El Camino Cantina Bowen Hills

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Description

El Camino Cantina is bringing its legendary Tex-Mex, massive frozen Margaritas, Las Vegas-style neon lights and sombrero-splashed party vibe to Brisbane’s King Street Co-Op with a 250-seat restaurant and bar. With bold furnishings, bright colours and neon and fluorescent lights flawlessly fuse with traditional Mexican finishes to create a fun, casual and unashamedly quirky space with...

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El Camino Cantina is bringing its legendary Tex-Mex, massive frozen Margaritas, Las Vegas-style neon lights and sombrero-splashed party vibe to Brisbane’s King Street Co-Op with a 250-seat restaurant and bar. With bold furnishings, bright colours and neon and fluorescent lights flawlessly fuse with traditional Mexican finishes to create a fun, casual and unashamedly quirky space with a festive Tex-Mex vibe. A large L-shaped bar and high-top tables accommodate around 180 guests. A separate dining zone accommodates another 80 guests at smaller group tables and booths. The al fresco entrance seats another 40 customers. The late-night hangout features all the hallmarks of Texan meets Mexican interior design, including the signature funky touches of Tex-Mex flair. 

Features & Facilities

Facilities

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Event Guidelines

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Catering Options

Bar Tab
Gluten Free
Vegetarian / Vegan
Liquor Licence
Restaurant On Site

Frequently Asked Questions

El Camino Cantina Bowen Hills is open 7 days a week, 11am - late.
o enquire about holding an event with us at El Camino Cantina Bowen Hills, please follow the link below to fill out an enquiry form.
https://www.rockpoolevents.com/contact-us
An Events Manager will contact you to provide further information and to discuss requirements for your upcoming event.
Famous for big margaritas, legendary Tex-Mex & classic rock n' roll hits El Camino Cantina's food menu is unashamedly Tex-Mex (not Mexican). Featuring over 20 types of street tacos, sizzling steak, chicken and prawn fajitas, Buffalo hot wings, nachos and fresh, hand-made flour tortillas. Perfect for parties and sharing with groups of all sizes.The drinks are dangerous with giant house made Tommy margaritas, local & imported craft beers and over 100 tequilas & mezcals.
Yes, our venue is available for exclusive hire. El Camino's loud and lively atmosphere lends itself to both corporate and private exclusive events. Located in Brisbane's famous Showgrounds, this vibrant venue is perfect to host your upcoming event. Please contact our Events Team with your enquiry.
El Camino Cantina Bowen Hills does not have any private dining rooms in venue, however we can accommodate large parties across our Main Dining Floor. Please speak with your Event Manager to discuss the most appropriate area for your party.
Yes, our menu can accommodate a wide range of dietary requirements such as vegetarian, vegan and gluten free. Please specify dietary requirements when enquiring.
We are a fully licensed restaurant, therefore we do not allow BYO.
Yes, for all parties of 20 or more guests we require a set menu. We offer 3 different set menus all of which incorporate legendary Tex-Mex Classics. For cocktail style events a Canape menu is also available.
Kindly note, a set menu is implemented to ensure the highest quality of food and service for larger groups.
Yes, for events at El Camino Cantina both beverages on consumption and beverage packages are available. We recommend pre-selecting a range of beverages from our extensive beverage list. Our standard recommendation is:
1 x Sparkling/ Champagne
2 x White Wine
2 x Red Wine
3 x Beers
Yes, El Camino Cantina provides a legendary, vibrant venue located in Brisbane's Showgrounds Rocks which can accommodate both a wedding ceremony and/or reception.
es, you may. Please bear in mind that El Camino Cantina is a full themed venue flooded with neon lights and retro decor. Minimal additional decorations are neccessary. However, the Rockpool Dining Group Events Team can provide you with contacts to assist you with visually styling your event if you wish. Kindly note all decorations excluding floral arrangements are restricted to semi-private/exclusive events only.

Please note we do not allow glitter, confetti, naked flames or any decorations of offence.
Children are more than welcome into El Camino Cantina, we offer a Kids Menu to ensure everyone is catered to. Please note all minors must be accompanied by their legal parent or guardian, and are required to vacate the premises by 9pm on Fridays and Saturdays. Kindly note our venue does not provide highchairs.
Yes, you may bring your own cake. Please note, should you wish to provide your own cake, a cakeage fee will apply.
El Camino Cantina is a fun, casual restaurant and this is reflected in our dress code. However we kindly ask for no offensive slogans or logos.
Yes, El Camino Cantina Bowen Hills has both disabled access and access to disabled facilities.
We are able to hold group bookings for a maximum of 24 hours as it is a live booking system. For larger events, please speak to one of our Event Managers - this is dependent on other enquiries and the timeframe of the event.
The venue has 11 TV's on site. However, we have teamed up with a professional third party supplier who are able to deliver every AV need for your event. Please note, AV may only be used in private spaces or when the venue has been hired exclusively.
A room hire fee is subject to the venue and is event specific. A room hire fee and/or minimum spends will be provided upon quoting.
A minimum spend is the amount that must be met on food and beverage purchases. It includes staffing costs. If, at the conclusion of your Event the minimum spend has not been met, the final bill will be rounded up to reach this amount accordingly. The deficit is payable on the day of and immediately after the conclusion of the Event, by cash or credit card. Additional costs such as Service Charge, theming, security, AV etc is not included in the minimum spend.
A Service Charge is applicable on all groups of 10 guests or more.
Given our location next to the Brisbane Showgrounds we are easily accessible by public transport. The nearest train station, Fortitude Valley is located 8 minutes walk away or Bowen Hills train station is a 13 minute walk away. Buses access the streets surrounding the Brisbane Showgrounds regularly.
Yes, a 15% public holiday surcharge applies across all Rockpool Dining Group venues.
Yes, El Camino Cantina accepts all credit cards: AMEX, Visa, Mastercard and Diners.
No, smoking is not permitted within the premises of El Camino Cantina Bowen Hills.

Event Rooms

Bar

Min 5 people, Max 16 people

Main Dining Room

Min 10 people, Max 90 people

Bar Dining

Min 15 people, Max 144 people

Exclusive Use

Min 100 people, Max 270 people

Event Room Layouts

Theatre
Classroom
U-Shape
Cabaret
Boardroom
Banquet
Cocktail
Hollow Square
Exhibition
Bar
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16
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Main Dining Room
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90
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Bar Dining
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144
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160
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Exclusive Use
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250
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Theatre
Classroom
U-Shape
Cabaret
Boardroom
Banquet
Cocktail
Hollow Square
Exhibition
Bar
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16
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Main Dining Room
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90
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Bar Dining
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144
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160
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Exclusive Use
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250
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