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The Grove Establishment bar and restaurant

225 Waterworks Road, Ashgrove, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
33661670
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Ranked #584 of 2,998 Restaurants in Brisbane
Price range: $13 - $35
Cuisines: Australian
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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English first
Brisbane, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Very attentive staff & drinks were served very quickly. Our table has the ribs which were to die for, gnocchi & Asian salad and these too were excellent. Restaurant can get a little noisy & cool breeze if front door open, but heat strips kept us warm. Have been here several times and will continue to do so.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Popped in as a walk in diner on a busy Friday night. Nothing was too difficult for the front of house sfaff and they found a table after a short wait. The decor is funky and inspired by local architecture and building methods , importantly no annoying TV screens that wreck good conversation. We started with cocktail aperitifs, which were... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We called at short notice on a Saturday nite and were told the only available table was on the rear deck outside the main dining area. Quite liked it out hear away from the noise of a packed restaurant. Service was prompt and attentive and the floor staff appeared to have a knowledge of all menu items. The menu was... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

A must do restaurant/bar in Ashgrove that is trying hard to keep and please its clientel with an extensive menu and overall good value. Hard to go past the BBQ Ribs for a great meal. Can be a little noisy with a bar and pool table downstairs, so if you are after an intimate dinner for two, probably not the... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We have been coming here for years. Great food, great service, good value. But the real issue is cigarettes. No matter where you are, you will be affected by smoke. Even if you are having dinner upstairs, the smoke is noticeable. Downstairs is even worse. The DOSA has absolutely no affect. Unfortunately, despite numerous complaints, the owners refuse to acknowledge... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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84 reviews 84 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Family dinner at The Grove. Why did I say "surprisingly good"? Because one rarely expects this quality of cuisine at a suburban restaurant. The staff were friendly and very helpful. At no time did we feel we were either being ignored or hurried given it was a Saturday evening. The quality of the food was excellent. The best on the... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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67 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

We've been coming here for a few years now and we always enjoy the food. Steak, ribs, pasta - all good. Great atmosphere and staff.

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12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Seemingly small shop front disguises spacious and groovy eatery. Nice food and great atmosphere makes for a pleasant experience.

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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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49 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

nice location....average quality bar. bit overpriced for the atmosphere. pool table and cocktail table which is cool.

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Brisbane
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111 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Just had a $15 lunch special and thought the chicken salad was excellent value. Lamb was lovely too but could have been a bit bigger but then the price of lamb..... Quiet at lunch time on Thursday so good time to go. well priced drinks menu, good selection of wine. Nice setting.

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