Brisbane’s Cheap Eats | Breakfast Edition

By Rachel Lay - 19 May 2016

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Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and often the most expensive. We’ve done the hard yards and hunted down the yummiest breakfast options that are also light on your wallet. We present to you: Brisbane’s cheap eats – the breakfast edition!

  1. Darling & Co: breakfast salad anyone? Autumn fruits, Maleny yogurt, nuts and local honey all for 12 bucks.
  2. Ben’s Burgers: bacon and egg or sausage and egg breakfast burgers for $11. Byyyeeee hangover.
  3. Little Clive: vanilla bean yogurt and house made granola topped with seasonal fruit for less than a tenner.
  4. Side Street Kitchen: The Workman’s Burger is packed full with a hash brown, an egg, bacon and delicious hollandaise – all for $12.
  5. Botanica: breakfast boxes boasting a healthy selection of breakfast faves like chia pudding, fruit and yogurt and all the other yumminess for $11.
  6. My Mistress: ‘the hook up’ bagel with smoked salmon, cream cheese, red onion and dill on a toasted bagel for less than $15.
  7. River Bar: seasonal fruits, chia seed pudding and mint for only $14.
  8. Bagel Boys: freshly made bagel with avo for less than $5.
  9. Seven South: eggs your way on sourdough for $11 – yes please!
  10. Coco Bliss: their original bowl is only $10 and is as a delicious as organic Acai, banana, muesli, strawberry and apple sounds.
  11. Merriweather Café: porridge with roasted pear, ginger and raw bush honey will only set you back $14 here.
  12. Morning After: the infamous MaMuffin will only set you back $11.50 and is kind of the best breakfast ever. It’s the gourmet (and delicious) answer to another more ‘famous’ breakfast muffin.
  13. Goodness Gracious: candied beetroot, sweet chilli quinoa, herbed eggs and haloumi will leave you with change from a twenty. Boom
  14. Artie & Mai: Artie’s bacon and egg roll with chilli jam will fill you up, tingle your taste buds and set you back less than a twenty.
  15. Thr1ve: Much like Dr Seuss, we’re all about our green eggs. For $10 you’ll snag a green eggs (scrambled eggs with spinach, basil pesto and smashed avo – yum!) breakfast bowl.
  16. The Dugout On Ernest: if smashed avo with chilli flakes, tomato and marinated goats cheese is your thing and you’ve got a spare $8.90, then this is your place!
  17. Suburban Café: the avocado stack at Suburban Café is a morning essential and will only set you back $16.
  18. Nana & Das: thyme and garlic buttered mushrooms on rye at this Northside fave are less than a twenty!
  19. Smoked Paprika: the blueberry ricotta pancakes here are next level yum: caramelised banana, maple syrup, honey macadamia mascarpone and fresh strawberries. For less than $15.
  20. Bowen Arrow: eggs benny for less than twenty bucks? Yes please!

Boom! That’s how you do breakfast without breaking the bank, and satisfying your hunger pangs. 

Image credit: Ariana Gillrie

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