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Cafe Black Forest

) #2,397 of 3,578 Restaurants in Brisbane $$ - $$$ German, European
196 Gladstone Rd | Highgate Hill, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
+61 7 3217 2180
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good28%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible22%
22 Sep 2016
“Servings are HUGE!”
6 Aug 2016
Closed Now
10:00 - 14:00All hours
German, European
$$ - $$$
196 Gladstone Rd | Highgate Hill, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

Tasty tasty food! We all agree to return. Serving sizes are large and we were given takeaway containers to take left overs home which was very much appreciated. It is worth ordering ahead for the hocks - they were popular. Oh and the strudel for...More

Thank Mad_ELK
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

What a lovely little place for a get together. Staff are very friendly, the food came out quickly, I was really taken back to Germany!

Thank Mandy J
Reviewed 31 July 2016

From the moment I walked in I should have just walked out again. No one was interested. We ordered extra hot coffee's first and only one was hot the other cold. The wait staff wanted to take our plates away while we were still eating,...More

1  Thank Ronelle J
Richard D, Owner at Cafe Black Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2016

Hi, Thank you so much for your comments. Is it possible you were somewhere else? We greet any guest immediately and take care of our gusts. Our wait staff is regarded as very friendly and I just have to agree with that. I do not...More

Reviewed 27 June 2016

As we're both german ourselves we definaltey wanted to try this restaurant. I booked a table in advance as it always looked very busy when we drove by and also because I wanted to pre-order the duck. When we arrived we were positive surprised as...More

Thank Kathi C
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Very traditional decor and atmosphere - I ordered 2 pork hocks & 1 duck - they got it round the wrong way but both were amazing. Huge servings and great value.

Thank Larisa286
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Food is very authentic, well prepared, and really tastes homemade. But the service - from the comic book. Waiters do not understand you, confuse the orders. We had to wait over 40 minutes for the food, which arrived one by one over the course of...More

1  Thank Wadim S
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Our party was a family of grand children, parents and grandparents and we all enjoyed the pleasant atmosphere, service and delicious food.

Thank OMF2013
Reviewed 11 May 2016

We have been dining at the Black Forest German Restaurant many times now, this time we invited a business associate. It was their first time at the restaurant. All 4 of us had a good time and enjoyed the great traditional food, the German beers...More

Thank Klaus F
Reviewed 13 March 2016

The worst restaurant experience! We had booked a table for seven pm and when we ordered our meals we were told that two of the items we would have liked were no longer available.A bit disappointed we settled different meals and after waiting for one...More

1  Thank tony-harding1
Richard D, Owner at Cafe Black Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2016

Hello Toni, Thank you for your comment. However I like to respond. First of all I like to say that in my view your table did not waited for 1 1/2 hours before the meals arrived. As far as I remember you waited on that...More

Reviewed 31 October 2015

Went here after having driven past the restaurant a few times. We love German food and were recently in Munich, sampling the delicious food and beer there. The meal that we had last night was brilliant! I asked if it was possible to get the...More

Thank Deb D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 196 Gladstone Rd | Highgate Hill, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3217 2180
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The Black Forest Restaurant captures the best of German cuisine, combining the delicious authentic taste of Germany with a vibrant and exciting atmosphere. Meals are served in hearty portions, and are able to satisfy the most discerning German palates. Capable of holding any event, from weddings to birthdays, Cafe Black Forest is definitely a worthwhile visit.
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