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Beadles Cafe & Catering

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149 Victoria Park Rd | QUT Kelvin Grove campus, Brisbane, Queensland 4059, Australia
+61 7 3138 9701
07:00 - 17:00
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Sydney, Australia
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53 reviews
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

A coffee shop with limited food choices. I felt that the food was expensive with a fairly ordinary pulled pork burger without sides like chips around $13. Use only if on campus and need to chill out.

Thank Rodney Y
Brisbane, Australia
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Recently i visited the cafe for lunch with friends. my friend ordered the butter chicken filo pastry but when it came out, the waiter thought it was cake... My friend tried it, to find that it was a sweet, soggy pastry that wasnt cooked and what belonged in a dessert. When asked to be able to choose another meal, "the... More 

2 Thank ph2007
Brisbane, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 2 March 2015

Staff behind the counter are always sour and rude. Always roll their eyes when I explain I need equipment cleaned before making my blended beverage, due to allergies. Still end up with things I can't have in my drink, which is made differently almost every time.

Thank msgeorgina
Brisbane, Australia
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2015 via mobile

Based in the middle of QUT campus, Beadles is a bit of an institution. Overall, their food is very average. I don't think it is the fault of the cook- it's just a very basic and uninspiring menu. The coffee suits me fine, but others might find it too weak/milky. The staff are also great if you're a regular and... More 

Thank Erinloc
Brisbane, Australia
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79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2014 via mobile

We hired Pure Catering Briabane for a special event. They arrived half an hour late. We had to help them unpack and set up. They forgot the table cloths. The finger sandwiches were dry and had crusts left on in places. Scones were oversized and presented in a big ugly pile. 'Pastries' were tiny bottle cap sized cups filled with... More 

2 Thank BrizVegasDad
Brisbane, Australia
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179 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2014 via mobile

Beadles has fast efficient and friendly service for takeaway coffee and is a comfy place to sit a while if you are 'dining in'. Their chai lattes are super... as are the biscuits and cakes - though can be expensive.

Thank PennyLawes
Brisbane, Australia
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72 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2012

While it may not be as good as some cafes in the CBD beadles is an institution in the Kelvin Grove area. The former owner/manager was amazing and while it now doesn't have that amazing personal touch to the service it is still a very good cafe. Staff are not super friendly but they get the service concept and I've... More 

Thank diamondsandpearls_88
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80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2012

I use to be a staff member at QUT Kelvin Grove 6 years ago and use to treat my self to a Beadles Chicken and Avo Wrap with chips occasionally. Beadles use to be the only decent cafe in KG area now 6 years later after the Kelvin Urban Village, Beadles still survives the many pop up cafes up and... More 

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Reviewed 16 June 2008

Not bad for a UNI cafe. Good and cheap b/fast's. And it's lisenced.

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Reviewed 7 February 2008

QUT's Kelvin Grove campus is truly lucky to have Beadles on its grounds. The staff are fantastic, the food is excellent, and the setting is perfect. A wide variety of cuisines and snacks, the staff and students of KG campus are indeed privileged to have Beadles on campus!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 14
Restaurant features
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 149 Victoria Park Rd | QUT Kelvin Grove campus, Brisbane, Queensland 4059, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3138 9701

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