Wandering Cooks

What they say

“It’s all about creating connections between artisan makers and ethical producers​, and providing a clubhouse for cultural events in an effort to transform the food landscape in Brisbane to one that nourishes ethical producers."

Signature Dishes

Bond St Eats salad bowls filled with a mixture of goods – some from Loop Growers; and The Cairo Eatery's Ta'ameya (Egyptian Falafel)

What we say

Is it a restaurant or a commercial kitchen for food start-ups​? A bar or an event space? A morning coffee stop or a community hub? Yes to all the above. The warehouse is a passion project of Angela Hirst, who started out with the idea of giving small, ethical food start-ups a leg-up. Today it’s bigger than that, although Hirst and team still host, mentor, and subsidize micro-food businesses who use their kitchens.

Choose dishes from one or all of the producers, and dine in the covered herb garden with a biodynamic wine or craft beer from the bar. As Hirst’s charter says, “One day, we will be both big and small at once – thousands of beautiful businesses transforming our food and drink culture together”.

What others say

“The unpredictable nature of Wandering Cooks is what makes it great. We know the bar is kick-arse and the kitchens will be pumping excellent plates for under $15, but what we don’t know is who will be running those kitchens each day.”



Ethical food incubator transforming Brisbane food culture


Angela Hirst, director


Breakfast, lunch & dinner, daily


Cnr Fish Lane & Cordelia Street, South Brisbane, QLD 4101



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