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Il Centro Restaurant and Bar

Waterfront Place 1 Eagle St | Eagle Street Pier, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
+61 7 3221 6090
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab lasagne” (109 reviews)
“souffle” (9 reviews)
“carpaccio” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Waterfront Place 1 Eagle St | Eagle Street Pier, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is one of those restaurants that is riding on past successes, but is failing to deliver today. Its position gives it an advantage, alongside the river. However, the food was at best okay, and at worst, inedible. We dined with new work colleagues, and...More

Thank CKSage
Reviewed 1 week ago

we had dinner recently and ordered veal scaloppini and got veal schnitzel and it was very tough and the pasta with it did not make sense and had a a reheated mushroom sauce for $40 it is a complete failure , this restaurant is too...More

Thank leonkapa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hate being a debbie downer, however we had my dads 70th dinner here Saturday night. we ordered the meatballs as an entree and they came out fridge cold. then they decided to serve them again, which took another 30 minutes, then they were slightly...More

Thank Hannah B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have eaten at Il Centro previously and on this visit to Brisbane I had also walked past and noted how busy the restaurant had been. The restaurant shares Eagle Place at Waterside on the Brisbane River with a whole host of competitors. My visit...More

Thank SuzandGee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A quiet Sunday lunch with friends turned into a dining experience not to be forgotten. We had walked past this venue on numerous occasions and never gave it a second thought but are now anticipating a return sooner than later. The service and presentation was...More

Thank Beeroclock7
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

If you haven’t visited before the Crab Lasagne is their speciality. Great menu and wine list. Has a lovely view on the Brisbane River.

Thank Mkm82
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

Work lunch, fairly quiet. Classy restaurant; white table cloths, crisp cloth napkins etc...service friendly, professional and prompt. Food a tad expensive for what it is but is delicious. I had the black angus steak; yumo. My colleagues had the barra and advised me it was...More

Thank scorpiofi
Reviewed May 7, 2018

I have been to Il Centro on a number of occasions and have always left suitably impressed. The crab lasagne is amazing, the souffles are exquisite and the service is incredibly attentive.

Thank Mick2872
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

My friend took me to this place after work to celebrate Labour day long weekend, as there is no public holiday the second half year in QLD. We arrived a bit early around 630pm when the crowds of dinning hasn’t really started. By 730pm, tables...More

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed May 1, 2018

Wandering somewhat aimlessly around near Eagle Street Pier we came upon Il Centro and decided to try. Food was fantastic - really delicious, well presented. Staff were brilliant. Quite brightly lit which usually distracts from the ambiance but being able to see the chefs and...More

Thank Barbjc11
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Lyn A
June 15, 2017|
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Response from bmw330au | Reviewed this property |
No they dont . This is not Mcdonalds !!
Anna C
December 30, 2015|
Response from Marianna K |
Yes they do. But it's only one kind as their menu gives you more delightful options to choose from.
Mick A
July 11, 2015|
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Response from Robyn H | Reviewed this property |
I would definitely dress well, no sneakers, t-shirts, thongs etc. There was an american couple eating there on the night we went and they were in shorts and joggers, not cool. Lots of trendy bars nearby for a cheeky after... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$18 - $28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Scenic view, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterfront Place 1 Eagle St | Eagle Street Pier, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3221 6090
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Il Centro has long been regarded as one of Brisbane's best restaurants. Located in the heart of Brisbane's premier dining precinct, Eagle Street Pier, the multi-award-winning restaurant enjoys sweeping views of the Brisbane River and Story Bridge. Since 1992, we've provided guests with a fine balance of casual yet elegant al fresco and indoor dining with a modern Italian flavour. Our innovative menu and superb location have made us a popular rendezvous for Brisbane's business community, local residents and visitors alike. Regular guests and first time diners always feel welcome at Il Centro. Good old-fashioned hospitality has been a major ingredient for our continued success. Your hosts, owners Andy and Marcia Georges, together with restaurant manager, Zahir Meher- Homji and sommelier, Shawn Gomes, have a gift for making guests feel like old friends. And this is an attitude you'll find instilled in all our staff. Our innovative modern Italian menu has a distinctly Queensland spin - best illustrated by our signature dish, the legendary Sand Crab Lasagne. And our executive chef, Catherine Anders, uses only the freshest local produce (including Queensland's best seafood and prime cuts) to create a selection to tempt all tastes. If you're planning on joining us soon, why not stop off for a pre-dinner drink at Andy and Marcia's celebrated cocktail bar, Mr & Mrs G Riverbar. The welcoming bar is opposite the restaurant, overlooking the river. Il Centro in the ideal setting for private functions and special events. We have a number of set menus available to suit your occasion. If you have an enquiry please call us. We look forward to the pleasure of your company very soon.
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