The Bavarian arrives in Shellharbour with 500 free hotdog bonanza

Monday, 26 November 2018: Shoppers, diners and entertainment seekers will be on a hot dog high when The Bavarian debuts at Stockland’s Shellharbour Shopping Centre with 500 free hotdogs from 11am on
Friday, 30 November.

Located in The Avenue dining precinct on the ground floor and western side of the shopping centre, The Bavarian boasts 575 seats, including 200 in an outdoor beer garden that features a mix of timber-slatted pergola booths and communal tables.

Customers will experience family-friendly dining and affordable daily deals, as well as a taste of Bavarian hospitality, from cultural hints in the interior décor, to quintessential dishes and a large range of imported beers.

The menu spans classic Bavarian dishes, such as crisp pork knuckle, crackling pork belly, classic German and gourmet sausages, shared platters, and a range of traditional and loaded schnitzels. Lighter bites include chicken wings, pork bao buns and spicy squid. Vegetarian and seafood items, and build-your-own salads from a checklist of fabulous, fresh ingredients offer something for everyone.

Shopping and entertainment excursions will be bolstered by a range of daily food and drink deals. A $15 lunch special combines a schnitzel and beer from Monday to Friday between 11am and 4pm. Dinner specials start at 5pm with half roast chicken, chips and slaw ($10) every Monday, two-for-one schnitzels on Tuesdays and refillable, All-You-Can-Meat platters ($35 per person) every Wednesday. Families can take advantage of children under the age of 12 eating for free from the kids’ menu until the end of February.

The menu is complemented by 17 beers on tap, including imported Bavarian favourites Lowenbrau, Franziskaner, Stiegl and Hofbrau. Traditional Bavarian biers are accompanied by an extensive menu of local craft beers, including an in-house range by Urban Craft Brewing Co.

The Bavarian Shellharbour is Rockpool Dining Group’s 25th Bavarian restaurant in Australia and 13th in New South Wales, alongside The Bavarians at Bondi Beach, Chatswood, Castle Hill, Entertainment Quarter, Rouse Hill, Penrith, Manly, Miranda, Wetherill Park and World Square, The Bavarian Beerhaus in Sydney’s CBD and Munich Brauhaus in The Rocks.

Rockpool Dining Group CEO Thomas Pash said The Bavarian Shellharbour is a fantastic addition to the Bavarian family and catered to the local community’s desire for affordable, family-friendly dining experiences.

“Our Bavarian restaurants have a large and loyal following in NSW and we’re thrilled to be bringing our first daily deal packed destination to the region’s largest shopping centre,” Mr Pash said.

“We have created 45 full-time and casual positions and supported the local economy by engaging around 50 professionals and tradespeople on the project and we look forward to getting to know the local community.”

The Bavarian Shellharbour is a contemporary, casual restaurant with design features that reflect its Bavarian heritage, including stone walls, alpine finishes and large, communal timber tables with bench seating.

Signature brand features include a custom-designed vintage beer barrel wall, a large, hand-painted brewing graphic and an eye-catching stein chandelier featuring over 500, 1-litre glass steins over the bar.

A central feature is a huge rectangular bar surrounded by large shared tables that extend into the outdoor area. Green vines and festoon lighting hang above the outdoor seating, creating a picturesque place to eat. Planter boxes are scattered throughout the restaurant and the al fresco area.

Several large-screen TVs throughout the venue offer an exciting schedule of live sports games.

The Bavarian Shellharbour: Stockland Shellharbour Shopping Centre, 211 Lake Entrance Road, Shellharbour |
Opening hours: Monday – Sunday, 11am-late.
Media inquiries: Rockpool Dining Group PR Officer Georgie Meredith | 0477 508 066 | [email protected].



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