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Continental Cafe

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21 Barker St, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
+61 7 3254 0377
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11:30 - 23:30
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 23:30
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 23:30
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Brisbane, Australia
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313 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you to the chef and staff at the Continental Cafe for the sensational job of catering my partner's 60th Birthday party. It couldn't have been better. The private room was set our perfectly, the food was spot on, all our guests commented on how much they enjoyed their meals, and everyone's meals arrived at the same time (no mean... More 

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Thank Elizabeth2859
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

My family celebrated mums 70th in the private dining room adjoining the main part of the restaurant. The service was excellent, their signature chicken risotto very tasty, along with other main meals and coffee

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Thank Edward S
Ocean View, Australia
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115 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

Bewildered by the rapid and increasing changes in one of our favourite Brisbane areas, we decided to try Continental Cafe, knowing it is loved by locals. Our first visit had disappointed us many years ago. Must have been a "What the heck" mood because we are strictly not into the commercialization of St Valentine''s Day either, but finding somewhere a... More 

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Thank Dojii
Brisbane
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93 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

Last dined at Continental Cafe several years ago. It's one of our locals so when we decided to go out for dinner on an impulse, the Continental came to mind. We were not disappointed. It had maintained the same high standards as our previous visits. Service was welcoming and friendly. Food, of course, was excellent - my wife asked if... More 

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Thank ByeByeDXB
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

It was simply 1 st class from start till finish. Brilliant service and food. Reminded us of a cafe in Paris. Highly recommended

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Thank Joanne M
Perth, Australia
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335 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Proper chef and team here. From the plating to the palate, perfectly cooked barramundi, confident French onion soup, and delicious duck. Unexpected quality with friendly service.

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Thank bizcoach27
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62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

This is a great find. We have been here many times and everytime the food and service is terrific. The menu is stable with good choices for everyone and as the name suggests the theme is continental, mainly French and Italian but also there is the delightful liver and onions. Good wine choice too.

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Thank Andy B
Australia
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

We had an early dinner here before heading to the movies and really impressed with the food and service. Great also that you can have dinner so early. Everything was fresh, well presented and reasonably priced. Definitely a place we will return to and it was lovely that the chef came over and spoke to us. Good size serves and... More 

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Thank SandyHAustralia
Melbourne, Australia
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Group of 8. Service was excellent I had the 200g eye fillet Medium. It was well presented and cooked to perfection. As an entree I had the Bruschetta which was more than ample. Tomato was succulent and the oil topping added to the tomato flavour. The only issue was the seating which fir short legged people was uncomfortable.

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Thank 138JoeS
Courtenay, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Being a Wednesday night we were surprised that the only tables that were free were on the street! Wow did we luck out! Nice breeze and cool air was fantastic. Our waitress Hannah was very good and she looked after us very well. I started with a very good dark ale And we also ordered a great bottle of Pinot... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$26
Cuisine
European, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 23:30
Monday
11:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:30
Thursday
11:30 - 23:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:30
Saturday
08:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Barker St, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3254 0377
Description
An iconic European bistro, a destination for an intimate dinner for two, a family gathering or a corporate function with flair.

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