Brisbane, Queensland

Pane e Vino restaurant has warmed the hearts and satisfied the Brisbane inner city appetite for authentic Italian cuisine of since 1996. Italian smiles and warm accents drift through this relaxed little restaurant owned and run by the Darinzo family who hail from the Abruzzo mountainous region in middle Italy – renowned for its rustic cooking, robust flavours and heartfelt hospitality.
Opening Times

124 Albert Street,
Brisbane CBD
Tel: +61 7 3220 0044
Price Range:
$$$$ ~ $$$$
$$$$ = Mains under $20
$$$$ = Mains $20 - $30
$$$$ = Mains $30 - $40
$$$$ = Mains over $40
Licensed & BYO (wine only)
Anyone who was worked within the playground of central Brisbane, or wondered around her footpaths, has surely stumbled upon the iconic Italian ristorante, Pane E Vino. Owned and run by the Darinzo family who hail from the Abruzzo mountainous region in middle Italy – renowned for its rustic cooking, strong flavours and strong hospitality –Italian smiles and warm accents drift through the relaxed and casual little restaurant. Offering great breakfast, lunch, dinner and coffee in-between, the reliable, friendly service has won the hearts of many regulars. The bustling tables out the front of the restaurant always brim with patrons and business people, tangled amid bowls of traditional pasta, fresh salads and clinking chalices of Merlot. The morning meal served until 11:30am covers any breakfast craving, with the crusty ciabatta toast adding a surprising little touch. And – I should point out – barista training must have been intense, as the coffee is just superb!

But it's the genuine Italian lunch and dinner creations that make this a habitual place for most. Get stuck into a hearty serve of "gnocchi alla boscailol" with bacon, mushrooms and shallots immersed in a rosette sugo, or the "linguine pesto e pollo" – chicken in a creamy sugo with sun-dried tomato pesto, onion, baby spinach and a hint of cracked pepper. Succumb to the full Italian dinning experience with a sweet little drop of limoncello, a strong macchiato and a homemade share of Brisbane's best (so the word has been spread) tiramisu – layers of savoiardi biscuits soaked in Italian coffee liqueurs, separated by a wicked blend of mascarpone and whipped cream. With a relaxed and casual atmosphere and true traditional Italian fare, it's a pity work lunch breaks have to end!
Katharine Chapman
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Function for 100-300
Outdoor Dining
Suitable for Functions
Suitable for Groups of 10
Suitable for Pre Theatre
This restaurant does not have any awards.
124 Albert Street,
Brisbane CBD QLD 4000
One of Brisbane's Italian treasures easy to find on the corner of Albert and Charlotte Streets.
There are no recommendations for this restaurant.
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Jill & Manny - 2/06/2013
This was the best meal we have had a in a very long time. The service was fantastic, thank you Leo & Phalin for making our visit to your restuarant such an amazing experience. We will be recommending Pane e Vino to our friends & family in Brisbane and Adelaide and can't wait to be back to try out the rest of the menu
fuspot - 15/10/2012
Wow, this food was beautiful, service was fantastic...I shared pumpkin risotto and the beef burger..tiramisu made on the premises for dessert! Yum! We are definately going back! Highly recommend!
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