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Bar Alto

#121 of 2,919 Restaurants in Brisbane
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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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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 33
    Excellent
  • 29
    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
"Alto" is A+

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
JacquiR-K
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

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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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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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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Greater Brisbane, Australia
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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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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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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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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We enjoyed our pre-show meal & wine immensely. Friendly & professional staff - both Ben & Taylor served our table in a timely manner for the Mary Wilson (Former Supreme) show at the Powerhouse, Brisbane. Will certainly return.

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Brisbane, Australia
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15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

As a restaurant that is part of the Powerhouse, Bar Alto has a captive audience in a way but this has by no means made them take their patrons for granted. We went for dinner prior to a show and were very impressed. The service was excellent and the food was lovely. It was also very much value for money.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

For $60 a head I expect a pretty special meal and what we enjoyed was decent but left me "whelmed" to quote a '90s cult classic. The menu is well varied and the portions are fair. We enjoyed 2 Pork Chop Specials - which were delicious in a good pub meal kind of way; a Tassie lamb loin - small... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We booked a 6pm table and were seated immediately outside on the far right corner so even though the place was busy this felt like a romantic spot. The views over the river and into the park are lovely and the don't climb on the sculpture signs made us smile. The food was outstanding. We had the fried pigs ears... More 

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Additional Information about Bar Alto

Address: Lvl1/ 119 Lamington St, New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
Phone Number: (07) 3358 1063
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Greater Brisbane  >  Brisbane
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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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Lvl1/ 119 Lamington St, New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Greater Brisbane  >  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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?