One of the many highlights of any visit to Brisbane is experiencing the epicurean delights of the city’s different neighbourhoods. Brisbane is immeasurably proud of its reputation for fine dining, and within a ten minute radius of the town centre you can choose between the kitchens of European, Mediterranean, Asian or contemporary Australian restaurants.
This award winning restaurant gives visitors the opportunity to experience foods found native in Australia, including meat from emu, wallaby, possum and wild boar.
If you thought organic food was for hippies you’ll be pleasantly surprised with this sophisticated eatery. The mixed vegetarian and meat dish menu is Italian inspired.
Cru is a hip bar and restaurant, and a hotspot for celebrity spotting. The food is great and the venue is very stylish. In 2009 Cru Bar won the "Australia´s Wine list of the Year" award, needless to say that the drink menu will not disappoint you.
Cha Cha Char Wine Bar & Grill
This is a steak restaurant with an excellent reputation so vegetarians aren’t going to find much on the menu. They do, however, serve great seafood. The menu is very detailed, you can find out the breed, age, size and diet of the animal.
Watt Restaurant + Bar
Winner of the Restaurant and Caterers Best Al fresco Restaurant in both 2004 and 2006, this restaurant will serve you the best of Brisbane’s cuisine. The waterfront location with sunny terraces and balconies add to the experience.
Anise is a cosy 16-seat wine bar and restaurant offering French inspired food which serves its cuisine at the bar (table settings are placed at the bar). The menu changes seasonally.
Sono invites you to an attractive venue serving delicious Japanese food in nice tranquil surroundings. The food is traditional Japanese with a modern twist, you just can´t go wrong here.
Choose a table on their deck, enjoy the cooling Queensland breeze and indulge in great Persian food. You can either choose between many smaller dishes or head straight for one big main course.
Urbane Restaurant is an award winning, fine-dining restaurant offering a menu inspired by the European and Asian cuisine. The food is prepared with classic techniques but with a modern flare, this experience is a must.
The atmosphere at this loft style restaurant is warm, relaxed and is perfect for an intimate dinner or a wedding reception alike. Have a delicious drink at the ten meters Tasmanian oak bar after your luxurious, almost-to-good-to-be-true, dinner.
The Spice Avenue Balti Restaurant
The Spice Avenue Balti Restaurant is one of the best Indian restaurants in Brisbane. If you are a group then go for the mixed entrees and enjoy all the different flavours of India.
The chef, Javier Codina, is from Barcelona, Spain and has established a great reputation for his amazing food at Moda. The food is innovative and fresh and if you book in time you can reserve a private dining room.
Montrachet will not disappoint you with their love for the French kitchen. This is a great place to visit for any occasion but be aware of that they are not opened on weekends.