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Journey Cafe & Bar

€€ - €€€, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
143 Racecourse Rd | Ascot, Brisbane, Queensland 4007, Australia
+61 7 3630 2747
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  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“corn fritters” (5 reviews)
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Australian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
143 Racecourse Rd | Ascot, Brisbane, Queensland 4007, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful fresh food and great coffee, will definitely be back when visiting Brisbane. Well situated along racecourse road, good service

Thank DarryEdwards
sandddweller, Owner at Journey Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks DarryEdwards. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were finally able to visit this joint. The food is scrumptious and absolutely amazing. The service is great too. The french toast was simply great, kids loved it as it was so soft. We enjoyed yellow thai curry and we had never tasted anything...More

Thank Abhinavbh
sandddweller, Owner at Journey Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your glowing review! ❤️❤️🙏

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Visited with my wife and two kids. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff. Reorganised the seating so we could sit inside on a rainy day. When we wanted to split a pancake breakfast for the kids they were really helpful and brought extra...More

Thank Melpa007
sandddweller, Owner at Journey Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Thank you! :)

Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Food was nice, large outdoor area was nice and the staff were friendly. I had the smashed avocado on toast with halloumi, and it was delicious. My meal took a very long time to arrive, however I’m putting that down to a misplaced order or...More

Thank tuckerbox_789
sandddweller, Owner at Journey Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2018

Thanks for your comments . Unusual for us to miss or misplace an order, but it can happen, so, our sincere apologies for that.

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

My partner and I came for coffee and had a grande time! We were in the area, and thought why not give it a chai?! We split a fresh muffin and each had a cup of cappuccino and it was soy soy good. Okay I'm...More

Thank Alex S
sandddweller, Owner at Journey Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Haha! Nice. Thanks

Reviewed 1 October 2018

Went to this cafe on my birthday for breakfast. Luke warm coffe in a tiny cup and the eggs were barely warm. . Won’t be back.

Thank _kand189
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We had seen reviews that said staff were friendly and what a great place so we decided to try it. We were not disappointed. The staff were so friendly, greeting us on arrival, bringing water when we were seated. The food and coffee were great....More

Thank Kochie11
Reviewed 16 September 2018

We had brunch there recently and were quite satisfied with the food and service. Like all of the Racecourse Road area parking on a weekend morning can be at a premium. Café offers inside or outside seating. Service was attentive without being intrusive. Food served...More

Thank Graeme D
sandddweller, Owner at Journey Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thanks for the review Graeme. We're pleased you enjoyed your visit. There are car spaces below the building via access beside the cafe.

Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We have dined at journey cafe for the past five years when staying in Brisbane. We ordered the signature breakfast board now served on a plate. The corn fritters were delivered separately in a bowl with a hurried apology. These were cold hard and stodgy....More

1  Thank Benley11
sandddweller, Owner at Journey Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Thank you for your review. We agree this is unacceptable, and we have taken steps to address this. We have had some staff changes recently, and a couple of new chefs in the kitchen, and this also includes some inexperienced staff. Unfortunately the senior had...More

Reviewed 15 August 2018

Pleasant and helpful staff. Owner very gracious coffee great. food good. Just wish they would ask customers to leave their dogs at HOME.

Thank Mek59
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$16
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 Racecourse Rd | Ascot, Brisbane, Queensland 4007, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3630 2747
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Located at the top end of Racecourse Road in Ascot, Journey is the go-to place for locals and visitors for great coffee, breakfast and lunch. Great for a casual get-together or an informal business meeting. At Journey we have a philosophy to prepare and serve good wholesome fresh food, and to do it simply and honestly. We also prepare catering for business meetings, parties, etc. Journey uses TOBY'S ESTATE coffee & teas exclusively, Featuring Toby's hand-crafted "Wolloomoloo" Blend, a big mouthful of body and flavour. Journey also has a range of fine teas including organic and herbal blends. We also freshly prepare our own juice combinations, and delicious smoothies.
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