Bavarian Bier Café’s spin-off venue, The Bavarian, is expanding to Brisbane and will open the doors of its biggest venue yet in the dining precinct at Westfield Chermside on Wednesday 28 June.
The 400-seat venue boasts an indoor‒outdoor feel with seating that spills into a beer garden setting in the alfresco dining quarter. It also includes a number of televisions and promises a varied schedule of evening entertainment.
The Bavarian Chermside is the first venue outside of New South Wales, and is the fast-service counterpart of the popular Bavarian Bier Cafés located at Eagle Street Pier and Broadbeach along with six New South Wales locations.
Rockpool Dining Group CEO Thomas Pash said he was thrilled to be expanding the group’s Queensland footprint and opening the largest Bavarian yet.
“At The Bavarian Chermside, we’re taking things up a notch,” said Pash. “It’s our largest, liveliest venue and promises to be a huge drawcard in this new dining precinct.
“Our Bavarian Bier Cafés are firm favourites with Queensland diners, and we expect their fast-service sibling, The Bavarian, to capture the hearts and appetites of the local community and visitors of Westfield Chermside.”
The menu features signature Bavarian dishes, including crispy pork knuckle, crackling pork belly, house-made sausages and a section devoted to schnitzels. Other menu items include hot dogs, burgers and spicy chicken wings with three levels of intensity. Coffee spice-rubbed BBQ ribs, tasting platters of Bavarian classics and build-your-own salads are also on offer.
Each savoury dish on the menu is matched to different beers, of which there is an impressive 17 on tap, including imported selections from Lowenbrau, Stiegl, Paulaner and Franziskaner breweries along with the full range of craft beers by Urban Craft Brewing Co. Bolstering the draught line-up is a broad range of bottled beers and lagers and 2-litre beer tubes.
The Bavarian Chermside has created 70 casual and full-time positions and takes Rockpool Dining Group’s Queensland restaurant portfolio to seven venues, including Saké Restaurant & Bar and Fratelli Famous at Eagle Street Pier, and the Burger Project at Southpoint and Edward Street.