This is the most exciting place in town to eat in – here are our picks of the bunch.
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An immaculate rooftop bar and restaurant from the Donna Chang crew. Expect cocktails, sangria, a tight wine list and a broad menu of Mediterranean share plates served against a backdrop unlike anything else in the city.
Four of Brisbane’s best restaurant brains are behind this theatrical diner, featuring a woodfire-driven menu and impressive 1500-bottle wine list.
Via a long marble bar, this moody 60-seat restaurant puts guests up close and personal with its woodfire grill, used to cook an ever-changing menu that might include Black Angus short rib or pickled kohlrabi.
Modern Chinese food and a killer wine list from brothers Cameron and Jordan Votan.
Housed inside an 1890's brick building in The Valley, this moody Italian diner and wine bar lists more than 150 sustainable drops from Sicily and beyond. House-baked breads, pastas and antipasti sidle refined mains with a traditional twist.
Prawn doughnuts with yuzu curd are the kind of creative fare you can expect at this moody, communal Japanese restaurant from the owners of Longtime.
Enter this handsome curry house for fragrant curries, sides and starters drawn from across India and Southeast Asia. It’s all helped down by a tight, Italian-leaning wine list stacked with small-scale producers.
Rustic Italian cooking reigns at this spacious, timber-clad restaurant. Visit for woodfired Napoli-style pizza; oxtail and pork shin ragu rigatoni; plus a lengthy list of Italian vino to match.
The Moubment Group’s best-regarded restaurant delivers innovative Middle Eastern cuisine in a texture-rich dining room.
A couple of young guns cooking (and doing the dishes) in a tiny, 10-seat omakase-style fine diner down a pokey laneway.
Widely regarded as one of the country’s best Greek restaurants.
A gorgeous restaurant and bar at the centre of Brisbane's Middle Eastern moment.
While rooftop bar Eleven takes a break, we have this Mexican pop-up. There's ninety seats, a local-produce driven menu and a shedload of tequila, all set to those jaw-dropping views.
Vietnamese street food with a modern twist.
Brick walls, leather banquettes, house-made pasta and Italian wine.
At this neon-lit, two-storey late-night pasta joint, you'll find $15 serves of house-made pasta, $13 glasses of wine and late-night beats.
Pan-Asian share plates and an impressive drinks list in a moody Valley dining room.
A war-era warehouse transforms into a beautiful 60-seat Italian restaurant.
Brisbane’s first pasta laboratory, which aims for complete authenticity in its pasta and sauces.
A wood-fired Valley beauty in James Street's Ada Lane.
Burgers and beers with personality.
A lynchpin venue in a more quiet part of the Valley.
A 220-seat, 24/7 gastropub inside an old drapery, which has a dedicated katsu sando menu.
Accessible luxury in Chinatown.
Venue two for some of Brisbane’s best yakitori.
Simple burgers, done well.
Big and juicy home-style Northern Chinese dumplings