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Best Modern Australian Restaurants in Brisbane CBD

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Summer House
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Modern Australian | South Brisbane
Hellenika at The Calile
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Greek | New Farm
Moo Moo The Wine Bar + Grill - Brisbane
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Steak | Brisbane CBD
Walter’s Steakhouse - Brisbane
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European | Brisbane CBD
W Brisbane - Three Blue Ducks
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Modern Australian | Brisbane CBD
Stokehouse Q
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Modern Australian | South Brisbane
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Walter’s Steakhouse - BrisbaneWalter’s Steakhouse - Brisbane
240 reviews
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European | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Amazing food, incredible staff and just an air of luxury in the restaurant. Best overall dining experience around! More

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Moo Moo The Wine Bar + Grill - BrisbaneMoo Moo The Wine Bar + Grill - Brisbane
438 reviews
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Steak | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

The waiter Nathaniel was fantastic. Steaks were beautiful but expensive More

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Black Bird Bar & GrillBlack Bird Bar & Grill
304 reviews
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Australian | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Very nice bar to have drink while the table is being set up. Very good cocktails. Once in the restaurent, you have an amazing view.. and the food is very good. Only issue was the amount of time we waited between snacks/starters/and main More

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Black Hide Steakhouse - Gambaro Hotel - Caxton StreetBlack Hide Steakhouse - Gambaro Hotel - Caxton Street
119 reviews
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Steakhouse | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Our waiter was amazing, we brought our two children who were under 5, but don't think I would do that again, since the restaurant is more suited for adults and older children. The sirloin steak was amazing and the ribs were juicy and filling. We ordered the pasta for the kids and they were so kind to divide it into two bowls although we ordered one serving, it also included a drink and ice-cream, great value. Will be back! More

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ARIA BrisbaneARIA Brisbane
610 reviews
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Australian | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Lovely service and food was beautiful More

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E'cco BistroE'cco Bistro
218 reviews
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Modern Australian | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Amazing. Not my first visit and will most definitely not be my last!!! More

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Sake Restaurant & Bar - Eagle Street PierSake Restaurant & Bar - Eagle Street Pier
295 reviews
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Japanese | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

The service at Sake was fantastic. Wine list was brilliant with some incredible wines including the 2017 Pierro Chardonnay from Margaret Valley, WA. The decor was beautifully thought out however music was a bit much and didn’t necessarily fit the scene. Sashimi was lovely however the Barramundi and Trevalley missed the mark compared to the Kingfish. Surprise dish of the night was the Kimchi Gyoza. Interesting combination that makes a lot of sense on the palette. Overall a very good experience for a special occasion however the quality of food could be better considering the cost. More

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Black Hide By Gambaro At Treasury BrisbaneBlack Hide By Gambaro At Treasury Brisbane
176 reviews
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Steakhouse | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

An enjoyable experience with friendly staff and beautiful ambiance. The menu choices were impressive and so was the wine list. The table we were seated at was a bit small but other than that was very satisfied with the night. More

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Verve CafeVerve Cafe
144 reviews
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Italian | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Food great. Service pretty good. Well priced. Meals came promptly. I did find the dark a bit too much for lunch time so I feel it is more of a dinner venue. But over all - great! More

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Farah RestaurantFarah Restaurant
16 reviews
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Persian | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Such a great spot, fantastic food and most of gluten free! More

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Massimo - BrisbaneMassimo - Brisbane
2 reviews
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Italian | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

I would highly recommend Massimo, for many reasons. The food was sensational, service impeccable, decor and ambience superb can’t wait to dine there again soon. I think this is my new Birthday Restaurant. More

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Persone Italian RestaurantPersone Italian Restaurant
144 reviews
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Italian | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Very good food and amazing view. The service is impeccable and I would highly reccomend it to anyone. More

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Gambaro Seafood RestaurantGambaro Seafood Restaurant
115 reviews
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Seafood | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Beautiful food, we had the oysters and Lobster Mornay. The service could have been better though. More

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W Brisbane - Three Blue DucksW Brisbane - Three Blue Ducks
410 reviews
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Modern Australian | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

The view is spectacular and we loved the atmosphere. All the staff we dealt with were super friendly and very attentive. The food was just perfect. The steak was cooked perfectly. The seafood platter was generous and everything was superb. We will definitely be back. More

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Malt PierMalt Pier
85 reviews
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Breakfast | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Fantastic food!! Flavours were amazing and the service was excellent. Thank you for a fantastic evening. We will definitely be back! More

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Donna ChangDonna Chang
191 reviews
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Chinese (Canton) | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Beautiful, delicious, an absolute treat ! More

