ARIA BRISBANE
Brisbane, Queensland

2017 Brisbane Times Good Food Guide Awards - Two Chef Hats
ARIA Brisbane is an elegant award winning Restaurant which offers guests an unforgettable dining experience, with soaring views of the Story Bridge and Kangaroo Point Cliffs. Boasting a well-balanced seasonal award winning menu, featuring local and Australian produce with an award winning wine list and an elegant, contemporary menu with seamless service . The restaurant features floor to ceiling glass windows allowing the diners to marvel at the breathtaking views, making ARIA the perfect backdrop for all occasions and one of the best dining experiences in Brisbane.

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General info

Address:

1 Eagle Street,
Eagle Street Pier
Brisbane CBD QLD 4000

Suburb:

Brisbane CBD

Contact:

Cuisine:

Modern Australian

Price Range:

$$$$ ~ $$$$

License:

Fully Licensed (no BYO)

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DETAILS

ARIA Brisbane is co-owned and operated by Matt Moran and Bruce Soloman, whose combined experience and culinary charisma have ensured that the restaurant will not disappoint those who come expecting flavour fireworks. The establishment picks up on the relaxed vibe of Brisbane, and blends this chilled atmosphere with sensational food and expansive views over the Brisbane River. Minimal, yet luxe décor will ensure that you remember dining at ARIA as a gastronomic event and not just another great meal. Such an event does not come cheaply, but ARIA has an earned reputation as a once in a lifetime food experience.

PROFILE BY BEST RESTAURANTS

It's been no secret that one well known celebrity chef has had the opening of a lavish Brisbane riverside establishment on the cards for some time. And after more talk than one would think possible, the doors have at long last opened to reveal a crisp, modern addition to the water's edge – ARIA Brisbane. Cascading views of the icon Story Bridge await diners in refined surroundings, with clean light earthy timber tones and Mercedes Benz plush leather. The menu is interesting; it doesn't show off with outlandish dribble or bravado – a smart move by a newcomer trying to find her place in this undoubtedly talkative city.

A couple of Matt Moran's renowned dishes have travelled from his Sydney restaurant and onto the Brisbane menu, but mostly it is different culinary creations which are to be found in this northern reincarnation. To start, entrees include Peking duck consume with duck dumplings and mushroom, and twice-cooked Bangalow sweet pork belly with apple puree and black pudding. For the main course options include roasted barramundi fillet with white bean, pancetta and hazelnut salad with a red wine sauce and an ample and intriguing selection from the grill. Dessert looks fascinating – coconut with honeycomb and caramelised pineapple pannacotta or a banana brulee with caramel, almond praline and delectable toasted almond milk ice-cream tempt the senses. It seems the talk was worth it and things are only just beginning for this long-awaited newcomer.
Katharine Chapman

Specials & Events

This restaurant has not scheduled any event.

Functions

FUNCTION MENU
Please contact the restaurant for further information.
MAX SEATING
160 pax
Functions
The Private Dining Room at ARIA is an intimate, elegant room with spectacular views. Our dedicated function room features floor to ceiling glass with views of the Brisbane river, Kangaroo Point and the Story Bridge. Providing a perfect backdrop for all occasions.

Equally suited to an elegant cocktail event, business lunch/dinner with tailored two to three course menus, private meeting area or an exclusive experience for a significant event.

ARIA Restaurant Brisbane will ensure to bring a wealth of experience, unique possibilities and an exclusive food affair. With exquisite food and wine, a stunning location and the expertise to tailor the day or night to your exact needs. ARIA also offers offsite catering from small boardroom lunches to Gala Dinners and product launches.

Features

Accessible by water taxi
Award Winning / Hatted
Bar / Wine Bar
Function for 50-100
Harbourside Dining
Private Dining Room
Suitable for Functions
Suitable for Groups of 10
Suitable for Pre Theatre
Views
Waterfront Dining
AWARDS
Restaurants & Catering - Awards for Excellence - 2018
Finalist - Best Fine Dining Restaurant - Brisbane
Brisbane Times Good Food Guide Awards - 2017
Two Chef Hats
Brisbane Times Good Food Guide Awards - 2016
Two Chef Hats

Reviews

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Sarah M - 26/05/2017
What an incredible experience. I have traveled all over the world and this has been the best dining experience I have had. The food, service and location is second to none.
mandy - 22/03/2012
I have been to a lot of resturants, but this one is the best by far. Great food, excellent service, good views. What more could you possibly want?