Torba Restaurant & Lounge
Restaurants - South Brisbane, QLD
Torba Restaurant & Lounge serves an diverse mix of great Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Moldavian, Polish, Russian, Hungarian, Georgian and Mediterranean cuisines.
Torba Restaurant & Lounge is a new concept in authentic Eastern European and European dining located in the very heart of Brisbane's Dining arena - Little Stanley Street, Southbank.
Torba Restaurant & Lounge has it all: delicious food, scrumptious cocktails and amazing live jazz, pop and lounge music.
We serve an eclectic mix of classic Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Moldavian, Polish, Russian, Hungarian, Georgian and Mediterranean cuisines.
Our sophisticated menu features traditional Eastern European and modern European dishes and our signature recipes such as Hungarian Beef Goulash, Blini with red caviar, Russian Dumplings " Pelmeni" and mouth-watering desserts like Sour Cherry Walnut Strudel.
Torba Restaurant & Lounge also spoils its patrons with a selection of Eastern European wines, exquisite European Flaring cocktails and a variety of Russian Vodkas and intriguing Vodka based cocktails, such as Kalinka and Balalaika – all created using an innovative and fresh blend of ingredients!
Torba Restaurant & Lounge is a brain-child of Anastasiya Sukhinina, a professional pop/jazz singer from Ukraine. Since settling in Brisbane Anastasiya had vision to open an elegant place with a character, that will showcase the best of the Eastern European rich and diverse culture and will give Brisbane residents a chance to experience an exquisite and sophisticated charm of Eastern European traditions along with their delicious food!
Torba derives its name from the word 'Hand Bag", which sounds the same in many Eastern European languages, such as Ukrainian, Russian, Bulgarian, Polish and Slovenian and easy to pronounce in English.
Torba Restaurant & Lounge exudes class, elegance and a whimsical baroque charm, a reflection of where its inspiration was derived from - early 19th century Eastern European Renaissance. The colours of the Torba Restaurant & Lounge brand are purple and gold, with purple representing royalty, spiritual fulfilment and gold standing for prosperity, wisdom and luxury.
Opulently designed and hued in warm, rich colours, Torba's interior features copper wallpaper, ornate gold mirrors, crystal chandeliers, exquisite bar and glamorous velvet sofas, where guests can sit back and enjoy delicious food and whimsical cocktails!