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Customs House Restaurant

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399 Queen St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
+61 7 3365 8921
10:30 - 16:30
15:30 - 22:00
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Sun 09:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 16:30
Tue - Sat 15:30 - 22:00
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58 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Strolling along the river my sister and I first walked into a cheaper restaurant nearby. We sat down, looked at the menu and listened to the noise level (rackety). We left looking for something better. Wow, we found it! We discovered the Customs House. We were lucky to get a table and sat outside on the balmy night in the... More 

Thank Ozerider
Brisbane, Australia
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was amazing, steak just melted in your mouth everyone in our family group loved their meals. Then came desert, it was delicious. The staff we're very attentive without being over the top. We really enjoyed our night and would love to go again for the next celebration. The view was very pretty with the bridge in the back... More 

Thank Joannebris
Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The exquisite building of the Custom House standing on the bank of the Brisbane River now houses an excellent restaurant. A great place for lunch. We experienced friendly staff who were knowledgeable and served beautifully cooked meals. A definite place to go to.

Thank Ron906
Brisbane, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had our wedding reception at Customs House. Not only was the food incredible but the staff were super helpful and accomodating with everything. On the day thof service was second to none and all at a very competitive price point!

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Thank 318samuelw
Brisbane, Australia
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food we chose was excellent, scollops, trout and soufflé, the wait staff we had Lola was very attentive and very pleasant, we will go back Thanks

Thank MikeLBrisbane
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78 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great venue steeped in local history with a relaxing open area view of Brisbane riverside. The restaurant offers a Sunday breakfast or brunch at a reasonable price. Students and alumni of Queensland University receive a 10% discount.

Thank Ewen M
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to have your name value, you need to work hard. Pls do hire right staffs! Esp when it comes to manager and supervisor position. Food - just average. Compare to the price, I will say it is overpriced. Location - good location since you can have the vibe of old and classic Custom House experience. Service -terrible!... More 

Thank lovelydaytoyou
Redland City, Australia
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63 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I attended a business breakfast function at the Customs House and was impressed with not only the venue but the food that we were served. For once we were not only given something different from the standard bacon and eggs or eggs benedict but the food itself was fresh, well presented and very tasty. To start we had a lovely... More 

Thank YassieG
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently ate here for my Mum's birthday. Food was delicious, service was very attentive and the view was spectacular over to the Story Bridge. Would definitely come back again for another meal. Wouldn't say it's cheap but if you're wanted some good food, it's a great choice.

Thank Karina01
Warwick, Australia
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to the High Tea on a Saturday 2pm. For the price I would say it was disgusting. Sandwiches were egg & lettuce, chicken & mayo & salmon. Cakes included a basic carrot cake and a scone. The endless cups of tea and coffee didn't happen. Just the one each and staff kept trying to take food away from our... More 

Thank Dan M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$57
European, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:30
10:30 - 16:30
15:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 16:30
15:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 16:30
15:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 16:30
15:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 16:30
15:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 399 Queen St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3365 8921
Customs House has a licensed restaurant which provides inside dining in heritage surroundings as well as outside dining overlooking the river and the Story Bridge. The relaxed dining ambience is popular with tourists, business clients and local customers. Guests can be assured of excellent food, fantastic river views and friendly professional service. The cuisine is modern Australian with an emphasis on fresh seasonal produce including seafood. The wine list has quality wines at competitive prices.Head Chef: Didier Pollaert Chef de Cusine: John OffenhauserLunch: Monday - Sunday 12 noon until 2.30pm Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday from 6.00pm Sunday Breakfast from 9am Cake and Coffee: Every day from 9am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?