The gourmet experience
Gourmet Traveller has spent half a century traversing the country and uncovering the most outstanding food, wine, and restaurant experiences on offer. Gourmet Traveller has built its name in being an authority on the distinct culinary contexts found throughout Australia and now we want to share it with you. The Gourmet Traveller Gift Card is a bite-sized portion of Gourmet Traveller’s storied gourmet tradition, one you’re now invited to be a part of.
With a country as culturally rich and varied as ours, the Gourmet Traveller Gift Card helps you find your next great food experience: from exceptional fine dining with world-class views to that new eatery everyone’s talking about embedded in some vibrant inner-city suburb, the choice is yours to make.
It’s that world of choice that sets the Gourmet Traveller Gift Card apart. Whether it’s to thank a new client for that new contract going ahead, or a friend visiting Australia for the first time, the Gourmet Traveller Gift Card allows the giftee to follow their taste buds and create their own dining adventure. Simple to give and an absolute treat to receive, the Gourmet Traveller Gift Card is the perfect way to mark any occasion.
The Laneway occupies an elevated space off Spencer Lane, behind The Euro. It can be accessed either through The Euro or directly via Spencer Lane off Margaret Street (between Edward Street and Felix Street). It offers creative cocktails, an eclectic wine list, and a boast-worthy selection of boutique beers and ciders. The Laneway brings cosmopolitan bar culture to the city, with freshly squeezed citrus juices, premium ice and an extensive range of back bar and first pour spirits that will make you go weak at the knees. The Laneway is perfect to hide onself and friends from the city bustle. A large screen mounted across the lane enables films and television to be projected over the divide, creating a laneway experience unique to Brisbane. Featuring a mix of classic and contemporary music and high calibre bar cuisine, The Laneway provides a unique and intimate space where patrons can lose all sense of time. The Laneway's famous Cocktail making classes and Whisley flights are the perfect events for your corporate soirees, hen or bux celebrations, get in contact to find out how to tailor our classes to suit your group! A list of the current class menus are available from our events team!
Pascale Bar & Grill
This bustling, 120 seat open-plan dining room offers an expansive menu influenced by a modern day bar & grill and set within the buzz of QT Melbourne. The open kitchen adds to the theatrics, offering glimpses into the dish creation. Produce grown in QT Melbourne’s rooftop garden features on the menu, alongside locally sourced ingredients unearthed by the culinary team. An enviable wine list completes the offering with style and substance. Positioned at the entrance to the restaurant, Pascale’s Bar acts as the hotel’s social hub with a cocktail menu inspired by the lively New Orleans ‘French Quarter’, an extensive wine selection and a home-made collection of syrups, fusions and shrubs, invigorating the Pascale offering.
Mecca Bah Gold Coast
Step off the busy Broadbeach streets and into the ambience of Mecca Bah. Let one of our friendly and knowledgeable staff talk you through our extensive food and beverage menus while you watch our chefs recreate the delicious flavors of Morocco, Turkey and the Middle East. Our dining room and terrace are filled with the aromatic scents of our flavorsome spicy tagines, Turkish pizzas and traditional mezze plates. Our beverage menu boasts over 40 wines and a variety of beers including Turkish, Moroccan and Lebanese and our cocktails never fail to impress. Let your eyes wander from the menu to the open kitchen and around the funky, unique, bazaar style dining room. Take in the sights, sounds and scents of North Africa and the Middle East as you taste our delicious dishes and fine wines. Relax, escape the busy outside world and take a culinary trip to the Middle East with out leaving the comfort of your seat.
Grossi Florentino Grill
The Grill at Grossi Florentino is situated on the ground floor of our two-storey venue. This is the epitome of sophisticated, casual dining the Tuscan way. Simple food that’s based on fresh local and premium imported ingredients with the emphasis on seasonality, and home or artisan grown produce. The service is warm and efficient with all your needs being attended to with personal care. The Gill has a fast paced atmosphere with an open kitchen adding to the energetic vibe. The menu is centered around ‘La Griglia,' where the Grill derives its name and features various cuts of dry aged meats, seafood and house made sausages.
Perth’s first Asian Roasting House, Bar & all round Snack Joint. Time to get Dainty!
CATALINA is the quintessential Australian dining experience. The restaurant offers a seasonally inspired award winning menu, an in-depth wine list, impeccable service and unobstructed views of the world’s most spectacular harbour!
Set within a historic homestead on a picturesque 12,000-acre property, Homage is a dining experience. As the name suggests, the chefs at Homage led by Ash Martin will pay due respect to the land, the local farmers and the produce itself, with each expertly crafted dish having added dimension. Ash and his team design menus that changes constantly based on what is harvested that day. Whether it’s fresh seasonal vegetables handpicked from the market garden, local Freshwater Cray or beef from the property, this is dining in its purest form. Homage restaurant has been awarded one chef hat in both the 2016 Brisbane Times Good Food Guide awards and the 2015 Australian Good Food and Travel Guide Chef Hat awards.
The Bridge Room
The Bridge Room, owned by Ross and Sunny Lusted together with Fink Group is set in a gorgeous Art Deco building on Bridge street. With Lusted’s continually evolving menu, influenced by his travels throughout Asia and Europe with many dishes prepared over binchotan charcoal and slow smoked in the Japanese Robata style, the interplay of vivid flavours and textures is a feature of his unique cooking style. The Nordic-chic dining room features an open kitchen, hand-made ceramics and felt placemats designed by Ross Lusted, solid oak tables and Autoban’s iconic Deer Chairs.The dining room’s understated and relaxed aesthetic is paired with informed and attentive service.
Committed to sharing our passion for food and the communal share plate culture of Asian dining, XO delivers an innovative, modern approach to traditional South East Asian cuisine that is grounded by an unwavering commitment to unpretentious, honest food and the highest standards of service.
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The Gourmet Traveller Gift Card is brought to you by Edge, Australia’s gift card specialists. We’re proud to gift over a million cards across the country every year, and that’s why we’re confident we know a thing or two about how to make people smile.
We fundamentally believe in gifting moments that are memorable, that are personal, and that only grow richer and become more valuable over time. With its extensive stable of exceptional participating restaurants found across the country, the Gourmet Traveller Gift Card checks all the boxes. What better gift to give family and friends, clients and colleagues than a slice of Australian gourmet dining at its finest? The restaurateurs that participate in the Gourmet Traveller Gift Card are true culinary masters, and they’re all in the business of delivering unforgettable dining experiences. Given the freedom to choose from a rich selection of participating restaurants specialising in a diverse suite of international and local cuisines, our giftees can be sure to find one to match their own personal taste and style. And who knows: maybe they’ll even find their new favourite spot.
When we’re not liaising with restaurateurs, we’re out exploring the country, hunting down its best-kept culinary secrets, and keeping our fingers on the pulse of the hottest food trends and can’t-be-missed experiences. Even though the Gourmet Traveller Gift Card opens a portal to a premium selection of Australian restaurants, we’re continually dedicated to looking for the newest speakeasy, the next great burger joint, or the next exceptional local to keep on bringing you the greatest gourmet gift and helps you find your next great food experience.
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