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...
"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...
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 - 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...
"A Wonderful Daily Changing Menu"
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...
"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...
Marina Bar & Grill

Marina Bar & Grill

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 8:30:AM

Tin Can Bay

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...
"decadent menu choices"
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"
The Winery Kitchen

The Winery Kitchen

Italian   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00: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...
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 2020 - Fine Dining"
The Boat House

The Boat House

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00: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...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Seafood"
Blakes Restaurant

Blakes Restaurant

Seafood   $$$$$   Opens at 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...
New England Brewing

New England Brewing

   Opens at 11:00:AM

Uralla

"Ingredients Grown On-site or Nearby"
Margan Restaurant

Margan Restaurant

European   $$$$$   Opens at 10:00:AM

Broke

14 Chef Hat Award
For contemporary estate fine dining in the tranquil rural setting of the Hunter Valley, visit award-winning Margan Restaurant in Broke. Relax in classical surrounds inside, complete with white tablecl...
"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...
"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...
Pike & Joyce Restaurant

Pike & Joyce Restaurant

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 11:00:AM

Lenswood

12 Chef Hat Award
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...
Stunningly situated overlooking Sydney Harbour in the historic Rocks district, Four Seasons Hotel on George Street is vibrant and elegant, delivering an unforgettable five-star experience. Explore all...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Fusion"
Tamarind

Tamarind

Fusion   $$$$$   Opens at 6:00:PM

Cairns

13 Chef Hat Award
An exotic sensory feast awaits diners at multi-award-winning Tamarind, signature restaurant of Cairns’ Reef Hotel Casino. The journey begins with an ambient, low-lit dining room set with crisp white l...