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This Japanese and Korean fine-diner serves between 12 and 16 courses – omakase style. Dishes might include wagyu bulgogi, salmon caviar and aged kingfish sashimi. It’s all served in a moodily lit dining room, replete with a zen garden and a record player.
Three Stokehouse Q veterans are behind this down-to-earth little restaurant, where the clever pastas and interesting wine list change week to week, ensuring no two visits are the same.
This beautiful, fast-paced and very fun Italian restaurant is from the Same Same and Ages crew. Expect house-made pasta, stacks of antipasti and soft-serve gelato, accompanied by a 350-bottle wine list – all in one of Brisbane's most beguiling dining rooms.
A two-level brewery with collaboration beers, painting classes and an Asian-inspired food menu.
Head to this immaculate pure pink croissanterie for tiramisu croissants, zesty bitter orange custard cruffins and vanilla custard morning buns, washed down with Padre coffee.
This intimate, eight-seat Italian wine and spritz bar is a prime destination for pre- and post-dinner drinking and snacking. Especially so if you’re keen for a spot of people-watching on adjacent Fish Lane.
This winsome joint is well worth crossing Walter Taylor Bridge for.
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.
This is the first Brisbane outpost for one of Byron Bay's favourite coffee roasters. And it brings a much-needed coffee hub to Kangaroo Point.
This playful, pure-pink taproom, from a star Gold Coast brewery, has 11 taps pouring beer, hard seltzer, cider and beer cocktails, plus a menu of burgers and bar snacks.
A two-storey brewpub and barbeque joint with 26 beertaps and a menu of American-south classics – brisket, ribs, smoked potato skins and bourbon-spiked banoffee pie.
A two-storey Cantonese eatery with a star chef at the helm.
Four different food menus, 89 beer taps and capacity for more than 2000 people. This restored, 130-year-old pub is one of the Valley’s most ambitious venues ever, ready to fulfil whatever need you have, from drinking to dancing.
A wood-fired Valley beauty in James Street's Ada Lane.
Cocktail classic The Bowery has been converted into a Hawaiian-themed dive bar.
A permanent home for some of the city's best vegan tacos, with slick wines, cocktails and Mexican beer to match.
Enter for arcade games, DJs and cheesburger spring rolls.
A unique Mediterranean-inspired boozer in the northern suburbs
The Salisbury favourite's latest location is in one of the city's best food precincts.
A venue built around Ben O'Donoghue's star dish.
Ben Williamson-designed sangas washed down with Blackstar coffee.
Get authentic American-style sweet pies and smaller savoury classics in a cosy corner shop.
An all-day gelateria serving gelato, sorbet and soft serve in flavours such as pina colada; lime and mint; rockmelon; and peach and basil. Plus cookie sandwiches, filter coffee and more.
A hidden gin den inside Fortitude Valley's 155-year-old pub, The Osbourne.
An all day cafe, restaurant and wine bar in the basement of Rowes Building.
The 150-seat, eight-hectolitre brewpub is the brand’s first taproom outside Byron Bay.
This fast-paced Italian diner from the Eterna and Salt Meats Cheese team serves pasta, pizza, and a clutch of classy main dishes in beautiful heritage-listed surrounds.
A fancy French-inspired eatery and boozer in a converted warehouse.