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Brisbane's Best Dessert bars

Sweet tooths have never had it so good in Brisbane, with the advent of stand alone dessert bars and cafes dedicated to the all-important sweets course.

From donuts to brownies, meringues to ice-cream, waffles to chocolate, here's a list of 12 great (non-chain) Brisbane places to get your just desserts. 

Dello Mano

Dello Mano Tattersall’s Arcade Brisbane CBD

This chic Euro-style café has homes in Teneriffe and an historic CBD arcade and is Brisbane's go-to for the best brownies in Qld and its lush brownie-themed desserts such as the Brownie Bowl....more

La Casamia

The cream of the crop when it comes to dessert bars in Brisbane, from its humble inner western digs La Casamia offers an exquisite fine dining dessert experience - try the crème brulee...more

J'Adore Dessert Lounge

J’Adore Dessert Lounge Booval

A 20 minute drive from Brisbane, this artisan dessert lounge in an unassuming shopping strip , arguably the best in Queensland, is well worth the trip...more

Rofl Wafl

This quirky waffle and pancake parlour tucked away deep on the north side is the go-to for crazy crepes, gourmet waffles, and decadent milkshakes...more  

Gateaux Café & Dessert

A Euro chic dessert bar, café, and patisserie in Brisbane's eastside, Gateaux is the place for everything from homemade gelati to the popular house waffles and delicious French pastries...more

Veganyumm Dessert Bakehouse

Brisbane's first dedicated vegan bakery café just opened, with an open kitchen to watch the bakers at work, lots of delicious sweet baked treats, gourmet drinks and a special all day breakfast...more

Lick! Ice-cream

This cute artisan ice-cream and dessert parlour can be found in a westside shopping strip with a new winter menu featuring self-saucing puddings, doffles and chocolate fondue....more

Sweet Treats Dessert Café

This dedicated dessert café with an Asian flavour can be found off the beaten track in Brisbane's south and house signatures are the Tiramisu in a Jar and Green Tea Brulee...more

Nodo Donuts

A slick little bolthole donut cafe in Brisbane's inner city, Nodo Donuts make Brisbane's healthiest baked gluten free donuts (with a small vegan range) to be enjoyed with their great coffee...more

Belgian Chocolate Saloon

Handmade chocolates on a plate

This funky sweets lounge in the main street of a southside suburb is known for its Belgian waffles, crepes, Nutella pancakes, brownies and its decadent Chocolate Platter...more 

Sonder Desserts

Another southside dessert bar, this one with a Japanese influence, keeps the punters lining up for their fix of ice-cream flights and the house signature matcha green parfaits...more 

Chester St Bakery + Mr Fitz + Doughnut Time

Chester Street Bakery, Mister Fitz and Doughnut Time South Bank

Damian Griffith's three popular sweets crazes are rolled into one at this South Bank eatery, where diners can take their pick of artisan doughnuts, ice-cream sandwiches and wicked cakes...more

Passion Tree

Dedicated to decadent desserts with an Asian twist is this colourful city café open late for Matcha Mochi pancake stacks, triple choc brownies, puddings and campfire smores...

Dolci Sapori

A traditional Italian dessert café and pasticceria that supplies many other cafes with their sweets, Dolci Sapori is like a portal to Italy, serving delicious premise-made Italian desserts...more