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We’re proud to boast these restaurants as participating in the Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Gift Card.
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Hogget is the name given to a lamb between weaning and first shearing. It is the time when the meat is at its most tender and flavoursome. Our menu has been designed to work with ingredients that are sourced locally at the peak of their season. Our kitchen prepares each element from scratch, using techniques that have been around for generations. Techniques that ensure you will see and taste each ingredient and remember your meal, long after you leave the table. Our menu is designed to be shared with family and friends as we believe in the importance of connections over food.
The Long Apron
The Long Apron restaurant offers a unique taste of Europe in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. Head chef Cameron Matthews’ menu has been likened to experiencing a night at the theatre, with multiple acts of surprising flavour combinations and conversation-stopping presentation. These culinary treats are supported by a warm and welcoming European inspired atmosphere, with friendly staff eager to match the perfect wine to each dish, or simply let our guests go with the flow and create their own memorable experience.
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.
Cutler & Co.
Cutler & Co. Dining Room is located in an old metal works factory on Gertrude Street, Fitzroy. Opened in February 2009 by Chef Andrew McConnell, the restaurant reflects his passion for exceptional produce and memorable dining experiences. Andrew’s only fine dining venue, Cutler & Co strikes a balance between elegance and simplicity. The menu celebrates the seasons through both an a la carte menu featuring larger dishes to share for the table and the daily changing Chef's Selection degustation style menu. Classic Sunday lunches at Cutler & Co offer a relaxed take on Andrew's food, in the form of sharing style dishes to enjoy with friends and family. A new addition to the space in 2017, The Cutler & Co. bar is a destination in it's own right - a stand-alone venue that caters for a quick drink, a platter of fruits de mer, or an abalone katsu sandwich. The dedicated bar menu celebrates the freshest seafood alongside smaller dishes that are perfect for snacking, or you can work through the whole menu and make a night of it.
Intimate dining experience, suitable for couples, friends or dine in our wine room for a private function
Restaurant Orana’s menu honours Australia’s incredibly varied food history, celebrates the nutritional properties of Indigenous ingredients, respects the produce’s relationship with the land and strives to integrate all this to define Australia’s modern gastronomic identity.
Saint Peter is an Australian Fish Eatery. We serve sustainable seafood prepared expertly and served simply in a relaxed restaurant environment.
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.
A modern Australian, shared dining experience with influences from the Middle East and Maghreb cuisines.
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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