The Garden Bar Bistro
Cocktail Bar • Seaviews • International
GF • DF • V • Vegan
|Wednesday||3pm – 9pm|
|Thursday||3pm – 9pm|
|Friday||3pm – 9pm|
|Saturday||12pm – 9pm|
|Sunday||12pm – 9pm|
Courtesy Bus Information
Operating Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 5pm – 9pm.
We provide door to door service throughout Airlie Beach, Cannonvale and Jubilee Pocket.
Call now for your free pick up and drop off service!
Garden Bar Bistro is located at the beautiful Coral Sea Marina in Airlie Beach. Garden Bar Bistro boasts amazing sea views where you can watch the comings and goings of the huge variety of sea craft while enjoying some beautiful cuisine accompanied by a signature cocktail put together by our experienced staff. Our menu is international and has something for everyone making sure during your visit you are satisfied.
Call ahead, book a table and have an amazing dining experience in the most beautiful spot in Airlie Beach.
Chicken Wings / 16
Tossed with your choice of honey soy or spicy sauce with a side of ranch dressing
Citrus Marinated Crispy Calamari / 16
Served with a side of lemon and house aioli
Traditional Caesar Salad / 18
Cos lettuce, maple bacon, croutons, parmesan, soft poached egg and white anchovies
Add Citrus Marinated Calamari / 6
Add Chicken / 6
Superfood Salad (GF,V,DF) / 22
Party-on-a-plate: Tricoloured quinoa with crispy kale, broccolini, chickpeas, roasted sweet potato, carrot, olives and avocado
Add Citrus Marinated Calamari / 6
Chicken / 6
Fresh Fish Tacos (GFO) / 24
Served with a coriander cabbage slaw, fresh pineapple and tomato & onion salsa in grilled soft tacos with chips and house aioli. Best served spicy! If heat isn’t your thang, we offer you guacamole.
GF wrap / 2
Ceviche (GF,DF) / 28
Local fresh fish cured in local limes with cherry tomatoes, cucumber, coriander and chilli. Served on a bed of fresh avocado sauce. To be absolutely clear, this is a traditional technique in many tropical zones where only the heat applied to the fish is the chilli. You’ll know your alive!
Mediterranean Vegetable Pasta (V,DF) / 24
Fettuccini tossed with zucchini, eggplant, roasted peppers, olives, chilli and basil
Add gluten free pasta / 1
Add garlic prawns / 8
Tradtional Fish & Chips / 23
Battered barramundi served with salad, chips & tartare sauce. Simple but so good.
Peruvian Chicken or Vegetarian curry / 24/22
This is a League of Nations curry, served mild and bursting with flavours of ground walnuts, parmesan & freshly toasted spices. Coconut rice, coriander and chilli on the side.
Paella (GF) / 34
FESTIVE STYLE! Prawns, calamari, mussels, chicken & chorizo. All the flavours of Spain without the 50 minute wait.
250g Porterhouse (GF) / 36
Chef reckons justice requires this to be savoured rare, but will cook the way you like, served with either creamy mushroom or pepper sauce, chat potatoes with riata and seasonal vegetables
Add garlic and prawn topper / 8
Seafood Platter for one / 42
Fresh local reef fish ceviche, Moreton Bay bug half, citrus-marinated calamari, pan-seared scallops, fresh prawns and oysters. Served with chips, artisan ciabatta & garden salad – speciality Garden Bar dressing, lemon & lemon & house aioli. For the serious seafood lover!
Something to Share
Designed for 2
We love cheese platter (V) / 35
Trio of cheeses – blue brie & cheddar with a selection of mixed olives, dips and crackers.
