Dear Santa, thanks in advance for making the following Christmas dreams come true: no washing up, endless French champagne, delicious food and look, throw in a killer view if it's not too much trouble?

If your holiday wish list includes a desperate plea to Mr Claus to spare you playing host to a slew of freeloading relatives this holiday season then read on, because this list is going to make your Christmas 2017.

This year instead of spending the holidays sweating through turkey-roasting duties and endless arguments over whose turn it is to wash up, outsource your festive dining to the experts. Book a table at one of these sparkling eight Sydney venues for your merriest Yule yet. 

8 stellar Sydney places to dine this Christmas 2017