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USD 12 - USD 30
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gastropub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 23 March 2021

If you’re looking for a venue for your special event, this is the place. We’ve just celebrated my daughters 21st birthday here and it was wonderful. The staff are so friendly and couldn’t be more helpful. The food was delicious. The room was decorated for...us beautifully and the verandah stretching the length of the pub is lovely. I can’t recommend this place highly enough!More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 6 March 2021

Nice location. In attentive service staff, probably because if was super busy but... Ordered the steak and guiness pie, which came out Luke warm. So.. unacceptable for 29 bucks. Recommend trying the many other eateries in this neck of the woods

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 4 March 2021 via mobile

The best food , service amazing , Steve was very accomodating Four adults eating , no complaints from any meal

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 18 February 2021

Had dinner here this evening before a show at QPAC. We arrived and were a bit concerned we would not be served in time as there were 2 large groups however they were just having catch up drinks. We were met at the door by...a lovely and friendly gentleman who directed us to our seats. There was just this gentleman and an equally lovely and friendly lady serving drinks, taking orders and delivering meals. However service was efficient and slick. We ordered a drink and a starter of cheesy garlic bread to share, by far the best cheese bread we have ever had. For mains my partner had one of the specials, a brisket sandwich and I had an entree of leek and cheese croquettes with tomato jam, WOW. The tomato jam was sensational, I make a pretty mean tomato relish but this was outstanding. I want the recipe. The croquettes were just the right size for a small eater and delicious. my husbands meal looked and he said tasted amazing . The service was first class they knew we were going to a show so made sure our meals were served promptly, both staff were friendly and genuinely caring and made us feel like they actually loved what they do. We will definitely be back and will recommend you to friends. Great food great value and great service. Thank youMore

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 9 February 2021

we had lunch here and it very busy, waiters were flat out. They still have good old fashioned service were they brink your drink out to you as well as meals. the owner stopped and spoke to us for a few minutes to see if...everything as ok with the meal. Good pub with good staff and excellent food.at realistic prices We will be backMore

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 26 January 2021

Had lunch here for Australia Day. The food was incredible. My dish was " 3 Little Pigs". 3 Pork cuts cooked 3 different ways. Outstanding. My wife had the Crispy Duck and Orange Salad. Also fantastic. Will definitely be going back.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 26 January 2021 via mobile

Been here before great staff good prices always friendly this would have to be one of the best restaurants along southbank do yourself a bid favour and stop for a feed you won't be disappointed.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 25 December 2020

Wonderful staff and a welcome stop after walking the length of South Bank. We hadn't booked, so we were very grateful for the last minute table indoors (air conditioning). Compliments to the Chef and their team, we were blown away by how light the pastry...topping was for the Beef & Guinness Pie, and how tasty.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 4 October 2020

Called in for lunch after visiting South Bank. The service was outstanding and the meals were delicious. Nothing was a problem. Very friendly staff. The meals were reasonably priced with a good serving and well presented. Definitely will return when next in Brisbane.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 16 August 2020 via mobile

We celebrated my parents 50th Wedding Anniversary for lunch. Food was so good and the service from Tom and the rest of the team was great. Nothing was too much trouble. Thankyou for making our family so welcome.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Dog are fine near tables outside, the team advise. They'll even bring out water. Cheers, John
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  • The Ship Inn is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4