People’s choice: Brisbane’s best eggs Benny

People’s choice: Brisbane’s best eggs Benny

This list is egg-cellent!

Our Benny loving G&G readers have spread the word about their most egg-ceptional breakfast spots.

It’s a cracking read.

Soul Pantry Kitchen & Bar | Stafford 

Enjoy your Benny croissant in Soul Pantry’s hidden urban oasis. Gaze at greenery as you get stuck into halloumi, poached eggs, sriracha hollandaise, rocket, sumac and your choice of either bacon, ham off the bone, smoked salmon or wild mushroom. 

Hot tip: Ignite your green thumb and head to their plant nursery afterwards.

Picnic | West Village, West End 

Traditional eggs Benny plus tantalising Asian tastes equals a combination we love! Picnic cafe is serving up their highly recommended pork bulgogi Benedicts with mushroom, leek and potato croquettes, perfectly poached eggs, Asian apple slaw and truffle hollandaise sauce. 

Hot tip: come back later in the day for their Biscoff martini.

Musette Cafe | King Street, Bowen Hills 

Priding itself on being one of the most cycling friendly cafes in Brisbane, Musette Cafe is waiting to serve you up your Benny fix whether you’re rolling or strolling. Their eggs Benny is two poached eggs served on toasted pumpkin sourdough topped with hollandaise with your choice of bacon, halloumi or smoked salmon. 

Hot tip: pair this meal with a class at Cam’s Cycling Collective. It’s the perfect post-workout refuel.

Fuel and Co | Nundah 

Tucked away in the old corner store in Nundah, Fuel and Co exudes a mixture of old classic charm and sleek contemporary. Their delicious eggs Benny consists of two poached eggs on toasted rye, either bacon, braised mushrooms, smoked salmon or grilled halloumi, then topped with spinach leaves and smothered in hollandaise sauce. You can also substitute out the toasted rye for a feta and chive rosti!

Hot tip: if you ever have a specific brekky craving make sure to try their ‘build your own breakfast’. 

Paddington Social | Paddington 

Both cafe and Thai restaurant in a converted old Queenslander, Paddington Social is a relaxed and unique dining area. Tuck into a Benny of two poached eggs, crisp kale and hollandaise on sourdough or croissant with your choice of smoked bacon, smoked salmon or grilled halloumi.

Hot tip: refreshing spritz are on the menu from 10am so enjoy a cheeky tipple with your brunch (especially the elderflower and passionfruit)!

Tide On The Jetty | Manly 

Casual dining with stunning Wynnum waterfront views? Look no further. Soak up the sea breezes and salty air and eat up soft poached eggs, spinach and hollandaise on sourdough with bacon, ham or salmon. 

Hot tip: finish off the meal with one of their scrumptious assorted cakes.

Ashton and Old | Camp Hill 

For the ultimate gourmet eggs Benny, Ashton and Old are serving up a black angus pulled brisket eggs Benedict. This includes poached eggs, spinach and hollandaise on ciabatta, with a choice of char sui porked belly, bacon, halloumi, mushroom or smoked salmon. 

Hot tip: relive your childhood and get a spider drink!

King Arthur Cafe | Fortitude Valley 

Chow down on a little taste of Italy with this Mortadella Eggs Benedict. Made from grilled mortadella, provolone cheese, fresh rocket and piquillo hollandaise on sourdough enjoy a flavoursome kick to a classic breakfast. 

Hot tip: Stop by their cabinet on the way out and pick up a sweet treat. 

Hunter And Scout | Graceville 

Hunter And Scout is Graceville’s very own little tropical haven filled with fresh flavours (you have to try their freshly squeezed juices) and, of course, delicious eggs Bennys. Their signature benny is a cheddar cheese and chive hash brown Benedict made with wilted spinach, poached eggs and hollandaise with a choice of smoked bacon, haloumi or salmon. 

Hot tip: it’s a dog friendly cafe so make sure to bring your furry friend along for a day out. 

Little Smirk | Kangaroo Point 

Little Smirk has been delighting the residents of Kangaroo Point and surrounding suburbs for three years and its eggs Benny has been met with high reviews. Their winning combo of a croissant, halloumi, greens, poached eggs and miso hollandaise always has the punters coming back for more. 

Hot tip: they make fresh baked sweets every day. 

Joedy’s Cafe | Fortitude Valley 

With a spotlight on sourcing sustainable ingredients, the Joedy’s Cafe eggs Benedict is made from locally grown wilted spinach, truffled hollandaise, mushroom, salmon and bacon (your choice of the protein). Go forth and feast on fresh flavours, gourmands and gourmets!

Hot tip: try their range of white, milk and dark hot chocolates (or mochas). 

 

Please keep in mind that some of these businesses mentioned may have been impacted by Southeast Queensland’s most recent floods. Show your support by visiting their social media to find out how you can help them through this difficult time.  

Words by Priya Shah
- The gourmand who will never say no to an eggs Benny