Polpetta

Howard Smith Wharves

Polpetta  is a slick industrial chic Italian kitchen and bar nestled in the base of The Fantauzzo Art Series Hotel at Howard Smith Wharves.

Bringing a delectable taste of Rome to the popular precinct, Polpetta is open to both hotel guests and the public for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.

Polpetta Italian Kitchen & Bar Brisbane

Drop in for breakfast and dine on Italian style dishes such as Breakfast caprese (mozzarella, tomato, basil, fried free range eggs and grilled mortadella) or 'Mozzarella in  Carozza" (traditional egg-soaked sandwich with mortadella and basil) or breakfast faves such as Polpetta Benedict (poached free range eggs, prosciutto, toasted sourdough and Hollandaise sauce).

Polpetta Howard Smith Wharves Brisbane

For lunch and dinner Polpetta has an impressive range of Antipasti to start with choices including Calamari fritti, lemon, fennel and seed aioli, Noosa mushroom arancini with sage, Taleggio and parmesan aioli, Artisan salumi and antipasti, grilled market veges and crumbed Collina Veneta cheese or Bresaola, rocket, shaved fennel, parmeson and lemon oil.

Polpetta Howard Smith Wharves

Pasta is all housemade at Polpetta, with dishes including Tagliolini, Queensland prawns, chilli, lemon and bottarga; Fettuccine, zucchini flowers, buffalo ricotta, cavalo nero and pistachio pesto or Pappardelle, braised beef ragu, thyme, red wine and pecorino.

 

Polpetta Howard Smith Wharves

And for Secondi there's the likes of Market fish, cannellini bean and lemon puree, celeriac remoulade and orange or 250g Black Onyx beef shoulder tenderloin, kipflers, pancetta, salsa verde and chianti butter.

Then for Dolce (dessert), diners can choose from sweet deliciousness such as Polpetto tiramisu, espresso, marscapone and chocolate or Orange panna cotta, pistachio biscotti and poached rhubarb.

Polpetta Howard Smith Wharves

For those who just want a drink and something to nibble on, many of the Antipasti dishes are also available as bar snacks. The drinks list at Polpetto includes Classic Apperitvo such as Negroni, White Negroni, Americano and Aperol Spritz, a mix of Italian and Australian craft beers, Italian and Australian boutique wines, spirits and Finito such as Grappa, Limoncello, Amaro Averona and Caffe Cono Martini.

Need to know - There is underground secure paid parking adjacent the The Fantauzzo hotel or take a rivercat to Eagle Pier and walk around to Howard Smith Wharves.

Polpetta Italian Kitchen & Bar

The Fantauzzo

Howard Smith Wharves

5 Boundary St

Brisbane

Opening hours

Map

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Cinderella is a heart-felt, funny, fairy tale for grown-ups playing at QPAC from April 26 to May 5
The perfect family day out at the races with Nickelodeon and Dreamworks characters for kids
Big Skies is a fantastic 9-day festival celebrating Queensland’s Western Downs region
Barbara and the Camp Dogs is a rock ‘n’roll road trip playing at Bille Brown Theatre in May
This epic free -day live music festival is happening on Surfers Paradise beach
Protest in the air, a fresh voice on the airwaves at the first Indigenous radio station
Sydney Writers’ Festival Live & Local will see the world's best authors livestreamed direct from Sydney
Brisbane Street Art Festival will see Brisbane become an open art gallery
Opera in the Vineyard at Ballandean is a rare special event

Mother's Day Brunch Treasury Brisbane

Treat mum to a decadent Mother's Day Brunch in the historic courtyard of Treasury Brisbane
Mother's Day Brunch Treasury Brisbane