Lunchtime Delivered: Brisbane’s Best Outdoor Lunches for Business Travellers

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With year-round sunshine and ample inner-city parklands, there’s no reason to stay indoors when you’re in Brisbane for business. Say goodbye to sad desk lunches and make the most of your lunch break with our guide to the best green spaces and meal delivery services in the CBD.

 

Delivery to Roma Street Parklands

Spanning 16 hectares in the heart of Brisbane, Roma Street Parklands is a lunchtime favourite for office workers across the CBD.

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Zeus Street Greek

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Bringing Greek street food to Brisbane’s CBD, the light and fresh pitas at Zeus Street Greek are an ideal handheld lunch to enjoy outdoors. Choose from classics like chicken, beef and lamb, or indulge in the soft shell crab with lemon mayo and slaw. Looking for something low carb? The salads and dips are a dieter’s delight,with locally-sourced options updated from season to season.

 

Fritzenberger

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Part brewery, part burger bar, Fritzenberger has taken Brisbane by storm. And while a workday lunch means you’ll have to skip the pint, the dishes at this popular brewpub are sure to satisfy. Go for the grass-fed beef burger sourced from the Byron Bay hinterland, or opt for the plant-based, panko-crumbed mushroom burger. Whatever you do, don’t skip the sides. Fritzenberger prides itself on taking its fries seriously, with plenty of seasonings, sauces and loaded options to choose from.

 

Wilde Kitchen

Via UberEats and Foodora

For business travellers with special dietary requirements, it isn’t always easy to lunch on the go. Luckily, Wilde Kitchen has all the bases covered. Embracing a paleo approach to food, every dish at this health-conscious eatery is 100% percent gluten free, from the pan-fried salmon with fermented veg to the pork burrito with pickled cucumber and sriracha mayo.

 

Delivery to Brisbane City Botanic Gardens

A heritage-listed parkland in the southern end of the CBD, Brisbane City Botanic Gardens has plenty of private shady areas that are perfect for a midday break.

layered sandwich with meats and cheese

Melt Brothers

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For the indecisive office worker,the rise in delivery services has created a serious dilemma – so skip the struggle of trying to decide and stick with a lunchtime staple instead. It may seem simple, but the gourmet toasties and loaded tater tots at Melt Brothers have taken the humble sandwich to a whole new level.

 

Comuna Cantina

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Brisbane’s subtropical weather is perfectly suited to Latin cuisine, so have a fiesta for one with Comuna Cantina. Choose from arepas, tortas, ensaladas and tacos, then balance out the spice with a house made agua fresca for a relaxing afternoon in the sunshine.

 

Charlie’s Raw Squeeze

Via UberEats and Deliveroo

If you’re worried about a big meal weighing you down, opt for a light lunch from this vegan eatery instead. Its salads and wraps are brimming with superfoods, and with healthy slices and ‘nice creams’, you won’t have to skip dessert.

 

Delivery to South Bank Parklands

Located in the heart of the city and home to the famous Streets Beach, the South Bank Parklands are prime territory for working professionals and tourists alike.

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Suki

Via UberEats

The first restaurant to bring the sushirrito trend to Brisbane, Suki’s build your own sashimi burritos are the perfect handheld alternative to sushi. Rather stick to chopsticks? Opt for one of Suki’s poke bowls instead for an equally delicious – and portable – lunch on the go.

 

The Cheese Pleaser

Via UberEats

Who says you can’t indulge in charcuterie for one? With The Cheese Pleaser, you can treat yourself to a mini picnic between meetings. Order a cheese platter or jamon toastie if you’re dining solo, or grab a few colleagues for a gourmet team lunch in the great outdoors.

 

The Farm Wholefoods

Via UberEats and Deliveroo

You may not be able to bring your own lunch when travelling for business, but The Farm Wholefoods is the next best thing. Customisable meal bags let you choose a signature farm bowl or salad, then add seasonal fruit, kombucha and a fresh-baked bread roll for a homemade lunch when you’re far from home.

Hungry for more? UberEats, Foodora and Deliveroo operate throughout Brisbane’s CBD, with restaurants, menus and delivery zones updated regularly.

Plan your midday break ahead of time when you book flights to Brisbane with Virgin Australia.

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