Julius

Tuesday
12:00pm - 11:30pm
77 Grey Street South Brisbane 4101

Features

dine at the bar
late night dining
licensed
open late
takeaway
takes reservations
good date place
Italian

All hail Julius, Brisbane’s hip emperor of Italian cuisine. The trendy younger brother of Teneriffe’s renowned Beccofino, Julius brings the same top-notch food and switched-on service to Brisbane’s cultural precinct.

Beccofino owners Cordell Khoury and Paolo Biscaro partnered with Aleks Dzajkovski and Anthony Nicastro – Beccofino’s host and head chef, respectively – to open Julius in 2014.

With their shared Melbourne heritage and passion for Italian culinary culture, the group delivers chic laneway dining to Brisbane’s south side. In a prime spot opposite the Cultural Centre, Julius is ideal for a post-work pick-me-up or pre-theatre dinner.

Julius continues Beccofino’s tradition of outstanding pizza, offering a wide selection of less-is-more toppings on rosse (with Napoli sauce) and bianchi (sans Napoli) bases. While you’re watching them bubble away inside the wood-fired oven that dominates the open kitchen, try the bucanti-and-eggplant topped focaccia, or go for broke and order pasta too (the duck ragu is a favourite).

The restaurant doesn’t take bookings after 6pm, but waiting at the bar is a golden opportunity to sample the extensive range of Italian wine and beer. No wonder Julius’s menu suggests, ‘Come early, come often’. We’d heed that advice.