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Esquire

#181 of 3,337 Restaurants in Brisbane
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Australian, Gluten Free Options
As featured in Best Food in Brisbane
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145 Eagle St, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 3220 2123
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Melbourne, Australia
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109 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

After enjoying the likes of Vue De Monde and other chefs hat restaurants, the confused dishes were disappointing Tastes were confusing to the palette with an over addition of elements, leading from a seafood base, journeying through 20+ countries to result in an end hot chilli taste All required lemon to relieve the mouth and ready for the next completely... More 

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Vancouver
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for an excellent but quick lunch in the city. Esquire has esq for the non degustation customers and the food was superb. The squid was perfect and the gnocchi was sublime - probably some of the best I have had. The eggplant was also excellent. Expensive but highly recommended - very special.

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Thank Rhyll G
Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good food and service with a nice setting overlooking the Brisbane river. A bit on the expensive side with only a 12 course degustation available. They also have a cafe for cheaper but good al la carte dining.

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Thank Pasquale2015
Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been coming here since it opened, mainly for lunch. There's already been plenty said about the menus. Two observations: each plate seems to have been up-sized by 50-100% compared when it first opened but perhaps with less complexity; and when compared to restaurants around town the pricing seems out of kilter. If you're a visitor to Brisbane and food... More 

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Thank Taciqu
Brisbane
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69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the first thing i like about esquire, is the way they greet you, make you feel so welcome, smile courteous(you just do not get that everywhere. I wont say too much food, service, wine all very good, really enjoyed it

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Thank just_brisbane
Brisbane, Australia
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are a local or a visitor to Brisbane, this is a great venue for a wonderful meal with exceptional service. We had a lovely long lunch here today and could not fault the food or service, both were exceptional. I recently attended a work function at Esquire and the food was delicious, with outstanding service. I thought this... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a most delicious dinner at Esq last night. This time, we opted for the a la carte menu as we had degustation dinners there before - which were innovative and excellent. Standout for me were: Roasted rump cap - this was heavenly! - flavoursome crispy crust and super tender & juicy meat. Duck liver pate went really well... More 

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Thank CF W
Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

the food was nice, the service was excellent. But, as a three hats restaurant, the food just average.

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Thank Jun R
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

I went to Esquire as a surprise birthday organised by my 2 friends and partner. We are all in the hospitality industry and greatly appreciate new and exciting good and friendly professional service. This restaurant met every expectation. We had an 11 course degustation and I was able to have a vegetarian alternative dishes where the others had meat. I... More 

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Armidale, Australia
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28 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

We have had many degustation meals and eaten at many hatted restaurants around Australia, so there were high expectations of what a two hat restaurant in Australia should deliver. It started off fantastic. The pasta (capoletti of sweet corn and crab)was the highlight. After eating that we both said we would love to have that as a main size -... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 Eagle St, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3220 2123

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?