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“Dinner guests” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Pony Dining

Pony Dining
Upper Level, Eagle Street Pier | 18/45 Eagle Street, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Ranked #446 of 2,980 Restaurants in Brisbane
Cuisines: Australian
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Brisbane
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Dinner guests”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Part of a large dinner party. Arrived early to meet at the bar.Bar is crowded and nowhere to sit. Drinks are expensive (Pinot noir + Peroni = $21). Eventually asked to move from bar because of crowding. Go to seating - long tables with long bench seats - bench seats have to be skooshed out to sit other guests.

Food is incredibly good. Wine is incredibly good. Service is incredibly good. Noise is loud and conversation is difficult.

Other seats away from noise appear calm and conversational. Staff are wonderfully attentive.Maybe a window seat is good, but our fun was with hosts and other guests, even though we had to shout through ambient noise.

Wouldn't go back on night out, unless night was for loud fun with many people... but maybe lunchtime is easy on ears and eyes ... with river views.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
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English first
Brisbane, Australia
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“Lovely views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Dined here with my husband, it was lovely, setting, views and service. There's an open kitchen and great exhaust range-hood, did not come out smelling of cooking or food! Tasty meal and good selection of wines. The steaks were tender and juicy.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Almost perfect !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013 via mobile

Great staff. Great ambiance. Great place and view. Had a wonderful time thank you guys keep up the good work!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Arrogant”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013 via mobile

The food was good! But fairly pricey but there would have been a better perceived value for money if the service was any good! Had to repeatedly flag staff down to get another drink! They were extremely arrogant felt like they were doing us a favour by serving us! I will never understand how some restaurants don't realize no matter how good the food is people will not return if the service isn't spot on

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Excellent Service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

Had dinner here in April 2013, with my clients and was pleasantly surprised.

Food came out beautifully presented and also tasted good. Waiters and Waitresses were attentive and prompt. I did find that the menu didn't have a lot of items on the menu to cater for intolerance to lactose. The tart for dessert was great - however it came in a slice and not a 'tart' which I was disappointed about. Recommend ordering the pork or the salmon.

Would go there again. The view of Storey Bridge and also the live spit roast in the restaurant is a big draw card to bring tourists.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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