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Bella Cosi Modern Italian Restaurant

22 Thomas St, Brisbane, Queensland 4032, Australia
+61 7 3100 9620
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (14 reviews)
“duck” (12 reviews)
“tiramisu” (8 reviews)
Closes in 24 min
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm Hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
22 Thomas St, Brisbane, Queensland 4032, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Took my daughter to Bella Cosi for her 40th birthday lunch. Our meals were superb. The waitress is definitely an asset to this restaurant. She shared her knowledge of wine with us. They also presented my daughter with a cake with a sparkler on it....More

Thank Margot H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We use this place probably 3 or 4 times a year and like it. There are a couple of better Italian places in the city in our opinion but if you want something special and close to home we quite like it. The service is...More

Thank sharon3001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the warm home baked ciabatta with THE best olive oil & balsamic to the chicken risotto and my other half’s carbonara, there is everything to like about this place. Good choice of beers & wine, served by friendly and attentive staff and all at...More

2  Thank mrsdizzyg
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

I love italian food and when i catchup with my daughters they love to eat it too. We had great pasta dishes and we found table serving friendly and attentive. Prices were great too. Just wish there was off street parking available rather street parking.

Thank David B
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

My hubby and I chose this suburban Italian restaurant as we had heard good reviews and it was close enough to home. Absolutely worth the night out. We enjoyed a range of delicious dishes and wine to compliment the pasta and sauces. The service was...More

3  Thank FoodieGTC
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

The night started out perfectly we were waited on in a timely manner and were all sipping on cocktails within 20 minutes of being seated. This is where it started to become dissappointing. It was by far the worse french martini i have ever had...More

Thank Unhappyaunty
Reviewed 4 March 2018

From the time I booked on line to the end of the meal Bella Cosi looked after us. We were in Brisbane from NSW. Seeking a special surprise in lieu of birthday cake, the restaurant made a great suggestion which they delivered on. The four...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Food & service were both exemplary. Recommend you book as popular due to the quality. Not cheap but we were enjoying a weekend in Brisbane - yes we'd go back :-)

2  Thank Denise B
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We were bought a voucher for a joint birthday present to dine at Bella Cosi for $150. First impressions were very good. A nice atmosphere, good decor, perfectly lit environment ( not too bright but romantic) and clean. The staff were friendly and we had...More

1  Thank Dean G
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food, great service and casual but classy setting. It's about time the Northside got a decent Italian restaurant.

1  Thank 792cameronm
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John L
8 June 2018|
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Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
Probably too late for your enquiry - I'm sorry - I would try to park in McDonalds carpark off Thomas Street or Chermside Shopping Centre as suggested - otherwise street parking limited
Sam P
7 September 2017|
Response from Vincent B | Property representative |
Hi, We are fully licensed and don't offer BYO. Closing time varies depending on diners. We do ask that people book and we base our close time on last diners booked. Generally kitchen starts to close around 9:00pm based on... More
Jackie C
10 November 2016|
Response from BellaCosi | Property representative |
Hi Jackie Street parking is available. Also there are carparks behind the offices on Gympie road that are available in the evenings.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 29
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Thomas St, Brisbane, Queensland 4032, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3100 9620
  • E-mail
Bella Cosi Modern Italian Restaurant has set the standard for high quality dining in the Chermside area. Constantly acknowledged by our diners for outstanding cuisine, Bella Cosi is a rare find in suburban Brisbane. Rich and delicious food passionately prepared and aimed at ensuring the tradition of Italian food lives in every dish. In a modern decor with private dining options and fully licensed (no BYO), our wine list features a mix of Italian, Australian and New Zealand wines that complement our menu. Everyone is welcome with an excellent variety for gluten free and vegetarian diners. Our “Belle Bambini” children’s menu makes family dining easy. 120 seats including a private dining room/conference room available with 30 seats. Function and off-site catering. Banquet Style Menus available. Gift vouchers available.
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