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Address: 399 Queen St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 3365 8909
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De Bortoli Event 13 of November

Customs House in Brisbane is for me a wonderful place for lunch, dinner and special events. Recently we went to a De Bortoli wine event and lunch. What a lovely day at a long... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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138 reviews
102 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful viewed at night time. The historic building on Brisbane's riverfront has been restored to its former glory. It now sports a fine dining restaurant that offers high teas, corporate and special occasion functions. The restaurant has a wonderful interior and a meal here could be expensive. Probably cheaper to view if from the street or the river walk. Along... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Customs House in Brisbane is for me a wonderful place for lunch, dinner and special events. Recently we went to a De Bortoli wine event and lunch. What a lovely day at a long table with people you don't know but soon will. It reminded me of family times in Europe, after a glass of wine or two it was... More 

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Thank OzRob24
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2,446 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 455 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The place is great, but please do not be fooled by that. Go for a visit to see the building but not to have the food. The food is really just a "wanna be" fancy fine dining menu. Great, grandiose architecture though!

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Thank KarolaRS
Canberra, Australia
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The old Customs House is a beautiful piece of Australian architecture. I walked in to have a look inside after I had admired the beautiful external 19th century architecture. The immense columns and powerful stonework outside give the building a solid, but restful appearance as it sits beside the Brisbane River. Inside it has been tastefully restored, illustrating the beauty... More 

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Thank TanisLea
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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2,506 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 477 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

The building is very impressive with its Roman columns and copper dome sitting overlooking the Brisbane River. It is part of the University of Queensland and houses restaurants and meeting facilities. Other than its interesting architecture there is not much more to see.

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Thank Oldjack
Brisbane, Australia
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25 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

The high tea was a wonderful experience. A beautiful setting and the food was beautiful. There was about 20 in our group and the service was excellent. I recommend this high tea!!

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Thank Sparkyette
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

Recently attended a conference for several days at Customs House - hard to really fault anything about it. The venue easily accommodated our participants of approximately 65 people. The food and drinks functions throughout the conference were all excellent, enhanced with the beautiful backdrop of the river. Perhaps the only fault was what I also consider one of its points... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

This beautiful riverside building is maintained by the University of Queensland, and while I'm not sure if it is open to the public, anyone who has the chance to attend a reception here should do so, if for no other reason than to admire the beautiful architecture.

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Thank dr_iggy
British Columbia
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538 reviews
270 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

The original Customs House located along the river in Brisbane has been turned into a dining establishment but it is still possible to visit and have a light meal, lunch or dinner there. It is worth doing so just to see some of the original interior of the building. The food is good but very pricey (expect $100+/person for a... More 

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Thank Happytraveller604
Brisbane, Australia
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10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Attended a wedding reception here. Absolutely beautifully set out. The pre reception nibbles on the patio to the full reception meals were fantastic. Service great. Being involved in the wedding planning, the staff were very helpful. The views across the river to the bridge...amazing

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