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Urbane Restaurant

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European, Australian
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181 Mary Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
+61 7 3229 2271
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6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Wed - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 106
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
mmmmm.....smoky

We were a bit surprised to get a table at short notice on a Thursday night, but the place was only half full. Maybe people stay home to eat in the middle of a Brisbane cold snap. Anyway we were pleased to be there. It's a nice room, chairs are comfortable, tables are decent size and well spaced... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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178 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 351 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

A very nice, quiet and understated restaurant area with a buzzy bar next door. Good martini beforehand was an excellent start. The staff were helpful, polite and worked with quiet efficiency. So, why the average rating? I'm afraid that the food just didn't really wow me. And I was expecting it to.

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Melbourne, Australia
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We were a bit surprised to get a table at short notice on a Thursday night, but the place was only half full. Maybe people stay home to eat in the middle of a Brisbane cold snap. Anyway we were pleased to be there. It's a nice room, chairs are comfortable, tables are decent size and well spaced. We went... More 

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Caloundra, Australia
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44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

A group of us had the five course Omnivore degustation menu with matching wines. Several interesting snacks served prior to the meal, the fried ducks tongue lacked a distinct flavour to work with but the mushroom consommé was very tasty. Of the mains the Mulloway was a real stand out, lovely piece of fish prepared well. The Suckling Pig with... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I can't speak highly enough of this place- enjoyed a lovely elderton wine dinner there and not only was the wine amazing (of course it was anything elderton is always amazing) but the food matched wonderfully. I am quite sure though that if I was to go back and order from the normal menu- I would still be blown away.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We attended a wine dinner last night and the restaurant was sensational. The staff were attentive and provided a very professional level of service. Every meal had something unique about the dish, but the pork belly was to die for. Everyone enjoyed the food and they were matched well with the wines on offer. Been before, will be back again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I was a guest at a small private function today. It occurred to me later that I left without thanking the Waiter. He was a complete professional and took great care of us. Please pass on our thanks. The food was also fantastic. I'll be back.

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Bargara, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We enjoy degustations and this was a great one. Three of us had the 8 course omnivore, and with the snacks (mushroom soup, artichoke canapé and smoked barramundi crisp) and the pre- dessert it was actually really 11 courses. All were superb, but the onion course, mulloway, and mandarin honeycomb dessert stood out for us. I also had the matched... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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125 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Ate there recently with some business colleagues and found the place to be nice and welcoming. We had a set menu and whilst i was not a fan of the chicken liver pate, my colleauge loved it. He also said the smoked barramundi was tasty and waswell balanced by the fennel and horseradish cremem fraiche. I had the Wagyu sirloin... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

A great choice in Brisbane's Central Business District. We took over the restaurant to entertain 40 customers. The food and ambiance was sophisticated while the earnest customer service kept everyone at ease and having a good time. The smoked barramundi starter was a particular highlight.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

A stylish modern restaurant. Degustation mode is grazing and your tastebuds are taken on a journey through various flavours. 5 course omni Degustation was enough for us ... once you include the four surprise tastings and bread.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 181 Mary Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3229 2271

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 79 - 104
  • Cuisine: European, Australian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?