The Bavarian brings huge beer garden, food and fun to Westfield Chermside
Monday, 26 June 2017
Bavarian Bier Café’s beer-centric sibling The Bavarian is expanding to Brisbane and will open the doors of its biggest venue yet in the stylish new dining precinct at Westfield Chermside on Wednesday, 28 June.
The expansive, 400-seat venue commandeers a vast corner of the precinct and sports a cool, contemporary, indoor-outdoor feel with seating that spills into a beer garden setting in the tropical- styled al fresco dining quarter.
The vast, lively venue features a spacious bar, several large-screen TVs, and promises an exciting schedule of evening entertainment, including DJs.
The Bavarian Chermside is the first outside of NSW and is the fast-service counterpart of the popular Bavarian Bier Cafés located at Eagle Street Pier, Broadbeach and six NSW locations.
To celebrate its Brisbane debut, 500 hotdogs will be given away from 11am on launch day. However, diners who can’t make the launch won’t miss out, with an affordable, family-friendly menu available seven days a week.
The menu features signature Bavarian dishes, including crispy pork knuckle, crackling pork belly, house-made sausages and an entire section devoted to schnitzels, including The Schnitzelmeister that weighs in at 1kg. Customers who beat The Schnitzelmeister Challenge by devouring it within an hour will receive the $100 giant veal schnitzel for free.
Other menu items include The Bavarian’s legendary hotdogs, burgers and spicy chicken wings with three levels of intensity – BBQ, buffalo and diablo. Add to the list coffee spice-rubbed BBQ ribs, tasting platters of Bavarian classics, and build your own salads, and there is something for all tastes.
Customers can sweeten up a shopping trip with classic New York cheesecake, apple strudel, and a selection of house made sorbets and gelatos.
Every savoury dish on the menu is expertly matched to different beers, of which there is an impressive 17 on tap, including imported favourites from Lowenbrau, Stiegl, Paulaner and Franziskaner breweries and 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, as well as 2-litre beer tubes that can complement a group meal and be filled with a brew of choice.
Guests can enjoy The Bavarian’s $5 Happy Hour, with $5 craft beers, spirits, house wines, cocktails and $1 chicken wings, prior to dining. On Sundays, kids under 12 eat free.
Rockpool Dining Group Chief Executive Officer 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: it’s our largest, liveliest venue and promises to be a huge drawcard in this stunning new dining precinct,” Mr Pash said.
“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 Bavarian Chermside has created 70 casual and full-time positions. It takes Rockpool Dining Group’s Queensland restaurant portfolio to seven in number, including Saké Restaurant & Bar and Fratelli Famous at Eagle Street Pier, and Burger Projects at Southpoint and Edward Street.