We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

The Gardens Club

€€ - €€€
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
75 Gardens Point Road | City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane, Queensland 4001, Australia
+61 7 3012 9606
07:30 - 15:00
Closed now
See all hours
Mon - Fri 07:30 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 07:30 - 16:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

30 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 30: English reviews
Level Contributor
203 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to the Gardens Club for a very late breakfast ... the cafe is located on the edge of the City Botanical Gardens next to QUT ... there are tables and chairs under the trees near the kiosk/servery where you can order food and drinks ... I had the vegan plate ($18) that was delicious ... the staff are... More 

Thank Mike M
Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I often take a small group of visually impaired and blind friends on walks from Southbank, over the Goodwill bridge and through the City Botanic Gardens. On occasion, we'll stop at the Gardens Club for a coffee and cake. The staff are very helpful and the food tasty. A welcome stop on a stroll through the Gardens.

Thank Mike C
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

wanted something for lunch that wasn't fast food and found this place in the park. Had lovely salads, but we chose the avocado and chicken on sourdough which was great. lovely stop

Thank Paul H
Uxbridge, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
114 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

This small cafe is well situated in the city's botanic gardens, and a perfect spot to laze away a sunny afternoon. You are in the heart of the gardens, so it is very peaceful, and a great place to watch some of the bird life in the area. Wide selection of hot and cold drinks as well as sweet treats,... More 

Thank Dom B
New Farm, Queensland, Australia
Level Contributor
46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Charming, historical and peaceful, this lovely original cottage has been preserved as part of the Brisbane Botanical Gardens heritage. I remember it when the QUT campus was the original Brisbane Art College and we used to frequent it then. A lovely cool spot for a coffee, breakfast or lunch, great breakfast menu, good value for money and dare I say... More 

Thank Jennifer P
Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
85 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We booked this cafe for a birthday lunch and from all the website and social media information, I thought it would be a little more upmarket. The menu, style of food and pricing reflects a nice restaurant but it comes across as more of a canteen/kiosk with a small window serving people. There was no table service, tables need a... More 

Thank Rockytribe
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

After strolling the malls of Brisbane and a leisurely walk around the City Botanic Gardens, this cafe was a welcome lunchtime stop. The location and facilities are excellent. The service was quick, professional and very polite. Now for the food - we enjoyed a meza plate between 2 and besides being just the right amount to satisfy, the food was... More 

Thank Lopsy69
Plumpton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
62 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

I've never had such dreadful service anywhere before. I placed my order at the till and we waited. Service was slow. It wasn't that busy but it wasn't quiet. Finally one of the coffees arrived. 10 minutes later my tea and my youngest son's drink and cake arrived but not the food/drink for my eldest son. By this point my... More 

Thank porkmummy
Cairns, Australia
Level Contributor
31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Visiting Brisbane recently we were delighted to walk up through the Botanic Gardens to the Gardens Club. The staff were attentive and friendly and the meals were great. There was also a tip jar for the charity of the week, which, the week we were there was for Orange Sky Laundry. I'd recommend this 'cafe' to anyone who would enjoy... More 

Thank darknell
Level Contributor
26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We chose The Gardens Club as our wedding and reception venue, and it was one of the best choices we made. The staff are incredibly helpful, obliging and knowledgeable when it comes to organising events, and the venue and its location is quintessential traditional, tropical Queensland. We held our ceremony in the garden at the front of the venue and... More 

2 Thank Jennifer H

Travellers who viewed The Gardens Club also viewed

Brisbane, Brisbane Region
Brisbane, Brisbane Region

Been to The Gardens Club? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Gardens Point Road | City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane, Queensland 4001, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3012 9606

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of The Gardens Club and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from The Gardens Club staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?