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Vintaged Bar and GrillVintaged Bar and Grill
122 reviews
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Australian | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Food was exceptional quality and the service was 5 star. Very friendly. More

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Eden's Table - The Westin BrisbaneEden's Table - The Westin Brisbane
27 reviews
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Modern Australian | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

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Beautiful service from first walking in and throughout the night. Took my mum as a treat and we shared both the spiced haloumi and chefs special pork as our entrees. Both fabulous! Our mains (steak and brisket) were mouthwatering and cooked to perfection. Left too full for another bite and will definitely return More

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Isles Lane Bar & KitchenIsles Lane Bar & Kitchen
45 reviews
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Australian | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Our server Grace was amazingly helpful, kind and energetic. We had a great time! More

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Lobby BarLobby Bar
8 reviews
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Eurasian | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Love it, reminds me of A lobby bar in the Shangri La in Dubai. More

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Pig ’N’ Whistle - West EndPig ’N’ Whistle - West End
29 reviews
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International | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Great food and atmosphere, will definitely go back. More

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Heritij - BrisbaneHeritij - Brisbane
129 reviews
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Indian | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

I would definitely recommend Heritij and would love to go back. But it was exceptionally quiet when we had lunch, which made the overall experience a little lack lustre. The food is exceptional, but the cocktail (dirty masala chai or something) left much to be desired - a little flat in flavour to be honest. We had a small child with us and the restaurant did not have highchairs, however they did offer some cushions to help prop up the infant which was helpful. Overall, the food was superb but I might return in the evening in the hope it'll be more buzzy. More

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Patina at Customs HousePatina at Customs House
6 reviews
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Modern Australian | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Wonderful view to dine just near the Story Bridge More

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Motion Dining - Marriott BrisbaneMotion Dining - Marriott Brisbane
95 reviews
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International | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

We enjoyed our night out during the first sitting of the evening buffet. More

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Jimmy's On The MallJimmy's On The Mall
10 reviews
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Asian | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Food and service is great. Would recommend sharing as lots of variety in food options. More

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Irish Murphy's - BrisbaneIrish Murphy's - Brisbane
11 reviews
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Irish | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

We had a party of about 18 people. The food was amazing and well priced and the music and dancing was great. More

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Johnny Ringo's Country SteakhouseJohnny Ringo's Country Steakhouse
4 reviews
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Australian | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Legit to die for jalapeño poppers!!! Loved the atmosphere and Liv was amazing! :) More

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Criterion TavernCriterion Tavern
20 reviews
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Contemporary French / American | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

All round an excellent experience with great food & a good range of tap beers. only down side to the experience was that the air cond in the dining was blasting with most people in there visibly cold from it. Might be an idea to back off the AC fan speed during the main dining times. More

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Pig ’N’ Whistle - King George SquarePig ’N’ Whistle - King George Square
43 reviews
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English | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Fabulous evening. Catch up with friends to celebrate several birthdays. Everyone had a good meal and drinks and overall a fun evening. More

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Enzo and SonsEnzo and Sons
5 reviews
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Italian | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

We had a fabulous time dining at Aenzo and Sons. The atmosphere was gorgeous and the food was amazing and great honest value. More

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Little Big HouseLittle Big House
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Australian | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Little Big House encompasses the rich history, the vibrant energy and the relaxed sun soaked lifestyle that is Queensland

The iconic, heritage-listed Queenslander (originally known as "Collins Place") has hosted a variety of colourful tenants since being built in 1889, including incarnations as a Ship Inn, a Spaghetti House, a squatter’s den, and even a stint as the South Bank Police Station.

From ‘Big House’ to ‘Little Big House’ the venue pays homage to things of old while adding a fresh perspective, balancing charm with cheek, and drawing on images from Queensland's vast flora and fauna, animals, reptiles and creatures, serving it all up with a cheeky grin.

Reopened in the heart of the Southpoint development in South Bank in summer 2017, with all original features restored, Little Big House will take you on a journey…immersing you in a sweaty, humid, sun soaked, laid back, old Queenslander house party where everyone is your mate.More

Blackmarket Bar & Grill - Brisbane CBDBlackmarket Bar & Grill - Brisbane CBD
3 reviews
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Modern Australian | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Me and my partner decided to try this place for dinner and we were pleasantly surprised. The food was amazing and great value for money, we enjoyed a cocktail on the rooftop bar before heading downstairs to the restaurant. The staff were friendly and very professional. Would recommend the grazing plank to start! More

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The Florist Kitchen & Wine BarThe Florist Kitchen & Wine Bar
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Modern Australian | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

The Florist Kitchen + Wine Bar will provide a light-hearted, naturally tranquil environment for patrons to enjoy any meal of the day or simply a well-deserved beverage or two, throughout the week. As the name suggests, Florist will have an elegant yet relaxing floral decor with flora to view and purchase, amidst soothing live acoustic music resonating throughout the space.

