Frida Kahlo's Summer House

Frida Kahlo's Summer House


Posted 2022-03-21 by Kitty Goodallfollow

Nestled in the shadow of the Storey Bridge at Kangaroo Point you'll find Brisbane's most delicious Mexican cuisine. is just as colourful, spicy, and authentically Mexican as its namesake. It's perfect for a date, family event or group get together.

There's a great atmosphere to . You'll be welcomed by friendly and energetic staff who have a great enthusiasm for their work. The fully licensed restaurant features alfresco and indoor dining, surrounded by beautiful foliage, jolly lighting, and images Frida. It's a popular venue among locals. The welcoming atmosphere coupled with the mariachi music on the stereo makes every visit to feel like a party.

The menu is packed with mouth-watering authentic Mexican cuisine. There's a great range of beer, wine, soft drinks, and cocktails available from the bar. Some of the dishes come with an added element of entertainment too. The guacamole is made fresh at your table before your eyes. If you like a bit of sizzle, you'll enjoy watching the Queso Fundido, served cooking on a very hot plate.

The sharing menu is fantastic if you're after a lot of variety. Highlights are the Guacamole, the Mexican Street Corn, and the Mashed Potato Flautas. The main menu features some fantastically fresh flavour combinations, with delicious options for vegan, vegetarian, and coeliac diners alongside the omnivores. There are some familiar choices too if you're dining with someone who's wary of spices or new dishes.

If you love a Margarita, give the Frida's Margarita a try. It's a combination of patron, curacao, lime, agave, and prosecco. If you prefer something fresher, you may enjoy the Mojito Cubano with Bacardi, agave, lime, mint, and soda. There's even a Mock-jito for guests who want some non-alcoholic fun.

Who Was Frida Kahlo?

If you've never heard of her before, Frida was a Mexican artist. Her full name was Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón (born 1907, died 1954). She employed a surreal folk-art style or painting. Most of her work is very colourful, autobiographical, and meaningful. Frida was the first Mexican artist to have work purchased by the Louvre in Paris. She primarily painted self-portraits and portraits with messaging around gender, class, politics, race, identity, and colonialism. She also channelled a lot of her physical pain (due to a bus accident) into her work. In her personal life, she was well known for her lavish dinner parties and love of food, nature, and animals.

Like a Bargain?

At time of publication there's a Groupon offer available to try . You can snap up $100 of food and drink for only $59 (or pay $25 gets you $40 to spend, or $99 for $150 to spend) while the offer lasts. The menu does change from time to time, but at the time of writing, the following images cover what's on offer.

is open 7 days a week. Book online or give them a call on 0408 058 775.

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