New 360 degree BNE restaurant

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Brisbane Airport has welcomed ‘Local’ to the Domestic Terminal, a brand-new 360-degree restaurant and bar, the largest to open in the Domestic Terminal at 425m2.

Drawing inspiration from the warm hospitality of a Queensland beer garden, ‘Local’ is a celebration of the state’s world-class local producers, distillers, and brewers, set amongst the timeless characteristics of a traditional Queensland home, with a majestic native fig tree as the centerpiece.

The menu will feature a delectable array of classic comfort eats, fresh seafood & salads, with all produce sourced from sustainable and ethically-minded suppliers. In addition, travellers will also have a selection of freshly made sandwiches & sweets to take on board.

BAC_LOCAL-27-300ppiBehind the bar, offerings include wine, craft beer and regional spirits with products from local heroes such as Green Beacon Brewing and Balter  

Martin Ryan, Executive General Manager of Commercial at Brisbane Airport said he was excited to be bringing travellers a fresh taste of Queensland before they depart on their journeys.

"We are dedicated to introducing quintessentially Queensland dining concepts to Brisbane Airport and are thrilled about the culinary offerings SSP is providing passengers at ‘Local’.

‘Local’, brings travellers the opportunity to enjoy a beautiful meal and refresh with a local beverage in a relaxed environment, whilst experiencing the warmth of Queensland hospitality right up until they board their plane.” Mr Ryan said.

BAC_LOCAL-24-300ppiOperated by SSP, a leading operator of food and beverage outlets in travel locations, ‘Local’ is the latest culinary experience to open in the Domestic Terminal as part of Brisbane Airport’s Southern Retail Upgrade project, which is delivering 10 new and refurbished food and beverage outlets as well as new amenities and gate lounge seating. Local can be found on the satellite at the Virgin Australia end of the terminal. 

Dominic Cain, General Manager - Australia & New Zealand at SSP, expressed his enthusiasm: “We are thrilled to introduce ‘Local’ to the Domestic Terminal of Brisbane Airport, bringing a taste of south-east Queensland’s incredible produce to one of the country’s busiest travel hubs.”

Cain said: “Our mission at ‘Local’ is to provide travellers and visitors a unique dining experience that highlights the best of local produce It represents an exciting opportunity to celebrate our region’s culinary heritage on a dynamic, international stage.”

The evolution of the Brisbane Domestic Terminal is part of Brisbane Airport's $5 billion Future BNE investment program of more than 150 projects that will transform and propel the airport into the future.BAC Phase Two - Markus Ravik - 039

‘Local’ joins newly opened MICA, McDonald’s, Soul Origin and Red Rooster at Brisbane Airport’s Domestic Terminal, with more new and exciting retail brands set to open in early 2024.

Marianne Reyes – Head Chef SSP – Brisbane Airport Corporation

Originally from the Philippines, Marianne's brings 15 years of 5-star hotel experience working with iconic establishments including The Ritz Carlton Dubai, Marriott Hotel Manila, and The Star Casino in Sydney to the thriving food scene at Brisbane Airport.

Moving from handling a single outlet to managing multi-sites with SSP Australia, Marianne is driving opportunities for continuous growth and innovation at Brisbane Airport.


SSP is a leading operator of food and beverage outlets in travel locations worldwide, operating sit-down and quick service restaurants, cafes, lounges and food-led convenience stores, principally in airports and train stations.BAC Phase Two - Markus Ravik - 010

SSP entered the Australian airport landscape in 2009 with its inaugural launch at Sydney International Airport before progressing into Brisbane and Hobart Airports.

SSP now operate more than 45 + venues across Australian airports and rail stations located in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Hobart, Darwin and Alice Springs.

SSP’s commitment to culinary excellence ensures a diverse selection of delicious food and beverages cater to the diverse tastes of travellers and craft bespoke dining concepts tailored to the unique ambience and preferences of each specific travel hub, ensuring exceptional dining experienced for every guest.

SSP currently operates more than 30 brands in Australian airports, including local favourites such as Cascade Bar, beloved high street food brands including Roll’d and Red Rooster, international superstars including Yo Sushi and bespoke brands, Two Johns Tap House Bar, Common Bar and Upper West Side Deli.

Images of Local can be downloaded here.


For more information, contact Brisbane Airport's 24/7 media hotline: 0466 322 485