Where to eat on Mondays in Brisbane | Gourmand and Gourmet

Where to eat on Mondays

Who was it that decided Monday nights were made for staying at home?

Despite its reputation, there are plenty of delicious spots across the foodie spectrum to dine out on a Monday in Brisbane!

GOURMAND
HAI HAI RAMEN | PADDINGTON

There’s no better place to get down and slurpy than at this Paddington favourite! Head in during ramen hour (4.30 pm-5.30pm) to score a delicious bowl of their classic tonkotsu or vegan ramen for just $10, and corn for $5 (trust us, get the damn corn). 

FELONS BREWING CO. | CBD

There’s something about this place… It just goes off every day of the week! Our picks? The contadina wood-fired pizza (fior di latte, red onion, pancetta, parmesan, and thyme) and the sugarcane prawn salad with mint, shiso, coriander, pineapple, fried shallots, and peanuts. 

FRITZENBERGER | VARIOUS LOCATIONS 

On Mondays at Fritzenberger Petrie Terrace and Wilston you can nab juicy beef burgers, crispy chicken burgers, or fresh veggie burgers for a tenner! To redeem, simply download the Fritzenberger app, scroll your way to cheap weekly deals, and thank us later. 

SUPERFLY PIZZA | WOOLLOONGABBA

If Mondays get you down, then get down to Superfly to perk yourself up with a cheesy pizza containing all the major food groups (see Mum, we’re being healthy!) for $15 every Monday (and Tuesday, too). 

IL VERDE | KING STREET

For the marathon of the week ahead, carb loading on a Monday seems not only intelligent but necessary. Luckily for us, Il Verde is open and slinging plates of arancini, gnocchi al tartufo, and Nutella calzone.

BIRD’S NEST RESTAURANT | VARIOUS LOCATIONS

Just another manic Monday? Well, no need to run around like a headless chicken–simply flock into Bird’s Nest instead for $12 lunch specials, their famous yakitori grilled to order, and delicious Japanese sides.

IL POSTO | PADDINGTON

Pizzas don’t need a psychology degree to solve our problems–especially when they’re just $15! Thin, saucy, crispy and satisfying from 5:30pm… the guys at Il Posto certainly know how to turn Monday into Mon-yay.

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GOURMET
HELLENIKA | FORTITUDE VALLEY

Set yourself up for a delicious week by feasting on saganaki, htapodi (grilled octopus), and hilopites (braised beef shin with pasta and tomato) to make your Monday a little bit Mediterranean. Oh, and baklava… duh. 

LA CACHE A VIN | SPRING HILL

This homely French spot is open for lunch and dinner Monday through Friday, with their famous canard l’orange (roasted duck breast with potato boulangère, fioretto blossom, and orange jus), confit onion soufflé, and classic roasted lamb ready to kick off your week in a gourmet way. 

LES BUBBLES | FORTITUDE VALLEY

This Valley spot is cooking up steaks, shaking cocktails, and piling your plate high with fries seven days a week. After your meal, head down to the Bath House bar for a nightcap, and revel in the unique history of this funky space. 

SAME SAME | FORTITUDE VALLEY

sAme sAme is serving up those fragrant South-East Asian flavours on a Monday night (and every night), and our weeks are better for it. Our go-tos are ALWAYS the fragrant prawn larb tacos, red curry with beef cheek, and sticky chicken wings!

GRECA | CBD

We can guarantee a trip to this glorious spot with cure your perpetual Mondayitis, Brisbane. 

Stop by for Monday night dinner and fill up on Greek share plates, plenty of wine and ouzo cocktails, and river views. 

Looks like we’ll be needing that extra coffee on Tuesday…

 

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Words by Jacqueline Pon & Elizabeth Markwell
- the gourmands who don’t wait till Tuesday to turn up.