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Review of Esquire

Esquire
Ranked #226 of 4,658 Restaurants in Brisbane
Cuisines: Australian
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed June 6, 2013

Best - fresh - very innovative food creations. So happy that we have such an amazing restaurant in Brisbane. Can't wait to go back.

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Reviewed May 31, 2013

... but I think we were lucky to experience Esquire in the best way. We attended a foodie event, with a fixed price per head of $150. We had the head chef (& owner?) and the sommelier talk about the dishes and every wine. We had pretty much the same menu as a standard night too. We had plenty of wait staff and our glasses were always kept topped up etc. So all in all, we had a great night!

BIGGEST PRO was the food, which is as it should be! We had the chance to taste some interesting products that we would might be hesitant to try (due to pricing, wanting to ensure we liked it etc), so a degustation is perfect for this situation. Some fabulous tastes, and some were winners, and some not so much (according to the different palates of course), but all were intriguing and special.

BIGGEST CON was the noise. I don't think we were an especially noisy bunch, and surely a normal night would be much the same? Perhaps it's the hard surfaces (i.e. polished concrete floor), and perhaps it's the fit-out and furbishment choices, but the hub-bub ensured my hard-of-hearing partner had a hard time hearing me and the wait staff as they asked questions etc. I haven't read any other reviews to see whether others had a similar problem, but thought it was worth noting if you have someone in your group who has slight hearing issues.

Would we be back? No, but probably because we feel we've seen them at their best. Would we recommend it? Yes, but only to a certain type of person, as it's not for everyone. Great to try, but it wouldn't become your regular go-to special place

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Reviewed May 21, 2013 via mobile

Went for a birthday dinner extremely empty restaurant so not much of a vibe but food was interesting and good value for a degustation and service was prompt but no personality. After experiencing it once not sure if I have reason to back

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Thank L0vest0Eat
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Reviewed May 15, 2013

The creativity of the food at Esquire is just brilliant! Highly recomment for anyone looking for a fun, exquisite dinner out. Such a shame the wine list lets it down- very limited, bog-standard range on offer which was dissapointing considering how good the food was. There is a BYO option for for $65 corkage per bottle, so obviously they don't want you to bring your own wine. Which is fine- just provide a better range yourselves guys to do your food justice!

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Reviewed May 9, 2013

Had a wonderful long lunch which included the 7 course degustion. Service was attentive but not intrusive, food allergies were no problem with variations on the menu. Every couse was a delight of flavors and textures. The tasting portions a perfect size to delight the taste buds. Will certainly be back to try the next menu.

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