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400 George St | Level 1, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 3210 2288
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (31 reviews)
“scallops” (24 reviews)
“ceviche” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
400 George St | Level 1, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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1 - 10 of 293 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Absolutely outstanding dinner. The scallops were delicious. The barramundi was the best ever. If you haven’t been to Public you are missing a really special dining event.

Thank Elizabeth_and_David
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed it, interesting food, good service and a relaxed atmosphere. We particularly enjoyed the jerk ham. If you looking for somewhere good, but quirky with good food, you could do a lot, lot worse.

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Public is consistently one of the best restaurants in Brisbane.Great wine selection,the service was excellent too.Would recommend this place to my friends.

1  Thank Ryan257
Reviewed 24 October 2017

See above. Food was very good, expensive-ish, but worth the price. You won't experience this menu at many Brisbane eateries. Wine list vastly overpriced. A bottle of Chandon $70. Surely Brisbane is past that. We all know what a bottle of Chandon costs at the...More

Thank antipodean2016
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We had a great lunch for four to celebrate a birthday on a Friday afternoon. The atmosphere was relaxed, the food amazing, the staff attentive, and with a sense of humour. The KFD was great. We shared multiple dishes. That worked well.

Thank drinkcoffee
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We had an unexpected couple of days in Brisbane and were looking at 'things to do'. Public came up as one of the places to go and try the KFD. We went for lunch and had some edamame ( which remained hot right to the...More

1  Thank bobadoodle
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Terrific meal, cocktails & service - excellent for vegetarians, unusual ingredients, one of our faves for Brisbane!!

Thank Tania K
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Service was great, plating timed well and a nice atmosphere but we felt there wasn't enough flair in the menu to justify the pricing.

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I read many great reviews re Public, so decided to take my partner there for a date night. The service was fantastic, we were given a quiet table at the bar immediately. Then I saw the wine list prices!! I can live with $15 for...More

Thank Marion W
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Great service. Right from walking in the door. A foyer to a large commercial building. Good ambiance. Good wine list. Modern dining with share plates recommended. Crispy Barumundi and a lamb dish very nice. Small menu but when you add two together well done. Not...More

Thank Ge0ff54
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 George St | Level 1, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3210 2288
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