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Olio Cafe & Bar

€€ - €€€Cafe, , Mediterranean
Grey Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
3010 5559
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cod” (3 reviews)
“beef cheeks” (4 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 21:00All hours
Cafe, Australian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Grey Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Located inside the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, the place had decent food at reasonable prices. The pumpkin arancini were nice and the salad was filling if a tad salty with no dressing.

Thank PerthTraveller38
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were five of us for a mid-evening meal so we grazed on tapas. Excellent combinations on the hot and cold tapas platters and very tasty. Good selection of wine.

Thank Ian44866
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Ate here prior to seeing a show at QPAC. The waiter was aware of show timings and asked if we were attending as it was due to start about an hour after we walked in, very friendly and attentive service. We had the fish of...More

Thank Rach_L72
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here pre-show. Fish and chips and steak sandwich. So, nothing too flash and the meals were that - nothing too flash - passable. Slow service unfortunately also. $20 for each meal seemed a tad high also, but I guess expected due to the...More

Thank BuildThisLove
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We had breakfast here and it was good. Nothing special, but nothing to complain about either! They don't do poached eggs, which surprised me.

Thank Family464
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We had enjoyed a meal here many years ago, so decided to try it again. We were not disappointed. The battered cod and chips with a yummy unusual coleslaw was very good. Our guest had ricotta and spinach malfatti which looked fantastic and she said...More

1  Thank Janice C
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Arrived before 12 for a quick bite to eat, we ordered a salad and a blat sandwich. Nearly 40 minutes later the salad is bought out and the waitress explains that our order was being pushed back (why would you push an order back!!!). She...More

Thank Ness57
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I was there for a conference upstairs in the BCEC and had numerous coffees and breakfasts here over 3 days. Couldn't fault it. Better than good coffee served in quality cups. Good service. Not too noisy. Recommended.

2  Thank Gavin D
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for a quick lunch and both of us ordered the chicken, bacon, and swiss cheese wrap. It was much bigger than either of us expected and was delicious. Probably the best lunch at the best price since we arrived in Brisbane last...More

2  Thank Christine F
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Very disappointed with our pre-theatre lunch. After my 3rd choice because they had run out of some ingredients, I still didn't get what I had asked for......3rd time lucky "not". The food was very average and we had to constantly ask for service. Our party...More

Thank Suzanne B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$24
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grey Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: 3010 5559
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Olio provides an eclectic Mediterranean inspired cuisine tethered together with a modern Australian twist.
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