Restaurants, Catering and Canteens


The two training restaurants located at CQUniversity Mackay and Rockhampton are open to the public on specific dates and times to provide students with the opportunity to practice their skills and be assessed in catering, hospitality and front-line management. Each restaurant has a kitchen and dining area where students undertake practical training in food preparation, customer service and hospitality management.

Students assist in operating the restaurants which offer a variety of high quality and affordable meals and beverages.

To make a reservation to dine at one of the restaurants, please phone the following numbers:

Willby's Training Restaurant

CQUniversity Rockhampton, City (Former CQ TAFE)
Operating Hours: Thursday lunch, Coffee Shop open Wednesday and Thursday, 10 am - 12 noon
Bar Sessions: Selected Friday's from 4 pm - 7.30 pm
Ph: (07) 4920 2777

Check our calendar for availability.

The 5th Floor Training Restaurant

CQUniversity Mackay, City (Former CQ TAFE)
Operating Hours: Open at selected times during the term. Please contact the restaurant for times and dates.
Ph: (07) 4940 3391

Canteens and Catering

200 Degrees Catering
CQUniversity Rockhampton North
Phone: (07) 4930 9587

Bird Cage Cafe Emerald
Operating Hours 9 am - 1 pm
Ph (07) 4980 4142

Bird Cage Cafe Mackay City
Operating Hours 8.30 am - 1.30 pm
Ph (07) 4940 3272

Bird Cage Cafe Ooralea
Operating Hours 8.30 am - 1.30 pm
Ph (07) 49407466

Bird Cage Bar and Lounge Northside Campus
Operating Hours 7.30 am - 5 pm
Ph (07) 4930 9723

Bird Cage Cafe Rockhampton City
Operating Hours 8 am - 2 pm
Ph (07) 4920 2167