christmas family dinner

Sometimes the stress of the holidays can take away from the most important part of the season – spending time with the people we love. As children grow older, leave the nest and have children of their own it’s easy to see how a family get-together can grow in complexity. How do you bring generations of family together? A Christmas restaurant dinner is one way families can solve problems associated with big events and parties.

The Challenges of Family Christmas Dinner

For most families, getting everyone together is more important than getting together on Christmas Day with some members absent. Work schedules and coordinating multiple family Christmas dinners can make it very difficult to get everyone together at one time on Christmas Day.

For some, the holiday season can be financially difficult. Having your Christmas family get-together the weekend before means that members of your family who need additional funds are able to take shifts on Christmas Day without having to sacrifice their family dinner.

Family Get-Together Solution

The solution? Many families have started a Christmas dinner restaurant tradition where they get the entire extended family together on a weekend or evening before (or after) Christmas – so that everyone can make it and no one has to worry about preparing the meal. For busy Canadian families sometimes the only way to get everyone together is to celebrate on a day that isn’t as busy as Christmas Day.

Why Choose a Restaurant for Christmas Dinner?

When your family gets together for Christmas dinner at a restaurant it frees you up to spend more of your Christmas Day relaxing. After a month filled with work, shopping and entertaining, having the opportunity to relax can be the best gift you get this Christmas. Imagine giving your children the opportunity to play with the toys they received before you have to whisk them away to a family gathering. Or, being able to make special memories together, like building a snowman or going tobogganing–things you just can’t do if you’re travelling or hosting.

Celebrate with a Christmas Day Buffet

Sometimes, no matter how much sense it makes to plan differently, there is a sentimentality associated with having Christmas dinner on Christmas day. If you are unable to host Christmas dinner but still want to get together with your family and friends, then our Christmas Day Buffet is the perfect solution. Why not treat your family to a Christmas dinner out?

Book Your Christmas Dinner Reservations!

Our Christmas Dinner in Mississauga is the perfect gift for you and your family this holiday season. Why not let us prepare a fantastic meal and do the dishes for you? At The Glenerin Inn, there’s still time to make your dinner reservations. So, stop trying to figure out who is cooking or hosting this year’s family dinner. Instead, spend time together and start your new Christmas dinner tradition with us.


Call (905) 828-6103 to book your reservations.

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