Owned by the folks behind Bellissimo, Besitos serves up delicious Mediterranean-flavoured food that is cooked over charcoal and open flame, with a dedicated bar menu to complement the curated wine list and bespoke cocktails.
The menu is designed to share, with a sizeable of selection of creative share plates such as miso corn ribs; emu tartare with cured egg yolk; baccala croquette with lime mayo; Mooloolaba king prawn with secret butter; burnt toothfish taco with yuzu mayo; or cauliflower twice cooked with garlic and herb crumbs.
The small choice of large plates include handmade long casarecce pasta, Canadian scallops, nduja butter & parsley; 100f chargrilled market fish, confit potato, asparagus & smoked tomato or 200g Angus sirloin, pickled shallots, jus & nduja oil.
To drink, there's an impressive wine list featuring mostly Australian wine, with a smattering of NZ, Spanish, French & Italian, a concise cocktail menu including Besitos Martini, Aussie Negroni and Tommy's Margarita, boutique spirits and a small selection of craft beers on tap.
Need to know -Besitos is open for drinks and snacks or dinner from 5pm Thursday to Sunday. There is on-street parking available on Oxford St and nearby side streets.
Image credits: Top image & images 3-5 supplied by Besitos.
35 Oxford St