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asian

Coconut and tumeric Moreton Bay bug curry.

Longtime

610 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley, Queensland
  • Rating:

    14/20

  • Cuisine:
  • Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
    41 reader ratings

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.

meatballs

Beef meatballs

Ballers Polpetteria

Angie Schiavone At last, just what Sydney needs: a restaurant dedicated to Italian meatballs.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (13)

scandinavian

Breakfast Board

Finn Cafe

Matt Holden Flavours and vibes are in happy union at this St Kilda cafe.

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (11)

diner stereotypes

Line-caught snapper
14/20

Civilian

Terry Durack Civilian impresses with a wide-ranging mix of classic and modern dishes.

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (26)

bagels, coffee, doughnuts

Salmon lox bagel at Brooklyn Hide.

Brooklyn Hide

Jill Dupleix Brooklyn Hide in Surry Hills nails the bagels.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (15)

korean

Pork gochujang bulgogi bibimbap

Patbingsoo

Simone Egger Patbingsoo is a happy fusion of Korean health-conscious cafe, contemporary-Oz restaurant and dessert bar.

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

seafood

Bacash: The sweet pumpkin dessert .
15/20

Bacash

Gemima Cody In many ways, Bacash is as old-school as restaurants come, but it's far from being a relic.

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

american diner

Cheeseburger at Red Hook.

Red Hook

Natascha Mirosch This laneway bar/diner taps into the overwhelmingly popular American food trend, taking its cues from Brooklyn, New York.

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (32)

bistro

Manchego souffle at Fish Lane Bistro.
13.5/20

Fish Lane Bistro

Natascha Mirosch Fish Lane has the potential to be a very good bistro, the kitchen just needs to pay a little more attention to detail.

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (16)

discreet dining

Pedro Ximenez cheesecake, strawberries, rhubarb, citrus crumb and basil.
14/20

Rubicon

Natasha Rudra This Griffith venue remains a stalwart of Canberra's dining scene offering discreet and elegant dining.

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (15)

exciting

Cobia with goat's curd and kohlrabi.
16/20

Eightysix

Catriona Jackson Eightysix has it all, frenetic pace, jumping atmosphere - and brilliant food.

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (29)

fried chicken

Fried chicken at Bar H.

Bar H

Candice Chung Who says you can’t eat fried chicken before noon? Bar H revels in breakfast rebellion.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (3)

burgers

The Atomic Burger at Grand Trailer Park Taverna.

Grand Trailer Park Taverna

Dani Valent This new burger joint is all about having fun with with beef, brioche and booze.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (62)

capital dining

A spread at Temporada.

Canberra's top 20 restaurants for 2014

Natasha Rudra We ate, we argued, we ate some more, and finally picked our top 20 restaurants in Canberra.

bar hop

Monteneg'bro and Strawberry Daiquiri

Wilhelmina's

Rachel Olding Balmain newcomer Wilhelmina's features tall bar tables and a stunning wall mural by street artist Anya Brock next to an open kitchen serving up stunning dishes.

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

cafe

Coffee at The Dachshund in Hunters Hill

Dachshund Coffee

Georgia Waters Dachshund Coffee offers relaxed family dining with plenty of space for prams and dogs.

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (36)

restaurant

Boudin slider at The Butler.

The Butler

14/20

Terry Durack The Butler returns one of Sydney's best spaces back to diners in time for Christmas.

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (29)

out of town

Flatbread with chorizo, haloumi and a fried egg.

Little Joe

Bridget McManus Having a crack at the bacon and egg scene has proved a winner at this Warbuton pizza restaurant.

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

bar hop

The 1806 cocktail at East End Den.

East End Den

Michael Harden A complete lack of pretentiousness seems to be the default setting at this laneway bar.

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

suburban

Prawn and lobster ravioli.

Squisito

Dani Valent If you want a meal that makes you think, "Gee, what a good meal," then Squisito has it covered.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (11)

alfresco

'Arrabbiata' chicken wings.

The Mero Restaurant and Bar

14/20

Natascha Mirosch Indooroopilly Shopping Centre's freshest addition brings alfresco Italian dining to the complex.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (6)

fusion

Generous: Tea salted duck stir-fry topped with crisp taro chips.

Madame Wu

13.5/20

Natascha Mirosch Madame Wu's balcony is the perfect spot to toast the Brisbane River over dumplings.

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (22)

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 in Brisbane, and lucky locals are sitting pretty.

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (33)

chinese

Barbecued lamb ribs with dry spicy paste and baby bell peppers.

Malamay

15.5/20

Kirsten Lawson Kirsten Lawson finds Malamay in Barton filled with intriguing dishes and a sake list to match the punchy flavours.

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (14)

smoking hot

Slow roasted suckling pig at Black Fire.

Black Fire

14.5/20

Natasha Rudra Well executed Mediterranean dishes with a slight twist are on offer at this new Braddon restaurant.

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (44)

funky eatery

Shaw River buffalo mozzarella, charred kale, smoked walnuts and black garlic.

A. Baker

14/20

Catriona Jackson The funky A. Baker is part cafe, part bakery, part late-night groovy restaurant and is full of action.

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (22)

recipes

Neil Perry's passionfruit bavarois.

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