Did you score tickets to State of Origin game two at The Cauldron (AKA. Suncorp Stadium)? Whether you’re heading to the game or not, we have rounded up the best spots to dine pre-game and watch the game.
Plus, getting from dinner to the game couldn’t be easier! You’ll only be a short walk from the South Bank city cat terminal and train station.
1. Tippler’s Tap
Settle in for an atmosphere to rival being right there at the game, with plenty of screens to view all the action! You’ll be spoilt for choice with a whole host of classic game day meals. Think burgers, wings, loaded hot dogs, and much more! Plus, you can avoid those pesky bar lines by taking advantage of the self-serve beer tap, with the use of the Tippler’s pre-loaded money card to accompany your meal. That’s not all though, they will also have extended trading hours for both game two and three.
2. South Bank Beer Garden
Cheer on your team for game two on the spacious deck, with multiple screens. Whether you’re staying for the action or rolling in before you head to the stadium, your pre-game meal is sorted, with their State of Origin meal deal. Enjoy the Queensland Burger, with a schooner of XXXX Gold or Bitter for just $25, talk about great value!
3. Barbossa Bar
Sit back and relax in the alfresco dining area pre-game, or stay to enjoy the electric atmosphere while watching the game live! Serving up the ultimate game day feast, think chicken schnitzel with a tropical twist, thanks to the pineapple slaw. Pair your meal with their vast selection of house-made barrel-aged rums for the ultimate game day feed.
4. The Charming Squire
Get amongst the Origin action with the brewing savants at The Charming Squire! It’s the perfect setting to watch the game live on the big screen, or to dine before heading into the thick of Origin at the stadium! You can’t go past their great pub-style meals, like the crispy chicken wings or drool-worthy burgers.