South Bank’s Best Restaurants for Every Foodie Mood
With some of the cities top dining spots, all in the one location, the best restaurants in South Bank have a whole world of flavours on offer.
The go-to locale for date night or for a family outing, South Bank offers Brisbane locals plenty of variety in cuisine. No matter what flavour you’re craving, there’s a restaurant offering ambience that is just right. Prepare to travel around the world via your tastebuds with our scintillating edit of the best restaurants in South Bank.
A long-running favourite, Ahmet’s offers a vibrant dining experience and the very best Turkish food in Brisbane. Be transported not only by the authentic and flavourful food but by the live music and belly dancing performances too!
Shop 10/168 Grey Street, South Bank
If waterfront dining and exquisite French cuisine pique your interest, make a reservation at Aquitaine. A popular choice for a romantic dinner or as a venue for your next special event, the modern menu is complemented by a wine list offering French styles as well as local wines. Your palate will be very pleased!
Shop 2, River Quay, South Bank
The burger bar that’s on everyone’s lips and with good reason! The Depot serves up Old Brooklyn style grub a la handcrafted burgers, hot dogs and deep-fried... everything. Stacked burgers steal the show here, with the “Smashed Up” Burger making a dramatic entrance with two beef patties, Southern fried chicken thighs, bacon AND cheese. Not for the faint of heart, head here with a roaring appetite.
B8-B9/168 Grey Street, South Brisbane
If you have Mexican food on the mind, head to Mucho! Dining out regularly doesn't have to break the bank, at Mucho Mexicano you can treat yourself to all-you-can-eat Taco Tuesday for $25, or $14 burritos any day before 5pm. Dine in for an authentic Mexican experience and don’t skimp on the margaritas.
Shop 15, Little Stanley Street, South Bank
For the perfect Sunday session vibe, South Bank Beer Garden is one of the best restaurants for casual dining and a drink or two! The menu offers a vibrant variety of upscale pub grub to suit any of your social circles as well as a family day out. Don’t forget to take your time pouring over the wide variety of drinks available, or ask the bar staff for something off-menu if you’re feeling inclined to spice it up.
30BA Stanley Street Plaza, South Bank
Beginning from rich family history and tradition, Tai Tai brings top notch South East Asian meals to the table that will tantalise your tastebuds. With plates designed to share, this is the perfect restaurant for your weekly date night outing. In the restaurant’s own words: live to eat, don’t eat to live.
ABC Building, Corner Grey and Russell Streets, South Brisbane
Ole has been serving up authentic Spanish dishes to delight Brisbane crowds for years, so it’s not surprising that they have earned a reputation as one of the best restaurants in South Bank. Ideal for your next family get together, order a paella to share and thank us later.
Shop B12, Little Stanley Street, South Bank
If you’ve missed out on the Paniyiri Greek Festival (not again!), never fear. Zeus is here to dish up meals that make you feel like you’re in Mykonos. They share a food philosophy that feels like family, joy and home. A huge menu covers a peckish appetite to a feast-ready family, with meat cooked fresh from the spit, seafood fresh from the ocean or veggie options fresh from the earth.
13/14 Little Stanley Street, South Bank
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