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Public
Modern Australian
  • Level 1,
    400 George St,
    Brisbane, QLD
  • (07) 3210 2288,
    lovepublic.com.au
  • Mon-Fri 11.30am-11pm

    Sat 5pm-11pm

Public
-27.468606,153.020798

If you're not averse to ants with your salmon or roasted mealworm clinging to stir-fried water spinach, you'll get plenty of love at Public: big flavours, adventurous pairings and seriously good cooking are top of the menu. An emu tartare with cured egg yolk, served atop lavosh, stands out for its unique taste and lean, tender goodness. Chicken coated in chimichurri and accompanied by sweet cornbread is one of the heftier plates, and demonstrates the kitchen's range. Some dishes fail to match these highlights - the water spinach is too wilted, lost in a soy-heavy sauce, while a Neapolitan ice-cream with peanut brittle from the limited dessert selection, loses out to an excessively sweet strawberry sauce. On the plus side, engaged and engaging staff are happy to assist with anything, including choosing from a bold list of cocktails, beers and wines, which roves across both the domestic and European spectrum. 


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At a glance

  • Wine:
  • Two glasses
  • Price:
  • E $12-$25

    M $25-$32

    D $16

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Wheelchair Access
    Private room
    Breakfast
    Impressive Wine List
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Eftpos
    MasterCard
    Visa
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
  • Michael Klemmt

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