How can something as simple as meat and veggies wrapped in dough be so delicious? Dumplings are a perfect, handheld treat that does double duty as a snack or meal. They're usually pretty cheap at the best of times but with a little local know-how, you can score yours even cheaper.
Harajuku Gyoza, arguably Brisbane's most well-known dumpling franchise, delivers delicious dumpling deals at all their locations throughout the week. Download and sign into their app to enjoy gyozas at $1 a piece on Mondays; stock up on 2 for 1 gyoza plates on Tuesdays; or hoover up some of Brisbane's cheapest chicken wings for 50c each on Wednesdays.
On Friday afternoons from 3pm, visitors to Kettle and Tin Bar and Eatery can enjoy pork and chive or vegetarian dumplings for $1 each with any drinks purchase. Kettle and Tin is a Paddington cafe and restaurant serving modern Australian cuisine that our reviewer describes as, 'legitimately delicious food in a classy yet casual setting'.
New Shanghai wishes its customers a happy birthday every year with free dumplings for its email subscribers. Sign up with your email address and date of birth to claim this offer. Birthday emails are sent on the first of the month so be sure to sign up at least a month before your birthday to ensure you get this deal.
And Fat Dumpling brings the deals throughout the week. On Monday and Tuesday, you can grab dumplings and a salad for $15, and on Wednesday and Thursday, dumplings and a drink will set you back $13. These specials are available without a voucher or sign up.
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