EAT AND DRINK
Whether you want to splurge on a fancy dinner or grab a quick bite when exploring the city, Brisbane is a hub of delicious eateries and a shining example of Australia’s culinary offerings. Here’s some of our recommended spots for dinner and more while you enjoy your stay.
The central part of Brisbane has lots to offer when it comes to food. No matter your budget, there’s a wide range of yummy and satisfying feasts on offer.
Leonards Bar and Bistro in central Brisbane inspired by the bistros of New York and Paris. Leonards impressive menu packs a punch with dishes include locally sourced delights from swordfish to lamb shoulder. Combine their contemporary menu with some amazing cocktails and a great wine list for a perfect fancy night out.
For something a little different, try out Donna Chang, a modern reimagining of Chinese cuisine in the CBD. More than just its stunning, insta-worthy décor, the inventive restaurant offers Chinese influenced dishes that are guaranteed to excite.
Rothwell’s Bar & Grill has a packed and diverse menu with something for everyone to enjoy. Suitable for either lunch or dinner, feast yourselves on their signature dishes such as the Moreton Bay bugs and grab a drink to accompany from their expert bar tenders.
If you’re wondering where the best place to go out in Brisbane is, Fortitude Valley is the answer. Home to some of Brisbane’s best bars and restaurants, you’ll be spoiled for choice in the city’s most happening area.
Bird’s Nest Yakitori Bar provides some of the best Japanese food to be found in Brisbane. Japanese classics such as karaage chicken and sashimi are served in this fun spot with delicious sake and shochu to match.
Kid Curry does exactly what its name implies: serves up delicious curries from all around the world. Whether you’re after Thai, Indian, Malay or Indonesian dishes, Kid Curry has exactly what you’re looking for.
Food at University of Brisbane
No need to worry about going hungry when you’re on campus. The university has any delicious options no matter the time of day, including the On a Roll Bakery, Pizza Caffe, Darwin’s, Main Course and more. Why not also drop by the student bar REDROO for some pool, live sports and a cold beer.