2021 Readers' Choice Awards

We are proud to announce the Australian Good Food Guide Readers' Choice winners for 2021.

Many great establishments have been awarded a Readers' Choice award around the country this year. These establishments have received the most votes in 2020 in their region and for their respective categories. More about Readers' Choice Awards

Apres Bar

Apres Bar

   Opens at 4:00:PM

Thredbo

Finish a day’s adventure by sliding up to the Apres Bar at The Denman Thredbo and unwind over a drink or two with friends made on the slopes. Just a flight of stairs away from the village square, Apre...
Generations of pizza making are on the menu at Dani and Fiori’s Gourmet Pizzeria on Homer Street in Earlwood. This Italian eatery proudly displays the family history with a black and white photo galle...
Portia's Place

Portia's Place

Chinese   $$$$$   Opens at 11:30:AM

Kingston

Take in the sounds of sizzling hot pots and tantalising aromas wafting from the kitchen at Portia’s Place on Kennedy Street in Kingston. This restaurant comes alive with the consistent hum of lively c...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Tapas"
A long-loved watering hole in Mosman Park, Samson’s Paddock on Glyde Street is a tapas haven for local foodies. With a history dating back to the 1830s when horses rested out front while riders quench...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Seafood"
George's Paragon

George's Paragon

Seafood   $$$$$   Opens at 11:00:AM

Brisbane CBD

Just minutes from the heart of Brisbane’s CBD, George’s Paragon on Eagle Street Pier offers a seafood restaurant oasis perched beside the Brisbane River. Dine alfresco by the water’s edge as all manne...
"Readers' Choice 2020 - Fine Dining"
Surrounded by private parkland overlooking Lake Burley Griffin, The Boat House is the ideal place to relax and enjoy award-winning dining. Escape from the city life of Canberra and enjoy stunning lake...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Seafood"
Blakes Restaurant

Blakes Restaurant

Seafood   $$$$$   Opens Tue 5:30:PM

Port Fairy

There’s something fishy going on at Blakes Restaurant on Bank Street in Port Fairy. Cosily nestled in the historic Dublin House, Blakes is the local go-to spot for sparkling fresh seafood and a relaxe...
Dining locations don’t get much better than that of Marina Bar & Grill, perched right on Tin Can Bay Marina. Formerly Snappers on the Marina, Marina Bar & Grill is already enticing customers back with...
"A Wonderful Daily Changing Menu"
The Balfour Kitchen

The Balfour Kitchen

Vietnamese   $$$$$   Opens at 7:30:AM

New Farm

Escape the bustle of the city at charming and serene The Balfour Kitchen on Balfour Street in New Farm. Set in a beautiful Queenslander, guests can dine on the verandah, enjoy relaxed gatherings under...
"Fine Food in a Nostalgic Environment"
Experience the taste of fine dining in a relaxed atmosphere at Otis Dining Hall, an establishment popular among a crowd of suave Kingston locals. Set on Jardine Street, Otis offers an ambient escape f...
"A Hidden Brisbane Gem"
Deer Duck Bistro

Deer Duck Bistro

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens Tue 5:30:PM

Auchenflower

13 Chef Hat Award
Treat yourself and loved ones to an elegant dining experience at Deer Duck Bistro, an Auchenflower venue with a touch of class. Emanating a distinguished vibe, Deer Duck is bedecked in lavish furnishi...
"2019 Readers' Choice - Chinese"
Leon Chinese Restaurant

Leon Chinese Restaurant

Chinese   $$$$$   Opens Tue 12:00:PM

Lutwyche

A long-established and well-known player in Brisbane’s Chinese restaurant scene, Leon Chinese Restaurant in Lutwyche has delighted happy diners since 1986. Relaxed, intimately lit surroundings enriche...
"smooth sophistication and elegance."
Offering up a taste of some of Daylesford’s freshest produce combined with smooth sophistication and elegant style is Chef Hat-awarded Sault. Views are of course abundant and inspiring with the restau...
"decadent menu choices"
Horderns Restaurant

Horderns Restaurant

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Bowral

13 Chef Hat Award
Set on a secluded private estate in the picturesque Southern Highlands of New South Wales, Horderns Restaurant nestles in the Milton Park Country House Hotel, a grand mansion built at the turn of the ...
"Readers' Choice 2020 - Regional"
For a little slice of France in the heart of Daylesford, locals rendezvous at Bistro Terroir on Howe Street. This sophisticated neighbourhood bistro is the place to savour fine fare, paired with a car...
Wine, dine and indulge the senses at Pike & Joyce Restaurant on Mawson Road in Lenswood. Perched on top of the hill, you'll find panoramic views of the Onkaparinga Valley from a full glass frontage; w...
"Beautiful atmosphere amazing food"
Save yourself the airfare and head to Portman Street in Oakleigh to discover a slice of the Greek Islands at Mykonos Taverna. Take a seat in the renovated dining area and be convinced you are shore si...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Spanish"
Alegrias Spanish Tapas

Alegrias Spanish Tapas

Spanish   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30:PM

Rozelle

Alegrias Spanish Tapas delights Sydney diners with authentic Mediterranean cuisine in lavishly elegant surrounds on Terry Street in Rozelle. Dripping crystal chandeliers, wooden ceiling beams and curv...
"Fantastic imagination and technique"
Just 15 minutes from Adelaide, overlooking the rolling patchwork of Piccadilly Valley, is Mount Lofty House, home to Hardy’s Verandah Restaurant. An elegant atmosphere awaits, styled with true refinem...
Located right in the heat of Armidale, across the road from the information centre, the major bus depot and just minutes walk to several of the areas favourite restaurants, New England Motor Inn makes...