Best BYO Restaurants

in Brisbane

Out and about and looking to bring your own drinks to a restaurant? Check out this list, from a chic suburban French bistro to no-frills local secrets - it has got you covered with 25+ of Brisbane's best dining venues that are BYO. 

Kent Road Bistro offers an affordable fine dining experience with Mod Oz cuisine influenced by French and Italian fare
This Japanese restaurant in the heart of Sherwood specialises in katsu - panko-crumbed, deep fried, premium cuts of meat & seafood
Vietnam Eat Alley is a little slice of Saigon in Wynnum offering Vietnamese street food from a funky laneway
Phat Pho is a bustling Vietnamese street food eatery that inhabits a landmark 1920s shop on the border of Newstead and Teneriffe
One of a kind, Ichiban Sushi is a cool Japanese eatery with a huge variety of meals and drinks, that is also BYO friendly
Sing’s Asian Kitchen at Rosalie is one of the inner west’s long-lasting gems
Ciro’s Italian Restaurant is a tiny hidden gem of an Italian trattoria found in an Auchenflower side street
Cook your own food or leave it to the experts at this unique, modern Asian hidden gem
This colourful flag-trimmed cottage in Paddington provides authentic Nepalese cuisine
Mu’ooz, the long-time fave Eritrean restaurant of Moorooka, has upped roots and moved into a quaint Queenslander in West End.
Ruean Phae Thai Restaurant is a tiny authentic piece of Thailand found in a quaint old garage workshop
This hilltop cottage lit by colourful Turkish lights and candles is an enduring Brisbane favourite
An authentic Ethiopian/Eritrean restaurant found in an arcade in the heart of Brisbane's Little Africa
Those in search of some authentic spicy Sichuan cuisine in a funky oriental setting should make a beeline for this little gem
Ethiopian Village is a traditional Ethiopian eatery tucked away in the rear of a retro shopping arcade in multicultural Moorooka
This hidden gem of a Japanese restaurant in Hamilton offers diners an exquisite range of Japanese cuisine
Asian Kitchen is an exotic, modern Asian fusion restaurant located in the quiet eastern suburb of Tingalpa.
Traditional Afghan restaurant Bamiyan is an unexpected find in a little strip of shops and eateries in suburban Coorparoo
Sendok Garpu is an authentic slice of Indonesia nestled in the corner of an Indooroopilly shopping strip
This quirky colourful Colombian restaurant is located in an old West End cottage
Little Hoi An Vietnamese Cafe brings all the fresh flavors of Vietnam to an unassuming venue
Taste of Saffron is a Persian and Mediterranean restaurant serving authentic cuisine in Stones Corner
Vizzeto is a pocket-sized pizzeria in Moorooka offering a fusion of Brazilian, Italian and Australian mouth-watering, woodfired pizza
Spicy I’m Thai is a cute pavilion-style Thai street food eatery tucked away next to the Paddington Antique Centre
Yeshi Buna is a charming little palm-filled Ethiopian restaurant
Trang Restaurant, housed in the mint green shell of the 1920’s Rialto Theatre is most popular for Vietnamese and Chinese cuisine.
You've probably driven past it many times and never noticed it; the unassuming Japanese restaurant on Logan Road surrounded by car yards
Tucked in the corner of Camp Hill’s Samuel Village, Pho Inn is where the locals go to get their fill of authentic Vietnamese cuisine
This cute colonial shop is a pastry and coffee nook by day and a pizza bar by night

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