Give the Chef Christmas Day off at Metro Hotel Ipswich International

The weather may still be cool and the first spring blooms just starting to appear but these signs indicate now is the perfect time to plan how to avoid the usual stress and panic of Christmas and ensure that this year, everyone enjoys the day – including the family chef.

Metro Hotel Ipswich International knows that no one wants to spend hours slaving behind a hot stove or barbecue in the searing heat of summer, so its team of chefs have put together a Christmas Day Luncheon sure to delight.

Metro Hotel Ipswich International is hosting a traditional Christmas Day Luncheon, commencing at 11am. After snacking on a few traditional Christmas treats, take your seat and indulge yourself from the buffet, with everything from traditional turkey, roast pork and glazed ham on offer to a selection of seafood such as oysters, crab, prawns, mussels and octopus. Whether it’s traditional baked vegetables or a Thai glass noodle salad, all the trimmings and sides you could want will be on the table, including a Sushi platter for those wanting something a little different.

Guests are sure to be tempted by the delicious array of desserts on offer. These will include not just the traditional plum pudding with warm brandy anglaise, but also a cream-filled profiterole tower, assorted citrus and chocolate tarts, hot apple pie with vanilla bean cream, pavlova with raspberry coulis and a platter of delectable fresh Queensland fruits. Tea and coffee are also included in the package, while other beverages are an additional charge.

The cost of the Christmas Day luncheon is $115 per adult and $60 per child (4-12 years), but Metro Hotel Ipswich International have also put together a special package whereby guests can enjoy accommodation in the hotel for Christmas Eve in a deluxe room (twin share), a continental breakfast and the Christmas Day Luncheon, all for the very special price of only $208 per person.

Rated four and a half stars, Metro Hotel Ipswich International has 97 rooms and seven function rooms. The Christmas Day Luncheon has been put together to ensure a feast of wonderful dishes is offered at an affordable price, and is expected to book out early. So give your family’s Masterchef a break or get together with your favourite friends and book a table. For reservations, call the hotel on (07) 3812 8077 or email

Great price and location
- Metro Hotel and Apartments Gladstone Michelle S, Trip Advisor, Dec 2014