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Fig Tree Restaurant at Waterloo Bay Hotel

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by Kevin Liepins (subscribe)
A lover of Brisbane, particularly the Moreton Bay region at Wynnum Manly and the beautiful Scenic Rim. A freelance writer always looking for the new and quirky in my own backyard.
Published June 14th 2017
Dining Feast in Wynnum
A feeling of space greets you on entering the Fig Tree Restaurant at Waterloo Bay Hotel.

Waterloo Bay Hotel
Waterloo Bay Hotel


The openness is apparent in the contemporary dining room.

Fig Tree Restaurant
Fig Tree Restaurant


Stained glass Australiana dioramas adorn the windows around the restaurant....

Waterloo Bay Hotel
Waterloo Bay Hotel


With views looking out onto a green and pleasant outdoor garden setting.

Outdoors
Outdoors


The menu is extensive to suit those who like the traditional 'pub' steak or roast, fish 'n' chips or parmigiana for the teens, burgers for the big kids or a mix of scrumptious salads for those more health conscious. There are also starters or shares on offer with the oysters hard to go past.

Waterloo Bay Hotel
Menu choice - Image from Facebook


An impressive lunch menu on the day included a choice of homemade quiche; beer battered barramundi or a homemade beef ragu. A roast of the day is on offer from Friday to Sunday. The specials lunch menus are great value at $14.90 with a drink purchase.

Taking time mid-week for lunch at the Waterloo was a perfect way to interrupt the working week, as was my choice of the 200 gram rump steak. The steak was juicy and full of succulent flavours, presented with an array of crisp, fresh vegetable and mashed potatoes and a choice of sauces.

Waterloo Bay Hotel;
Delicious Steak


My lunch companion chose the Pollo Mexicano salad and was presented with a colourful plate of spiced chicken breast, black beans, grilled corn, avocado, onion and coriander topped off with a green tomato dressing and accompanied by crispy fried corn tortillas. "Fresh corn not tinned' was her approving comment of the ample serving.

Waterloo Bay Hotel
Pollo Mexicano salad


The Waterloo Bay Hotel having undergone a recent transformation with a focus on good value, fresh food and customer service, has been recognised as the 'Best Pub in Brisbane' by Triple M Brisbane radio listeners. Diners can choose to dine inside in the Fig Tree Restaurant or outdoors in the 'Beer Garden' which is perfect for the Queensland lifestyle to sit and enjoy a meal, a drink and to socialise with friends and family. There's live music each Sunday from 1pm.

Wynnum jetty
Wynnum jetty and foreshore


The pub and restaurant is at 75 Berrima Street, just a short walk up from the Wynnum waterfront, itself a popular spot at weekends. A perfect opportunity to take a stroll and enjoy a meal and refreshments whilst on the Bay.
Waterloo Bay Hotel
Image from website


The Fig Tree Restaurant is open seven days a week for lunch and dinner. For details of opening hours and the menu go to the Waterloo Bay website, where you can also book online.
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Why? Dining at Fig Tree Restaurant - Waterloo Bay Hotel
When: Open 7 days
Phone: (07) 3893 2344
Where: 75 Berrima Street, Wynnum
Cost: Various menu prices
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