Living in Brisbane, we have a plethora of delicious feeds at our fingertips and if we’re being honest, the ample selection can leave us with choice paralysis at the best of times (first world problems right?). But as you know, we’re here to help you live your best life, which means taking on the hard job of siphoning some of our city’s finest fare.
So, when it comes to ensuring an epic feed, we can’t go past the iconic, Eagle Street Pier. Home to over 15 restaurants, bars and casual eateries, you’re always sure to find something up your alley. Did we mention their stellar views of the Story Bridge and prime position overlooking the Brisbane River? There’s a lot to love about Eagle Street Pier, so to help lead you on your deliciously, merry way, we have rounded up five of the best meals to devour on Eagle Street Pier.
Moreton Bay Bug Pad Thai | Naga Thai
Naga Thai is one of Eagle Street Pier’s newest and most delicious additions, serving up authentic regional Thai flavours made with uniquely Australian produce. Head Chef Suwisa draws on childhood memories to create a menu inspired by family recipes. Strap yourself in for big, bold and balanced flavours, featuring ginger, tamarind, turmeric and fragrant herbs.
Our favourite dish? We can’t go past the Moreton Bay bug pad Thai made with banana blossom, garlic chive, rice noodle, egg and Naga’s famous Tamarind Special Sauce. Team it with a side of Ka Nhom Chor Muange flower dim sims and you’re set. If you’re not a fan of seafood, never fear. Their Neua satay char-grilled lemongrass and coconut black angus beef skewers are to die for.
Tiger Prawn & Fraser Island Spanner Crab Linguine | COPPA
Serving up a coastal Italian offering of spuntini, pastas and large plates, COPPA is the answer to all of your Italian feasting dreams. In addition to a killer food menu, COPPA boasts an award-winning drinks list showcasing Australian and Italian wine producers and an impressive selection of delicious cocktails.
While we’d love to order everything on the menu, their pièce de résistance is without a doubt the tiger prawn & Fraser Island spanner crab linguine, paired with a cold glass of Italian Pinot Grigio. A close second to order is the gnocchi with kale, mushroom and walnut (simple, but oh so delicious). And those looking for a little extra to snack on, the veal and pork meatballs served with rocket and parmesan are *chef’s kiss*.
Wagyu Tomahawk | Fatcow Steak & Lobster
Looking for Brisbane’s best steak? Look no further. Served straight from their woodfire grill, Fatcow dish up a seriously impressive steak (award-winning, in fact), along with fresh seafood, an extensive wine list and a whiskey collection featuring over 150 labels. This is a seriously bougie dining experience and one to most certainly add to the top of your foodie bucket list.
Naturally, you’re going to want to order some of their award-winning meat. Our pick of the pack is the 365+ days grain-fed wagyu tomahawk from Glen Innes, New South Wales. Served with a selection of sauces and two sides of your choice (think, baked mac and cheese, battered onion rings with honey mustard and roast pumpkin with blue cheese), this is the ultimate steak feed. All of their steaks are top-notch, but we’re also partial to The Golden Fatcow, a 270+ days grain-fed sirloin black onyx 3+.
Seafood Platter For Two | George’s Paragon
An icon amongst Brisbane seafood restaurants is George’s Paragon —and it’s easy to see why with their magnificent Mediterranean seafood menu. Not only do these guys serve up Brisbane’s freshest seafood, but they also have a range of hot and cold appetisers, pasta, prime meats and sides. You won’t be short of choice here.
It would be rude not to indulge in their iconic seafood, so make sure to snap up their seafood platter for two, loaded up with fresh king prawns, smoked salmon, mixed oysters, barbequed bugs, barbecue prawns, garlic prawns, battered prawns, fish, calamari, lobster mornay and fresh fruit. If sharing isn’t your style, opt for the barouti from George’s special selections, featuring the fish of the day and plated up with prawns, scallops, barbecue bugs, garlic, white wine and cream. Heaven on a plate.
Slow Roasted Lamb Shoulder | Mr & Mrs G
Renowned for their broad but distinctive selection of artisanal Australian wines, beautifully crafted cocktails and an extensive Champagne menu ‘by the glass’ — it’s no wonder Mr & Mrs G is one of Brisbane’s best champagne and cocktail bars. More than just the ultimate after-work drink spot, Mr & Mrs G showcases a versatile menu to suit all kinds of foodies, from simple Italian to modern Australian.
First, make sure you’ve selected a delicious cocktail to sip on, then head straight into ordering the slow-roasted lamb shoulder from White Pyrenees served with roasted potatoes and gravy. This is one hefty dish and feeds a minimum of four people, so you’re going to want to make sure you’ve got a decent crew with you to devour this mouth-watering monstrosity. If you’re not up for a shared feast, you can’t go past the sand crab lasagne with abalone sauce and burnt sage. There’s no way you’re leaving here hungry (or thirsty).
Whether you are in the mood for authentic Italian fare, Brisbane’s freshest seafood or a mouthwatering Thai feast, there’s something to suit every kind of diner at Eagle Street Pier.
If the food coma's got you good, you'll be pleased to know you can stay in the heart of Brisbane CBD at Hyatt Regency Brisbane from $249 per night, with daily breakfast at Lennons Restaurant and Bar and a $50 Food and Beverage credit to enjoy at the hotel. For a limited time only, receive a bonus $25 Gift Card to redeem at Eagle Street Pier, and indulge in some of the delicious establishments listed above.
To book or for further information, please call (07) 5647 1234 or click here.
*Terms and conditions apply. Offer valid until 30 June 2021. Minimum two-night stay applicable. 1 x $50 Hotel Food and Beverage credit and 1 x $25 Eagle Street Pier Gift Voucher is redeemable per room, per stay.
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