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French Twist

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22 James Street | Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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165 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Great fresh bakery with excellent fresh salad rolls on a variety of breads. They have all the old favourites and unique cakes for that special occasion.

Thank AussieRoamers
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Fantastic range of gluten and dairy free pastries! I had a chocolate eclair and even took one home for a treat. Will definitely be back!

Thank KateWaldron
Brisbane, Australia
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130 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Always love the choices at French Twist. You pay a little more, but well worth it. Offer gluten free bread, but staff need to be mindful to use a new glove so as not to "contaminate" the loaf.

Thank GwendaM2012
Melbourne, Australia
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326 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2015

Grate coffee even for a french place. lol The food is ok but the cakes are a bit wanting. I enjoyed the free parking.

Thank Leo R
Brisbane, Australia
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81 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Went to French Twist, James St, Fortitude Valley today for lunch. Selected a tuna, egg, mayo & salad sandwich. Fresh and very tasty, thoroughly recommend it. The service there is also something to note, friendly but very professional, they know there stuff. Well done on all counts, will be returning with my work colleagues in the very near future.

Thank Lisa B
Morrinsville, New Zealand
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197 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Repeat visitors to French Twist. Visit last week had brunch... I had healthy start breakfast...smoked salmon and avocado on toasted sourdough with two poached eggs on top. Fresh,tastey and satisfying. My darling had poached eggs on sourdough with a side of spinach. Eggs well cooked and spinach just wilted and yum. Must be winter menu as meuslis we enjoyed last... More 

Thank VicnJen67
Brisbane, Australia
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339 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2015

WE always get our Birthday cakes from French twist as they are always fresh . This bakery has a variety of breads, cakes and sweets all with a French twist. Love the macaroons. The breads seem to have that taste of bread that you get overseas, not that manufactured tast you get from some bakeries. Its always best to preorder... More 

Thank RickX01
Noosa Qld
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2015

We always stop at French Twist on our way back to Noosa from the Gold Coast. We buy several loaves of their delicious bread to freeze,then indulge in a coffee, almond croissant, muffin or their home made meat pies with melt in your mouth pastry. All the bread is vegan and the cakes are gluten free. Before we leave we... More 

Thank noosagirlNoosaQld
Los Angeles, California
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221 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2014

watermelon cake[french do not use water melon;used mostly by north african], nor chocolate brownies, i dont know what they are using french appelation? to try to sell the product at an inflated price

2 Thank air198
Cairns, Australia
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199 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2014 via mobile

This is a favourite spot of mine for coffee and sweets. This gorgeous French patisserie is decked out with rustic French vintage furniture, a patisserie counter and old French furnishings. There are daily loves which are freshly baked, all sweets are strictly French with dark rich chocolate and raspberry cake, lemon tart to decadent chocolate brownie - you will fine... More 

Thank Kirsty B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 James Street | Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?