Varias Restaurant at The Queensland College of Wine Tourism

Restaurant and Cafe

Expect fine dining with Granite Belt produce on the menu at the multi-award winning Varias Restaurant. Onsite at The Queensland College of Wine Tourism, the restaurant overlooks the College’s own Banca Ridge vineyard.

Varias Restaurant is renowned for showcasing local food and wines, and the hospitality skills of the talented young locals who prepare and serve them.

Morning tea and lunch are available Tuesday to Saturday and dinners on Friday and Saturday evenings.

In winter, dine in front of the fireplace or on warmer days enjoy dining on the deck overlooking the spring fed dam and vineyard.

Picnic Hampers and BBQ Packs are available for take-away with 24 hours notice.

Varias Restaurant has won the ‘Best Restaurant in a Winery’ Category in the Queensland and Northern Territory Savour Australia™ Restaurant & Caterers HOSTPLUS Awards for Excellence for many consecutive years.

Wine taste at the College’s Banca Ridge Cellar Door, or experience the ‘Tastes of the Granite Belt’ cellar door which is a wonderful introduction to the region’s wines, showcasing a broad variety of wines from wineries across the Granite Belt.

Conference and function facilities are also available.

The QCWT is joint venture between the University of Southern Queensland and the Queensland Government, providing training and learning experiences in all things food, wine, tourism and hospitality, based within in a true commercial operation.


Alfresco/Outdoor Dining Carpark Cellar Door Coach Parking Family Friendly Lawn / Gardens Non Smoking Pet Friendly Private Dining Area Suitable for Functions Wine Tasting

Internet Access

Free Wifi

Cuisine Types

Bar Beer Beverage Cider Coffee Degustation Gluten Free Available Gourmet Light Meals Modern Australian Seafood Seasonal Local Produce Share Plates Steak Tapas Vegetarian Wine


Fully licensed, No BYO

Disabled Assistance

Caters for challenges with learning and communication Caters for limited mobility Caters for people with allergies and intolerances. Caters for vision impairment Wheelchair access


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