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French Twist

22 James Street | Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average0%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
22 Aug 2016
“Fresh is best”
27 Jun 2016
“Amazing gluten free pastries”
Restaurant Hours
French, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
22 James Street | Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

Great fresh bakery with excellent fresh salad rolls on a variety of breads. They have all the old favourites and unique cakes for that special occasion.

Thank AussieRoamers
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Fantastic range of gluten and dairy free pastries! I had a chocolate eclair and even took one home for a treat. Will definitely be back!

Thank KateWaldron
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Always love the choices at French Twist. You pay a little more, but well worth it. Offer gluten free bread, but staff need to be mindful to use a new glove so as not to "contaminate" the loaf.

Thank GwendaM2012
Reviewed 20 November 2015

Grate coffee even for a french place. lol The food is ok but the cakes are a bit wanting. I enjoyed the free parking.

Thank Leo R
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Went to French Twist, James St, Fortitude Valley today for lunch. Selected a tuna, egg, mayo & salad sandwich. Fresh and very tasty, thoroughly recommend it. The service there is also something to note, friendly but very professional, they know there stuff. Well done on...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Repeat visitors to French Twist. Visit last week had brunch... I had healthy start breakfast...smoked salmon and avocado on toasted sourdough with two poached eggs on top. Fresh,tastey and satisfying. My darling had poached eggs on sourdough with a side of spinach. Eggs well cooked...More

Thank VicnJen67
Reviewed 28 June 2015

WE always get our Birthday cakes from French twist as they are always fresh . This bakery has a variety of breads, cakes and sweets all with a French twist. Love the macaroons. The breads seem to have that taste of bread that you get...More

Thank RickX01
Reviewed 25 June 2015

We always stop at French Twist on our way back to Noosa from the Gold Coast. We buy several loaves of their delicious bread to freeze,then indulge in a coffee, almond croissant, muffin or their home made meat pies with melt in your mouth pastry....More

Thank noosagirlNoosaQld
Reviewed 23 November 2014

watermelon cake[french do not use water melon;used mostly by north african], nor chocolate brownies, i dont know what they are using french appelation? to try to sell the product at an inflated price

2  Thank air198
Reviewed 15 October 2014 via mobile

This is a favourite spot of mine for coffee and sweets. This gorgeous French patisserie is decked out with rustic French vintage furniture, a patisserie counter and old French furnishings. There are daily loves which are freshly baked, all sweets are strictly French with dark...More

Thank Kirsty B
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Takeout, Seating
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  • Address: 22 James Street | Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
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