12 Days Of Christmas Giveaways Returns In 2022

/ 29 November 2022

We’ve partnered with some of the best restaurants, wine shops and entertainment venues to giveaway 12 BIG prizes in the lead-up to Christmas, including a 3-hour sunset harbour cruise for you & 10 friends!

It’s been a busy year for the hospitality industry with hundreds of restaurant openings across Sydney and people catching up on missed special occasions due to COVID. To say thank you for your support, we’ve partnered with some of our favourite restaurants, wine shops and entertainment venues to bring you one giveaway every day for 12 days (starting Monday 12th December 2022). Scroll through the offers, get excited and enter below!

DAY 1: Mystery Sydney Dining Experience For Two (WINNER ANNOUNCED)
Secret Foodies

The Secret Foodies team are known for hosting dinners across Sydney where the venue remains a secret and guests are only given a few details of the cuisine & venue styling upon booking. Guests purchase their tickets online and receive a text the day before of the location where they’ll rock up, discover a new dining spot and meet new people. You and a friend will have all your whims catered to at an event of your choice in 2023. The package typically includes a 3-course set menu and beverages on arrival.

DAY 2: A Very Mexican Bottomless Lunch For Two (WINNER ANNOUNCED)
Esteban, CBD

Located down Temperance Lane, Esteban hosts one of Sydney’s best Mexican dining experiences (If you don’t believe us, they just received a hat at the Good Food Guide Awards in 2023). They are giving away two seats to their bottomless lunch on a Saturday of your choice in 2023. You’ll enjoy a 3-course set menu featuring Pink Ling Ceviche, Prawn Tacos, Butcher’s Choice of Steak and their signature Potatoes, alongside 1.5 hours of free-flowing Mexican Mimosas and Micheladas.

DAY 3: $250 Christmas Hamper With French Goodies (WINNER ANNOUNCED)
Loulou, Lavender Bay

Loulou has quickly become Sydney’s favourite French dining destination with a bistro, boulangerie and traiteur all in one. The team have curated a delectable hamper for you to enjoy amongst friends, or perhaps you could gift it to a loved one this Christmas. It features incredible housemade goodies from the boulangerie and traiteur including granola, coconut macaroons, raspberry jam, olive tapenade, terrine, duck liver pate, and so much more.

DAY 4: Two Tickets For Patron Long Lunch In Feb (WINNER ANNOUNCED)
Tequila Mockingbird, Paddington

Tequila Mockingbird has become known for putting up the best tacos and margaritas in Paddington. With a menu inspired by different regions of Latin America, you’ll taste influences from Peru, Chile, Brazil and Columbia. Two lucky tequila lovers will enjoy a 3-course long lunch, matched with Patron cocktails and will be guided through a Patron tasting with their Brand Ambassador.

DAY 5: Bottomless G&T Session For You & Three Friends (WINNER ANNOUNCED)

Sydney’s adored Sri Lankan-inspired eatery hidden down Angel Place hosts a bottomless lunch every Saturday. Guests enjoy 90 minutes of free-flowing G&Ts and some of their favourite wines, alongside village-inspired dishes that may include Beetroot Tartare, Egg Hoppers, Smoked Goat Dosa, Amma’s Daal and Crispy Besan Fritters. You and three friends will be able to pick a Saturday of choice in 2023 to enjoy a bottomless session in the underground restaurant.

DAY 6: Two Seats To A Kid Kyoto Event In 2023 (WINNER ANNOUNCED)

Kid Kyoto, CBD

Kid Kyoto is a Japanese-inspired restaurant nestled down Bridge Lane. Head Chef Rhys Watson Lamb puts up incredible dishes inspired by Japanese flavours but you’ll find they’re presented in a modern way, often with native ingredients and showstopping plating. The team host many events throughout the year and we want to be able to give you the opportunity to pick an event you like in 2023. From wine dinners to sake tastings and Taco-Yaki (an event where they combine two incredible cuisines and explore the popular global food trend of Nikkei fusion), there’s plenty to choose from.

