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bistro

Manchego souffle at Fish Lane Bistro.

Fish Lane Bistro

1 Fish Lane, South Brisbane, Queensland
  • Rating:

    13.5/20

  • Cuisine:
  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
    15 reader ratings

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

sydney

Hotcakes

Illi Hill

Megan Johnston A much-loved deli is reborn as a welcoming cafe with some exciting treats on the menu.

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

melbourne

Beef tartare

Brother Nancy

Matt Holden Cosy West Footscray cafe serves up a Guatemalan fast-breaker and tangy beef tartare.

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

barhop

Potting Shed

The Potting Shed at The Grounds

Rachel Olding At last, there is a way to get in on the delicious Grounds of Alexandria action without the inevitable crowds.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
reader rating (1)

brunch

Montagu

John Montagu

Georgia Waters It's never too early for a slow-cooked beef-cheek sandwich.

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (17)

middle eastern

Grilled sujuk with fried egg at MezMez.

MezMez

Dani Valent This new cafe ticks all the Melbourne musts.

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (15)

omakase

Seafood tartare
15/20

Kappo

Gemima Cody Japanese fine-diner reminds us that we can have very nice things, and very good times.

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

american diner

Generous: Tea salted duck stir-fry topped with crisp taro chips.
13.5/20

Madame Wu

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 (21)

european

Gnocchi with pumpkin puree at The Catbird Seat Bistro.
14.5/20

The Catbird Seat Bistro

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 (32)

mediterranean

Dolmathes - vine leaves stuffed with spiced beef and rice with a light creamy lemon sauce.
14/20

Plaka

Catriona Jackson A friendly and generous Greek family restaurant serving well-made authentic food.

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (37)

pizza

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14/20

Olive at Mawson

Kirsten Lawson Kirsten Lawson finds simple, honest dishes on offer at Olive at Mawson in the Southlands shopping centre.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (22)

canberra

Slow roasted suckling pig at Black Fire.

Black Fire

14.5/20

Natasha Rudra New Braddon restaurant serves up well executed Mediterranean dishes.

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (38)

sydney

The Xa Ca Ri Ga, Lemongrass curry chicken, at Mama's Buoi

Mama's Buoi

13.5/20

Terry Durack New restaurant chain is a cheeky, nostalgic evocation of an old Saigon cafe.

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (30)

melbourne

Twice-cooked chicken wings at Sezar.

Sezar

Dani Valent Unsung laneway hero combines Armenian cuisine and the funky food culture of Melbourne.

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

cafe

Monster

Where the Monster Sat

Candice Chung You'll feel part of the family when you visit this quirky family-run cafe in Stanmore.

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

restaurant

Spiced Doughnuts with blood orange and whey butterscotch

Pei Modern

15.5/20

Terry Durack This 'restaurant with rooms' fulfils its come-what-may hotel dining room remit and goes beyond it, with slightly offbeat, clever, contrarian cooking.

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (37)

fusion

Acme restaurant, Rushcutters Bay.

ACME

15/20

Terry Durack ACME is a mash-up of Italian craft with ramen joint attitude in a neighbourhood bar.

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (42)

golf club cafe

A Thai chicken patty gives this burger a twist.

Mister Fox

Matt Holden Mister Fox is an inviting spot overlooking Ringwood Golf Club's 10th tee.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (7)

beaconsfield

Cucumber and buttermilk sorbets with vanilla meringue.

O My

15/20

Gemima Cody At O My, three young brothers aren't just preaching local and sustainable. They're living it.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (45)

mornington peninsula

Sage gnocchi, pumpkin and labna.

Polperro

Dani Valent This Red Hill property ticks all the boxes for a perfect weekend away.

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

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 (21)

yakitori

Karaage

Bird's Nest Yakitori

Natascha Mirosch Eat your way from beak to tail at this unusual contemporary yakitori bar.

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (26)

nonya

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Lanterne Rooms

15.5/20

Natasha Rudra A melding of Nonya village cooking and fine dining in a serene Campbell setting.

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

persian

Persian ice-cream.

Saffron Room Persian Restaurant

14.5/20

Catriona Jackson Persian food made with love and skill, and at great prices.

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

italian

Beef fillet carpaccio.

Italian and Sons

17/20

Bryan Martin This trailblazer in Braddon is easily one of the absolute highlights in dining anywhere.

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (18)

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