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111 Racecourse Rd, Brisbane, Queensland 4007, Australia
+61 7 3630 1230
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07:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 16:00
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Sydney, Australia
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52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stopped here for Saturday breakfast. Staff were very pleasant and attentive. Loved my avocado with haloumi. Coffee was excellent. We picked this cafe as it appeared to have the most people in it, we weren't disappointed.

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Thank Wlisaann
Sydney, Australia
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Breakfast for a lazy Sunday turned into something akin to a comedy; except we weren't laughing. My wife ordered a meal of fried egg on sourdough whilst I ordered eggs on wholemeal. When the meals came and I started eating, I found that the eggs were both barely warm and certainly not hot. Sitting in the kitchen for a while... More 

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Thank Travelbuff581
London, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

Grabbed a quick breakfast with a mate after picking him up from the airport. He highly recommended it and the food/coffee met the mark in my opinion. The good thing about this place is it is on Racecourse road so there is plenty to do around that area. There is parking underneath (Coles) and when we arrived, although it was... More 

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Bundaberg, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed breakfast Thursday & Friday morning before a conference. The food and coffee was excellent, the service was good and the location, just off the street, was private and nicely decorated. Nothing bad to say - even the prices were reasonable. Thoroughly recommend the cooked beakfast - poached eggs, tomatoes & wiltered spinach leaves and the natural juices which they... More 

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Thank Kresha H
Cairns, Australia
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Unhelpful, disinterested service . . . She was on her mobile so neglected to even see me waiting for service. Salad was good . . . Ingredients were fresh. I would have preferred more flavour, but it was ok. Large meal and a reasonable price. Cutlery dirty and the bowl was chipped . . . Lacking attention to detail.

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Thank Chris_in_CairnsAU
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

3 of us went for breakfast. Being vegetarian i was happy to see a variety of options. Coffee was a good standard. Everyone happy with taste and quantity of meals. We fid notice the seating area could do with some maintenance. Plants half dead and wood off seating area. Other than that we will be back next time in town.

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Thank Ausjet01
Brisbane Region, Australia
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

My partner and I have enjoyed breakfast here on a number of occasions; it's close to home and nice to have somewhere so close for Sunday brunch. Zest is also just the spot for a quick coffee before tackling the grocery shopping at the supermarket next door. Service is good, the staff are always attentive and helpful. The dining space,... More 

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Thank iheartmybeagle
Biggenden, Australia
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2015

Great menu & the food was delicious! Had brunch with our daughter & there is gluten free choices on menu. Staff were very accommodating when my husband was on a business call for quite some time, they offered to keep his meal warm until he returned to the table. Lovely friendly staff.

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Thank Julie J
Brisbane Region, Australia
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2015

My husband and I were looking for a quick lunch before doing the shopping. We tried Zest near the supermarket at Ascot. I ordered a corn beef with pickled vegetables on multigrain bread. It is hard to get a fairly healthy meal that is delicious but this fitted the bill. Not expensive it was full of meat, which was as... More 

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Thank Jenny S
Brisbane, Australia
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2014

I first went here with a voucher and we both enjoyed it immensely - the seating, outdoors, is slightly Moroccan in feel and certainly is equipped for both just one diner or a group of ten. The food - especially those mushrooms - is wonderful and beautifully cooked. I've been back a few times and each time there is still... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Thai
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 16:00
Monday
07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 17:00
Thursday
07:00 - 17:00
Friday
07:00 - 17:00
Saturday
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Racecourse Rd, Brisbane, Queensland 4007, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3630 1230

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