Down at the fashionable dining destination of River Quay, Cove Bar and Dining is a champagne and oyster bar that caters for family functions, birthday parties and romantic rendezvouses alike. Past the sunken lawn and inside the airy timber pavilion, head right on up to Cove’s impressive bar, fashioned out of several hundred vintage sets of drawers. Take a chance on a deadly delicious passionfruit mojito with Oak Heart spiced rum, passionfruit purée, lime, mint, and soda. As for the main dish, the oysters come in 15-20 variations such as watermelon granita and lime salt, smoked tomato jam or their signature oyster creation ‘Bubbles’, a Moet & Chandon gel, San Pellegrino emulsion and King Salmon pearls.
Address: 4 Sidon St, South Brisbane QLD, Australia, +61 7 3844 3993
A slice of the Big Apple on the big Bank, Manhattan Line is passionate about only three things: whisky, beer and American street food. We’re talking mountains of hot dogs with every topping under the sun, ketchup, mustard, dill pickle, peppers, caramelised onions, spicy beef chilli and many more. You’ll also find sloppy joes, buffalo wings and tofu dogs for vegetarians. There’s even a Scottish contingent on the menu in the form of deep fried Mars bars. Drinks on offer include bourbon cocktails and Stone and Wood craft lager.