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 Fink Group’s first interstate restaurant, OTTO Brisbane opened its doors on June 14th 2016. Nestled on the fourth floor atrium of DEXUS Property Group’s 480 Queen Street premium office, in the heart of Brisbane’s CBD, the restaurant overlooks the Brisbane River to the iconic Story Bridge, offering diners some of the city’s best views. Of course, OTTO Brisbane shares the same values of sister restaurant, the iconic OTTO Sydney: CBD waterside and city views, serving great Australian ingredients in a contemporary Italian style, capturing occasion and place. After opening a short six weeks, OTTO Brisbane was awarded Brisbane Times Good Food Best New Restaurant 2016 and continues to grab the attention of Brisbane diners.
The Heritage Wine Bar
A landmark building rescued from ruin, The Heritage Wine Bar wears its history and period, from Donnybrook sandstone to Jarrah wainscots, harlequin floors and an extraordinary handcrafted pewter bar top. But behind the historic facade, we're thoroughly modern. Explore our extensive wine list; over 100 old and new world wines and fine champagnes. Our Coravin allows us to share our entire list by the glass or carafe, a rarity of which we're proud. We call it the #100winepour. and it covers some seriously good wines. All wines are also available to takeaway by the bottle. To sate your appetite we've put together a menu of small and large plates; fresh and uncomplicated with only the best seasonal ingredients. Whether you're looking for a light bite, shared feast or three course menu, we think you'll be delighted.
The Grove Hidden Valley
Victoria’s newest regional dining destination The Grove. Featuring a bistro, lounge, bar, conference and events centre, The Grove is set within the country estate of Hidden Valley Resort, located near Wallan, just 50 minutes from Melbourne’s CBD.
There are different areas to dine depending on the occasion, with the bar, a spacious lounge area, the bistro or the terrace. The Grove is the perfect location for a casual get together at the bar, lunch with friends or a night out to celebrate a special occasion. The seasonally-changing menu in the 70-seat bistro is divided into boards & bites, farm & ocean, salads & sides and desserts.
Begin with boards & bites such as King prawn croquettes with celeriac remoulade or Grilled southern calamari with tomato, fennel, rouille and marjoram. Highlights from farm & ocean include Beef brisket & cotechino sausage with lentils, spinach & salsa verde, Carnaroli risotto with field mushrooms, porcini, spinach & parmesan and Cone Bay barramundi with local greens, celeriac, mushroom and tomato dashi. Be sure to save room for the Hot chocolate pudding, vanilla gelato and forest berry crumb and Sarah’s lemon meringue pie, whipped cream and raspberry powder.
Ruby Red Flamingo
Ruby Red Flamingo is quality Italian - the place to be seen as it mixes style with taste
Il Pom Italian
SERVING ITALIAN FAVOURITES! Il Pom Italian offers cosy interiors and a large alfresco outdoor area as one of Melbourne’s best people-watching perch over a coffee, lunch or dinner, pinot, grappa or birra. Just look for the red umbrellas. Whether enjoying a red wine as the rain taps the glass outside in winter, or lazing ‘al fresco’ in the sun, Il Pom offers a ‘Taste of Italy’ in the heart of Fed Square.
The Butler's Pantry
The Butlers Pantry provides benchmark service and high quality products catering to Melbourne's South Eastern suburbs in Rowville. Our mantra of simple food, done well in conjunction with our passion for coffee, seasonal food (market fresh) & service delivers a unique experience for all our guests, leaving you, not only completely fulfilled but with a desire to return again & again.
Long Chim Melbourne
Long Chim means to ‘come, try and taste’, and with this invitation get set to enjoy a menu by David Thompson inspired by the flavours and energy of Thai street food culture. No city on earth fills its footpaths with quite the same bold and unapologetic edible culture as Bangkok. The menu offers shareable, uniquely authentic dishes and an outstanding cocktail and wine list. Open for lunch and dinner.
Saint Peter is an Australian Fish Eatery. We serve sustainable seafood prepared expertly and served simply in a relaxed restaurant environment.
Live an extraordinary culinary experience in one of the best restaurants in Cairns Located on the Lobby level of Pullman Cairns International Hotel, Coco’s Restaurant is one of the best restaurants in Cairns.
Famous for our Friday & Saturday nights seafood buffet, we offer an A La Carte menu on Sunday to Thursday nights.
The seafood buffet features delicious Chef's Choice Seafood including local produce and native Australian ingredients, plenty of fresh seafood including Tasmanian oysters, Endeavour prawns, blue swimmer crabs and mussels. Plenty to keep the seafood lover occupied! Top this off with a dessert buffet filled with delectable handmade treats. No wonder it’s the best thing to do in Cairns on a weekend!
Sake Restaurant & Bar Manly
At Saké Restaurant and Bar, contemporary Japanese cuisine is served up in six of Australia’s most iconic destinations including Manly on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. Saké Manly features an interactive sushi counter, a sophisticated bar and an outdoor terrace with sweeping ocean views out to Manly Cove, making it the idyllic location to enjoy Japanese and cocktails. The menu overseen by Chef Shaun Presland and Head Chef Shoji Toru offers a superb section of nigiri, sashimi and sushi rolls, all made to order from the freshest of local seafood. Saké Manly’s drinks list showcases the finest of Japanese spirits, whiskies and over 30 bins of sake as well as umeshu, shochu and flavoured sake. Four seasonally changing spritz feature on the menu, all designed to match the light, floral notes of Japanese cuisine.
Time Out Fed Square
TIME OUT FED SQUARE. Located right in the heart of Melbourne’s action in Fed Square, Time Out is the favourite for Melbourne locals and visitors known for all-day dining from an extensive International menu 365 days a year, any time is the right time to take a break from exploring the city, catch up with friends or just sit and people watch on the outdoor eatery & beer garden terrace and take in the sights and sounds of the city. Settle in to a booth, unwind for an intimate meal or pull up a stool at the bar and enjoy a signature cocktails or unique local craft brew. Time Out is the place to ‘see and be seen’ watching the world go by.
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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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