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Bar Alto

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Lvl1/ 119 Lamington St, New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
(07) 3358 1063
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Accommodated when flat strap

Last minute booking before a comedy show, we arrive and it's flat out. We were seated and staff were immediately friendly. Took a while to take our order but that was understandable, food came out prompt and was fantastic. Wine choice was large and the view over the river to Hawthorne and Norman... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Brisbane QLD
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Brisbane QLD
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Last minute booking before a comedy show, we arrive and it's flat out. We were seated and staff were immediately friendly. Took a while to take our order but that was understandable, food came out prompt and was fantastic. Wine choice was large and the view over the river to Hawthorne and Norman Park is excellent. The look of the... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

A fine place to dine overlooking the river in the wonderful refurbished Powerhouse. While the menu hasn't changed much, the meals are always first rate and the service is attentive without being obtrusive.

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Brisbane, Australia
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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Tucked away in the historic Powehouse in New Farm park and with sweeping views of the river, this restaurant is consistently one of the best restaurants in Brisbane. My friend and I visited for lunch on a week day and chose the set lunch menu of 2 courses and a glass of wine for $37. The service was extraordinarily good... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We Googled 'mussels in Brisbane' and Bar Alto popped up and we were not disappointed - it was exactly what we were looking for. For entree the half bucket of tomato & chilli mussels to share, with extra bread - because you definitely need that to mop of the delicious broth. Our mains - the clam linguine special each, had... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Our family of 2 adults and 2 children 18 years and 12 years were visiting Brisbane for the day and decided a walk along the new boardwalk through New Farm would be a nice thing to do. It was a nice change from the Coronation Drive and West End walks and showed another great perspective of Brisbane. We ended up... More 

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184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Great Sunday lunch with friends. It felt like they'd be caught out by the great weather as service was slow. Apart from that the meals were delicious. Wine list was good (we had the 2015 Pikes SSB which was a great match to the food & weather). Bar Alto is a consistent top performer in our books.

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Brisbane, Australia
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21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I regularly eat at Bar Alto and am never disappointed. The staff are wonderful and friendly and the food is always yummy, fresh and filling. And the chips... Oh the chips! The best in Brisbane!

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Brisbane Region, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I don't know how many people even know this fantastic place exists. For Visitors and locals alike it is an example of some of the best and most original Brisbane has to offer. Great location in the "Power House " Arts complex at NewFarm/ Teneriffe. Lovely just sitting outside on the river soaking up the atmosphere, that is very relaxing... More 

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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We visited as a family and sat on the deck overlooking the river. Bar Alto is set in the Power House, a recycled industrial building which has kept its character and is now used as an event venue. Bar Alto is the associated restaurant. We were there for morning tea and lunch and were served efficiently and pleasantly by their... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

There was a group of use and we enjoyed an outdoors lunch for the Bar Menu which was just right for the informal nature of our event. The wine list at Bar Alto is always great.

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Lvl1/ 119 Lamington St, New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: (07) 3358 1063
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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