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Continental Cafe

21 Barker St | New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
+61 7 3254 0377
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
21 Barker St | New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This has been my go to special occasion resturant since i moved the Brisbane 3 years ago. So so good. The chef's are fantastic, all dishes well balanced & rich, with big portions. Friendly staff & always a solid atmosphere.

Thank J_HamptonCourt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this unpretentious little restaurant with it's fabulous food and friendly staff. Always welcoming and helpful with a great atmosphere. Excellent wine list too. I opted for the vegetarian dish this time - perfecto! In a world of slick, overly clever and trendy restaurants,...More

Thank Coasters
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fantastically genuine restaurant - there are no pretentious plonkers here - the food is great, the service is great, and the price is reasonable. If you looking for somewhere where you can understand the menu and the food is as you would...More

1  Thank Andy B
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Spent a long afternoon celebrating a close friends birthday at the Continental Cafe in Brisbane's New Farm. The restaurant is typically styled with a European feel, staff are friendly and ensure you are looked after. The Chef and owner cooks from the heart and the...More

Thank hgrundell
Reviewed 1 May 2018

We had a very nice dinner and service at the Continental Cafe in New farm, the food was very nice, great flavor, very generous serve and very friendly service. We know this place for more than 20 years and it’s still a great place to...More

Thank Eric F
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Great food great service. Somewhat of a fine dining experience in a normal casual cafe setting. Recommend

Thank nateox_aus
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We attended as a group for our regular Friday Lunch. We were greeted by the most delightful Irish girl who was attentive and charming. The food was excellent all round. I had the spaghetti with prawns. Very good indeed with the pasta cooked al dente...More

Thank hazza2016
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has been my go to joint when I need to quickly pick one for a good French fix. It’s a family style, casual yet sophisticated place where you can pick anything off the menu and enjoy. I had a kingfish for a main....More

Thank Sho D
Reviewed 27 February 2018

We recently had dinner at this Cafe with friends. Setting is very nice with handy parking. Service was great. Plenty to pick from on the menu. The four of us shared bread and dip to start. Very tasty. We all enjoyed our dinner choices. Lovely...More

Thank Sandra K
Reviewed 5 December 2017

A cosy cafe whose small exterior hides a remarkably large interior. Food is reminiscent of a French Cafe meals but clearly casts its culinary heritage more widely, to the whole "continent". A nice selection of traditional continental European dishes and desserts. Serving sizes are appropriate....More

Thank OchreSilence
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14 January 2017|
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Response from Beau D | Property representative |
Dear glenda666, We offer (padded) banquette seats along the wall as well as bistro chairs and tables throughout. Kind regards Continental Cafe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$9 - US$25
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Barker St | New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3254 0377
An iconic European bistro, a destination for an intimate dinner for two, a family gathering or a corporate function with flair.
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