Bar Alto

New Farm

Is it a bar or a restaurant – both really, but who cares when you’re sitting on Bar Alto's wide jutting balcony inhaling the cool river air on a summer night before watching a show in one of the performance spaces of the Powerhouse.

And besides you’ll probably end up sampling the drinks menu anyway during a wait for a table as Bar Alto doesn’t take bookings, being in the heart of an arts centre with all the comings and goings. So you can drop in for a drink, tapas, a meal or all of the above.

Show or no show though, Bar Alto treats its captives well - the food is bordering on sublime and worth a wait or paying a visit for. Pastas, which are its signature come in entrée or main sizes – try the papardelle with goat ragu or the Venetian crespelle of pumpkin, sage and ricotta. Otherwise the entrees or the lamb or the pork belly or pretty much everything else won’t disappoint.

The menu may have changed since our visit.

 

Bar Alto

The Powerhouse

119 Lamington St

New Farm, Brisbane

Opening hours

33581063

Map

119 Lamington St, New Farm, Queensland

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