Truffle Roundup in The City
Winter cravings for truffle pasta inspired this search for the most delicious truffle dishes at restaurants in Brisbane City.
The earthy, nutty, yet sweet and juicy flavours of the beloved truffle has become synonymous with our winter palettes. Our local truffles are a seasonal delicacy best enjoyed in winter, with Australian truffle season running from June to September. Nothing warms our soul like a cosy dinner with our loved ones, complete with a bowl of truffle pasta and a wine varietal to match. Call it our not-so-guilty pleasure!
Here’s where you can find the best truffle recipes in The City.
This place has a menu to satisfy any truffle aficionado. Head Chef Tom Mumford has created a five-course degustation featuring truffle recipes that hero the very best of Australian truffle season. You’ll get to savour truffle cured Angus eye fillet carpaccio and grilled Franklin Harbour oysters with truffle pangrattato. Even dessert effortlessly fuses truffles into the flavour profile with a silky white chocolate panna cotta served with black truffle sesame ice cream.
Botero House is a coffee and food oasis designed to help you escape from the hustle and bustle of The City. Their artisanal approach to food means a seasonal menu to highlight the fresh produce of their choice. This winter they are focusing on Tasmanian Black Truffles throughout their breakfast and lunch menus. If you can’t wait until dinner time to satisfy your truffle cravings, this place is for you! Level up your breakfast meetings with their smoked mushrooms and poached eggs with truffle pesto or truffle cappuccino.
Brew Cafe is a great spot to drop in for a casual bite to eat any time of day. Whether it’s a coffee to start your day or a glass of red to unwind, you can always count on Brew Cafe! But before you leave, don’t forget to order their delicious truffle fries. It’s a humble truffle recipe, but one that never fails.
Alchemy is a quintessential Australian dining experience - think a relaxed, elegant atmosphere overlooking the Story Bridge with refined cuisine to match. Renowned Head Chef Brad Jolly has worked with the likes of Marco Pierre White, Eric Chavot and Jamie Oliver. His Truffle Aioli Chips with Grated Manchego is a must-have dish to complement any meal. Get to Alchemy for a night of winter elegance.
If truffles and pasta is also your idea of heaven, then this spot is for you! Persone really knows what they’re doing when it comes to authentic Italian, having won Best Italian Restaurant in Queensland 2020. They are known for using the best fresh, seasonal ingredients, so you know that means truffles in winter! They have a whole menu dedicated to truffles featuring delectable pastas like Truffle Lobster Taglioni and a truffle chocolate mousse sure to hit the spot.
Located in the old Port Office Building, Moo Moo’s is known by locals as a spot for premium wine and beef. Aside from a delicious steak, Moo Moo’s also serve up a Truffle Risotto with Black Truffle, Stracciatella and Reggiano. Sit back with a wine in hand, soak up the heritage charm and the last bite of your risotto.
We hope you get to try some of these mouth-watering, truffle infused dishes while truffles are in season. Start pencilling in your truffle adventures in The City.