1889 Enoteca
Italian
  • 10-12 Logan Rd,
    Woolloongabba,
    Brisbane, QLD
  • (07) 3392 4315,
    1889enoteca.com.au
  • Lunch Tue-Fri, Sun noon-2.30pm

    Dinner Tue-Thu 6pm-9.30pm,  Fri-Sat 6pm-10pm

     

1889 Enoteca
-27.48682,153.036651

There's romance aplenty in the Old-World grandeur of gilt-edged mirrors and stained-glass windows, and the genial Italian-accented waitstaff. Traditional Roman dishes are given a modern flourish, whether it's lightly battered zucchini flowers yielding anchovy dotted mozzarella or saltimbocca alla Romana, elegant as it gets, the veal edged with fine prosciutto and scattered with fried sage and broccolini. Perhaps best of all are the pasta dishes - gnocchi has remained a fixture for years, and with good reason. Pan-fried in a cheesy sauce, the gnocchi is flecked with just the right amount of truffle shavings and fennel flavour from chunks of rustic sausage. The Italian-focused drinks list is also old-fashioned in all the right ways, showcasing minimal-intervention wines from small producers. A short list of desserts also appeals - perhaps a lovely vanilla panna cotta with pineapple and shortbread will do the trick.

 


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At a glance

  • Food:
  • One Star
  • Wine:
  • Three glasses
  • Price:
  • E $22-$25

    M $32-$49

    D $15


     

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Bar
    Vegetarian
    Wheelchair Access
    Outdoor dining
    Private room
    Impressive Wine List
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Eftpos
    MasterCard
    Visa
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings essential
  • Chef:
  • Matthew Stubbing

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