Celebrate Christmas at the Sanctuary

The Sanctuary is a premium event location nested above the Adelaide Zoo.

With over four decades of experience in providing the highest quality, ethically sustainable food and exceptional service, we invite you to celebrate with our Christmas sit-down dinner special.

Available only in November and December.

EOY Celebration Special

Includes a 3-course menu sit-down dinner experience.


  • Sit-down celebration at the award-winning Sanctuary Function Centre
  • Chef’s selection of 2 pre-event canapes
  • 3-course menu with an alternate drop main
  • 4-hour premium Bremerton beverage package
  • Spirits bar
SAZ christmas special

Entre Selection:

  • Hummus, broad bean and green pea, crispy spiced tofu, preserved lemon, chive oil, flowers vg + nf
  • Kingfish, mandarin, buttermilk, green garden oil, macadamia crumble, fresh samphire gf
  • Chicken leg galantine, shitake mushroom, candied orange, red vein sorrel gf + nf
  • Roasted pork belly, braised fennel, apple puree, watercress chimichurri df + nf + gf
  • Honey glazed duck breast, date and almond couscous, pickled pumpkin, duck fat jus gras df

Dessert Selection

  • Chocolate marquise, salt and pepper strawberries, chocolate wafer, creme fraiche nf
  • Coconut and white chocolate ganache, fresh grapes, lime, yuzu dehydrated meringue gf + nf
  • Red wine poached pear, salted caramel cremeux, biscoff crumble, pear crisp nf
  • Honey and wattle seed cheesecake, ginger shortbread, Davidson plum nf
  • Cheese Plate, Onkaparinga Brie or Alexandria Cheddar, Quandong paste, toasted fruit loaf

Main Course Selection

  • Salmon, vegetable and smoked speck cassoulet, dill, lemon cream sauce gf + nf
  • Lemon thyme chicken breast, spiced pumpkin and peas, crispy chickpea, jus gras gf + nf + df
  • Lamb rump, herbed pearl couscous and compressed cucumber, sumac yoghurt nf
  • Honey glazed duck breast, date and almond couscous, pickled pumpkin, duck fat jus gras df
  • Roasted pork belly, celeriac mash, braised fennel, apple puree, watercress chimichurri gf + nf + df
  • Flank steak, black garlic mash, roasted heirloom carrots and bacon bourbon jus gf + nf + df