44 Ipswich City Mall‚ Ipswich

When the working day is done and the afternoon’s long shadows stretch across the heritage city, it’s the perfect time to head to The Rusty Nail. This welcoming nook in the Nicholas St Precinct was designed by owners Emma and John to provide excellent modern cuisine and interesting sips in a relaxing, contemporary space. You can even book a spot in one of their wine tasting events.

The menu sheds light on local produce featuring lively and original dishes with influences from around the globe.

Regular live music and a cracking ever-changing cocktail list complete the deal.