Filed under: Haute Cuisine, What's Haute? | Tags: Auge, Best Australian Restaurant, Business Lunch, Cha Cha Char, Flying Fish, Peppermint Bay, Restaurant Amusé, The Atlantic, Yamagen
Enjoy sweeping views of Sydney Harbour, Flying Fish was fashioned from heritage wharf site to create a unique loft environment where diners can enjoy fresh seafood. If time is limited, the restaurant has complimentary lunchtime valet parking.
Address: Jones Bay Wharf, 19-21 Pirrama Road, Pyrmont
Phone: +61 2 9518 6677
Cosy alcoves, wood panellong and lamps draped with fishing ropes make for ambience, but it’s the chef’s attention to detail that’s making waves at Melbourne’s The Atlantic restaurant.Indulge your clients with dishes such as wild burramundi with fennel, radish, anchovy, confit lemon and olive marjoram sauce.
Address: Crown Entertainment Centre, 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank
Phone: +61 3 9698 8888
For the best steak in town, make a beeline for Cha Cha Char. In this renowned steakhouse you can clinch a deal over the scotch fillet with a baked fig, jamon serrano, gorgonzola and onion confit. As it’s the winner of the 2010 Wine List of the Year, lunch here could easily turn into dinner.
Address: Plaza Level, Eagle Street Pier, Brisbane
Phone: +61 7 3211 9944
This award-winning restaurant offers a range of options, from a la carte and sushi to teppanyaki. Impress your clients while the talented teppanyaki chefs prepare a meal with such skill and speed that it verges on performance art. Try the thinly sliced beef with lemon ponzu sauce or the marinated jellyfish with wakame seaweed.
Address: 7 Staghorn Avenue, Surfers Paradise
Phone: +61 7 5584 1200
Centrally located, Auge offers suave Italian fare in stylish setting that’s ideal for doing business. For a quick lunch try the local squid pan-fried with chilli and fennel for starters. and the pasta of the day made with market produce for main.
Address: 22 Grote Street, Adelaide
Phone: +61 8 8410 9332
for a business lunch with a difference, take a 30-minutes catamaran ride south from Hobart to Peppermint Bay, set on the waterfront with views to Bruny Island. Enjoy the Spring Bay mussels in whine wine, tomato and garlic with the local wines.
Address: 3435 Channel Highway, Woodbridge
Phone: +61 3 6267 4088
The 10-course degustation featuring dishes such as crab, finger lime and sea lettuce or mushroom, hollandaise and egg yolk has made Restaurant Amusé a firm favourite with the business crowd. It earned a string of awards, so you’ll need to book ahead.
Address: 64 Bronte Street, East Perth
Phone: +61 8 9325 4900