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cru bar & cellar

#153 of 2,889 Restaurants in Brisbane
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james street, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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The cru bar has been a favourite meeting place for some time now. They have a great selection of wines , many available by the glass. The atmosphere is great and the menu caters for that quick meet and greet where you just want to have a snack with your glass of wine or beer.WE ordered the crispy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
RickX01
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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117 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The cru bar has been a favourite meeting place for some time now. They have a great selection of wines , many available by the glass. The atmosphere is great and the menu caters for that quick meet and greet where you just want to have a snack with your glass of wine or beer.WE ordered the crispy pork belly... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This is one of our favourite casual lunch spots in Brisbane. The food is always great, the wine list plentiful and the smiling friendly staff are always on hand to please.

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Brisbane
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We love share plates so we opted for oysters with bloody mary. OMG, how juicy and delish they are. Next up was the grilled chorizo with scallops served with yummy bits and pieces. The local king prawns with chilli, red papaya is to die for. It has to be my favourite. Finish off with a nice cheese platter and the... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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95 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Great lunch with a very knowledgeable wine staff. We love this place. Nice selection of entrees and an incredible wine list by the glass and bottle

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Brisbane, Australia
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We have been to the Cru Bar many many times and it always consistently good. The wasabi oysters are excellent highly recommended. The chilli prawn linguine is my favorite. Large selection of wine or beer just great.

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Warwick, Australia
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This is the best restaurant experience I have had in over 12 months! We were with a large group (hens nite) of about 15 and we pre-ordered and pre-paid our meals. They were more than happy to accommodate any food requirements and the chef quickly and easily made delicious changes where necessary (This does not happen at many restaurants!) and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Nice vibe and menus /wine list to match. Pity the staff were not quite there! Remote and a bit too much removed to be considered top notch Suggest some serious staff training that gets them to above average status! OK but not brilliant

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australia
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68 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This is a great relaxed bar. The service is great and the atmosphere very good. There is a large selection of wines by the glass. There is a large selection of beers but I had never heard of them. I just wanted a nice cold normal Australian beer. Surely that can't be too much to ask?

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Adelaide, Australia
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I had a great lunch at Cru Bar over Easter.....service and food were first class, interesting and tasty menu.

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Brisbane, Australia
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

It's a bar so expect some noise. Service good and great for pre-dinner drinks. Wait staff were attentive and they had a good selection of beverages.

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Address: james street, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane

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  • Address: james street, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane

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