2021 Brisbane Readers' Choice Awards

"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"
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...
"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...
"2019 Readers' Choice - Chinese"
Leon Chinese Restaurant

Leon Chinese Restaurant

Chinese   $$$$$   Opens at 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...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Food Truck"
That Greek Truck

That Greek Truck

Greek   $$$$$   Opens at 11:00:AM

Brisbane CBD

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 ...
Waters Edge Bistro

Waters Edge Bistro

Bistro   $$$$$   Opens at 11:30:AM

Macleay Island

As dusk settles and the orange-pink hue of evening light plays across the waters, Club Macleay’s award-winning Waters Edge Bistro makes for a pleasant place to relax and admire the spectacle. Located ...
@ The Jetty Bribie

@ The Jetty Bribie

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

Bribie Island

Iconic waterfront views make @ The Jetty Bribie on Toorbul Street a chill location to beat the hustle of island life, with a creative cocktail and fare with flair. This Bribie Island venue offers stun...
"2019 Readers' Choice Winner: Coffee"
Preece's at the Jetty

Preece's at the Jetty

Cafe   $$$$$   Open Now

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...
Olive Thyme

Olive Thyme

Turkish   $$$$$   Opens at 11:30:AM

Albion

Just like its owners, Olive Thyme Turkish Cuisine on Sandgate Road in Albion is where Turkish tradition meets modern inspiration. Nestled in a beautiful heritage-listed 1920s building, this restaurant...
Contemporary dining with a modern Middle Eastern approach attracts Paddington locals through the doors at Naim on Collingwood Street. Meaning happiness in Hebrew, Naim is all about friends catching up...
Embark on an exciting culinary journey without leaving Kangaroo Point at Medley on Wharf Street. Snuggled comfortably next to historic Yungaba with an impressive view of the Story Bridge, this venue r...
Hunter & Scout

Hunter & Scout

Cafe   $$$$$   Open Now

Graceville

Boasting a beautiful tropical oasis in the heart of suburbia, Hunter & Scout on Honour Avenue delivers on all fronts to Graceville locals and visitors. Lush greenery and café-style table settings prov...
Method to the Madness

Method to the Madness

Cafe   $$$$$   Open Now

Kenmore

Escape reality at Method to the Madness on Marshall Lane in Kenmore. This Shakespearean-inspired café takes its name from the well-known saying from ‘Hamlet' and is the result of two Chefs' adventurou...
Sandgate Post Office Hotel

Sandgate Post Office Hotel

Pub Food   $$$$$   Opens at 11:00:AM

Sandgate

A heritage feel and delicious meals await at Sandgate Post Office Hotel on Browser Parade. One of Queensland's first post offices, this two-storey building was built in 1886 and while many decades hav...
"Readers' Choice 2019 Winner"
Ocean View Estates

Ocean View Estates

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 11:30:AM

Ocean View

Escape the day to day and spoil yourself at Ocean View Estates Winery and Restaurant in Ocean View. Set among flourishing vineyards and rolling hillsides, this sublime setting alone is reason enough t...
Stone & Copper

Stone & Copper

Asian   $$$$$   Opens at 5:00:PM

Fortitude Valley

Wholesome rustic South Asian fare and cheeky cocktails bring Fortitude Valley diners through the doors of Stone & Copper on Brunswick Street. A chic vibe of Edison bulb lighting, black subway tiles an...
Deliciously Greek and deliciously authentic, Nostimo Restaurant Bar on Edmondstone Street transports diners to the Mediterranean from the heart of Brisbane. Featuring white rendered walls, cascading w...
"Authentic Wood Fired Pizza."
Il Forno Pizzeria

Il Forno Pizzeria

Italian   $$$$$   Opens at 5:00:PM

Sandgate

When in Brisbane’s suburb of Sandgate and hunger strikes, make your way down Third Avenue to discover il Forno Pizzeria. Take a seat kerbside at low set tables on one of the bar stools as you enjoy th...
"Readers' Choice 2020 - Thai"
Boo's Kitchen

Boo's Kitchen

Thai   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30:PM

Woolloongabba

Bringing families together through food is the aim of Woolloongabba restaurant Boo’s Kitchen on Annerley Road. With a focus on Northern Thai and Isan cuisine, this bright and breezy eatery has an abun...
Haig Rd Bistro

Haig Rd Bistro

French   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Auchenflower

Bringing a taste of Alsace to Auchenflower, Haig Rd Bistro charms locals with everything French. Located on Haig Street and housed in a colonial cottage, this eatery presents a chic, cosy dining room ...