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The Brasserie on the River

) #942 of 3,578 Restaurants in Brisbane $$ - $$$ Seafood, , Gluten Free Options
Cnr Edward & Margaret Streets, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
+61 7 3221 1999
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good25%
  • Average19%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible9%
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“seafood” (52 reviews)
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Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Cnr Edward & Margaret Streets, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Once location on the river but we were disappointed with our meals. We chose the seafood buffet on a Friday night - incredibly overpriced at $70 per person for what can only be described as a mediocre selection. Two platters of prawns, oysters and tasteless...More

Thank TravellersGoldCoast
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great river setting, outside seats with river views. Buffet breakfast highly recommended- great variety, excellent fruit selection, tasty. Three course dinner package we had was only average. Starter of garlic king prawns was small and overcooked and could not taste garlic. Dessert was excellent but...More

Thank Sydsolo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having only recently reviewed a wonderful and generous buffet on the Gold Coast, I found this offering to be quite parsimonious in comparison. Seafood section consisted only of prawns, oysters & halved sand crabs and the only carvery meat available was roast pork (and it...More

1  Thank M1cst01
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Just had some coffees here but the service was great and the buffet inside looked amazing! The waterfront location and venue itself is gorgeous - definitely recommend for a sunny day!More

Thank Anastasia O
Debbie M, Manager at The Brasserie on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Anastasia O Thank you for your kind comments. The location is second to none and a most idyllic place to enjoy coffee. Our seafood buffet and high teas are also a highlight and we hope that you can find the time to come back...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

My wife and booked dinner at the Brasserie last Friday, we sat inside due it being a little chilly outside. The main attraction was the seafood buffet. The prawns and oysters were fantastic, tasty and full of flavour, although the crab was tasteless, it tasted...More

Thank Gandirs
Debbie M, Manager at The Brasserie on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Gandirs Thank you for your review of The Brasserie on the River. We do strive to present Brisbane best seafood and while it was pleasing to read that you enjoyed the prawns and oysters, disappointing regarding your comments on the crabs. This feedback will...More

Reviewed 1 July 2017

Recently, my wife and I celebrated our 41st wedding anniversary by having a buffet lunch at "The Brasserie on the River". We told the restaurant at the time of booking that it was for our anniversary. From the time we arrived, they really went overboard...More

Thank John C
Debbie M, Manager at The Brasserie on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Dear John C Thank you for your review on The Brasserie on the River. So pleased to hear that your anniversary celebrations were most memorable. Our staff are wonderful and we do receive a lot of really positive comments similar to yours. Your feedback will...More

Reviewed 30 June 2017

I had phoned the Stamford and asked if they served smoked salmon and crab in which I was told "definitely, of course". When arriving with my family it was very disappointing to see only prawns and oysters were on offer. I am not one to...More

Thank GEM m
Debbie M, Manager at The Brasserie on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Dear misslulu Thank you for your review on The Brasserie on the River. Disappointing to read however your feedback has been passed onto the Restaurant Manager and Chef to address. We choose reputable seafood suppliers and strive to present Brisbane best seafood. Our mid week...More

Reviewed 28 June 2017

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 2 June 2017 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
Debbie M, Manager at The Brasserie on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Dear 20yrstraveling Thanks for taking the time to send through your comments. The Brasserie is a stunning spot for breakfast, particularly breakfast. We are always looking at ways to improve our selection and presentation and with the guest feedback we receive we are able to...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017

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
Debbie M, Manager at The Brasserie on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Hello Glendalh 2017 Thank you for taking the time to review The Brasserie. It's always good to receive positive feedback and your comments will be passed on to the restaurant team. It's a beautiful location in which to dine and the large variety of buffet...More

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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
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
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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