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The Three Monkeys Coffee & Teahouse

$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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58 Mollison Street, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
+61 7 3844 6045
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
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70 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Seem to be taken here by family each time we are in Brisbane as it seems to be their favorite place to go to, fully understandable as the iced choc is fantastic and the food is very good, great atmosphere in a little cafe that has a lot going for it, the food looks and tastes great, Brisbane is lucky... More 

Thank oldmikeNewZealand
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We love this gorgeous teahouse, especially sitting outside in the garden, which can't be seen from the entrance. The counter is always full of an amazing array of yummy cakes, and the coffee is excellent. Everything comes in large portion sizes too! Perfect place for a coffee and cake before or after a night out.

Thank AlicefromBrisbane
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74 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been to this coffee house plenty of times. From the outside it is deceiving. Has a great outdoor area out the back. Staff are friendly and food is good. Great cakes very rich. Recommend this place if your catching up with friends for a coffee and a chat. They are now open for breakfast.

Thank John H
Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As everyone's comments, cakes are fantastic & coffee (cappuccino) was nice as well. From the entry, first we thought such a small cafe. Boy! Were we wrong, it continue to side and all the way through to back yard. Nice set up.

Thank uncleyo
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60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited with friends after the West End Markets. I love the ambience. It is a unique place with an eccletic decor. Inside is cosy, dimly lit with little places to sit. Keep walking through and there is a nice courtyard with some seating for larger groups. The coffee and various other drinks were great. The selection of cakes was... More 

Thank Tracy G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favourite cafes in Brisbane for many years. Never disappoints. Lots of yummy food choices & the coffee is excellent. It's a one of a kind place & easy to just sit back & relax with loved ones and/or friends. Don't miss it if you're in Brisbane anytime soon...

Thank Erica M
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

lovely place with dangerously delicious cakes! you'd better be hungry to fit some of them in ;) particularly appreciated the seating area at the back and overall special atmosphere.

Thank mentawaii
Brisbane, Australia
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't remember how long I've been going to Three Monkeys, probably nearly thirty years. Hidden away it is like the home of an eccentric relative, nothing about it is manufactured. Food has always been reliable as has the coffee.

Thank 255068MisterJonez
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

The Three Monkeys is a standout cafe where locals and visitors have many to choose from. Cafes come and go - some barely last 6 months - while others endure. The Three Monkeys is a West End institution that gets the important things right. The tea, coffee and range of cakes on offer are just what you would hope for.... More 

Thank David M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

We visited this because we liked the name. We had been to see The Monkees show at the concert hall the night before. We found a wonderful quirky little café that served a fabulous breakfast. For 11 dollars we got 2 eggs (poached perfectly) bread, spinach, plenty of bacon and tomatoes. And the orange juice was delicious. Find a seat,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Open Hours
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 Mollison Street, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3844 6045

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