The Ipswich Show may be off, but the fun will go on!
Ipswich residents are being encouraged to let their creative sides run free by decorating their front yards and driveways on the Ipswich Show Holiday, May 15 for Front Yard Friday.
After you’ve decorated your garden, fence or driveway take the afternoon off cooking and order your favourite takeaway – we’ve got you covered with all the restaurants open this Friday!
Radio station River 94.9 will be playing Front Yard Friday requests throughout the day. Activities to help children with decorating their yard can be downloaded from ipswich.qld.gov.au/ipswichtogether.
Tommy Smith Cafe
Wednesday - Sunday: 5pm-9pm
Ipswich Show Day: 5pm-9pm
The cafe’s brand new Indonesian takeaway menu is available Wednesday to Sunday for dinner.
On the newly created menu is Nasi Goreng, Sate Ayam (chicken skewers with peanut sauce), Gulai Kambing (lamb curry with white rice and pickles), Sambal Goreng Udan (fried chilli prawns with white rice and pickles), Ayam Goreng (Indonesian fried chicken with white rice, pickles and Sambal), Rendang (spicy beef with white rice and pickles) and Babi Kecap (sweet soy pork with white rice, pickles and Sambal).
There’s also noodles, Mie Goreng (fried noodles), Basko (Indonesian meatball noodle soup) and Mie Ayam (Indonesian chicken noodle soup).
For the kids there’s chicken and pork skewers, Indonesian fried chicken and sweet soy pork.
Don’t miss dessert, Pisang Goreng (fried bananas, toasted with coconut ice-cream and biscuit crumb) and Dadar Goreng (coconut palm sugar filled crepes and vanilla bean ice cream). Woodlands of Marburg also stocks Ungermann Brothers Ice Cream for takeaway including the exclusive Mary Stuart Bumbleberry ice cream, triple chocolate, fairy bread and strawberries and cream.
Tommy Smith Cafe will also deliver for $10 with a minimum order of $30 to surrounding areas – check with them before placing an order.
Brothers Leagues Club
Wednesday - Sunday: 12pm-7pm
Car Park cafe Monday - Sunday: 6am-12pm
Ipswich Show Day: 12pm-7pm
Brothers Leagues Club have launched a new takeaway menu, as well as heat and eat meals and a car park cafe!
The car park cafe is open seven days from 6am-12pm serving delicious coffees from $4, juice, cans of soft drink, muffins, sandwiches, toasties and wraps.
On the takeaway menu is garlic, herb and parmesan bread, soup of the day, rump with roast potatoes and steamed veg, Thai chicken curry, pasta carbonara and ribs ‘n’ wings with potato salad and coleslaw.
There’s also burgers (Angus beef and chicken schnitty) and pizza (ham and pineapple, char grilled vegetable, smokey BBQ meat lovers and BBQ chicken), fruit salad and more.
The heat ‘n’ eat menu can be delivered for $5 within a 15 minute radius of the club on Fridays from 10am-6pm for free if you spend $50 or more.
Meals come in two price brackets, $12 or five for $50 and $15 each or five for $60. There’s linguine bolognese, chef’s roast of the day, curried chicken, soup, Thai prawn curry, wok tossed noodles, beef lasagne and more. You can even add on garlic bread ($7), cake ($7) or soup ($10).
If you’re picking up the staff can meet you at your car. To order phone 3817 2999 from Wednesday to Sunday 12pm-7pm or email [email protected].
Monday - Sunday: 11am-8pm
Ipswich Show holiday: 11am-8pm
Popular steak restaurant Bakehouse Steakhouse has launched Bakehouse Buns, a takeaway range available at the same times the restaurant is open.
On the menu is their Wagyu cheeseburger, Bakehouse Burger, Steakhouse Sandwich, fries and onion rings.
They are also offering their full Bakehouse Steakhouse menu for takeaway.
Call them on 3281 8132 to place an order, or order in-store. Delivery is available through meal delivery apps.
Prince Alfred Hotel
Monday - Sunday: 10am-8pm
Ipswich Show Holiday: 10am-8pm
You can order delicious takeaway from the PA Hotel’s Char’d menu from 10am-9pm seven days a week.
