Vaquero | Gourmand and Gourmet


  • Brisbane
  • North
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Seafood
  • Cocktails
  • Wine
344 Sandgate Road, Albion, QLD 4010
(07) 3862 3606

Vaquero (meaning ‘herdsman’) is a sleek, modern and decidedly delicious tapas bar which tributes Spanish cuisine with an Australian influence. You would never guess such a sophisticated venue could hide behind a meat counter, but you’ll be pleasantly surprised once you make your way through the butcher and into the chic amber-lit bar, ready for an ultra-modern tapas experience.

The menu is designed to share, with smaller and slightly larger plates on offer and most available as gluten-free if required. Don’t expect your usual ‘patatas bravas’ and tomato bread here – feast your eyes on the basque potato with fermented chili and smoked butter or the hand stretched flatbread with fior de latte instead. And it wouldn’t be a tapas bar in a butcher without an ample supply of meat, including the likes of pork terrine, sous vide lamb saddle and dry aged beef of the day, but there are also a surprisingly diverse range of options for the pescetarians, like the manchego cheese custard with coal-fired carrots, and sea scallops boudin with crispy cauliflower.

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