Brisbane's dining scene has evolved at a rapid pace over the last couple of years and it has no intention of slowing down. With top Australian restaurants like Aria, Stokehouse and Sake making Brisbane its second home and the calibre of the restaurants, cafes and bars opening up around the city, there's never been a better time to follow your tastebuds to foodie heaven.
Dining hotspots to try include Eagle Street Pier in the City, River Quay at South Bank and the eat streets in the urban villages like Boundary Street in West End, Oxford Street in Bulimba and Logan Road in Woolloongabba.
And to seal the deal, these top-notch restaurants have access to some of the best produce around with Moreton Bay seafood, fresh farm produce and boutique Queensland wineries on the city’s doorstep.
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Nestled among the many eateries on Milton's bustling Park Road, 16th on the Park is one of those rare places that manages to tick all boxes.
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One Chefs Hat - Queensland Good Food Guide 2012Housed in a heritage listed building in Woolloongabba's antique quarter, 1889 Enoteca stands as an ode to great Italian food and wine.
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Located on Miskin Street, only 10-15 minutes walk from Toowong Village, 85 Miskin Street is a relaxed venue offering diners with a menu that embraces flavours from all over the world.
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Located on High Street in Toowong, A Night in India is what curry lovers' dreams are made of. Friendly, attentive service and evocative surroundings set the scene at this long-standing local favourite while fragrant, richly flavoursome Indian dishes - all prepared fresh according to traditional recipes - steal the limelight.
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Retrace the tracks of Cobb & Co, the first people movers of the outback, as you traverse the unique and fascinating Adventure Way.
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Situated opposite South Bank Parklands, Ahmet's is more than just a dining experience. This award-winning Turkish restaurant is a feast for all the senses, weaving together colourful lanterns, rugs and murals with jangling Turkish music and rich, exotic dishes best enjoyed amongst friends.
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One Chef Hat - Queensland Good Food Guide 2012One of Brisbane's hidden gems, Alchemy Restaurant and Bar ticks all the boxes, with exceptional food and a dazzling view over the Brisbane River.
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Gastropub, tiki bar, cafe, underground cellar bar and late night dessert bar, Alfred and Constance is a one stop shop for all your dining and drinking desires.
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Located in the heart of South Bank Parklands, Amici's Italian Restaurant offers something for everyone.
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Located on Brunswick Street in New Farm, Anise is warm, inviting and distinctly original. This cosy wine room features an intimate setting that seats patrons around the bar, and a sophisticated ambience in which aperitifs, wine and French-inspired tapas dishes marry deliciously.
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