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Gerard's Bistro

14 James St | Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
+61 7 3852 3822
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“brisket” (46 reviews)
“suckling pig” (27 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
14 James St | Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I've been to Gerard's many times. The flavours are not your usual - I really love the middle eastern touch. My favourites on the menu are probably the bekaa wings and the brisket. I think the eggplant goes well as an addition to the brisket...More

Thank millzorz
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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

I visited Gerards bistro last night with friends. The food was amazing!! It's hard to choose my favorite dish, but the lamb was delicious!! Our waiter was very helpful, giving great tips on what to eat, and which dishes went together... We ordered several dishes...More

1  Thank Libby A
Moubment G, Public Relations Manager at Gerard's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2017

Hi Libby, Thanks so much for taking the time to supply us with such an outstanding review! We pride ourselves on both and food and service, so its great to hear that you enjoyed both. We look forward to having you back to try our...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

2 adults and 2 kids had dinner here. We ordered the organic bread, lamb tartar, kangaroo, wings. Bread and lamb tartare were excellent and the highlights of the night. The lamb tartar was a standout. Wings too oily and each piecr too gigantic. Kangaroo similarly...More

Thank pigletthepug
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This a trendy bistro in Brisbane's Fortitude Valley. Awesome share plates and platters, great ambience and wicked music

Thank chris f
Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveled to The Valley for the day from the Gold Coast and loved dining here for lunch. Excellent selection of wines (pricing was a little high - but aren't they all?). We ordered 2 small dishes and 2 medium dishes to share. Perfect. We had...More

Thank K-J P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

3 people meant to share this desert. Absolute joke. $75 fixed price menu. Nowhere near enough food for for the price.

Thank Lindsay W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to Gerard's on several occasions and have always enjoyed the experience so it was my choice for a special occasion tonight. Booked 8:15 sitting, and table was ready when we arrived. Drink order taken straight away, but needed to attract waiters attention to...More

1  Thank mmm3fan
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We regularly visit Gerard's when we are in Brisbane and it never disappoints. My husband & I shared three dishes and they were all amazing!! The flavours and quality of the produce are outstanding and the chefs obviously love the food they are preparing. We...More

Thank Amy D
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Visited as part of the Bite Sip Stroll event - modern restaurant, clear bright windows, open feel atmosphere restaurant. Well organised, groups seated quickly, served a lamb entree and matching wine. Well presented and delicious food. Quick service. Highly recommend.

Thank MishellyC
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful meal I had the pork dish which was cooked really well and succulent. Great service and good atmosphere. Didn't end up having dessert but dinner was excellent.

Thank blackonyx36
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Response from GavBenji | Reviewed this property |
I don't attempt to answer on their behalf but my partners meal seemed gluten free, but I'm sure they can accomodate.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 James St | Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3852 3822
  • E-mail
Awarded Brisbane Times Restaurant of the Year for 2014/15, Gerard's Bistro is a critic favourite, located among James Street's stylish restaurant and retail offerings. Diners' taste buds are taken on a journey across the Middle East with Head Chef, Ben Williamson's Levantine inspired share plates. The drinks menu is an original international list, crafted to complement the bistro's flavourful food offering. Adventurous breakfasts, which stay true to the restaurant's Mediterranean roots, are available on weekends.
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