About

Multi Award-Winning Sophistication

Nestled away in the stunning surrounds of Treasury’s Heritage Hotel, the multi award-winning The Lab Restaurant and Bar offers a very contemporary sense of hospitality with a touch of timeless elegance.

Sous Chef Anita Green and her team of international chefs present a surprising modern-Australian menu, refreshed seasonally, featuring locally sourced produce and premium ingredients.

Watch the world go by from the beautiful bay windows over a leisurely breakfast; enjoy a pre-dinner drink with friends at the splendid mahogany saloon-style bar; indulge clients over a first-class business dinner or spoil your special someone with an evening to remember.

 

Breakfast - Available 7 days

Dinner - Available Friday, Saturday & Sunday only

High Tea - Available Saturday & Sunday (normal trading hours)

Click here for Public Holiday Trading Hours 

Location and opening/business hours

Location

130 William St
Brisbane QLD 4000

Hours

  • Breakfast
    Mon - Fri 6:30am - 10:30am
    Sat - Sun 7:00am - 11:00am
  • Dinner
    Open 7 days 6:00pm - 10:00pm
  • High Tea
    Sat - Sun 1:00pm - 3:00pm

MENU

LAB MENU

Menu

Breakfast

Lab Breakfast

Lab Breakfast

BREAKFAST

CONTINENTAL

Toasted Ham And Cheese Croissant 8
 
Danish Pastry 5

Plain Croissant 6

Cereal  5

Fruit Plate
Selection Of Seasonal QLD and Australian Fruits, Macadamia Crumb, Barambah Bush Honey Yoghurt  12

Bircher Muesli
House-Made Bircher Muesli, Dried Fruits, Pepita Seeds, Berries, Macadamia Crumb, Baramba Bush Honey Yoghurt 15
 

HOT

Hot Breakfast
Two Free Range Eggs (Any Style), Choice of Thick Cut or Streaky Bacon, Seasonal Mushrooms, Pork Sausage, Fresh Heirloom Tomato, Potato Rosti, Toasted Ciabatta 25
 
Vegetarian Breakfast
Two Free Range Eggs (Any Style), Seasonal Mushrooms, Spinach, Fresh Heirloom Tomato, Spinach, Potato Rosti, Cannellini Beans, Toasted Ciabatta 21
 
Eggs Benedict
Two Free Range Poached Eggs, Spinach, Hollandaise Sauce, Toasted Ciabatta
with Portobello Mushroom (v) 18
With Gypsy Ham 19
With Smoked Salmon 22
 
Three Egg Omelette (Free Range)
Choose Four Items: Asparagus, Salmon, Feta, Bacon, Red Onion, Spinach, Tomatoe, Capsicum, Cheddar 22
 

Congee

Rice Porridge, Smoked Fish, Pickled Radish, Pickled Ginger, Pickled Ginger, Pickled Chilli, Sesame Oil, Fried Shallots (gf) 16

 
Eggs Any Style
Two Free Range Eggs, Toasted Ciabatta (v)   12
 
Banana Hotcake
Banana Hotcake, Maple Syrup, Banana, Whipped Maple Butter (v) 18
 
Baked Free Range Duck Egg
Tomato, Cannellini Beans, Spinach, Goat's Cheese, Toasted Pane Di Casa 17
Haloumi, Avocado Cream, Choice of Thick Cut or Streaky Bacon, Toasted Ciabatta 19
 

SIDES

Egg, Toast, Turkish Bread, Hollandaise Sauce 4 Ea
Spinach, Cannellini Beans 5 Ea
Thick Cut Bacon, Gypsy Ham, Pork Sausage, Duck Egg, Seasonal Mushrooms, Chorizo, Streaky Bacon 6 Ea
Fresh Heirloom Tomato, Avocado Potato Rosti 7 Ea
Haloumi 9 Ea
 

 

Dinner

Lab Dinner

Lab Dinner

DINNER

SHARE

House Baked Bread

With Churned Butter (V) 10

House Baked Bread

With Churned Butter, Mt Zero Olives, Balsamic, Evoo (V) 15

Beetroot

With Forest Anise And Goats Cheese Mousse, Balsamic Caviar, Macadamia, Rocket Oil, Croutons 16

