There's only one thing better than pasta, and that's cheese. Put your hands together and you've got yourself an oozey, cheesey mouth party where the calorie count is high and your enjoyment is equally so! Brisbane does a damn fine mac n cheese and we'll be damned if we can't share the best spots for you to indulge in some serious scoffing.
Work your way through our list of Brisbane's best mac n' cheese everything; from deep fried cheesey bites to the triple cheese variety, it's all here!
Mac From Way Back
The best part about this place? You can eat here every weekend and it won’t feel like you’re visiting the same restaurant. This travelling mac n cheese truck is stocked with all things mac n cheese, including delicious mac n cheese loaded fries… honestly, we can’t rate these bad boys enough! Stalk @macfromwaybackfoodtruck to find out where in Brisbane it’s heading next.
Sixes and Seven
Enjoy a devilishly good feed at Sixes and Sevens, with their mac n' cheese that's to die for. Gruyere and smoked cheddar mac n' cheese, topped with a perfect sprinkle of parsley—need we say more?
With a name like ‘The Clogger’ we know all too well that despite the calorie count, it’s going to taste, well, freaking amazing! And holy wow does it deliver. A classic beef burger stuffed with bacon, cheese, house made mac n cheese, tarragon, tomato relish, double cheese, mixed lettuce and chipotle mayo. We're not drooling, you are!
For the poshest version of mac n' cheese on the market—because, soemtimes you need to be that little bit fancy—head to Public and enjoy a taste of macaroni, speck and Red Leicester cheese. Heavenly!
Heading out for a night on Caxton St? Stop in for a feed and a beer (or two) at Brewski, and dig in to their delicious truffled mac n cheese. Truffle infused béchamel topped with Cheezel crumbs–how is this even legal?
Brisbane CBD, Mitchleton
Sink your teeth into Miss Kay's iconic Mac Daddy for a taste of heaven and a heart attack, all in the one dish! A beef patty topped with mac n cheese, American cheese, lettuce, sweet BBQ sauce, mayo and loaded with fries… You’ll be a proud parent to one hell of a food baby.
For a lazy Sunday afternoon lunch or a boozy Saturday night feed, head to Defiant Duck. Satisfy your grumbling tums by indulging in their truffle mac ’n’ cheese croquettes, served with red slaw and aioli. They’re what cheesy dreams are made of.
Mac n cheese arancini? Yep, this little Dutton Park nook has morphed two of the best food creations into one, presenting the mac n cheese with smoked paprika aioli arancini balls. YUM!
For New York street food-style tucker, trot down to Red Hook in the CBD. Order one of their mouth watering burgers with a side of their delicious, oozing mac n' cheese squares. Or just the mac n' cheese squares on their own, there's no judgement here. Let’s face it though, if you’re reading this article that’s probably exactly what you’re going to do…
Brooklyn Depo is a hot contender for best mac n' cheese dish in Brisbane! Tuck in to their insane 'maclovin balls'—deep fried, mac n' cheese balls, if you're asking—with a side of their Depot special sauce for bite-sized cheesy goodness. Or, delve into their classic mac n' cheese, made with three cheeses; gruyere, mozzarella and parmesan, baked in béchamel sauce topped with crispy bacon bits and garnished with spring onions. Truffle flavour is an optional extra if you’re feeling a wee bit fancy. Oh. My. Lord.
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Image credit: Esteban Rivera