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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One Chefs Hat - Queensland Good Food Guide 20121889 Enoteca is Brisbane's answer to pared back Italian and can be found in the historically-listed Moreton Rubber building in Woolloongabba's antique restaurant precinct.
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25 to 26 May 2013 Free Entry
"A World Apart" is held in the Scenic Rim in May every year. This event showcases unique local food and wine in five spectacular mountain settings.
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Anise restaurant in New Farm effuses an intimate and sophisticated ambience, where aperitifs, wine and French-inspired tapas dishes marry deliciously.
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Awarded Two Chef Hats - Queensland Good Food Guide 2012Located in the Eagle Street Pier precinct, ARIA Brisbane is co-owned and operated by Matt Moran and Peter Sullivan.
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Housed in the stately 1889 circa Mansions building, Augustine's on George is one of Queensland's premier fine-dining institutions.
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Azafran Restaurant is a local favourite in Brisbane's suburb of Annerley. Chef and owner Marc Bocquee shows off his culinary skill in the kitchen to create an ever-evolving Modern Australian menu with subtle European and Middle-Eastern influences.
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Barossa traditions have wound their way north to enrich Brisbane city folk with the ways of the vineyard at the unique restaurant, Bar Barossa.
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Barsoma is hidden away on the fringe of Brisbane's entertainment hub, Fortitude Valley. When the DJs aren't playing muted house tunes, the bar is host to laid-back live acts, so patrons can stretch out on the lounges with a cool wine or cocktail and just chill.
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Bavarian Bier Cafe Eagle Street Pier are perfectly positioned on the Brisbane waterfront. By uniting the fabulous setting with a striking interior that caters to groups of all sizes, Eagle Street Pier is destined to become a local hotspot for corporate lunches, after-work drinks, celebratory events and weekend fun.
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Bijou is a relaxed fine dining restaurant just off Oxford Street in busy Bulimba. The cuisine is Modern European with a Mediterranean influence complemented with an array of Australian and International wines that will suit all tastes and budgets.
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