Heading to Redcliffe this weekend for Alex Glenn's testimonial game where the Broncos take on the Cowboys at Moreton Daily Stadium? Here are our #hottips on where to eat and drink before the game!
From fresh seafood, insta-worthy cafe dishes, Moreton Bay's best burgers, craft beer to cocktail balloons to kid friendly venues we have something to satisfy every footy fan.
Voted best burgers in Moreton Bay, Beardy's Bar & Kitchen offer tasty burgers with an impressive selection of tap and bottled craft and new age brews. With all patties pressed and cooked on site along with their homemade sauces you’ll be wanting to know their secret ingredients.
The Belvedere sure knows how to entertain! Grab a beer tower, cocktail balloon or cocktail jug and sit overlooking the water on one of their outdoor decks. Lovingly nicknamed ‘The Bel’ by regulars, it is one of the best restaurants Redcliffe peninsula has to offer complete with a playground, children's menu and multiple al fresco areas.
Sunny’s Margate Beach restaurant is the perfect place to quench your thirst with great beers and wines, dining and outstanding bay views. It is the ultimate dining destination with beachfront views.
Jumping Goats Bar says “there’s nothing quite like us on the peninsula” – and they are right.
The ‘small neighbourhood’ bar, serves local craft beer, wine, spirits and cocktails. Perfect for a pre-footy brew, their venue is family friendly, bar snacks are served, a list of beers on tap is available and advanced bookings are recommended.
Suttons Beach Pavilion turn the dream of relaxing by a beach with our favourite drink into a reality.
The only venue of its kind in Brisbane with direct access to the beach, the pavilion has a wide selection of Australian and international wine, beer, cider and food on offer.
Morgan’s Seafood, has been described as the ‘crown jewel of Queensland’s seafood outlets’ located on the beautiful Scarborough Marina. If you're after fresher than fresh seafood you can't go past Morgan's. Sourced straight from the trawlers, their extensive seafood range is available from their takeaway service, oyster bar and sushi bar or you can eat in, water side.
The multi-award-winning Golden Ox restaurant at Margate has become one of the region’s iconic dining destinations. The Ox offers modern Australian cuisine with a classic twist whether it’s a la carte, seafood or takeaway. If you're looking for a place locals rave about, The Golden Ox is one of the most loved restaurants Redcliffe has to offer.
In just four years, Yabbey Road, an iconic English fish and chips shop, has become a firm favourite and major drawcard for visitors to Redcliffe Parade. Pick up your meal and cross the road to sit on the Redcliffe Jetty while you enjoy quality and affordable fish and chips with a fantastic view.
Few venues can beat Tempest Seafood Restaurant and Teppanyaki Grill, at the Scarborough Boat Harbour, for true waterfront, trawler-to-plate restaurant dining. Trawlers literally moor on its doorstep with the freshest seafood for menus which change with the seasons to suit customers and the peninsula’s climate.
Seafood Town, at Woody Point, offers locally-caught Queensland seafood direct from the trawlers or local fishermen. Hundreds of products are available each day with something for everyone's budget from fish, chips and fresh salads to take away seafood.
Families will love it here as it has easy access to a waterfront playground and flying fox.
Sitting on the picturesque Scarborough Harbour Moreton Bay Boat Club offers a dining experience like no other. Relax on the deck overlooking the marina while you enjoy fresh seafood, a great steak or sweet treat.
For “locally sourced, internationally inspired and creatively prepared” food Cafe Diversity is hard to beat. Cafe Diversity is one of the most scenic Redcliffe cafes, with views out to Moreton Bay.
The all-day breakfast and lunch menus have dishes for everyone, from young to old and the conservative to adventurous. Gluten free, nut free, paleo, vegetarian and vegan options are also available along with children’s menus and a children’s play area.
Wonderful water views are a given at Sea Salt & Vine on Reef Point Esplanade, by the harbour at Scarborough. It will be open this Saturday for breakfast, coffee, snacks, morning and afternoon tea as well as light meals and lunch. Bonus - it's licensed.
If you are looking for one of the largest selections of cakes and pastries on the peninsula, Bazil & Co at Scarborough, is the place to go.
Bazil & Co also offers breakfast and lunch with burgers, bagels, Segafredo coffee, fresh juices, milkshakes and sandwiches available. All this and glorious views across the waters of Morten Bay from the cafés location by the beach and park.
Enjoy an all-day breakfast made from fresh, local produce available until 2.30pm or a specialised lunch menu 11am - 2:30pm.
Sift Café, at Scarborough prides itself on using only the best local and fresh produce for its customers. Nestled by the Scarborough foreshore, it offers coffee, light meals and house-baked goodies in a wonderfully relaxed setting. Gluten-free and vegetarian food options are available.
If you've got time to kill before the game, test your skills on Sift Cafe's electric trikes.
Located on Redcliffe’s waterfront, The Rustic Olive Italian Kitchen is an award-winning Redcliffe restaurant. While specialising in gourmet pizzas, pasta and risotto dishes, The Rustic Olive offers an extensive array of seafood, meat and vegetarian options including a selection of gourmet salads, fine coffee and a delicious array of cakes and desserts to suit any palate.
Mamma’s Italian Restaurant has been part of the peninsula since first opening in 1982 and today is still going strong along Redcliffe Parade. Fine Italian food and of course pizzas are the bedrock of the lunch and dinner menus. Vegetarian options are also provided.
Pilpel on the corner of Sutton and Creek Sts, Redcliffe, is one of the most popular middle-eastern restaurants and function venues in the region. Pilpel specialises in smoked beef, chicken and lamb as well as other meats, which are locally sourced with seasonal ingredients to make the middle-east dishes.
La Lanterna is a “little piece of northern Italy close to you”. In fact, so close you can find the 40-seat restaurant at 31 Redcliffe Pde. It is dedicated to the traditions of Ligurian cuisine, from the crescent-shaped region of that name known as the Italian Rivieria. Signature dishes are pastas and focaccias, however the flavours change to ensure the menu is fresh, innovative and inviting.
For authentic Italian home cooking and a homely feel, What’s in the Pot? ticks all the boxes. This little gem is described by locals as a ‘little corner of Tuscany’, as it respects the culinary traditions of the beloved central Italian region.
What’s in the Pot? uses the best ingredients and sources its meat, fruit, vegetables and seafood from local suppliers. There is also a Wine and Tapas Bar!
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