We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Zest

$$ - $$$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
111 Racecourse Rd, Brisbane, Queensland 4007, Australia
+61 7 3630 1230
Today
07:00 - 17:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 16:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

20 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 20: English reviews
Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
105 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

My friend, her daughter and I ended up having lunch here and we enjoyed the ambience and the food. I found the Zest Benedict food servings to be large but as my friend had previously been here, she had initially ordered. After surveying the menu online, later on, I discovered that there are mini benedicts which are better for my... More 

Helpful?
Thank Cazzle D
Rockhampton, Australia
Level Contributor
129 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

An impromptu lunch for a little shopping was very nice. The staff were friendly and the food was excellent.

Helpful?
Thank Ian606
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Stopped here for Saturday breakfast. Staff were very pleasant and attentive. Loved my avocado with haloumi. Coffee was excellent. We picked this cafe as it appeared to have the most people in it, we weren't disappointed.

Helpful?
Thank Wlisaann
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Breakfast for a lazy Sunday turned into something akin to a comedy; except we weren't laughing. My wife ordered a meal of fried egg on sourdough whilst I ordered eggs on wholemeal. When the meals came and I started eating, I found that the eggs were both barely warm and certainly not hot. Sitting in the kitchen for a while... More 

Helpful?
Thank Travelbuff581
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
154 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

Grabbed a quick breakfast with a mate after picking him up from the airport. He highly recommended it and the food/coffee met the mark in my opinion. The good thing about this place is it is on Racecourse road so there is plenty to do around that area. There is parking underneath (Coles) and when we arrived, although it was... More 

Helpful?
Thank BradRevell
Bundaberg, Australia
Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed breakfast Thursday & Friday morning before a conference. The food and coffee was excellent, the service was good and the location, just off the street, was private and nicely decorated. Nothing bad to say - even the prices were reasonable. Thoroughly recommend the cooked beakfast - poached eggs, tomatoes & wiltered spinach leaves and the natural juices which they... More 

Helpful?
Thank Kresha H
Cairns, Australia
Level Contributor
62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Unhelpful, disinterested service . . . She was on her mobile so neglected to even see me waiting for service. Salad was good . . . Ingredients were fresh. I would have preferred more flavour, but it was ok. Large meal and a reasonable price. Cutlery dirty and the bowl was chipped . . . Lacking attention to detail.

Helpful?
Thank Chris_in_CairnsAU
Level Contributor
21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

3 of us went for breakfast. Being vegetarian i was happy to see a variety of options. Coffee was a good standard. Everyone happy with taste and quantity of meals. We fid notice the seating area could do with some maintenance. Plants half dead and wood off seating area. Other than that we will be back next time in town.

Helpful?
Thank Ausjet01
Brisbane Region, Australia
Level Contributor
38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

My partner and I have enjoyed breakfast here on a number of occasions; it's close to home and nice to have somewhere so close for Sunday brunch. Zest is also just the spot for a quick coffee before tackling the grocery shopping at the supermarket next door. Service is good, the staff are always attentive and helpful. The dining space,... More 

Helpful?
Thank iheartmybeagle
Biggenden, Australia
Level Contributor
11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2015

Great menu & the food was delicious! Had brunch with our daughter & there is gluten free choices on menu. Staff were very accommodating when my husband was on a business call for quite some time, they offered to keep his meal warm until he returned to the table. Lovely friendly staff.

Helpful?
Thank Julie J

Travellers who viewed Zest also viewed

Brisbane, Brisbane Region
 
Brisbane, Brisbane Region
Brisbane, Brisbane Region
 
Brisbane, Brisbane Region
Brisbane, Brisbane Region
 

Been to Zest? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 16:00
Monday
07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 17:00
Thursday
07:00 - 17:00
Friday
07:00 - 17:00
Saturday
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Racecourse Rd, Brisbane, Queensland 4007, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3630 1230

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Zest staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?