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Brendan's Cafe on the Goodwill Bridge

On the Goodwill Bridge | Southbank, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
+61 434 640 556
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“cakes” (18 reviews)
“great coffee” (36 reviews)
“the river” (17 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian
On the Goodwill Bridge | Southbank, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's the best spot in Brisbane and the staff there are fantastic, the coffee and sweets are pretty great too. I go there at least once a week.

Thank Roba R
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Best coffee and pastries this side of the black stump. Brendan and his staff of barristers provide very professional and friendly service. Tell them Jim sent you and you willget a hug from Brendan

Thank James F
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Happy staff who make it easy hen ordering your coffee, which is not too bitter. Fantastic views but limited seating. Frequented by cyclists who drink, eat and continue on their ride.

Thank Tricia G
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Definitely the best coffee in Brisbane. This unique cafe is on the Goodwill Bridge and has a lovely view of Brisbane. The service was also very friendly.

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Was out for a morning walk with my sleepless baby. This place was open at 0530 on a Sunday! Fantastic service, view and coffee!!

Thank Brittany S
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Stumbled on this as we were walking back from Southbank. Great enthusiastic staff, decent coffee and what a great view back along the river. We sat here for ages watching the ferries. Love It

Thank Nigel C
BrendansCafeGoodwill, Owner at Brendan's Cafe on the Goodwill Bridge, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thank you so much for stumbling upon us, and thank you of taking the time to write a review.. I agree the view is pretty hard to beat, never get sick of it myself. Look forward to seeing you again. All the Best Brendan

Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Seriously the best coffee in brisbane, staff are friendly and welcoming. I mean look at that view, it's not just coffee it's an enjoyable experience one you will never forget. After one visit you will continue to be a daily regular...

Thank Josh B
BrendansCafeGoodwill, Owner at Brendan's Cafe on the Goodwill Bridge, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Thank you for your recent visit Josh.. so very glad you enjoyed your time with us.. I agree we are so fortunate to have such a spectacular backdrop to our humble little cafe..! See you again soon All the Best... Brendan

Reviewed 15 May 2017

Coffee on a par with Mat Moran's, atmosphere and service streets ahead. Good food, good company and great coffee - all of life's needs sortedMore

Thank LaraRandomNumber
BrendansCafeGoodwill, Owner at Brendan's Cafe on the Goodwill Bridge, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Thank you so much for your beautiful review. We know we have the best view of our beautiful city, but to hear that you enjoyed the atmosphere our service and product, that much, really makes us proud.. Thank you.. See you again soon All the...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017

This coffee cart is literally located on the Goodwill pedestrian and biking bridge over the Brisbane River. There's quite a bit of seating at this outdoor cafe and expansive views Upriver. On the Sunday morning we went for coffee at 7:30am, the spot was crowded...More

Thank HaljoHal
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

What a spot! Middle of foot bridge and coffee with views! Great people and very friendly services! Coffee was good and city prices. Looking fwd to coming back for the Marathon!

Thank Melle Z
BrendansCafeGoodwill, Owner at Brendan's Cafe on the Goodwill Bridge, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Wow thank you so much for taking the time to review our little hot spot..!! We love it up here as do you.., look forward to seeing you again soon..! All the Best... Brendan and the crew..!

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Cafe, Australian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: On the Goodwill Bridge | Southbank, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 434 640 556
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