By Amber Lowther
Brisbane has a lot to offer when it comes to food and fine dining. Although, some of us would much prefer to spend the least amount possible for great food – summer wardrobes need replenishing, people! And why pay full price when you can get great deals, every day of the week?
To help cut through the hard work (and to save you a little moolah) here's Brisbane’s best meal deals - showcasing different cheap eats for every day of the week!
Royal George Hotel
Put on your sombrero and make your way to RG’s on a Monday for a Mexican feast. Tacos are $2 and Burritos are $3. Or, if you want the ultimate Mexican meal, you can get both plus a frozen margarita for only $10.
327 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley
Liquid has 2 offers for Mondays that are sure to fill you up. For $20, you can purchase an eye fillet with sides and sauce. Alternatively for $15 you can have the crispy skin sea salmon. This is served with garlic mash and sautéed veggies with hollandaise sauce.
110 Macquarie St, Teneriffe
Make your way to The Brewhouse for ‘TWO’SDAY’, where you can purchase 2 meals for the price of 1. This offer is available 5:30pm to 8:30pm as part of a selected menu.
601 Stanley St, Woolloongabba
Royal Exchange Hotel
Head on down to the R.E. for their ‘Steak Special’. This deal includes a 200g rump steak served with salad and chips for just $9.95*.
*Available while stocks last
10 High St, Toowong
Archive Beer Boutique
Hump days are made even better at Archive, (pictured) with a 2 for 1 main meal offer from 12pm right through to 10pm. There’s plenty of deliciousness to choose from to, with dinners including a gourmet steak sandwich, and market fresh fish.
The Shafston Hotel
Enjoy a ‘Monster Parmy’ with a choice of 5 toppers for the ultimate hump day treat. This deal will only set you back $15*.
*Terms and conditions apply
3 Lytton Rd, East Brisbane
Zuri Bar & Dining
Zuri in Fortitude Valley has an ‘All you can eat’ sushi menu for just $19pp on Wednesdays. Sushi includes California Rolls, Tempura Prawn and Chicken Karaage.
1/367 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley
The Fox Hotel
Head over to The Fox Hotel on Thursday nights and indulge in $1 Coffin Bay oysters - freshly shucked and served up in the long bar between 4pm and 7pm. You can order as little, or as many as you like, but bookings are encouraged so you don't miss out!
71-73 Melbourne St, South Brisbane
Stock Exchange Hotel
Stockies are serving up a Thursday evening 3 for $9 sliders deal. Vego, pulled pork and buttermilk-fried chicken are your options from 5pm to 9pm.
131 Edward St, Brisbane
The Glen Hotel
Stop off at The Glen Hotel in Eight Mile Plains on a Friday night for a 250g Porterhouse alongside a glass of wine - all for $15 at The Deck Bar and Bistro.
Cnr Logan Rd and Gaskell St, Eight Mile Plains
For $10, you can enjoy a suckling pig on the spit from the Pineapple Hotel’s ‘Pig Out Friday’. This deal is available from 11:30am to 3pm.
Location: 706 Main St, Kangaroo Point
Calling all vegetarians! Govindas cooks fresh meals daily with the finest sourced ingredients. Enjoy an all you can eat drink “Feast Meal” for $12.90 (Concessions/Students $10). This includes Jasmine Rice, fresh tomato and herb chutney, Halava with custard and much more*. There are also an array of specials to choose from including lasagne and hot chips.
*Vegan and Gluten Free options available on request. Now open on Saturday nights from 5pm to 7:30pm (West End site open until 8pm).
First Floor: 99 Elizabeth St, City & 82 Vulture St, West End.
The Boundary Hotel
On Sundays, The Boundary Hotel offers tacos for $2, as well as $2.50 basic drinks 12pm to 4pm as part of their Sundays at the Boundary weekly event.
137 Boundary St, West End
If you’re feeling a bit fancy, head to the Canvas Club for their ‘Feelin’ Fine Cheese & Wine’ deal. Not only is this available on Sundays, but Saturdays too! Indulge in a cheese board with your choice of cheeses. Sip on Tainui Sauvignon Blanc or Wickhams Road Pinot Noir wines. You can purchase this deal for $20.
16B Logan Rd, Woolloongabba
For more meal deals to satisfy your cravings throughout the week, head to these venues…
Archive Beer Boutique
Mon-Fri, 12pm to 3pm you can treat yourself to a $12 lunch. There are 4 meals to choose from including lasagne and crispy salmon.
Location: 100 Boundary St, West End
From Wednesday to Friday, 12pm to 2pm you can enjoy Cloudland’s $15 lunch menu.
Location: 641 Ann St, Fortitude Valley
The Victory Hotel
From 11:30am to 2:30pm, kick back for a $10 lunch at The Victory Hotel. Meals include a prime rib fillet, fish and chips and a chicken schnitzel. Pre-orders available.
Location: 127 Edward St, City
If dumplings, spring rolls and pork buns are your idea of deliciousness, pop in to the Brunswick Social, where most of their menu is under $10*. They’re open Wednesday to Friday, 5pm – 12am*. Also open weekends.
*Does not include ‘Basement Banquets’ or drinks. Open until 2am Fridays.
351 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley
Make your way to Eagle Street Pier and overlook the Story Bridge while enjoying Georges Paragon’s half price lunch menu. With most meals under $20, this is a bargain in a good location. This menu is available 11am to 3pm weekdays*.
*Weekend half price lunch menu includes surcharges.
Level 1, Eagle St (Pier), City
Empire Hotel hosts a $5 happy hour from 4pm to 7pm, 7 days a week. Get a $5 pizza with any beverage purchase.
*Selected pizzas only.
339 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley
For $8 with any drink purchase, you can indulge in a Sirloin Steak with chips, salad and gravy.
735 Stanley Street, Woolloongabba
Open 7 days, Harajuku Gyoza’s menu is very affordable with all food under $15. There’s an array of Gyoza to choose from, including duck, pork, chicken and vege. Alongside that, there are plenty of well-priced sides. This includes edamame, steamed rice and miso soup.
394 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley & 69 Station Rd, Indooroopilly.
This quaint café offers all you need for your caffeine fix and for regular food deals.
172 Bennetts Rd, Norman Park
The London Club
For daily lunch specials, The London Club serves a variety of meals including button mushroom risotto, chicken breast salad and a spinach and chorizo rigatoni pasta. This deal is from 12pm to 5pm. All meals are under $20*.
Tenancy 9: 38 Vernon Tce, Newstead