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Customs House Restaurant

399 Queen St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
+61 7 3365 8921
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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European, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
399 Queen St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The three of us dined here last night. The table service was great. Two meals unfortunately showed a lack of care or attention to detail. The duck rillettes entree contained a bone and the veal medallions did not present as per the menu with sand...More

Thank Jayfo69
Reviewed 4 days ago

We recently held a work function in the Sylia Jones Boardroom. From the moment we made the enquiry to the moment the event finished, the staff were extremely helpful and great to work with. On the night the room was already done up beautifully for...More

Thank Christiejm
Reviewed 1 week ago

What can one say, but the usual high standards prevailed again. A great location overlooking the river, we had booked in advance so managed to bag a good table. Staff were attentive & helpful. Food was excellent We chose the cured kingfish, seared scallops to...More

Thank Oldtable
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a friend’s birthday and we got a seat outside but the view of the Story Bridge was obstructed by the plastic domes they have set up for winter which was disappointing! For entree we had the Scallops and they were great, the Pork...More

Thank Tamara F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for somewhere special for Mother’s Day and knowing Customs House has a wonderful view of the Brisbane river and Story Bridge we booked there. We were not disappointed. The view, service and quality of the food were 5 star as was the company we...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to many top restaurant s in brisbane but the customs house truly blew our mind! Amazing flavour s matched up to perfection 5/5 . Fresh quality meals ,we will be back!!!

Thank maria198522
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Lovely venue just as the start of the boardwalk, right on the river and it serves good quality food. We came for brunch and it was delicious, reasonably priced and with good service. We were made to feel very welcome and regularly topped up with...More

Thank Simon C
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Spectacular location and lovely food. Had three different wait staff tend to our table so unfortunately things didn’t flow with seamless precision. One staff member giving undivided attention would have been better...like Lurleens in Mt Cotton. Also there was a very limited list of wines...More

Thank ArmandKesur
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Celebratory lunch with friends. Selected from a limited menu for a fixed price ($55) which included a glass of wine. All 3 courses were excellent, service was exceptional and very good value for money

Thank Tony L
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Customs House is in the perfect location to relax. My husband and I had afternoon tea here and it was lovely. We sat outside, and the weather was perfect. The tea sandwiches were delightful, however you weren't given many. The scones and desserts were delectable....More

Thank Annie B
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15 May 2018|
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Response from spenceseni0r | Reviewed this property |
I found them very helpful.We were given a voucher for a High Tea but were able to use it for Lunch instead.Phone them.the staff are most helpful.
Patricia S
8 May 2017|
Response from YassieG | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have gluten free options
Patricia S
7 May 2017|
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Response from CHBNE | Property representative |
Yes we do have lots of options on our lunch and dinner menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$57
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
3:30 PM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
3:30 PM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
3:30 PM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
3:30 PM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
3:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 399 Queen St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3365 8921
  • E-mail
Customs House has a licensed restaurant which provides inside dining in heritage surroundings as well as outside dining overlooking the river and the Story Bridge. The relaxed dining ambience is popular with tourists, business clients and local customers. Guests can be assured of excellent food, fantastic river views and friendly professional service. The cuisine is modern Australian with an emphasis on fresh seasonal produce including seafood. The wine list has quality wines at competitive prices.Head Chef: Didier Pollaert Chef de Cusine: John OffenhauserLunch: Monday - Sunday 12 noon until 2.30pm Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday from 6.00pm Sunday Breakfast from 9am Cake and Coffee: Every day from 9am
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