Travelling solo? Choose 1 cheese from above and the chef will design a platter for one / 20
Garden Bar Share Platter / 42
A selection of crispy calamari, chicken wings, spicy fish tacos served with rocket salad, chips, Garden Bar sauce and garlic bread
Seafood Platter / 78
Moreton Bay bug, fresh local reef fish ceviche, citrus marinated calamari, pan seared scallops, fresh prawns and oysters. Served with chips, artisan ciabatta & garden salad – speciality Garden Bar dressing, lemon & house aioli on the side. For seafood lovers!
a bucket of fresh prawns (GF,DF) / 26
Freshly cooked prawns on ice served with cocktail sauce and lemon
1/2 Doz / 22
1 Doz / 40
1/2 Doz / 24
1 Doz / 42
Chicken BLT Burger / 19
Grilled chicken, bacon, tomato, leaves and pineapple. This is classic Aussie style, but then we fancy it up with aioli and brioche bun and served with chips and more house aioli.
Gluten free bun / 2
Melted Vintage Cheddar Beef Burger / 19
Australian ground beef with maple bacon, tomato, leaves, mustard and tomato relish, served on a brioche bun with chips and house aioli.
Gluten free bun / 2
Falafel Burger (V,VGO) / 19
Haloumi, lettuce, tomato, cucumber with riata and hummus sauce served on a brioche bun with chips and house aioli.
Gluten free bun / 2
Bowl of house chips / 9
Sweet Potato Chips / 10
Garlic Bread / 9
Roasted and Steamed Seasonal Vegetables / 12
Extra Aioli / 2
Extra Steamed Rice / 5
Extra Naan Bread / 2
For the Kids
Meals available for under 10’s only. Includes a glass of soft drink or juice, and a colouring page.
Chicken nuggets & chips or salad / 10
Fish & Chips / 12
Scoop of Vanilla Ice Cream / 4
Strawberry or chocolate sauce
Dessert of the Day
See the blackboard or ask staff for our weekly dessert or cake specials
Decadent Dessert Cocktail / 18
Frangelico, Baileys and Kahlua blended with ice-cream and chocolate!
Affogato / 8
Scoop of ice cream served with an espresso shot on the side
Affogato & Liqueur / 12
A scoop of vanilla ice cream with an espresso shot & liqueur on the side – choose from Cointreau, Frangelico, Drambuie or Bailey’s
Aperol, Sparkling Wine, Soda Water & Orange
Rum, light & dark, fresh juices, spices, flavours of the Caribbean
Vodka, Giner Beer & Fresh Lime
Bacardi, muddled mint, fresh lime and sugar syrup, topped with soda
Vodka, lychee spirit, apple, fresh lime and vanilla with a lychee
Frozen or Shaken margarita
Tequila, Triple Sec, Agave & fresh lime
Vodka, Lychee spirit, apple, fresh lime and vanilla with lychee
Vodka, Malibu, blue curacao and coconut cream. Beach in a glass!
Vodka, lime, fresh passionfruit & sugar syrup blended with ice
Tasty & Tangy!
Mother of Dragons (seasonal)
Rum, Chambord, sugar syrup, fresh lime, and local dragon fruit blended with ice
Local mangos, rum, sugar syrup and fresh lime blended with ice
Vodka, tomato juice, hot & spicy
Vodka, Kahlua, espresso & vanilla
Espresso Martini Teaser Board
Includes Coconut, Tiramisu, Orange and Mint
Mini Espressor Martinis!
Gin Teaser Board
Match your gin – Pink, 23 Ink, Malfy Citron & Gin Mare – each gin paired with its own flavour profile, our choice of garnish makes all the difference!
V – Vegetarian VGO – Vegan Option
GF – Gluten Free. GFO – Gluten Free Option
DF – Dairy Free
Whitsunday Menu holds no responsibility for dietary claims made within this menu. It is the individual’s responsibility to check ingredients used in the food does not compromise any special dietary requirements.
Specials, News & Events
D W – December 2020
Great location, service, food and cocktails! Also I carelessly left my sunglasses on the table upon leaving but the staff kindly kept them aside and posted them back to my address in another town. Thanks Mandy!
Anthony Berko – January 2021
Stacey Evans – February 2021
We have eaten here a few times and it’s one of the best eateries we have been to. It has a good atmosphere, beautiful scenery, great food and lovely friendly staff. Definitely one I will recommend to friends, family and to you!
Source: Facebook Reviews