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...
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"
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...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Seafood"
George's Paragon

George's Paragon

Seafood   $$$$$   Open Now

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...
"A Wonderful Daily Changing Menu"
The Balfour Kitchen

The Balfour Kitchen

Vietnamese   $$$$$   Open Now

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"
Otis Dining Hall

Otis Dining Hall

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens Wed 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...
"A Hidden Brisbane Gem"
Deer Duck Bistro

Deer Duck Bistro

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens Wed 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"
Blakes Restaurant

Blakes Restaurant

Seafood   $$$$$   Open Now

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...
Marina Bar & Grill

Marina Bar & Grill

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens Wed 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...
"Readers' Choice 2020 Winner"
Take a sensory journey to the Middle East at the suave Zahli Restaurant, nestled on Elizabeth Street in Surry Hills. Adopting both name and vibrant culture of an area in Lebanon, Zahli radiates the en...
New England Brewing

New England Brewing

   Opens Wed 11:00:AM

Uralla

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...
"2019 Readers' Choice - Chinese"
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...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Regional"
An all-encompassing destination for wine tastings, functions, mouth-watering local cuisine and an enviable view, Mt Lofty Ranges Vineyard has fast warranted itself an enthusiastic loyal following. A r...
"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 ...
"smooth sophistication and elegance."
Sault

Sault

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

Daylesford

13 Chef Hat Award
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...
Discover the beauty of McLaren Vale at Serafino, a winery, restaurant and accommodation venue nestled among 200-year-old gum trees, lakes and rolling hillsides. The largest venue space in McLaren Vale...
"Readers' Choice 2020 - Regional"
Bistro Terroir

Bistro Terroir

French   $$$$$   Opens Wed 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...
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...