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Malt Dining, Brisbane, AU-QLD

Malt Dining

4.5
4.5
604 Reviews
$41 to $100
Fusion / Eclectic
The Malt Dining Attic has been transformed from a working-class Georgian building, built in 1864, to a stunning contemporary dining experience complete with whisky bar and private cellar dining room.
Executive chef John Speranza plates up a beautiful and satisfying dining experience focusing on close to source dining and paying significant care to dietary requirements.
Two menus are available at Malt with an express bistro offer in the bar and a more refined dining experience in the Attic that showcases contemporary food techniques with a relaxed style service.
Malt dining is located in the Brisbane CBD, close to Eagle St Pier and all public transport. If you are looking for a romantic dining experience or a private corporate lunch Malt dining is the perfect inner-city sanctuary.
We look forward to hosting you and your guests soon.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 13 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Elegant Dining

  • Cuisines

    Fusion / Eclectic, Vegetarian, Modern Australian

  • Hours of operation

    Tue–Fri 11:30 am–11:45 pm Sat 5:30 pm–11:45 pm Lunch Tue–Fri 11:30 am–2:30 pm Dinner Tue–Sat 5:30 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 6:00 pm–9:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (07) 3236 4855

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive chef

    John Speranza

  • Private party facilities

    Malt Dining Events We have 3 levels available for private hire The Cellar This space seats up to 20 guests in a private wine cellar setting and has AV and climate control The Bar Our Whisky bar is available for private hire for up to 50 guests on certain days and features an excellent selection of Malt whisky, draft and craft beer and small batch wines Attic Our Attic restaurant is available for hire for seated events of up to 80 guests or cocktail style for up to 150 The whole venue Has hosted parties for up to 250 guests and operates on 3 levels including outdoor area. Please feel free to call us to book you inspection Ph 07 3236 4855

  • Private party contact

    enquiries@maltdining.com.au: (07) 3236 4855

  • Neighborhood

    Brisbane CBD

  • Cross street

    Charlotte St

  • Parking details

    There is street parking and underground Secure parking nearby on Charlotte and Mary Streets $8 flat rate

  • Public transit

    Less than 100 meters from Eagles St, City cat terminal and surrounded by council bus stops.

  • Entertainment

    To enhance the old world charm we have a selection of talented local pianists that play from 7pm Wednesday to Saturday in our dining room.Malt Dining is situated near many entertainment venues, nearby is Qpac and Riverstage as well as the Gabba and Suncorp Stadium sports grounds. The perfect spot for pre or post event dining.

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Kosher, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Vegan, View, Wine

What 604 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Brisbane

    Romantic

  • Inner Suburbs

    Romantic

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  1. c

    craigb

    Sydney

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Limited food and wine choice for a restaurant at this price point. Food was a little miss Oysters not fresh unfortunately Trout a little dry
  2. PF

    PeterF

    New York Area

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on August 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Food and wait staff brilliant. We had the set menu and each meal was great. Our only error is that we had lunch that day. The overall meal is quite filling, so have a small lunch before going to dinner.
  3. HS

    HeatherS

    Brisbane

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    The set menu was outstanding. We also bought the best priced red wine and it too was excellent. Beautiful fine dining in a comfortable atmosphere. Already recommending Malt to friends!
  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Brisbane

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall2food1service3ambience4
    Trying to hard with the dishes, over powering sauces that simply didn’t work. Side dishes also had sauces with them that did not compliment the main dishes. Less is more. We were sadly very disappointed.
  5. H

    Han1000

    Brisbane

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience3
    Food was quite blend not much flavour . Side dish was better than mains.
  6. TW

    TroyW

    Las Vegas

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on July 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    A great venue in the Brisbane CBD for lunch and dinner. The beef brisket is sensational!
  7. SR

    ShaneR

    Brisbane

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic place for either a romantic dinner for two or a get together with friends. Hasn’t disappointed us yet and we have had many meals here over the years. Can’t recommend it enough.
  8. J

    Jeremy

    Brisbane

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food, service and atmosphere! Last time I attended Malt was in 2009 and I wasn’t disappointed then. Now here I am in 2022 and they are still delivering the same reliable, consistent and high quality level of service.
  9. JP

