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italian

Coppa Spuntino's margherita pizza passes the test.

Coppa Spuntino

4/88 Creek Street, Brisbane, Queensland
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  • Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
    11 reader ratings

Take a Roman holiday at this new Brisbane laneway bar.

western australia

Greek honey doughnuts.
16/20

Propeller

Gail Williams Down-to-earth venue serves up impressive Middle Eastern and Mediterranean plates.

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (4)

melbourne

The calzone special served with napoli sauce.

Mozzarella Bar

Matt Holden Don't be fooled by the name, there's more than cheese served here.

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (10)

italian

Chiosco

Chiosco by Ormeggio

Myffy Rigby The vibe's kinda 'holiday on the Cinque Terre', only with (relatively) fewer Ferraris.

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (14)

meet the 'sippet'

Ricotta and fig sippet at Heritage Coffee Brewers in Summer Hill.

Heritage Coffee Brewers

Lenny Ann Low A plain 17th-century snack is reimagined for a modern menu with flair.

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (15)

italian multiplex

A trio of cannoli at Sagra.
12/20

Sagra

Gemima Cody This ambitious four-floor restaurant, bar, alimentari and art gallery has potential.

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (24)

pizza by the slice

A selection of pizza slices at Lievita.

Lievita

Simone Egger When in Rome, or Northcote, eat what the Romans eat, and try pizza al taglio.

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (18)

chinese

Happy Boy

Happy Boy

Natascha Mirosch This modest eatery lets the food stand solo in the spotlight and sing.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (18)

asian

Coconut and tumeric Moreton Bay bug curry.
14/20

Longtime Restaurant & Bar

Natascha Mirosch For pre or post-town-painting with a group of hungry food-loving friends who don't mind paying for quality, this place is right on the money.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (57)

steakhouse

Cape Grim scotch fillet at Chifley's.
14/20

Chifley's Bar and Grill

Kirsten Lawson Chifley's restaurant at the Hotel Kurrajong offers a huge array of high-end steaks.

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (6)

pub

The Beast of Burley mixed grill includes pork ribs, pulled pork, andouille sausage and celeriac slaw.
13/20

Walt and Burley, Kingston

Natasha Rudra Pulled pork, barbecue, nachos and burgers are all staples at this pub on the Kingston Foreshore.

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (11)

melbourne

Go-to dish: 'Hotnuts' (lemon curd hotcakes).

Workshop Brothers Specialty Coffee

Kylie Northover Introducing the 'hotnut' - this Glen Huntly cafe's signature dish.

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (6)

canberra

Roast umami vegetables with orange miso in an orange pot.

Lilotang

16/20

Kirsten Lawson Team behind Lanterne Rooms, Malamay and Chairman and Yip open a slick Japanese venue.

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (20)

sydney

Kin

Kin by Us

Amy McNeilage Two popular TV cooking show contestants shine in the real world.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (28)

french

Fillet of mullet with mussels.

Cafe Nice

15/20

Terry Durack Plus ca change, plus c'est la meme chose. It's the perfect metaphor for a restaurant such as Cafe Nice.

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (21)

bar

A rose gold spritz.

This Must Be The Place

Callan Boys There are many things to like about TMBTP: outstanding cocktails, hexagonal coasters, crinkle-cut chips sprinkled in celery salt.

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (4)

restaurant

Suckling pig terrine in a chickpea focaccia.

Pilu at Freshwater

16.5/20

Terry Durack Pilu sits very happily on the cusp of old- and new-world, looking both forward and back.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (28)

breakfast gelato

Baked eggs with tomato sugo and pork sausage.

Il Melograno

Matt Holden Breakfast was never intended to be part of the equation at this artisan gelateria

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (2)

black forest bircher

Black forest bircher muesli at District Brewer.

District Brewer

Matt Holden This slick new cafe has a chunk of postcode to itself, but the adventurous menu is a work in progress.

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (15)

pasta

Fettuccine carbonara with thick-cut pancetta, egg and cream.

Fox in the Corn

Dani Valent This fox will need all his wiles to turn a cool plan into a heartfelt home of hospitality.

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (21)

pizza

Julius

Julius Pizzeria

Natascha Mirosch There's a lot to like about Julius.

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (34)

american diner

Cheeseburger at Red Hook.

Red Hook

Natascha Mirosch This laneway bar/diner takes its cues from Brooklyn, New York.

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (35)

bistro

Gnocchi with pumpkin puree at The Catbird Seat Bistro.

The Catbird Seat Bistro

14.5/20

Natascha Mirosch This European bistro fills a much under-represented niche.

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (37)

thai

Larb balls with chilli oil.

Coco Nine

12/20

Natasha Rudra A cheerful spot serving up standard Thai fare on the foreshore.

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (13)

fine dining

Balanced: Windsor strawberries and cream meringue, custard, mint cloud, freeze-dried mandarin.

Courgette

16/20

Bryan Martin Courgette shines on as a sanctuary for those who wish to bask in the glow of purposeful, artistic food, wine and ambience.

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (21)

malaysian

Nasi lemark with beef rendang at Malaysian Chapter.

Malaysian Chapter

14/20

Catriona Jackson A great family restaurant, with vibrant, fresh, assertive food, great value for money and a lovely feel.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (49)

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Neil Perry's passionfruit bavarois.

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