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James Street Bistro Pty Ltd

French, Bistro
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39 James Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
(07) 3852 5155
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Yeah head along it is great

James Street quite frankly has a high standard in most of its eatery precinct so you are hardly ever disappointed the costs are a little more inflated but the quality is there... so if you are there stop in ... had a salad and coffee and was very nice and would return...

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 30, 2014
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Tipperary
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

James Street quite frankly has a high standard in most of its eatery precinct so you are hardly ever disappointed the costs are a little more inflated but the quality is there... so if you are there stop in ... had a salad and coffee and was very nice and would return...

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Perth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

I was back in town for business 18 months after my last visit, and dropped in again. The James Street Bistro continues to provide outstanding service and great food, in a relaxed atmosphere. Just delightful. I had brunch and coffee, and will be back when I am next in town!

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

the bistro has a great atmosphere and is in a fantastic location. the food is good, not amazing, and is a bit over priced. but still, great place to hang out and chill

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

We loved dining at James St Bistro. We found out about it from online reviews and were not disappointed at all. Excellent value for high standard and delicious food! Its our new favorite place for breakfast outside Sydney. Also, professional service. Highly recommend it!

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

This place is average at best, in the James street and valley area there are so many fantastic cafes so don't bother with this one. Its not bad but its competition are alot better.

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Brisbane, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

Moroccan salad - whilst tasty, it was light on chicken and the basics of a salad is if the greens are wilting DON'T put them on a plate!! Coffee was poor to say the least. Place wasn't busy yet it took ages to pay the bill.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

Four of us stopped here for a Sunday lunch and found the food to be excellent. The calamari was the best we have ever had and we order it often. We tried 4 different cakes and they were all very good albeit the size was a bit big and we couldn't finish our plates - a good complaint to have.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

Went here the other day for a late breakfast with a girlfriend and it was quite relaxing. Don't be in a rush because this place is for sitting the day away and watching the world go by. Food was nice and they had some beautiful gluten free bread to go with there poached eggs and grilled tomato. Prices are very... More 

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Parkes
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

Having eaten here a year previously with a tasty shared plate my wife and I returned after a movie to enjoy a light meal. The staff were pleasant and the service acceptable. Unfortunately the leek & mushroom risotto of which we both liked the description was inedible with mushroom pieces so tough one had to saw at them with the... More 

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Brisbane
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2012

Menu seemed a bit restricted - I had a platter with nice bread, dips out of a jar etc, roast peppers out a jar - nothing special $22. Got my friends order wrong - no apology. Certainly nothing to make me want to go back there. Nice location - but better food to be had elsewhere

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 39 James Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: (07) 3852 5155

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Bistro
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?