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CBD Cafe Bar

Gray St, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
(07) 3255 0822
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

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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Sydney, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Staying at the hotel and I get 50% discount on dinners and I am tired at the end of my working days so I don't like venturing far. The breakfasts were great. The dinners were okay. Salads need some freshening up. Meals a re cooked reasonably well but there is something missing. It may be the orange and green plates... More 

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Ballina, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Nothing amazing here - pretty much a pub style meal (Pizzas, wedges etc). The place was very busy when we arrived and we were told there was a 35-40 min wait for our meals straight up. We had to eat - so were happy to wait. Atmosphere is nothing amazing - just a long noisy room with a bar one... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

Last night's visit to CBD will be my last due to a combination of nonexistent service and very ordinary food. I was pretty uninspired by the menu so I chose the lamb shoulder accompanied by a Greek salad. My sister-in-law would also have chosen this dish but we were informed that there was only one left despite it being only... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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29 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We ordered from the room service menu and a delicious pizza was delivered quickly and easily to our room.

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Brisbane
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12 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

We had a pre-show dinner here as part of our "showstopper" accommodation package staying at Rydges. As our show started at 7.30pm we reserved a table for 5.30. It was not too crowded when we arrived and service was very good. My husband had Chicken tikka masala and I had Tempura flathead with chips. The servings were a good size... More 

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Laidley, Australia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

This is at the front of Rydges. Great spot, great atmosphere here for eating or just a drink. Morning coffee is worth it.

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35 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

We had drinks and snacks here before the concert at the Convention Centre next door. Pizzawas excellent. Salt and pepper squid was hot and tender but I think 'bought in' it had a very salty 'processed' coating. The portions were huge and the food was hot. Service was okay. We had breakfast there the following morning, which was a different... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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31 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

Great location if staying in Rydges at Southbank. Rib fillet cooked to perfection with very small potato bake stack and green salad. Little touch..oil/balsamic accompaniment in small bottle. Typical pub food but quick service from kitchen and bar/ wait staff.

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Townsville, Australia
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10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

If you wanna get your drinks fast, you better go to the counter and get it by yourself. This has got customers from the Rydges and outsides. So the bar can get crowded at times.

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Additional Information about CBD Cafe Bar

Address: Gray St, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
Phone Number: (07) 3255 0822
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane
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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