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Gerard's Bistro

14 James St | Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
+61 7 3852 3822
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Middle Eastern, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
14 James St | Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were staying nearby so after walking to the bar across the road from Gerard's felt justified in enjoying some cocktails and a charcuterie board prior to an 8.30 pm booking. What a terrific vibe with a very knowledgable wine waiter. After being seated in...More

Thank Sgoldring21
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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

I visited Gerards bistro last night with friends. The food was amazing!! It's hard to choose my favorite dish, but the lamb was delicious!! Our waiter was very helpful, giving great tips on what to eat, and which dishes went together... We ordered several dishes...More

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Moubment G, Public Relations Manager at Gerard's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2017

Hi Libby, Thanks so much for taking the time to supply us with such an outstanding review! We pride ourselves on both and food and service, so its great to hear that you enjoyed both. We look forward to having you back to try our...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Indoor, outdoor choice of seating, casual but stylish atmosphere, and a youthful crowd enjoying food and good service. We wanted to talk and enjoy a dinner with wine and water - it had been a hot and stressful day. Gerard's was the perfect place. We...More

Thank JohnandJim
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visiting from Sydney, and chose Gerard's to have dinner with some local friends who are both vegetarian. The menu was interesting, and the food did not disappoint. We opted for a totally vegetarian dinner - the mains were spectacular , particularly the cauliflower...More

Thank 927stc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of fun. Immediately upon arrival you’re met by friendly and helpful waiting staff and the place has an upbeat ambience - so far, so good. The menu is eclectic, with significant variety & so choosing isn’t easy. They have a sharing plates concept, so...More

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Heard about this place over the last year or so - walked past but never looked like anything special. Finally booked last month and what a great little place! Food was fantastic and staff excellent - if you are in Brisbane make the effort to...More

Thank Succhi11
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Had a birthday celebration with a friend! The ambience is intimate and the service is top notch!! The food and wine match remains consistently good!!!

Thank David T
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We've eaten at so many restaurants in Brisbane and I cannot believe I've waited so long to try Gerard's. We went to a Moorooduc Estate wine tasting here this year and decided to come back on the strength of the food we had with the...More

Thank Belgo96
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Went for my friends birthday. Wow we will all be coming back. Just divine food and accomplished staff. Let them order the food for you when they ask - everything we had picked for us was DIVINE. The Expresso Martinis weren't too bad either!!

Thank Ainslie C
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Taken there by my son and soon to be daughter in law, with my daughter and we were given a table outside with rain pouring through. The girls were given blankets, us boys were made of sterner stuff but we asked to be moved inside...More

Thank Guy T
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ben m
25 July 2016|
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Response from GavBenji | Reviewed this property |
I don't attempt to answer on their behalf but my partners meal seemed gluten free, but I'm sure they can accomodate.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 27
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 James St | Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3852 3822
  • E-mail
Awarded Brisbane Times Restaurant of the Year for 2014/15, Gerard's Bistro is a critic favourite, located among James Street's stylish restaurant and retail offerings. Diners' taste buds are taken on a journey across the Middle East with Head Chef, Ben Williamson's Levantine inspired share plates. The drinks menu is an original international list, crafted to complement the bistro's flavourful food offering. Adventurous breakfasts, which stay true to the restaurant's Mediterranean roots, are available on weekends.
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