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Customs House Restaurant

399 Queen Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
07-3365 8921
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Ranked #33 of 2,984 restaurants in Brisbane
Price range: $25 - $80
Cuisines: Australian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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
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English first
seattle
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48 reviews 48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

The ambiance was destroyed by a party of about 40 people, sauced, loud and crowded in to the main room of the restaurant. Staff was stressed out of their minds knowing their other patrons were not pleased. The food was decent but the meal was unpleasant in those surroundings.

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Brisbane, Australia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Good Food Month in Brisbane is still in full swing and today we visited Customs House as part of the "Let's do lunch" event. Customs House is one of Brisbane's heritage icons owned and operated by the University of Queensland, located on the river in the CBD. The restaurant is a spectacular venue with seating inside beautiful heritage surroundings or... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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87 reviews 87 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The waiters were very professional and the service prompt. The food nice and the wine good. The menu had two options for each of the three courses and they were placed alternatively in front of us. Enjoyed the evening.

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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I recently hosted a birthday lunch for 13 people at Customs House. Everything from the booking, food, service and setting was excellent. It was my 2nd visit and I would not hesitate to return and to highly recommend it to my friends and anyone contemplating dining by the river.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This restaurant is in a beautiful setting overlooking the storey bridge , when lit up at night is spectacular , the food is delicious the service was also excellent. I would definitely recommend this restaurant

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Whether with friends, family or just the two of us, this is our favourite place in Brisbane for great food, excellent wines and old-fashioned good and friendly service. The setting is a delight and the river views are a delight both at lunch time and at night. Not cheap, true - but great value for money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Food and service was very good. We had a table outside, with the weather perfect, lovely views of the river. We'll be back.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Eat here on a Friday night. Quite suprised to find the inside dining room empty (chose to eat inside as there was a noisy ish function outside on the terrace). Excellant meal and service friendly without being fussy. Yes its expensive but the generous servings made up for that. A nice change to leave a restaurant feeling well fed and... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Beautiful setting, great service, well priced wine list and fabulous food - what more could you ask for?

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Recently had a lovely lunch this month using the Lunch on Q special. Really good value and very enjoyable lunch sitting out by the river. Nicely presented and delicious food!

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