New Venues - 11 November 2021

The Crown Hotel Renovation – Lutwyche

Heritage Pub The Crown Hotel in Lutwyche Re-Opened Wednesday 3rd November After Massive $2.4 million Makeover The Crown Hotel in Lutwyche re-opened on Wednesday 3rd November after a multi-million dollar renovation that has completely transformed the 140 year old venue. Lutwyche’s new-look local has a stylish new bistro, sleek sports bar and beautiful new beer

Restaurant - 14 December 2020

Foresters FV

Gaining Altitude Foresters FV: 209 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley QLD  (07) 3188 3161 or forestersfv.com.au Right at the top of Brunswick Street is a triangular block of land that is redefining Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley. The striking triple towers that make up Tim Gurner’s FV development contain close to 1000 apartments at the luxe end of the

Local - 16 June 2014

MERCURE BRISBANE WELCOMES GUESTS TO ITS NEW LOBBY

Mercure Brisbane 85-87 N Quay, Brisbane 4000 (07) 3237 2300 or mercurebrisbane.com.au Mercure has commenced the roll-out of its new interactive lobby concept in Australia, launching the new-look reception space at the riverside Mercure Brisbane. The Mercure in Brisbane is the first in Australia to implement the new concept, originally piloted at the Mercure Tower

Local - 28 March 2013

MON KOMO AND SATELIGHT

Mon Komo Hotel 99 Marine Parade, Redcliffe QLD 4020 (07) 3284 6520 or www.monkomohotel.com.au   The new Mon Komo hotel, restaurant and apartment complex lies just outside of Brisbane. It’s a combination of textures drawn from the surrounding beachside environment. Down in the main restaurant, huge rope sculptures line the ceiling and divide the space

Café - 17 March 2013

ESPRESSO MARTINIS AT TONIC

Tonic Espresso and Bar 7 Hynes St, Brisbane (07) 3852 5100   Three years ago, the architects at a firm on Hynes St rolled up their door and turned their space into a small espresso bar. It was an experiment in connecting people and space in a new way – and also showcases graffiti-style works

Pub - 19 February 2013

GO WEST: THE PARK HOTEL

The Park Hotel 12 Watton St, Werribee, Melbourne 3030 (03) 9741 1441 or http://theparkhotel.net.au/   Converted last year from a derelict relic, this sprawling hotel has a new life as an eatery and craft beer hall.  Owners Nick Christou and Isaac Zietek have over 20 years combined industry experience and are responsible for some of

Restaurant - 29 January 2013

A PEEK AT BACCHUS

Bacchus South Bank, QLD 4101 (07) 3364 0843 or www.bacchusrestaurant.com.au   Here are a few shots from Bacchus in Brisbane. The Mediterranean-inspired restaurant was recently launched by Masterchef’s Matt Preston, who praised it for bringing a spark back to Brisbane’s foodie scene. Designed by LA-based Tracy Beckmann, Bacchus has a bar and a pool as well.

Restaurant - 28 January 2013

STOKEHOUSE HAS EYES ON THE PRIZE

Stokehouse Sidon Street, South Bank QLD 4101 (07) 3020 0600 or stokehousebrisbane.com.au   Stokehouse is one of five finalists from around the world for Best New Restaurant by the Wallpaper* Design Awards 2013! Designed by Queensland-based architecture and interior design firm, Arkhefield, the restaurant is the only Australian restaurant to be a finalist in this category. Completed in November 2011

Retail - 10 December 2012

BESPOKE PERFECTION

Mitchell Ogilvie: 168 Edward St, Brisbane QLD www.mitchellogilvie.com Every self-consciously upmarket commercial centre aims to have one: a standout precinct of luxe retailers. Louis Vuitton, Hermes, Dior, Ferragamo, Gucci… the list is as familiar as it is exclusive. Brisbane’s Edward Street plays host to a deluxe conga line of prestige marques, including an interloper, a

Restaurant - 4 October 2012

SOUTH SIDE BELLE

Stokehouse: Q Sidon Street, South Bank, QLD (07) 3013 0333 or www.stokehousebrisbane.com.au   The Stokehouse marque migrates North, to Brisbane’s South Bank. Whatever happened to the hi-glam tack of Bris Vegas? In recent years the tropical Northern capital has fast caught up with the modern world and some would claim, has surpassed, its Southern cousins