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Rockpool Dining Group is making its debut on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast with The Bavarian opening in the region’s largest shopping, dining and entertainment destination, Sunshine Plaza, in November 2018. Located in the new picturesque waterfront dining precinct known as The Riverwalk (opposite BBC...

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Rockpool Dining Group is making its debut on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast with The Bavarian opening in the region’s largest shopping, dining and entertainment destination, Sunshine Plaza, in November 2018. Located in the new picturesque waterfront dining precinct known as The Riverwalk (opposite BBC Cinema), The Bavarian Sunshine Plaza accommodates 400 guests – 100 inside, with 300 seats spilling onto an al fresco, timber-decked dining area adjacent to the boardwalk overlooking the natural waterway that the plaza is built around. The restaurant features the same fresh, modern look and feel as The Bavarian family, with bright motifs and artwork complemented by rustic elements that reflect its Bavarian heritage, including stone walls, alpine timber finishes and large, communal wood tables and bench seating.

Features & Facilities

Facilities

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Near Public Transport .glyphicons-train
Easy Parking .glyphicons-cars

Event Guidelines

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Catering Options

Bar Tab
Gluten Free
Vegetarian / Vegan
Liquor Licence
Restaurant On Site

Frequently Asked Questions

The Bavarian Sunshine Plaza is open 7 days a week 11am - late.

Kindly note our kitchen is open all day and does not close between Lunch and Dinner service.
To enquire about holding an event with us at The Bavarian Sunshine Plaza, please follow the link below to fill out an enquiry form.
https://www.rockpoolevents.com/contact-us
An Events Manager will contact you to provide further information and to discuss requirements for your upcoming event.
The diverse menu offers something for everyone, including traditional Bavarian favourites, such as The Bavarian's legendary crispy pork knuckle, crackling pork belly, a range of classic German and gourmet sausages, shared platters, and an assortment of schnitzels, including The Schnitzelmeister that weighs in at a whopping 1kg.
Yes, The Bavarian Sunshine Plaza is the perfect venue for exclusive hire. This brand new venue accommodates 400 guests - 100 inside, with 300 seats spilling onto an al fresco, timber-decked dining area adjacent to the boardwalk overlooking the natural waterway that the plaza is built around.
The Bavarian Sunshine Plaza has one private dining space seating up to 60 guests. Alternatively we can accommodate large parties across our Main Dining Floor and Alfresco Dining area.
Yes, our menu can accommodate a wide range of dietary requirements such as vegetarian, vegan and gluten free. Please specify dietary requirements when enquiring.
We are a fully licensed restaurant, therefore we do not allow BYO.
Yes, for all events at The Bavarian Sunshine Plaza a set menu is required. We offer 3 different set menus including a shared platter concept menu. Alternatively we offer both a platter and canape menu perfect for cocktail style events.
A set menu is implemented to ensure the highest quality of food and service for larger parties.
Yes, we offer both beverages on consumption and beverage packages. If you opt for beverages consumption, our recommendation is to pre-select:
1 x Sparkling/Champagne
2 x White Wine
2 x Red Wine
3 x Beers
Yes, The Bavarian Sunshine Plaza offers a brand new water-front location which can host both a casual wedding ceremony and/or reception.
Yes, you may. Additonally, the Rockpool Dining Group Events Team can provide you with contacts to assist you with visually styling your event. Kindly note all decorations excluding floral arrangements are restricted to exclusive events only.

Please note we do not allow glitter, confetti or any decorations of offence.
Yes, The Bavarian Sunshine Plaza is a child-friendly, family venue. We offer a kinder menu and can also provide highchairs for your little ones. Kindly note all children must be accompanied by their legal parent or guardian at all times.
Yes The Bavarian Sunshine Plaza offers wheelchair access with disabled facilities along The Riverwalk.
You are able to bring in your own cake. Please note, should you wish to provide your own cake, a cakeage fee will apply.
The Bavarian Sunshine Plaza is a fun and casual, as is our dress code. We kindly ask for no offensive slogans or logos.
We are able to hold private dining spaces and group bookings for a maximum of 24 hours as it is a live booking system. For larger events please speak to one of our Event Managers - this is dependent on other incoming enquiries and the timeframe of the event.
The venue has 11 TV's onsite. For any additional AV requirements we have teamed up with a professional third party supplier who are able to deliver every AV need for your event. Please note, AV may only be used in private spaces or when the venue has been hired exclusively.
A room hire fee is subject to the venue and is event specific. A room hire fee and/or minimum spends will be provided upon quoting.
A minimum spend is the amount that must be met on food and beverage purchases. It includes staffing costs. If, at the conclusion of your Event the minimum spend has not been met, the final bill will be rounded up to reach this amount accordingly. The deficit is payable on the day of and immediately after the conclusion of the Event, by cash or credit card. Additional costs such as Service Charge, theming, security, AV etc is not included in the minimum spend.
A Service Charge is applicable on all groups of 10 guests or more.
Yes, Sunshine Plaza shopping centre offers parking onsite. The best parking for The Bavarian is the Coles Multilevel - entry from Plaza Parade. 3 hours free parking on all levels, with charges applying thereafter.
The Bavarian Sunshine Plaza is easily accessible by bus with the bus terminal and interchange located on Horton Parade, just outside the centre entrance and Rebel car park.
Yes, a 15% public holiday surcharge applies across all Rockpool Dining Group venues.
Yes, The Bavarian Sunshine Plaza accepts all credit cards: AMEX, Visa, Mastercard and Diners.
As per Qantas' Terms & Conditions, clients who are Qantas Frequent Flyer members are not eligible to earn, or redeem points for function, event, large groups and private dining room bookings.

Event Rooms

Inside Bar/ Barrels

Min 10 people, Max 30 people

Outside Barrels

Min 10 people, Max 50 people

Alfresco Dining

Min 10 people, Max 50 people

Private Dining Room

Min 15 people, Max 60 people

Main Dining Room

Min 20 people, Max 300 people

Exclusive Use

Min 200 people, Max 400 people

Event Room Layouts

Theatre
Classroom
U-Shape
Cabaret
Boardroom
Banquet
Cocktail
Hollow Square
Inside Bar/ Barrels
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12
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30
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Outside Barrels
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20
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50
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Alfresco Dining
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50
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Private Dining Room
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60
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Main Dining Room
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300
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Exclusive Use
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400
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Theatre
Classroom
U-Shape
Cabaret
Boardroom
Banquet
Cocktail
Hollow Square
Inside Bar/ Barrels
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12
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30
-
Outside Barrels
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-
-
-
20
-
50
-
Alfresco Dining
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50
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Private Dining Room
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60
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Main Dining Room
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300
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Exclusive Use
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400
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