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Customs House Restaurant

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399 Queen St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tue - Sat 3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

On short notice, I took a colleague for lunch at Customs House. Quiet around lunch time when we were there but the service was excellent - attentive but not over bearing. The location is very good overlooking the river and Storey Bridge with the beautiful old Customs House as your back drop. The food was exceptional. Thorough recommend and I... More 

Thank Jono_Regan
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61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We loved the beauty of the old building perched on the beautiful Brisbane River. We chose to sit inside but there are tables outside on the lawn, as well. The menu should suit most people and the food was well prepared and very tasty. The service was really good. A really lovely experience for both food, service and the venue.

Thank travelbliss4
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I happened upon this Fine Estasblishment by Chance, whilst another of My Breaky venues stopped service for an hour :-b. It is a pay for what You get place But You 'get' way more :-)! From the Strenght of the Old World Architecture to the views from the Comanding Position highish on the Banks of the Brisbane River to the... More 

Thank Brian P
Brisbane, Australia
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a party of 2 and ordered the Flavours' Festival special main dish. Not too much, but tasty and cooked to perfection with an included glass of red wine. Stunning views and very attentive service make Customs House one of the best in town.

Thank Gustavo L
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On a fine day sitting on the terrace is a superb experience. Every thing about this location is first class the menu is excellent and the food quality plus the service is to be experienced. Added to the views, highly recommended.

Thank PerthBarneyBear
Greater London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

wWe had a great breakfast here on a sunny Sunday morning over looking the Brisbane river and Story Bridge. An excellent breakfast and a lovely waterside setting. The service was good too. What more could you want?

Thank MBCS2015
Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the french toast with caramelised banana and it was absolutely heavenly! Of course, the view of the river and Story Bridge is spectacular and the service couldn't be better. I was pleasantly surprised how reasonably priced the meals were. I'll be going back for sure!

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Thank Brian F
Boyne Island
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding food and service. Extensive wine list and absolutely delicious cocktails. Have never had anything better.

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Thank RMGBoyneIsland
Brisbane, Australia
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143 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a beautiful dinner here although we weren't celebrating any special occasion. The Story bridge looked elegant in the evening as we dined. Food was delicious - the duck, and the seafood risotto are recommended. Service was good and the staff are attentive and professional. Will be back again!

Thank blinkybillWhistler
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the history of this building. It is quite beautiful, old but well maintained. The restaurant is located downstairs on the river side. There is indoor and outdoor seating and you are given the choice. The views from every outdoor table are magnificent. Our waiter was very attentive, courteous, friendly and knowledgable. Delightful really. The food was superb !!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $57
European, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 399 Queen St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: 61733658921
Customs House has a licensed restaurant which provides inside dining in heritage surroundings as well as outside dining overlooking the river and the Story Bridge. The relaxed dining ambience is popular with tourists, business clients and local customers. Guests can be assured of excellent food, fantastic river views and friendly professional service. The cuisine is modern Australian with an emphasis on fresh seasonal produce including seafood. The wine list has quality wines at competitive prices.Head Chef: Didier Pollaert Chef de Cusine: John OffenhauserLunch: Monday - Sunday 12 noon until 2.30pm Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday from 6.00pm Sunday Breakfast from 9am Cake and Coffee: Every day from 9am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?