Garuva Hidden Tranquillity Restaurant & Bar
This genuine gem of the Valley restaurant scene has the ultimate chilled-out
vibe: dimly lit private booths with cushioned seating are partitioned with white
silk curtains. All dishes are the same price including the delicious lamb curry and
warm Thai beef salad. The cocktail bar out the back is a good option if you missed
out on a booking (essential).
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Garuva's rainforested foyer leads to tables with cushioned seating concealed by silk curtains. There's a rather Arabian Nights feel to the place, with dim lighting, loungey beats and subdued banter (more raucous on weekends). Plates are meant for sharing and lean toward Asian fusion – sweet-potato and bean curry, warm Thai beef salad, coconut prawns. Hunt out the cool, hidden cocktail bar.
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Breakfast Creek Hotel
A stunning French Renaissance–style building constructed in
1889, the Brekky Creek is probably Brisbane's most famous pub. It also cooks the
best steaks in town (ask any local!); modern extensions to the old building offer
excellent outdoor dining, perfect for demolishing a juicy grain-fed Wagyu
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The Deli New Farm
Everything on the menu at this innovative, fully licenced
restaurant is organic, including the export-grade meats. The urban timber surrounds
provide a contemporary environment in which to savour wonderful meals made from the
best produce on offer. The menu caters to vegetarians, vegans and the wheat- or
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On the lower level of the Powerhouse arts precinct, Watt serves award-winning modern Australian fare. Start with the Queensland spanner crab or crispy duck salad before moving on to lamb striploin, seafood pasta or the daily catch perfectly grilled.
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