Whether you’re seeking a sneaky midday indulgence or an all-out dessert extravaganza, we’ve got you covered when it comes to the finest and fanciest sweet treats. Listen up, loosen your belt and prepare to embrace the sugar high with our top 5 dessert spots Brisbane has to offer…
2/179 Grey Street, South Bank 4101
Combining a love for fine liquor and delectable delicacies, Cowch is Queensland’s original dessert and cocktail bar. Located in the heart of South Bank, this bright and bubbly space is the perfect hangout for the sweet tooth seeking something just a little bit extra! From the inventive Udder Puffs to the famous Naked Pops, the menu is bold, vibrant and full of flavour. Indulge in a Cotton Candy Cocktail or sip on the chocolatey goodness that is a Choc Peanut Butter-Tini. With gluten free and vegan options available alongside dessert classics like churros, Belgian waffles and pancakes, dining at Cowch is sure to provide a fun-filled and memorable experience!
300 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane 4000
Known best for their delish donuts and putting the fun back into wholesome food, Nodo (pronounced ‘no-dough’) brings its unique and healthy approach to the Brisbane dessert scene. Pairing artisan methods with naturally gluten free ingredients, this trendy café is renowned for its ‘baked not fried’ philosophy. With their menu hallmarked by a mix of classic sweets and modern inventions, sidle up for a Peanut Butter Protein Brownie or a Breakfast Donut on your next dash through the CBD.
Cnr Grey & Glenelg Streets, South Bank 4101
For something just a little bit fancy, you can’t go past the lavish dining experience offered by this award winning restaurant and bar. From the Coconut on the Beach to the Cake and Zabaione, these beautifully presented desserts are pure indulgence. With luxury High Tea sittings running six days a week, pair your selection of petit fours with a champagne and feel like royalty amidst the elegant surrounds of this sophisticated space.
3/957 Beenleigh Road, Runcorn 4113
Promising the most authentic French pastry for gourmands, La Casamia certainly does not disappoint. Using only premium quality ingredients and carefully crafting each dish from scratch, their signature Crème Brulee is not to be missed! With mousses, puddings, sponges and more baked fresh daily onsite, kick back with a hot drink and a sweet treat and wait for the sugar high to hit.
396 Milton Road, Auchenflower 4066
This beautiful and romantic restaurant is quaint, arty and well known for its stunning dessert menu. If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind dining experience or a lovely setting to share an intimate date with your S.O. then this bistro is sure to impress. With dishes as fancy as the Burnt Marshmallow Housemade Cookie with Candied Orange and Smoked Dark Chocolate decorating the menu, you can rest assured it won’t just look amazing, it’ll taste amazing too!
By Kaylah Chesson