Moda Tapas Brasa Bar

Petrie Terrace

Moda Tapas Brasa Bar in Petrie Terrace is Brisbane’s best tapas bar and eatery, occupying the stunning heritage-listed police stables at The Barracks.

The new casual incarnation of Moda, one of Brisbane’s best loved fine dining institutions in the Brisbane CBD, Moda Tapas Brasa Bar is the go-to for first-class Spanish-inspired tapas and mouth-watering brasa (cooked in a Spanish charcoal oven).

Moda Tapas Brase Bar Petrie Terrace

Located in the century old police horse stables and one-time Underground nightclub, Moda is a gorgeous vision of rustic industrial chic, featuring exposed original beams and original handmade bricks.

Moda Tapas Brase Bar Petrie Terrace

Take a seat at the bar for a drink and quick bite or at one of the chic leather banquettes and indulge in some of the best food in Brisbane prepared by renowned chef Javier Codina.

Moda Tapas Brase Bar Petrie Terrace

On the tapas menu are creative morsels such as wild rabbit pie in red wine sauce, chicken croquettes in Romesco sauce, reef fish ceviche with orange blossom and piquillo peppers with tuna salad and Persian feta salsa.

Moda Tapas Brase Bar Petrie Terrace

Entremeses (appetisers) include black pudding with roasted pears, heavenly duck parfait with PX jelly, must-try zucchini flowers, salmon mousse and crayfish vinaigrette and Paellita by Javier (with Queensland seafood).

Moda Tapas Brase Bar Petrie Terrace

Delectable Brasa, unique to Brisbane, are cooked over live coals inside the imported Spanish charcoal oven (Mibrasa) and include pork ribs with celery remoulade and apple chutney, veal fiorentina for 2, roasted spatchcock with sweet corn, bravas potatoes and heirloom cauliflower with truffle pecorino. All Brasa steaks are served with Mediterranean vegetables and Rioja sauce.

Moda Tapas Brase Bar Petrie Terrace

Can’t decide? Then try Moda’s Tapas and Entremeses Banquet (chef’s selection of 6 tapas and entremseses to share ) or go for the full Javier’s Table Experience (3 courses - including 5 tapas and entremeses, 3 Brasa and 3 desserts).

Moda Tapas Brase Bar Petrie Terrace

As well as a top place to dine, Moda Tapas Brasa Bar makes a great place for a drink and quick bite to eat before or after a movie at The Palace Barracks.

Moda Tapas Brase Bar Petrie Terrace

Drinks include a selection of Spanish boutique beers including Moda Cervesa lager on tap, a superb range of Spanish, French and Australian wines, medium or dry sherry, and cocktails including Moda Sangria and The Catalan (white rum, Drambuie, cinnamon and bitters) as well as premium spirits and liqueurs.

Moda Tapas Brase Bar Petrie Terrace

Like what you've had to drink? Then take it home with you from the mini bottle shop at the entrance.

Moda Tapas Brase Bar Petrie Terrace

Nice to know – There is 2-hour free secure parking onsite at The Barracks. Moda has a stunning private dining room available for large group dining and functions.

The menu may have changed since our visit.

More of Brisbane's Spanish restaurants, bars and eateries HERE

Moda Tapas Brasa Bar

The Barracks

61 Petrie Tce

Petrie Terrace

Opening hours

3221 7655


61 Petrie Tce Petrie Terrace

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