Rise and shine – indulge in sky-high breakfast delights at Nineteen at The Star
When it comes to morning and you’re deciding where to break your fast, it can be easy to go for the familiar, comfortable favourite – the cafe around the corner that you go to on autopilot that has a menu you can recite off by heart. It can be worthwhile, however, to get out of your comfort zone. Go for something a little bit different – a little bit fancier, if we may be so bold – and you can indulge in a truly mind-blowing breakfast experience. More specifically we’re talking about the luxe morning spreads at Nineteen at The Star, the jaw-dropping eatery perched on Level 19 of The Darling.
Recently awarded the title of the Gold Coast’s ‘Best Breakfast Restaurant’ of 2021, there’s certainly nothing average about Nineteen’s breakfast offering. From elevated favourites to inventive Southern delights, there’s something for pretty much every taste on the morning menu. The selection has been crafted by executive chef Uday Huja and features a mix of healthy options alongside decadent bites – think fruit-filled smoothie bowls to the very special Grandma’s Breakfast Bread Pudding with egg cream, bacon and cheddar cheese. There are two ways to breakfast at Nineteen – head in from Tuesday to Friday to enjoy a slightly reduced menu paired with fresh juice options and champagne by the glass, or book a spot from Saturday to Monday (hellooo, ultimate way to start the week) and indulge in the whole shebang.
When the weekend rolls around, things kick up a notch. We highly recommend starting with a breakfast cocktail – choices include mimosas, bellinis, bloody Marys or Marias teamed with your choice of Belvedere Vodka, Herradura Plata Tequila or Casamigos Mezcal, and breakfast margaritas. Once you’ve determined the bevvy to accompany your bites, turn your attention to the breakfast selection – and you’ll likely need a while to decide. The drool-inducing options include a ratatouille tart with provencal vegetables, goats cheese and a poached six-minute egg (the perfect amount of minutes, apparently), a wagyu scotch fillet served with fried eggs, roasted tomato and gentleman’s relish, and an assortment of Southern-style sides like biscuits, brown-sugar pepper bacon, or sage and maple country sausage.
This article was created in partnership with our friends at The Star.
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