The extensive offering includes greek lamb pizza, arancini, calamari, pork belly BAO, smoked brisket, Thai beef salad, fried chicken wings, red claw crayfish, parmigiana and more!
To place an order phone 3282 1577, they are also doing delivery for $10.
Ballistic Springfield Brewery, Bar and Kitchen
Friday and Saturday: 11.30am-11pm
Ipswich Show holiday: 11.30am-11pm
Ballistic are also offering free local beer delivery, within a 5km radius of the Springfield venue for orders $70 and more and will soon offer wine and spirits delivery.
On the menu is $10 items from chicken schnitty burger and chips, cheeseburger and chips, mushroom and halloumi burger and chips, to fish and chips, popcorn chicken, steak sandwich and dumplings.
Pizza is $14, parmy and chips $15 and there’s brisket gnocchi for $12.
Phone them to order on 2890 1200, order in-store or online.
The Retro Diner
Monday - Tuesday: 7am-2.30pm
Wednesday - Thursday: 8am-5pm
Ipswich Show Day: 8am-8pm
The Retro Diner are on Uber Eats and Menu Log, they’ll even deliver to your car if you like from the loading zone across the road, or if you’re within walking distance to the shop.
They are also selling grinders coffee beans so you can brew your favourite cup at home.
On the menu is delicious burgers including their double bacon cheeseburger and fries, BLT and toasted sandwiches. You can order kids meals through delivery as well as pancakes, loaded croissants, burgers, jalapeno poppers, onion rings, quiche and a range of salads.
They are also selling fresh Moreton Bay prawns and squid from the store and offer delivery for a fee – a great alternative when there’s no meat left on the shelves.
They have also started a mini-mart selling eggs, bread, milk, toilet paper, cleaning supplies, pasta, tinned and frozen goods and will deliver to people who are isolated, have disabilities or are elderly.
Phone to order 3143 9623 – or jump onto Uber Eats or Menulog.
Rafter and Rose
Monday - Friday: 6.30am-12pm
Ipswich Show Day: 6.30am-12pm
The Rafter and Rose cafe menu is available for takeaway! If you’re not comfortable coming into the cafe, you can phone through the order and they will run it out to your car with the eftpos for payment.
On the menu is eggs, granola, acai bowls, toasties, BLT, bacon and egg rolls, burgers and much more.
There’s also freshly baked pies, doughnuts, scones, croissants and other goodies changing on a daily basis.
They also have fruit and veg boxes to pickup Wednesday to Friday from their amazing suppliers. There’s also free range eggs and farm fresh pumpkins on sale.
Phone 0401 073 644 for orders.
Tuesday - Saturday: 8am-8pm
Ipswich Show Day: 8am-8pm
Fourthchild Cafe, Restaurant and Lounge Bar in the Top of Town are on meal delivery apps like Uber Eats and Menulog.
They offer gourmet meals like rib fillet steak sandwich with caramelized onions and Swiss cheese, tubs of gelato and sorbet, coffee, breakky wraps, bacon and egg muffins, eggs Benedict, salmon cakes, Reuben sandwiches, vegetable burgers, lasagne, chicken filos, salads, steaks and more!
Order online or phone 3281 9934. They will also be available on Bopple for online ordering soon.
The Cottage Restaurant
Tuesday - Saturday: 6pm-7pm
Ipswich Show Day: 6pm-7pm
The Cottage Restaurant is open for takeaway!
On the menu there is a succulent 48hr Pork Belly with spiced pakora’s, kipfler potatoes, baby vegetables, apple sauce and jus and a choice of two desserts.
And a MSA grain fed sirloin for two with crispy fried onions, kipfler potatoes, baby veg, sweet pepper relish and cracked pepper jus and a choice of two desserts.
On the dessert menu is brulee and citrus lime curd tart.
You can also add bruschetta to your order and wine!
Both takeaway packs are $99 for two courses for two people – order here.
Pick up is between 6pm-7pm.
