Breakfast is the most important meal of the day! In Brisbane you will find a fantastic range of breakfast options across the numerous trendy cafes, hip bistros and luxury hotels within the city. Here are some of the best of them. All of which will set you up nicely for the day ahead.
Petrichor & Co
Ever had a Latin American style breakfast? Well that is exactly what you can have at Petrichor.
Inspired by the mouthwatering flavours of Latin America and in particular Colombia, these guys offer ‘Food made with love’.
We’re talking classics like huevos rancheros and arepas stuffed with pulled pork that will really make your heart sing!
If that is a little too adventurous for your tastebuds so early in the morning, their avo smash on sourdough or spiced pumpkin pancakes are sure to be a hit.
Those with a sweet tooth will love their artisanal cakes. All of which are all baked on the premises.
Address: 1/33 Racecourse Road, Corner Allen Street & Racecourse Road, Hamilton QLD 4007
For a terrific all day breakfast inspired by the exotic flavours of Southeast Asia head to the Pawpaw Café in Woollongabba.
A real favourite amongst locals, their signature hash cakes are sensational! Served with poached eggs, smashed avocado, haloumi, turmeric hummus, dukkah and beetroot relish, your only issue will be deciding which delicious element to try first.
Boasting a relaxed interior which is beautifully decorated in a style to match the menu, other specialty dishes include their croissant eggs benedict with plenty of bacon and pink pitaya pancakes – which they serve with vanilla bean ice cream, fresh berries, maple syrup, berry coulis and white chocolate crumble.
Address: 898 Stanley St E, Woolloongabba QLD 4102
The farm-to-plate revolution is growing in popularity in Brisbane, and nowhere is this more prominent than at Farm House in Kedron. Championing a philosophy that also supports local produce the café has a real country barn presence to it.
At the weekends there are often long queues to get in. But that can only mean one thing. The food they offer is amazing!
Two, much loved favourites, include the breakfast gnocchi, which is served in a delicious chili sauce with parmesan, thick-cut bacon and free-range poached eggs and their wonderful one pan ricotta hotcakes.
Address: 9 Somerset Rd, Kedron QLD 4031
One of the best breakfast settings in Brisbane can be found at Chapter IV in Paddington.
Located in a magnificent Queenslander, just across from the Antique Centre, the café boasts a verandah which showcases stunning views of Rosalie and the city. It also has a children’s playroom, so adults can enjoy their meal in peace.
Serving up their take on all the classics, their all-day breakfast offerings include generous portions of French toast, waffles, eggs benedict, fritters and hash cakes. Their green buddha bowl is one of the most popular items on their menu too.
Address: 180 Latrobe Terrace, Paddington QLD 4064
For a quirky breakfast experience head to the Billykart Kitchen in Annerley.
Tipping its hat to the old billy karts that used to glide through the area in the 1950s, this sleek café is located in an old corner store which boasts hardwood floors and a really cool, retro coffee machine.
Featuring a seasonal menu created by TV chef Ben O’Donoghue, the café has been known to offer a signature ‘breakfast board’ of coconut chia tapioca pudding, smashed avocado & feta on sourdough with a poached egg, seasonal fruits, a waffle with maple syrup and a sesame choc crisp.
Address: 1 Eric Cres, Annerley QLD 4103