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Continental Cafe

21 Barker St | New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
+61 7 3254 0377
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lambs brains” (4 reviews)
“liver” (4 reviews)
“offal” (6 reviews)
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European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
21 Barker St | New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

This cafe has survived for years because the food is always delicious! We have been going here for years and it never disappoints. The liver is fantastic, I can never finish it all and always ask to take the leftovers home - once the carton...More

Thank fergus1991
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

In a word, disappointed. After years of this icon being our go to for family functions, afraid we will have to give it a miss in future. After waiting nearly two hours for mains, poor service (had to ask multiple times for drinks, pour our...More

Thank Peta T
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This is a neighbourhood gem that has had some of the same dishes on the menu for years because there would be a hail of customer complaints if they took their popular favourites away from their loyal clientele. The cuisine has French and Italian influences,...More

Thank Teajaye
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

I was told you will never be disappointed and we were not! Attentive service without being intrusive a decent wine list but the winner Spm round is the goid. We got the terrine for entree and it was so tart served with cheese, tomato and...More

Thank KataMay2014
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We attended a lunchtime wedding reception here and the food and service were excellent. The cuttlefish entree beautiful, Osso Bucco main great, and Creme brûlée lovely. Staff were exceptional. Would defiantly go back as a paying customer going on the quality and service for a...More

1  Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I attended this establishment on a Friday with a small group of assorted old mates from diverse backgrounds. We were feted with a menu which was small however comprehensive with most food groups represented. The service was efficient, friendly and welcoming. The wine list was...More

Thank hazza2016
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Took in Lunch here with relatives over the weekend, very beautiful setting and great food and ambiance. Beer was cold and wine delicious, could not fault the service or attentiveness of the staff.

1  Thank arnie66
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Continental Cafe consistently serves delicious food in a welcoming and professional manner. The classics menu is so good, I have not tried many of the other choices (after years of visiting)! Situated a few mins from Brisbame CBD off Brunswick Street, it's well worth a...More

Thank KrysiaKempson
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Located just off Brunswick Street and opposite the old Village Twin cinemas, The Continental Cafe has been serving the locals for over 20 years. As an ex resident of New Farm I am impressed the Continental remains but sadly, neighbours have failed and moved on....More

Thank Babycakes2014
Reviewed 30 June 2016

This place is my happy place. I have eaten here countless times and it is always perfect. The food is outstanding and service always top notch. It has the perfect French ambience. I am a massive fan of the Continental Classic - Soy Lime Chicken...More

Thank zully501
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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
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$27
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, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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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