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Kookaburra Cafe

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Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Australian
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280 Given Tce, Brisbane, Queensland 4064, Australia
+61 7 3369 2400
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Brisbane, Australia
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125 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We've eaten here hundreds of times and it is always great! The food & service are always consistent and lovely! Highly recommend.

Thank MrsRendogg
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Today, I visited this cafe with 7 other relatives, including 2 children under 7. When we arrived, we asked for a table outside, as we wanted a larger table with some nice views. We were informed that while we were able to sit outside, that we would probably receive lower service than the customers inside due to the lady being... More 

1 Thank Chanty M
Brisbane, Queensland
Level Contributor
35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Kookaburra Cafe has been here for many many years. It offers a great view from its back deck as well as excellent pizza and pasta. My extended family went here on a Sunday lunch and everyone loved their food. Thanks Kookaburra Cafe.

Thank brisgirl88
Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
28 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

Venture out the back to find a nook just for you. Or book the entire space for a function. Stumbled upon this quaint cafe and were pleasantly surprised after initial hesitations. Friendly service and generous portions of fresh Caesar Salad washed down beautifully with a pot of tea and great conversation with lofty views. I love history and this place... More 

Thank Deb G
Comet, Qld
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244 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

We went for a games afternoon and even on a dreadfully windy day we enjoyed it. We had lunch and afternoon tea while we were there. The food was tasty and the service friendly. I'd be happy to go back. Be warned, though, parking can be an issue. Try the side streets.

Thank Goannas
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

terrible service, food & attitude dated surroundings weird layout not to be recommended that's for sure

Thank brun0bloss
Bilambil Heights, Australia
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Picked them at random to deliver. They were friendly on the phone, on time with delivery and delivered with a smile. Pizza's were tasty. Thanks guys. Great experience.

Thank ozziegc
Brisbane, Australia
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

It had been a while since I'd visited this iconic cafe. I remember many enjoyable evenings with friends and I especially remember the pork ribs which are still on the menu. Popped into the Kookaburra for a late pizza after being to another function. The place was almost empty but it was 8.30 - that's late to eat out in... More 

Thank patrice309
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166 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

The staff are wonderful and also take their time to have a friendly conversation with you.. The pizza is heaps better there than the pizza stores like dominos.. Great selection of milkshakes and also has pizza flavours you won't find at the pizza stores... Also has huge pizzas for parties I love it here...

Thank Becky B
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

We walked past for lunch and were greeted by friendly staff. We shared a lamb pizza which was delicious. Staff were polite and the Resturant had a nice atmoposhere. Reasonably priced too. It's worth a try if you're in Paddington.

Thank SlamminSalmon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Australian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 280 Given Tce, Brisbane, Queensland 4064, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3369 2400

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