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Restaurants open on Christmas Day

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Restaurants open on Christmas Day

This question seems to come up most years, so I thought I'd post the link to a list of restaurants open on Christmas Day.

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If you are planning to be in Wellington on Christmas and want to eat out, I recommend booking at one of these restaurants now.

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1. Re: Restaurants open on Christmas Day

And many hotel restaurants I guess? I wonder if Portlander is open for example - I hear good things.

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2. Re: Restaurants open on Christmas Day

The Bolton's restaurant is open Christmas Day.

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3. Re: Restaurants open on Christmas Day

I'm guessing most hotel restaurants will be open, after all Whitby's and Chameleon are both hotel restaurants. And yes, Portlander is good!

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The food at the Portlander is very good but they could do with training their staff how to do the job. Judging by the accents of the staff most appear to be new New Zealanders or overseas tourists doing casual work.

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5. Re: Restaurants open on Christmas Day

Obviously you struck a bad day, beanb41. One of the things our office lunch party really liked about Portlander was the service, and the two who'd been there before said they'd found the service good on those other occasions. Yes, one of the wait-staff was Irish, but maybe they've trained her since your visit?

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6. Re: Restaurants open on Christmas Day

If you still haven't found anything, try ringing one of these restaurants to see if they can fit you in http://www.dineout.co.nz/forum.php?read=21086

Good Luck

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