The French appreciate the value of the long lunch. While this meal has regrettably taken on the negative connotations of excessive luxury and laziness in our culture, the French understand a lengthy luncheon only adds to afternoon productivity, and a big midday meal means you can skimp on dinner (note: this may be why French women don't get fat).
That said, when we want the ideal location for a long weekday lunch in Brisbane, we know where to turn to for a very frenchy-chic affair. Aquitaine Brasserie, perched next to the river in Brisbane's swanky new dining destination, River Quay, features a contemporary menu, based on those classic French dishes that have the power make you immediately salivate upon hearing their names. Think confit duck, Bouillabaisse, cauliflower and blue cheese gratin, and caremalised Brussels sprouts with mustard and bacon.
Using only the best fresh, local produce, Aquitaine takes its diners on a trip from the French countryside, to the Champs Elysees in a matter of courses. Their extensive wine list is a delightful mix of French and local wines, and they directly import French produced, Kronenbourg draft beer.
Because the charming folks at Aquitaine want you to experience the French luncheon in total relaxation, they are offering a weekday treat to entice you across the river of a lunch time. Until the end of winter, you can enjoy a main meal and glass of wine for $25 (that's only 17.6 Euros).
Because you know you have the support of an entire nation of lunch-enthusiasts, this is the perfect opportunity to gather a troupe of girlfriends and indulge in a lengthy winter déjeuner, without the side order of guilt.
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