We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Merlots by the Sea - CLOSED

3 First Ave | Shops 1 & 2, Bribie Island, Queensland 4507, Australia
+61 7 3410 0063
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (42 reviews)
“calamari” (28 reviews)
“beef ribs” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
European, Australian, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
3 First Ave | Shops 1 & 2, Bribie Island, Queensland 4507, Australia
All Details
Reviews (237)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 237 reviews

Reviewed 24 May 2017

Used to be a Tapas Wine Bar which was great. Then French for a short time. Now there are pasta dishes and café menu. Food was Ok but the servings were not generous and the quality was so-so. Friendly but menu needs refining to appeal...More

2  Thank Felicity L
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Hey settle for just average. There's other places around to have better. It used to be a tapas place but now it's food you'll find anywhere.

1  Thank Vickie A
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

It could be so easy to just eat at the bowls club across the road, but then you would miss out on the fabulous food and great service at this establishment. The wait staff are excellent, but the food is the star. My smoked salmon...More

Thank Forecaster255340
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Popped in to Merlots today for a quick lunch and was pleasantly surprised The service was exemplary from everyone I had an entree sized meal as I do not have a large appitite I had the smoked salmon terrine with sourdough bread and it was...More

Thank Nerilyn A
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Once again, ate with a friend at Merlots. Each time the meals, staff, chef and atmosphere are fantastic. What a cheery bunch they are and Chef in and out making sure everyone is happy. Lovely bonus to see The Notorious Ship sail past as we...More

Thank Jubbly R
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Booking was easy, traffic in restaurant was moderate so service was quick. Our group of 5, including two overseas visitors were impressed with the menu, something for everyone. Delighted to see evening/meal of starter/main or main/desert for under $30.00. The meals were excellent, a French...More

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This was s fine dining experience for lunch. The duck salad was generous and tasty. The coffee was fine. The view was relaxing and enjoyable. It was a very good experience overall.

Thank JohnTSq
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This restaurant offered fresh food, well prepared with a number of gluten free options. The chef was very accommodating in constructing a dish that avoided foods I was allergic to. The atmosphere and outlook over the park were very pleasant.

Thank Calliope121
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Breakfast was quite good, good variety and value. Service was good, friendly and helpful Had a look at the dinner menu , it's limited, not a lot of variety Pasta, salads and one steak option, scotch filet which was quite expensive The location is very...More

Thank Kyle M
Merlots B, Manager at Merlots by the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Thank you for your feedback.

Reviewed 4 April 2017

Just so easy to have a brunch. Good food, and nice to have a drink or two - good place to meet up with friends.

Thank Petey N
Nearby Restaurants
Bribie Island RSL
329 reviews
.53 miles away
Saviges Seafood
180 reviews
.03 miles away
Happys Cafe & Restaurant
45 reviews
.07 miles away
La Vera Pizza
123 reviews
.08 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Bribie Island Seaside Museum
87 reviews
.10 miles away
Bribie Island Boat Charters
5 reviews
1.70 miles away
Sylvan Beach
15 reviews
1.95 miles away
BBQ Boat Hire
16 reviews
2.48 miles away
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$6 - US$28
European, Australian, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Good for
Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 First Ave | Shops 1 & 2, Bribie Island, Queensland 4507, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Moreton Bay Region  >  Bribie Island
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3410 0063
  • E-mail
Merlots by the Sea is a European inspired restaurant with a French Flair. Breakfast is very much Australian Fair, Lunch and Dinner are European style with a French Twist. All Food is made and prepared by out Professional Team of European and Australian Chefs
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing