Come drink local with us

Photographer: Dominika Lis

Delivery Now Available!

Posted: 31 March 2020

We're delighted to be able to offer free local delivery, 10-5pm every day. Check out our delivery menu and fill out our order form to get yours!

COVID-19 Pandemic Shutdown

Posted: 23 March 2020

Sooooo, we now live in a world with no Jumping Goats Bar.

Thank you all for your support the last 15 months, it means that all is not lost and we are optimistic that we'll see you on the flip side. The sheer volume of smiles and positive feedback we've received every day since we opened keeps us motivated. So thank you from the very bottom of our hearts, take care everyone, be kind, and keep washing those hands.

Nigel and Peta

What We're About

Quality local craft beer, wine, spirits, cocktails, with live music, friendly atmosphere, cosy surrounds, tucked away in Margate on the Redcliffe Peninsula. Jumping Goats Bar is a small neighbourhood bar created and run by father and daughter team Nigel and Peta. We have two simple aims - bring people together, and support independent local businesses. And have fun, just like jumping goats do!


Our wide variety of craft beer is primarily from Brisbane and surrounds. Much of our wine was created in the Granite Belt region in Queensland. We have a wide range of spirits, including gins, whiskies, rums and vodka, primarily from Australia. We source from as near as we can because we believe in the quality we produce, in minimising our carbon footprint, and in supporting our local economy.

Our drinks list shows what's on tap right now (we regularly rotate the beers), or you can check out our wine or maybe our gin selection, or see if we make your favourite cocktail!


We have a wide range of bar snacks including locally made jerky and peanuts, plus cheese and crackers, and you're welcome BYO food from our excellent neighbouring takeaways or from home (need a place for a wet-weather picnic?). Practically next door to us we have delicious Kob's Thai Kitchen and fabulous Bella Sicilia Pizza and Pasta.


We have live music every Thursday night, Saturday night, Sunday afternoon/evening. Keep an eye on our What's On page for details. Plus board games, card games (anyone for a round of Exploding Kittens?), and something that looks suspiciously like but is definitely not for legal reasons jenga.

Quite frankly, there's nothing quite like us on the Peninsula!

Available for functions of up to 60-70 people (60 seated), please contact us to discuss.

We're pet and family friendly!

Three friends toasting with wine and cocktails over a timber slab table Photographer: Dominika Lis

Find us

Opening Hours

Wednesday: 4–9pm

Thursday–Friday: 2–Late

Saturday: 12-Late

Sunday: 12-9pm


4/295 Oxley Avenue
QLD 4019

Entrance to car park off Ewan St
07 3184 5473

About Us

Nigel and Peta
Photographer: Dominika Lis

Jumping Goats Bar is owned and run by father and daughter team Nigel Scanes and Peta Thames. Nigel is a Redcliffe Peninsula local who's been living here for over 30 years, a motorcycle enthusiast who loves a good chinwag, and he's long been on the lookout to start his own business. Peta has been lucky enough to live and travel overseas and in the process taste many of the world's premier wine regions, and firmly believes Queensland produces wines that hold their own with the best of them. Queensland also now produces some of the best beer in the country, and Peta is excited to bring this local talent to Margate.

We're supported by Mandy Scanes and Will Thames. Without their love and ongoing support, this project would never have made it as far as it has.

Search for 'jumping goats videos' to understand the inspiration behind our name. We're hoping you'll have as much fun at our bar as those little creatures have!


07 3184 5473

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