From cheap and cheerful take away to five-star fine dining, and everything in between, Brisbane’s expanding Muslim community is sure to find a variety of halal food options to impress and satisfy. The top quality steak at Cut Steakhouse is a high-end favourite in the city, while Jakarta Indonesian in New Farm is a regular haunt for locals. Visitors to the area are always impressed with the award winning Turkish restaurant, Mado Café and Restaurant, which is decadently themed for an authentic Turkish experience.
It’s all about the beef at Cut Steakhouse and Tapas, from the eye-wateringly tender, dry-aged 200 gram wagyu eye fillet, to the 1.2 kilogram “Tomahawk” cut that is recommended for “1-3 persons”. This elegant, fine-dining restaurant in the heart of Brisbane sources all of their beef from a high-quality, halal certified Queensland beef breeder and producer. Created by local food identities, the Gambaros, the focus is on generous, assured service and food.
Awarded the 2013 Australian Restaurant and Catering Turkish Restaurant of the Year, Mado Café and Restaurant is a sumptuously decorated, authentic Turkish restaurant. Perched by the Brisbane River on bustling South Bank, it’s a short walk from the city. Tuck into a char-grilled lamb shish as belly dancers sashay by on Friday and Saturday nights or one of the Anatolian specials, such as hunkar begendi or chicken guvec.