Over the past ten years or so Brisbane has totally transformed itself into one of Australia’s hottest cities. While the art and music scenes have played a major role in the transformation, and Brisbane hotels have become known as some of Australia’s finest, the influence of Brisbane’s booming food industry cannot be denied. Nowadays Brisbane offers some of the most diverse and delicious dining options in the country, with the following magnificent restaurants just a few of the many waiting for you here.
This popular establishment is an espresso and pizza bar and is a fantastic example of how modern Brisbane has flourished, with its simple style and delicious offerings drawing people from all walks of life. Boasting Brisbane’s best pizza and some of the city’s best coffee along with a fresh open air design, Firefly is also a trendy and relaxed evening venue of a Wednesday, Thursday and Friday night. So if you are looking to try out some of the best of Brisbane’s new food scene, make sure that Firefly is up towards the top of your ‘must-see’ list.
For those who love Asian food but have found themselves yearning for something new, Gazebo is just what you’ve been dreaming of, as Chef Darren Clements puts a decidedly modern twist on an Asian inspired menu to provide your tastebuds with a treat they will never forget. Apart from the delicious food, Gazebo offers a chic interior, a stunning view of the city skyline, and with the delicious menu constantly changing there is always something new to enjoy. So whether you are celebrating a special occasion or are just looking for a tasty dinner, come and experience what many are describing as one of the best restaurants in the city.
This fantastic restaurant is located across from Brisbane’s stunning Botanical Gardens close to some of the best accommodation in Brisbane, and here you will be treated to some of the most creative, artistic and delicious food that you will find anywhere in Queensland. Open for lunch and dinner, some of the highlights include the sticky pork spare ribs, the house cured salmon and anything on the dessert menu is sure to blow your mind. Regardless of what you order, the presentation is exquisite, the service is second to none and (considering the quality of the food and the size of the servings) the value for money is truly impressive.
Berkley’s On Ann
If you haven’t discovered this great place yet, prepare yourself for love at first sight as this fantastic Brisbane destination has it all! Located right downtown opposite Central Station, Berkley’s consists of a coffee lounge, lounge bar and an a la carte restaurant, making it the right place for a host of different scenarios and situations. The food is very much of the modern Australian genre and you can get anything from a delicious steak to a creative variety of “Petite Bites”. If you are here on a Friday night you will be treated to some of Brisbane’s best local live music.