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The Grove Establishment bar and restaurant

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Australian, Bar
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225 Waterworks Road, Ashgrove, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
33661670
Today
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Brisbane
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I visited The Grove for Sunday lunch recently and I had reviewed it first and saw it had a good reputation but unfortunately my experience was not good. It took an hour and half to bring out a pizza and the lighting was poor coupled with the prices I was disappointed.

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Thank LilanHarrington
Launceston, Australia
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

This is a busy little spot in Ashgrove Brisbane which serves sound food and drinks which is ideal for an economical meal with the family which would suit birthdays and special event days when you like to take children with you. The Owner/Manager is run off his feet to ensure that everything goes smoothly but it could do with an... More 

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Thank 505crowie
Melbourne, Australia
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75 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

We liked parking at the door. The food was good, but the service, whilst attentive, was a bit slow. I didn't like the tatty menus - time to replace them.

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Brisbane, Australia
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Had a bad experience before but decided to give them another chance wrong idea, we ordered entrees which were small and not very tasty and pizzas which came our cold. They offered to redo them and the second time they were hot however the pizzas themselves were strange and to be frank I didn't like them. The staff however were... More 

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Thank George H
Houston, Texas
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

The food is very average, yet you pay premium prices. Tried the ribs and the beef cheeks and there was nothing special about them. Ambiance is weird, the place is not exactly a pub, but not really a restaurant either. Place seems a bit run-down, and staff were slow. In my opinion is not worth it, you are better off... More 

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Thank Albany A
Brisbane
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

We dined at The Grove tonight with two friends. There was a nice selection of dishes on the menu, from mixed main courses, including salads, to a large selection of pizza. Our food was tasty and good quality. My salmon on mash with green beans was beautifully cooked and well presented. My husband loved his beef cheeks and the serving... More 

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Thank Sunbird07
Brisbane
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67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

This is a great choice for a casual night out. You can go for a Pub, cafe or restaurant atmosphere. The choice of atmosphere is what makes it work for most people. Good quick food that's not too expensive.

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Thank TrevorBNE
Perth, Australia
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174 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

We had two takeaway pizzas from Grove and were impressed with the special meal deal prices. I really liked the vegetarian pizza toppings and my husband enjoyed his meatlovers. Good bases and decent prices.

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Thank lifelovetravelfood
Brisbane, Australia
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181 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Even without a booking we were made to feel very welcome for our midweek lunch. Our waiter was the owner of the restaurant and really nothing was too much trouble for him. One of his first questions was are you needing us to serve you quickly or would you prefer a more leisurely pace. My steak (eye fillet) was delicious... More 

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Thank Janelle D
Cairns QLD
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Went to The Gove, a busy little restaurant. Bookings are essential. Very attentive staff. A rustic setting. A sound menu. Lovely steak. Meals were prompt. Wine was nice. Our company this evening picked the location as they had a very positive experience and wanted to share the experience. Parking around the corner as Waterworks road can be busy. Menu not... 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
$13 - $35
Cuisine
Australian, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 Waterworks Road, Ashgrove, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: 33661670

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