Food & Drink

Food and drinks
at Barefoot Cinema

Barefoot Cinema is much more than a movie and our great selection of food and drinks is a highlight of our events.

Make sure you arrive early to enjoy an icy cold drink from the Barefoot Bar, tuck into some delicious food truck food and stock up on tasty treats from the Candy Bar – not to mention the live music and lawn games to keep you entertained!

The Barefoot Bar

If you’re looking for an icy cold drink, the Barefoot Bar is the place to be this summer as we’ll be stocking delicious craft beer and cider from Matso’s, a selection of brilliant wine from Babo and the quintessential summer drink, Aperol Spritz!

The Candy Bar

For those of you with a sweet tooth, our candy bar if fully stocked with popcorn, choc tops, lollies and all of the treats you’d expect at the cinema!

Food Truck Food

If you’re looking for something more substantial, we will have food trucks on site every night providing a host of options to complete your foodie experience. Our rotating list of food trucks will be serving up delicious meals all night long (with one or two trucks each night).  Check the website and social media closer to the event for details of the trucks that will be at your screening!

Food and drink partners

Coming soon to a Barefoot Cinema near you are Carman’s Super Seed & Grain Crackers. Carman’s is passionate about creating delight every day, and Barefooters will be delighted to experience this delicious range of crackers with flavours like Rosemary & Sea Salt, Pepita & Poppy Seed, and Ancient Grain & Cracked Pepper. Packed full of grains and seeds to enrich your wellbeing, Carman’s will be showcasing the crackers as part of Barefoot Cinema aperitivo hour each night, as well as with the Barefoot cheese, dips & cracker platter available at the bar (perfect to complement your favourite summer beverage).

Each night, look out for the Carman’s sampler who will be giving Barefooters yummy, complimentary snacks on arrival at the venue and don’t forget to enter the #barefootwithcarmans Competition – take a photo with the Carman’s swing for your chance to win a beautiful hamper.

At Ripponlea, Carman’s will run a few special nights, with exciting surprises and gifts for all Barefooters! Stay tuned via the Barefoot Cinema and Carman’s social media channels closer to the season to find out exact details and dates for your summer scheduling.
We’re thrilled to have Jalna as a Gold Sponsor across all our events this season. 
Jalna and Barefoot Cinema is a match made in heaven as, like us, they have a passion for all things natural. Jalna is a third-generation Australian owned family business, that has not wavered from its founding principles of making pot-set yoghurt the traditional way. Their new Double Cream Yoghurts are the creamiest, silkiest, most decadent yoghurt with real fruit on the bottom. And because Jalna yoghurts are naturally pot-set without additives, preservatives, or anything artificial, there really is nothing quite as pure and delicious.

You’ll be sure to see lots of those little pots of purity at Barefoot Cinema this summer! Make sure you treat yourself to one.
We’re delighted to have Matso's Brewery as one of our alcohol partners at Barefoot Cinema this season. Matso’s hails from the tropics of Australia, and has a range of yummy drinks to help you Escape the Ordinary. Exactly what suits a night at Barefoot!

Try their fun, fruity, refreshing and flavour-filled beers this Summer if you’re looking for something a little different to normal beer or ciders. They’re best known for their Ginger Beer and Mango Beer, plus we’ll also have the NEW Matso’s Hard Lemon available– a low sugar, zesty alcoholic lemonade made from real Aussie lemons.

Something you may not know, is that the Matso’s range makes great cocktails when paired with spirits or apertifs, so search the hashtag #MatsosMix on Instagram for more.

To learn more about Matso's, head to their Instagram (@matsosbeer) or website, and make sure you try out their great beverages at Barefoot Cinema - you might even catch them doing a sampling bar on-site, if you're lucky! 😉
It wouldn’t be a real summer event without the quintessential summer drink, Aperol Spritz, and we’re delighted to have Aperol as part of our events this summer!  Sunny, lively and perfect for sharing with friends, the Aperol Spritz will be available to Barefooters across the season at all locations with its bright orange colour and zesty, bittersweet taste. Make sure you plan your Barefoot date to enjoy Aperol’s perfectly balanced combination of oranges, herbs and roots; a secret recipe which has remained unchanged since it was created in 1919.
Classically Italian, an Aperol Spritz is the most popular drink of choice for Aperitivo, with over 1 million served per day in Italy alone! Refreshing and citrusy, it will bring an element of true Italian style to any occasion. Aperol Spritz: come together and enjoy each other’s company.  DRINK RESPONSIBLY
We’re thrilled to have Babo Wines as our wine partner this summer! In 2009 Babo Wines was born, joining Australian winemaker duo (and best mates since school) Justin Bubb and Luke Saturno. Justin’s expertise in Italian winemaking comes from almost a decade working at globally recognised wineries in Tuscany and Piedmont, while Luke gained extensive experience working in senior wine marketing roles in London. Together, their mission has been to consistently make great quality wine in the most famous regions of Italy and bring it back to Australia, so more Aussies can fall in love with Italian wine like they have.
With Babo, the team aims to produce approachable wines that stylistically represent the regions they love. They want to shake any stuffy or old-fashioned stereotypes of Italian wine by producing contemporary styles that suit the wine-savvy palates of Australians.

We think they’ve been successful, and we know you’ll think so too when you opt for a glass of Babo Wine at the Barefoot Bar. Make sure you keep your eyes peeled for the Babo Wines team who are sure to be hosting tastings of their delicious drop at select Barefoot Cinema screenings across the season!
Wallaby Water is Australia’s most recycled and most recyclable packaged water alternative. 

As a response to the global single-use plastics crisis that threatens our oceans and causes millions of plastic bottles to enter landfill every day; Wallaby Water aims to replace plastic bottles with infinitely recyclable aluminium cans and bottles. Aluminium is Australia's highest recycled beverage container.

Sustainably packaged at the source at the base of Mt Buninyong in Victoria's volcanic region, the water is exceptionally smooth and well balanced with plenty of natural minerals.

Together, Wallaby Water and Barefoot Cinemas partnering so together, they can eliminate problematic plastics.
You'll find the delicious 400 Gradi menu, including their famous woodfired pizzas, every night at Barefoot Cinema Rippon Lea and Werribee!

400 Gradi adheres to the guidelines of the Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana (the world authority on traditional Neapolitan pizza). Johnny was the first ever Australian inducted into the AVPN, and is the Principal of Australasia for the Association.

Gradi Group continues to challenge themselves and match award-winning standards – recently awarded Best Pizzeria of 2018. With several Pizzaiolo competing in World Championships, 400 Gradi always sets the heat to high.

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