There are many ways to celebrate Christmas Eve in Toronto in 2018. Some families go to church, while others opt for more casual activities such as going skating, watching holiday classics such as A Christmas Carol on TV or doing last minute gift wrapping. If you are planning to go out for dinner on Christmas Eve, these Toronto restaurants are serving a special Christmas Eve dinner.
Christmas Eve Brunch and Dinner Buffet at Omni King Edward Hotel 2018
If you are looking for a deluxe Christmas Eve dinner at Toronto restaurants, consider the Omni King Edward Hotel’s Christmas Eve brunch in the hotel’s Vanity Fair Ballroom on Mon., Dec. 24, 2018 from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The last reservation will be seated at 2 p.m. The Christmas Eve brunch is $99 plus tax and gratuity.
Enjoy a relaxing Christmas Eve on Mon., Dec. 24, 2018 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at The Omni King Edward Hotel’s Christmas Eve dinner buffet. Dinner offerings are served in the historic Sovereign Ballroom and Victoria’s Restaurant, which will be decorated with the festive decor of the season. The last reservation will be sat at 8:30 p.m. Christmas Eve dinner is $119 plus tax and gratuity.
Enjoy a Christmas Eve Buffet at the Old Mill & Spa that includes carved Ontario Turkey with savoury stuffing, giblet gravy and mulled cranberry sauce, seafood specialties, fish dishes, baked ham, carved beef and lamb, pastas, domestic and international cheeses, potatoes, rice pilaf, a variety of salads, garden fresh medley of vegetables. Dessert includes cakes, tortes, mousses, and pastries. Kids offerings include nuggets and fries. Sittings for the Christmas Eve Brunch Buffet on Mon., Dec. 24, 2018 are at 10 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. Cost is $44.95 plus tax and gratuity; Children 6–11 $23.95 plus tax and gratuity; Children 5 and under Free. Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet sittings are 5 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Cost is $49.95 plus tax and gratuity; Children 6–11 years $23.95 plus tax and gratuity and Children 5 and under Free. For reservations, call 416 207-2020.
Enjoy a Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Buffet at Tundra Restaurant at Hilton Toronto. Seating on Mon., Dec. 24, 2018 is at 5 p.m.; seatings on Tues., Dec. 25, 2018 are at 11:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Buffet Cold Items include: Roasted Acorn, Lentils and Ricotta; Mixed Greens; Caesar Salad; Grilled Green Beans; Artisanal Canadian cheeses and meats; Poached Shrimp Cocktail; Smoked and Poached Salmon.
Buffet Hot Items include Roasted Chestnut and Parsnip Soup; Heritage turkey with classic stuffing, cranberry and roasted walnuts; Roast Striploin; roasted winter vegetables; Butternut Squash Ravioli with arugula, goat cheese and roast chestnuts; Maple-Glazed Ham; Stuffed Leg of Lamb; and Truffle Pommes Purée.
Sweet Table includes a selection of festive desserts including Pumpkin Pie; Chocolate Hazelnut Cake; Raspberry Mousse Cake; Christmas pudding, fruitcake, mini pastries, Christmas shortbread, and mini cheesecakes.
Tundra at The Hilton Toronto is located at 145 Richmond Street West. Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Buffet cost is Adult $69 plus tax and gratuities; child (5-12) $35 plus tax and gratuities. Call 416-860-6800 or email [email protected] to reserve.
Enjoy a Christmas Eve Dinner on Mon., Dec. 24, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Library Bar at Fairmont Royal York Hotel. The Festive Three-Course Dinner includes Roasted Butternut Squash Soup; Roasted Turkey with stuffing, brown butter mashed potatoes, honey-glazed seasonal vegetables, cranberry sauce and traditional gravy; Clementine and Chocolate Sacher Torte. Guests will be seated on a first come, first serve basis. Christmas Eve Dinner at EPIC is $68 per person plus tax and gratuities. The Festive Three-Course Dinner will also be available Dec. 25 and 26, 2018. Reserve online at the Library Bar.
Another popular Christmas Eve dinner at Toronto restaurants is the Four Seasons Hotel Toronto’s Cafe Boulud with a three course prix-fixe menu on Mon., Dec. 24, 2018 for $105 per person plus taxes and gratuities. Christmas Eve dinner is available from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Call 416-963-6000 to reserve. The menu is as follows:
First course: Sunchoke and Chestnut Soup OR Winter Green Salad OR Oysters OR Hamachi Crudo OR Kale Grillée OR Lobster Salad;
Second Course: Braised Beef Tortelli OR Bay Scallop OR Sea Bass OR Heritage Turkey OR Venison Ossobuco OR Australian Wagyu Strip Loin;
Third Course: Bûche de Noel OR Santa Belly OR Sapin Noel.
Enjoy a four-course Christmas Eve Dinner on Mon., Dec. 24, 2018 at TOCA at The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto. Seatings are at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Cost is $129 per person plus taxes and gratuities.