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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 #23 of 3,120 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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Sydney
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

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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Brisbane, Australia
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 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 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
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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
20 helpful votes 20 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 

Boonah, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We have dined here a few times and it was always reliably good but it is now as good as any of the top restaurants that we usually choose to dine in when we visit Brisbane. The surroundings are very pleasant and quiet, almost old-worldly. The service is friendly and efficient but not obtrusive. The food was excellent. We each... More 

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

Dear Guest, It was both a pleasure and honour to welcome you back to the Royal on the Park Hotel! We are really glad that you enjoy our old world charm with a hint of European luxury. Boasting great views of the City Botanic Gardens, the Walnut Restaurant is nestled in a tranquil milieu right in the middle of Brisbane's... More 

Asia
Top Contributor
288 reviews 288 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
192 helpful votes 192 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I was looking around for a good restaurant open on a Monday and this popped up. It's an easy walk from the hotel near the Queen Street Mall where I was staying so this was an easy call. I ordered the sea food triple decker (name eludes me) but because I switched the fries for rice, it took a little... 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 your kind words! One of the few restaurants in Brisbane to open for dinner nightly from 6pm, our Royal Seafood Tower is an oft-requested extravaganza featuring both hot and cold selections. Normally meant for two persons, some voracious guests have tried to take on the 3-tiered challenge by themselves (only one has succeeded so far!).... More 

nambucca heads
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54 reviews 54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

When staying at the Royal on the Park, one of the joys of the stay was to eat in the Walnut Restaurant. While the staff at the Royal outdid themselves looking after us, our wonderful experience was continued when dining at the Walnut restaurant. Our dinner meal was memorable, the service fantastic and personal. We had the house specialty which... 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 is truly humbled by your generous comments. We are so happy to have been able to create a happy memory of your recent stay at the Royal on the Park Hotel. Our Spring Lamb Cutlets promotion has been so hugely popular that our Head Chef, Frederick Marechal, has extended it throughout the... 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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