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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 Restaurant 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 Restaurant Gift Card unlocks a plethora of experiences: 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 Restaurant 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 Restaurant 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 Restaurant Gift Card is the perfect way to mark any occasion.
Beach Byron Bay
Beach Byron Bay celebrates and showcases the best of beach dining with a passion for great food, seasonality and a relaxed atmosphere. The menu at Beach Byron Bay reflects the surrounding beach landscape, with a focus on locally sourced ingredients and coastal flavours. With views overlooking Byron Bay’s Julian Rocks, Clarkes Beach and The Pass, Beach Byron Bay is perfect for breakfast, long lunches, sunset drinks and dinner under the stars. Beach, it’s what makes us unique.
The Catbird Seat Bistro
A petite European-inspired Modern Australian Bistro located in East Brisbane
'The award winning Cullen Restaurant and Cellar Door are housed in the historic granite stone and timber building on the Cullen Estate on Caves Road, Wilyabrup. In winter guests can enjoy the warmth and comfort of the open fireplace, watching the rains roll in over the vineyard. In warmer months, we open up the Restaurant and set tables on the veranda and the lawns under the shady peppermint trees, where guests can sit back, relax and enjoy long lazy lunches while the old vines whisper and hum around them. The menu is carefully designed by our Executive Chef to match our remarkable range of wines, and features locally grown and organic ingredients along with seasonal herbs, bush tucker, fruit and vegetables from our own certified biodynamic gardens. The entire Cullen Estate (including the adjacent Mangan Vineyard) is certified biodynamic, 100% carbon neutral, water self-sufficient, naturally powered and has no additives or chemical intervention. Our philosophy of 'Quality. Integrity and Sustainability' is paramount in everything we do at Cullen Wines.'
Step into the contemporary, stylish surroundings of Nobu - one of Melbourne’s best restaurants, and experience the creative flavours showcased by head chef Sean Tan and his talented team. Guests will enjoy the wide range of superb cocktails, sake and wine from the bar, overlooking stunning river views. Nobu restaurants continue with unprecedented praise and rave reviews from such notable publications as the New York Times, the Zagat Surveys, and the Michelin Guide. The restaurants' perennial popularity and devoted following are a tribute to the personal spin that Nobu has put on traditional Japanese cooking.
Rosetta Ristorante Sydney
Rosetta is one of Australia’s most elegant and sophisticated Italian restaurants, which combines impressive interiors with professional and authentic service, and a seasonally driven menu of Neil Perry’s favourite regional recipes from his extensive travels through Italy. Rosetta is located in the stunning Harry Seidler designed Grosvenor Place at the northern end of the CBD. The interior design and styling plays on the restaurant’s graceful contours, with a curved wall of floor-to-roof windows filling the restaurant with natural light and enhancing an Amalfi Coast inspired palette of emerald green and sapphire blue. The sweeping terrace and bar overlook the city with views to the harbour. An all day bar menu is brimful of antipasti and pizzettes, alongside playful cocktails and an array of beautiful Italian wines.
Chop Chop Chang's
Set in the heart of West End’s dining precinct, Chop Chop Chang’s is all about fresh local produce. Our pan-Asian menu is reminiscent of honest ‘street food’ found in temple stalls and hawker markets throughout Asia. Like good times, our food is best shared and our function menus are the perfect accompaniment to any celebration. With seating for up to 80 people, our main dining hall provides a vibrant atmosphere for groups of ten or more. Alternatively, our private courtyard is available for up to 50 people cocktail style or 40 people seated. We are more than happy to customise a menu to suit your requirements. Dietary needs including gluten free and dairy free are readily catered for and there are plenty of vegetarian options. Please contact the restaurant for further information or to book your next function.
Red Spice Road
For over 10 years, Red Spice Road has been dedicated to serving you the best food Asia offers, in a buzzing and energetic communal dining environment. And you’ve been loving it, repeatedly naming Red Spice Road as home to Melbourne’s favourite pork belly. Awwww, you guys! Thanks. But seriously, we want you to enjoy every bite at Red Spice Road, and the entire experience. At the restaurant, you’ll get a South East Asian-style dining experience with all the energy of a busy Asian metropolis right in the heart of Melbourne. From the moment you step inside Red Spice Road, you’ll be transported away from Melbourne’s (quite probably) dreary weather and feel like you’re in the heart of Asia. You’ll be dining under our famous red lantern, surrounded by three large scale David Bromley artworks and stunning murals by up-and-coming Melbourne street artist, Mike Eleven.
Food at the The Salopian Inn is eclectic – an edible story, if you like – of Karena’s culinary journey and her ever persistent need to learn more, eat more and cook more.
Vaquero dining is nestled in under the Old Albion town hall built-in the 1800s. Full of character this venue lets the imagination run wild. The speakeasy style entry through a vintage themed butcher shop sees the space open up into a beautifully fitted out dining haven. The food is inspired by the Spanish Vaquero (herdsman) with aged and cured meats front and center on a beautifully designed ever changing menu. Chef Damon porter and his team work side by side with a skilled team of bartenders and waiters. This is a elegantly casual dining venue with flexibility across the board for events and intimate or romantic dinners welcomes its little sister "on the side" by Vaquero. If you are looking for a small bar for a drink before or after your dinner with friends, just pop next door. With Albion trains station 150 meters away Vaquero and On the side will satisfy your every need. Thank you for you interest for our Albion hidden gem.
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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 Restaurant 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 Restaurant 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 Restaurant 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 yet.
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