Wondering what is open Christmas Day in Perth? Wonder no more. Whether it’s shops, chemists, restaurants or cafés, we’ve got the lowdown on what’s open on Christmas Day across Perth.
What is open on Christmas Day 2023 in Perth?
We all know what it’s like making plans for Christmas. We have our list, we check it twice, only to get to Christmas Day and realise we’ve forgotten something. Then we have a mild panic. It’s Christmas! Do supermarkets open Christmas Day? Are any shops open Christmas Day? While many stores close, there are some open that should get you out of trouble.
If you’re just in need of a coffee to get you through the day, we’ve compiled a list where you can find a café open Christmas Day somewhere near you. Looking for something more substantial? Want to grab a meal or have someone make Christmas lunch for you? We’ve hunted around to find which restaurants open on Christmas Day. Read on to find the answer to all your questions about what is open on Christmas Day in Perth.
Supermarkets open Christmas Day in Perth
In need of groceries? Perth has very few supermarkets open Christmas Day so you’ll want to try to be organised by Christmas Eve. If there’s something you’ve missed, there are a few independents that can get you out of trouble.
Convenience stores and independent operators
Convenience stores are allowed to open Christmas Day. There are plenty of 7-Eleven shops across Perth that should be open. In addition, these independent operators typically open Christmas Day:
- City Provisions Convenience Store, 868/870 Hay Street, Perth
- Carlton Fresh, 246 Hay Street, East Perth
- CBD IGA Xpress & Cellarbrations, 556 Hay Street, Perth
- IGA East Perth, 81 Royal Street, East Perth
- Ton Sian Groceries, 155 Palmerston Street, Perth
- Mount Lawley Fresh IGA, 629 Beaufort Street, Mount Lawley
Aldi stores trade until 8pm Christmas Eve and then close Christmas Day. Stores will re-open across Perth on Boxing Day from 9am to 6pm.
Coles supermarkets across Perth are closed on Christmas Day, so you’ll need to get your shopping done by 9pm Christmas Eve. All Perth Coles stores will open on Boxing Day between 8am and 6pm.
Woolworths metropolitan stores are open until 9pm Christmas Eve and then are closed on Christmas Day. Woolies stores will re-open at 8am on Boxing Day, trading until 6pm.
Shops open on Christmas Day in Perth
Western Australia’s trading laws allow small retail stores to open every day of the year, but you’ll be hard pressed to find many shops open Christmas Day in Perth. To be safe, you’ll need to get your shopping done by Christmas Eve.
Major stores including K-Mart, Big W, Target, Myer, David Jones, Bunnings and Ikea will all close on Christmas Day. Check each store’s websites for the most up-to-date Christmas trading hours for your nearest store.
K-Mart – Stores will close at 9pm on Christmas Eve and will re-open at 8am on Boxing Day.
Big W – All stores close Christmas Day and trading 8am-6pm Boxing Day.
Target – All stores close Christmas Day and re-open Boxing Day.
Myer – Myer stores close at 5.30pm Christmas Eve and are closed Christmas Day. Stores re-open on Boxing Day.
David Jones – All stores close Christmas Day and re-open on Boxing Day.
Bunnings – Stores close Christmas Day and re-open on Boxing Day.
Ikea stores will close at 5pm on Christmas Eve except for Tempe and remain closed for Christmas Day. Stores re-open at 9am on Boxing Day.
Restaurants, cafés & pubs open Christmas Day in Perth
There are plenty of restaurants open Christmas Day, and a bunch of cafes are open for that caffeine fix. However, if you’re just seeking out a quiet drink, there are no pubs open on Christmas Day in Perth. We have a full list of which hotels, cafés and restaurants open Christmas Day 2023 in Perth, which you can read here. In the meantime, here are a few of our favourites.
Pubs open Christmas Day
You’ll be hard pressed to find pubs open on Christmas Day in Perth. Western Australia’s liquor licensing laws only allow alcohol to be served with a meal. These hotels will open with set menus for Christmas lunch:
- The Guildford Hotel
- The Queens
- Pan Pacific
- Crown Casino
Restaurants open Christmas Day
There are plenty of Perth restaurants open on Christmas Day, many offering special Christmas lunch menus. These include:
- Petition Kitchen (12pm for lunch; 5.30pm for dinner)
- Post (11.30am for lunch; 5pm for dinner)
- Wildflower (12-2.30pm; set menu)
- Ivy & Jack (11am-1pm, 1.30-3.30pm lunch; 5.30-8.30pm dinner; buffet)
And if you’d rather go à la carte, or just grab something simple, try these:
- Dragon Palace, Northbridge
- Fraser’s Kings Park, West Perth
- Big Bite Burgers, O’Connor
- Mother India Vegetarian, Bedford
- Foo Hua Chinese Restaurant, Wanneroo
- Golden Star BBQ Seafood Chinese Restaurant, Inglewood
- Posh Pizza, Bicton
- Angry Chicken, Canningvale
Cafés open Christmas Day
If you’re looking for a café open Christmas Day, there are loads to choose from. Here are a few from our extensive list, which we’ve updated here:
- Bespoke by Barista HQ, Victoria Park
- Willing Coffee, Guildford
- The Deli on Central, Mt Lawley
- 9 Seeds, East Fremantle
- Georges, City Beach
Bottle shops open Christmas Day
All bottle shops in Perth are closed on Christmas Day. You’ll need to get your purchases before closing time on Christmas Eve. Bottle shops open again on Boxing Day.
Chemists open on Christmas Day in Perth
If you or a loved one become sick over Christmas, you’ll want to know if there’s a chemist open Christmas Day. Some options include:
- Beaufort Chemist, 647 Beaufort Street, Mount Lawley (7am-2am)
- Harvest lakes Discount Drug Store, 23 Gibbs Road, Atwell (6am-midnight)
Need something closer to you? We have updated our detailed list of chemists/pharmacies that are open on Christmas Day in Perth here.
Petrol stations open Christmas Day in Perth
Service stations in Western Australia are allowed to open Christmas Day. You’ll find most petrol stations across Perth open Christmas Day.
What’s open Christmas Day in Perth in 2023?
In this article we’ve listed everything we know about that is open Christmas Day in Perth.
If you’re looking for things to do, our article on places open on Christmas Day will give you plenty of options. We wish you a merry Christmas.
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