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Rydges South Bank, Podium Level | 9 Glenelg Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
+61 33640837
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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14:30 - 16:30All hours
European, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Rydges South Bank, Podium Level | 9 Glenelg Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

This restaurant is for some reason almost a secret. Yet it is clearly 5star quality in every way. From the welcome, through the experienced and elequent waiters, to the wonderful food, and not forgetting the ambiance, this restaurant is a must for all visitors (...More

1  Thank Ian E
Reviewed 3 days ago

Love this sophisticated interior design, beautiful restaurant. And Moet Champagne High Tea was excellent ! Gourmet savouries : Cucumber sandwich, Chicken sandwich, Smoked salmon bagel, Ham & cheese croissant were very delicate and delicious. Freshly baked scones served with Bonne Maman raspberry preserve and cream...More

2  Thank Rainbowrider2016
Reviewed 4 days ago

From the time of the very friendly welcome by the lovely Maitre D' to the farewell, you will experience 1 of the Best Buffet Breakfasts that we have ever had. Any that is a Statement in itself!! Being seasoned travellers, we have certainly come across...More

2  Thank 158karlaf
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is our second time dining at Bacchus & still one of my favourite treats. Once again, the service was fantastic & the food was delicious. We had the 7 course degustation &, as we don't eat foie gras, asked if they could replace this...More

2  Thank Suzanne K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Was staying in the hotel and had the buffet breakfast. Great service and a wide variety of food that would satisfy the fussiest of guests. Possibly light on cereals would like to see a better selection. I enjoyed the juices that were finely presented, followed...More

1  Thank markmW8037NB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can't fault them. Great service and amazing food are the key ingredients to a fantastic dining experience, and Bacchus delivered on both counts. Truely 5 star!

2  Thank Mark S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a buffet breakfast here while staying at Rydges Hotel. It was a Sunday so very busy. The restaurant had a great selection of food to choose from including hot & cold food & some gluten free choices. The seating was a little tight....More

Thank Michyv00
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's our go to place in Southbank pre ballet, they have meals ready to cook for those attending events at QPAC etc , food and service is always impeccableMore

2  Thank Immune2it
BacchusSouthBank, Manager at Bacchus, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Immune2it, We would like to thank you for taking the time to review our Bacchus restaurant. We are delighted to hear that we are you first choice when visiting South Bank and look forwrd to welcoming you back again soon. Kind Regards Kimberley Cowper...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On my mission to work my way through Brisbane's degustation restaurants Bacchus has been, so far, the most disappointing. The dishes were unmemorable. The beef dish in particular was completely lacking in creativity and was actually pretty bland. Remarkably average. My opinion was really lowered,...More

3  Thank Claire Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful restaurant and very good food, but what impressed us mostly was our italian waitress. She was super attentive, happy, elegant and stunning looking. Thank you for your service, we wish all restaurant around Brisbane could get staff like you.More

2  Thank PeterGriffin79
BacchusSouthBank, Manager at Bacchus, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear PeterGriffin79, Thank you for your recent review of our Bacchus Restaurant. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed all we have to offer and have to agree that our wait staff are super. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind...More

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I am enquiring as to what do you have as far as options for a lunchtime venue for about 40 in April?
1 January 2017|
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Response from Cathrynmagic | Reviewed this property |
not sure they open for lunch everyday, would have to contact them direct, they do a bar area outside as well
Do they have gift certificates one can buy ( for wedding present)?
31 August 2016|
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Response from BacchusSouthBank | Property representative |
Dear Cruiser 54, Yes we do have gift vouchers available for Purchase for our Bacchus Restaurant. You can either purchase online or call our Reservations manager Megan on 07 3364 0870 Tuesday to Saturday. Kind... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$44
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Parking Available, Valet Parking
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:00 - 10:00
14:30 - 16:30
06:00 - 10:00
06:00 - 10:00
14:30 - 16:30
17:30 - 22:00
06:00 - 10:00
14:30 - 16:30
17:30 - 22:00
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14:30 - 16:30
17:30 - 22:00
06:00 - 10:00
14:30 - 16:30
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12:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 10:00
17:30 - 22:00
13:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rydges South Bank, Podium Level | 9 Glenelg Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 33640837
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Rydges South Bank Brisbane
Every element of the award winning Bacchus restaurant has been designed with indulgence in mind.

Head Chef Massimo Speroni's menu showcases a modern outlook on classical dishes and a commitment to quality ingredients and depth of flavour.
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