    JessicaP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    What a lovely evening! The tasting menu was delicious in every way and the matching wines were perfect. Thank you for a fabulous birthday feast.
  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Brisbane

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 23, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    We really enjoyed most of our meal - food was delicious and the service waa great! The starters were delicious, the brownie was to die for and the portions generous. Only downside was the lack of tasty vegetarian dishes on the main menu. The only option was pumpkin and that was underwhelming - 3 slices of charred pumpkin - a big let-down. A restaurant like Malt can do much better to cater for plant-based patrons.
  11. AS

    AllanS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic food, ambience and service. Food portions were very generous and un-fault-able along with great value especially for the set course menu with matching wines.
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 19, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience4
    The service was great just mainly the food. It was a bit disappointing as we had the tasting menu. Fish was overcooked and shortrib wasnt tender. The rest was okay.
  13. C

    Chris

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Beautiful meal, well presented in a quiet environment.
  14. LS

    LindaS

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 14, 2022

    overall2food3service2ambience2
    The food and service was not as good as previously. There was a very surly waitress, who really detracted from the evening.
  15. DC

    DrewC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Service was great. Food was delicious. The fish was perfectly cooked.
  16. AN

    AngeliqueN

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing sophisticated cuisine, really tasty. And the staff is very nice.
  17. S

    Sam5

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Malt was amazing. Definitely recommend. Will be going back again.
  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food and great service. We will be back for sure.
  19. IT

    IgorT

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This restaurant worth to visit. Outstanding food and service.
  20. NB

    NickB

    Brisbane

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 8, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Nice little intimate restaurant. Nice food and lovely scenery.
  21. D

    Diana

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service helped us make the most of an excellently selected menu and drinks list
  22. PD

    PetrohD

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    From pre dinner drinks in the bar to dinner in the attic, the service was on point. Dinner was amazing and our host awesome making sure allergies were catered for. At the end of the night staff even organized a cab for us when they saw we were struggling to get a ride share home.
  23. DB

    DonnaB

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 1, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    The service was exceptional - the staff were so attentive. The atmosphere was great (beautiful building, quiet, comfortable furnishings) and the location was central.
  24. SM

    SonyaM

    Brisbane

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 24, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    really nice place to come for a cosy dinner, have been a few times, staff always really nice, food was so yummy, will come back again soon.
  25. JM

    JMH11

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 24, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Great restaurant. Could potentially get too noisy for those that might be at smaller tables with bigger tables being arranged nearby. The high celling in the upstairs area we were in helps, but the noise still travels. Food was also great and service was very good, but would be interesting to see what it would be like during a much busier setting. Prices were up there, although being in the CBD, it's expected. Would be happy to visit again.
  26. DK

    DavisK

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 22, 2022

    overall1food1service4ambience3
    Quality was good, but you can't pretend it is upmarket food simply by doing tiny portions.Cpnsidering the restaurant was empty, our meals shouldnt have taken 40 minutes to prepare. Another restaurant that is all pretension with no substance.
  27. BK

    BernardK

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Service was great and the booking was easy. Thank you
  28. DM

    DonnaM

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 10, 2022

    overall4food5service3ambience4
    Had degustation but they didn’t tell us anything about the food or matching wines - that was disappointing. Food was yum

    Malt DiningResponded on June 11, 2022Thank you for your review, Donna. We apologies that we didn't run you through the items you were served on the night. I have chatted to the team to ensure that we explain the yummy food in front of you.

  29. LK

    LizK

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    WOW! We went there for their set menu with my parents and husband. This place is amazing, honestly - they were more than happy to accommodate to our dietary requirements. My dad has coeliac and can't eat gluten at all, and he was able to eat everything with confidence!! Definitely recommend.
  30. S

    Silke

    Brisbane

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 10, 2022

    overall2food2service3ambience3
    Very small mains menu. Had run out of green vegetables and it was only 6pm

    Malt DiningResponded on June 11, 2022Hey Silke, We are a bit confused with your review as we definitely did not run out of our 'green vegetables" on the night you visited (10.06.22) We have plenty of the charred broccoli and have not "run" out

