Quality Hotel Airport International
528 Kingsford Smith Dr.
Brisbane, QL 4007
Phone: (61) 7 32686388
Fax: (61) 7 32687395
Bars & Cafes
Built in 1865, Hamilton Hotel offers a peppy atmosphere where one can relax and unwind with family and friends. It features bistros and restaurants, nightclubs and sports bars with TAB facilities, two spacious function rooms and an indoor entertainment area for children. Providing live entertainment and sumptuous food, Hamilton Hotel is a great venue to party and enjoy.
Located in one of the most popular shopping and dining districts of Brisbane, Baguette offers a stylish yet casual atmosphere. The décor is quite subtle, with lightly colored walls and wooden table and chairs. The atmosphere is both comfortable and contemporary for the business clientele or couples. Baguette also caters for larger groups from 30 to 100 people. The cuisine is generally Australian, with delightful and hearty dishes like Lemon Marinated Rabbit Loin and Char Grilled Sirloin.
The trendy Oxford Street strip has become a haven of culture and taste. Cafes, cinemas and restaurants line one of Brisbane's classiest streets for a great meal out. Spread out over the pavement, Elysee Restaurant & Cafe, an airy café engulfs most of the sidewalk. Chocolate, cakes, a full range of coffees and teas and a delightful and superbly priced breakfast menu make Elysee one of Brisbane's finest cafes.
Coffee with panache is Bulimba Bean's calling card. As its title implies, coffee beans are the central focus here and the menagerie of coffee varieties is enough to make even the worldliest caffeine addict look twice. Spreading onto the sidewalk, it makes a great place to chat with friends. Latte to mocha, Brazilian to English, there are products on the menu you did not even know existed. Not only will your experience be enjoyable, but also educational.
One of the best restaurants in the city, Oxford 152 provides you with entertainment for the evening and also makes sure you go home a well-fed fan. They have regular offers like the $10.00 off Steaks Tuesdays, or a web offer that gives you 30% Off Any Main Meal. They also have a number of live performances like the Mother of all Sundays event that allows you special offers on drinks to go with the live music from 3 pm onwards, or the Hahn Super Dry & Red Rock Chips, which gives you a free pack of Red Rock Deli chips on a purchase of a schooner of Hahn Super Dry. Thursdays also features a soloist who is your musician for the night or if you're in the mood for something more upbeat try Fridays and Saturdays when the resident DJ kicks in at 9pm. The venue also has a bottle-shop drive-through and the facility to entertain private events such as weddings and other functions. Do visit the site or call to know of the other offers available.
Lemon, light, tangy and free are the words embedded in your mind when taking a seat at Cafe Citrus. Like the Brisbane River at the end of Oxford Street, Cafe Citrus gives the impression that you are on the beach with the wind in your hair. Light pastel colors adorn the walls along with eye-catching watercolors painted by those with an obvious appreciation for the liberating feeling enhanced by this cafe. Coffee in all its forms, tasty pastries and tangy sorbets are just some of the tantalizing treats on offer as you appreciate the surrounds.
Established more than a century ago, the décor at the Breakfast Creek Hotel may not be turn-of-the-millennium, but the quaint Spanish feel is sufficient to supplement the mouth-watering menu. The outdoor eating area is dimly illuminated and many a candlelit dinner takes place at the popular steakhouse. Widely acknowledged as the best place for steaks in Brisbane, the Breakfast Creek Hotel serves up the juiciest, most tantalizing food, clubbed with chilled beer in their beer garden just the way it's supposed to be. Check website for upcoming events and venue hire details.
A wide range of wines, beers and coffees await you at the Girder Cafe-Bar, located in a picturesque area. Experience a well-designed menu, featuring a plethora of Mediterranean, South-Asian and South American dishes. Garlic pizza breads, Caesar and Mediterranean salads and gourmet pizzas are the cafe's hallmark items. Stop here for a truly international dining experience, with Thai style chicken skewers, Grilled garlic and herb prawns and Mediterranean-style seared lamb skewers with tzatziki dips. With its elegant interiors and prompt service, this place is ideal for both a quiet dinner with your loved ones or a party for your friends. Call the cafe to check for open hours.
A smart pizzeria, cafe and wine bar, Beccofino serves authentic Italian food. Special care is taken to make that perfect serving of pieces with Italian favorites dressed with mozzarella and oregano. The interiors are very bright with orange chairs and you will find the restaurant very busy with the aroma of freshly prepared wood fired pizza all around.
Whilst hidden somewhat in the quieter end of Fortitude Valley, the Waterloo Hotel is a hidden gem that should not be missed. A massive live music area is its crowning glory, with a capacity of around 500 people and an impressive stage set-up. Regular local acts share the stage with national and international favorites, along with music events, such as the annual Blues Festival. The main bar area is in the round and very impressive with its modern decor and impressive collection of beverages.
Complete with the look and feel of a French bistro, Belle Époque Patisserie serves traditional French cuisine with an impressive selection of wines. The restaurant also offers traditional breads, pastries and a selection of tarts to choose from. The cafe will give you an experience of a Parisian sidewalk establishment. You can wine, dine and enjoy yourself, as the prices at this place are economical. Check website for exact dining hours.
Established in 1995, the Purple Olive is an award winning cafe and restaurant with a Mediterranean flavor. The décor is modern and spacious, with excellent artworks lining the walls. Being located near the Queens Arms Hotel and Village Twin movie cinema ensures a busy, vibrant atmosphere for the trendy crowd who attends. There is a large variety of Mediterranean food to choose from, however for lunch, the pizza, pasta and salads deals are hard to ignore. The open times vary, please call ahead.