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Cove Bar & Dining

#1,886 of 3,670 Restaurants in Brisbane}
$$ - $$$
Southbank, Siddon Street | South Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 3844 3993
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  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
“brisbane river” (18 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
$$ - $$$
Southbank, Siddon Street | South Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Always suspicious of these places that are so accessible for tourists. Its to easy to be mediocre. This place was good for us. better an the average waterfront.

Thank Pippip
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Cove no longer exists and is now rebadged as River Quay Fish. See separate reviews of River Quay Fish.

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We wandered into Coe on a beautiful sunny warm Brisbane afternoon. Southbank was pumping and the cafe looked like a welcome retreat from the sun. we went to order at the bar but were swiftly instructed to take seat as it was table service. The...More

Thank 72narelle
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We loved the casual feel here with an amazing view over the Brisbane River. We shared a few dishes and found the staff attentive yet professional

Thank lindagV3395OS
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I wanted to catch up with a friend for brunch by the river. This place is a perfect location. I was weary of eating here though as many of the reviews were really bad. However I had the poached eggs, bacon and sourdough and it...More

1  Thank Jamila N
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We had been elsewhere for lunch on a picture perfect Brisbane day, and left disappointed after poor service and food. We stumbled upon this little gem, and we were welcomed by friendly attentive staff who were busy but had the time to chat as well....More

Thank Ladyannedee
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We chose this restaurant because the menu looked ok and we were able to get a table. As our preferred option was fully booked. While the young waitress was lovely, attentive and knowledgeable about the menu she was let down at back of house. The...More

Thank Joanne O
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Loved the ribs and chicken from their weekday menu Was perfectly cooked, a descent size, over all great place to eat and enjoy the views

Thank samanthalee14
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We had booked for 12 people and were given an area which found us all sitting on top of each other. Pre-ordered food platters were ok. Our initial drinks order took a while to come out - with 1 of our party being forgotten. Would...More

Thank 11royboy
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We recently had brunch here with friends whilst in Brisbane. The group included two children so I can say they were child friendly. There was a childrens menu and their meals looked great actually. Our meals were also nice....nothing 'wow' but it was good. Everyone...More

Thank kristabel2016
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Alex S
3 January 2015|
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Response from MJ T | Reviewed this property |
Casual for lunch but if we were going for dinner we would smarten up the dress.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 23
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Southbank, Siddon Street | South Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3844 3993
  • E-mail
Cove sits nestled among the beauty of South Bank's River Quay fine dining precinct. Offering sweeping river views, and intimate, laid back dining in elegant surrounds, Cove perfectly captures the spirit of Brisbane's relaxed, produce driven dining culture. From champagne breakfasts, to romantic, riverside, alfresco dinners, and spirited cocktail parties, Cove is the perfect venue for every dining experience.
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