  31. C

    Chris

    Adelaide

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Brilliant place. Wonderful food in the Attic and a great bar downstairs with a huge whiskey selection. Highly recommend
  32. FJ

    FlicJ

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great set menu. Lovely venue. We enjoyed the champagne but wish the champagne list was longer
  33. JP

    JP01

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Highly recommend! Fantastic food, cosy warm atmosphere with great service. Will definitely visit again!
  34. D

    Danielle

    Brisbane

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 3, 2022

    overall3food4service3ambience3
    I booked a table but when we arrived there was no table ready even the restaurant was quite empty. We were put on a bench seat and their were crumbs all over the bench which was going to be cleaned off but wasn't. No bread served. Took ages for anyone to take a drinks order. Not the usual experience.
  35. AH

    AliceH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Incredible food and delicious, creative cocktails. We had the best time last night. Cannot thank you (FOH and BOH) enough for taking note of our dietary requirements and making adjustments as necessary so that we could enjoy a range of the menu options. When the server (I regret not catching her name) came to us with an amended menu just for us, I could have cried. Eating out can be difficult for me but you made this such a special evening. Thank you so much. We will be telling everyone about how wonderful Malt is and will be back soon!
  36. BB

    BecB

    Brisbane

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience4
    We chose to have the $89 set menu and added an additional entree of the burrata. Our waitress was very very good even though she told us she had only been working there for a couple of weeks. Our initial drink order of cocktails took a long time to come out & arrived at the table at the same time as our first course & matched wines, a little disappointing. Would have been good for the food to be held back until we had finished our cocktails. The food was all tasty and the brisket outstanding but I felt it lacked a little of that special fine dining finesse that I had experienced at this restaurant previously.
  37. PB

    PhilB

    Sunshine Coast

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    From the moment you step foot inside a beautiful old building you know that something special awaits you. Peerless service from experienced wait staff and outstandingly good food combine to produce an outstanding experience.
  38. A

    Arun

    Brisbane

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Good place for a business dinner. The food was perfect-presentation, taste and portion wise and a friendly & attentive staff.
  39. TS

    TimS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent meal and service. We will be eating here again.
  40. PB

    PeterB

    Brisbane

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience4
    Great food and something a bit special. Only criticism would be that we had to keep asking for water and the waitress forgot to bring out the wine for one course, but the food was a little bit different and very yum!

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Extra space between tables
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Contact tracing information collected

FAQs

Malt Dining is rated 4.5 stars by 604 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 13 times today
Google Map for Malt Dining

28 Market Street, Brisbane, AU-QLD 4000

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Charlotte St

  • Neighborhood

    Brisbane CBD

  • Hours of operation

    Tue–Fri 11:30 am–11:45 pm Sat 5:30 pm–11:45 pm Lunch Tue–Fri 11:30 am–2:30 pm Dinner Tue–Sat 5:30 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 6:00 pm–9:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Fusion / Eclectic, Vegetarian, Modern Australian

  • Dining style

    Elegant Dining

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    There is street parking and underground Secure parking nearby on Charlotte and Mary Streets $8 flat rate

  • Public transit

    Less than 100 meters from Eagles St, City cat terminal and surrounded by council bus stops.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    John Speranza

  • Entertainment

    To enhance the old world charm we have a selection of talented local pianists that play from 7pm Wednesday to Saturday in our dining room.Malt Dining is situated near many entertainment venues, nearby is Qpac and Riverstage as well as the Gabba and Suncorp Stadium sports grounds. The perfect spot for pre or post event dining.

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Kosher, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Vegan, View, Wine

  • Phone number

    (07) 3236 4855

  • Private party facilities

    Malt Dining Events We have 3 levels available for private hire The Cellar This space seats up to 20 guests in a private wine cellar setting and has AV and climate control The Bar Our Whisky bar is available for private hire for up to 50 guests on certain days and features an excellent selection of Malt whisky, draft and craft beer and small batch wines Attic Our Attic restaurant is available for hire for seated events of up to 80 guests or cocktail style for up to 150 The whole venue Has hosted parties for up to 250 guests and operates on 3 levels including outdoor area. Please feel free to call us to book you inspection Ph 07 3236 4855

  • Private party contact

    enquiries@maltdining.com.au: (07) 3236 4855

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