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Customs House Restaurant

399 Queen St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
+61 7 3365 8921
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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3:30 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
European, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
399 Queen St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Top Class, great menu and wine list. Very up-market but friendly. Very old-world, set in Brisbane's heritage listed Customs House. If its within your budget, its worth the experience, as this is an excellent venue with quality food and wines.

Thank David B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sometimes you need to write long reviews, this time that’s absolutely not the case; simplicity is best. So our dinner:- (1) Location - by the river. (2) Views -spectacular of the bridge. (3) Service - friendly & very efficient. (4) Wine list - long, interesting...More

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for a special occasion. The only good thing about customs house is it’s location. The food is below average and service is abominable while the prices are sky high. Please try and avoid

Thank rupin26
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were expecting a wonderful afternoons high tea at the Customs House Restaurant , but sadly left disappointed and still hungry ! The display was just a dogs breakfast , full of sugar, yet this is their Champagne High Tea at a champagne cost of...More

1  Thank susy1Brisbane
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Six of us had dinner to celebrate our daughter's birthday. The building itself is wonderful with lots of charm and character. We were seated outside with views across the river to the Story Bridge. The food was fantastic, the service superb and the general ambience...More

Thank DeborahLBrisbane
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On arrival we were taken to an outside table which has views of the Story Bridge and Brisbane river however as our pre-dinner drinks arrived it started to rain and the staff immediately suggested a move inside and found us a table in the main...More

Thank Bond077
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Beautiful building with so much history. Olde world charm, culture & class. Delicious share dinner with my husband - delicious slow cooked lamb shoulder with sabago fries, rocket / pear & blue cheese salad and tomato / asparagus & feta salad. A beautiful crisp rose’...More

1  Thank Sandie P
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Lovely building set on the bank of the Bank of the river in Brisbane. The view of the bridge and the many boats up and down add to the atmosphere. Outside seating area very comfortable and sun brolly if needed. Very discreet attentive waitress, tables...More

Thank scorpionana
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Beautiful food - well presented and delicious, friendly staff, beautiful views from the balcony. A wonderful old building immaculately restored.

1  Thank Faith M
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

My son and I needed a light, late lunch so we headed to the Customhouse for a chessboard and a bottle of wine. Excellent choice! Three lovely cheeses each with their own relish and several different types of bread and crackers. No problem with getting...More

1  Thank jon c
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Questions & Answers
Patricia S
8 May 2017|
Response from YassieG | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have gluten free options
Patricia S
7 May 2017|
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Response from CHBNE | Property representative |
Yes we do have lots of options on our lunch and dinner menu.
Brittany W
21 April 2017|
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Response from CHBNE | Property representative |
It is a bit more casual on. Saturday night. I would suggest just a jacket as the nights can be a bit fresh.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 56
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 399 Queen St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3365 8921
  • E-mail
Customs House has a licensed restaurant which provides inside dining in heritage surroundings as well as outside dining overlooking the river and the Story Bridge. The relaxed dining ambience is popular with tourists, business clients and local customers. Guests can be assured of excellent food, fantastic river views and friendly professional service. The cuisine is modern Australian with an emphasis on fresh seasonal produce including seafood. The wine list has quality wines at competitive prices.Head Chef: Didier Pollaert Chef de Cusine: John OffenhauserLunch: Monday - Sunday 12 noon until 2.30pm Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday from 6.00pm Sunday Breakfast from 9am Cake and Coffee: Every day from 9am
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