Help the Dolphins make history! Sign the pledge



Drinking HoleDrinking Hole

Not sure who to give your vote to? Perhaps you should consider:

Does this venue serve up delicious food and/or drinks consistently?

Does this venue have the best staff in the biz?

Does this venue ooze ambience and a fantastic atmosphere?

Does this venue have the “X-Factor” ? If they’ve got it, you’ll know!

Suttons Beach Pavilion

Why vote for us?

This original 1937 art deco bathing pavilion is unique, as the only venue of its kind with direct access to the beach in the Brisbane area.

Situated right on the beachfront at Suttons Beach @Redcliffe - join us for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner or Takeaway with stunning uninterrupted sweeping views across Moreton Bay.

Offering the finest local, fresh, seasonal produce for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Takeaway. Modern menus focus on local seafood, meats and vegetables, accompanied with a selection of Australian & International wines, beers and ciders, all served by our team of enthusiastic and passionate professionals.

With an onsite Bar, Restaurant, Cafe, Ice Creamery, Fish & Chippery and Wedding & Function centre, there really is something for everyone and every occasion down at the Pavilion.

Beardy's Bar and Kitchen

Why vote for us?

Offering up awesome burgers, wings, loaded fat chips, and more... Beardys has gained a following of awesome customers who love the fresh and unique Beardys flavours, with all sauces, slices and cheesecakes house made and burgers hand pressed on site. Beardys is also proud to offer the best craft beer selections in the area- stocking amazing local brews as well as some of Australia's most exciting independent breweries. Offering all this in a super relaxed environment, Beardys is a perfect place to bring the family or your pooches.

Sandstone Point Hotel

Why vote for us?

Sandstone Point Hotel sits on Moreton Bay's most iconic waterway, Pumicestone Passage, with a menu largely influenced by the fresh seafood available locally. The venue offers an idyllic backdrop for enjoying the tastes of the sea with the sounds of waves and seagulls as well as expansive views of Bribie Island. Sandstone Point Hotel not only serves seafood from its restaurant but has a waterfront fish and chippery, the Oyster Shed. Down by the water is the seafood hub, rich in history, the Oyster Shed was once an oyster farm owned by successful farmer James Clark in the 1900’s. Now restored, the fish & chippery and adjoined jetty are back in operation, paying homage to the legendary standards in producing fresh, local seafood – just as James Clark intended.

Showcase Beers

Why vote for us?

We have one of the most beautiful view of Moreton Bay at the waterfront while enjoying our amazing selection of craft beers, Belgian Beers and Wines. We have Kids board games, colouring-in books and an 80's Video game table. Don't forgot our outside area is dog friendly. PLUS we have great live music every Sunday afternoon.

What more do you need......... "Nothing" we hear you say.

Ocean View

Why vote for us?

Ocean View Estates is so close to Brisbane (only 45km from CBD), yet it feels like you are miles away. There is something for everyone from casual pet-friendly picnics to fine dining and just about everything in between. All our wines are Estate Grown and handcrafted and our food is showcasing some of the best produce that our region has to offer – much of which is also grown on the Estate in our kitchen gardens!

Bramble Bay Bowls Club

Why vote for us?

The Bramble Bay Bowls Club is much more than just your average Bowlo. We boast Barefoot Bowls, Gateball and Pool Tables. Our Live Music Venue ‘Our House’ is the place to be on Friday, Saturday Nights, and Sunday afternoons. With the best of the best musicians waiting to entertain. Tuesday night Comedy with the Giggle Trivia Show. Dancing, Music and plenty of laughs with our trivia. BayWok Chinese restaurant serving up Authentic Chinese cuisine with plenty of Australian favourites on our extensive menu. The Bramble Bay Bowls Club overlooks the stunning Bramble Bay with amazing sunsets every night. Our staff will become your friend. With a laid back welcoming atmosphere awaiting you.

Samford Hotel

Why vote for us?

Our location Samford Valley is suburban county, we have horses pull up for a drink or two, it's a great place to get out of town for an ice cold brew, our signature Samford Rump or even one of our mouth-watering vegan specials. Here at Samford Hotel we are known for our family friendly kids play area, diverse bistro menu and selection of kids and adult ice-cream treats. Be sure to pop in on the weekend for live entertainment in the garden from 1pm.

Savige's Seafood

Why vote for us?

With over 40 years in the local Commercial Fishing Industry, 30 years in Specialty Seafood Retail; Savige’s Seafood continues to provide quality fish and chips, a fresh seafood market, and gourmet seafood options and fully licensed. Family owned and operated, complete with their own trawl and net fishing operations, you can’t get any fresher!

It’s not just fish and chips… It’s a Seafood Experience!

North Lakes Sports Club

Why vote for us?

