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“Good value and unpretentious” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Continental Cafe

Continental Cafe
Ranked #100 of 4,263 Restaurants in Brisbane
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $26
Cuisines: European, Australian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: An iconic European bistro, a destination for an intimate dinner for two, a family gathering or a corporate function with flair.
Brisbane
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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Good value and unpretentious”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2012

A restaurant must have somethng going for it to survive 17 years in this competitive area. Continental Cafe certainly has that something - excellent, tasty food, good service, cosy atmosphere, seasonal menus, reasonable prices. I have had dinner there several times and it is consistent and reliable. There is a private room at one side which groups can book. Parking is not easy in the streets around this popular area so if you have a booking, arrive early enough to drive around then walk.

  • Visited May 2012
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English first
Brisbane, Australia
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2012 via mobile

Food is outstanding. Chef understands the use of seasonal products to inspire the palates of diners.

Staff are courteous, friendly and well informed on menu items.

Great meal was had by all.

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Brisbane
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“The Conty”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2012

It's always great service, consistent food and the signature dish is the Soy Lime Chicken - amazeballs! Always good wine and desserts. Menu is seasonable but there is also a favourite dishes on the menu.

Visited April 2012
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Thank Julie G
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Brisbane
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Far and away the best eating in Brisbane”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2012

Relaxed, unpretentious (a definite rarity for Brisbane), excellent food, great service, open seven days, all kinds of people, affordable (a definite rarity for Brisbane).

While other restaurants in Brisbane crow about how hip and cool and world beating they are, they continue to serve low standard food at ridiculously expensive prices. The Continental Café stands head and shoulders above anything else in the city. It just quietly gets on with being excellent. It has no competition. Try it, you’ll find it amazing, and you’ll stop eating anywhere else.

  • Visited May 2012
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Thank zanetrow
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Gold Coast Australia
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162 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Overall a great place for a nice meal”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2012

They make a great souffle here. Came here for a business dinner. Nice atmosphere

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Thank hetrogenius
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