Econo Lodge City Star Brisbane
650 Main Street
Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, QL 4169
Phone: (61) 7 33916222
Fax: (61) 7 38910720
Located opposite the Brisbane Cricket Ground, the Thai Rose is a restaurant, cafe and bar all rolled into one. The restaurant is upstairs with seating inside and intimate tables for two along the balcony. The cafe downstairs caters for those with time constraints, without skimping on quality. A range of traditional Thai dishes adorns the menu and the establishment is fully licensed.
Not to be confused with The Doors album, the Morrison Hotel is a character-filled bar. The public bar area has a musty aroma and a very antique feel. Small in size, a couple of pool tables occupy a large portion of the space, but without crowding people together. The in-house kitchen serves scrumptious food.
Located on busy Stanley Street, the La Kasbah Restaurant is a surprisingly tranquil and romantic restaurant with amazing food. Inside, one is overwhelmingly reminded of the romantic feel of the colonial era. White curtains drape from the ceiling and appropriate portraits hang on the walls. The range of food is reasonable and caters for all tastes. The entrees cooked with a dash of Moroccan flavors are extremely tasty. Check website for opening hours.
Aiming to impress special someone? The Snug Harbor Restaurant and Bar could be the place to help you ensure success. Overlooking the Brisbane River, the bar has live entertainment every night from either local musicians or the freshest comedy talent on the Brisbane scene. The fully licensed restaurant has a better than average wine selection and a versatile three-course menu to satisfy everyone's taste. Popular among the locals is the Eye Fillet Steak with all the trimmings.
This charming Scottish restaurant is renowned for its extremely friendly and efficient service and the most delicious food. The modest interior has a strong country feel with flower printed tablecloths and cottage-inspired features. The appropriate background music and friendly environment make the restaurant's atmosphere most wonderful. The food at Cloak and Dagger is absolutely superb, consisting of modern cuisine with a strong Scottish influence. Popular favorites are Mushroom St. Andrews, and Highland Rack of Lamb.
Located across Stanley Street, the Surtaj Indian Restaurant is a popular Indian diner. Going by the crowd, it is wise to book ahead to avoid missing out on the delicious buffet dinners. Indian music transports you to the back streets of New Delhi, making you forget that your car is parked at the free parking at the rear! Buffet dinners are on Sundays and on Tuesdays; any curry is served with free rice and papads.
The Green Papaya claims to offer the best Vietnamese in Brisbane and, after tasting one of their delicious specialties, it would be brave to argue otherwise. The interior is beautifully designed, with bright yellow walls, reminiscent of a Vietnamese sunrise. The clientele here is as diverse as the foods and consists of those searching for exceptional cuisine in a friendly atmosphere. The food choice is delightfully authentic and wide-ranging. The Cua om (tangy sand crab cooked with fresh tomato, pickled leek and Asian celery) is truly delicious. Lunch hours vary. Check website for details.
Dockers is a relaxing and trendy restaurant in the upmarket hotel and shopping area of Dockside. The very modern restaurant has simple and attractive decor with clean lines and a spacious layout. The fully licensed restaurant caters for breakfast, lunch and dinner, providing a good range of Spanish, Italian and Mediterranean dishes. For dinner, one can try the superb Atlantic Salmon on a herb and garlic penne.
The house restaurant of the Royal on the Park Brisbane, the Walnut Room is a five-star dining experience not to be missed. With the quality and style one would expect of a Royal on the Park Hotel, the soft, glowing lighting and a view of the City Botanical Gardens make the Walnut Room one of Brisbane's favorite restaurants. Fully licensed bars, a good number of wines to choose from and a menu that dabbles in steaks, chicken, seafood and vegetarian meals ensure a complete dining experience.
Located in the Old Mineral House, opposite the Botanical Gardens is the Restaurant TWO. An exotic amalgamation of Asian and European cuisine, chef David Pugh pours his years of gastronomic experience in to the menu, which changes every month. Be it a la carte or an eight-course meal, this one is sure to please every palate. The Huon Valley mushrooms and Madeira jus are winners all the way, while the macademia nut tart with mascarpone will pamper your sweet tooth.The ground level is a bistro and wine bar, while fine dining is restricted to the first floor. Ask for a window seat to enjoy a lovely view of the Botanical Gardens.
Located in the Quay West Suites, McMahons has established itself as a popular venue for business people and travelers alike. The reason for this is the stunning decor with the fountain and sandstone terrace and views of the Botanical Gardens a highlight. On the delectable French cuisine menu is plenty of seafood. There is also a variety of pasta and assorted meats. Do not forget to taste the desserts too.
Replacing the elegant Gianni's Restaurant, Moda Restaurant offers a unique mix of formal and informal areas, including an elegant mezzanine, all accompanied by a variety of food styles and an excellent cellar. The main entrees include such offerings as a delicious Oven Roasted Guinea Fowl, along with Rack of Venison and Pan Seared Barramundi. At lunchtimes, the courtyard features a three course lunch with a glass of their label wine. The restaurant prides itself on its quality sauces that superbly match each dish.