Piano Bar - Emporium Hotel South Bank

4.3
9 reviews
$40 and under
Modern Australian
Eclectic sophisticated chic, the Piano Bar is the perfect place to meet for a casual business meeting or pre-show bite and drink. A feast for the senses, it will leave you breathless with surprise. A decadent menu will feature light to more substantial bites that can be enjoyed with an extensive drinks selection, showcasing premium wine and spirits, boutique beers and tempting cocktails.

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

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High Tini

Dine in
Starting Sep 9, 2020·Sun 12:00-14:45, Thu-Sat 12:00-14:45

Experience a new age twist on a traditional High Tea, with Piano Bar’s High Tini – replacing the traditional glass of champagne with perfectly paired cocktails or mocktails, alongside unlimited tea and coffee.

Available from 11:30am to 3pm, featuring the latest seasonal high tea crafted by Executive Sous Chef, Alex Norman.

What 9 People Are Saying
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4.3based on all time ratings
4.1
Food
4.5
Service
4.4
Ambience
3.9
Value
Noise · Moderate
92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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GillianS
1 review
Dined on 21 November 2020
Overall5Food3Service5Ambience5

The staff were very accomodating and the cocktails were delicious!

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BrianY
1 review
Dined on 20 November 2020
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience2

We stayed here last year and were blown away by the level of service, decor and cleanliness. So for our wedding anniversary we came back for a night at the piano bar booking in for 20:15 with a view to stay for dinner. Sadly the music ended just before 9pm. I understand due to C19 hospitality is doing it hard now and booking bands is a luxury but it would of been great to be emailed letting a booking for a wedding anniversary know that the music was ending early. I'm not annoyed its just your service is usually so flawless I thought I'd mention it. Lastly it seemed the floor staff didn't really know what beer or cider was in their own fridge. Its a shame as they know everything about the cocktail menu but when it came to other beverages the seamless experience gets shakey. I dont usually write reviews but was so taken by your venue the first time I thought I would let you know.

Thank you.

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NatalieW
1 review
Dined on 13 November 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Was a bit too noisy during the piano set to have a good conversation

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OliviaW
1 review
Dined on 11 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The piano bar is a great place to relax and take in the great ambience. We enjoyed the high tea on Sunday and the Jazz group were amazing.
The food was of a high standard and great cocktails and wine.
The service was also great with very polite staff. Overall we had a great experience.

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HamiltonT
Brisbane / QLD
2 reviews
Dined on 28 December 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Nice, relaxed and refined atmosphere with a wide drinks selection. Didn't end up eating there, had food at The Terrace bar upstairs instead which was very tasty.
BUT - the Piano Bar knew nothing of our reservation - they DON’T take reservations on Friday & Saturday nights, despite it being available/bookable on Open Table. Luckily they were quiet and had plenty of seating available.
Was also disappointed the advertised live piano/jazz wasn’t on over the Christmas/New Year period, this is the main reason we wanted to go.

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Leanne
1 review
Dined on 13 December 2019
Overall1Food4Service3Ambience2

My expectations of an Emporium dining experience were high (my Terrace dinner had been amazing) so I chose to bring my guest for ‘High Tini’ at the Piano Bar. But...
- firstly, my booking should not have been accepted on the website because there was a private function on in the Piano Bar at the time of my booking and it was closed to everyone else;
- the Food
- the waiter in Belle Époque seated us at the table under the dripping air conditioning unit. Thankfully it was a table for four so we moved ourselves to avoid the drips landing on my guest’s plate.
- the fruit flies hanging around the tiered plate and zipping around our heads did not make for relaxed conversation.
I was disappointed and embarrassed overall. Sadly, I learned that there are better value, lovelier environments for high tea in Brisbane.

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KateR
1 review
Dined on 26 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Went for the High Tini on a Tuesday, was a lovely calm experience, the waiter/bartender was extremely attentive and kind. Food, coffee and mocktails were lovely too. Went with a friend and her newborn and we all enjoyed our High Tini experience.

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Willy
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined on 5 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great place - fun experience. High tea with a difference. Would definitely recommend this option at The Emporium.

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Aanikoannie
1 review
Dined on 20 June 2019
Overall5Food3Service4Ambience5

Should have more finger food and regular table service or tablet ordering method.

FAQs

Piano Bar - Emporium Hotel South Bank is rated 4.3 stars by 9 OpenTable diners.

Piano Bar - Emporium Hotel South Bank does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://emporiumhotelsshop.com.au/collections/gift-vouchers.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.