Brisbane restaurants and cafes

From dusk till dawn, Brisbane’s fast-evolving foodie scene is buzzing with innovative restaurants, personality-packed small bars and creative cafes. With 260 days of sunshine year-round, the City lends itself to alfresco dining and has forged its own food culture with dedicated eat streets and a new breed of smart-casual eateries. If you love to eat your way around a city, Brisbane is the perfect place to unfold your napkin.

South Bank restaurants and cafes

Think of South Bank as the foodie hub and you will find something for every taste, budget and dining experience. Head to Little Stanley and Grey streets to explore a mass of multicultural menus from Japanese and Greek-inspired street food, to sangria bars and craft beer haunts. For classic Aussie pub-grub and homemade market treats, hit up Stanley Street Plaza or if you want your meals served with river and city views on the side, check out these restaurants at River Quay

Plan your holiday

Things to see and do
Displaying 1-10 of 65
Sort by:
Show:

Ocean View Estates Winery, Restaurant and Craft Brewery

Ocean View, Moreton Bay Area
Ocean View Estates is a place to escape and be spoilt with elegant food in the a la carte restaurant created by Head Chef Tony Tierney, wine passionately made by Winemaker and Owner Thomas Honnef, craft beer made by one of Australia’s few female brewers, Hannah Honnef.

Pumpyard Bar and Brewery

Ipswich City, Ipswich Area
Beer and gourmet food lovers travel from near and far to Pumpyard Bar and Brewery in the eclectic Top of Town area of the Ipswich Central Business District. Situated in the historic former Technical College, which opened in 1901, Pumpyard has won an enviable reputation as the place to go for top quality, locally brewed beer and plenty of atmosphere.

XXXX Brewery Tours

Milton, Brisbane Area
XXXX, it's Queensland for beer, but have you ever wondered how this iconic brew got its name? Would you like to see the iconic brewery up close, and taste their famous XXXX beers? Then come to the XXXX Brewery Tour.

Indian Tadka

Augustine Heights, Ipswich Area
Indian Tadka restaurant at Augustine Heights weaves modern fusion into its traditional Indian cuisine. Owner-chef Sid Tripathi and head chef Chandan Singh had notched up many years – including time in top-rated hotels overseas – before opening this popular Augustine Heights restaurant.

Queens Park Cafe

Ipswich Area
Set in the oldest designated public park in Queensland, Queens Park Café is a welcoming hub for both locals and visitors to the heritage city. On any given day you’ll find families and couples and coffee lovers relaxing over food and drinks on the wide leafy verandas.

Club Services Ipswich (formerly Ipswich RSL)

North Ipswich, Ipswich Area
What an incredible destination in Ipswich. They are a proud member of the Ipswich community and are open seven days a week, 10am to 4am guaranteed (with the exception of Good Friday and Christmas Day).

Dark Horse Coffee

Springfield Lakes, Ipswich Area
This Springfield cafe is ticking boxes for those with allergies and special dietary needs, as well as their canine friends. Dark Horse Coffee is a family run business and as two of the Lock family are allergic to nuts they have introduced a menu that is entirely nut-free.

Cedar Creek Estate Winery

North Tamborine, Scenic Rim Area
From the moment you enter the driveway you will appreciate that Cedar Creek Estate Vineyard and Winery is one of the Gold Coast Hinterlands most charming wineries. Bring your camera and take in the wonderful scenery, as well as enjoying the taste of some of Queensland's finest wines.

Black Ox Dining

Paddington, Brisbane Area
Black Ox Dining is a pop-up restaurant hosted in unique and intimate locations around Brisbane. After launching their successful pop-up dinner series in 2016, They have been developing relationships with local growers and farmers to incorporate organic farming principles to improve the land that their food is grown on.

Extraction Artisan Coffee

Slacks Creek, Logan City Area
Extraction Artisan Coffee offers a unique coffee and food experience. The setting, in an industrial space, is quirky and comfortable. Coffee is the number one offering. Starting with the bean, the brew, the pour, the way the coffee is presented and the love and care shown when they talk about it.
Sorry, there are no results that match your search.
Displaying 1-10 of 65
Sort by:
Show:

Brisbane City restaurants and cafes

Brisbane City has nooks of deliciousness left, right and centre so there’s no shortage of top-tier fare to bite into. Internationally-inspired eats are tucked in quaint laneways off busy streets like Elizabeth, Edward and George where, coincidentally, the food is good enough for a Royal to eat. Make a beeline for Queen Street Mall for a buzzing, yet laidback restaurant and café culture that serves everything from five-star to fast-food. For panoramic views of Story Bridge, head to Eagle St Pier and chew next to a Brisbane icon.

Fortitude Valley and New Farm restaurants and cafes

Neighbouring suburbs Fortitude Valley and New Farm have a lot to answer for when it comes to Brisbane’s culinary cool status. The lively entertainment borough of Fortitude Valley serves up a full-course of chic and casual restaurants along Brunswick St and Ann St to authentic oriental delights at Chinatown Mall. In New Farm, foodies can get a taste of fresh produce at the day markets and fine dining at the affluent haunts at night along James St.

From the Blog

Watch our videos