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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: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, 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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  • 65
    Very good
  • 21
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  • 4
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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
Romantic Birthday Dinner

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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4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

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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Sydney, Australia
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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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Brisbane, Australia
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Had the set menu lunch for two. I really enjoyed the soft shell crab and the fried snapper was also very good. The vine that accompanied it, however, left something to be desired. Location,service and view can't be beaten.

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Brisbane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Had a lovely anniversary dinner. Great service, substantial, reasonably priced wine list and excellent food. Veal scaloppine was magnificent. Must have the crime brûlée or the soufflé

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Benowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Enjoyed a Saturday day lunch for seven. Very good service. An above average wine list which was reasonably priced. View to the Story Bridge sitting outside with overhead heaters ensuring it was not too cold.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Decent tea, decent sandwiches and lovely cakes. I am not a sophisticated man so you can imagine my disappointment when I asked for additional sandwiches and was denied.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Customs House is simply stunning. The staff are fantastic, the views of the Brisbane river and Story Bridge are spectacular, and the food is amazing. Seating is outside with large heaters provided to keep you toasty and warm. Wish I had room for dessert as they looked so yum, maybe next time!!

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Additional Information about Customs House Restaurant

Address: 399 Queen Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
Phone Number: 61733658921
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Greater Brisbane  >  Brisbane
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
Average Prices: USD 18 - 59
Cuisine: Australian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 18 - 59
  • 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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