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Bella Cosi Modern Italian Restaurant

22 Thomas St, Brisbane, Queensland 4032, Australia
+61 7 3100 9620
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22 Thomas St, Brisbane, Queensland 4032, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dinner with the wife and 2 year old son on a busy friday night. Delicious mains and desserts, didn't have to wait long for meals and very prompt and friendly service throughout the night. Very accomodating for our boy with colouring pencils and paper. Recommend...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank joehem
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times now and never disappointed the food is always good. Many options on the menu for everyone

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank GraemeJW
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant, great staff, fresh food but lacked flavour. Garlic and cheese sticks are far too big and you cannot taste any garlic. Aranci and frito misto also lacked flavour and no spice in any of the dishes we had. Desert was beautiful. Great beer...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DebF908
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

We visited on a busy Saturday night with a family group of 11, including kids. The food was very flavoursome and authentic. There was very little on the menu for vegetarians so the vegetarian members of our group had mostly entree meals. The prices are...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kdonBrisbane
753vinceb, Owner at Bella Cosi Modern Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2018

Hi. Thanks for your review. Somehow our wait staff must've missed the fact your vegetarian as we have a dedicated vegan/vegetarian menu! If you go to our website it's called "Vegano Italiano". What a shame! If you look at the previous review you'll see a...More

Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

We found this beautiful little restaurant driving north from the City at lunchtime. I was thrilled to find out they have a whole menu featuring vegetarian/vegan dishes! The bruschetta was so perfect, with juicy tomatoes and crunchy bread. Our gnocchis were very tasty and portions...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DrVixen
Reviewed 29 October 2018

My sister was over from nz and and with it being her birthday the Bella Cosi was next to the Chemside Apartments where we were staying three nights. Not wanting to walk far at night we of course booked in for dinner, having no idea...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jill L
Reviewed 17 October 2018

From the time we walked in, to when we left we totally enjoyed this restaurant. We were given a warm greeting on arrival, and the service was friendly and professional the whole evening. We had the chef's special and veal scallopini and they both tasted...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MarciMG
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Dined with friends the other night and it was delightful. Started with the garlic breads, all had different pasta dishes and finished with shared deserts. Food was sensational. Flavoursome, beautifully presented and ample proportions. Service was super friendly, totally professional and thoroughly delightful. Not really...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Barry T
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

I was made to feel welcome as soon as I walked in the door. The fact that I was by myself was absolutely not a problem. Service was prompt, professional and friendly. I had the chicken, which was excellent! The veggies the meat, everything. Nicely...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank 119shawnk
Reviewed 19 August 2018

This classy restaurant is located next to Chermside Apartments and offers a deal for travellers staying in the apartments that if you are in by 6.30pm you show your hotel provide coupon and you get 20% off your meal. Service was very friendly and attentive....More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Chris G
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Questions & Answers
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
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, 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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