As one of Queensland's newest community Clubs, we are proud to offer the North Lakes and surrounding community with a venue that has an array of dining and beverage outlets including the Banyan Restaurant & Deck, Crave Cafe & Bar and Sports Bar. Our restaurant is named 'Banyan' after the local Moreton Bay fig, which has featured proudly on some of our dishes. We have an incredible brunch menu in the Crave Cafe, lots of drinking holes with some cracking Cocktails, and plenty to sort out the hangover the next day! We have some brilliant baristas, and often rotate some unique coffee blends from various regions across the World. Our Explorers Kids Club is one of the many reasons we are family friendly, providing an indoor and outdoor play space for children. Lastly, customer service is our speciality! We have an incredible team of over 100 staff, and back this up with an industry-leading loyalty program! As part of the CSC Group, we provided $1.98million to our local community last year, providing a variety of organisations with donations and in-kind support.

Bathers bar

Why vote for us?

We are a cool funky bar in Redcliffe, live music on the weekends and cocktails coming out of our ears! all with uninterrupted views of the beautiful bay we live in.

Caboolture Sports Club

Why vote for us?

The Caboolture Sports Club is coming up to celebrating it's 23rd birthday this December. At the heart of the Moreton Bay community, we offer a wide array of dining and beverage outlets including the Mill Restaurant, Laneway Cafe, Tempo Lounge & Bar, Yard Bar, and the Terrace. Caboolture Sports Club has won QLD Club of the Year for 2019 and 2020, as well as an array of other awards - including our community involvement. On that, in 2019 we provided $1.98million in donations and in-kind support to sporting clubs and the community. We provide an enviable brunch and sweet treat menu through our Laneway Cafe, and some pretty great hangover food in Laneway, the Mill, and Tempo! We offer a great drinking hole in the Tempo, Yard, and Terrace Bars, plus have some awesome baristas for that caffeine fix. One of our big things is being family-friendly, with our awesome Explorer Kids Club providing the best grown-up free entertainment! Last but not least, customer service is our thing, backed up with our unique Diamond Rewards Program for members! Support your local community club, and the 2020 Club of the Year, with your votes!

Thirsty Chiefs Brewing Company

Why vote for us?

Thirsty Chiefs over a great range of chemical and preservative free beer from local and imported premium beers, ranging from your light coloured refreshing traditional summer beers through to the finest quality dark ales and stouts. The bar has a great vibe with weekly food trucks and weekly live musical acts.

Eatons Hill Hotel

Why vote for us?

The bustling Eatons Hill Hotel Bistro has truly become a local favourite in recent years offering dishes for all occasions while catering to a variety of budgets. Featuring over 40 meal options across 5 menus (Main, Vegan and Vegetarian, Grazing, Burger and Dessert) the impressive array of value and variety is handpicked by the resident head chef while daily specials and continual menu innovation impress new and returning guests. The bistro has a brand new, state of the art indoor kid's playground, the largest in Brisbane. It has been designed with child safety and parental peace of mind at heart. Paired with a delicious kids menu and newly introduced ice-creams, Eatons Hill Hotel Bistro keeps kids smiling and families coming back.

The Belvedere Hotel

Why vote for us?

The Belvedere is an iconic outdoor bar and restaurant that boasts many sun drenched decks to dine and drink on whilst watching the spectacular sunset over the water. Not only do we provide great food and refreshing beverages, but amazing customer service from the minute you walk through the door. We cater for all types of groups, we've got cocktail balloons and beer towers for those coming in for afternoon beverages with friends, a huge kids playground and toddler room for families coming in to dine with the kids and gorgeous decks and terraces to host any kind of celebration. The Belvedere really is the place to be on day day, at any time for any occasion.

Brendale Brewing Co

Why vote for us?

We are the best place in the region to enjoy a cold, delicious beer brewed fresh on site! Combining award winning beers with an ever rotating selection of amazing Food Trucks plus a relaxed, family friendly atmosphere where everyone is welcome, you will always have a great time at Brendale Brewing Co.!

Jumping Goats Bar

Why vote for us?

Hidden gem in Margate, we're the cosiest neighbourhood bar with the best vibe. Come for our award-winning Espresso Martini, great range of local craft beers, spirits, wines, cheese, and stay for our live music, comfy couches and relaxed atmosphere! We've been all about local since we opened and our ever-changing menu reflects that. Add in regular live music from original artists with a wide variety of tastes from funk to rock to ballads to stomp, BYO food from your favourite local takeaway, and most importantly friendly welcoming service from father-daughter team Nigel & Peta, and you have the recipe for the most fun chilled space in the region!

Moreton Bay Boat Club

Why vote for us?

Situated on the most northern tip of the Redcliffe Peninsula, the Moreton Bay Boat Club has spectacular views of the Glass House Mountains and overlooks our 118 berth marina. Our Club is not just for boating enthusiasts - we are a community club - we have something for everyone including our restaurant, cafe, gaming, sporting, entertainment, functions and more.

Your free local community newspaper, home delivered fortnightly.

Read Latest Edition