Antipasto

With Cured Meats, Cheddar, Cornichons, Mt Zero Olives, Rocket Salad, Turkish Bread 26

 

OYSTERS             

Natural (6) 28

Kilpatrick (6) 28

Nam Jim Dressing (6) 28

ENTRÉE

Wild Mushroom Risotto

With Forest Anise, Wattleseed, Walnuts, Chive Crème Fraiche (V) 19

Pumpkin Ravioli

With Fruit Spice, Spinach, Ricotta, Pinenuts, Honey And Sage Butter (V) 20

Seafood Soup 

With Bean Curd    25

Scallops

With Red Dulse, Pear, Lemon Myrtle Gremolata, Rain Forest Lime 24

Twice Cooked Pork Belly

With Fennel, Apple, Wild Rosella 25

Prawns Tempura

With Galangal And Thai Basil, Pickled Radish Salad, Green Chilli Emulsion 26

 

MAINS

Deep Fried Silken Tofu

With Mixed Vegetable And Mushroom Stir Fry (V) 34

Atlantic Salmon Espresso

With Asparagus, Potato Hay, Truffle Caviar, Avocado Cream 36

Bendele Organic Chicken Breast

With Mountain Pepper And Lemon Aspen Spiced Pumpkin, Baby Vegetables, Jus Gras 37

Mandagery Creek Venison

With Wattleseed, Artichoke, Beetroot, Riberry Jus 41

Bendele Organic Duck Breast

With Tarragon And Goats Cheese Farro, Pancetta, Pomegranate Molasses 42

Great Southern Lamb Rack

With Smoked Parsnip, Baby Carrot, Radish, Parmesan And Pistachio Shard, Quandong Jus 43

Scallops and Prawns

With Xo Sauce, Asparagus, Snow Peas, Exotic Mushrooms 43

Thousand Guineas Beef Short Rib

With Pepper Berry Rub, Mushroom, Eschalot, Native Fruit Balsamic Jus 46

 

 

 

GRILL

200gm Diamantina Eye Fillet, Northern Qld 46

300gm Thousand Guineas Beef Striploin, Southern QLD/NSW 52

300gm Rangers Valley Rib Fillet, Northern Tablelands NSW 55

 

Served With Fennel Rémoulade, Grilled Lemon And Your Choice Of Sauce - Mushroom, Pepper, Jus, Béarnaise             

FOR TWO

650gm Grainge Chateaubriand, South Western Nsw 120

850gm Grainge Rib Eye Fillet, Darling Downs, Qld 120

 

Served With Fennel Rémoulade, Grilled Lemon, Green Vegetables, House Salad, And Your Choice Of Sauce - Mushroom, Pepper, Jus, Béarnaise

LIVE SEAFOOD

Mud Crab

Singapore Chilli Sauce  MP

Lobster

Shallot, Chinese Wine Sauce  MP

Coral Trout

Ginger Soya Sauce  MP

 

Subject To Availability. Please Check With Your Waiter.

SIDES

House Salad (V) 10

Green Vegetables, Garlic Butter (V) 10

Fennel Rémoulade (V) 10

Potato Mash (V) 10

Sweet Potato Fries, Sweet Chilli Aioli (V) 10

Thick Cut Fries, Aioli (V) 10

Steamed Rice (V) 10

Broccolini, Almonds (V) 10

Combination Seafood Fried Rice 15

Asian Greens, Oyster Sauce 15  

Green Bean Shrimp Sambal (V) 15

Dessert and Cheese

(V) – VEGETARIAN, (LG) – LOW GLUTEN  

DESSERT

Lavender And Blueberry Cheesecake

With Yuzu,  Popping Candy, Lemon Myrtle Ice Cream 16

Feuilletine Praline Tart

With Whipped Raspberry Ganache, Pomegranate Pearls, Papaya, Lemongrass 16

Cherry Three Ways

With Reduction, Mousse, Petit Four,  Chocolate Marquise 16

Strawberry Chiffon

With Streusel Crumbs, Meringue, Honey Yoghurt Sorbet 16

Chocolate Plate  

With Marquise, Praline Tart, Petit Four, Pomegranate Pearls, Yuzu, Lemon Myrtle Ice Cream 16

CHEESE

Tarwin Blue – Nsw
From the Gippsland Region This is A Beautifully Balanced Blue Cheese; Firm But Moist And Not Too Crumbly.  