Our customers can enjoy a long sitting with our styled Tapas Menu or, for those needing something quick, a tasty and substantial filler from our Street Menu. We will offer a range of cold and crisp craft beers on tap sourced from popular local brewery’s and of course an extensive and carefully chosen wine list that captures not only quality but value and the light-hearted ambiance of the space.More

Sazerac - Four Points by Sheraton BrisbaneSazerac - Four Points by Sheraton Brisbane
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Modern Australian | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Located on level 30, relax in Brisbane's highest bar. Kick back and relax with a sundowner or enjoy a craft beer and locally-inspired meal or share plates.More

The Eatery - Four Points by Sheraton BrisbaneThe Eatery - Four Points by Sheraton Brisbane
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Modern Australian | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Start your day with a delicious buffet or à la carte breakfast in the colourful surrounds of The Eatery Restaurant. On Friday and Saturday, enjoy a dinner buffet celebrating the flavours of authentic comfort food from around the world.More

Walnut Restaurant - Royal on The ParkWalnut Restaurant - Royal on The Park
4 reviews
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Modern Australian | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Used to have meeting. Basically very calm as such good feeling to take but when I went there, party was held in the same restaurant which was noisy for us. More

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Sono Japanese RestaurantSono Japanese Restaurant
42 reviews
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Japanese | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Can't tell you how much I loved this restaurant. As someone who isn't very familiar with Japanese food the Zen Course with matching sake was a fantastic way to try it. The seafood was fresh and all the food was well prepared and beautifully presented. Service was friendly and attentive. Atmosphere intimate and comfortable. More

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Brisbane CBD Diners' Choice Winners

Brisbane CBD's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Walter’s Steakhouse - BrisbaneWalter’s Steakhouse - Brisbane
240 reviews
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European | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Amazing food, incredible staff and just an air of luxury in the restaurant. Best overall dining experience around! More

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Moo Moo The Wine Bar + Grill - BrisbaneMoo Moo The Wine Bar + Grill - Brisbane
438 reviews
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Steak | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

The waiter Nathaniel was fantastic. Steaks were beautiful but expensive More

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Black Hide Steakhouse - Gambaro Hotel - Caxton StreetBlack Hide Steakhouse - Gambaro Hotel - Caxton Street
119 reviews
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Steakhouse | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Our waiter was amazing, we brought our two children who were under 5, but don't think I would do that again, since the restaurant is more suited for adults and older children. The sirloin steak was amazing and the ribs were juicy and filling. We ordered the pasta for the kids and they were so kind to divide it into two bowls although we ordered one serving, it also included a drink and ice-cream, great value. Will be back! More

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Black Bird Bar & GrillBlack Bird Bar & Grill
304 reviews
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Australian | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Very nice bar to have drink while the table is being set up. Very good cocktails. Once in the restaurent, you have an amazing view.. and the food is very good. Only issue was the amount of time we waited between snacks/starters/and main More

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Madame WuMadame Wu
1236 reviews
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Asian | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

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We had another wonderful night at Madame Wu. Our waitress was excellent and looked after us very well. The food was excellent as usual. Thank you!! More

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Donna ChangDonna Chang
191 reviews
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Chinese (Canton) | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Beautiful, delicious, an absolute treat ! More

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Verve CafeVerve Cafe
144 reviews
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Italian | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Food great. Service pretty good. Well priced. Meals came promptly. I did find the dark a bit too much for lunch time so I feel it is more of a dinner venue. But over all - great! More

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E'cco BistroE'cco Bistro
218 reviews
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Modern Australian | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Amazing. Not my first visit and will most definitely not be my last!!! More

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Black Hide By Gambaro At Treasury BrisbaneBlack Hide By Gambaro At Treasury Brisbane
176 reviews
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Steakhouse | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

An enjoyable experience with friendly staff and beautiful ambiance. The menu choices were impressive and so was the wine list. The table we were seated at was a bit small but other than that was very satisfied with the night. More

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Malt PierMalt Pier
85 reviews
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Breakfast | Brisbane CBD, Brisbane

Fantastic food!! Flavours were amazing and the service was excellent. Thank you for a fantastic evening. We will definitely be back! More

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