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The Survey Co
Modern Australian
  • 32 Burnett La,
    Brisbane, QLD
  • (07) 3012 8725,
  • Mon-Fri noon-10pm, Sat 2pm-10pm

The Survey Co

Chiaroscuro lighting directs focus on to the plate - which is where it should be at this blasted-brick slice of hip laneway heaven. Carved into categories such as "Sticky Fingers" and "Girthy", the menu is dude-indulgent, but there are smart combinations emerging from this talented kitchen. Pork belly tacos, for example: salty, meaty pieces of crisp, yet yielding pork belly complemented by earthy, refried beans and apple-tangy kimchi. Oxtail ssäm is the meaty treat you can eat in a Queensland summer with its fall-apart shreds, lettuce cups and scads of flavour and texture from a mix of Asian herbs, fried shallot, chilli paste and bean sprouts. Drink suggestions are listed - there are cool alternatives for those who prefer to go off-piste - and the service is well paced. For dessert, the mini cones are cute, but too sweet. Go coco local instead with a subtropical trifle of coconut, jelly and sponge zinged with lime.


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At a glance

  • Price:
  • E $7-$18

    M $20-$35

    D $12

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Wheelchair Access
    Outdoor dining
  • Cards:
  • Eftpos
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
  • Nick Stapleton


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