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Christmas in July at Australian Parliament House

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About the event

Celebrate Christmas in July with delicious savoury and sweet creations by our own Executive Chef.

It might be cold outside, but this warming lunch menu is sure to spread the yuletide joy. Enjoy 2, 3 or 5 courses of traditional Christmas fare seated at the Queen’s Terrace Café with sweeping views of Canberra. 

Tickets are limited so book your spot now. Phone 02 6277 5239 or email queensterracecafe@aph.gov.au

All guests will need to check in using the Check-in CBR app, in line with ACT Government COVID-19 requirements.

If you can’t join us for lunch, experience a modern take on a timeless menu with a Christmas-themed high tea available on weekends from 3 to 25 July.


Two and three course menu

Entrée

Game Farm spatchcock, poached mandarin, warrigal green tahini honey verde (low gluten)
Pumpkin tortellini, red cabbage vinaigrette, Happy Wombat hazelnut, cultured butter (vegetarian)
Murray cod croquette, bouillabaisse broth, rosella sauce rouille, aromatic herb 

Main 

Turkey stroganoff local mushroom pot pie, roast Gourmet potatoes, cranberry compote
Long and slow lamb shin, parisian gnocchetti, yorkshire pudding, wattleseed béarnaise
Confit pumpkin steak and velouté, winter vegetable medley, Holy Goat cheese, saltbush (low gluten, vegetarian)

Dessert

Grand Marnier sunrise lime soufflé, burnt vanilla ice cream (low gluten, vegetarian)
Spiced Australian chocolate molten, Davidson plum raspberry sorbet (vegetarian)
Neapolitan ice cream cake, chocolate biscuit, muntries malto (low gluten, vegetarian)

Chef’s selection 5 course degustation

Pumpkin tortellini, red cabbage vinaigrette, happy wombat hazelnut, cultured butter (vegetarian)
Murray cod croquette, bouillabaisse broth, rosella sauce rouille, aromatic herb
Turkey stroganoff local mushroom pot pie, roast gourmet potatoes, cranberry compote
Spiced Australian chocolate molten, Davidson plum raspberry sorbet (vegetarian)
Petit four: Egg nog brûlée (low gluten, vegetarian), chocolate rosella rocky road (low gluten, vegetarian), gingerbread people

Dates
Thursday 15 July 2021
Friday 16 July 2021
Thursday 22 July 2021
Friday 23 July 2021

Time
From 11.30 am 

Venue
Queen’s Terrace Café

Cost
2 courses: $45
3 courses: $50
5 courses: $60

Book now
Call 02 6277 5239 or email queensterracecafe@aph.gov.au

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