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Butter Bistro: "An escape from homogenous city dining" Brisbane Restaurant Tip by happy_journey

Brisbane Restaurants: 251 reviews and 332 photos


So what is Butter Bistro?

>this restaurant offers a truly unexpected multi-sensory indulgence - think Australian cuisine with a French twist. Enjoy unrivalled al fresco dining amidst the cool river breezes, sip cocktails at the sleek corian bar, or enjoy louche laidback lounging on the forties-inspired silver-pistachio banquets. Complementing the indulgent menu is an excellent wine list and seductive cocktails, with Butter Bistro's fabulous breakfasts on weekends as well

Delectable Food:

A favourite with the city's cocktail-sipping young and glamorous, Kangaroo Point's Butter Bistro is a sensory dining indulgence. Be seduced by Butter's chic cocktails at the sleek bar, or dine under the stars, amidst the scents of the herb garden. The unique Rushton-designed chandeliers infuse warmth from the copper mirrored walls, while cool river breezes float through. Dishes are created with classical French methodology, with an extensive accompanying wine and cocktail list.

This buttery corner in Brisbane's south-of-river locale is the dining spot of choice for those who desire laidback elegance.


>Butter Bistro is the ideal location for private events, corporate functions, birthdays, weddings, presentations, launches, photoshoots and more. The elegant design provides the perfect backdrop for every occasion. Our highly experienced team are available to create memorable events for your family, clients or organization and can advise on every detail from the excellent food and wine, through themes and concepts to multimedia entertainment.

Set menus are offered from daybreak to the end of the night and include breakfast banquets, bubbly brunch and business lunches. Our team is happy to work with you to create a menu perfectly suited to your guests, from simple platters and drinks to the finest formal degustation dining. Full rates for venue hire, group bookings and menus are available upon request.

Favorite Dish: Pugliese, Organic sea salt bread with a daily selection of dips (served per person).

Fresh cold water Pacific oysters served as a plate of eight.


Saltwater vinaigrette

Spanish chorizo Kilpatrick

Soy, orange and sesame roasted Quail on a roast sweet potato and coriander tartlet with a citrus salad.

Fresh Mud Crab ravioli with shaved fennel and candied lemon salad and lemon mertyle burre blanc

Butter Bistro's own curried prawns with a pumpkin and cashew nut salad and a curry oil and coconut dressing.

Caramelized onion and oven roasted tomato tart with buffalo mozzarella and a rocket pesto salad.

Wild Mushroom, parmesan and truffle oil risotto

Twice cooked Pork Belly terrine with pistachio and thyme, braised red cabbage and green apple salad with apple cider mayonaisse


Butter Bistro's grilled fillet of 'Avon Valley' MSA Beef with roasted Kipfler potatoes, creamed spinach, Horseradish Bearnaise sause and jus.

Sumac Lamb loin, beetroot puree, baby spinach, Persian fetta and roasted red onion salad, pomegranate syrup.

Crisp skinned miso cured Ocean Trout with buttered Asian vegetables, soba noodles and a lemon and soy broth.

Seared Snapper fillet, over a green onion mash, roasted hazelnuts and lemon bure blanc.

Confit of duck with butternut pumpkin puree, roasted baby onion and citrus caramel jus with pumpkin chips.

Butter Bistro's Veal "Cordon Bleau" filled with Tasmanian Gruyere cheese and double smoked ham, served on celeraic mash and sundried tomato and celeraic petit salad.

Phone: 07 3891 7005
Rating: 4
Theme: Other

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jul 26, 2008
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