Wedding Gardens

The secluded gardens come complete with an adjoining garden bar.

Welcome to the multi award-winning Golden Ox Restaurant and Function Centre.

Established at Margate on the beautiful Redcliffe Peninsula for over 38 years, the Golden Ox is a family owned and operated business and one of South East Queensland’s iconic dining and events landmarks.

Owners Nick and Virginia Tzimas, together with son Peter and their highly dedicated team, share a passion for great food and first class service. Our exciting and inventive menu boasts the delights of fresh local produce, and has become renowned for modern Australian cuisine with a classic twist.

Prepared by award winning chefs Peter Tzimas (Head Chef), Shannon Farmer (Chef de Cuisine) and their team, the Golden Ox is the perfect place to share a meal or plan your special event.

Our award-winning venue also offers picturesque wedding gardens for your private gathering and a choice of modern, newly refurbished function rooms. The Regency Room can accommodate up to 75 guests, our larger Grande Room can comfortably accommodate up to 110 guests or the two spaces can be combined to seat up to 250 guests.

A dedicated events staff are on site, so you can leave the function organising to our team and rest assured that your wedding, corporate function or special event will run seamlessly, allowing you to sit back and enjoy.

The Golden Ox also offers fully inclusive packages to make planning your wedding enjoyable and hassle-free. All menus include our delicious, modern cuisine accompanied by a comprehensive selection of drinks.

There are no hidden extras and we pride ourselves on being able to create a menu package to suit all event requirements and budgets.

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

7 days a week
Lunch: 11.30am and Dinner: 6.00pm til late
The venue is fully licensed


Early Bird

Early bird Order before 7:15pm Get rewarded for dining early


New Look Function Rooms

The Golden Ox has a new look Reception Room.


Every Wednesday night Head Chef Peter Tzimas delivers specialty seafood dishes sourced from only the freshest local produce.


  • Best dining experience on the northside. Food was the Highlight + good prices


  • Alright went to with no expectations but when I left I was blown away! the food quality was top-notch and the lovely old lady playing piano was the topping on the cake...highly recommend it!!

    Mark Telfer

    Mark Telfer

There is a lot more to The Golden Ox Restaurant in Redcliffe than meets the eye – with a modern restaurant and cocktail bar, large indoor reception rooms and stunning secluded gardens, it’s the premium setting for weddings, cocktail parties, corporate product launches or private functions.

The success of this family-run business has been largely due to the hard work and dedication of the owners Nick and Virginia Tzimas, Head Chef and son Peter Tzimas and the support of the team who have helped maintain the high standard of food and service The Golden Ox has become renowned for.

Whether it’s a light lunch, dinner or a special occasion, The Multi-Award Winning Restaurant will impress even the most seasoned diners.


Lunch: 11.30am and Dinner: 6.00pm til late

The venue is fully licensed and opens its doors at 11:30am each day.


Multi-Award Winning Restaurant:

  • The Pelican Decks
  • Modern Cocktail Bar
  • Wheel chair access
  • A variety of A la carte and buffet menus
  • Packages to suite any style and budget
  • Large free undercover parking and free street parking
  • Professional food and beverage team

Multi-Award Winning Function Rooms:

  • The Renoir (private function room)
  • The Monet (private function room)
  • Secluded Gardens and waterfalls (private function area)
  • Event coordinator
  • Wheel chair access
  • A variety of A la carte and buffet menus
  • Packages to suite any style and budget
  • In house sound system and large dance floors
  • Large free undercover parking and free on street parking
  • Stage area
  • Air-conditioning
  • Complimentary room hire, chair covers and sashes (minimum numbers apply)
  • Audio visual equipment
  • Professional food and beverage team