Restaurant Australia - Queensland
There’s a foodie adventure to suit every palate in Queensland, from a curry camel pie at an outback bakery to a degustation in a luxurious island resort.
Boasting an increasing stable of award-winning wines the secret is out about Queensland’s flourishing wine industry. Visitors can meet the wine makers at boutique cellar doors set amongst charming vineyards, in friendly villages. The main wine regions stretch from the Gold Coast Hinterland, through the Scenic Rim, out to the Granite Belt, and west to the Darling Downs and Toowoomba. Queensland’s most prolific wine growing region the Granite Belt, is part of the Great Dividing Range, close to Stanthorpe on the Queensland/New South Wales border, a three-hour drive South West of Brisbane
Spotlight: Granite Belt
Visitors can mingle with the locals and taste produce straight from the producer at these two fabulous markets on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast.
NOOSA FARMERS MARKETS
Taste products grown, reared, caught, baked or prepared by the stall holder. From artisanal cheeses, tasty preserves and local seafood to farm fresh fruit, poultry, beef and lamb.
Noosaville. 1 1⁄2 hour’s drive north of Brisbane on the Sunshine Coast. A wide range of accommodation is available in Noosa making it the perfect base for exploring the region.
Offering a range of quality local produce that is bound to impress, they are also a great place to pick up original artworks, fashion and jewellery from local designers.
Wednesday and Saturday mornings
Eumundi is an hour’s drive north of Brisbane or 30 minutes' drive from Noosa. Day tours of Eumundi Markets are also available.
Take an Aboriginal journey through Tropical North Queensland along the Bama Way and discover the area through the eyes of the original inhabitants. Tours visit sacred and historic local sites, teach guests about bush tucker and natural medicine, and uncover the myths behind rock paintings.
Brisbane’s thriving food scene features award-winning bars, innovative eateries and the finest in fine dining establishments.