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“Horrible service!”
Review of The Shelter Bar

The Shelter Bar
Ranked #744 of 4,934 Restaurants in Brisbane
Cuisines: Pizza
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
Description: The Shelter Bar is unique in Brisbane! Yes it has great food, a vast selection of beverages ,a laid back atmosphere and terrific staff. It also has an historic story. Have a look around and realise those huge concrete pillars are holding up the Story Bridge! Wow.. Then your eye spots the rustic concrete walls at the back of the chill lounge or housing the gaming room and the toilets. During World War II ,the great General MacArthur directed the construction of 4 bombshelters under the bridge to protect the workers who were building ships for the war effort at Evans Deakin Shipyards which were down the road from the pub. If a siren sounded the workers were to take shelter in these bunkers. Thankfully they were never needed. One would assume the bridge would have been the target of a bombing raid and not the best place for a bombshelter but the shipbuilding was the priority. This is a good point opportunity to reflect on those who have gone before us. Enjoy your visit.!
Reviewed February 10, 2013

Worst service ever! Not only did we wait an hour and a half for our meal, they forgot us! A few tables around us that had been seated after us had eaten and left before we even got our meal. They used the excuse that we ordered ONE entree as to why we waited so long for the meal. Our waiter had a horrible attitude and insisted that we were wrong. Food really wasn't that great either especially waiting so long for it. We understood that it was fairly busy but every other table was served well and truely before us. VERY DISAPPOINTED AND WILL NEVER GO BACK AGAIN!

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Thank Kerrina H
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Reviewed January 14, 2013

food was delicious and service fautless, had my husbands 50th there and ordered various entrees and snack foods for our guests, they loved everything thank you

Thank celeste2363
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Reviewed November 30, 2012

Just do yourself a favor and find somewhere else to dine. Exceptionally poor service and average cuisine make this a miss.

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Thank Skibum1369
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Reviewed October 1, 2012

Great bar and so many different areas to eat. Had aranccini balls for start which were hot and delicious and then a great lamb and rosemary pie for lunch- Yum!!

Thank Leigh F
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Reviewed September 2, 2012

Had a Fathers Day lunch there...no booking, no trouble. Service was great - thanks Steve - meals were amazing and overall, a great experience. We live just around the corner and quite often go there for a few drinks after work. Each time, the service, food, drinks everything is wonderful. Thanks SBH.

Thank Michaelmo2012
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