Christmas lunch eat out options

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Screen Shot 2016-12-19 at 3.32.53 PM There are plenty of places to explore. Here are a few that make scrumptious holiday lunches: JOHANNESBURG The Radisson Blu The Radisson Blu Hotel, in Sandton, serves up a four-course meal for Christmas Eve. The main course is the main attraction, with their special turducken served with Brussel sprout puree, fragrant savoury rice, smoked turkey bacon and sage crumble.The hotel also offers an amazing buffet and carvery menu for Christmas day lunch. So if you feel like a relaxed diner or lunch where you and your family are treated to the best gourmet menu and excellent service, try The Radisson Blu.  The Michaelangelo Hotel Piccolo Mondo is an elegant restaurant at The Michaelangelo and will host a lunch from 12:30 till 3pm. Enjoy a set menu and buffet with scrumptious highlights such as salmon roulade, confit duck terrine, maple-glazed gammon and exotic mushroom chicken pie. If you are in the city or feeling like a short drive to Sandton for a special day out, this may be an option for you. DURBAN Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani Southern Sun Elangeni and Maharani offer a buffet with great variety and dishes the entire family can enjoy. Head out for good food and great conversation. Their various stations include cold meats, curry corner, carvery with traditional roasts, topside beef with mustards and horseradish cream, rolled turkey with herbed butter basting. Delicious desserts are on offer with children under four eating free. The Oyster Box Hotel The Oyster Box Christmas lunch is served from 12:30pm and their spread starts with welcome drinks, pre-starters and carvery, hot buffet with traditional tandoori roasted chicken with a spicy tomato and cilantro sauce, Greek styled lamb and aubergine moussaka, as well a packed dessert bar. The ocean views and beautiful décor make it even more special. CAPE TOWN The President Hotel The Island Restaurant has a set lunch menu, which includes options such as prawn bon-bons with a Thai curry aioli as a starter and a Kessler cutlet accompanied by roasted apples, pomme pureè and apple cider jus. They also have a buffet offer with kids under 12 paying half price, their large selection for desserts has many favourites such Christmas mince pies, decadent tartlets, a chocolate yule log and chocolate mousse to enjoy. Southern Sun Waterfront Lunch will be served at Southern Sun Waterfront and comprises a festive buffet with all the traditional favourites. What will Christmas be without the much loved trifle and mince pies? So whatever you fancy their spread has it all. If you and the family are looking to enjoy Christmas minus the sweating over the stove you should consider booking and reserving. Pictures: the Radisson Blu  

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