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Brisbane's 20 Most Popular Cafes of 2023

Standout coffee roasters, Portuguese custard tart havens, cult-favourite bakeries — here's where you've been heading in 2023.
By Concrete Playground
December 14, 2023
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By Concrete Playground
December 14, 2023
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  • Food & Drink

    Frankie's Food Hall

    Meet Ann Street's new Euro-inspired sandwich diner, carvery and deli.

  • Food & Drink

    Rise Bakery Portside Wharf

    After proving a hit at Sanctuary Cove, this French-inspired pastry haven has opened its first Brisbane outpost.

  • Food & Drink

    The Brooke

    A charming coffee spot on the forecourt of a gothic-inspired church.

  • Food & Drink

    Alphabet Cafe

    Head along to this cafe for the A to Z of sweet treats in Brisbane.

  • Food & Drink

    The Green

    Tuck into dishes like green shakshuka, tahini granola and spiced king salmon while surrounded by plants — then take some greenery home with you.

  • Food & Drink

    The New Black

    The Black Lab Coffee Co roaster's flagship store in Bakery Lane.

  • Food & Drink

    Lait Noir

    This Edward Street newcomer is adding Parisian vibes to Brisbane's cafe scene.

  • Food & Drink

    Hawthorne Coffee

    Riding Road just scored a new go-to for gourmet toasties and a top-notch caffeine fix.

  • Food & Drink

    Medley Cafe & Restaurant

    Enjoy a delicious global-inspired meal with a delightful Brisbane view.

  • Food & Drink

    Sorelle Eatery

    The Tognini's team also runs this Italian-inspired cafe and homewares shop in St Lucia.

  • Food & Drink

    Lune Croissanterie South Brisbane

    Melbourne's acclaimed bakery slings its world-famous croissants and coveted specials in South Brisbane.

  • Food & Drink

    Mica Brasserie

    This riverside patisserie-cum-bistro is perfect for leisurely weekend brunches.

  • Food & Drink

    Veneziano Coffee West End

    This Montague Road spot has reopened after renovations — and now lets you watch coffee roasting in action as you get your caffeine fix.

  • Food & Drink

    Agnes Bakery

    This pastry offshoot from Fortitude Valley's Agnes restaurant is pairing baked goods with coffee five days a week.

  • Food & Drink

    Anouk Cafe

    Great food and service makes parting with your bed on a Saturday morning a little easier.

  • Food & Drink

    Reverends Fine Coffee

    The hero of the space? A seriously space-age coffee machine named “Spirit” that welcomes you on arrival.

  • Food & Drink

    Picnic Cafe West End

    Meet West Village's go-to for inventive brunch dishes cocktails aplenty.

  • Food & Drink

    Lisboa Caffe

    This market and cafe favourite has opened its own bricks-and-mortar Portuguese custard tart bakery in South Brisbane.

  • Food & Drink

    Single O Newstead

    Single O has launched its first Brisbane coffee bar in Newstead, complete with self-serve taps.

  • Food & Drink

    Kurtosh West End

    The Central European-inspired pastry joint is known for its nutella-filled, cylindrical-shaped kürtőskalács, and also serves up burekas, brandy balls and cakes by the slab.

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