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Bitter Suite

$$ - $$$, , Gluten Free Options
75 Welsby Street | New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
+61 7 3254 4426
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“duck pancakes” (19 reviews)
“black pudding” (6 reviews)
“ham hock” (3 reviews)
8:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Bar, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
75 Welsby Street | New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I get the feeling that this is a well patronised local eatery as it is always busy. I think they have entertainment a lot and according to the blackboard they have plenty of specials that change often. We went and had a great Sunday breakfast,...More

Thank Drew M
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Great spot for a quiet drink and bar food. Soft crabs were excellent. Good selection of wines and beers including Queensland IPA and 4 Pines Manly brew on tap and others bottled. Street tables (well covered from showers) and indoors.

Thank RMartinL101
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We celebrated our daughters birthday and could not be happier. The area was ideal for about 30 people The staff were excellent, could not do enough for us especially the waitress who was looking after us. The Manager/Owner helped set it all up, suggested the...More

Thank BrisbaneAussie_King
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This cafe is a 5-10 min walk from Powerhouse. We arrived here around 5:15pm so had the duck pancakes from the nibbles menu which were delicious and then continued with the dinner menu with salmon risotto and Ratatouille. Food, beer and music were excellent. Good...More

1  Thank KMP151515
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We were out walking and stumbled over this great place! The food, drinks, service and atmosphere took us to all sorts of places we have been around the world...it has character and feels great to be sitting there amongst the trees and lovely surrounds. We...More

Thank Spence57
Reviewed 6 August 2017

I must say we do go here regularly and love it. The outdoor space is a great sun trap and seems to be always buzzing outside. Always good food and drinks, and fair prices for their anew Farm location. Service is mostly on the ball...More

Thank wendycon83
Reviewed 27 July 2017

I was there mid week and it wasn't too busy. Friendly staff. Great room layout with some armchairs and large sofas. Fast service, great selection of food.

Thank Jean-Yves P
Bitter_Suite, Public Relations Manager at Bitter Suite, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Thanks Jean! FYI starting August 5th we will be serving brunch from 10am on weekends and 12pm on weekdays, this is replacing our current brekkie and lunch service. Cheers, Bitter Suite

Reviewed 15 July 2017

$30 dinner for a spoon risotto or a muffin-size pork with some peas for decoration... Tastes good I guess, but sorry, that's really poor...More

Thank sofaki_le
Bitter_Suite, Guest Relations Manager at Bitter Suite, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

We are sorry to hear that the portion size of our dishes didn't meet your expectations. Whilst we encourage all types of feedback, good or bad, it is also important that we correct any information that may be false or misleading, affecting how other patrons...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017

My friend and I came from Canberra for work - to find 'the best of Brisbane'. We walked for 6 hours until we stumbled upon Bitter Suite, and decided this was where we wanted to dine. This place was 360 degrees of 'easy gorgeous' -...More

1  Thank chcrluvhols
Bitter_Suite, Manager at Bitter Suite, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Thankyou for your awesome review! We're stoked that you had a great night at Bitter Suite! What you described is exactly what we want our guests to experience. The beautiful building, the vibe, the food, the drinks and the service! Hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 3 June 2017

Saturday lunch with the family, as we had been here before and enjoyed it immensely. We basically had tapas - multiple small plates - confit duck rolls, spicy chicken wings, french fries, etc. All enjoyed the food - washed down with boutique ales. Another memorable...More

Thank Andrew C
Bitter_Suite, Owner at Bitter Suite, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Hi Andrew C, Thankyou for your awesome feedback! We're glad you enjoyed your special day with family at Bitter Suite. Grabbing a selection of dishes and sharing is a great way to do it, pleased you all enjoyed the food and 'cool' brews! Hope to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 31
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Welsby Street | New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3254 4426
  • E-mail
Bitter Suite is a Restaurant and Bar situated on a corner block in the leafy suburb of New Farm. Five minute walk to The Brisbane River and Powerhouse Theatre. With a north/north westerly aspect you can enjoy sunny days under our expansive verandah from dawn to dusk! Ample heating inside and out for those winter nights! Serving high quality 'comfort' food with a twist, our experienced team of chef's prepare almost everything from scratch on site! Washed down with an awesome selection of 'Australian owned' craft beers, wines and spirits to make you proud! Table service is offered with fun, friendly and laid back staff to guide you through your experience with us! We hope you enjoy!!
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