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Continental Cafe

21 Barker St | New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
+61 7 3254 0377
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
21 Barker St | New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
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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
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Top chef in residence here. We had driven past this cafe many times. This time we stopped in and it was pleasantly surprising. The food is the highlight. Beautiful modern Australian breakfast fare. Creative menu. Efficient and pleasant service. Child friendly coconut bread big hit....More

Thank curlieRex
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Great French inspired food and really good attentive service. We went midweek at 6pm and it was packed. Book early to avoid disappointment. When I next visit Brisbane I will definitely go

Thank Jason M
Reviewed 10 May 2016

The meals are lovely with amazing service with meals cooked to perfection the home to my favourite tuna sandwitches

Thank Domenic M
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Just perfect, lovely relaxed atmosphere, appears to be a family run business that cares about how they perform. Great menu, delicious food, matching drinks choice and very good service. Located just a tiny bit off Brunswick St so it's quiet and peaceful but still in...More

Thank JarodBowen
Reviewed 5 May 2016

While traditionally Wednesday is "Brains and Other Offal things", the menu is still extensive and combines real comfort food to suit most anyone. A popular dining location for locals and tourists alike, its uncomplicated decor and relaxed atmosphere make this one of Brisbane's great restaurants....More

Thank luxurytraveller1964
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Quiet cafe with a good wine list and consistently good food. It is a favourite with a relaxed atmosphere.

Thank s4057102
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Had a birthday dinner at short notice and introducing the newest family member to Brisbane dining it was a very enjoyable experience. Everyone's meal was well received, delicious and satisfying. The staff were very helpful and accommodating bringing a baby along. The prices are reasonable...More

Thank Madeleine V
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Great friendly service, great food, relaxed atmosphere, great location. Would recommend the seafood chowder and also the chicken main.

Thank Tim D
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Very disappointing breakfast this morning. Alarm bells rang when I heard the 'ping' of the microwave. I was served five or six mini ricotta hot cakes. You guessed it, no actual cooking involved, just a quick reheat in the microwave. Hot cakes were tiny, flat,...More

Thank Rhonda L
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Rob L
18 August 2018|
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Response from Beau D | Property representative |
Hi Rob, We have a small parking lot directly behind the restaurant (via Oxley Lane) try here first. There is also 2hr parking directly in front and adjacent. Lower Bowen Tce offers unlimited parking and is only a short 2... More
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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  • Value
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
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
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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