Brisbane’s delectable and dynamic Asian street food favourite, Fat Noodle, (by Chef Luke Nguyen) has announced it will open its doors within its new home at The Star Brisbane from April 2024.
Combine this with Queen’s Wharf Brisbane set to commence a staged opening also from April 2024 and we have a massive year for Brisbane foodies, who have slowly been catching up with Sydney and Melbourne’s food scene.
The $3.6 billion Queen’s Wharf Brisbane development will blend stunning contemporary architecture with thoughtfully restored heritage buildings and beautifully curated landscaped riverside parklands across more than 12 hectares on Brisbane’s river edge; providing a pedestrian link between two of Brisbane’s largest cultural and lifestyle precincts, connecting South Bank and Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre to Queen’s Wharf and The Star Brisbane via bridge.
The Star Brisbane’s spectacular existing culinary line-up is excited to deliver a reimagined dining experience by Celebrity Chef and culinary adventurer, Luke Nguyen, that will transport guests to Southeast Asia’s vibrant street food scene.
The brand-new venue will welcome diners inside a fast-paced restaurant, reminiscent of authentic ‘hawker-style’ dining, where communal seating areas intermingle with an array of intimate settings and larger banquet tables designed for sharing. Diners also have the option to choose a front-row seat to the bustling, high-energy open kitchen, exposing the senses to a melange of fragrances from the sizzling street food favourites.
Fat Noodle at The Star Brisbane will house the iconic street food dishes Brisbane locals have grown to love, offering its legendary 20-hour Fat pho noodles, fiery laksa and salmon sashimi with fresh citrus and perilla, as well as Luke Nguyen’s famous beef rib pho, slow-cooked for 12-hours to take the taste buds on a truly flavoursome journey.
Luke will also introduce a variety of new hero dishes, which will become future favourites, such as crumbed pork bo la lot with betel leaf and lemongrass served on an Asian slaw.
"I am so humbled to have had the opportunity to share my culture and love of food with this incredible city for the past 10 years. Brisbane is on the precipice of being the next foodie capital of Australia; the food offerings, the art and culture and tourism is growing and the city is making a name for itself in its own right. There’s an undeniable buzz about town at the moment and it’s great to be a part of it", says Luke.
After opening his own restaurant at 23 in Sydney and evolving it into the most awarded Vietnamese restaurant in the world, Luke’s love for Vietnamese culture and cuisine has earned him an international reputation as a celebrated Chef and restaurateur.
Fat Noodle will be one of the incredible restaurants among a myriad of dining and entertainment experiences, a 100-metre-high Sky Deck, 12,000 sqm open-air Leisure Deck, luxury retail and four future luxury hotels delivered within The Star Brisbane, at the heart of the Queen’s Wharf Brisbane precinct.
For more information, visit starbrisbane.com.au