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A festive foodie's guide to Westfield Newmarket

Westfield Newmarket is home to all your festive foodie cravings this season, packed with a range of tantalising local restaurants, cafes, delis, specialty grocers and more, made for all tastes and hunger-levels.

Whether you’re craving fried chicken, are a vegetarian, rounding up the kids for Sunday pancakes or putting on a festive spread at home for family and friends, here are some of our favorites. We can confirm, they're all very, very tasty.

Visiting us to do your Christmas shopping? Find your guide to all things Christmas at Westfield Newmarket here >

When you want to be waited on

There are days you want to get dressed, get out, and have someone do the cooking and dishes for you. There are also times, when you need a much needed break from shopping for Christmas presents! Whether you’re catching up with mates, scheduling a much-needed date night or meeting the girls for brunch, there’s a spot for everyone this season.

Looking to make it even easier? Book a table ahead of time with the Westfield Membership app here >

Best for brunch:

Best with friends:

Image: Tasca

Best for date night:

Image: White + Wong's

When you want to be in n’ out

Super quick and even easier, if you're dashing in to pick up your last minute Back Friday bargain or the Secret Santa gift, we have you covered. Pick up sushi, salad, sandwiches and a fresh juice or if you're more hungry than that, treat yourself to a Mexican Bowl and more cuisines than you can poke a fork at. Lots of options cater to meat-free, dairy-free or gluten-free needs, too.

Best for something fast n' fresh:

Best for a hearty chow down:

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When you’ve got the little ones with you

Sure, there are a few more things to consider when dining with kids: Are the iPads packed? Does the menu cater to fussy tastebuds or dietary requirements? But with so many dine-in and takeaway options, dining with your little ones will this Christms will (hopefully!) be a stress-free experience. Gather up the fam for a bite to eat, before heading to the movies or an arcade (with an ice-cream in hand, of course).

Make sure to check out our handy guide to visiting us with kids, including parking with prams, parent changing rooms and our kids play areas here >

Best for families:

Image: Bodrum Market

When it’s time for dessert (so, always)

What your dentist doesn’t know won’t hurt him. Whether you’re satisfying your late night sweet tooth, finishing a dinner date or keeping the kids occupied for an hour between shopping, you can’t go past one of our many dessert hang-outs.

We're open later in November and December to give you more time, so if you're looking for your late night sweet treat, check out our Christmas opening hours here >

Best for sweet tooths:

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When you want to level up your cooking

Take a walk through our centre and you’ll find independent grocers, specialty stores and hidden gems serving worldly goods, hard-to-find ingredients and other delicacies. Perfect for prepping ahead of time if you're hosting Christmas, or bringing a plate to those summer BBQ's!

Need a gift for the masterchef in your life? Check out our Christmas gift guide here >

Best for showing off your culinary prowess:

For loads of recipe inspiration >

When you’re putting on a feast of epic proportions

With catering options available at loads of restaurants, you can have a slice of Westfield dining at home. These options are all about impressing the crowd with less stress.

Best for fuss-free catering options:

If you’re entertaining at home, don’t forget to prep the table with table linen, serving platters, cheese boards, candles and glassware too. Visit David Jones, Le Creuset, Flo's Home and Bed Bath N' Table.

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