Maffra Cheddar – Vic
Award Winner Of Australia’s Best Cheese (Two Years In A Row) Hand Crafted With Sweet And Rich Up Front Notes With Complex After Tones. The Texture Is Moist And Slightly Crumbly

Blackall Gold Washed Rind – Qld
Blackall Gold Has Been Developed To Be Uniquely Mild While Young; When Mature, Blackall Gold Will Present A Meaty Nose And Flavour That Will Delight And Surprise

Woombye Triple Cream Brie – Qld
The Delicate White Bloom On The Outside Hides A Deliciously Rich And Creamy Center. The Addition Of Extra Cream To The Already Rich Jersey Milk Creates An Exquisite Masterpiece That Has Become One Of Our Flagship Cheeses

Served With Seasonal Fruit, Lavosh, Crispbread
One Cheese 12
Two Cheeses 22
Three Cheeses 28

 

Degustation

Lab Degustation

Lab Degustation

Degustation Menu

Degustation is designed to delight the whole table

Five Course $120 | Wine Pairing Available*

Amuse Bouche

Scallops

With Red Dulse, Pear, Lemon Myrtle Gremolata, Rain Forest Lime

Wild Mushroom Risotto

With Forest Anise, Wattleseed, Walnuts, Chive Crème Fraiche

Twice Cooked Pork Belly

With Fennel, Apple, Wild Rosella

Palate Cleanser

Great Southern Lamb Rack

With Smoked Parsnip, Baby Carrot, Radish, Parmesan And Pistachio Shard, Quandong Jus

Lavender And Blueberry Cheesecake

With Yuzu, Popping Candy, Lemon Myrtle Ice Cream

V – Vegetarian, LG – Low Gluten  

*Addintional cost applies. Please see The Lab team for details.

Group

Lab Group Menu

Lab Group Menu

Group Choice Menu

Two Course $75 | Three Course $85

Entrée | Choice Of

Scallop

With Red Dulse, Pear, Lemon Myrtle Gremolata, Rain Forest Lime 

Twice Cooked Pork Belly

With Fennel, Apple, Wild Rosella

Wild Mushroom Risotto

With Forest Anise, Wattleseed, Walnuts, Chive Crème Fraiche (V)

Prawns

With Galangal And Thai Basil Tempura, Pickled Radish Salad, Green Chilli Emulsion 

Main | Choice Of

Atlantic Salmon Espresso

With Asparagus, Potato Hay, Truffle Caviar, Avocado Cream 

Bendele Organic Chicken Breast

With Mountain Pepper And Lemon Aspen Spiced Pumpkin, Baby Vegetables,  Jus Gras

Mandagery Creek Venison 

With Wattleseed, Artichoke, Beetroot, Riberry Jus

Pumpkin Ravioli

With Fruit Spice, Spinach, Ricotta, Pinenuts, Honey And Sage Butter (V)

Dessert | Choice Of

Lavender And Blueberry Cheesecake

With Yuzu, Popping Candy, Lemon Myrtle Ice Cream

Cherry Three Ways

With Reduction, Mousse, Petit Four, Chocolate Marquise

Strawberry Chiffon

With Streusel Crumbs, Meringue, Honey Yoghurt Sorbet

Cheese Board – Selection of Locally Sourced Cheese

With Lavosh, Crispbread, Native Fruits

(V) – Vegetarian, (LG) – Low Gluten

Banquet

Lab Asian Banquet

Lab Asian Banquet

ASIAN STYLE BANQUET

$120 per person
Minimum 6 guests

ENTRÉE

szechuan hot and sour seafood soup

SHARE

ocean trout fillets, ginger, shallot, chinese wine sauce, wok fried noodles

salt and pepper king prawns, asian salad, nuoc chum dressing

grain fed peppered beef eye fillet, green vegetables

pork belly, sweet chinese sauce, mixed vegetables

asian green vegetables, oyster sauce

green beans, sambal, shrimp

steamed rice

seafood combination fried rice

DESSERT

seasonal fruit plate

the above prices are per person and include gst
A 1% surcharge applies to all credit card transactions
(including where you select the 'credit' option when using a debit card)

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