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Aquitaine Brasserie

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2R River Quay | South Bank - South Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
+61 7 3844 1888
11:30 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon 17:30 - 23:00
Tue - Sun 11:30 - 23:00
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Brisbane, Australia
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39 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a group meal here on Wednesday night and we were a bit early as a storm changed our plans. The restaurant accommodated us, and served the most delicious food. And what a view! Can recommend to locals and travellers alike, Brilliant.

Thank Shari F
Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
94 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked a Saturday lunch to celebrate our engagement. We decided to go all out to celebrate and chose a bottle of Sem Sav Blanc from the menu which was a fantastic start. We got the bread to share (good serve for $9) followed by one pork entree. It was the best pork I've ever eaten. Portion was small but... More 

Thank AliKeane
Yass, Australia
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I travelled to Brisbane for a few days, and during our stay we arranged to have lunch at Aquitaine. What a fabulous experience. the food was fantastic, the service was exceptional and the weather just added to the experience. We sat on the edge of the restaurant to get the lovely, cooling river breeze, sipped our champagne... More 

1 Thank Robyn B
Brisbane, Australia
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and quite good value (charcuterie plate was fantastic value for the price!). Some minor issues with service (one of our sides was incorrect and postmix needed to be changed. Apart from that we had a lovely dinner. We were too full to try dessert!

Thank Brisboi77
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were very few diners at lunch which ensured efficient service. We chose the confit duck share dish that advertised a 30 minute wait so some champagne in the sun with a portion of excellent duck liver parfait help that time fly past. The duck came in 4 full leg portions and was delicious. Overall, a thoroughly enjoyable lunch.

Thank speedbird41
Mount Waverley, Australia
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For an upmarket !! restaurant the Aquitaine Brasserie should be removed from South Bank bank of restaurants. We when there on a Friday night with a large group of people which were pre booked. We had to select our meals (even fish of the day !! so fish of the day is not fish of the day but week) a... More 

1 Thank Neil A
Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

I went to this restaurant twice last year and loved it. The food was so beautifully presented and the flavours were fresh and clean.The views of the river are very lovely at this nice quite part of the river. I went last night to treat my mum and the dishes were average to horrible while the service was variable. The... More 

1 Thank mb2016823
Brisbane, Australia
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214 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

You were expecting something French and nice, and not at all. The service is quite unfriendly and it was suppose to revalidate your parking ticket after a certain amount you spent but they try not to do it. Do not recommend.

1 Thank seasonedvisitor
AquitaineManagement, Manager at Aquitaine Brasserie, responded to this review

Dear seasonedvisitor Thank you for taking the time to submit a review of our establishment, we are saddened to hear the food and service was not up to expectations on your visit. Please note all parking validations are subject to terms and conditions clearly stated - from Monday to Friday excluding Friday night and not valid with ANY other offer,... More 

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62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Visited the Aquitaine on a date with husband. Will definetley be back. The view spectacular, atmosphere lovely. Great drink selection. I ordered the pork share plate... "to die for"... I would highly recommend.

Thank Alison P
Brisbane, Australia
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193 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Went here mid week to celebrate a special occasion. A lovely location at the downstream end of South Bank with views across the river to the city. We chose to travel to and from using the River Cat thus avoiding parking in the area and the evening traffic congestion. Seating is outdoor under cover and even though it was October,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$51
European, French, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Validated Parking
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2R River Quay | South Bank - South Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3844 1888
ABOUT AQUITAINE BRASSERIE Inspired by L'Aquitaine in South West France, this river side dining experience brings together a journey from the Farm House to the Champs Elysees. The contemporary French menu is based on classic French recipes and is brought to life with fresh local produce and modern cooking techniques. Our Head Chef Sam Lonsdale has created a perfectly balanced menu that will appeal to all discerning diners. The wine list intrigues with the positioning of French and local wines together in a regional styles, categorised by palate characteristics rather than varietals. The cocktail list and spirit selection has a real French influence, while Aquitaine maintains an agreement to see direct importing of French produced Kronenbourg draft beer. Aquitaine sits between Popolo Italian Kitchen and Stokehouse Q at River Quay, South Bank, Brisbane and ads a real touch of French class to this thriving riviera.

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