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

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...
"A Hidden Brisbane Gem"
Deer Duck Bistro

Deer Duck Bistro

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 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...
"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 2019 - Tapas"
Samson's Paddock

Samson's Paddock

Tapas   $$$$$   Open Now

Mosman Park

12 Chef Hat Award
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...
"Savour the nightly degustation menu"
Original ingredients, healthy eating and the art of plating are on the menu at Andly Private Kitchen on Oxford Close in West Leederville. Bringing joy to the mouths of all who visit, Chef Andly serves...
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...
"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...
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...
"Readers' Choice 2019 Winner"
Miss Moneypenny’s on Hastings Street is sure to entice, holding the promise of stylish dining in Noosa Heads’ iconic eating precinct. See and be seen lounging at leisure inside this semi-alfresco venu...
New England Brewing

New England Brewing

   Opens at 11:00:AM

Uralla

For a taste of Northern Italy without leaving Ettalong Beach, head to Gusto Italian Bistro on Ocean View Road. This is not your normal Italian ristorante - a sleek and vibrant colour scheme makes for ...
Uma Restaurant

Uma Restaurant

South American   $$$$$   Opens Wed 5:30:PM

Perth CBD

Embark on a culinary journey through the regions of Peru at Uma Restaurant on Adelaide Terrace in Perth. Located in the Pan Pacific Perth, Uma is the shared vision of the hotel and Chef Alejandro Sara...
"Fine Food in a Nostalgic Environment"
Otis Dining Hall

Otis Dining Hall

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 6:00:PM

Kingston

14 Chef Hat Award
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...
"Readers' Choice 2020 - Fine Dining"
The Boat House

The Boat House

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens Thu 6:30:PM

Barton

15 Chef Hat Award
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...
Embark on a gastronomic journey of fine French food at its best at L’isle de France Terrigal on Ena Street. Soak up expansive ocean views from inside and out at this classically chic venue, where a fu...
"Readers' Choice 2020 - Regional"
The Winery Kitchen

The Winery Kitchen

Italian   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30:PM

Seymour

Espousing a paddock-to-plate philosophy in Seymour is The Winery Kitchen. Located only an hour from Melbourne and tucked into Seymour’s picturesque Somerset Crossing Vineyard, this family-run restaura...
For an experience that leaves a lasting impression, discerning Moss Vale foodies dine at Birch on Argyle Street. From the red pillar telephone box outside to an elegant interior ambience of dark olive...
"Readers' Choice 2020 - Regional"
Bistro Terroir

Bistro Terroir

French   $$$$$   Opens at 8:00:AM

Daylesford

12 Chef Hat Award
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...
"Matt puts his own spin on classic Mod Oz fare"
Perched on the second floor of Peppers Noosa Resort & Villas is the fresh, contemporary View by Matt Golinski restaurant. Take a moment to unwind, soaking up warm Noosa sunshine and stunning beach pan...
"2019 Readers' Choice Winner: Coffee"
Preece's at the Jetty

Preece's at the Jetty

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30:AM

Redcliffe

For casual waterfront dining in Redcliffe, take to Preece’s at the Jetty on Redcliffe Parade. Warm and welcoming, Preece’s compact alfresco area allows guests to soak up scenic views out to Moreton Ba...