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The Brasserie on the River

) #887 of 3,538 Restaurants in Brisbane $$ - $$$ Seafood, , Gluten Free Options
Cnr Edward & Margaret Streets, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
+61 7 3221 1999
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good25%
  • Average19%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible9%
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“seafood” (48 reviews)
“mussels” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Cnr Edward & Margaret Streets, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 207 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

The lunch was flagged as a seafood buffet, but the only fresh seafood buffet dishes on the menu were prawns and oysters. This pales in comparison with what one might expect of a seafood buffet. A quick check with other seafood buffets, and also those...More

Thank thambi117
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I take one or all of the kids here for breakfast half a dozen times a year. They love it so it's always enjoyable. The setting by the river on the terrace is hard to beat. It's not the best buffet around but good enough...More

Thank 20yrstravelling
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very pleasant place to have lunch. I met with friends and we found it very conducive to relaxing and had a wonderful time. We had the buffet which is very good value for money. The seafood always looks and tastes fresh and...More

1  Thank glendalh2017
Reviewed 21 May 2017

I like this restaurant. Very romantic when you dinner with your couple. You can view the exotic brisbane bridge. But, nothing special for all menu. This is just my opinion. Over all, this is a good restaurant for your romantic dinner or for your family...More

Thank korniawanp
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I cannot fault the service levels - definitely the highlight of the night. Unfortunately though I cannot rate the venue or food anything more than average, and certainly not at a level of elegance that you associate Stamford with. I don't eat seafood and although...More

Thank goodluk
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The staff and atmosphere were fantastic the seafood selection also lovely what let the whole experience down was the presentation of the roast selection and the dessert selection was really poor and ice cream scoops floating in soupy water I was expecting a four star...More

Thank FeeJShanahan
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We stayed at The Stamford Plaza overnight so we ate here twice. Once for the Buffet Seafood Dinner sitting inside and once for the Buffet Breakfast siting outside. The Seafood Buffet that my husband enjoyed was mainly due to the freshness of the Coffin Bay...More

Thank Zezz
Claire W, Manager at The Brasserie on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Hello Zezz, Thank you for taking the time to review The Brasserie on the River. The restaurant take feedback very seriously, and your comments about the seafood buffet will be passed on and discussed and investigated at length. The breakfast buffet is a popular destination...More

Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We visited for the Easter Sunday buffet lunch. It was fantastic. The service was exceptional. The staff were friendly and professional. Our water was always full and our plates were taken away promptly. The staff running the children's Easter activities did a fantastic job of...More

Thank Angela R
Claire W, Manager at The Brasserie on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Hello Angela R, Thank you for taking the time to review The Brasserie on the River. Happy Easter to you and your family, we are so happy to read that it was such an egg-celent day! Our team of chefs work hard to source the...More

Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

A very pleasant way to enjoy a Sunday lunch buffet seated in comfortable cool surroundings with a view of the Brisbane river from the Brasserie restaurant. Service was quick, efficient and attentive from the time we entered the restaurant. Seafood selection consisted of oysters, prawns...More

Thank Margaret B
Claire W, Manager at The Brasserie on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Hello Margaret B, Thank you for taking the time to review The Brasserie on the River. We are so pleased that your recent Sunday lunch was so enjoyable! Our dedicated service staff work hard to deliver 5 star service at a pace that keeps up...More

Reviewed 9 March 2017

We went for lunch 9/3/17 as a couple. We waited quite awhile at the desk to be seated. We had a lovely table outside which had great views. If it wasn't for the view, I would rate it lower. The seafood buffet was somewhat disappointing....More

Thank Karen874
Claire W, Manager at The Brasserie on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Hello Karen874, Thank you for taking the time to review The Brasserie on the River. We are sorry to hear that your wait to be seated was so long, our service staff take this duty very seriously and always try to have guests seated as...More

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TeghanR
What is the dress code for Saturday night Seafood Buffet? Are high-heeled shoes acceptable, or will there be tourists around me wearing sand shoes?
13 May 2015|
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Response from Annielec01 | Reviewed this property |
Tho rated 5*, the majority around us dining were dressed casual, so wear what you feel is comfortable and appropriate for you when dining out. I felt the indoor as well as outdoor dining area did not give me the feel of... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Edward & Margaret Streets, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3221 1999
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