Food and Drink

Fresh juicy mangos, seafood straight off the trawler, roasted macadamia nuts, and home-made goodies fresh from the oven are just some of the mouth-watering temptations waiting for you in tasty Queensland! And if you like a good drop to pair with your fare enjoy a bottle from a boutique Queensland vineyard, which are fast developing a reputation as the ones to watch.

Food for Thought

  • Set the alarm early and indulge in gourmet goodies found at local farmers markets, on the Sunshine Coast.
  • Tantalise your tastebuds at award-winning and hatted fine dining restaurants in Brisbane 
  • Keep an eye out for road-side stalls around Bundaberg, offering freshly picked goodies straight from the farm if you’re driving in the countryside.
  • Sample bush tucker and traditional indigenous foods in Tropical North Queensland.
  • Go casual with fish and chips on the beach at the Fraser Coast and in The Whitsundays or chew with a view on the Gold Coast.
  • Take a class and learn the secrets of a perfect curry, try out cheese making, or master the tricks of a chocolate soufflé at a cooking class.
  • Pile your plate high with prawns, oysters, mud crab, scallops or Moreton Bay Bugs to enjoy the abundance quality, local Queensland seafood all year round.

Everything’s Vine

  • Please your palette with a sharp, crisp chardonnay or warm oaky red, from a winery nestled in the rolling hills of Southern Queensland Country.
  • Discovery diversity in the Sunshine Coast hinterland and Brisbane countryside.
  • Add flavour to your holiday by following the Strangebird Wine Trail in the Granite Belt.
  • Sample the fruit wines of Tropical North Queensland and note their delicate notes of passionfruit, pineapple, and mango.

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Hops and Brew Craft Brewery Tours

West End, Brisbane Area
At Hops and Brew they believe Brisbane is brewing some of the best craft beers around. They want to share their passion for craft beers with you. It does not matter whether you are a beer connoisseur or a just learning the ropes.

Hop On Brewery Tours

Multiple Locations
  • Deals
Offering full- and half-day tours around Brisbane, the Gold Coast, Mt Tamborine and Ipswich, Hop On Brewery Tours gets you up close and personal with all things beer. Each of their tours offers the chance to meet and interact with the brewers, experience a brewery tour, sample a wide selection of local craft beers, explore new places and discover a new favourite brew.

Hops and Brew Craft Brewery Tours

West End, Brisbane Area
At Hops and Brew they believe Brisbane is brewing some of the best craft beers around. They want to share their passion for craft beers with you. It does not matter whether you are a beer connoisseur or a just learning the ropes.
From AU$225.00 - 225.00
10 February 2017
Celebrate all the colour and excitement of the inaugural Brisbane Global Tens at the official opening gala dinner! Providing an awesome night of entertainment; there will be insights from a host of Australian and International Rugby Legends and Superstars and a fantastic live band.

Seniors Luncheon

Multiple Locations
Free Entry
24 August 2017
The Seniors Luncheon is a free event as part of National Seniors Week. This celebratory luncheon is designed to honour the lives, achievements and valuable contributions made to the community by their older residents.

Banca Ridge Cellar Door and Vineyard

Stanthorpe, Southern Downs Area
The Banca Ridge Winery and Cellar Door is part of Queensland's first Wine Tourism Training College. Located at the Queensland College of Wine Tourism, in the centre of Queensland's Granite Belt Wine Region, the Cellar Door is open to the public from 9am to 4pm, seven days a week.

Golden Grove Estate

Ballandean, Southern Downs Area
Golden Grove Estate is a family owned and operated vineyard and winery. The grapes are 100 per cent Estate grown and produced and they specialise in alternative varieties, which are marketed under the Strangebird promotion.

Wild Lime Cooking School

Darlington, Scenic Rim Area
Wild Lime Cooking School uses wild bush food in fusion with Asian and Mediterranean cuisine. A two hour hands on class is followed by lunch with local wines. The venue is the gleaming stainless steel kitchen of Wild Lime Cottage situated one and a half hours from both Brisbane and the Gold Coast at the wilderness end of Lamington National Park.
Wine lovers in the Ipswich area should put Ironbark Ridge Vineyard on their 'must do' list. Situated in rural Purga, just 15 minutes' drive from Ipswich and 45 minutes from Brisbane, Ironbark Ridge Vineyard is an attractive property perched on top a ridge with sweeping 360-degree views out to Pine Mountain, the RAAF Airbase, and Mt.

Savour the Flavour at the Gardens

Gladstone, Gladstone Area
Whether you are seeking a lunchtime retreat from the office during a busy working week or simply getting out of the house for a weekend breakfast, there are very few places that offer the relaxing atmosphere of The Savour the Flavour Cafe at Gladstone Botanic Gardens.
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