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We’re proud to boast these restaurants as participating in the Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Gift Card.
Having just launched, be sure to check back regularly to discover the new restaurants we’re adding each and every week.
Long Chim Perth
Long Chim is a triumph of casual dining, combining traditional street food with contemporary flavours. David Thompson is renowned as a world authority on Thai food and his Thai restaurants and cookbooks have won critical acclaim. David now returns to Australia with Long Chim Perth and Perth patrons will be the first diners in Australia to experience the new, casual style of one of the world’s most acclaimed chefs.
Vincent is a new concept restaurant for the Canberra region, hidden amongst the Government Departments and new apartments of the beautiful leafy suburb of Barton. Specialising in pairing exquisite food with unconventional, specifically sourced wines from around the world, Vincent brings an exciting vibe to the Canberra dining experience. There is something to service the appetites of the after-work crowd or for those looking for an exciting dining experience. Vincent embodies a laid back atmosphere with a long communal bar to comfortably seat groups or couples looking for a place to relax over a glass of wine. Members of our staff are never far away to ensure every one of our guests receive the service and attention they deserve. A dark and moody, yet warm and ambient, interior creates a relaxed and casual atmosphere to complement the selection of food and wine, specially developed to enhance each of the flavours and deliver a completely gratifying dining experience. We look forward to welcoming you to Vincent Restaurant to eat, drink, relax and enjoy.
Hideaway Kitchen & Bar
Located on the outskirts of Broadbeach, Hideaway Kitchen & Bar is one of the Gold Coast’s favourite culinary sensations - an exciting venue for evening drinks and mouth-watering Asian street food.
A longstanding Melbourne icon, Cookie is one of the city's most popular & enduring dining & drinking spots, effortlessly combining a modern Thai restaurant headed by Chef Karen Batson, bustling beer hall and sexy cocktail bar into one level of the mighty Curtin House.
At Firedoor we work instinctively with the fire and the ingredients. Our menu is entirely powered by wood fire and everything is cooked to order. The kitchen burns a collection of different woods daily to create coals that will then be used to enhance the natural characteristics of the ingredients. We collaborate with our producers and suppliers to bring you the best produce available each day.
Bucci Fortitude Valley
Bucci Restaurant flies the red, green and white flag in the James Street precinct, serving exquisite Italian food adapted to urban lifestyles and tastes. Bucci has a style and gusto reminiscent of the best of Rome and Milan, with specialties drawn from all over Italy and tweaked for local palates. Outstanding Italian and Australasian wines complement the best and freshest seasonal produce.
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.
Dinner by Heston
Dinner by Heston Blumenthal is one of the world’s most exciting restaurants. Dinner takes its creative inspiration from our historic and nostalgic culinary past. This ultra-modern dining experience offers an elegant, sophisticated backdrop in which to enjoy internationally acclaimed award winning cuisine. Between its two restaurants in London and Melbourne, Dinner has received a list of awards and accolades including two michelin stars in London, and two hats in The Age, Good Food Guide, Melbourne. Following years of research, the culinary exploration of chefs Heston Blumenthal and Ashley Palmer-Watts has resulted in a modern menu of dishes that have been inspired by historic recipes and history books. Some elements date as far back as the 13th Century. Working with food historians in Australia and the UK, as well as endless hours of library research, the two chefs have created a unique and original dining experience. The menu at Dinner is accompanied by an eclectic selection of global wines and a cocktail bar that offers a unique bespoke range of exclusive drinks, distillations and infusions.
Paper Bird is an all-day restaurant serving East Asian inspired food. We are open for breakfast and lunch 7 days, and dinner Monday to Saturday.
A portal for discovery
One of the key strengths of the Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Gift Card is its capacity to expose people to the wealth of astonishing restaurants this country has on show. The Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Gift Card has a truly international culinary offering, with a wide variety of cultural cuisines in some of the nation’s most beautiful locations. There’s incredible gourmet talent on display here too. Some of Australia’s leading innovative restaurateurs participate in the Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Gift Card as a way to increase the reach of the rich dining experiences they are proud to offer. From keen-and-green foodies to seasoned fine-dining aficionados, the Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Gift Card invites people to discover their own gastronomical adventure.
An experience for any occasion
Given the breadth of the selection on offer through the Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Gift Card, you’ll be sure to find the right kind of place for any occasion. Amongst central eateries that are perfect for a working lunch or corporate get-together, you’ll also find intimate establishments where some of this country’s best food and drink can be enjoyed alongside some of this country’s best natural and architectural sights. The Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Gift Card is your “in” to a variety of spots from that new trendy greasy spoon in inner-city Melbourne to the rambling ranch-style dining of rural South Australia. Whatever the occasion, the Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Gift Card has your back in finding that perfect spot.
A great travel companion
Restaurants from all over Australia participate in the Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Gift Card. From Brisbane to Broome, the Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Gift Card opens up the culinary possibilities of cities and towns across the country. For those visiting Australia, our gift cards are a way to become immersed in our rich culinary culture and empower people to discover their own favourites wherever they go. For those travelling domestically, the Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Gift Card can take the hassle out of getting to know a new city, especially for those travelling for work who are notoriously time-poor. Anyone travelling within Australia can have faith that they’re in safe hands with the Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Gift Card.
A selection you can trust
Gourmet Traveller’s half-century tradition of covering the varied culinary contexts on offer throughout Australia can give you the confidence to trust in the quality of the wide selection of restaurants that participate in the Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Gift Card. We only work with the best, so the best is what you’re getting here. Between the annual Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Awards and the regular Guides, Gourmet Traveller has earned the respect and trust of this country’s gourmet community, establishing itself as an authority on Australia’s rich dining culture and becoming beloved by amateur foodie and dégustation connoisseur alike. It’s this wealth of tribal food and drink knowledge that the Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Gift Card taps into in curating our selection of restaurants and dishing them up for you to enjoy.
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