The Golden Ox

The family-owned and operated Golden Ox is one of Moreton Bay Region's most iconic dining and events destinations, hosting phenomenal functions and exquisite dining experiences for over 40 years.

The Modern Australia restaurant is simply the perfect place on the peninsula to enjoy great food and fantastic service.

About the Owners

Owners Nick and Virginia Tzimas, together with award-winning Head Chef Shannon Farmer, event coordinator Lauren and their highly dedicated team, share a passion for exquisite food and first-class service.

“Everyone who works here is a part of our family, for instance, Head Chef Shannon Farmer has been with our family close to 12 years now. We are a very close team, everyone loves what they do and they all really care and take pride in their work,” says Nick.

Renowned for modern Australian cuisine with a classic twist, the exciting and inventive menu prepared by Head Chef Shannon and her team boasts delightful, fresh local produce including seafood and beef.

Degustation Specialties

Degustation delights include the Platinum Seafood Platter with fresh Mooloolaba prawns, oysters, scallops & crab. The Seafood Medley with fresh Moreton Bay bugs, mussels & fish fillet. The Morello Cherry Twice Cooked Duck. The Black Angus Sirloin. And last but not least, the mouthwatering Bombe Alaska.

Check out the range of speciality menus below:

An Award-Winning Venue

The Golden Ox takes pride in providing great food complemented by wonderful service and a relaxing atmosphere. This attention to detail in all aspects of the business has seen the team win multiple awards including:

  • 2017 Savour Awards of Excellence - Wedding Caterer Restaurant of the Year
  • The Australian Good Food Guide Reader’s Choice Award 2016
  • Best for Fine Dining 2016
  • Top Rated Modern Australian 2016 from DIMMI

The Golden Ox owners are humbled by the accolades achieved and attributes the dining & events venue's success to their hardworking and dedicated team who aim to make every dining experience as enjoyable as possible, whether the outing is a simple, casual affair or a special occasion.

Golden Ox Weddings & Functions

The elegant venue offers picturesque wedding gardens for your private gathering and a choice of modern, newly refurbished reception rooms. The tranquil secluded gardens complete with an elegant red carpet, waterfalls and arching bridge, are the perfect setting for snapping photographic memories, while the 2 exquisite reception rooms are perfect for throwing beautiful wedding receptions:

  1. The Regency Room can accommodate up to 75 guests.
  2. The Grande Room can comfortably accommodate up to 110 guests, or you can combine the two spaces to seat up to 250 guests.

The Golden Ox also offers fully inclusive packages to make planning your wedding enjoyable and hassle-free. There are no hidden extras and The Golden Ox team pride themselves on being able to create a menu package full of fresh seafood and delicious cuisine to suit all event requirements and budgets.

A dedicated events team works on-site so you can leave the event organising in safe hands enjoying peace of mind that your wedding, corporate function, special birthday, anniversary or special event will run seamlessly.

So whether it’s a light lunch, dinner, corporate event or special occasion you're after, the multi-award-winning venue will impress even the most seasoned diners and event organisers.


The Golden Ox is found north of Brighton across the Houghton Highway bridge over Bramble Bay in Margate, just 200 metres from Margate Beach along the Redcliffe peninsula. The establishment is located close to Clontarf, Scarborough, Newport, Kippa-Ring, North Lakes, Rothwell and Deception Bay.

Services & Facilities

  • Restaurant, weddings, functions, birthdays, corporate events
  • Two newly refurbished reception rooms – The Grande and the Regency
  • All-inclusive packages
  • Family-run business
  • A variety of a la carte and buffet menus
  • Free undercover parking
  • Professional food and beverage team
  • Dietary Requirements – gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan
  • Wheelchair accessible

Make The Golden Ox your Next Restaurant Experience in Redcliffe!

Group Travel Peace of Mind

Are you planning a big family holiday, a getaway with a bunch of friends, group business conference travel, a wedding party trip, a school/university class or whole year level educational trip, or any other type of group travel? If so, you’ve come to the right place.

Whether you need to book a group holiday, group day trip, group tour, or simply a group transfer give yourself peace of mind and take the worry out of traveling with a crowd by letting the experts handle the nitty-gritty details on your behalf.

All sorts of group holiday, work travel, tour and transfer needs can be catered to and accommodated, so please don’t hesitate to get in touch to discuss your requirements.

Booking Notes

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Find Us

330 Oxley Avenue, Margate QLD, Australia

Contact Us

07 3283 1833


Opening Hours

12:00pm - 10:00pm
12:00pm - 10:00pm
12:00pm - 10:00pm
12:00pm - 10:00pm
12:00pm - 10:00pm
12:00pm - 10:00pm
12:00pm - 10:00pm

Public holidays may vary