If you’re a diehard foodie, you likely see holidays as your perfect opportunity to sample all the delicious produce that your destination has to offer. When staying at motels in Brisbane, you will be surrounded by different dining precincts that are filled to the brim with delicious restaurants, cafes, bars and eateries. Learn more about our favourite precincts and where to eat here:
Brisbane’s CBD is a food and wine lovers paradise – from humble burger joints to gorgeous riverside bistros, the city is actually home to the most Good Food Guide-awarded venues in Queensland. In one of the many laneways – Albert Lane, Burnett Lane, Gresham Lane and Eagle Lane – you will find the perfect spot to grab a bite to eat or catch up over drinks.
Located on the southern banks of the Brisbane River, South Bank is home to some truly world-class eateries. Whether you’re looking for somewhere to eat before a theatre show or you want to nibble as you wander the river, this is the precinct for you. South Bank is also home to Regional Flavours, a free food and wine festival that is set up in the parklands each year.
This precinct offers the full spectrum when it comes to dining – whatever sort of cuisine you’re feeling, Fortitude Valley is sure to have it in spades. Restaurants-slash-bars are highly popular, particularly amongst the younger crowd, whereas the Chinatown Mall is where you should head if you’re craving Chinese. This precinct is also known for its abundance of late night eats.
This is the place to come if you hunger for delicious organic produce, drinks and cocktails. The restaurants and cafes here are often described as having a fusion of cultures, a mix of alternative and vintage. Boundary Street is the suburb’s dining hub and has a high concentration of flavours the world over (from Greek and Chinese to Vietnamese and more).
The eclectic mix of wine bars, dining venues, galleries, theatres and riverside boardwalks have made New Farm a popular precinct to visit when staying at motels in Brisbane. Once a farming venue, New Farm led the charge towards the popularity of boutique beers. Brunswick Street is the perfect destination for those looking for an intimate dining experience.
Home to the massive Gabba, many visitors to motels in Brisbane find themselves here if they’re interested in the city’s prolific sporting scene. This precinct doesn’t exactly scream ‘food wonderland’, but there are a number of top-notch restaurants and cafes to be enjoyed. This is also where you’ll find a number of Queensland’s most iconic pubs – great before or after a game.
The next time you’re planning to stay at motels in Brisbane, we hope that you’ll find some time to try these dining precincts for yourself. Whether you’re looking for cheap eats or an award winning dining experience, there is sure to be something for you. The Brisbane region has plenty of delicious produce to offer, so take your time eating your way through it.