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“Brents really is a dining experience!”
Review of Brents - CLOSED

Brents
Price range: $0 - $87
Cuisines: French, Australian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Modern French utterly delicious cuisine, very efficient, warm and knowledgeable staff, delightful surroundings in an old house in Toowong
Reviewed December 21, 2012

We have eaten at Brents over the years and the food is always consistently excellent, tasty and imaginative, with outstanding presentation, but lunch yesterday was even better than usual. The crab and apple entree would have to be one of the prettiest entrees I've ever seen and the taste and flavour combination just as impressive. The rest of our meal was delicious (I always have the duck dish and am never disappointed), my husband was equally impressed with his lamb but would have liked another slice! The service is always good - without being over the top. The only downside I can think of, is that the garden outside the top floor really needs a little TLC - it has been a pleasant place to sit in the past - but it's currently looking just a bit dead or dying!

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Thank Helenjen
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Reviewed December 20, 2012

We have eaten at this restaurant twice in the last 5 months. The food is excellent and the service is attentive without being pretentious. It is a dining experience as a treat for a special occassion. You wont get a huge serve of food, but what you do get is top quality. The opportunity to try several wines via a matched wine package is worth the dollars.

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1  Thank Jennifer51
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Reviewed December 20, 2012

Excellent service. Lovely food and good portion size on the romantic deal. Good value too per couple for this. The crab starter and duck main were the standouts, with the chocolate tasting plate the perfect finisher. Try it with the Te Mata from Hawkes Bay in the carafe. Overall the wines are also pretty good value. Location is quaint and we will be back again.

2  Thank BrisTravel01
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Reviewed December 6, 2012

If you want to leave fanging for a 'burger' dine at Brents the portions sizes are riduculous . The food was ok and luke warm, I have experienced tastier pub food. I thought this type of dining had gone out with the 1990's , and what is it with the white gloves give this pretentious nonsense up ! Agree with Daveo-2012 some 'experimental items' dont work i.e.(Cappucino Mushroom Brooth) concentrate on good basic fare. Charging prices of $40.00 a main (without sides), I thought the decor would at least be impressive but this too was dissapointing. A tip ..how about cleaning the carpet, first impressions are important.

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Thank Kyle R
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Reviewed November 13, 2012

I have been going to this restaurant, with my husband and with friends, for several years now and it has always been excellent. Each mouthful is a taste sensation and the service is always exemplary. It's not cheap but you can tell the amount of work that has gobe into preparing each dish when the food is served. This is also not a big plate, small meal, place as i've always come away very satisified with the portions. Stand out dishes are the home baked bread with truffle butter, the duck liver parfait, the crab with apple sorbet and any dish involving a lobster or seafood bisque. The Romantic Package is great value.

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Thank starswine
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