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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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, circa 1889 Mansions building, Augustine's on George is one of Brisbane'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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Winner Australian Gourmet Traveller Wine List of the Year 2012. Who knew it would be possible to experience Miami-style poolside cocktails in the heart of Brisbane? Along with poolside glamour, Bacchus restaurant at Rydges Southbank is flaunting its designer good looks and cuisine to a swank city crowd who can't get enough of it.
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Balloons Over Brisbane is one of Australia's most established balloon rides, floating over Brisbane's scenic rim, enjoy a morning when time stands still to experience your first balloon ride, in this most traditional form of flight.
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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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