2019 QLD Readers' Choice Awards

"Readers' Choice 2019 - Fine Dining"
Bacchus

Bacchus

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30:PM

South Brisbane

15 Chef Hat Award
It wouldn’t be surprising to see the God of food, wine and indulgence himself lounging at Bacchus Restaurant, his South Brisbane namesake. Located on the podium level of the Rydges South Bank, this la...
"2019 Readers' Choice - French"
Montrachet

Montrachet

French   $$$$$   Opens at 6:00:PM

Bowen Hills

13 Chef Hat Award
Discover opulence inside Montrachet restaurant, located in Bowen Hills on King Street. Large windows enclose a lavishly furnished space, creating intimacy for a world of luxury inside; white tableclot...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Thai"
The Spirit House Restaurant

The Spirit House Restaurant

Asian   $$$$$   Opens at 6:00:PM

Yandina

13 Chef Hat Award
Lush palm fronds and tinkling wind chimes take you from the Hinterland haven of Yandina into the wondrous world of The Spirit House Restaurant. New dishes from Head Chef Aaron Tucker await guests at t...
"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...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Seafood"
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 - European"
The Long Apron

The Long Apron

European   $$$$$   Opens at 6:00:PM

Montville

15 Chef Hat Award
Signature restaurant of Montville’s picturesque Spicers Clovelly Estate, The Long Apron is a dining experience that insists on a lengthy stay. This intimate restaurant feels instantly inviting and onc...
A private island experience in a secluded, unspoiled tropical paradise awaits at Orpheus Island lodge in the Whitsundays. Stretching across 11km of immaculate turquoise coastline, the island is surrou...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - British"
Founded by locals, discover Brouhaha Brewery nestled among the sweeping landscapes of Maleny on the Sunshine Coast. Tucked just off Coral Street, this craft beer institution fills with a cheery crowd ...
"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...
"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 Heads sunshine and stunning bea...
Six Acres Restaurant

Six Acres Restaurant

Steak   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30:PM

Bowen Hills

Championing the fresh produce of Queensland in the state’s capital, find Six Acres Restaurant inside Rydges Hotel Fortitude Valley, boasting a prime location on Gregory Terrace. Spaciously set, this v...
"Readers' Choice 2019 Winner"
JAM

JAM

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30:PM

Townsville

12 Chef Hat Award
Effortlessly combining style with innovation, JAM continues to make its mark on Townsville's dynamic restaurant scene. A well-loved riverfront crowd-pleaser, this versatile venue constantly buzzes wit...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Regional"
The Cottage Restaurant

The Cottage Restaurant

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

Ipswich

Set inside a charming heritage Queenslander on Limestone Street sits The Cottage Restaurant, an Ipswich establishment for delectable cuisine in distinctive surrounds. Once a home, converted bedrooms n...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Regional"
Excite the senses with a leisurely dining experience at The Vinyard Restaurant & Bar, boasting an enviable location along Hervey Bay’s Charlton Esplanade. Book in for a wine tasting on the rooftop, or...
"ocean views at every turn"
Tannum Surf Club

Tannum Surf Club

Bistro   $$$$$   Opens at 6:00:PM

Tannum Sands

Stroll up from the sand for an icy cold brew on the balcony, as balmy sea breezes rustle nearby trees, at Tannum Surf Club on Millenium Esplanade in Tannum Sands. Housed in a distinctive sea blue buil...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - B&B"
For those seeking a truly memorable experience when on the Sunshine Coast, make your way along Narrows Road to discover Montville’s best kept hideaway, Secrets on the Lake. Bordering on the Kondalilla...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Regional"
Soak up waterfront views in style, perched on the edge of Ross Creek at A Touch of Salt, accessed from Ogden Street in Townsville. A Touch of Salt has an area to suit any occasion, whether meeting for...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Food Truck"
That Greek Truck

That Greek Truck

Greek   $$$$$   Opens Sat 12:00:PM

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 ...
"Readers' Choice 2019 Winner"
Global street food sure to make tastebuds sing can be devoured in generous portions at Coco Mojo Bar & Grill in Clifton Beach. Pulsing with a rhythmic vibe, Coco Mojo boasts a tropical setting with fe...
"Readers' Choice 2019 Winner"
Escape the day to day and spoil yourself at Ocean View Estates Winery and Restaurant in Dayboro. Set among flourishing vineyards and rolling hillsides, this sublime setting alone is reason enough to l...