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The Walnut Restaurant, Royal on the Park

Alice St (cnr Albert St), Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
(07) 3221 3411
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Ranked #20 of 3,176 Restaurants in Brisbane
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The Walnut Room in the Royal on the Park Hotel, Brisbane offers an outstanding dining experience. Full of old world charm, beautiful setting and one of the best meals I've had in a restaurant. They are very service oriented and treat you like royalty! Definitely a must do when in Brisbane! If you stay at the hotel and join their... More 

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Rudy C, Manager at The Walnut Restaurant, Royal on the Park, responded to this review

Dear Guest, IOur team at the Walnut Restaurant are always trying to improve and your kind words serve as an inspiration and motivation to be better. Our Executive Chef, Frederick Marechal, is launching his new menu in a couple of weeks. A nurturer and mentor, he encourages his team to experiment and use his knowledge and experience in Michelin-star restaurants... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I stayed at The Royal on the Park in October and dined here during my stay. I had been to this restaurant several months earlier, and was very impressed with the quality of the food. This latest dining experience was just as good. Outstanding service from the waiter, including some help with matching wines with our meals. Oysters for entrée... More 

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Rudy C, Manager at The Walnut Restaurant, Royal on the Park, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Our Executive Chef, Frederick Marechal, is delighted to have impressed your palate. Sourcing high quality produce in a price-sensitive market is not an easy skill to acquire, a testament to his two decades of culinary excellence in Michelin-star restaurants in France and Monaco. Frederick will be launching his new A la Carte menu later this month and a... More 

Sydney, Australia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

The decor is romantic with old world charm. The staff are world class for service. The buffet breakfast is one of the best in Australia. The food is fresh & delicious & beautifully presented. The deserts are lovely.

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Rudy C, Manager at The Walnut Restaurant, Royal on the Park, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It is very pleasing to know that our staff are delivering our Mission statement, "Where Service Comes First", to you, our valued guest. Our buffet breakfast has been extremely popular with families enjoying the school break (our young diners have mercilessly devoured our hot, fluffy pancakes every day with their favourite toppings ranging from traditional maple syrup to... More 

Sydney
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

A friend and I recently celebrated her birthday at The Walnut Restaurant. We travelled from Sydney to Brisbane for the weekend and I wanted a five star dining experience to celebrate her birthday. Reservations were made online in advance. The restaurant manager personally responded and confirmed my reservation. We enjoyed several hours of dining and had a six course vegetarian... More 

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Rudy C, Manager at The Walnut Restaurant, Royal on the Park, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for travelling all the way to join us at the Walnut Restaurant. It was certainly a pleasure to have helped celebrate your friend's birthday with Executive Chef, Frederick Marechal's Table d'Hote Degustation. Your glowing compliments do enhance his growing reputation as one of Brisbane's culinary wizards. We hope you will find more opportunities to head north... More 

Brisbane, Australia
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Food was very good service also excellent. lovely small restaurant with lovely sense of romance tables nicely separated for privacy Crepe Suzette really good. we used entertainment card for huge discount. Also ate breakfast here and it was excellent.

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Rudy C, Manager at The Walnut Restaurant, Royal on the Park, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are really happy that you enjoyed your recent stay at the Royal on the Park Hotel! Our Executive Chef, Frederick Marechal, is getting into the festive mood with his latest 2- and 3-course Christmas-themed Set Menu featuring Turkey Chestnut Roulade with roasted red delicious apple, garlic buttered green pea, sweet potato purée, port and cranberry jus. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

With all the polished wood and Axminster carpet it looks like a gentlemans club. We also had a voucher so I was expecting the usual bad service that comes with a freebie. Wrong and wrong. The service was five star impeccable, not only from the maitre de but every staff member that served us. We had the seafood tower which... More 

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Rudy C, Manager at The Walnut Restaurant, Royal on the Park, responded to this review

Dear Guest, How wonderful to know that we were able to create a special dining experience for you! We are so happy that you enjoyed our Royal Seafood Tower for two. Our brilliant Chefs are always glad to cater for any dietary requirements or special requests. Executive Chef Frederick Marechal is finalising his Summer Menu launching right after Christmas. Why... More 

Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We went to the Walnut Rest. to celebrate my Dad's 60th Birthday last night! We had an 8 course degustation meal which was to die for! Rudy Cheong the rest. mgr was great, he looked after us so well and treated us like royalty! It was like he was part of the family also. Josh the chef made us some... More 

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Rudy C, Manager at The Walnut Restaurant, Royal on the Park, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was such an honour for the Walnut Restaurant to be a part of your father's special day! Our Private Dining Room is perfect for intimate family gatherings and celebratory occasions. We have passed on your compliments to our award-winning Sous Chef Joshua Williams, who enjoyed creating your culinary degustation journey with his able lieutenant, Commis Chef Caleb... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This was our first time eating here, the service was good and approachable. Came here with my partner and a group of friends last Saturday, the highlight for us were the entrees. The mains were average, my meat was a bit dry but in the end I still ate it all - the salad that came with it was tasty.

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Rudy C, Manager at The Walnut Restaurant, Royal on the Park, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are glad you enjoyed our warm and friendly service on your recent visit to our Walnut Restaurant. Please accept our apologies for your main course being too dry - our Executive Chef, Frederick Marechal, takes great pride in his dishes and is disappointed your expectations were not met. We hope you will allow us to chance to... More 

Brisbane, Australia
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

If Brisbane residents think this is an eatery just for in-house Royal on the Park guests then they are missing out on one of their city's true culinary delights. My wife and I dine there regularly and are always impressed by both the quality and variety of the food, not to mention the excellent service. Also, for a 5+ star... More 

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Rudy C, Manager at The Walnut Restaurant, Royal on the Park, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Our team at the Walnut Restaurant are truly appreciative of your very kind words! To receive such an affirmation of their service spurs them on to greater heights. Frederick Marechal has been elevated to Executive Chef, whose technical excellence was tested to the limit, personally cooking for two world leaders at the just-concluded G20 Summit 2014. Having passed... More 

Sunnyvale, United States
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We stayed for three nights at the Royal on the Park. The first night we dined at the Walnut Restaurant. It was very good and the service was excellent. Both my wife and I had the lamb chop special, with a salad and cous cous. It had four full chops. It was very good, but it was served in a... More 

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Rudy C, Manager at The Walnut Restaurant, Royal on the Park, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with us on your recent stay at our Royal on the Park Hotel. We are glad you enjoyed our food and beverage offerings in the Walnut Restaurant and Lounge Bar. We hope to improve our food presentation with the purchase of new innovative crockery and really appreciate your... More 

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Additional Information about The Walnut Restaurant, Royal on the Park

Address: Alice St (cnr Albert St), Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
Phone Number: (07) 3221 3411
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm

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