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Regatta Boatshed named Queensland’s Best Restaurant  

  Regatta Hotel’s Boatshed restaurant has been crowned “Queensland’s Best Restaurant” by the Queensland Hotels Association at the annual awards night for the industry’s peak body on Wednesday. The restaurant was assessed according to key criteria such as presentation, ambience, service, popularity, value for money, and of course, the menu, featuring its signature wet and dry aged steaks. Over the last year, the Regatta Boatshed has played host to a number of large events, including the Grand Ladies’ Luncheon for International Women’s Day, the RNA Paddock to Palate campaign, Origin Legends Lunch, and the Mandate ...

REGATTA HOTEL TANK BEER PROVIDING FRESHEST BEER IN AUSTRALIA

Brisbane’s iconic Regatta Hotel will be one of the first hotels in Queensland to adopt Australia’s biggest innovation in draught beer (since the 50 litre internal spear din keg!!) with the installation of its brewery fresh tank beer technology. Two refrigerated copper tanks to be installed above the hotel’s main bar will make it one of the state’s first to receive fresh and unpasteurised Carlton Draught beer direct by tanker from cub's Abbotsford brewery in Melbourne. The beer is pumped direct from the brewery’s bright beer tank into special chilled delivery tankers for delivery to the Regatta and poured for the enjoyment of beer ...

Regatta Fair

Brisbane icon the Regatta Hotel hosted ‘RegattaFair’, a free beer, food and wine fair from Friday July 17 to Sunday July 19. The loading zone behind the Regatta was transformed into ‘The Lane’ which hosted premium brewers, wine makers and Regatta food stalls. The fair kicked off Friday evening with a great crowd of guests braving the cold. Saturday really was our day! The sun shone over the fair and drew the masses to bask in the summeresque weather. Premium brewers included: Stone & Wood, Matilda Bay, Yenda, James Squire, Asahi, Cricketer’s Arm and local favourite, Newstead Brewery. The fair included the Queensland launch of Matilda ...

ANZAC Day at the Regatta Hotel

The Regatta Hotel was privileged to have been a part of the planning for the Toowong Dawn Service at Memorial Hill this year, alongside Wests Rugby Club, Councillor Peter Matic and the Toowong sub-branch RSL. The service took place at 4:30am on the newly updated memorial hill where Regatta's General Manager, Rob, was invited to lay a wreath.           The wreath lain by Regatta general manager and marketing coordinator at the Toowong Dawn Service Following the beautiful service, guests were warmed up with coffee from the Regatta’s Grinders coffee cart and invited back to the Regatta for post-dawn service breakfast as the sun rose over the ...

Merle’s 50th anniversary and the month of women at the Regatta Hotel

In March this year, the Regatta celebrated the 50th anniversary of Merle Thornton’s famous protest at the Regatta Hotel and International Women’s Day with a Grand Ladies Luncheon on March 27th.   The Grand Ladies Luncheon was opened by Merle herself who spoke about her protest against the oppression of women which included a ban on drinking in public at the Regatta Hotel on March 31st, 1965. Merle received a standing ovation from the eager audience of women, and men, of all ages. Guests were treated to four courses of delicious food – for the mains, prosciutto wrapped chicken breast and pan seared snapper - expertly prepared by the Boatshed ...

New Menus throughout the Regatta Hotel

Regatta Boatshed recently released its boldest menu yet with a variety of mouth-watering share plates in place of the traditional entrée dishes. With dishes like the Bourbon Braised Sticky Brisket and Chargrilled Souvlaki Lamb it’s no wonder the new menu has been so popular. “Share plates are really trendy at the moment, for obvious reasons. You can try a variety of dishes and aren’t limited to whatever entrée you decide on,” said Executive Chef, Dan Fleming. “From the share plates to the dessert, there is an amazing range of flavour in this menu. We want our guests to go on a taste ‘journey’, and I think we’ve definitely achieved ...

Regatta Hotel “Scrubs Up”

Regatta guests may have noticed a lot of very blue, medical-looking staff working behind the bar and in the Street Café. To raise awareness for the PA Foundation’s men’s health research initiative ‘Mandate,’ Regatta staff dressed up in surgeons’ scrubs for their Friday night shifts, generating a fair bit of customer amusement. Importantly though, they raised much needed funds for the initiative, which funds research into men’s health issues such as cancer and heart disease. Thanks to the enthusiasm of the Regatta Hotel team and the generosity of our customers, we were able to raise over $4000 for the cause.

Regatta Hotel’s Annual Big Beef Off 2014

Regatta Hotel will celebrate its second annual Big Beef Off in the Boatshed restaurant on August 4, bringing together five of Queensland’s best beef producers (JBS, AACo, Stanbroke, Nolan and John Dee) for the tastiest competition of the year. Each producer has put forward their finest OP rib cuts, which are currently dry ageing on display in the Regatta’s Boatshed. Guests will be invited to blind-taste samples from each producer before voting for their favourite. The winning producer will be named ‘Best Beef’ for 2014 and $20 from each ticket sold will go to the winning producer’s beneficiary. The meat is dry ageing and the entertai...

PA Research Foundation Initiative Breakfast at the Regatta Hotel

Celebrity chef George Colambaris, Channel 10's Josh Holt and former Queensland Red's players were among the guests who attended the PA Research Foundation's Men's Health breakfast at the Boatshed restaurant last Thursday. George spoke about the importance of healthy eating and shared his experiences since his audition to the international success of MasterChef. The Regatta Hotel will continue to fundraise for the PA Research Foundation with $2 from all Street Cafe rib fillets sold being donated. Collection tins will also be distributed on weekends for guests to donate money to the Mandate iniative.

New cosy winter decor at the Regatta Hotel

Whoever decided the winter months were for staying in obviously hasn’t had a cosy winter night at the Regatta Hotel! We are welcoming the cooler months with our beautiful new décor, cosy blankets, heaters and even some new winter cocktails coming soon!