Memories of India
Saturday - Monday: 4.30pm-9pm
Tuesday - Friday: 11.30am-2pm, 4.30pm-9pm
Ipswich Show Day: 11.30-2pm, 4.30pm-9pm
You’ll find delicious Indian takeaway at Memories of India. They are set up to take online orders through their website and are on meal delivery apps.
On the menu is platters and starters including basil chicken tikka, vodka chicken and lamb cutlets – they also have an extensive range of takeaway mains from special house curries including saag goat curry, lamb hyderabadi and chicken lababdar to favourites like butter chicken and vegetable korma.
There’s a range of naan bread and rice as well as lamb, beef, chicken and seafood options.
Tuesday’s to Fridays there’s a special $10 lunch takeaway deal that includes butter chicken, lamb rogan josh, vegetable korma, mix vegetable curry that come with rice and plain naan.
Ask about their family meal deals like their new combo for $45 that includes onion Bhaji, butter chicken, lamb Hydrabadi, plain rice, cucumber raita, two plain naans and a 1.25lt bottle of coke.
You can also order takeaway over the phone by ringing 3418 3369 or head in-store.
Sunday - Friday: 11.30am-2.30pm, 5pm-9.30pm
Ipswich Show Holiday: 11.30am-2.30pm, 5pm-9.30pm
Popular CBD Indian restaurant, Indian Mehfil is open for takeaway again!
The full menu is available for takeaway an includes classic curries like Methi Malai, Bombay curry and chicken Jalfrezie.
They also have an extensive list of vegan menu items available.
Their lunch specials start at $9.99 for butter chicken and rice, lamb rogan josh and vegetable korma, add a garlic naan for another $2.
Call 3281 8683 to place an order.
Tuesday - Saturday: 11am-2.30pm, 5pm-8.30pm
Homestyle Chinese restaurant Ange’s Kitchen are on Menulog and are available on Uber Eats.
Available is a range of family packs, starters including their duck spring rolls, vegetable, combination, chicken, pork and beef stir fries.
There’s noodle dishes like ho fun, chow mein and Singapore noodles, laksa, sizzling plates, spicy crunchy pork, plum pork ribs, fried rice, salads and soups.
A 15% surcharge will apply to orders on public holidays.
Phone 0409 505 605 to order. They recently moved to 31 Challinor St in Sadliers Crossing.
Orion Springfield Central
There’s a multitude of restaurants and cafes at Orion Springfield Central available for takeaway and home delivery for Front Yard Friday.
Baskin Robbins (10am – 10pm) available for delivery and in-store takeaway
Bombay Bliss ( 11am – 9.30pm) available for delivery and in-store takeaway
Boost Juice (9am – 4pm) available for in-store takeaway
Dominos (11am – 10pm) available for delivery and in-store takeaway
Donut King (9am – 5pm) available for in-store takeaway
Eat Sushi (11.30am – 9.00pm) available for delivery and in-store takeaway
Gelatissimo (12.30pm – 8pm) available for delivery and in-store takeaway
Gloria Jeans (8.30am – 2pm) available for in-store takeaway
Grill’d (10.30am – 10pm) available for delivery and in-store takeaway
Hikari Ramen (11am – 2.30pm and 5pm – 8pm) available for delivery and in-store takeaway
Hogs Breath (12pm – 8.30pm) available for delivery and in-store takeaway
KFC (8.30am – 4.30pm) available for in-store takeaway
McDonalds available for in-store takeaway
Nandos (10am – 10pm) available for delivery and in-store takeaway
Origin Kebabs (10am – 4pm) available for in-store takeaway
Peak Thai (11am – 3pm and 5pm – 9pm) available for delivery and in-store takeaway
Puckles (7am – 5.30pm) available for in-store takeaway
San Churro (9am – 9pm) available for delivery and in-store takeaway
Schnitz (11am – 8pm) available for delivery and in-store takeaway
Subway (9am – 4pm) available for in-store takeaway
Sushi Hiroba (10am – 4pm) available for in-store takeaway
The Coffee Club (7am – 8.30pm) available for delivery and in-store takeaway
Toast n Roast (9.30am – 2.30pm) available for in-store takeaway
Two Butchers have Value Meat Packs available in-store or delivered. Pre-order the packs by phoning them on 3470 5305 and collect prior to Friday.
