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“Excellent Value. Excellent food. A great evening!”
Review of The Point Bistro & Bar - CLOSED

The Point Bistro & Bar
Cuisines: Turkish, Australian
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed March 18, 2013

A very attractively situated restaurant on the corner of Little Stanley Street and Ernest Street, South Bank, Brisbane. This is a vibrant area of South Brisbane and is full of restaurants of many different nationalities. We wanted a restaurant which primarily served Australian food and we could not have made a better choice. To start with we shared a plate of different cold meats which were very good. As a main course I had barramundi with clams which was delicious. My partner had sirloin steak which was excellent; top quality meet and cooked exactly as had been ordered. The thick cut chips were cooked perfectly. We both had lemon tart with raspberry sorbet and fresh raspberries - one of the best we have ever had.
With the exception of the "frosty" attitude of the person who appeared to be in charge of "front of house" that evening, all the other staff who attended us were professional, friendly and efficient.
It was a lovely balmy evening so we were very pleased to sit outside on the terrace where we enjoyed a first class meal in a beautiful part of Brisbane. We will definitely go to "The Point" again. Highly recommended.

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Thank Paloma151
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Reviewed February 14, 2013

A friend and I have just found our new breakfast spot. Service just right, coffee and tea came promptly and were hot, food was happily adjusted to accommodate what we wanted, and it tasted just fine; water bottles replenished as needed. What's more, we could chat to our hearts content at an outside table (for 2 hours) and nobody was bothered. We'll be regulars from now on!

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Reviewed February 11, 2013 via mobile

They found a table for us despite it being a very busy Saturday night and the service was friendly and professional. Had the pork belly which was cooked to perfection. Companion had the steak and was impressed. Despite being crowded it didn't feel noisy - still able to hold a conversation and not hear the chat from other tables. Definitely recommend.

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Thank PerfectlyPerth
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Reviewed January 20, 2013

We decided to eat here recently due to the fact that it was well patronized & we certainly weren't disappointed. It was a very warm day & we requested a spot that might be cool as it's an 'open' restaurant. We knew this would be a tall ask anyway, as the place was very crowded, but the waitress happily obliged, seating us & where she knew we would get a slight breeze. From then on things just got better. The service & food were excellent & I highly recommend a visit.

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Thank Tropicalshowers
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Reviewed January 7, 2013

We ate dinner at The Point in South Bank because we wanted to have pork belly. The whole experience was delightful. We had a comfortable table in a cool area as the evening breeze came up. We started with warm smoked salmon with new potato salad and quail egg. The potato salad was especially delicious, and the flavor of the smoked salmon was enhanced by the skin being left on. We had twice-cooked pork belly, bacon-filled potatoes au gratin, green bean salad, and apple sauce. The pork belly meat went especially well with the potatoes au gratin and ham. We had orange and cardamom creme brulee with chocolate chip cookies. The cookies were moist and delicious with an unusual melt-in-your-mouth consistency. We recommend the pork belly, the very fine creme brulee and those wonderful chocolate chip cookies. We are surprised that the restaurant doesn't sell takeaway chocolate chip cookies and that it is not more highly rated in TripAdvisor. Food, atmosphere, service--all excellent.

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Thank Staidthere
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