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#545 of 3,292 Restaurants in Brisbane
Certificate of Excellence
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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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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62 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
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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352 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
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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1,282 reviews
511 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3,843 helpful votes
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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125 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
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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81 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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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105 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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 

Thank NessJ
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016

Third time here. First two times great, .... this time was a Saturday night for my 30th anniversary, we also brought along another couple who were celebrating their 40th anniversary. Well, wheels really came off. Poor service, waited for drinks, no discussion regrading wine selection. Waitress could not remember which meal was for which person - quite embarressing. Meals would... More 

2 Thank Mark S
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7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit. We had been looking forward to trying this restaurant for quite some time and with 50% it was a great chance to go! Everything we had on the menu was absolutely divine, our personal favourites were both entrees (Pork belly and ocean trout). Having said this, the other meals were not below fine dining quality and... More 

Thank Maddie H

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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, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?