A new guide to the best restaurants in Australia has just been released, and it’s all about quality food and a little bit of whimsy.
We’ve got a look at the top five, including a new venue from the legendary Doughboys, the Sydney Opera House, and a whole bunch of new eateries from Melbourne and Canberra.
Here’s the full list:1.
The Doughboys – Sydney, NSW2.
The Opera House – Sydney3.
The Blue Bottle – Melbourne4.
Fashion Gallery – Canberra5.
Papaya – CanberraThe Doughboy’s restaurant on the corner of Bondi and Fitzroy streets, which is now open, is one of the best in the country.
You can enjoy some classic Thai and Filipino cuisine, plus fresh salads, and delicious desserts.
It’s a great place to stop for lunch or dinner, as well as when you want to get away for a couple of days.
You’ll also be happy to know that the restaurant has been featured on ABC Radio One’s Food Tonight and on ABC News 24.2.
Tiger’s Crab House – Adelaide3.
Buckhead – Canberra4.
Museum – Canberra 5.
The Chocolate Factory – PerthThe Chocolate Bar and Cafe is a modern take on classic Sydney favourites.
A modern, bright interior with a classic vibe.
They serve a delicious range of Australian favourites, from traditional, homemade chocolate to ice cream and a variety of desserts.
The menu changes frequently and they’re very knowledgeable about what they have on offer.
They’re always open to the public and are very helpful with tips and suggestions.3.
Duck’s Dining House – MelbourneThe Duck’s Diner is the perfect spot for a quiet afternoon at the beach.
It offers a full menu of traditional and regional Australian favourites from a selection of restaurants and cafes across Melbourne.
The decor is also classic and comfortable, and there’s a nice bar to enjoy drinks and nibbles.4.
The Big House – BrisbaneThere are many great restaurants in Brisbane, and one of our favourite spots is the Big House.
Located on the west side of Brisbane, it’s the perfect place to catch up with friends or meet new people, and serves the best of both worlds: fresh food, and some of the freshest, freshest Australian produce.
It also has a full bar and restaurant offering a range of options.5.
The Little House – TownsvilleIn Townsville, you’ll find The Little House.
The humble little diner is an old school diner, serving up classics like fried chicken, fried potatoes, and burgers.
It has a nice vibe, and if you need a bit of a break, the cafe has been named as one of Australia’s best restaurants.6.
Duff & Co – SydneyThe Duff &) Co is one the best and most iconic diner chains in the world, and they’ve been in the business since the 1920s.
There are plenty of classic diner food options, from their classic burgers and wings to their signature fried chicken and chicken tikka masala.
There’s a full selection of drinks and cocktails, and the staff are friendly and knowledgeable.7.
The Diner – AdelaideOne of our favourites is the diner in The Diner, which serves up traditional and local Australian cuisine and some great drinks, too.
The service is fast and friendly, and staff are great at talking to you about food.8.
Mick’s Kitchen – PerthFoodies will love the menu at Mick’s Kitchen.
You could be forgiven for not knowing what to expect, but the menu is packed with great regional Australian and New Zealand dishes.
If you’re looking for a great dinner, try the fried chicken with a side of mashed potatoes.9.
The Tauranga Club – South Australia10.
Porky’s – Adelaide11.
Doodle Hut – Adelaide12.
Flexi Diner and Bar – PerthThis is a great location for a quick meal in South Australia, where you can pick up a wide range of local and seasonal food from the locals.
Try the crispy fried chicken or the delicious pork chop, which are both quite unique.
You might even find a good vegetarian option here too.13.
The Cafe – CanberraIf you’re a big fan of the classic diner scene, you’re going to love the Cafe.
This one-off diner serves classic Australian and international cuisine, including traditional and seasonal dishes, as you order.
It is an ideal place for a meal, and has a lot of room for the cafe and the dining room, so you don’t have to worry about overcrowding.14.
Brick and Mortar – PerthOne of the things we love about Brick and Mortars is that it’s a really great place for lunch and dinner.
The atmosphere is great, the food is amazing and the service is fantastic.
There is a full kitchen, so if you’re not in a rush, you