Indulgent Christmas Day brunches in Edmonton

After the presents are unwrapped, continue your 2016 Christmas celebration with a lovely brunch at one of these Edmonton restaurants. Whether you prefer a buffet or a multi-course set menu, there’s a brunch out there to satiate your need for eggs and holiday cheer.

Fairmont Hotel Macdonald

10065 100th Street, EDMONTON, AB T5J 0N6

Christmas Day, in the hotel’s Empire Ballroom and the Wedgwood Room, guests can enjoy a Christmas Day brunch with five seatings between 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. The buffet includes hot breakfast and lunch items, soup, cold platters, seafood, carving stations with turkey and beef, and an omelet station, plus a flambé station. Brunch is $39.50 for children ages six to 12, $79 for adults and $69 for seniors.

The Venue at The River Cree

300 Lapotac Boulevard, Edmonton, AB T7X 3Y3

Celebrate Christmas by sleeping in and partaking in a holiday lunch at the River Cree. The buffet will feature a chef-attended omelet station and fresh gourmet waffle bar along with breakfast sausage and home-roasted potatoes. Also on feature are a number of soups, salads and a variety of entrees, including seared salmon and mango chicken strips. A carving station will offer slow-roasted peppercorn crusted beef and turkey with gravy. If it isn’t too early for dessert, wrap up brunch with dessert squares and cheesecake.

The Westin Edmonton

10135 100th Street, Edmonton, AB T5J 0N7

Reserve a table for the hotel’s special Christmas brunch buffet, held December 25 in Share. Brunch is $48 a person and $24 per child under 12 years old and is held from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m. At the carving station, guests can enjoy slow-roasted turkey, apple chorizo stuffing and cranberry sauce. At the hot table, the buffet boasts roasted pork loin, roasted chicken breast, pan-seared cod and much more. For dessert, enjoy yule log, mini lemon meringue tart and assorted macarons.

2430776 Alberta Ltd

4235 Gateway Blvd Nw, Edmonton, AB T6J 5H2

Christmas Day brunch is buffet-style, with items such as shaved prime rib, roast vegetable cannelloni, pistachio crusted salmon, seasonal vegetables, traditional stuffing, baked parsnips and more. A number of sweets round out the feast, including warm bread pudding, sticky toffee Christmas cake and sliced fresh fruit. Brunch takes place from 11 a.m. till 3 p.m., and is $44.95 for adults, $39.95 for seniors and $19.95 for children ages six to 12.

Buffet Royale Carvery

17202 95th Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB T5T 6N8

Head out to Buffet Royale Carvery to enjoy an all-day Christmas Day lunch buffet with several tasty entrees. The premium buffet features turkey with all the trimmings, prime rib, crab, mussel and a premium dessert menu. The brunch costs $34.99 for adults, $7.99 for kids aged three to five, $14.99 for kids six to 12 and kids under two eat free.

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