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Cha Cha Char

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Steakhouse, Australian
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Eagle Street | Shop 5, Plaza Level, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
+61 7 3211 9944
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12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Exceptional food, tasty sides, staff are wonderful. One of the best steak restaurants I have ever eaten at. You can really taste the quality. Really good wine list. Will go back again without hesitation

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Thank Deb F
Canberra, Australia
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great service from the moment we walked in. Impressive wine list and had a fantastic rib eye steak...

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Thank Rick l
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family dinner last Saturday. Good bottle of wine, good company but bad choices. I had the beef tartar as an entrée followed buy the duck. Two bad choices Tartar was faaaaar to spicy, heavy hand on Tabasco (I don't eat spicy at all) and the Duck for main was over cooked. I was too upset & disappointed to even talk... More 

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Thank Bolexa
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to this restaurant due to a work matter. I had a 3 course lunch and I was very impressed. It was very fresh and the taste was a delight. Would definitely recommend to try. If a little nervous on price.......you get what you pay...love it.

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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is one of a few 'fancy' places in a good location near the brisbane river in a precinct of bars and restaurants. The restaurants in this precinct are some of the highest class in brisbane. Cha Cha Char didnt disappoint and both my partner and I had a delicious meal. Both had steaks (it prides itself on high... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited during Exhibition week. The restaurant was busy and seriously understaffed. Our main arrived over 2 hours after we arrived in the restaurant and 40 minutes after they told us it was 10 minutes away. The steak was good, but one of the steaks was more gristle than steak. Poor performance.

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Thank Evelyn F
Brisbane, Australia
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295 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An institution in Brisbane if you want to have a steak lunch or dinner with some business thrown in . The steaks are great , and the wine list is impressive , but now there are so many fine steak dining places in Brisbane , that if it want to keep up it needs to be better.

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Thank RickX01
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my friends went on a raining day, the place was not crowded. It took them 45min to cook and serve the meal, I admit steaks take longer time to cook, but I mean, this is slow. We were not too bothered because the service was good in general and the waiter came and apologized for the long wait.... More 

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Thank Carrie C
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was slow, and we had to send our steak three times to be cooked the way we ordered. Nothing special or exciting except for the lamb brain entree which was a new taste to me and I liked it. I do not recommend having a stake here!

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Thank bsq019
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36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was good but super expensive. It had a great noisy atmosphere especially for a week night. Entrees varied from $20 to $30 Mains were $40 on average Steaks started at $30 but went way up in price to the $90 mark. $50 was probably average. Too expensive for me for a piece of meat, so I had duck... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$19 - $74
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Australian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eagle Street | Shop 5, Plaza Level, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3211 9944
Description
Cha Cha Char Wine Bar & Grill is a stylish, contemporary restaurant specialising in high quality, cooked-to-perfection steaks.On our menu you'll find plenty of information - the breed, paddock address, age (12 months to 30 months and older), size (200g to 600g), accompaniments and diet (grass fed/grain fed) as well as snapshots of rare, medium rare, medium and well done steaks to help diners with their preferences.It's harder than you think to get a great steak onto a plate - there are so many variables. Restaurateur John Kilroy is a nationally recognised beef judge and is constantly showcasing products to the hospitality industry where discussions range from the breed of cattle, feed type and age of the carcass. His wide recognition throughout the beef industry means that we receive first class products on a consistent basis, year round. John sources the beef direct from producers and suppliers and ages it for five weeks, giving diners a chance to taste different breeds, brands and regions. That's why it's Brisbane's signature steak restaurant!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?