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Battle of the Seafood Platters: Who Provides the Goods?

Battle of the Seafood Platters: Who Provides the Goods?

1. Grunske's By The River

Grunske's is a local favourite and produce incredible seafood dishes every day, as well as selling caught-that-day produce in their market. Located on the Burnett River you are guaranteed to have serene views and the freshest seafood money can buy.

Grunske's Hot and Cold Seafood Platter for Two (Credit: Miniminimiiiii)

Variety: Local wild caught prawns, Pacific oysters, Moreton Bay bug, Smoked Tasmanian salmon, Red Iron Bark hot smoked Spanish mackerel, seasonal cooked crab, crumbed local fish pieces, crumbed sea scallops, calamari rings, house made salad & chips.
Price: $65
Our Opinion: "The Freshest Platter with the Best View"
Where To Eat This: 11E Petersen St, Bundaberg East 

2. The Waves Sports Club

The Waves Sports club offers a relaxed dining experience with high-energy live music and family friendly entertainment. This venue is perfect for a Friday night dinner where parents can relax, enjoy a delicious 'The Waves Seafood Basket' and kids can be entertained in the kids zone.

 

The Waves New Seafood Basket (Credit: The Waves Sports Club)

Variety: Coconut Prawns, Panko Crumbed Calamari, Panko Crumbed Prawns, Battered Fish, Battered Scallops, Prawn Twister, Tartare Sauce & Lemon and a serving of Chips
Price: $24.50
Our Opinion: "The Best Platter for a Family Night Out"
Where To Eat This: 1 Miller St, Bundaberg

3. Kacy's

I can now die happy knowing I have experienced this seafood platter. This 'seafood platter for two' is a little bit fancy, a little bit out of the ordinary and a whole lot delicious!


Kacy's Indulgant Seafood Platter for Two (Credit: MeeganHarvey)

Variety: Hot side; choose Gumbo or Thai curry seafood mix, spiced calamari, salmon fish cakes, crumbed whiting, chips. Cold side; Moreton Bay bugs, prawns, oysters, fresh fruit, water crackers and Australian cheeses.
Price: $129
Our Opinion: "The Platter Worth Spending Big On"
Where To Eat This: 63 Esplanade, Bargara

4. The Red Shed

The Red Shed is Bundy’s one-stop-shop for fresh seafood. Budding chefs, and talented home cooks and seafood fans flock here to pick up fresh seafood. Although there is not restaurant or café attached their cold seafood platter is the perfect accompaniment for a sea-side or river-side picnic.


The Red Shed Cold Seafood Platter (Credit: The Red Shed)

Variety: Seasonal crab, fresh prawns, natural oysters, seafood sauce, lemon, Moreton Bay bug, aioli
Price: $50 (Prices vary depending on size of platter, seasonality and availability)
Our Opinion: "The Best Platter to Enjoy on a Picnic by the Water"
Where To Eat This: 5E Quay St, Bundaberg East

5. The Queenslander Hotel

"The ocean plate" at the Queenslander Hotel, or the 'Old Queenslander Hotel' as it is known by the locals, is a light, traditional seafood basket perfect for lunch or for a single person to enjoy... no sharing here!

Variety: Crumbed prawns, battered barramundi, lemon pepper calamari, chips & salad
Price: $26
Our Opinion: "Best single person/lunch time platter"
Where To Eat This: 61 Targo St, Bundaberg Central

So which one is the best?... Well that's up to you to decide!

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