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Grand Central Hotel

#180 of 3,394 Restaurants in Brisbane
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Australian
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270 Ann Street | Brisbane Central Station, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 3220 2061
08:00 - 00:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 08:00 - 00:00
Fri 08:00 - 02:00
Sat 10:00 - 02:00
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great specials Monday Tuesday and Wednesday. I had steak and veggies plus pot of beer $12.50. Unbelievable. Thanks

Thank Michael G
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visit here every month for a few drinks with my ex workmates. Highly recommend it if you like good atmosphere, cheap meals of good quality and a wide range of drinks

Thank Mick P
Port Macquarie, Australia
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489 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Apart from the location, right on Central Station and one block from the Queen St mall, there's really nothing outstanding about this place. The meals are typical pub/bar food, standard sizes and good enough to satisfy your hunger. Beer and wine prices seem fairly standard too.

Thank SteveandDD
Management response:

Hi SteveandDD, Thanks for leaving us your feedback. We are currently in the process of revamping our menu offering both in the Main Bar and also in Platform Bar after the renovations are complete in June. Hope you come and check our new menu and renovations once everything is complete. Looking forward to having you in the venue soon! Thanks,... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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53 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went for lunch, the food is reasonably priced. The staff very friendly. Quite a lovely place to meet for drinks and food, handy to Central Station. Full of history, if only the walls could talk.......

Thank AliBla
Management response:

Hi AliBla, Thanks for taking the time to review us! We're so please you enjoyed your lunch and enjoyed the Grand Central atmosphere. Please visit us again soon! More 

Sydney, Australia
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200 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This place is a good solid option without being remarkable. The food is good value for money, there is a decent choice of beers on tap, and the cricket was on TV when I was there for dinner. The place seems to attract a mixture of tourists and Brisbane locals, and it does have a nice Queensland pub ambience.

Thank Rammy888
Management response:

Hi Rammy888, Cheers for the review, we're glad you enjoyed your time at Grand Central and we hope you come back and visit us again soon! More 

Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
163 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Need I say more? Amazing value, flavour and portion sizes. We come here every Wednesday and it has never failed to please. Everything from steak, chips, salad and sauce is perfect.

Thank Broncos06
Management response:

Hello Broncos06 Thanks for getting in touch and for the 5 stars! We're so glad you enjoyed your time here at Grand Central Hotel and hope to see you again soon :) More 

Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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254 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We had just finished a tour of the city when we asked a local where we might drink, he suggested here and a good choice. There was plenty of choice of good beers in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The barman was from the UK just a few miles away from where we live. Lovely building.

Thank 609RogerH
grandcentral H, Manager at Grand Central Hotel, responded to this review

Hi 609RogerH, Thanks for leaving us your feedback. Glad to hear you enjoyed our beers, and hopefully if you are in this corner of the world again you will be back! Thanks & enjoy the rest of your trip, Naomi More 

Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

What can I say.. Great food, cold beers(well priced), live music and right next to the train station for the trip home. Does it get any better? Nope!! Do yourself a favour and have one of the many schnitzels on the menu.. I have had them all over my many trips to brisbane. But the best of the best is... More 

Thank holidaytime2222
grandcentral H, Manager at Grand Central Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review holidaytime2222, So glad you enjoy our food & beer! See you in the Hotel again soon :) Thanks, Naomi More 

Level Contributor
95 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Obviously the GCH is a pub but, what I've now realised after visiting plenty of cafes, restaurants and pubs in the Brisbane CBD, is that this place is easily the best value:quality for money. The steaks are at a price point you'd expect for a Monday night steak night but it's every day, lunch and dinner. Was cooked just how... More 

Thank Jezzman30
grandcentral H, Manager at Grand Central Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review Jezzman30 :) More 

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70 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

This is a hotel bar and restaurant that really knows what it is on about. Great choice of drinks..... on tap or by bottle. Great food - honest pub variety. Service was great - some attitude - but great

Thank Troonie1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Bar, Pub, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 270 Ann Street | Brisbane Central Station, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3220 2061

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?