HOT SPOT DINING IN BRISBANE

If you’re anything like us at Mura, we can’t get enough of divine dining experiences! It’s all about gorgeous food, the perfect atmosphere and amazing company! Here are our top 8 current hot spots for dining out in Brisbane!

Previously known as LONgTIME Thai, sAme sAme exudes a stunning contemporary Thai restaurant and bar in Fortitude Valley’s Ada Lane! With its cutting edge menu and long anticipated queues, get ready to seriously indulge in your favourite Thai styles – trust us, it’s worth the wait! (Hot tip, book a table in advance and make a serious evening out of it!) We highly recommend their baos and Moreton bay bug curry as a MUST ORDER! 

If sipping on delicious spritzes and sharing gorgeous tapas but the pool is your vibe then Hellenika is right up your alley! Punters are obsessing over this hot spot and for the same reason we are, its a perfect vibe for a sunny girls lunch by the poolside! Sibling to the much loved Nobby Beach eatery, Hellenika is serving at Calile Hotel with a gorgeous olive tree lined alfresco terrace overlooking the resort’s pool. Talk about a gorgeous scenery! Book a table, seat bar side or recline and relax in a poolside cabana, Hellenika is very much worth the visit! Make sure to order their signature Hellenika Chips!

SK Steak & Oysters, holding true to its name exudes exquisite seafood and steak dining. Starting off with their signature oysters (sourced fresh daily) followed by a gorgeous steak or seafood option for your main, you’ll be feeling fulfilled and equally pleased after dining at SK. With its more formal vibe, this is the perfect setting for a birthday event or anniversary with your significant other! Don’t forget to indulge in their oysters, marinated toothfish & lobster bisque mashed potato on the side.

The holy grail of all things greek food in Brisbane! Set upon the gorgeous Howards smith warves, Greca is a stunning place to embrace a evening with close friends! Sit back and relax while watching the Storey Bridge lights light up on the riverside. With its youthful and fun menu, you’ll be dining on flourishing dips and bread, fried calamari and prawns, a series of salads and delectable meat selections cooked lovingly on Greca’s charcoal grill. Don’t even get us started on the desert menu! Don’t believe us? Try it for yourself! 

Italian lovers unite in the heart of Tenneriffe for some serious carb loading (the worthy kind of course!) With its humble tree-lined dining deck and cosy relaxed atmosphere, you’ll be in Italian cuisine heaven! With a menu filled with Pizza’s and Pastas, You’ll be mouth watery trying to decide which decadent meal to delve in to!  Duck Ragu pasta, need we say more? We don’t judge if you opt for both pizza and pasta, we’ve all done it!

Are you ready to escape the balmy Queensland night and step into a cavernous world of retro, smoky mirrors, wood panelling and comfy red leather booths? If you want authentic good quality Italian, Tartufo is your answer. Their caramelised walnut and pear mozzarella with their seafood pasta will keep the wine flowing all night! Drop by for a drink or a late supper, this menu is every bit as stunning as the atmosphere! From entreé’s to mains, deserts and fine wines, Tartufo offers nothing but the most amazing dining experience! 

If you’re in need of a gourmet taste sensation Chinese meal then look no further than Donna Chang. Inside one of Brisbane’s most iconic heritage buildings, you’ll be overlooking the room as a balcony gallery. Winding staircases lead up to the restaurants private dining rooms. Get ready to indulge in decadent contemporary Chinese cuisines with combinations of Cantonese and Sichuan flavours. Don’t forget to finish your new with their passion fruit curd buns!
Fancy a few drinks after? Head down to the basement bar, Boom Boom Room underneath for a dimly lit ambience of private vault rooms, rare spirits and good times!

A major buzz surrounds the Calile’s gorgeous Lobby Bar and the punters we’re not wrong with this find! With an urban resort vibe offering food and drinks, it’s filled with a modern light-filled space, elegant pink marble bar and menu of artisanal eats and drinks. This scene location is perfect for either a quick coffee whilst people watching or a good chips & wine with your girlfriends to kick start the night, located in the heart of James St!