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

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

George's Paragon

Seafood   $$$$$   Opens Tue 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...
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 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...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Tapas"
Samson's Paddock

Samson's Paddock

Tapas   $$$$$   Opens Tue 11:00:AM

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...
"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...
"Readers' Choice 2020 - Fine Dining"
The Boat House

The Boat House

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Open Now

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...
"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...
"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...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - European"
Share the family table and discover the delicacies of Serbian cuisine at Kafana Kitchen & Bar on Peel Street in Adelaide. Drop in for a casual drink in vibrant surrounds of pink neon lighting at the f...
"A true paddock-to-plate philosophy"
Enjoy a fresh take on Mediterranean dining at Geronimo Aperitivo Bar and Restaurant on Launceston’s Charles Street. A simple, sophisticated interior in deep hues is furnished with pieces handcrafted f...
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 2019 - Regional"
An all-encompassing destination for wine tastings, functions, mouth-watering local cuisine and an enviable view, Mt Lofty Ranges Vineyard on Harris Road in Lenswood has fast warranted itself an enthus...
Eddy + Wolff

Eddy + Wolff

Asian   $$$$$   Opens Tue 5:30:PM

Robina

12 Chef Hat Award
Imagine a small bar in Asia off the beaten track and immerse yourself in true and authentic flavours at Eddy + Wolff on Ron Penhaligon Way in Robina. Named after the two streets the Vietnamese owners ...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Spanish"
Alegrias Spanish Tapas

Alegrias Spanish Tapas

Spanish   $$$$$   Opens Tue 5:00: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...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Food Truck"
Brisbane foodies get their souvlaki fix from That Greek Truck, as it trundles around the city serving authentic fare like Yia-Yia makes. Setting up at various venues, markets and festivals, this food ...
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 - Regional"
Hentley Farm

Hentley Farm

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens Tue 10:00:AM

Seppeltsfield

17 Chef Hat Award
A day of decadence in the Barossa Valley may be enjoyed in full with a visit to Hentley Farm, an award-winning establishment in Seppeltsfield. Spoiling guests with picturesque views, Hentley Farm’s in...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Fusion"
Tamarind

Tamarind

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens Tue 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...
"Dining on the Water's Edge"
Soak up stylish waterfront views in a relaxed setting at Quarterdeck Kitchen & Bar on Waterway Drive in Coomera. Located at Gold Coast City Marina, Quarterdeck welcomes guests with sunny alfresco dini...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Japanese"
Raku Dining

Raku Dining

Japanese   $$$$$   Opens Tue 11:30:AM

Canberra CBD

12 Chef Hat Award
Tantalise tastebuds with modern Japanese fare at Raku Dining on Bunda Street in Canberra. Combining the precision of Oriental cuisine with the vibrant energy of Mod Oz dining, Raku is all sleek lines,...