2020 QLD Readers' Choice Awards

"Readers' Choice 2019 - Thai"
The Spirit House Restaurant

The Spirit House Restaurant

Asian   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00: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 - 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...
"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...
Cutting edge style delivering atmosphere driven dining has arrived in Broadbeach with the much-anticipated opening of Miss Moneypenny's on the Gold Coast. Architecturally designed by leading Australia...
"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...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - European"
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...
"Showcasing North Qld Produce"
One of the hottest dining venues on the Townsville culinary scene, Bridgewater Restaurant and QBAR on Dibbs Street offers guests a touch of coastal elegance in North Queensland. Positioned on the firs...
"Readers' Choice 2020 - Italian"
For a truly memorable dining experience, enter Balboa Italian restaurant perched along Gold Coast Highway in Palm Beach. Guests are greeted by a towering red brick building, fitted out with charcoal b...
"Readers' Choice 2019 Winner"
JAM

JAM

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Open Now

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...
"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. Warm and welcoming, Preece’s compact alfresco area allows guests to soak up scenic views out to Moreton Bay, while a smart, tr...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Food Truck"
That Greek Truck

That Greek Truck

Greek   $$$$$   Opens at 5:00: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 ...
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...
"Readers' Choice 2020 - Thai"
Boo's Kitchen

Boo's Kitchen

Thai   $$$$$   Opens at 11:30:AM

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...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Regional"
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 - British"
Brouhaha Brewery Restaurant

Brouhaha Brewery Restaurant

British   $$$$$   Opens Fri 11:00:AM

Maleny

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 ...
Orleans Restaurant and Bar
Take a well-deserved hiatus after a busy day sightseeing in Sunshine Coast’s Maroochydore and head to Orleans Restaurant and Bar on Duporth Avenue. Recycled timber, mood lighting, pressed tin and expo...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Tapas"
Backlane Bar & Street Food

Backlane Bar & Street Food

Tapas   $$$$$   Opens at 5:00:PM

Mooloolaba

Mooloolaba locals looking for a late-night destination head to Backlane Bar & Street Food on First Avenue. As unpretentious as the location – just one street away from Mooloolaba Beach – swing by for ...
"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...
"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...
"2019 Readers' Choice - Greek"
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...