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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.
A local eatery where customers feel comfortable stepping in for any purpose. Be it a short visit to take in the Italian wine selection, a quiet dinner for two or the celebration of a special occasion with friends and family.
Pilu at Freshwater
Sardinian-born Chef Giovanni Pilu and Marilyn, invite you to dine with them.Since opening the doors of their restaurant, Pilu at Freshwater, in 2004, the couple have consistently been bestowed two Chefs Hats by The Sydney Morning Herald’s Good Food Guide.Celebrating more than 10 years on the beach at Freshwater, Pilu at Freshwater is a quintessential Sydney dining experience, and a beloved institution in Sydney food circles. Pilu at Freshwater with chef Giovanni Pilu at the helm, is renowned for its authentic, contemporary regional Italian cuisine, its accomplished service, and its stellar wine list. A path from the beach leads through the garden to the beach house. From the moment you set foot inside Pilu at Freshwater, Giovanni, Marilyn and their team ensure that your experience at Pilu is a memorable one. Each guest is welcomed like a returning friend. Giovanni’s passion for Sardinian, and regional Italian food, and his acclaimed cooking; is matched by the award-winning service delivered by Pilu’s longstanding front of house, sommeliers and wait staff, renowned across the industry for their warmth, knowledge and experience. In addition to serving Lunch and Dinner six days, Pilu at Freshwater has several function spaces, from an intimate private room for a family celebration, to corporate cocktails and weddings in our garden, complete with a spectacular seaside backdrop.
Hardy's Verandah @ Mount Lofty House
occasion dining HARDY'S VERANDAH RESTAURANT Mount Lofty House was built in 1852 for Arthur Hardy. It was his summer residence, but it also became a venue for the most lavish parties, where Arthur would take great delight in hosting Adelaide’s high society. Today, the space has been transformed into Hardy’s Verandah Restaurant – true to the refinement, elegance and opulence the guests of Arthur Hardy enjoyed 165 years ago. Overlooking the patchwork Piccadilly Valley, HVR diners are treated to magnificent views as an accompaniment to the short and long story tasting menus on offer.
Mode Kitchen & Bar
Mode Kitchen & Bar in Sydney’s CBD strikes the perfect balance between casual bistro and fine dining. A welcoming restaurant setting with a touch of glamour; friendly service with polish; and an uncomplicated menu which embodies great cooking and delicious flavours. Every dish has its own story to tell – from the origin of a local ingredient and its producer, to a special technique applied in the kitchen, and even to the plate itself.
Lutèce Bistro & Wine Bar
Romain Bapst is a multi-award-winning chef who has graced the creative kitchens of Mietta’s Melbourne, Hayman Island Great Barrier Reef, Prunier’s Sydney, Il Centro & Drift events before opening his own restaurant Lutèce Bistro & Wine Bar in Brisbane. Lutèce Bistro & Wine Bar menus offers traditional French fare with a modern twist, and an Alsatian spirit, thanks to Bapst’s rich Strasbourgeois heritage. Lutèce is the only restaurant in Brisbane to serve the exquisite pressed duck – a rare French delicacy dating back to the 19th century. Romain Bapst was awarded Chevalier de l’Ordre du Merite Agricole” – (the Knight Order of Agricultural Merit) by the French government & Minister Stephane Le Foll on 31st January 2017. The Knight Order of Agricultural Merit is an order bestowed by the French Republic for outstanding contribution to agriculture. It is only second in importance to the Legion of Honour. This award reflects Romain’s tireless devotion to the promotion of French cuisine for three decades in Australia & his support in making Brisbane "Australia's New World City" by pinning Brisbane on the Asia Pacific. Dine in now and experience French food in at its finest in Brisbane Lutèce, the French word for the ancient city Lutetia, was once part of the ancient Roman Empire and is today known as the centre of good food and style, Paris.
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.
Rockpool Bar & Grill Perth
Rockpool Bar & Grill Perth continues Neil Perry’s unique steakhouse concept by combining an impressive dining room, an open kitchen with its signature wood fire grill, a menu with an uncompromising focus on excellent produce and an extensive wine list showcasing 2400 wines from Australia and the World. This is entwined with informed and efficient service.
Located in the heart of Sunshine Beach, Embassy XO presents an award winning menu and wine list, providing the ultimate modern Asian dining experience in Noosa. Embassy's menu is a delectable delight, offering a number of banquet options incorporating a selection of entrees, mains, sides and desserts. The XO Wine Bar is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a quality wine, signature cocktail or craft beer, overlooking beautiful Sunshine Beach. The wine and beer list benefit from Embassy’s boutique bottle shops in Sunshine Beach and Noosa Fair, which offer a vast range of first class International and Australian wines and beers at affordable prices. Yum Cha is available every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 12 noon - 2 pm.
At Meatmaiden we have two muses: The custom-built, wood-burning smoker we brought over from the States, now seasoned by a thousand briskets. She's kept lit day in, day out with ironbark from the Blue Mountains Our dry-ageing meat cabinet in which premium, locally-sourced produce is hung for up to 40 days to pack in maximum tenderness and flavour And not forgetting a load of good drinks - with six taps of craft beer, seasonal and eclectic cocktails and a sharp, little wine list
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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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