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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'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.'
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.
The Catbird Seat Bistro
A petite European-inspired Modern Australian Bistro located in East Brisbane
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.
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.
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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