Enjoy open air dining overlooking the Burnett River

Aussie seafood cooked to order

Eat at Grunske's by the River

Delicious fresh seafood dishes

We are fully licensed, so enjoy a glass of your favourite overlooking the river

As of JULY 10 2020



Restaurant – Open 5 days a week

Open Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday from 10am to 3.30pm and Friday & Saturday from 10am to 8pm.  We are CLOSED Monday & Tuesday & public holidays, except Good Friday.

Grunske’s by the River restaurant is a relaxed, open air, undercover licensed restaurant. We are not fine dining but we do offer an outstanding view of the Burnett River and a fantastic range of local seafood and non seafood dishes.

We show case fresh local seafood and fresh seasonal local produce. Our food is honest, with clean flavours.


Due to the current restrictions in place, we have limited seating available for each dining session.  Lunch sessions are 11am to 12.30pm, 12.30pm to 2pm & 2pm to 3.30pm.  Dinner sessions are 5pm to 6.30pm & 6.30pm to 8pm.

Bookings are essential and we recommend booking in advance where possible.

Several Dining Areas

We have several dining areas to choose from including the upstairs undercover deck, an outdoor covered dining area and a downstairs fully fenced river terrace.

Bring your girlfriends for house made cakes and tea and coffee. Stay and enjoy the fantastic views of the Burnett River or  grab a coffee on the go.

Live music will keep you entertained during lunch on Sundays.

You can also order any menu item for takeaway. Phone orders are welcome, however, to ensure freshness your order will not be cooked until you arrive.

Special Occasions and Functions

We welcome group bookings for family celebrations. There is no better way to celebrate a birthday than sitting on the deck enjoying a freshly cooked seafood meal, sipping a glass of your favourite wine and taking in the view of the Burnett River.

For larger bookings including weddings and staff Christmas parties, please phone our functions co-ordinator on 07 4152 2722 or email us at eat@grunskesbytheriver.com.au to discuss your requirements.

Want to make a booking?
Call us directly on
07 4152 2722

Online bookings are currently unavailable due to the COVID-19 restrictions.

Sorry, we can not accommodate pets.

We offer a fantastic range of fresh, local seafood with honest and clean flavours as well as non-seafood options including Wagyu steaks, pasta, pizza and chicken dishes.

Some images from our Restaurant

We are passionate about serving you fresh seafood meals.
Coffee and Cake available all day at Grunske's by the River
Fresh scallops cooked perfectly!
The friendly staff at Grunske's by the River
Enjoy a seafood platter overlooking the river.

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