2021 QLD 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 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...
"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...
Eddy + Wolff

Eddy + Wolff

Asian   $$$$$   Opens at 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 - Food Truck"
That Greek Truck

That Greek Truck

Greek   $$$$$   Opens at 9:00: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 ...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Fusion"
Tamarind

Tamarind

Modern Australian   $$$$$   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...
"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...
"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...
"A Wonderful Daily Changing Menu"
The Balfour Kitchen

The Balfour Kitchen

Vietnamese   $$$$$   Opens at 7:30:AM

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...
"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 sunshine and stunning beach pan...
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...
Method to the Madness

Method to the Madness

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens at 6:30:AM

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...
Essen Restaurant

Essen Restaurant

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

Stanthorpe

12 Chef Hat Award
Home-style cooking prepared with love is on the menu at Essen Restaurant on McGregor Terrace in Stanthorpe. With a name meaning to eat in German, a vine-covered pergola shades the front door of this q...
"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...
"2019 Readers' Choice Winner: Coffee"
Preece's at the Jetty

Preece's at the Jetty

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30:AM

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...
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...
Stone & Copper

Stone & Copper

Asian   $$$$$   Opens at 11:00:AM

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...
@ The Jetty Bribie

@ The Jetty Bribie

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 4:30:PM

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...
Wawawa Izakaya

Wawawa Izakaya

Japanese   $$$$$   Opens Thu 5:30:PM

Cairns

For the vibrant fresh flavours of Japanese cuisine, discerning Cairns diners head to Wawawa Izakaya on Lake Street. From the colourful wall murals of a Japanese woman and Mount Fuji to bright neon sig...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Regional"
Find the lush sweeping landscapes of Preston Peak Wines cellar door and function centre just ten minutes out of Toowoomba on Preston Peak Lane. Perched at a stunning elevated position above the Great ...