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The Three Monkeys Coffee & Teahouse

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58 Mollison Street, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
+61738446045
Today
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Coffee & Tea, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Quirky

This is where to go if you want a "different experience" - but be prepared to wait a while for your coffee or meal to come if they are busy. As I say, its more about the experience. The cafe consists of several small dimly lit rooms with one large sun filled courtyard right at the back. They were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
MaggieB75
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Bribie Island, Australia
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Brisbane
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The secluded tables enables you to talk with friends and enjoy the atmosphere of this perfect Coffee Café. Food lovely and menu very varied. Definitely worth a visit or two...three...four...

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Elizabeth Town, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

My girlfriend and I visited here because she used to hang out here as a teenager - it's just gorgeous. Amazing cakes and beautiful intimate interior. I'd be here all the time if I lived in Brisbane!!!

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Bribie Island, Australia
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208 restaurant reviews
205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

This is where to go if you want a "different experience" - but be prepared to wait a while for your coffee or meal to come if they are busy. As I say, its more about the experience. The cafe consists of several small dimly lit rooms with one large sun filled courtyard right at the back. They were extremely... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Had a lovely mid-week afternoon tea at Three Monkeys. The Chai Tea served in quirky bowls is certainly worth leaving home for! The ambiance is delightful and the service very good. Will certainly be returning for a breakfast, lunch or dinner with another bowl of their delicious Chai Tea.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

I had high hopes for this establishment and soon after entering they were gone. There was a table of about 8 of us and we all ordered separately at the counter. I was first to order and hence my raisin toast came out first. After about 20-30min another girl at our table still hadn't received her raisin toast so we... More 

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Narbonne, France
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Don’t stop at the front door – turn to the left and keep on following the tables all the way out to the courtyard at the back. There’s a lot of space in here, all of it quirky, much of it intimate. Choose a spot that suits you – you’ll find one! Great place for a relaxed catch-up with friends.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Sadly we will be giving this place a wide birth in the future. The food left a lot to be desired. The nachos were ordinary at best. A chicken enchilada was ordered but there was no chicken to be found. I wont be back.

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Brisbane, Australia
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84 reviews 84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This place with all it's little nooks and crannies and old world atmosphere has been an institution and meeting place for many, many years. It has a lovely outside area in the back and while always busy, the service is always pleasant and good. Their coffees, teas and hot chocolates are good and the cakes are fresh and delicious.

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Brisbane
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122 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

This is a really interesting coffee house which I have visited several times over a few years. There is a great selection of cakes and the coffee is great. Today the service was unfriendly but that's life!

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Brisbane, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

They open until 11pm which is good as Brisbane has not many places open this late. The experience is not always nice as there are a mixture of different people.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 58 Mollison Street, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61738446045
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 11:00 pm

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