The Oxley Village Grocer
The Oxley Village Grocer, an expansive 1000-sqm grocery experience within the foodie precinct of The Oxley 1823 on Lavarack Road, harkens back to the corner stores of yesteryear, providing all the appetizing provisions you may need for any occasion, but it’s boutique and bourgeoise, like a corner store on steroids.
From your first step through the inviting crisp white sliding entrance to this local and family-owned boutique grocer, you’ll see this is not your average grocery store, as you’re immediately greeted by the Oxley’s mini white retro delivery van laden with the most spectacular floral display you’ll find outside of a fancy florist.
You are also more than likely to be greeted by the friendly Village Butcher Steve of Gourmet Meats, a long-time local who brings the craftmanship and artistry of butchery to life with his his personalised service, premium cuts and expertly curated selections that redefine the art of meat and promise a carnivore's paradise. You’ve probably never spent so much time browsing the meat section as you will here, as you marvel at the premium farm-to-plate cuts, including beef sourced from Signature OnFarm’s $30-million facility at Moranbah.
Just past the Village Butcher you’ll be greeted by the rainbow of colour that is the Fresh Produce section. You can immediately see that the Village Grocer celebrates the local farmers and producers and the regions agricultural richness, presenting all the glorious fruit and vegetable you could possibly name and might imagine using in any meal or recipe.
Alongside deli meats that are sliced to order and the mountains of cheese, and even some heat-and-eat meals that are prepared by the venue’s own onsite chef, you’ll find the sensational seafood, including Mooloolaba king prawns, delivered daily and chilling on ice. Salami sample anyone? The friendly and entertaining Deli staff are more than happy to offer you a bite or sample of any of their divine wares.
Every step further inside is a sensory experience that transcends the ordinary, every aisle tells a story of timeless quality and artisanal treasures—you will find that you are embarking on a journey of taste and tradition at the heart of culinary excellence. Even the fruits have been meticulously presented and packaged for your convenience. Colourful and mouth-wateringly beautiful to behold, not to mention perfect for healthy grab-and-go snacks or for junior’s lunchbox, the grocer has thought of everything to make fresh healthy food easy and convenient.
Beyond the Deli, you’ll find the Gourmet wall, where food and culinary craftsmanship meets carnivorous cravings. From small goods, expertly curated meat selections, artisanal cheeses, and freshly baked bread, you’ll find a meticulously curated range of products. The shelves are a tapestry of colours, textures, and aromas, inviting patrons to explore and indulge in a world of culinary delights.
Whether you’re seeking the perfect ingredients for a gourmet meal or looking to discover new and unique flavours, elevate your culinary journey with The Oxley Village Grocer— an unparalleled shopping experience and a place where the art of food meets the joy of discovery, inviting everyone to savour the essence of paradise in every bite.
By Michaela Lyons
The Oxley Village Grocer
17 Lavarack Road