All you need to know about Dine BNE City
Whet your appetite for the inaugural Dine BNE City event, a most delicious foray into Brisbane City’s best foodie finds – one fine diner at a time.
From 13–30 May, Dine BNE City hosts a tasty array of more than 80 exclusive offers and gourmet experiences in a first-of-its-kind event, culminating with Sea to the City on Sunday 30 May – Brisbane’s must-do bug and oyster trail along City Reach.
The program promises a tempting exploration of more than 50 restaurants and bars, offering enticing new reasons to dine and stay out in The City.
From curated midday meals to bar-hopping experiences, multi-course menus and gourmet trails, there will be plenty on your plate to enjoy at Dine BNE City. Make sure you book online or call ahead to secure your spot at the table.
Elevate your lunchtime ritual with a chef-selected midday meal for $35 or less. From two-course options at The Bavarian Eagle Street Pier and Port Office Hotel to food and wine (or beer) pairings at the likes of Fat Noodle, The Walnut Restaurant and Vintaged Bar & Grill, it’s the perfect opportunity to eat out at a fave or sample a new eatery. And with special selections such as gorgonzola gnocchi and wine at Alchemy Restaurant & Bar, or a Thai lunch banquet for two at Jumbo Thai, we’re calling this the daily indulgence we deserve.
Sip and snack your way through The City’s top bars and lounges with expertly paired food and drink offerings. Whether it’s oysters and Moet at Mr & Mrs G’s Riverbar, a cocktail and bao combo at Hyatt Regency Hotel’s The Pool Terrace & Bar, or pizza and beer at Will & Flow, there’s plenty of great surrounds for a delectable bite or two in The City. Wine connoisseurs can also book a wine tasting and cheese board experience at City Winery Cellar Door, or a wine paddle and mini cheese board at Grape Therapy.
Make it a night to remember with a multi-course extravaganza at The City’s lauded fine dining establishments. Experience the culinary excellence of Brisbane’s best chefs with special set menus. From a two-course meal at Lennons Restaurants & Bar through to a 10-course Italian dinner at Persone, there is something for all appetites. Sample French, Italian, South American, Chinese and Japanese cuisines, or opt for classic and satisfying seafood and steak dishes and modern Australian – Brisbane City is truly your oyster for fine dining.
Take your food appreciation to the next level with a dedicated gourmet trail, themed dinner or wine walk. Dine BNE City taps into the collective know-how of Brisbane’s culinary creatives with one-off events, festivals and experiences to savour. For savvy imbibers, there’s the self-guided Urban Craft Beer Crawl on 22 May and Urban Cocktail Trail on 29 May. Delight your tastebuds with a seven-course Tasting Thailand dinner at Naga Thai on 17 May, or book the Chef’s Table Dinner at Walter’s Steakhouse & Wine Bar on 26 May. The Sea to the City – Brisbane’s Bug and Oyster Trail event with free entry is a fitting finish for Dine BNE City, showcasing more than 15 riverside venues and a bounty of fresh seafood from pop-up stalls and bars along with live music. All special events during Dine BNE City can be booked online via bnecity.com.au/dine