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Cinema Cafe

158 Oxford Street | Bulimba, Brisbane, Queensland 4171, Australia
(07) 3899 2276
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Ranked #257 of 2,981 restaurants in Brisbane
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We go at least weekly and love the tapas and trio of oysters. Best tapas in Oxford St. Service is polite and welcoming. Friday night is Spanish guitarist night. Very good indeed. And it's BYO.

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Tenterfield, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The meals are good there and it is good to sit outside and watch the passing parade. But many of the deserts are made in house. have a small main and save space for deserts

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Brisbane
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We have been going to Cinema Cafe for years now and it never disappoints - the best restaurant on Oxford Street. You can always expect a good honest meal there - always full of flavour and fresh ingredients. The service is always spot on, attentive, quick and personable. Their soup of the day is always divine, changing frequently but always... More

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Brisbane
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

I have eaten at the Cinema Cafe quite a few times and the food is always good and the service friendly and efficient. I took my partner (fussy foodie) there and even he said it was the best Wagua burger he has had. I'm a vegetarian and there is always something yummy for me too choose from which is not... More

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Canberra, Australia
Top Contributor
122 reviews 122 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Although we had visited this cafe some time ago, enjoyed it and gave it a high rating, last Sunday morning was a disaster. It was busy but after waiting for over 45 minutes for our breakfast with no apology, and with our family and their two toddlers, we called it a day. When we asked if our meal would be... More

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Brisbane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

We LOVE this place!!! Their oyster trio is to die for, and all day breakfast comes in handy on Sunday afternoons. Breakfast lunch or dinner we have yet to be disappointed!

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Brisbane, Australia
Top Contributor
288 reviews 288 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
435 helpful votes 435 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Stopped in for dinner when neither of us could be bothered to cook. Both mains were excellent (as always) and dessert was fantastic! Service was good too tonight.

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Brisbane, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013 via mobile

Went there for a Sunday Lunch and were quickly shown to a booth which was nice. Quickly served with water and alcoholic drinks. Orders taken quickly, however the service of the entrees and mains was a tad slow seeing the place was less than half full. We had the turkish pide breads for an entree which were nice. My wife... More

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Brisbane
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24 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

We have been loyal customers of Cinema Cafe for many years and frequent this restaurant at least once a week. Over the years we have introduced many friends who have also become regulars and they have introduced to their friends who also have become locals. Staff are friendly and efficient. Excellent venue for birthday dinners/ celebrations as there is a... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Very disappointing visit to cinema cafe. Our waiter (who we were told is the manager) was rude and quite clearly acted as if she would have rather been somewhere else. It took 15 mins for someone to take our order at which point we were asked without a smile "do you know what you want?". Our meal then took over... More

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