Tank Bar and Laneway Brisbane is a sophisticated yet hip food and wine venue hidden in the North Quarter Laneway known only by those who have the inside scoop.
Tank boasts a unique design with modish stone and wooden seating around each bend and turn in the laneway and a corner bar outside for alfresco lunch meetings and popular post-work drinks.
With a floor to ceiling glass wall connecting the outside seating, the long and narrow indoor dining room is stylish and sophisticated with a wine cellar and a more private corner in the back.
Tank operates under a transparent outlook as it opens up the kitchen to the eyes of diners with the hard-working chefs visibly mastering the art of food at the restaurants entrance.
The wine list is superb with options to buy 2009 Mitchell Semillon from Clare Valley and Mc Henry Hohnen 2011 Zinfandel from Margaret River by the glass.
The in-wall wine cellar at Tank also allows diner to order premium aged wines by the bottle including Penfolds Grange 2003 Shiraz from regional South Australia and Chateau Petrus 2002 Bordeaux from France.
Tank considers those new to wine with a helpful guide on the back of the menu, listing the most common selections and their pairings.
The dining menu at Tank has undoubtedly been inspired by Executive Chef Tyrone Bramley’s own travels throughout South East Asia, North America and Europe.
Fused with modern Australian techniques, the Crispy Honey Garlic and Chilli Mooloolaba Prawns is one of the most superb dishes on the menu. Served with fried sesame tofu, this is a unique dish that boasts a strong Asian influence however is delivered as a sizeable starter.
The Market Fish is always fresh and well selected with the likes of Reef Cod. The side of mash is infused with lemongrass, bringing in a strong influence from South East Asia.
Other recommendations include the Spanner Crab Linguine for a main meal and the Hot Biotic, which is a natural tea that began as a house remedy for diners who felt under the weather and is now a well-liked health kick anytime of day.
Tucked away in a hip and trendy laneway, Tank brings unique and sophisticated dining as well as a well-appointed drinks list to the surrounding corporate offices.
Details: 32 Turbot Street, Brisbane QLD 4000 | 07 3003 1993 | firstname.lastname@example.org | Open Monday to Friday 11:00am to late and Saturday 4:00pm to late