Get a glimpse of Greece when you tour Australia by scouting for restaurants which serve the best Greek food in Brisbane, complete with plate smashing. The number of Greeks living in Brisbane has improved the Greek culture in the city and with this an increase in the number of establishments serving Greek food. Whether you love to marvel at some of the common Greek practices such as smashing crockery and spitting wine, or are simply enamoured by the flavours and colours of baklava and Greek coffee, the following restaurants are bound to have you going back severally during your stay in Brisbane.
Little Greek Taverna is a bustling restaurant that comes alive with the characteristic flavours and sweet aroma of the different foods. Undoubtedly the best Greek restaurant in Brisbane, Taverna is an effortless blend of traditional foods in a contemporary setup. Make sure you sample the lamb yiros and the feta stuffed mushrooms for a finger licking meal. That, plus at Taverna, you can Bring Your Own beer or wine.
Little Greek Taverna – Shop 5, 1 Browning Street, West End, Queensland, (07) 3255 2215
Greek on Cav is yet another must-visit restaurant if you are looking for the complete Greek culinary experience. Cav brings to life the Mediterranean way of life, giving you the chance to sample garlic and potato dip before finishing off with honey puffs, a delicious dessert known as loukoumades. The restaurant also has live Greek music on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, so plan your visits accordingly.
Greek on Cav – 4 / 377 Cavendish Road, Coorparoo, QLD, 4151, (07) 3397 2613
If you have always wanted to escape to Greece, but have never really gotten the opportunity to do so, The Greek Club in South Brisbane brings you the next-best experience. In addition to the delicious Greek cuisine, this club also features cooking classes where you can perfect your skills. There’s plenty of Zorba dancing too. The Greek Club is the epitome of the Greek culture and makes for an excellent day out.
The Greek Club – 29 Edmondstone Street South Brisbane Queensland 4101, (07) 3844 1166
Kafe Meze is a beautiful family-owned restaurant that serves succulent Greek dishes in west End. Whether you would like spanakopita (which is the delectable spinach and feta cheese pastry), or prefer roasted lamb, this tavern makes for the perfect destination. It is virtually impossible not to notice the beautiful painted murals of Santorini that dot the walls, providing just the right ambience for visitors.
Kafe Meze – 56 Mollison St South Brisbane, Queensland, (07) 3844 1720
The Euro Café is a quaint restaurant that serves some of the best Greek food. The simple interior welcomes you to the warmth of the staff and the simple laid back aura of the café. With a diverse breakfast menu and an elaborate lunch and dinner menu, there is no shortage of meals to enjoy Greek cuisine. Meals at Euro are also priced fairly, which makes it a great deal for those on a budget.
The Euro Café – 137 Logan Rd Woolloongabba, (07) 3391 5089
Other Greek restaurants you need to check out include:
- Zeus Street Greek, 14 Little Stanley St South Brisbane Queensland 4101
- Little Mykonos Taverna, 448 Boundary St Spring Hill Queensland 4000 (07) 3839 0110
- Ouzeri, 118 Boundary St West End Queensland 4101, (07) 3846 5800
- Kapsali Meditarrenean Seafood, 31A Southbank Parklands, South Brisbane, Queensland,
- Hellenic House, 32 Russell St, South Brisbane Queensland 4101, (07) 3844 1781