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Brisbane Street Bistro

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Australian, European
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24 Brisbane St | Brisbane Street, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well...... Food is good.... but....service is slow. We waited nearly 3 hours for a degustation menu, which some may say is okay, but it was irregular to say the least. Could be better.

Thank Merlot E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is such boon for Launceston. I have dined there three times and every experience was as good as the last. The staff are very helpful and knowledgable, and will happily wine match to your meal. The oysters were fresh and fat, the French onion soup with goats cheese was surprisingly light so left plenty of room for my... More 

1 Thank Mae F
Elizabeth Town
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

We went to the BSB for my wifes's birthday, so we were hoping for something special. We did, 1 way that was positive and 1 that was not so. First the good. The food was really good. We thoroughly enjoyed everything that we ordered. Very quickly after ordering we had a lovely cauliflower soup amuse Bouche. Very nice. We then... More 

Thank dbfun48
Launceston, Australia
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66 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

We came here for a friends birthday, the first time I have been but my friends are seasoned campaigners and I can see why. The service was absolutely brilliant, the staff were knowledgable, prompt and helpful. We had one diner with us who is vegan and coeliac, and staff were happy to make both a entree and main meal to... More 

1 Thank Jess F
Launceston, Australia
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

I can't believe I haven't been to this restaurant before. The best food I have ever had in Tasmania. We took some Melbourne friends and they were blown away as we were. We had the 6 course degustation. Every course was perfectly presented and tasted exquisite. Congratulations on impeccable service, great ambience and incredible food.

Thank familyoftravellers7
Albion Park, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

A warm restaurant with major hints of the 80's . The menu is very traditional I think my son's partner had the best venison I have ever tried. The comfit of duck was also a great success. Excellent service, a competent wine list, all in all a lovely package that was well priced. My wife really enjoyed the desserts. Comfort... More 

Thank aussiemorro
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Franco-Australian fine cooking. Smallish servings perhaps but well cooked. The seafood chowder was not as creamy and artery clogging as its New England cousins, thankfully, but could have been more generous a serve. The Venison and the Confit of duck were well done and possibly the most tender venison I have ever eaten. Perhaps it had rested a little too... More 

Thank Tennyson B
TFidler, Owner at Brisbane Street Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. sorry you didn't think the soup was a large enough serve, but we try to balance our menu to give our guests the ability to have three courses and truly experience the true restaurant experience. as for the ice cream, i can assure you that we make all ice creams and sorbets served in... More 

Launceston, Australia
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

The food is very good: stylish, clever, imaginative (especially the various jus!) Service very good and nice ambience so it's a pity it's spoiled by using imported (frozen?) prawns, that they offer you water and then charge you for it (and what kind of a real French bistro doesn't offer you bread?) Small things but when you're this good, they're... More 

Thank David G
TFidler, Owner at Brisbane Street Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Im not sure what you mean by frozen imported prawns. there are no fresh prawns in tasmania. Yes our prawns are frozen when we get them but they are definitely not imported from overseas, unless you mean from Queensland. we use the finest quality Queensland black tiger prawn tails. Im sorry you misunderstood the water... More 

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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Simply the best meal Ive ever eaten in Tasmania. Lovely building and ambience, great service and superb food!

1 Thank Michael E
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

The ambience of the restaurant was amazing the service from the staff was fantastic the food was mouth watering we would definitely go back great to meet Terry you have a fabulous restaurant !!!!

1 Thank Mandy F

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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
Australian, European
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Brisbane St | Brisbane Street, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
  • Phone Number: 363330888
Phone No +61 (03) 6333 0888

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