DAY 7: Exclusive Tequila Masterclass & Mexican Feast For Four (WINNER ANNOUNCED)
Mejico, CBD

Mejico on Pitt Street serves some of our favourite tacos in Sydney and has been doing so for almost 10 years! You and three friends will sit in on a Tequila Masterclass where you’ll learn all about the history and production process while tasting some incredible tequilas from the Mejico shelves. Once you’ve worked up an appetite, the team will bring out a ‘Feed Me’ experience for the table which includes a huge selection of dishes like tacos, tuna tostadas and churros.

DAY 8 – Beachside Picnic Pack Valued at $400 (WINNER ANNOUNCED)
Mejico Fish Market, Bondi

Bondi’s newest beach-to-bar experience is offering you a pack fit for a luxe summer picnic! You and up to four friends can pick up your bundle that might include some of the team’s signature dishes including burritos, tacos, fish and chips, ceviche bowls and street snacks like corn ribs and guacamole. Perch up at your picnic spot of choice and enjoy their fresh and flavourful cuisine inspired by Mexican flavours.

DAY 9: Beachside Festive Dining Experience For Four Including Drink Package

Rocker, one of our favourite beachside dining destinations is putting on a special festive set menu throughout December and January. This is your chance to be amongst the first to try it with four friends alongside 2-hours of bottomless drinks. The 5-course menu features Sydney Rock Oysters, Aussie King Prawns and Fried Chicken to start. You’ll move on to Iggy’s Sourdough and Buratta before hitting the mains of Dry-Aged Wagyu Beef Sirloin and Rocker’s signature Potatoes. Wash it all down with your choice of free-flowing sparkling and wines to get in the spirit of things.

DAY 10: $500 Hand Curated 6-Pack Of Wines (WINNER ANNOUNCED)
Franco Wine Online

Franco Wine Online stocks an incredible selection of wines from the award-winning list at Franco Pizza Bar. They’ve hand-curated a 6 pack of wines to giveaway that will get you through the festive season. The pack includes Scarzello Langhe Nebbiolo 2020, George Millerioux Sancerre 2019, Cascina Barrichi Barbera D’Alba 2018, Quintodecimo Giallo D’arles 2020, Jean Foillard Eponyme 2018 and A Rodda Triangle Block Chardonnay 2019.

DAY 11: $600 Day Out at the Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park (WINNER ANNOUNCED)

Entertainment Quarter plays host to all your weekend entertainment including food options like Blackstar Pastry, Fratelli Fresh, Watson’s & Urban Winery, as well as Hoyts Cinema & Strike Bowling. They are giving one lucky winner a $600 Day Out at the EQ that will feature a curated range of experiences such as the pop-up Van Gough exhibition, Go Karting, dining and drinking options. The team will create a bespoke package based on the winner’s unique interests and passions.

(In consideration of the upcoming summer holiday period, EQ’s Summer Festival Series has been temporarily paused, hence the prize has changed from the original listing.)

DAY 12: 3-Hour Sunset Harbour Cruise For Up To 12 Guests
The Shelbourne Hotel Charter

For our biggest prize in the 12 Days Of Christmas giveaway, you and 11 friends could be cruising on The Shelbourne Hotel’s luxury 65ft Charter. Over 3 hours you’ll enjoy a Deluxe Sunset Cruise on the newly refurbished vessel with brand-new teak decks and luxury interiors. This is the perfect way to experience the very best of Sydney’s world-renowned Harbour and is valued at $2400! Catering is not included but you can choose to add on catering options to enhance your experience.



Sponsored Love. This post is proudly brought to you in partnership with Sam Prince Hospitality Group, Atticus Hospitality, Secret Foodies, Loulou, Rocker, Franco Wine Online, Entertainment Quarter & MV Enterprise. Thank you for supporting the partners that make Eat Drink Play possible.

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