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Top five Brisbane Restaurants

Revered as a food lover's paradise Brisbane is home to some of Australia's most iconic eateries. From Matt Moran's Aria to eclectic Urbane here are the city's top five fine dining restaurants.

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Montrachet

Montrachet

Revered among French cuisine lovers Montrachet is Brisbane's premier restaurant for all things Fantastically French. With delicate French decor and a traditionally elegant setting this one of a kind eatery in Brisbane exudes French sophistication from head to toe. The brainchild of Chef Thierry Galichet the venue specializes in classic French dishes that appear deceptively simple. Creative and rich in taste the delectable menu items at Montrachet are complemented by the restaurant's extensive French wine list. Known for impeccable service delivered with poise an evening or lunch meal at Montrachet is an unforgettable culinary experience in Brisbane.

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Restaurant Two

Restaurant Two

In spite of its "secondary" title, Restaurant two is a top notch local restaurant with local notoriety and a global fan base. Using nothing but the freshest produce in Queensland head chef and manager David Pugh delivers his take on modern Aussie cuisine in this scenically situated restaurant. Occupying a heritage site of sorts opposite the City Botanic Gardens Restaurant Two is an award winning eatery that has been a fixture in Brisbane's food scene for over 15 years. Having garnered an award within 3 months of operation this renowned establishment also houses stunning private dining spaces as well as a lovely mezzanine area that can accommodate large groups of guests.

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Urbane

Urbane

Offering visitors the most diverse menu in Brisbane Urbane provides diners with even the most discerning tastes something to write home about. Housed within a stylish setting down Mary Street, the venue features walls with rustic wood panelling and a dramatic metal ceiling with leather furnishings. As perhaps the only fine dining restaurant in Brisbane to offer 6 menus the food items served at Urbane are divided in to an a la carte lunch menu and an a la carte dinner menu while a vegetarian degustation, degustation lunch and dinner menus as well as a dessert degustation menu are also part of the Urbane dining experience. Providing guests with a fine dining experience as well as bistro and bar facilities and dining this all-encompassing restaurant is an award winning icon in Brisbane's food scene.

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Aria

Aria

Featured in multiple Master Chef Australia episodes Aria is the culinary wonder that sits on the former location of the Pier Nine seafood diner. With celebrity chef Matt Moran of Master Chef fame at the helm the Brisbane instalment of Aria Sydney is nothing short of impressive. Boasting an eclectic wine collection that exceeds expectations with more than 400 bottles from the world's finest wine labels the delicate but ingeniously rich flavour of Aria's menu items is what secures it a spot on the list. Tucked away within the scenic confines of Eagle Street Pier the eatery offers breathtaking views across the Brisbane River. Employing fresh Australian produce some of the must-try items on Aria's seasonal menu includes its rich consomm├ęs while deliciously delicate custard tarts and baked Kingfish are other enticing offerings decorating the menu.

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Chilli and Spice

Chilli and Spice

Housed within a luxury hotel in Brisbane CBD , Chilli & Spice in Oaks Charlotte Towers is one of Brisbane's finest Asian restaurants to date. Offering diners everything from piping hot Thai Fishcakes to robust flavoured Pad Thai the mouth-watering menu at Chilli & Spice includes hot favourites in Asian cuisine and then some.