If you’re after some decorations for the day check out Pinatas at The Reject Shop, Spotlight, Big W and Target; balloons, party streamers and all things party related available at Big W, Spotlight, Stacks Discount and The Reject Shop. Aussie flags are also available at Stacks Discount. And colour up your driveway with chalks from Spotlight, Woolworths, Big W and The Reject Shop.
The Cafe Kalina
Ipswich Show Day: 8am-1pm
The Cafe Kalina are making up for not having a drive through by running orders out when you park out the front of the cafe.
They have takeaway up and running, just text your name, order, rego and time for collection to 0408 300 026 and tap your card when you’re there.
On the menu is brekky items like bacon, egg and cheese toasties, coffee, eggs benny, brekky burritos and more.
They are also offering heat and eat meals like pesto chicken pasta, grilled fish, curried sausages with veges, roast pork and veg with gravy, tortilla stacks and more. Prices start at $8.50.
They also have burgers with Angus beef, satay chicken, fish and haloumi options.
The cafe has decided to open Friday and Saturday nights for special burger nights and fish ‘n’ chips nights.
Cafe Kalina’s usual hours are Monday to Sunday 7am-3pm. Check their social media for updates.
Thursday - Saturday: 12pm-2pm, 5pm-8pm
Ipswich Show Day: 12pm-2pm, 5pm-8pm
The Marburg Hotel are offering meal delivery and pick up from the restaurant.
On the menu is chicken burgers, corn and zucchini fritter burgers, steak sandwiches, chicken schnitzels, parmigianas, beer battered flathead, seafood baskets, Thai beef salads, garden salad with marinated chicken and kids meals like nuggets, parmigiana or battered fish.
This month they are having a steak special 300g Black Angus Rib Fillet for $28 with mash and veg or chips and salad. They also have a Wednesday and Thursday night dinner special – one meal for $15 or two for $25 for selected meals.
Delivery to Marburg, Minden, Rosewood and Haigslea is $5 for orders over $30.
Alcohol is also available, please ask when your place your order about availability.
Phone 5464 4230 to place an order from Wednesday to Sunday 12pm-2pm and 5pm-8pm -see Facebook for menu and specials.
Monday-Sunday: 11am-3pm, 5pm-8.30pm
Ipswich Show Day: 11am-3pm, 5pm-8.30pm
On the lunch takeaway menu is $15 options, including fried chicken with black garlic mayo, white bread, lime and fermented chilli oil; Angus sirloin steak sandwiches with wood fired BBQ sauce, tomato, cheddar, pickled onion and fries; and beef burgers with special sauce, smoked cheese, pickles and fries! Extra fries for $8.
The dinner drive thru menu includes wood fired pizzas, family share meals and sides.
On the Pizza menu there are three options, the first is local chicken with salt baked pineapple, red onion and house made BBQ sauce. There’s also a prosciutto, bocconcini, fresh basil, rocket and parmesan pizza and one with local ham with mushrooms, artichokes, olives and garden herbs.
Family meal options are spit roasted pork leg with crackle, wood roasted apples, potatoes, pumpkin, peas and red wine jus and also a spit roasted beef brisket with slaw, flatbreads, potatoes, pumpkin, peas and red wine jus.
There is also wood fired sourdough with smoked butter and sticky date pudding with toffee sauce to add to your order!
Phone 5465 5900 to place a lunch or dinner order, available 7 days a week.
Pumpyard Bar and Brewery
Wednesday - Saturday: 11.30am-3.30pm, 4.30pm-7.30pm
Ipswich Show Holiday: 11.30am-3.30pm, 4.30pm-7.30pm
The Pumpyard are famous for their amazing burgers, pizzas and wings – and they have deals on pizza, burgers and lamb salad with beers to take home from the restaurant.
Take home orders are available from Wednesday through to Saturday and free delivery is available for Ipswich suburbs including East Ipswich, Basin Pocket, Moore’s Pocket, Sadliers Crossing, Coalfalls, Newtown, Eastern Heights and West Ipswich.
