: R450 per person

Contact: 011 783 3410

Address: 90 Pretoria Ave, Athol, Johannesburg, 2196

This Christmas, enjoy a wonderful holiday with your loved ones and remember to book early to avoid disappointment.


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