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“Xmas in July? Bah humbug!” 3 of 5 stars
Review of The Brasserie on the River

The Brasserie on the River
Cnr Edward & Margaret Streets, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
(07) 3221 1999
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Ranked #709 of 3,101 Restaurants in Brisbane
Cuisines: Australian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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“Xmas in July? Bah humbug!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012 via mobile

We attended for what was supposed to be Xmas in July. It was the saddest/ most soulless Xmas imaginable. A few glitter trees on top of a tasteless and uninspired buffet- that's it. Not even a token bonbon on our table. Dreadful! Boring old salads/ dry flavorless roasts and the usual predictable desserts. The website promised much more and we were very disappointed. Stamford brasserie is dull in appearance/ the chairs are soiled the whole place (including staff) tired and uninspiring. One bill per table in spite of a fixed price per head?! And the never ending saga of what parking is and isn't included. Stamford plaza is not what it used to be- go elsewhere is my advice!

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Brisbane
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9 reviews 9 reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Amazing seafood buffet”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

Absolutely best quality seafood buffet in a gorgeous setting. The service is outstanding & we always feel welcome. The price may seem a bit much at first but it's definitely worth every cent for the weekend buffet. We have been back 4 times now (very unusual for us) and haven't had a bad experience yet. Be sure to save room for the dessert buffet - it's top quality & absolutely delicious. I would recommend to anyone, though it's maybe not the best restaurant for children.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Greater Manchester
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“Great Food and Location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

Next to the CityCat Ferry stop. Amazing choice for both breakfast and dinner and I did love their tea and the way they serve it.

Visited April 2012
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Brisbane, Australia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Fantastic view, fantastic food, fantastic location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

The food was amazing, The crepes are made to your liking and so many option for breakfast. Perfect to start the day.

Visited May 2012
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“Beautiful view quality food great service what more could you ask”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012 via mobile

The food may not have had the biggest range but what they served was of the best quality. We were there on a Friday night for the seafood buffet and thought it was well worth the money. The view was amazing if you sit outside. The service was execlent as well. I would say if you only had one night in Brisbane you wouldnt be disappointed if you spent it there.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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