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Reviewed 3 June 2021

We are from Singapore, we came to Brisbane to explore this restaurant at Mt Cootha. What we didnt expect was my hubby was feeling rather unwell and didn't take his food well at the restaurant. The staff was extremely attentive, informed the chef and the...chef came out with a brand new dish to whet the appetite of my hubby. Such great measures, attentiveness was paid to the customers, My daughter was singing praises for the restaurant, staffs and chef. Awesome value & service. highly recommend. we visited about 2 years ago in december.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 9 May 2021 via mobile

Easily cooked fish n chips.. served oily cold n very unappetizing the service was not friendly and had the opinion the staff only wanted to go home. I became ill later that evening after not eating most of the meal with light diarear and nausea...along with some stomach grumbling this committed for a period of 24 hours. Let me ask how bloody hard is it to make a hot cuppachino cause even that was cold. The cafe only had 4 patrons we made up half of that amount.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 31 December 2020

The adjacent Cafe has a name change to Summit Cafe and is open, but the Restaurant is still closed, and evidence of refurbishments are still underway

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 13 November 2020

We went up to Mt Coot-tha for dinner but the restaurant was not open only the cafe. So we had dinner on the terrace over looking the city. They had Seafood Chowder as a chefs special. Well it was superb, so good we returned a...few nights later only to be disappointed that they had run out. So we tried several times and even though they still had the sign out, they did not have any even after us ringing and asking. The last and final time we went there, they had nothing other than burgers. So experiencing this we left never to return. Very disappointing.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 6 September 2020

Took my mum to dinner here and we were given the utmost best service, and were seated right by the window over looking the beautiful city. Will be coming back.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 6 March 2020 via mobile

Good overview of Brisbane nite lite, although if u'r up for a variety In the foods. Possibly looking for differences in taste? This won't be the place for u... As It's got only a few things to choose from on its menu.But all in all,...it's still a petty ok place to head for a nice evening out. 🥂🍾More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 27 January 2020

My partner and I had booked this restaurant a month in advance with very high expectations which were driven by the excellent trip advisor reviews. Upon arrival we were greeted by a woman who seemed oddly out of place as she was not in uniform...and instead donned a bright orange skirt and a bumbag. We followed her, past all the empty outdoor tables facing the beautiful city view, to be placed in what can only be described as the naughty corner at which I faced the white wall whilst my partner faced a half open window with the full view of a close overgrown tree and overseeing the car park. This was despite requesting for a "table with a nice view" on booking. The miniature candle was pretty much our only source of illumination, enabling me to conceal all my flaws and successfully catfish my partner who had no idea I had a hairy moe on my face. After ordering the Couple's Romantic Four Course Special, the bumbag staff prompty approached our table with a tray full of scattered cutlery and tossed a handful in front of us. The food was barely visible or edible. I got to experience a Dans le Noir culinary adventure, although, the sense The Summit chose to de-sensitize was taste by serving chalk as the entrée of choice. Without consent, our table was suddenly violated with the scattering of cheap heart shaped sequins stored in the abrupt wait staff's elegant Coles brand Tupperware container. Had it not been for the cunningly calculated lighting engineering, my partner and I would have been blinded by the reflections from the romantic sequins. By the time our main meal (medium-rare steaks) was served, my entrée had already reached my colon and my once loving relationship had been flushed down the toilet. Half giving up on our desert and our relationship, we made a last ditch attempt to salvage any romantic feelings by evacuating before the excruciating wait for the desert that never came. We were assured that we were expected to pay a hefty $220 for the desertless four course (three course?) meal that we started at 1900 and finished at 2230. Luckily, thanks to the amazing illumination, my partner didn't notice that I was asleep for the most part as it was way past my bed time. I highly recommend this culinary experience to anyone stuck in a long stale relationship as this will give them the push they need to never see each other again. If I were allowed to award a 0/5 rating I would :),More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 30 December 2019

We went to this restaurant early December as we had friends from Victoria here and wanted a restaurant with a view. The view did not disappoint but the restaurant did. We were left standing at the entrance for 10mins before someone took us to our...table. The excuse was we are busy tonight but with the restaurant only a quarter full, I found that hard to believe. We ordered drinks and everyone got their drink except me. Mine came 5mins later. We then ordered main course and everyone got their meal except me. Mine came 10min later and the other guests at our table waited for me to get my dinner which meant their dinner was no longer hot. I had salmon which was delicious. The others had steak which was average. One had pork belly and she said it was very good. We all had dessert and I asked if I could have one that came out first!!!! The service was average and I will not be in a rush to go back. This is not a cheap restaurant and guests deserve better service than what we got.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 25 December 2019

I have been to Summit Restaurant twice over the last few years. I should have been warned by my first experience when I was there for dinner. We had finished our main course and would have liked to order desert but instead of serve us,...the wait staff tidied tables around us and ignored us. After trying to get their attention a number of times, we ended up going home. Second time was today for Christmas lunch sit down menu. It was advertised as kids under age 4 free and there was a children’s menu that was aged from 4 and up. There were four adults and two kids over 4 with us plus my 2 year old. When the food came out, he was given a plate with nothing on it and told that they do not have any food for kids under 4. This was very disappointing- complete false advertising and ridiculous to think a child under the age of 4 does not eat!!! If we had known, we’d have made other arrangements. Food was very average. I could cook better myself at home. There were also no baby changing facilities in the restaurant and we had to go outside on a rainy day. We won’t be going back or recommending this place.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 19 December 2019 via mobile

We made a reservation for the express lunch menu on Wednesday. It was absolutely delicious. There were 4 diverse options per course to choose from. We had a bit of each other’s because we couldn’t choose which option to have! The view was also sensational....Staff were attentive and didn’t interfere with our conversation. We arrived at 11.45 and left at 2.15- just because we were having a good time. Great view, refined food and excellent drink options, too. Express lunch 3 courses was $46! Absolutely sensational quality and value for money. Express lunch 2 course was $35. I shall be back!More

Date of visit: December 2019
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TaylorSalis
10 December 2015|
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Response from Brisbane_Lookout | Property representative |
Hi TaylorSalis. The Summit Restaurant definitely does welcome children of any age. We offer colouring in pages and a children's menu. If you do need a high chair, just let them know when you book. Kuta Cafe next door offers... More
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Geoffrey B
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Response from Monteforae | Reviewed this property |
If you go to their website: brisbanelookout. com and look for gluten-fee menu, you will find some options. I am unable to post a link to help you.
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Summit Restaurant & Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5