Say bonjour to Brisbane’s best French toast dishes.
There is no denying Brissy’s love of French toast. Whether it’s made sweet and smothered in chocolate, or savory with a side of crispy bacon. Hit up these local French toast serving faves and get ready for a big helping of morning goodness!
THE GUNSHOP CAFÉ | West End
Ooh la la! Fancy apple and rhubarb French toast, sign me up!
This little guy is a new twist on an old classic. Brioche French toast served with caramelised apple, rhubarb compote, candied walnut crumbs and double fluffy cream. After munching through your tasty treat go for a quick shop stop in some of the boutique and vintage stores nearby.
HALLOWED GROUNDS ESPRESSO | Mt Gravatt
All hail the French toast served at Hallowed Ground! Enjoy a cinnamon and raisin French toast bagel, topped with whipped vanilla bean cream cheese, mixed berries and maple syrup. This family owned café has communal tables so is great for big catch ups or venturing out on your own to meet new peeps. They also pride themselves on their coffee – lovingly made by highly trained baristas with local Sunshine Coast milk from Maleny Dairy.
PAWPAW CAFÉ | Woolloongabba
It is no secret that the chefs at Pawpaw café are the geniuses of all things gourmet and random, serving their take on the classic Aussie breakfast dishes in the morning and South-East Asian specialties in the evening. Try the weird and wonderful brioche French toast with mascarpone, pink pitaya powder, white choc crumble, coconut powder sugar, walnuts, mixed berry compote and milky vanilla bean ice cream.
VIEILLE BRANCHE |Albion
If you are looking for the real French experience, look no further. Vieille Branche has a French farmhouse feel with a lazy Sunday brunch atmosphere, welcoming you to stay all morning relaxing with friends and enjoy the French Fare. Pain Perdu is their traditional French “Lost Bread” with a twist. This brioche loaf French toast is served with fresh thyme, drizzles of honey and sweet seasonal fruits. You can even add a dollop of ice cream for that extra li’l somethin’ somethin’.
ARTIE & MAI | Albion
Are you ready for this? It’s a little kooky, but we guarantee you’ll be slamming down the delectable treat in under a minute. Wait for it…
It’s banana French toast with salted caramel, tomato jam, and a dollop of candied bacon ice cream to finish it off!
ANANAS ESPRESSO | Sherwood
YUM! Our tastebuds are tingling at the thought of this French toast dish served sweet with mascarpone and berry coulis, or savory with bacon and maple syrup. Ahhh saa good!
ANOUK CAFÉ | Paddington
The Anouk Café offers two of our favourite brekkie options in one dish, pancakes and French toast. Perfect for the indecisive among us, their French toast pancakes with winterberry compote, lemon mascarpone, sprinkled with rose and local honeycomb are the obvious choice.
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