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Beaut Brisbane Venues for an Australia Day Feast

20 Dec 2015

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Not sure what to get up to this Australia Day? Whether you prefer a game of backyard cricket, a nice stroll through your local community garden, or going out to a restaurant, the options are endless in Brisbane. Staying home may be the ideal way to spend a day off for some people, but for others Australia Day is the perfect chance for a family outing – complete with a scrumptious Aussie feast! Here are some of the best Brisbane venues where you'll find some top-quality tucker.

Kingsleys Steak & Crabhouse – Riparian Plaza
Feeling like some succulent, perfectly cooked steaks this Australia Day? Be sure to reserve a table at Kingsleys Steak & Crabhouse in Eagle Street. Boasting an irresistible menu that includes sumptuous seafood dishes, steak, homemade gnocchi, salt and pepper squid and much more, there’s a dish for every taste at this Brisbane restaurant. With a fun menu for the kids, you can really make it a family affair at Kingsleys.
Top Tip
Looking for a fine-dining experience without hurting the hip-pocket? Kingsleys serves up high-quality fare at affordable prices, with kids’ meals starting from just $10! A great option whether or not you’re dining on a dime.

Tukka Restaurant – West End
If you love all things Australian – especially cuisine – you simply cannot go past Tukka Restaurant in Boundary Street. Known as one of West End’s speciality restaurants for turning native Australian ingredients into gourmet dishes, this should be at the top of your list. Enjoy a choice of dishes, from seared kangaroo with roasted heirloom carrots to mushroom and sage spaetzle. You’ll be pleased to know they also offer vegan, gluten-free and dairy-free menu items too.
Top Tip
Not only will you receive high-quality food. At Tukka Restaurant, you’ll also be supporting local farmers – you can’t get much more Australian than that!

Beach House – Southbank
If you’re after a restaurant that serves up food as delicious as it is healthy, the Beach House in Southbank is for you. Ensuring they cover almost all dietary requirements, you’ll notice their menu boasts low-fat meals, high-protein meals, paleo meals, vegan, gluten-free, raw, dairy-free and low-GI cuisine. The best thing about Beach House is every bite is still full of flavour! Dine on some amazing superfoods, or sip on a cold-pressed juice – perfect for a hot Australia Day. This year, Beach House is serving up cocktail jugs and Corona buckets on the deck all day long, so head on down for a lazy Aussie Day!

Alfred and Constance – Fortitude Valley
Planning on spending the day surrounded by your friends and family? Be sure to try Alfred and Constance, found in Fortitude Valley. Specialising in preparing feasts ideal for sharing, this is the ultimate Brisbane restaurant to bring your friends to. There’s always something on here, with the Vanguard Beer Garden & Restaurant for shareable meals and ice-cold drinks, the White Lightning Tiki Bar for tropical drinks (and a party that never stops), and Alfred’s Café for weekday bites, coffee and meals.
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Alfred and Constance is all about good food and good vibes, so if you’re in the mood for some fun casual dining, this is where you should go! They are open 7 days a week from 7am ‘til late.

Botanica – Enogerra Terrace
Described as a ‘wonderland for the health-conscious’, Botanica has taken healthy eating and fine dining to new levels. If all you want is a refreshing salad full of body and flavour, Botanica has you covered. Enjoy dishes such as shaved raw broccoli, dehydrated cranberries, almonds and garlic cashew cream. They also have a range of delicious weekday breakfasts and homemade sweets for the beginning and end to a perfect Australia Day.