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Bitter Suite

) #170 of 3,507 Restaurants in Brisbane €€ - €€€ , , Gluten Free Options
75 Welsby Street | New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
+61 7 3254 4426
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“duck pancakes” (18 reviews)
“ham hock” (3 reviews)
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Bar, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
75 Welsby Street | New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This cafe is a 5-10 min walk from Powerhouse. We arrived here around 5:15pm so had the duck pancakes from the nibbles menu which were delicious and then continued with the dinner menu with salmon risotto and Ratatouille. Food, beer and music were excellent. Good...More

Thank KMP151515
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were out walking and stumbled over this great place! The food, drinks, service and atmosphere took us to all sorts of places we have been around the world...it has character and feels great to be sitting there amongst the trees and lovely surrounds. We...More

Thank Spence57
Reviewed 1 week ago

I must say we do go here regularly and love it. The outdoor space is a great sun trap and seems to be always buzzing outside. Always good food and drinks, and fair prices for their anew Farm location. Service is mostly on the ball...More

Thank wendycon83
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was there mid week and it wasn't too busy. Friendly staff. Great room layout with some armchairs and large sofas. Fast service, great selection of food.

Thank Jean-Yves P
Bitter_Suite, Public Relations Manager at Bitter Suite, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Jean! FYI starting August 5th we will be serving brunch from 10am on weekends and 12pm on weekdays, this is replacing our current brekkie and lunch service. Cheers, Bitter Suite

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

$30 dinner for a spoon risotto or a muffin-size pork with some peas for decoration... Tastes good I guess, but sorry, that's really poor...More

Thank sofaki_le
Bitter_Suite, Guest Relations Manager at Bitter Suite, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are sorry to hear that the portion size of our dishes didn't meet your expectations. Whilst we encourage all types of feedback, good or bad, it is also important that we correct any information that may be false or misleading, affecting how other patrons...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017

My friend and I came from Canberra for work - to find 'the best of Brisbane'. We walked for 6 hours until we stumbled upon Bitter Suite, and decided this was where we wanted to dine. This place was 360 degrees of 'easy gorgeous' -...More

1  Thank chcrluvhols
Bitter_Suite, Manager at Bitter Suite, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Thankyou for your awesome review! We're stoked that you had a great night at Bitter Suite! What you described is exactly what we want our guests to experience. The beautiful building, the vibe, the food, the drinks and the service! Hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 3 June 2017

Saturday lunch with the family, as we had been here before and enjoyed it immensely. We basically had tapas - multiple small plates - confit duck rolls, spicy chicken wings, french fries, etc. All enjoyed the food - washed down with boutique ales. Another memorable...More

Thank Andrew C
Bitter_Suite, Owner at Bitter Suite, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

Hi Andrew C, Thankyou for your awesome feedback! We're glad you enjoyed your special day with family at Bitter Suite. Grabbing a selection of dishes and sharing is a great way to do it, pleased you all enjoyed the food and 'cool' brews! Hope to...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Great food, perfect service, we were seated outside which was very comfortable. Would certainly returnMore

Thank B2C3
Bitter_Suite, Manager at Bitter Suite, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Hi B2C3, Thankyou for your great review! We have a terrific team here that work hard to ensure you have a great experience! Outside under the return verandah is so relaxing, especially when the sun is out as you can soak it up all day!...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

we were waking past and saw the menu so decided to eat in for breakfast. the coffee was great and the service was good. the food came out in good time and was tasty. worth a go!More

Thank kristyrebecca
Bitter_Suite, Manager at Bitter Suite, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Hi kristyrebecca, Thankyou for your kind review! We're glad you enjoyed your morning with us. The coffee is fantastic, we use an amazing local company called Fonzie Abbott in Albion! The beans are 'always' top quality, perfectly roasted which makes our job easier! Hope to...More

Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Ordered beef burger, lamb wrap and chips for lunch and was bitterly disappointed with the food. Horribly soggy burger, tomato sauce that might well have been tomato paste, and some apparently old garlic hummus. Is normally great food, but definitely not on this occasion.More

Thank jstew2
Bitter_Suite, Owner at Bitter Suite, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2017

Hi jstew2, Thankyou for your feedback. Unfortunately the relish was put straight on the base which caused it to do this, as well as the juices from the meat. After speaking with you regarding your feedback we addressed it with the kitchen and have made...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Welsby Street | New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3254 4426
  • E-mail
Bitter Suite is a Restaurant and Bar situated on a corner block in the leafy suburb of New Farm. Five minute walk to The Brisbane River and Powerhouse Theatre. With a north/north westerly aspect you can enjoy sunny days under our expansive verandah from dawn to dusk! Ample heating inside and out for those winter nights! Serving high quality 'comfort' food with a twist, our experienced team of chef's prepare almost everything from scratch on site!
Washed down with an awesome selection of 'Australian owned' craft beers, wines and spirits to make you proud!
Table service is offered with fun, friendly and laid back staff to guide you through your experience with us!
We hope you enjoy!!
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