Best Restaurants In Brisbane
Brisbane, Queensland, known as the sunny city, has a vibrant dining scene that has come into its own by carving a unique identity for itself that is distinctively different from other capital cities in Australia. From modern fine dining to Italian fare and Spanish tapas it satisfies every taste and its award-winning restaurants compare to the best in the country. The best romantic restaurants can be found on Eagle St. Pier and Southbank while new wine bars and restaurants flourish in the late night playground of Fortitude Valley.
Award Winning Restaurants
Alchemy Restaurant & Bar
A hidden gem, Alchemy Restaurant offers an exceptional dining experience with a dazzling view of the Brisbane River. The owners have managed to meld exquisite dining with a delightful atmosphere and lively bar into one unique venue. The Brisbane Times Good Food Guide awarded Alchemy Restaurant and Bar One Chef Hat in 2017.
Aria Brisbane Restaurant
Aria Brisbane is a sophisticated award-winning restaurant with an unforgettable dining experience and a venue with spectacular views of the Kangaroo Point Cliffs and Story Bridge. Floor to ceiling glass allows diners to marvel at the magnificent views while enjoying fine dining at its best. The menu offers a well-balanced choice of dishes featuring local Australian produce and an award-winning wine list. The restaurant was awarded Two Chef Hats by the 2017 Brisbane Times Good Food Guide Awards.
Bacchus Restaurant & Bar
The award-winning Bacchus Restaurant exudes elegance and charm that offers a high level of indulgence in dining and entertainment. The interior design by L.A. sensation Tracy Beckmann brings together the timeless sophistication of old Hollywood glamor with the vibrant restaurant scene of New York, and the Soleil Pool Bar adds a touch of luxury to the weekend leisure scene. The creatively inspired menu offers modern Australian fare and a carefully selected wine list. The impressive line-up of vintage Champagnes on offer adds to a dining experience with extravagant indulgence in mind.
Brasserie on the River @ Stamford Brisbane
Spectacularly located within the marvelous Stamford Hotel situated on the Brisbane River the Brasserie invites guests to indulge in high tea or an extremely civilized buffet on weekends. Best known for its scrumptious seafood buffet and carvery and backed by an extensive and delectable a-la-carte menu, you can relax in the pleasant atmosphere while sipping a cognac and gazing over the water and the terraced gardens.
Black Bird Bar & Grill
Situated on the old Queensland Rugby Club site this stylish Bar and Grill has a distinctly classy touch. The impressive décor in the dining room has luxury gold finishes, soft lighting and plush velvet seating. The stunning view over the Brisbane River lends an air of calm relaxation and comfort. The modern Australian menu boasts quality steaks with special little touches like tiny Coffin Bay oysters that are served less than six hours after being harvested.
West End Restaurants
The inner-city suburb of West End is dotted with contemporary cafes, vintage stores and cozy bars that oozes eclectic and alternative charm. The restaurant scene in West End is particularly diverse with top restaurants like the Burrow and Mu’ooz. The Burrow serves a variety of craft beers that are truly Australian with mouthwatering pizzas. Mu’ooz is a non-profit restaurant that serves food with exotic flavors from North-East Africa and all profits go towards providing training, work experience, and employment opportunities to African refugees.
Whatever your taste Brisbane is sure to satisfy your appetite if you put the time in discovering it's culinary treasures.