When it comes to pretty Brisbane restaurants, Donna Chang is up there with the best of them. When you're not plastering them all over Instagram, you'll be swept away by a menu of Chinese food and cocktails, all set in the heart of the CBD.
Cool Restaurants in Brisbane
From gorgeous Fortitude Valley favourites through to the best of Brisbane City Centre, we're bringing you the cooler than cool restaurants that you'd be silly to miss. Whether it's a date night, a catch-up night, or a night on the tiles, check out our guide to dining out in the city, perfect for those ready to get a full face of flavour.
A pizza restaurant with views? We've got you covered, and covered means Otto. Not only does this Italian favourite present you with gorgeous city skyline views come day or night, their menu of pasta, slices and squid are all put together using the best in Aussie produce.
Sister restaurant to the forever loved Beccofino, Julius Pizzeria are slamming it in the slices department. A must for pizza aficionados in Brisbane, head over for wood-fired flavours and a selection of pasta dishes for when the time suits.
Dining in Fortitude Valley? Meet Happy Boy. A restaurant with Spring Hill Chinese at the helm, Happy Boy is all about Chinese BBQ done right, as you not only lap up chicken and burnt broccoli, but try out a menu of beers on tap to wash it all down with.
Celebrating French-Vietnamese cuisine, this Brisbane city centre restaurant isn't just piling plates with rich dining options and sharing menus should you fancy, their glittering dining terrace and interiors give them the edge when it comes to good looking dinner options.
Head on over to Toowoomba for a dinner you won't forget. From Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, and all the way through to China, Junk is bringing you a fun dining experience set across multiple Asian domains. When you're not eating? Try cocktails under a ceiling of bamboo steamers.
Some restaurants promise a dining experience, but it's Joy that actually delivers. With space for no more than 10 diners, not only is this Fortitude Valley fave an intimate dining event, its menu is elegant and artisitic, as Japan meets Australia.
When Australia's finest produce and Vietnamese-Thai celebrity chef Luke Nguyen collide, they collide right. Dishing up his favourite plates with a city edge, this casino restaurant is a fun step away from the tables and in to satay chicken, duck curry and more.
No matter the occasion, the weather or the mood, Hellenika is coming up with something for everyone. A gorgeous Greek spot where marble countertops are paired with cocktails and spanakopita, this hotel restaurant also comes with the opporunity to drink and dine by the pool.
A gorgeous Brisbane restaurant with views of the water like no other, Greca isn't just setting a supreme dining scene. Join this seafood favourite for Mediterranean cuisine as you enjoy chargrilled meat, swordwish and sardines aplenty.