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39 James St | Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
+61 7 3852 5155
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07:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 07:00 - 17:00
Tue - Thu 07:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 23:45
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92 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a solo breaky run and was very happy with the waiter. Forst impression was very professional. The coffe was absolutely amazing and the good was delicious! I had the avocado on toast with a labneh that had been flavoured with fennel seeds and something else. It made the dish. The eggs were perfectly poached and i was... More 

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Thank Jason J
Brisbane, Australia
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121 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a team brekkie. Good location along James Street in the Valley. Service was good Good was certainly not disappointing. Pricing of food is average for a restaurant located in that area so don't expect to pay cheap but it's going to blow the budget neither

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Thank David_Esquire
Hobart, Australia
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110 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

My husband and I went for breakfast and we felt so welcomed by the staff upon entry, we were shown to our table and noticed how clean the café was. Poached eggs, freshly squeezed orange juice, brilliant coffee, actually the nicest coffee I have had in a while. My husband ordered eggs, bacon & mushrooms, and couldn't eat the sourdough... More 

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Thank prozac
Brisbane, Australia
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I have dined quite a bit at this restaurant over the past few years and its been sometime now since we have been for dinner. We went on a Tuesday night - it was not busy and it was a pretty meh experience. My partner ordered the pork belly which we have eaten on several occasions here in different reincarnations.... More 

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Thank zully501
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Visited this popular eatery in James Street for breakfast specifically for the talked about Bircher Muesli was not disappointed. Substantial serving, beautifully presented and thoroughly enjoyable.

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Thank Isabel T
Buderim
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Fabulous lunch with my husband.......we had 4 share street food plates between us and each was soooo delicious ! Very generous servings which left no room for dessert! Unheard for my bloke!! Will just have to return 😋

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Thank liznickh
Brisbane, Australia
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

This is a regular breakfast stop for us and each time I go I make sure to try a different thing on the menu - everything I've tried is so well done! Whether you like sweet or savory, the menu has you covered. Coffee is great as are the fresh juices. I can't speak for anything other than the breakfasts... More 

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Thank Aaron P
Rockhampton, Australia
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147 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Food was great. Service good. Price good. I felt comfortable ditting alone while away on a work trip. I'll be going back

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Thank PeterJKane
Brisbane
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We went here for lunch based on the interesting menu and a walk by. It was indeed very tasty and generally healthy. We shared a green papaya salad (a toned down version for more western palates), which was very nice. My wife has the chicken cooked in coconut and lychee (a very good sized salad). I had the mini pork... More 

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Thank MLandM
NSW AUSTRALIA
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540 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

Wow, we were impressed, a busy Sunday morning and the Chow House delivered on all accounts. The menu was extensive and varied, our coffee came quickly and was delicious. The breakfast burritos were so good packed with flavour and taste, one person had the pancakes and we were all envious, looked amazing in a small cast iron pot, caramelised banana,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 17:00
Monday
07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:45
Saturday
07:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 James St | Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3852 5155

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?