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#842 of 3,386 Restaurants in Brisbane
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Australian, French
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Sofitel Brisbane Central | 249 Turbot Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
+61 7 3835 3535
17:30 - 22:00
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Brisbane, Australia
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77 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived late from the airport and looking for a nice and quiet dinner venue. The staff were really friendly and made up a table for us on short notice and looked after us really well. The food was great and well presented. Our waiter (David) did a great job for us.

Thank Mark H
Level Contributor
116 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying at the Sofitel for a special occasion and decided to treat friends to Prive, the premier restaurant at the hotel. The table we had was huge; too big and hard to have a conversation without shouting. There were also some children in the restaurant who were squealing and I don't do children very well. The food was... More 

Thank barrye09
Canberra, Australia
Level Contributor
17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We had a mix up with our numbers, so were waiting over an hour before our entree came out. Wait staff were very apologetic, however it put our guests off. Would've suited us better to be able to order a la carte instead of a set menu (our group was originally 11 and dropped to 7 by the night of... More 

Thank kdog3008
Brisbane, Australia
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Prive 249 used to be an exceptional dinning experience serving first class novel cuisine. This was 2 years ago, when we celebrated my wife's birthday at the restaurant and were stunned by the quality and presentation of their food. Hence we decided to go back there once more for a farewell celebration of my daughter and were deeply disappointed what... More 

Thank Peter L
Sydney, Australia
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42 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Well deserve of 5 Stars!!! My hubby ordered Rib fillet steak whilst I ordered Grilled beef fillet and crayfish. It was scrumptious. Yum! Plus, their service was really professional and just outstanding. This is what you need in this kind of industry. Make your customers feel special and just smile. So, guests like us can enjoy our experience. Although, we've... More 

Thank GrenHiston
Level Contributor
45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

The resturant is modern French and hidden behind thyme2 which is the buffet resturant at the sofitel hotel. It's a very small and intimate resturant and the staff are extremely attentive, but the food was just so so...nothing particularly stood out. However the presentation was good and the portions were quite large. They do a good deal of 3 courses... More 

Thank Rola L
Hervey Bay, Australia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Great atmosphere...but your table tends to be cleared often when you are getting more food when dining. So close to train travel just down an escalator walk to city. Right beside the War Memorial and other historical buildings. Too expensive to park We had a long time friend wishing to catch up. She was driving in to see us and... More 

Thank Clova S
Brisbane, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 23 January 2017

As this is supposed to be Sofitels top restaurant which is advertised as "chic style to hotel dining: - it sadly lacks. There were only ever three wait staff in the room and mostly only one during our visit. They seemed to disappear into the buffet restaurant adjacent. Most of the time our party had to pour their own wine.... More 

Thank reviewing822
Gold Coast, Australia
Level Contributor
35 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I was looking forward to finally getting to this restaurant as I had been wanting to go here for ages. My husband and I have stayed at the Sofitel numerous times but had always dined either in the Thyme restaurant or elsewhere. My son (14) and I arrived and I found navigating to the entrance of the restaurant was cumbersome.... More 

Thank jacquir99
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

After having our booking at Thyme2 disappear on us we dined at Prive249. A small and quiet fine dining restaurant. Food was great and food came out pretty quick. The 3 course meal deal was good value and servings of their wine were generous. My only gripe was the service. One of our party arrived a lot earlier and sat... More 

Thank Bevin W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Australian, French
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Validated Parking
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Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sofitel Brisbane Central | 249 Turbot Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3835 3535
  • This restaurant is at Sofitel Brisbane Central
Executive Chef, Patrice Falantin showcases Sofitel's French heritage whist capturing Brisbane's unique flavour within a seasonal a la carte menu. Open for dinner daily and located within the elegant surrounds of Sofitel Brisbane Central, Privé249 offers a relaxed dining experience surrounded by contemporary decor and breathtaking views of Brisbane city. The restaurant delivers its modern cuisine matched with attentive service and an outstanding wine selection. Open for Dinner Daily from 6pm. ACCOR Plus member benefits available $20 for up to 4 hours (Guests will need to get their car park ticket validated by the Thyme2 manager at the time of selecting their bill and then pay their account at the pay station as normal)

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