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

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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.

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.

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.

Two Sisters Pizza

Springfield Lakes, Ipswich Area
The days are getting longer so now is the perfect time to meet the newest member of their family “Two Sisters Pizza”.​ You won’t be disappointed, with loaded fries, corn chips, salads, starter breads and of course pizza!

Ungermann Brothers

Ipswich Area
Ben Ungermann won fans across Australia as one of the stars of the 2017 Masterchef series. But it wasn’t only here that he found fame after finishing runner-up in the finale. Ben is Ipswich born and bred but has Dutch heritage and garnered a following in The Netherlands, as well as India, South Africa and beyond.

Rafter and Rose

Ipswich City, Ipswich Area
Rafter and Rose, in the character-filled Top of Town precinct of Ipswich, is a delightful indoor café plus open shady laneway decorated with flowering pot plants. The café's offerings are delicious, ethically sourced and keep customers coming back.

Devon Pixies

Logan Village, Logan City Area
Devon Pixies Tea House is a friendly and relaxed destination for all celebrations, meetings, and catch ups. Specialising in vintage style high teas, what better way to celebrate birthdays (for all ages), babies, weddings, engagements or any other occasion.

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).

Sirromet Winery

Mount Cotton, Redland City Area
Located at Mount Cotton, Sirromet is home to more than just premium wine. A family owned and run winery, just a short drive from Brisbane and the Gold Coast incorporates state of the art facilities, accommodation, dining, wine tastings and a year-round calendar of entertainment.

Nu Orleans Burlesque Lounge

Ipswich Area
For the tastes and sounds of New Orleans Burlesque Lounge in the heart of Ipswich, Nu Orleans Burlesque Lounge has got the authentic Bourbon Street ambience down pat. The popular meeting place offers live music from the Jeff Usher Quartet playing jazz and blues every Saturday night Then we have Thirsday to Saturday from 8pm as the restaurant winds down come in to our Burlesque Lounge and enjoy out entertainment and the upstairs mezzanine with our specialy designed Tapas Menu while the street level bar has videos of music greats.
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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.

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