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Customs House Restaurant

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399 Queen Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
61733658921
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10:30 am - 4:30 pm
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tue - Sat 3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Customs House has a licensed restaurant which provides inside dining in...
Customs House has a licensed restaurant which provides inside dining in heritage surroundings as well as outside dining overlooking the river and the Story Bridge. The relaxed dining ambience is popular with tourists, business clients and local customers. Guests can be assured of excellent food, fantastic river views and friendly professional service. The cuisine is modern Australian with an emphasis on fresh seasonal produce including seafood. The wine list has quality wines at competitive prices.Head Chef: Didier Pollaert Chef de Cusine: John OffenhauserLunch: Monday - Sunday 12 noon until 2.30pm Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday from 6.00pm Sunday Breakfast from 9am Cake and Coffee: Every day from 9am
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    Very good
  • 22
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  • 5
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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First time in this beautiful restaurant raccomanded by a friend of us. The service was just incredible. Very attentive and very knowledgeable. Thanks again to all staff to made our night truly wonderful

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 7, 2015
PeterGriffin79
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Brisbane, Australia
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

When I visited Customs House 18 months ago, the food was superb - great soufflé which I am passionate about. This time, the food was almost inedible. My fried crab was very SALTY, so was my Pork chop - SALTY with BRINE. I had to send it back to be replaced by Barramundi which I asked to be unsalted. That... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

First time in this beautiful restaurant raccomanded by a friend of us. The service was just incredible. Very attentive and very knowledgeable. Thanks again to all staff to made our night truly wonderful

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We dined here for our 25th wedding anniversary. The location is amazing but there were a few service issues. They forgot my entree, it just never came. When the mains were served my husbands steak came 5 minutes after the rest of the meals and as it was cold outside our meals became cold whilst waiting - his steak was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

I went to this place for dinner with my partner. Spectacular view of the brisbane river and the story bridge, can't get enough of it. The staff is very friendly and helpful. I enjoyed my food especially the dessert I ordered, custom house creme brulee. However my partner was not happy with his main which was the duck confit. It... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We chose the two course set lunch which was quite good and we were very happy with our choices. However we chose one of the sides which was described as roasted baby beets, caramelised onions, speck, walnut, baby rocket, vinegar - this turned out to be large cold beets cut into quarters which had not been roasted, a lump of... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The food was good overall and both my wife and I really enjoyed 2 of our 3 courses (though my wife's entre wasn't hot enough and my desert wasn't spot on). Nevertheless, good solid food with a nice wine list.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I have ordered the veal last two occasions, it was excellent Also the Valrhona Chocolate desert lived up to expectations Wait staff very friendly and food delivered quickly

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We chose Customs House for a special occasion lunch based on its location on the river. The staff greeted us and due to the cold weather offered us a choice of tables. They made us feel very welcome and the level of service remained at a high level throughout the lunch (Thank you Nick). We shared entrees (4 between 2... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

A lovely way to start a sunny Sunday morning. A delicious breakfast here and then a walk along the River. Going online to find a good place to eat breakfast in the CBD on a Sunday is disheartening as there are very few places listed as open. I ended up here as it was the only one I could book!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

My first visit to Customs House, located on the Brisbane River. A beautiful old building, well maintained and converted. We were at a Campbells wine dinner, excellent wines, food and great service. Nice friendly staff. Would love to come back and try the restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 399 Queen Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: 61733658921

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 18 - 57
  • Cuisine: Australian

Description

Customs House has a licensed restaurant which provides inside dining in heritage surroundings as well as outside dining overlooking the river and the Story Bridge. The relaxed dining ambience is popular with tourists, business clients and local customers. Guests can be assured of excellent food, fantastic river views and friendly professional service. The cuisine is modern Australian with an emphasis on fresh seasonal produce including seafood. The wine list has quality wines at competitive prices.Head Chef: Didier Pollaert Chef de Cusine: John OffenhauserLunch: Monday - Sunday 12 noon until 2.30pm Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday from 6.00pm Sunday Breakfast from 9am Cake and Coffee: Every day from 9am
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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