The Brass Barrel rolls out creative breakfasts in Rosalie | Gourmand and Gourmet

The Brass Barrel rolls out creative breakfasts in Rosalie

Love your classic breakfast feeds but ready to mix things up? The west side’s newest addition is dishing up some scrumptious morning eats with a twist, as well as quirky cocktails and evening share plates. Taking over a corner of Rosalie Village, The Brass Barrel has seriously upped the precincts brekkie game, with sweet and savoury dishes that will leave you drooling. Take a seat outside behind the cute picket fence or head inside to nab a table in the cosy industrial style café, which combines leather booth seating, exposed brick, pressed metal and hanging lights for a vibrant dining experience. the brass barrel 2 On the menu, everything from eggs benny to beefy burgers has been given a gourmet makeover. Just try and choose between breakfasts like the grilled polenta with spicy chorizo and bean ragu, poached eggs and mozzarella or the fresh salmon ceviche with avocado salsa and poached eggs on sourdough – it could take you a while. Whatever you pick, you can pair it with Fonzie Abbott brews, juices and smoothies, or even a cheeky bellini on a Sunday morning (who are we kidding – any day is a good day for bellinis). Come lunch (or dinner), you can tuck into hearty plates like the Brass Barrel Parmy or house made sausages with potato mash, onion jam and red wine gravy, or lighter salads and sandwiches such as the slow cooked lamb and quinoa salad. the brass barrel 3 If it’s shared bites and cocktails you’re after though, there’s no need to hike all the way to the city with The Brass Barrel’s menu full of crispy fried Moreton Bay school prawns, fried pea and mozzarella tortellini, and spiced chicken ribs with horseradish yoghurt. And don’t worry, there’s plenty of drinks to pair them with, including some killer cocktails like the Expressive Martini, an indulgent concoction of Baileys, aquavit, espresso and liquorice sugar. Not quite up for cocktails on a Wednesday night? Treat yourself to a tap beer or glass of Australian wine instead. If it sounds like we’ve found your new local hangout, you’ll find The Brass Barrel at 6/165 Baroona Road, Rosalie, open 7 days for breakfast and lunch, and dinner and drinks Wednesday to Saturday. Words by Ranyhyn Akui