Eat, Drink & Be Merry at the Wynnum Seafood Festival

6 Date: Saturday, 22nd October 2016

Time: 11am to 6pm

Location: Edith St, Wynnum


Featuring all the best fish and fresh seafood that the Moreton Bay region has to offer, the Wynnum Seafood Festival is definitely one to add to your calendar. The full-day event is jam packed with free events, music and entertainment. There’s no better way to soak up the sun on a beautiful Spring day.


Local fishermen, fishmongers and seafood providores will be showcasing their bountiful catch with a range of fresh fish and seafood dishes that will surprise and delight seafood lovers and pescatarians alike.

  • Wynnum Manly Fish Market will be serving the festival’s signature fresh seafood platters with prawns, crabs, bugs and oysters as well as barbecued Moreton Bay bugs, grilled prawn skewers, seafood baskets and bags of fresh king and tiger prawns.
  • Incredible Seafood will be cooking fresh green prawns three different ways including traditional fish and chip shop battered prawn cutlets, gourmet garlic prawns and Italian-style prawn arancini balls.
  • I Heart Calamari will be plating up their delicious hand cut crumbed and marinated calamari.
  • Mussel Brothers will serve freshly cooked mussels with crusty bread and a choice of four different flavoured sauces.
  • Muddy Squire Bar will serve up ice cold beers from James Squire, White Rabbit and Stone & Wood together with a range of carefully selected wines to compliment their hearty gastro pub fare featuring their chef’s special fish pie, gourmet seafood pizzas and crispy hot chips.
  • The official after-party kicking off from 6pm will be hosted by the Waterloo Bay Hotel

Find more information on the event here 

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Sandstone Point Hotel | Bribie Island

Location: Bribie Island

Meal: Lunch/Dinner

Cost: $9 – $40

Overall Experience: 10/10

Service: 10/10

Food: 10/10

The Sandstone Point is unlike any tavern I have ever seen, it is a destination that has put Bribie Island on the foodie map. The interior boasts character, combining a country, relaxed atmosphere with that of Bribie’s beach culture as well as a twist of modernism.

The venue has 2 main function rooms available as well as a grand outdoor area facing the water. They are in the process of building a chapel for wedding services and turning the old oyster shak into an amazing takeout.

The Food

The  chef was kind enough to introduce us to some of the best offerings on the menu. The menu boasts 6 varieties of which we were lucky enough to sample the natural and kilpatrick oysters. I must say these were absolutely divine, succulent and fresh. The kilpatrick oysters were full of flavour and left me wanting more. The price of these vary between $16 and $33 depending on serving size. IMG_20150906_140949IMG_20150906_141009

We also sampled the Mooloolaba prawns served on ice. They were absolutely delicious. Very messy but delicious. The prawns were served whole, so it was a bit of a team effort removing the shells. I would recommend this dish for a laid back family outing.


The seafood continued on for mains as we were served with a delicious seafood share platter ($35) featuring tempura fish, battered scallops, prawns, oysters, a citrus salad and chips. The citrus salad was beatiful and fresh and helped balance the buttery batter from the scallops. Overall and amazing dish and a great way to share food.


The Location

Located right on the water, with a large outdoor area that can accommodate 20 000 people, the Sandstone is a great place to spend the weekend with the family. There is live entertainment over the weekend, as well as jumping castles and a playing area for the kids.

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Unlike most traditional taverns, the hotel boasts quirky features in their interior with an ice cream bar as well as a spit roast offered on Sundays.

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