OTTO Brisbane at South Bank has a deck that demands casual drinks and tables perfectly positioned for Brisbane river views.

Otto Brisbane South Bank

River Quay at South Bank is a gentle stretch of the river with stunning views across to the CBD area and the pedestrian Go Between Bridge.  It’s a very pleasant spot for a leisurely lunch, sunset drink or evening dining with the city lights reflected in the wide river reach.

OTTO’s Brisbane location is led by talented Head Chef Will Cowper and General Manager Alan Hunter who curates the award-winning Italian varietals wine list. Taking inspiration from Italy’s regions, the OTTO menu showcases fresh seasonal produce from regional and local providores highlighting top Australian ingredients.


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What’s on the menu at Otto Brisbane at South Bank?

Head Chef Will Cowper’s menu includes Crudo di Pesce – Raw seafood of the day, fennel, finger lime, ginger, chilli, lemon; Capesante – Hervey Bay scallops, pumpkin, black pudding, sage, muscatels, pine nuts, brown butter; Spaghettini – Long thin pasta, Champagne lobster, garlic, chilli, white wine, lemon butter, bottarga and Bistecca di Manzo – Rangers Valley’ OTTO Reserve’ flap steak, roasted onion, mustard espuma, veal sauce.

OTTO Osteria

OTTO Osteria

OTTO’s waterside bar, Osteria, has a delectable cocktail menu and food inspired by Northern Italy’s regions. From Piedmont, Veneto and Emilia-Romangna, expect Chargrilled local bay squid, fresh Sydney Rock oysters served with lemon, mini focaccias, fried artichokes, Affettati and pasta such as the iconic Spaghetti cacio e pepe.

Don’t worry about booking, OTTO Osteria has a walk-in only policy.

Otto scallops

It’s a winner

OTTO Brisbane was awarded Two Chefs Hats in the Good Food Guide 2020 Awards. The restaurant was named Best Italian Restaurant in Queensland in the Delicious 100, Wine List of the Year in the National Good Food Awards 2019 and Best Wine List in Queensland in the 2020 Gourmet Traveller Wine Awards.

South Bank River Quay

The South Bank River Quay precinct has a wide selection of restaurants and the South Bank precioct is a great spot to explore.  Try these 10 things to do at South Bank.

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