On the menu is shared dishes including pork skewers, ribs and arancini. You can also get the 4 Hearts Platter which includes wings, ribs, fries, skewers, cheesy garlic bread and sliders.
You can also order hand stretched pizzas including the fat pig, prosciutto and pear, and forest mushroom.
There’s a range of burgers including the southern fried chicken, steak burger and Peking duck BAO.
And you can get classics like bangers and mash, parmi, Ipswich brisket, lamb shanks, fish and chips, chicken caesar salad and more.
There’s wines, spirits, soft drinks and delicious brewed dancing bean coffee all available for takeaway too.
Pumpyard also offer take home beer and can re-fill squealers and growlers. Brewery door sales are available 12pm Wednesday through to Sunday.
New freezer ready meals have been added to the range including beef cheeks, beef stroganoff and lamb korma – check in to see what’s available.
A new $10 lunch menu has been introduced from 12pm-3pm Wednesday to Sunday and includes the Pumpyard burger, southern fried chicken burger and steak burger. There’s also pizzas including margherita, forest mushroom and pepperoni, ham and cheese calzone as well as chicken caesar salad for $10.
Phone your order in 3282 9076 or place at the venue and collect in-store or order before 8pm for next day delivery (minimum spend for free delivery is $65).
Check their Facebook page for updates.
Summer Land Camel Farm
Monday - Sunday: 9am-3pm
Friday nights: 5pm-7pm
Ipswich Show Holiday: 9am-3pm, 5pm-7pm
Summer Land Camels is offering special Ipswich Show Day Gourmet Pizza lunch and dinner specials.
Made on a delicious 12 inch sourdough base their gourmet pizzas are topped with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Lunch is available from 10am-3pm and dinner 5pm-7pm.
Flavours include meat lovers, Moroccan, Persian Delight, Mediterranean, chorizo, Hawaiian and margherita. See the menu here.
You can also enjoy a beautiful fresh picnic box to enjoy in the fresh country air. The new picnic menu serves a family of four and are available daily. Bring your picnic blanket or takeaway to enjoy at home or a nearby park.
The cafe is also open for takeaway daily from 9am-3pm serving camel milk coffee and gelato and yummy breakfast and lunch items as well as house made cakes and slices.
Add on a tub of their award-winning camel milk gelato and pick up some camel milk and cheese while you’re there or a takeaway coffee and brekky!
The shop is open the same hours selling camel milk products including skin care and soap.
Pre-order pizza and picnics on 5467 1707.
Wednesday - Friday: 12pm-8pm
Order a delivery of gourmet Ungermann Brothers ice cream through Uber Eats and Menulog – or for local delivery through the store.
They also offer take-home packs in-store so you can tuck into the new salted caramel, chocolate and potato chip ice cream in the comfort of your own home.
There’s also a nice little park right next to the Ipswich store which is a great location to sit and eat or drink a handcrafted gourmet milkshake while you’re maintaining social distance!
Ungermanns are introducing new flavours and have added carrot cake to their list which includes: strawberry balsamic, dark chocolate and mandarin, pumpkin seed, dutch spice, lavender honeycomb, roasted garlic, peanut butter, vanilla bean, fairy-bread, lime and coconut, liqourice and fennel, coffee and cardamom liquor, lemon lime bitters sorbet, as well as salted caramel with bacon and pecan.
Phone them to place an order on 3281 4038 – or jump onto Uber Eats. Check out their new desert menu here.
Tuesday - Sunday: 6am-2pm
Sunday - Monday: 6am-12pm
Public holidays: 7am-11am
Brookwater Barista in Springfield offer delicious takeaway and they’re doing pre-cooked portioned meals you can freeze up.
The menu includes a Cuban burger with slow cooked pulled pork, chipotle slaw, lettuce, cheese and an onion ring. There’s also crispy pork belly Vietnamese salad, Spanish linguini, lamb shank, roast pork with apple sauce and their hot cured salmon.
You can order online or on the phone – 3466 4865 – and pick up in-store.