Thursday, November 25, 2010

    Docklands Plans for the Weekend: Breakfast at Mecca Bah, State Election, Monaro Car Show & Santa Fun Run

    Mecca Bah opens for breaky:
    If you need a reason to get out of bed on the weekends, this is it. Mecca Bah is now serving breakfast on Saturday & Sunday from 9am - 11:30am. The new menu features the classics with a Middle Eastern twist. Here's a taste of what you can expect.

    - Grilled Moroccan Merguez sausage, oven roasted tomatoes, Turkish bread and fried eggs
    - Middle Eastern omelette, goat’s cheese, caramelized onion, rocket leaves and pine nuts
    - Chakchouka - Traditional Egg Breakfast from the Middle East. Straight from our pizza oven, slow cooked eggs in a traditional tagine pot served with home made Druze pita and labne with za’atar.

    For more menu items visit

    State Election:
    Saturday, 27th November
    It's time go to the polls again. Docklands own voting centre can be found at The Hub @ Docklands. The Hub is located at 80 Harbour Esplanade, near the corner of Bourke Street and Harbour Esplanade. Voting booths are open from 8am - 6pm.

    Join in all the excitement of the live broadcast from the tallyroom! Make your way to the Victory Room at Etihad Stadium from 6.00pm to watch the election results roll in. Click here for more information

    Monaros at Docklands:
    Sunday, 9am - 3pm
    Attention all car enthusiasts. Australia's favourite muscle cars will be on display this weekend at Waterfront City Piazza as the Monaro Club of Victoria hold their annual car show. In this celebration of an Aussie classic, the finest specimens will be on display & trophies awarded to the best presented in each grade. The owners will also be on hand to answer questions about their pride and joy.

    Visit for more information

    Variety Santa Fun Run:
    Remember to register for the Variety Santa Fun Run next Saturday. The event aims to raise much needed funds for disadvantaged & sick children. Get your family, friends & co-workers involved and register as a team. Teams with 10 or more people receive a $5 discount per person off the registration fee.

    Register at

    Friday, November 19, 2010

    This weekend at Docklands: Sunday Market, Kids Art Competition & Dining Specials

    Docklands Market:
    Sunday, 21 November
    Kick off your Christmas shopping in the sunshine. The open air market offers hundreds of stalls so you’re bound to find something for even the fussiest on your gift list; there’s fashion, accessories, handmade arts & crafts, second hand books and even Bonsai trees. Be entertained by Trevor the piano player as you search for a bargain.

    The market also gives the kids a chance to show off their creative side with the Christmas Art Competition. This exciting event offers kids in two categories, Under 6 years and Under 12 years, an opportunity to design their own Christmas card. It's free to enter and all art supplies are provided. Winners announced on Tuesday 14th December at the Christmas Twilight Market.

    Visit for more information.

    Dining at Docklands:
    Special congratulations to Butchers Grill - this weekend marks 2 years since their opening!
    Butchers Grill's alfresco area is perfect for basking in the sunshine this weekend. Sit back, relax & enjoy the Mediterranean fare and large array of international wine & beer.

    Speaking of birthday's... Did you know you can score a free birthday cake at selected Docklands restaurants (inc. Butchers Grill)? Simply mention the birthday cake offer when making a booking to arrange a free & personalised cake. Terms & Conditions apply.

    Visit for more details

    Rivers Platinum Club:
    Another great way to save money while you dine out at Docklands is to join the Rivers Platinum Club. With this loyalty club you won't face the hassle of collecting points or having to pay annual fees. Every time you dine, you'll receive a 10% discount off your total bill at any of the participating restaurants. You can even save on your next function!

    Click here to apply online for free.

    Wednesday, November 3, 2010

    Book a table for Christmas Day at Docklands

    Christmas is only a few weeks away. If you're still in need of somewhere to celebrate Christmas with your brood, take a look at Docklands. Many restaurants dotted along the waterfront are open all day, offering delicious Christmas options for the whole family. Here's just a few to consider:

    Saganaki Greek Cuisine & Grill
    Yum Cha Dragon
    BlueFire Churrascaria Grill
    Mecca Bah

    PLUS For the first time, many venues will be open for Christmas Dinner. All are offering unique a-la-carte menus to make Christmas dinner with your family that extra special.

    Bellissimo Cucina & Trattoria
    Fish Seafood Grill
    Butchers Grill

    Find more Christmas Lunch & Dinner options at


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