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CBD Cafe Bar

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Gray St, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
(07) 3255 0822
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6:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 4
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good breakfast spot

Meet a group of friends for breakfast prior to a conference at the nearby Convention Center. Terrific hot beverages. Breakfast was pretty good and the service was great. Meals came out very quickly and efficiently. Our large group was able to all eat at the same time which was not possible in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
Jane C
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australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Meet a group of friends for breakfast prior to a conference at the nearby Convention Center. Terrific hot beverages. Breakfast was pretty good and the service was great. Meals came out very quickly and efficiently. Our large group was able to all eat at the same time which was not possible in some other restaurants that we tried.

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Thank Jane C
Brisbane, Australia
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136 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

were here for a quick meal before a show with friends Tables fairly small, not suitable for a "formal" dinner but OK for our purpose Somewhat on the pricey side but size of meals and quality were adequate Order and pay first, meals will be served

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Thank toowoomba4350
Bundaberg, Australia
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This café is a good place to go and sit down for a bite to eat. I found the staff to be friendly and the food to be enjoyable.

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Thank Tremby
Hampshire
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

The breakfast menu here is good and I was hopeful. However, the service was not great with spilt drinks and less than friendly staff. The actual food was fine but definitely not worth the higher price tag.

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Thank Daniel S
Yeppoon, Australia
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210 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

pleasant cafe and bar on the edge of SouthBank, located in the rydges building. Suitable for a drink or snack. Not a venue for a full dinner with small tables.

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Thank Henwood1
Brisbane, Australia
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Had dinner here before attending a show at QPAC. Table are tiny - had to move the cutlery/salt and paper stand before we could fit plates on for 4 people. Drinks got placed on the floor etc. Food was nice enough - more suitable for an afterwork drink and nibbles than a meal etc. Had to order food etc at... More 

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Thank critique17
Brisbane, Australia
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

My first visit was a disappointing one but I'm sure it wouldn't always be like this. My beef burger was really nice - well presented and tasty. Too bad it was sitting on the service bench for about 10 minutes and because we were time-poor I had to scoff it almost whole. The place wasn't very busy either.. Our meals... More 

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Thank Joannedrea
Queensland, Australia
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106 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

overpriced and poorly present. spaghetti and the lamb are tasteless and the proportion is so small and present like pub food and fast food. the service is just ok. the cheese cake is good but sorry we won't be back again. there are some other better place for food an drink close by.

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Thank kyielee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

we were staying in the hotel and ate here on a few occasions, the kids were made to feel welcome and the setting was relaxing in a somewhat busy street. food was served quickly and was tasty.

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Thank Supermum31
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

Last night my partner, family and I ate here. We found it overpriced for what looked like pub food...the cheese on the nachos and pizza had no flavour, the chicken ceaser salad was poor and the chicken burger wasnt much bigger than a cheese burger at McDonalds. Wait staff were friendly enough but wouldn't eat here again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Gray St, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: (07) 3255 0822
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 11:30 pm

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