11 egg-cellent events every bunny will love this Easter

11 egg-cellent events every bunny will love this Easter

Happy Easter, foodies!

We’re not quite sure how its Easter next week, but we’re not complaining. 

 

So, gather your Easter eggs and get hopping to one (or, all?!) of these amazing events for an egg-stra special Easter season!

Find some Easter magic at Emporium Hotel | South Bank

Emporium Hotel is sprinkling a little Easter magic for all you gourmands and gourmets from now until April 19. Whether you’re craving a Hot Cross Bunny cocktail at the Piano Bar, a sensational seafood platter at the Terrace, a classy Easter themed high tea (think hot cross scones, prawn vol au vents and adorable bunny cookies), and fancy Easter eggs filled with truffles.

If that wasn’t enough, stay at Emporium South Bank Hotel over the long weekend and draw an egg from the Easter lucky dip for your chance to win a cocktail or breakfast voucher, a bottle of sparkling, valet parking or even $500 off your bill! 

The Easter Bunny has definitely stopped at Emporium! 

Easter Weekend at One Fish Two Fish | Kangaroo Point 

Because there’s no better time to tuck into seafood than Easter, One Fish Two Fish is pulling out all the stops with their six-course Great Friday feast. Dive into salmon sashimi served with soy, ginger, garlic and sesame, Mooloolaba banana prawns (they’ll even peel them for you), grilled Goldband snapper, oysters and provincial fish stew. But make sure to save room for a chocolatey Easter dessert and a heavenly hot cross bun cocktail! 

Check out the rest of the menu and make your booking here.

In addition to their Great Friday event, One Fish Two Fish will be open Easter Saturday and Easter Sunday, so make sure you pop and get your seafood fix. 

Easter High Tea at The Lab | Treasury, Brisbane CBD 

Indulge to your heart’s content with The Lab’s egg-stravagant Easter high tea! Treat yourself to dainty gourmet ribbon sandwiches, savoury canapés and assorted sweet treats such as earl grey and orange tartlets, and blueberry, yoghurt and cinnamon slice, all served with La Maison Du Thé French handcrafted tea or upgrade to the Chandon sparkling wine package to make your Easter that little more special. 

Better still, celebrate the season in style and dig out your finest Easter-inspired hat for your chance to win a $200 dining voucher! Now that’s a prize we can definitely get behind.

To make a booking, call 1800 506 889. 

Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets | The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise 

On Easter Sunday, swap the burrow for the beach and check out the Surfers Paradise beachfront markets. 

With over 100 stalls set to take part, you’ll discover artisan handmade goodies, live music and kids entertainment, Easter giveaways, an Easter egg scavenger hunt, soooooo many sweets, and a special guest appearance from the Easter Bunny herself!

Easter dining at Three Blue Ducks  | W Brisbane, CBD 

Three Blue Ducks are serving up some fresh new Easter specials and their egg-citing dishes are certainly worth making a quack about. 

Indulge in an entree of BBQ octopus, fermented capsicum, nduja, preserved lemon and herbs, munch on mains including roasted half lamb rack, caponata, bagna cauda, basil and lamb sauce, or share the love with a wood roasted whole John Dory for two served with red curry sauce, coriander, coconut sambal. 

Finally, satisfy that sweet tooth with a quince & hazelnut tart served with wattleseed, whiskey and honey ice cream. Yum!

Visit their website for bookings. 

Mad Hatter’s Tea party |  JW Marriott, Gold Coast 

Don’t be late for this very important date! The JW Marriott is hosting the tea party everyone has dreamt of attending – whether you’re young, or young at heart. Slide down the rabbit hole into a colourful world of wonderland treats such as Queen of Heart cookies and magic meringue mushrooms hand-crafted by the JW’s award-winning pastry team.

There will also be savoury snacks including smoked salmon tartine with sour cream and capers, chicken pesto and sundried tomato herb rolls, as well as tomato and bocconcini rolls on a beetroot bun, all washed down with a special “drink me” potion.

Book your tickets to wonderland here

Easter Sunday at Byblos | Portside Wharf, Hamilton 

Hop on over to Portside Wharf this Easter for an egg-cellent Easter Sunday at the waterfront mecca, Byblos. From 3 – 8pm get ready to be spoiled with an array of colourful cocktails and lavish Mediterranean food set to live RnB tunes. Book your Easter unwind here

Indulgent Seafood Experience at Garden Kitchen & Bar  | The Star, Gold Coast

Get the family together this Easter for Garden Kitchen & Bar’s indulgent seafood platter experience. Featuring locally sourced and sustainable seafood such as Coffin Bay Pacific oysters, Kinkawooka black mussels, deepwater flathead and crispy salmon skin served with signature fatboy chips, tartare sauce and aioli.

Don’t just dream about this, make it o-fish-all and book now

Good Friday Easter Buffet at the Regatta Hotel | Toowong 

Start the Easter long weekend at the iconic Regatta Hotel with a Good Friday seafood buffet. Kick back on the Verandah from 12pm and enjoy a hot and cold selection of seafood, salads, sides and sweets – featuring all the prawns, oysters, mussels and smoked trout you could possibly consume! 

Visit the Regatta’s
website to book your tickets. Do it now!

Easter Harvest Festival at Saccharomyces Beer Cafe | Fish Lane

Start your weekend early at Saccharomyces Good Thursday celebration with some of Brisbane’s best beers. Sip Bridge Road’s annual harvest favourites Hazy Harvest and Dark Harvest as well as the Eggster, a triple choccy dark ale, and some new releases.

To really get into the chocolate, sorry Easter… spirit, all dark beers will be served in chocolate eggs for an Easter egg hunt (with some Good As swag up for grabs!)

Hopping Good’ High Tea at W Brisbane | Brisbane CBD

Relax in the W Brisbane’s serene lounge bar and dig into a high tea that the Easter Bunny herself would hop to! Munch on tasty treats like lobster tart, warm confit duck pie and sweet sensations such as hot cross scones and mocha crème brûlée tarts. You can even sip on bottomless teas or bottomless Chandon garden spritz, or even make yourself a take home treat and paint your own chocolate Easter egg creation! 

Book your hopping good tea here

Words by Priya Shah
- The gourmand hopping for lots of Easter eggs this year!