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Aquitaine Brasserie
French
Aquitaine Brasserie
-27.480758,153.025432

The name is a nod to France's south-west gastronomic heartland, a region as famous for its wine as its classic dishes. But don't come seeking regional rigour at the South Bank version. It's on the river, but this casually glam, smooth-lined Aquitaine casts its net wider for inspiration. Crisp-coated snapper beignets partnered with a vibrant peperonata get things off to a strong start. The anise-scented bouillabaisse arrives tinged gold with saffron, yielding a haul that includes Moreton Bay bug, mussels and salmon, alongside excellent house bread. Bordeaux gets a look-in on the affordable wine list, as do Burgundy, Alsace and more, along with Australian-grown French-style wines. Desserts are equally hard to pigeonhole but just as worthy of the notional travel miles. A summer "Snickers" with peanut-butter ice-cream cups and dramatic caramel twists should sweeten even hidebound provincialists.


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At a glance

  • Wine:
  • One glass
  • Price:
  • E $16-$19

    M $26-$40

    D $14

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Bar
    Wheelchair Access
    Outdoor dining
    Private room
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Eftpos
    MasterCard
    Visa
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
  • Damon Porter

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