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Chow House

39 James St | Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
+61 7 3852 5155
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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Open Now
07:00 - 23:45All hours
Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
39 James St | Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Have dined here many times, and always found the food and service to be great. Most recent visit and a lot had changed. Menu is new, and prices have increased significantly. Food wasn't entirely bad, but certainly nowhere near its previous standard. Previous dishes that...More

1  Thank JJ1Brisbane
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have eaten at Chow House quite regularly and have loved Timmy Kemp's food in the past, but I must agree with some of the recent comments on Trip Advisor that the food and service has been poor. We have always eaten there when in...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had brekkie here 7th July & loved it. Fast, friendly service with a great selection. We had the avocado, roasted almonds, labne on grain toast & the smoked salmon with potato cake. Both meals were presented well, delicious & great sizes.

Thank S K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was quite a chilly night , we were cold in the restaurant, the kitchen staff had a no nonsense air about them , unwelcoming , frosty and angry. It was obvious things were not going well for them that night. It was not busy...More

Thank Saskiagrav
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The food at the chow house is really good, the atmosphere allows you to enjoy Brisbane's amazing climate.

Thank barca_fanatic
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

What a let down! The service was quick but completely disinterested in customers and the food was less than satisfactory. Meals were placed on our table with a muttered announcement from one of the waiters. We had the duck pancakes (duck was overcooked, reheated and...More

Thank Jodie H
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The food here is amazing! The duck curry is one of my absolute favourites. If I ever have to go to dinner in Brisbane I make sure it's at chow house!

Thank jesschippindall13
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This place can't really be faulted. The food is OK, the service is pleasant, it's good value but ... there is so much sameness to eating out in Brisbane these days - pizza, burgers, pulled pork, chicken wings ad infinitum. Well, I guess at the...More

Thank OzPaolo
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I popped into Chow House for lunch before viewing a movie next door. There were very few patrons. The male waiter was very surly, unlike the female waiter, who was delightful. A Thai beef salad was palatable, but overpriced at $28.

Thank Glynis031
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Stumbles across this place whilst walking through the valley after an early am appointment. Great coffee, great breakfast, great service. Will defo return when we're next in the area :)

Thank hreakes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:45
07:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 James St | Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3852 5155
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