About Mantle Group

Pig 'N' Whistle was established in 1999 by Mantle Group as an authentic British pub for expats, locals and tourists to visit to enjoy great ales, much-loved and iconic dishes and the true welcoming atmosphere found throughout Britain.

Mantle Group is an established group of companies and trusts, owned by Jenny and Godfrey Mantle, which has been operating in Queensland since 1979. The company is fully accountable, transparent and committed to best business practices.

Mantle Group Business Divisions

Mantle Group’s divisions spread across property, hospitality, education and agriculture throughout Queensland, New South Wales and Bougainville, Papua New Guinea. Over the past 36 years, the group has amassed invaluable experience as owner-operators of privately owned leading venues and hospitality services. The successful business models and systems have been applied across the many diverse divisions of company.

Mantle Group has built each of their businesses into thriving operations through innovation, commitment, protocol, exceptional financial management and sheer hard work. This recipe is a core ingredient across every business within the group, who has future plans to build their success throughout the next 36 years with continued diversification across their five key industries.

Strong product brands have also been developed including Spitfire IPA boutique beer, Jacqueline’s Ridge Australian and New Zealand made wine and Mantle & Moon our new espresso coffee brand. The outcome of our location and brand strategy is market leadership in Brisbane’s CBD and the potential to expand the brands nationally and internationally.

Guiding principle

The guiding principle is to treasure customers. Their experience has shown that when Mantle Group businesses adopt this principle strong, sustainable and profitable business growth follows.


Mantle Group are committed participants within the communities in which their businesses are based. The team has a strong interest in sports, medical services, education, services to the homeless and the environment. The company supports the democratic process through disclosed donations to the major political parties in Australia.


Mantle Group is committed to sustainability and best environmental practices both philosophically and practically throughout all of their businesses interests. The property division is independently audited by Green Globe/Earth Check to ensure best practices of triple bottom line sustainability when measured against internationally recognised benchmarks.

Businesses in the Mantle Group include six Pig ‘N’ Whistle venues, The Charming Squire, Jimmy’s on the Mall, Milano, The Library Cafe and Phuc Deli-Viet.