Top Choice Modern Australian in Agnes Water & Town Of 1770

Getaway Garden Café

The region's most revered eatery continues to impress due to its culinary simplicity using only local ingredients, impeccable family-oriented service and natural, waterside setting. Breakfasts are healthy and accomp…
Top Choice Fusion in Yeppoon


An Oz-Asian fusion beast, with a stylish ambience that's hard to replicate anywhere, let alone a small coastal town, by head chef Callan Crigan. Panko-crumbed tiger prawns and red sea salt soft-shell crab were our s…
Asian in Rockhampton & Around

Saigon Saigon

This two-storey bamboo hut overlooks the Fitzroy River and serves delicious pan-Asian food with local ingredients like kangaroo and crocodile served in a sizzling steamboat. Not up for reptile? The menu is as intric…
Vegan in Agnes Water & Town Of 1770

Sol Foods

This wholefoods grocer doubles as a cafe and an enlightened source of local knowledge. The vegan cakes are unbeatable and the salads are hearty and good value.
Modern Australian in Gladstone

Brass Bell

The best restaurant in Gladstone is an unassuming one, located within the Harbour Sails Motel complex. Mod Oz cuisine is prepared with aplomb by the young chef and his team. World-class seafood platters, stuffed chi…
Italian in Rockhampton & Around


Run by the same family for 30 years, Pacino's is a riverside favourite and the best Italian for miles. Pricey, though consistently popular for enormous pasta dishes and many regional specialities. The lamb's brains …
Pub Food in Gladstone

Gladstone Yacht Club

Clubs are a mainstay of regional Australia. Hugely social places where the beer flows, the yarns are spun and the meals are generally massive and good value. The Gladstone Yacht Club is a welcoming place where burge…
Modern Australian in Agnes Water & Town Of 1770

Tree Bar

This is the best outlook for a sundowner and a steak sandwich in 1770. This little salt-encrusted waterfront diner and bar is no award-winner, but it marvellously catches sea breezes from the beach through the trees…
Steak in Rockhampton & Around

Ginger Mule

Rocky's coolest eatery bills itself as a tapas bar, but everyone's here for one thing: steak! The steak sandwich ($11) has to be among the best bargain meals in Queensland, while the $12 sirloin flies out of the bus…
Bakery in Agnes Water & Town Of 1770

Agnes Water Bakery

Don't dawdle if you want to get your mouth around one of this popular bakery's killer pies. Expect gourmet stuffings, including a couple of vegetarian selections. On the sweet side, the chocolate éclairs, jam scroll…