Spaces to relax


Time for a coffee, lunch or dinner?


Looking for a place to catch up with friends? Ready to enjoy a coffee or a beer and great food?

Join us at one of our cafes for some time away from the everyday. 

Baseline Cafe

We are your local cafe and bar and proudly part of the community. Nestled in at Pat Rafter Arena, we are a venue with a difference! We are your breakfast place, your local bar, and your venue to catch up with friends.

Join us for breakfast and lunch, 7 days a week from 7am – 2pm.

Proudly serving Merlo coffee. 

Whether you are at the arena for a hit of tennis, walking by, playing across the road at riverside park or cycling past on your morning ride, Baseline Cafe is the perfect spot to stop an unwind in the airconditioned cafe or outdoor courtside alfresco area.

Monday to Sunday 7am to 2pm

Baseline Menu and venue details

The Feathers Cafe

Postioned near Gate C at Nissan Arena, The Feathers Cafe is open on event days. A great spot for a coffee catch up whether you are participating in a venue program or just local in the area. Plenty of parking and seating available indoors or out.

Entry to the venue off Mains Rd, Nathan.

Cakes, toasties, sandwiches, salads and more from our daily cabinet display and also proudly serving Merlo coffee.

Open on venue event days.

See you there.


Sammy G's

Located on the Nathan Campus of Griffith University - N11 The Hub ground floor.

Sammy G's is open:  Monday - Friday from 8am - 2pm.

With a focus on an exceptional dining experience, Sammy G's is the perfect place for lunch with colleagues.

Choose from entrees, mains or dessert. Cakes and great Merlo coffee are also avilable.

 Also available for private event bookings at the 'chefs table' 

Aquatic Cafe

Located on the ground level of the Aquatic Centre at the Sleeman Sports Complex.

Monday - Sunday 7am - 2pm.

Choose from a great range of cabinet selections and made to order breakfast and lunch options. Proudly serving Merlo coffee.

Pre orders available - View menu here

A great spot to relax with friends  pre or post workout.