Restaurants

  • This elegant Italian restaurant lives in the former Stokehouse Q site. It's a perfect fit – one of the city’s best restaurants deserves one of its best locations. Whether you're here for the main event or the more casual Otto Osteria, you're in for some superlative drinking and dining .

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  • A Penang-born chef wants to change the way Brisbane diners think about Malaysian food with his moody diner. He’s doing that by giving traditional flavours a modern twist – like a unique plant-based take on Malaysian chilli crab.

  • The team behind Julius and Beccofino has opened a wine bar devoted to small Italian plates and rotating pastas. But isn’t the kind of a wine bar with a bible of bottles – come for a concise selection that won’t make your head spin.

  • A 300-seater with the heart of a late-night market stall.

  • A permanent home for some of the city's best vegan tacos, with slick wines, cocktails and Mexican beer to match.

  • Salt and pepper cuttlefish sangas, Moreton Bay bug char kway teow, fancy wines and spicy cocktails – all in a jaw-dropping three-storey space from the Rick Shores crew.

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  • Hello Please opened back in 2016. But since moving to its permanent Fish Lane location, it's had a real swagger. The fit-out is sleek and bold in equal measure, offset by a sunny awning that garlands the exterior. On the food front, old favourites such as the crispy chicken ribs are joined by new dishes such as katsu eggplant bao and cacio e pepe udon.

  • A reimagined Hellenic taverna from the founder of Crust Gourmet Pizza.

  • A fast-paced joint dealing out punchy Indonesian and Southeast Asian flavours. Don't miss the twice-cooked Bali-style pork belly; chased with a tropical, party-starting cocktail.

  • A contender for Brisbane's best ramen.

  • Next-level fish and chips from the Hello Please team.

  • This opulent restaurant inside the Emporium Hotel has a 6000-bottle wine cellar, which includes back vintages of some of the finest champagnes in France.

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  • Store number three for one of Brisbane’s best yiros outlets.

  • A hotel restaurant worth staying the night for.

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  • A party house just like your mate’s.

  • Here, you’ll learn there’s more to Japanese food than sushi, sashimi and ramen.

  • Burgers, fries, milkshakes, beer, wine, spirits etc.

  • Next-level fish and chips from the Hello Please team.

  • A 900-hundred-person capacity ode to beer and German dining

  • The ramen you love – south of the river.

  • Edible works of art are the hallmark of this fine diner.

  • Sushi and burritos, but not as you know them.

  • A teahouse steeped in history and character.

  • Casual but classy Italian dining.

  • Beak-to-tail, Japanese barbeque style.

  • A laid-back, Bali-inspired hangout with river views.

  • Neil Perry’s east coast-spanning burger chain.

Cafes

  • From the team behind Superthing and NYC Bagel Deli comes this bright, sourdough-centric bakery. It’s serving bagels, toasties, milk buns and waffles – all made in-house using various sourdough starters. You can also pick up sourdough loaves, baguettes and pastries to take home.

  • The Melbourne croissanterie’s gleaming northern outpost bears all the hallmarks of its concrete-and-glass Victorian headquarters. Grab those world-famous croissants and pastries with coffee by Coffee Supreme, or take your place at the seven-seater counter and marvel at The Cube, where the bakers work their magic beneath signature LED lights.

  • You may have seen Lisboa Caffe’s pastéis de nata popping up around town. But the one-two punch of flaky puff pastry and blistered baked custard now has a permanent home on Hope Street.

  • This fancy kiosk is serving Bellissimo coffee and Doughluxe doughnuts in the morning; natural wine, cocktails and Asian beers in the afternoon; and fancy banh mi all day.

  • The Salisbury favourite's latest location is in one of the city's best food precincts.

  • Quality espresso coffee and specialty hot chocolate, served late into the night.

  • Nonna’s moving in.

  • Pan-Middle Eastern food from the hugely popular original over the river.

Bars

  • A European-style wine bar and bistro in South Brisbane.

  • Every day feels like a holiday at this beach club-inspired rooftop bar and restaurant. Have rosé, lobster thermidor and tropical cocktails delivered to your cabana, or take a dip in the 30-metre infinity pool with sweeping views across the city.

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  • Size isn’t a problem at this petite laneway bar.

  • A small, French-inspired wine bar for Fish Lane.

  • 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.

  • 13 beer taps and Chicago-style eats.

  • Drop into this pseudo German garden bar for Berlin summer ambience, craft beer and UNO.

  • It’s there for you, whatever the time of day.

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