Coronavirus restrictions are gradually relaxing across the state. This live list will guide you through the places that are reopening at each stage of the wind-back.

We’re updating this list as new information becomes available. Get in touch at if you have relevant news.



Baja is running a tasting menu for bookings of 10 people. To book, call (07) 3625 0069 or email

211 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley

Canvas Club

This popular Woolloongabba bar offers limited dinner sittings on Friday and Saturday nights. For more info call 0412 603 276 or see

16b Logan Road, Woolloongabba

City Winery

The working winery in the heart of the Valley is back for weekend fireside dining. Call (07) 3854 1392 to enquire.

11 Wandoo Street, Fortitude Valley

Donna Chang Dining

The enormously popular CBD Chinese restaurant has reopened its private dining room for bookings. Email for info.

171 George Street, Brisbane


Nick Pinn and Paul Hoffman’s Drum has reopened for 10-person-max dining. Call 0499 079 719 or see for more info.

12 Longland Street, Newstead

Happy Boy Fortitude Valley

Enormously popular Valley restaurant Happy Boy is taking 10-person bookings for two sittings – 5.30pm and 7.45pm. Diners can choose between either a Happy Boy banquet menu or a Kid Curry banquet menu. Both are priced at $90 per person for food and drinks. To book, email

826 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley

Les Bubbles

The popular Valley steak house has reopened for a limited dinner service. Seating times are strict and guests are limited to a 1.5 hour dining period. Bookings are essential via or 0444 573 955.

144 Wickham Street, Fortitude Valley


Open from May 16. Book here.

224 Given Terrace, Paddington

La Lune Wine Co

Paul McGivern’s brilliant wine spot has reopened for dinner Tuesday to Saturday 4pm to late and also for Sunday lunch service. Book ahead via (07) 3255 2420 or to avoid missing out.

Shop 5 109 Melbourne Street, South Brisbane

Proof BBQ and Booze

Ryan Lane’s barbeque spot is taking bookings again. Sittings are 90 minutes long and you can consider bookings as pretty much essential – do that via Opentable.

14 104 Newmarket Road, Windsor


Umami is running its abridged takeaway menu and newly introduced yum cha menu for dine-in Thursday to Sunday for dinner, and Saturday and Sunday for lunch. For more info, see

2 624 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley

Vaquero Dining

Nick Pinn's Vaquero has reopened for 10-person-max dining. Call (07) 3862 3606 or see for more info.

344 Sandgate Road, Albion

1889 Enoteca

One of Brisbane’s favourite Italian restaurants is back in action from Saturday, May 23. Dinner is daily with lunch on Sundays. Reservations are for two hours, only. Bookings can be made via or phone on (07) 3392 4315.

819 Stanley Street, Woolloongabba

Bird's Nest Yakitori

Bird’s Nest’s Valley and West End restaurants have reopened for limited lunch and dinner dine-in services. Reservations are recommended. Book online here.

5/220 Melbourne Street, South Brisbane


Freja and Nathan Dunnell have rebooted the dinner service at their tiny Wilston fine diner. Reservations for winter have been released – visit for bookings.

3/1 MacGregor Street, Wilston


This beautiful upstairs bistro has reopened for weekend lunch walk-ins and for dinner Friday to Sunday (bookings are essential for dinner). Time slots are 4pm to 5.30pm, 5.30pm to 7pm, 7pm to 8.30pm and 8.30pm to 10pm, with diners given the choice of four set menus. Book here.

Level 1 39 Melbourne Street, South Brisbane


This tiny Italian restaurant in Fortitude Valley has reopened for 10-pax-max dining. It’s offering its entire dining room for bookings of 10 people, plus a few options for smaller groups. Online bookings only via Mosconi’s website.

B 164 Arthur Street, Fortitude Valley

Reuben's Deli

Reuben’s has reopened to once again serve its New York-inspired menu of deli-style sandwiches, burgers and drinks. It’s open for lunch Tuesday to Sunday and dinner Thursday to Saturday. Larger reservations will need to book on (07) 3367 2447.

1/208 Given Terrace, Paddington

La Lune Wine Co

Paul McGivern’s brilliant wine spot has reopened for dinner Tuesday to Saturday 4pm to late, and also for Sunday lunch service. Book ahead via (07) 3255 2420 or to avoid missing out.

Shop 5 109 Melbourne Street, South Brisbane

Mrs Brown's

The (usually) heaving Commercial Road nightspot has reopened for dine-in with 90-minute seatings at 12pm, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm and 8pm, Thursday through Sunday. For more info, see here.

32 Commercial Road, Newstead


Red Hook

Red Hook's New York-inspired menu of burgers, wings and beers is back. Large bookings (up to a maximum of 10 people, of course) are welcome. To book, call (07) 3220 0462 or email

3 88 Creek Street, Brisbane

Tetto Rooftop Bar

Tim Johnson’s eye-catching Amalfi Coast-inspired rooftop bar has reopened for limited service. Bookings are essential – you can do that here.

1/807 Stafford Road, Everton Park

The Woods

Gillian Letham and Gerard Hartnett’s crazy popular suburban bar is back with a limited food and drinks service. There are three bookable sessions each day and meals must be purchased if you want to have a few beers. The bar is keeping the names, residential addresses and contact phone numbers of all guests. Bookings can be made via

Blackwood Street, Mitchelton


PawPaw Cafe

The enormously popular Gabba cafe has reopened for bookings. To reserve a table, see here.

898 Stanley Street, Woolloongabba

Morning After

This classy brunch spot has reopened for 10-person-max service from 7am. Bookings are encouraged with seatings limited to one hour in duration. The details of every diner are recorded. For more information and to book, see here.

Corner Vulture Street and Cambridge Street, West End

Pearl Cafe

This longstanding Woolloongabba cafe has reopened for breakfast. Bookings are essential on the weekend. For more information, see the cafe’s Facebook page.

Pearl Cafe 28 Logan Road, Woolloongabba
18 Proe Street, Newstead