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Urbane Restaurant

181 Mary St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
07 3229 2271
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Ranked #11 of 2,981 restaurants in Brisbane
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $103 - $127
Cuisines: Australian
Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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  • German first
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English first
Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

For your next culinary experience in fine dining, try the luxurious Urbane in Mary st, Brisbane CBD. Degustation menu only with a choice of 5 or 8 courses with matching wines. Top service and 5-star experience for the senses from start to finish. Fine dining such as this is all about quality, unique food and tastes, royal service, and all... More

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Tropical North Queensland
Top Contributor
136 reviews 136 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Virtually every dish we had here was exceptional. We opted for the 8 course omnivore but ended up having 15 amazing dishes when you add in the 6 (yes..SIX) different amuse bouches and the tea infusion to finish. Service was a delight with everyone obviously enjoying their work and knowledgeable about the food being served. Sweetbreads in a smoked eel... More

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Canberra, Australia
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256 reviews 256 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We ate at Euro, next door to Urbane which I believe is owned and run by the same people. We ordered an entree of duck pate which we shared and followed this with a steak each. The steaks were cooked to perfection and were accompanied by tasty mash. We ordered a side of salad which was fresh and worked well... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This was my first degustation experience and it was also the first for my partner. I had my first oyster. I ate my first octopus. I devoured my first medium rare lamb. We picked the 5-course degustation omnivore and herbivore menus, priced at AUD110.00 each sans wine pairing. I had the omnivore and of course my vego partner had the... More

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Brisbane
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65 reviews 65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We won a gift voucher for this restaurant and went for the 8-course omnivore degustation with matching wines. First impressions of the place were that it was austere. The waiters were often patronising (ie had I ever eaten sweetbreads before? Well, yes, actually and I've also prepared them myself!) and the sommelier gave the impression that she wasn't that experienced.... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Recently dined at Urbane in the city and had a wonderful night out. We had the degustation menu. The food was great and the waiters friendly and knowledgeable. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Mouth watering presentation, perfectly presented. Front of House is charming and superbly talented chefs make a meal at Urbane a sensory experience. I have dined at a number of fine dining establishments in Paris, the home of fine dining, and this restaurant rivals many of these establishments. Dour old Brisbane needs you, don't go away and we will return.

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Sydney, Australia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I came to this restaurant as a guest with the promise of an interesting degustation menu. This meal was a revelation and contained all the creativity and invention you would expect from this style of meal. We opted for matching wines which was a delight- an excellent range of wines including a v excellent armagnac and amontillado. The range of... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

We went for the 9 course tasting menu with paired wines. It was superb in every respect and the food was some of the best I have eaten in the world. The service was top quality. The only part that needed improvement was the wine pairing; whilst well done it was very expensive and the size of glass given was... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Each dish was exquisite, full of character with a little humour. This is my husbands favourite restaurant in Brisbane and has asked to go back for his birthday. Its a real treat.

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