Public - an award winning restaurant and bar located on the corner of Turbot and George Streets in Brisbane’s CBD. Embracing fun and social dining, our menu has been designed to share. We offer a casual eating experience with the finesse of fine dining.
Our cocktails are innovative and delicious, brought to you by some of Australia’s finest bartenders.
Dine with us in the restaurant or relax in the bar and sample delicious bar snacks matched with beautifully crafted cocktails.

BT-GFG_QLD_awarded_1hatWinner of ”Best New Restaurant” and awarded “One Chefs Hat”
Queensland Good Food Guide Awards 2012/2013

Winner of ‘Best Bar Food’ – Australian Bar Awards 2013/2014


Opening Hours

Kitchen: Mon-Fri 11.30am-11pm Sat 5pm-11pm
Bar: Mon-Fri 11am-Midnight Sat from 5pm


Lets not call it tapas, let’s refer to the dishes as small plates and then share them like tapas.
At Public we have combined the the ideas of a casual eatery with the cuisine and finesse of a fine dining experience.
We are elegant and refined with a sense of fun in everything we do.

“Witty and Ethical” – Margie Fraser, Courier Mail 2012


Enjoy carefully crafted cocktails, an impressive wine list and delicious bar snacks in the Public bar.
Sit back, relax and enjoy full table service or perch at the bar and watch the award winning masters at work.

“Some of Brisbane’s finest drink slingers” – Fiona Donnelly, Taste 2012

Functions & Events

Public is a diverse venue with a variety of spaces on offer for functions, events and parties. We have two private dining rooms; The Library and The Dining Room, both can be used for private dining, whilst The Dining Room also offers full corporate boardroom capabilities, projector, PowerPoint and iPod connectivity. The main restaurant and bar is also available for select full or partial venue hire.

We offer a range of different canapé and banquet style functions, see menus for more details

Office & Boardroom Catering

Stuck in a meeting? Let us come to you – we offer a variety of different menus suitable for boardroom catering.
Contact us on 07 3210 2288 so we can arrange a site inspection and prepare a menu that is tailored to your needs.


Exciting Outdoor Space coming soon


p: 07 3210 2288

a: Upper Level 1, 400 George St, Brisbane. 4000

e: info@lovepublic.com.au

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"Best New Restaurant" and awarded "One Chefs Hat" - Queensland Good Food Guide Awards 2012/2013
"Adoring Public" - Tony Harper, Brisbane News
"Witty, creative, intelligent, ethical" - Margie Fraser, Courier Mail
"Kicking some seriously big goals" - Edward Washington, Australian Bartender Magazine
"Hotspot to drink in Brisbane" - Harpers Bazaar



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