Emperors Palace is the place to be over the festive season, with their sparkling Garden of Lights, the Crafters Fair and festive theatre shows for all. The fun doesn't stop on Christmas Day either, as Emperors Palace invites you to bring the family along for a scrumptious lunch or dinner at one of their top restaurants. Here's what you can expect at Emperors Palace this year:

Aurelia's Restaurant

The award-winning Aurelia's Restaurant is open for business on Christmas Day. Overlooking the spectacular hotel gardens, which will be adorned in merry Christmas lights and Santa's Village, Aurelia's will be hosting a Christmas Eve dinner, as well as a buffet Christmas lunch. Kiddies under 12 will receive a gift on arrival, while adults will be treated to a complimentary mug of traditional eggnog. The restaurant is famed for their African-inspired fusion cuisine, offering diners a rich experience of flavours. Expect an array of classic South African Christmas dishes, served with five-star flair!

Dates: Tuesday, 24 December 2019 at 18:30 and Wednesday, 25 December 2019 at 13:00 - 15:30.

Price: The Christmas Eve dinner costs R495 per person, while the buffet lunch costs R795 per person, including free gifts for the kids and complimentary drinks.

* Kids aged 5 and under enter free, while kids aged 6 - 12 years pay half price.

Booking is essential. Please contact Christine Hlatshwayo on 011 928 1908 or email [email protected]

Christmas Lunch


If it's value for money dining you are looking for, book a table at Rosetta's. Offering a full Christmas lunch buffet, this family-style restaurant is ideal for large groups. There is ample space for families to enjoy a private Christmas feast together, while embracing the style and glamour of the opening dining area. Rosetta's serves a variety of dishes inspired by Middle Eastern, Mediterranean and African cuisines. Their dessert station is just as enticing, with tall jars of marshmallows, sprinkles and candies. It's the Christmas lunch of your dreams, so don't hesitate to book your slot!

Date: Wednesday, 25 December 2019 at 11:00 – 13:30, 14:00 – 16:00 and 16:30 – 18:30.

Price: Rosetta's Christmas lunch costs R395 per person.

*Kids aged 5 and under enter for free, kids aged 6 - 12 years pay R190.

Make reservations on 011 928 1367/1353 or via email at [email protected]

Banquet Christmas Lunch

The prestigious Centre Court at Emperors Palace invites you to their epic Banquet Christmas Lunch. Come and enjoy a long, luxurious lunch without all the added hassle of cooking and cleaning up afterwards. Perfect for moms, dads, kids, grannies and grandpas, this is sure to be a joyous affair, so don't let it pass you by.

Date: Wednesday, 25 December 2019 at 11:30 for 12:00 - 16:00.

Price: Adults pay R475 per person and pensioners pay R350 per person.

Contact 011 928 1000 or email [email protected] to make your booking.

Christmas lunch

Oriana At The Peermont Mondior Hotel

Oriana's Restaurant at the Peermont Mondior Hotel offers an elegant Christmas buffet lunch. With tons of festive cheer and themed decorations, you are in store for a real holiday treat. Tuck into succulent roasts, rich gravies, crisp potatoes and all the trimmings here. But, make sure to keep room for dessert! Oriana's American-style puddings will have you rushing back to the buffet table for more. We recommend this venue for smaller families, looking to enjoy an intimate get-together.

Date: Wednesday, 25 December 2019

Price: The buffet lunch costs R555 per person. Pensioners pay R400 per person.

*Kids aged 5 and under enter for free, while kids aged 6 - 12 years pay R270 per person.

For reservations, contact 011 928 1000 or via email at [email protected]

For More Information

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Details: 64 Jones Rd, Kempton Park, Ekhuruleni, Gauteng | +27 (0) 11 928 1000

Merry Christmas!