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What is Workshop Rockhampton?

Workshop Rockhampton opened in January 2015 with the aim of giving Rocky locals cheap eats, cool workshops and creative experiences.

We have a Coffee & Crêpe Bar on East St where you can enjoy the best coffee in town with a delicious sweet or savoury crêpe all day long.  

After dark, our secret warehouse comes alive! Every Friday & Saturday night the Workshop Bar is open with streetfood, Qld craft beers and unique cocktails.  

Every month, community members and groups share what they love and teach what they know.  Workshops and classes held here weekly from art to dancing! Check out What's On for happenings. 

Since opening we have served up fun events, live music, Art Battles and exhibitions.  There is always something going on, so check out our Facebook page regularly for news.

We are a small family business- entirely self funded. We take courage in the support of our amazing staff and customers.

PS We are now on Instagram!


45 East St, Rockhampton    (opp courthouse)

Warehouse bookings (20 folks+) Ph 0404 053 439



Mon-Fri   6.30am– 2.30pm
Saturday 7.30am– 2.30pm Sunday   8.00am-  1.30pm   


Fri & Sat      5pm–late Available for events & work-shops outside these hours.

Streetfood Kitchen & Bar: Friday & Saturday nights

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Welcome to the best kept secret in town: Streetfood Kitchen and Workshop Bar, open 5pm- late Friday and Saturday nights. Enter through the East St Cafe and head towards Millroy's old Warehouse in the Courtyard.  You'll be forgiven for thinking you are not in Rocky anymore!

We do more than good whiskey and gin here. Qld craft beer, special cocktails and mocktails feed the spirit, while Streetfood feeds the soul! Live entertainment from 6.30pm- check our Facebook Page for who's playing next. Indoor pop-ups and events add to the unique, ever-changing experience.  The Coffee Bar is open til 10pm on Market nights, with the best coffee in town and delicious crepes,

Attention parents: As Workshop Rockhampton is a licensed venue, children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult (see FAQ's).  Although we are proudly family-friendly, no children are allowed in the bar area from 8.30pm.

Our regular Streetfood Stallholders:

Photo Credit: William672

Photo Credit: William672

  • Okonomi: Okonomiyaki (Japanese savoury pancake), Yakisoba noodles, gyoza dumplings
  • Workshop Crepery: Sweet & Savoury crepes from the Workshop Coffee Bar (6-9pm)
  • Fat's Green: Woodfired Pizzas with ingredients fresh from the farm & hot from the oven. 
  • Chau Kun Kong Asian Fusion: San Choy Bau, Calamari, Spring Rolls, Spicy Asian Salads (GF)
  • Taste of Everest: A food-safari of Nepalese veggie curries, fried rice bread & dumplings (V,GF)
  • Up in Smoke8 hr Low and Slow cooked ribs, burgers and sides

Want to have your OWN food stall?  If you have your licence and are ready to go, call Vanessa on 0404 053 439 to book your spot. (NB, For questions about getting your licence, please contact Rocky Council.)


Our resident barber/hairdresser manning the chair:

Simon from 82 for Hair. Phone Simon on 0439 742 505 for details on his next appearance!



Good to Know.... 

Weather Happens!

Workshop Rockhampton operates in all weather (just like any other restaurant)  We don't let a little drizzle stop the fun. There is plenty of seating under cover.  If in doubt, bring a brolly! In case of severe weather, check this website or our Facebook page. 

We are Licensed

Alcohol is sold from the Warehouse bar. Alcohol can be taken into the courtyard but not the unlicensed café. Children under 18 must be supervised by an adult at all times in licensed areas. Sorry, no BYO. Non-alcoholic drinks are available from the Coffee Bar.

Where can I smoke?

Did you know that smoking is not allowed in an eating and drinking area- even when no-one is eating at the time?  It's true! So there is NO smoking in the courtyard- it's the law.  Desperate? Quay Lane and East St are a short walk away. Think of it as an adventure...

Are we Gluten Free/ Vegan friendly?

There are options available for you! The Workshop Coffee Bar serves gluten-free cakes, galettes & waffles.  Please note that all food is prepared on the same equipment, not suitable for Coeliacs. 

Where the heck are you?

We are located at 45 East St Rockhampton, opposite the Courthouse. Walk through our Coffee Bar and find the Warehouse. The Warehouse is open Friday and Saturday nights.

Are you child friendly?

We are a haven for families!  Kids love our yummy crepes and shakes.  Children are allowed in the warehouse bar area until 8.30pm.  Kids can go nuts and cut loose here (so can you!)  There is a table for changing in the unisex/ disabled toilet.

Can I book a table?

Reservations can be made for groups of 20 or more. We will require a $250 deposit to secure your space, which becomes your bar tab.  (ie there are no fees to hire the space).  Bookings can be made on 0404 053 439.

Table Service & Table Manners

On Friday & Saturday nights our staff collect your empty glasses but ask that you place disposable plates/cutlery from the streetfood vendors in the bins provided. At other events at the Workshop, there is full table service.

Can we hire the Workshop for a private function?

We love hosting weddings on Sundays, and the warehouse is available for conferences, meetings and get-togethers.  Exclusive hire of the facility from just $360. Contact the team for details on 0404 053 439.

Can I bring my dog?

Well behaved pooches can socialize and enjoy your company in the courtyard. Sundays are Dog Days Out, when they will be treated to a free puppy-chino (with purchase). Please keep your beloveds leashed eh?