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Southbank Surf Club

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Bar, Seafood, Pub, Australian
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30AA Stanley Street Plaza, South Bank Parklands South Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
+61 7 3844 7301
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8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 24
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Ok but not great

The music is loud, the chairs are dirty and in my case drawn on, the service is ok and the meal was a very average pub meal I assume you'd go for the view but at night not much to see

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
Berna68
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Melbourne, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Visited the SOUTHBANK Surf Club for Sunday lunch, did not book just a walk in. Was seated promptly- no view due to canvas blinds being closed (it was a sensational Spring like day) and adjacent to the kitchen serving area. Not the ideal seating believe me. Drinks were reasonable for the location but the meal was very disappointing. As seafood... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The music is loud, the chairs are dirty and in my case drawn on, the service is ok and the meal was a very average pub meal I assume you'd go for the view but at night not much to see

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Brisbane, Queensland.
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104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We had breakfast at this little spot and really enjoyed sitting in the warm sun looking across the south bank beach towards the city. This is a good spot for breakfast, lunch or drinks. Nice bar with large range of beverages. Coffee was good. Smooth, creamy and well poured. Breakfast meals were huge. Great value for money. We could have... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Access with a wheelchair is less than perfect, but you can't have everything. I found the prices to be ridiculously high, considering. Service was great, but the sun can be very very hot depending on what time of day you are there and where you sit. All in all, if the prices were a little more reasonable, it would have... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Nice view over Southbank and the river so great location but maybe I just ordered the wrong thing??? I ordered prawns for lunch which were well and truly overcooked and floury (possibly even previous days reheated) and very small imported prawns, not even local banana prawns! Pretty much inedible. The Maitre D obviously saw my expression and asked……we told him... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Hi . I recently took a group of 12 friends to this Club for lunch and we had a great time. The food and drink was good quality and tasty. It is a little expensive here, but not unaffordable for the great position this restaurant has near the beach at Southbank Parklands. My fish and chips were very good and... More 

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Speers Point, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Dropped in here last weekend with friends whilst visiting South Bank! Pros: Great live music, good range of beers with an extensive wine list. Speedy bar service. Great view through the arbour and across to the city and seating was easy to find although the place was packed. Cons: Had to leave to head to dinner in the north of... More 

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Western Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Gotta be one of the best places to sit and have lunch! We had the most beautiful lunch with ice cold drinks over looking the river and stunning South Bank Lagoons - lovely friendly staff, clean, vibrant and fab atmosphere!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We had a light seafood lunch which was clearly fresh and it was well presented. The service was very good however the restaurant was not very busy at the time. Having said that my guess is based on what we observed you could expect an excellent level of service even when busy. This restaurant is definitely in the 'casual' category.

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Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Have written a review in detail, but funny can't find it on your sight. The manager was very rude and very unhelpful. Saturday 23rd at 12.30pm. But he did us all favor we went across the street and now have all our favourite restaurant. Thank you you horrible nasty man.

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Additional Information about Southbank Surf Club

Address: 30AA Stanley Street Plaza, South Bank Parklands South Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 3844 7301
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Greater Brisbane  >  Brisbane
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD $18
Cuisine: Bar, Seafood, Pub, Australian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 30AA Stanley Street Plaza, South Bank Parklands South Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Greater Brisbane  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3844 7301

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $18
  • Cuisine: Bar, Seafood, Pub, Australian
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 am

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