Attention anyone who grew up in suburban Brisbane when a dining experience was the local Sizzler or Coffee Club: things have changed. Neighbourhood has joined Kenmore favourites The Single Guys, Sichuan Bang Bang and Pizzeria Violetta in proving restaurateurs see the benefits of getting out of town.
Neighbourhood is comfortable, inviting and unpretentious. The menu is quite small; a few favourites done very well (think a traditional margherita. And prosciutto, red onion and artichoke).
The wine list is carefully chosen and keenly priced and consists of small Australian producers. The beer list is anchored by the Neighbourhood Pale Ale, brewed in-house and designed to complement the pizza; it’s light and not very bitter, so it cuts through the grease.
The look is woodgrain, white walls and moody lighting, and the soundtrack is based on the (large) in-house record collection.