8 of the Most Romantic Restaurants in Brisbane
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Whether you're looking to outsource Valentine's Day to the experts or are seeking some new ideas for date-night destinations, we highly recommend keeping this list of the most romantic restaurants in Brisbane up your sleeve for those special nights where a takeaway on the couch simply will not cut the mustard.
We've rounded up eight elegant restaurants where romance is a top priority, so all you need to do is book a table and lock in a babysitter. You're welcome!
8 of the Most Romantic Restaurants in Brisbane
1. Alchemy Restaurant and Bar
Alchemy Restaurant and Bar offer a seriously romantic, seriously unique Australian dining experience.
Situated in a stunning position on the Brisbane River, Alchemy brings an effortlessly relaxed yet sumptuously elegant vibe that's compounded by delicious, inventive cuisine from one of Australia's most influential chefs, Brad Jolly, alongside some spectacular—and quintessentially 'Brisbane'—views.
A gorgeous wine list paired with a menu brimming with Italian-inspired delights makes for a romantic evening to remember!
Location: 175 Eagle St, Brisbane
2. Libertine Restaurant and Bar
Offering a dramatic and decadent ambience alongside Brisbane’s best blend of French-Vietnamese cuisine, Libertine is nestled into the historic, heritage-listed Barracks building on Petrie Terrace, undoubtedly making it one of the most romantic restaurants in Brisbane.
Once you've soaked up the stunning interiors (we're talking three-metre high chandelier-adorned ceilings, indulgent wallpapers, gold leaf embellishments and beyond!), you'll seriously enjoy the range of banquet options and flavour-packed menu items on offer. Tiger prawn croissant, anyone?
Location: 5/61 Petrie Terrace, Brisbane City
The romance of French dining is epitomised at Brisbane's sought-after Montrachet.
Montrachet delights the palate with a seasonal French menu alongside an extensive (and we mean extensive) French wine list in an upscale bistro setting, making for a seriously romantic restaurant in Brisbane.
The Montrachet menu encapsulates an evolution of French cuisine, offering innovative interpretations and French classics. Escargots, souffle, onion soup and bouillabaisse all grace the menu, making for an unrivalled French experience in Brisbane. Bon appetit!
Location: 1/30 King Street, Bowen Hills
Take a date night dinner destination up a notch with a romantic meal at the inventive, indulgent and unforgettable Bacchus. Their extensive degustation menu makes for a mouthwatering feast, combining timeless flavours with impeccable presentation and top-tier service.
The gorgeous interiors and drool-worthy menu make Bacchus one of the most romantic restaurants in Brisbane in our book.
Location: 9 Glenelg Street, South Bank
5. Deer Duck Bistro
Nestled away in Auchenflower, Deer Duck Bistro offers a unique journey of innovative culinary adventure.
Encompassing a unique twist on the fine-dining and degustation experience, Deer Duck effortlessly combine exhilarating flavour combinations, a quirky and artistic environment and a refined atmosphere, making it the perfect addition to your date night to-visit list!
Location: 396 Milton Rd, Auchenflower
6. 1889 Enoteca
If you're looking for an intimate spot for a romantic dinner in Brisbane, 1889 Enoteca is an obvious choice.
The ambience is relaxed yet romantic, and the menu is positively brimming with drool-worthy delights. Diners can expect the bold and traditional flavours of Rome, featuring handmade pasta and meticulously-sourced local ingredients, alongside a highly-acclaimed wine list that complements the menu perfectly.
Location: Moreton Rubber Building, 10-12 Logan Road, Woolloongabba
7. Madame Wu
For an ultra-fun, energetic and buzzy vibe, Madame Wu is a romantic dining destination that overlooks the city's gorgeous waterfront.
Modern Asian fusion fare, contemporary cocktails and the city at your feet is Madame Wu's offering, making it an upbeat pick for an elegant and exciting dining experience—perfect for your next date night. Cheers!
Location: Upper Plaza Level, Riparian Plaza, 71 Eagle Street, Brisbane City
8. OTTO Ristorante
With an unparalleled location on the absolute riverfront of South Bank, OTTO Ristorante brings a dose of vibrancy and glamour to the Queensland dining scene, making it inarguably one of the most romantic restaurants in Brisbane.
The food at OTTO is delicious and unashamedly simple, taking inspiration from modern Italy. The menu champions fresh flavours, seasonal produce and locally-sourced ingredients that really do speak for themselves.
Location: Sidon Street, South Bank, South Brisbane
Hero image: Alchemy Restaurant and Bar
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