5 Boundary Street
Brisbane City , 4000 QLD
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Opening Hours

SUN 12:00pm - 10:00pm
MON 12:00pm - 3:00pm
  5:30pm - 10:00pm
TUE 12:00pm - 3:00pm
  5:30pm - 10:00pm
WED 12:00pm - 3:00pm
  5:30pm - 10:00pm
THU 12:00pm - 3:00pm
  5:30pm - 10:00pm
FRI 12:00pm - 10:00pm
SAT 12:00pm - 10:00pm

The Details

  • Chinese
Need to Know
  • Function Space
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Dates
  • Love the View
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Stanley Howard Smith Wharves

The Verdict

Taking over a heritage-listed building at Howard Smith Wharves, Stanley has completely revamped the space. Overlooking the river on the ground floor, an outdoor terrace and bar with a retractable roof provides a breezy spot for long lunches and boozy catch ups. Inside is where things are really taken to the next level though, with jaw-dropping interiors that feature handcrafted rattan ceiling, bamboo and mural-lined walls and hanging lanterns pay homage to traditional Chinese design aesthetics. 

In the kitchen, head chef Louis Tikaram has created a menu of traditional Cantonese style dishes like peking duck, dim sum and stir fries, as well as more modern dishes featuring local seafood, barbecue and roasted meats. There’s a dedicated peking duck kitchen, as well as a dim sum kitchen overlooking the front deck, while must-orders include the melt-in-your-mouth Byron Bay Berkshire pork belly, saucy Mongolian lamb ribs and wok-fried pipi with XO sauce and crispy egg noodles. 

Whatever  you opt for, make sure you start the night with a cocktail before moving on to the 400 strong wine list, which has been curated by Stanley’s Head Sommelier Thibaud Cregut, previously of Nel. restaurant in Sydney. 

Image credit: Stanley