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Customs House Restaurant

399 Queen St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
+61 7 3365 8921
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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European, Australian, Gluten Free Options
399 Queen St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my third visit but first dinner & although my meal was great not everyone at my table enjoyed their chosen meal. The service was ok but for a fine dining experience, one would expect more. Great menu options & they catered for my...More

Thank Cocoribbon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Customs House is a beautiful sandstone and rendered brick building built in the 1880s on the northern bank of the wide Brisbane River, in the middle of the city and close to the Story Bridge. Our party of five ordered the Signature Lunch, a...More

Thank bancrows
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While diners in other waterfront restaurants are distracted by joggers, bikes and workers rushing past, this gem sits above that chaos with views to the river, bridge and banks beyond. The historic Customs house and surrounds have an air of quiet sophistication. They have this...More

Thank StoneyCairns
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a Sunday. Had their Sunday lunch special. My daughter was vegan and they were very accommodating. Loved it and the view is spectacular!

Thank zencowgirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yes I could get accustomed to regular visits to the Customs House Restaurant. But okay, $. And remember those who are starving. Why? The service was wonderful. The staff were very attentive, in an old fashioned sought of way. Secondly, there was no music. And...More

Thank Blanchard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recently visited customs house to enjoy the champagne high tea package for a friends birthday. While the selection of canapés and cakes was adequate I really could not justify the $70 price tag. Also one guest who selected gluten free received significantly less items...More

Thank Carrie F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous place to lunch, food exceptional and service to match. Best enjoyed in good weather so you can sit outside and make the most of the view.

Thank Shona C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good spot right on the river, came for a Saturday lunch which was good and appropriately priced. Better suited to a more mature clientele.

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic venue for an awards function/ Christmas party. Excellent food & service, amazing location with superb views of the bridge .

Thank Majie83
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Kara was incredibly helpful arranging High Tea with only 1 days notice. Great location on the river in front of the Story Bridge. The scones were light and fluffy and the bubbly delicious. Thank you.

Thank 452paw
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Questions & Answers
Patricia S
7 May 2017|
Response from YassieG | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have gluten free options
Patricia S
7 May 2017|
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Response from CHBNE | Property representative |
Yes we do have lots of options on our lunch and dinner menu.
Brittany W
21 April 2017|
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Response from CHBNE | Property representative |
It is a bit more casual on. Saturday night. I would suggest just a jacket as the nights can be a bit fresh.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$59
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
3:30 PM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
3:30 PM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
3:30 PM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
3:30 PM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
3:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 399 Queen St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3365 8921
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Customs House has a licensed restaurant which provides inside dining in heritage surroundings as well as outside dining overlooking the river and the Story Bridge. The relaxed dining ambience is popular with tourists, business clients and local customers. Guests can be assured of excellent food, fantastic river views and friendly professional service. The cuisine is modern Australian with an emphasis on fresh seasonal produce including seafood. The wine list has quality wines at competitive prices.Head Chef: Didier Pollaert Chef de Cusine: John OffenhauserLunch: Monday - Sunday 12 noon until 2.30pm Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday from 6.00pm Sunday Breakfast from 9am Cake and Coffee: Every day from 9am
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