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#574 of 3,354 Restaurants in Brisbane
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Australian, French
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Sofitel Brisbane Central | 249 Turbot Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
+61 7 3835 3535
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Gold Coast, Australia
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35 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was looking forward to finally getting to this restaurant as I had been wanting to go here for ages. My husband and I have stayed at the Sofitel numerous times but had always dined either in the Thyme restaurant or elsewhere. My son (14) and I arrived and I found navigating to the entrance of the restaurant was cumbersome.... More 

Thank jacquir99
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

After having our booking at Thyme2 disappear on us we dined at Prive249. A small and quiet fine dining restaurant. Food was great and food came out pretty quick. The 3 course meal deal was good value and servings of their wine were generous. My only gripe was the service. One of our party arrived a lot earlier and sat... More 

Thank Bevin W
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67 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

We have dined at the Sofitel's Thyme 2 restaurant many times often taking family and friends and have always had great food and service. As a wedding anniversary special dinner we decided to dine at Sofitel's premier restaurant, Prive 249. There have been many good reviews on various websites in the past and the online menu has looked very interesting,... More 

Thank Travelling_Family99
Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

Staying 3 nights in Brisbane at Hotel New Incholm, I had impressive Italian first night at Julius Pizzeria then stunning dinner second night at Thompson's Reserve at Hotel New Incholm (I can see why this is a one hat restaurant!) Being an Accor member I thought Id walk across the road tonight and dine at the Sofitel in Prive 249....... More 

Thank MelbourneCupGirl
Geneva, Switzerland
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365 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

Staying at the Sofitel I ate at the Privé249 twice - the first time a delicious rib eye steak, well prepared and tender, the second time fish. Both times I was not disappointed. The first evening I had oysters as a starter, they were good but not up to the standards I am used to in France, where they come... More 

Thank robert_bos53
Sydney, Australia
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1,301 reviews
524 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Prive249 has a lovely classy & intimate atmosphere which we appreciated. We were staying across the road at the New Inchcolm Hotel & decided to have dinner here as being Accor members. We found the food to be well presented & tasty although the portions were on the small size. The wagyu eye fillet was cooked to perfection & was... More 

1 Thank Ellemay
Perth Western Australia
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133 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

I stopped here for dinner on a recent business trip through Brisbane. The restaurant is the fine dining arm of the Sofitel Hotel in Brisbane. I chose the three course menu which is realistically good value at $88. Especially in an establishment of this calibre. Unfortunately there are a few issues with the restaurant. Whilst there is no doubt that... More 

Thank MrAustralasia
Brisbane, Australia
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82 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Came here with friends. 2 of us are having birthday celebration. Very small portion. The fish and beef is nicely done. A little too expensive. Service is not good.

Thank Anonymous31081980
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123 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

We ordered the 3-course meal with wine paring and loved everything about this place; the service, the atmosphere, the food and the wine. I believe they change the menu every month - so an even better reason to visit Prive 249 more often. They have an enclosed private dining which is very quiet and romantic. I am yet to try... More 

1 Thank Dee D
Gold Coast, Australia
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

On our visit to Brisbane's Sofitel we tried Prive 249 as it was a special occasion for us and we wanted a something special. The location of the restaurant is great, an intimate setting with a view. The food was good and typically French so don't expect big servings and the menu options are limited. The food itself was delicious... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $100
Australian, French
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Validated Parking
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Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sofitel Brisbane Central | 249 Turbot Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3835 3535
  • This restaurant is at Sofitel Brisbane Central
Executive Chef, Patrice Falantin showcases Sofitel's French heritage whist capturing Brisbane's unique flavour within a seasonal a la carte menu. Open for dinner daily and located within the elegant surrounds of Sofitel Brisbane Central, Privé249 offers a relaxed dining experience surrounded by contemporary decor and breathtaking views of Brisbane city. The restaurant delivers its modern cuisine matched with attentive service and an outstanding wine selection. Open for Dinner Daily from 6pm. ACCOR Plus member benefits available $20 for up to 4 hours (Guests will need to get their car park ticket validated by the Thyme2 manager at the time of selecting their bill and then pay their account at the pay station as normal)

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