Dining

One of the many highlights of any visit to Brisbane is experiencing the epicurean delights of the city's different neighbourhoods. Brisbane is immeasurably proud of its reputation for fine dining, and within a ten minute radius of the town centre you can choose between the kitchens of European, Mediterranean, Asian or contemporary Australian restaurants.

1. Tukka

This award winning restaurant gives visitors the opportunity to experience foods found native in Australia, including meat from emu, wallaby, possum and wild boar.

Address: 145B Boundary Street, West End, Brisbane
Web: www.tukkarestaurant.com.au

2. Mondo Organics

If you thought organic food was for hippies you'll be pleasantly surprised with this sophisticated eatery. The mixed vegetarian and meat dish menu is Italian inspired.

Address: 166 Hardgrave Road, West End, Brisbane
Web: www.mondo-organics.com.au

3. Cru Bar

Cru is a hip bar and restaurant, and a hotspot for celebrity spotting. The food is great and the venue is very stylish. In 2009 Cru Bar won the "Australia´s Wine list of the Year" award, needless to say that the drink menu will not disappoint you.

Address: 22 James Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane
Web: www.crubar.com

4. Cha Cha Char Wine Bar & Grill

This is a steak restaurant with an excellent reputation so vegetarians aren't going to find much on the menu. They do, however, serve great seafood. The menu is very detailed, you can find out the breed, age, size and diet of the animal.

Address: Shop 3/1 Eagle St, Eagle Street Pier, Brisbane
Web: www.chachachar.com.au

5. Watt Modern Dining

Winner of the Restaurant and Caterers Best Al fresco Restaurant in both 2004 and 2006, this restaurant will serve you the best of Brisbane's cuisine. The waterfront location with sunny terraces and balconies add to the experience.

Address: 119 Lamington St, New Farm, Brisbane
Web: www.watt.net.au

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