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With the most beloved cafés, wine bars and restaurants Australia has to offer, explore breakfast with a view, lunch with friends and dinner under the stars.
Sake Restaurant & Bar Manly
At Saké Restaurant and Bar, contemporary Japanese cuisine is served up in six of Australia’s most iconic destinations including Manly on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. Saké Manly features an interactive sushi counter, a sophisticated bar and an outdoor terrace with sweeping ocean views out to Manly Cove, making it the idyllic location to enjoy Japanese and cocktails. The menu overseen by Chef Shaun Presland and Head Chef Shoji Toru offers a superb section of nigiri, sashimi and sushi rolls, all made to order from the freshest of local seafood. Saké Manly’s drinks list showcases the finest of Japanese spirits, whiskies and over 30 bins of sake as well as umeshu, shochu and flavoured sake. Four seasonally changing spritz feature on the menu, all designed to match the light, floral notes of Japanese cuisine.
Ruby Red Flamingo
Ruby Red Flamingo is quality Italian - the place to be seen as it mixes style with taste
Saint Peter is an Australian Fish Eatery. We serve sustainable seafood prepared expertly and served simply in a relaxed restaurant environment.
Dinner by Heston Blumenthal
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.
Time Out Fed Square
TIME OUT FED SQUARE. Located right in the heart of Melbourne’s action in Fed Square, Time Out is the favourite for Melbourne locals and visitors known for all-day dining from an extensive International menu 365 days a year, any time is the right time to take a break from exploring the city, catch up with friends or just sit and people watch on the outdoor eatery & beer garden terrace and take in the sights and sounds of the city. Settle in to a booth, unwind for an intimate meal or pull up a stool at the bar and enjoy a signature cocktails or unique local craft brew. Time Out is the place to ‘see and be seen’ watching the world go by.
The Grove Hidden Valley
Victoria’s newest regional dining destination The Grove. Featuring a bistro, lounge, bar, conference and events centre, The Grove is set within the country estate of Hidden Valley Resort, located near Wallan, just 50 minutes from Melbourne’s CBD.
There are different areas to dine depending on the occasion, with the bar, a spacious lounge area, the bistro or the terrace. The Grove is the perfect location for a casual get together at the bar, lunch with friends or a night out to celebrate a special occasion. The seasonally-changing menu in the 70-seat bistro is divided into boards & bites, farm & ocean, salads & sides and desserts.
Begin with boards & bites such as King prawn croquettes with celeriac remoulade or Grilled southern calamari with tomato, fennel, rouille and marjoram. Highlights from farm & ocean include Beef brisket & cotechino sausage with lentils, spinach & salsa verde, Carnaroli risotto with field mushrooms, porcini, spinach & parmesan and Cone Bay barramundi with local greens, celeriac, mushroom and tomato dashi. Be sure to save room for the Hot chocolate pudding, vanilla gelato and forest berry crumb and Sarah’s lemon meringue pie, whipped cream and raspberry powder.
The Fink Group’s first interstate restaurant, OTTO Brisbane opened its doors on June 14th 2016. Nestled on the fourth floor atrium of DEXUS Property Group’s 480 Queen Street premium office, in the heart of Brisbane’s CBD, the restaurant overlooks the Brisbane River to the iconic Story Bridge, offering diners some of the city’s best views. Of course, OTTO Brisbane shares the same values of sister restaurant, the iconic OTTO Sydney: CBD waterside and city views, serving great Australian ingredients in a contemporary Italian style, capturing occasion and place. After opening a short six weeks, OTTO Brisbane was awarded Brisbane Times Good Food Best New Restaurant 2016 and continues to grab the attention of Brisbane diners.
Ging Thai offers fresh, true Thai food with a twist. With delicious smells and tastes, bright colours and flavours and no-fuss exceptional service it’s a place to catch-up and unwind over fresh food and enticing handmade cocktails in a welcoming, lively restaurant and bar. At its heart, Ging Thai is about authentic, real Thai food with a modern twist. Red duck curry, and Larb sit alongside Salmon salad, Pomegranate salad and Kingfish ceviche. With a unique take blending Thai, Malay and South East Asian flavours using fresh herbs and spices and the freshest produce from Australia, Ging Thai offers classic Thai with a modern, fresh twist.
Il Pom Italian
SERVING ITALIAN FAVOURITES! Il Pom Italian offers cosy interiors and a large alfresco outdoor area as one of Melbourne’s best people-watching perch over a coffee, lunch or dinner, pinot, grappa or birra. Just look for the red umbrellas. Whether enjoying a red wine as the rain taps the glass outside in winter, or lazing ‘al fresco’ in the sun, Il Pom offers a ‘Taste of Italy’ in the heart of Fed Square.
A portal for discovery
One of the key strengths of the Gourmet Traveller Gift Card is its capacity to expose people to the wealth of astonishing restaurants this country has on show. The Gourmet Traveller 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 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 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 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 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 Gift Card has your back in finding that perfect spot.
A great travel companion
Restaurants from all over Australia participate in the Gourmet Traveller Gift Card. From Brisbane to Broome, the Gourmet Traveller 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 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 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 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 Gift Card taps into in curating our selection of restaurants and dishing them up for you to enjoy.