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Inspired by the Italian art of feasting, the carefully crafted shared menu is where local seasonal produce and high quality authentic ingredients come together to form a modern yet authentic dining experience. Grab a drink at the bar and nestle into the comfortable and contemporary venue as you soak up the spectacular views and vibrant atmosphere of one of the best Italian restaurants Brisbane has to offer.
Boasting a mix of sleek modern industrial interiors and classic Australian design features, our dynamic yet relaxed atmosphere strikes the perfect tone for your afternoon cocktail affair.
- Surfaces sanitised between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
- Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Traditional Tiramisu Cake
Risotto del Giorno
Ask your waiter for Risotto of the day
Toasted Bread with braised wild field mushrooms, roasted red onion & goat's curd
Fantastic service everyone so friendly and attentive. Wine was lovely will definitely be back highly recommend
Lovely location. Gorgeous view. Very friendly staff. Responsive and helpful service. A crazy friendly tame lizard added to the laughs. The few share plates we ordered were very nice.
Can’t restaurant will definitely return. Service was superb, thank you Sarah.
Wait staff didn’t ‘scan’ the venue when attending to usual tasks. Consequently, we often had to wait for service and try to catch their attention.
Otherwise this was a great restaurant.
The price you pay for the food is extremely over priced. The mains were cold and poorly prepared. The margarita pizza was sloppy and the base was soggy. The lamb tasted as if it had been pulled out of a water bucket.
Love Popolo, great food. Waitstaff were amazing, the lady serving our table was excellent.
Amazing service, food and vibe. Staff were all amazing!
We love Popolo for family or group occasions. The sharing plates are generous and the food is always delicious.
Whilst in a nice location with great staff both front and back of house, real cocktails made correctly good seating and lighting making it a great experience but at a table of 6 we ordered multiple share plates and offering food arrived in good timing bar one that came as we finished the rest, we all found the food to lack taste and any real value from meatballs that just tasted of dry meat to seafood what reminded us of the Takeaway down the road, staff could not fault taste and overall food was very average, we all agreed we don’t mind paying for good food but unfortunately this was over priced for what we received, we would come back for a cocktail but not the food.
The service was excellent. Food was brought out quickly and same with the drinks. The woman who served us checked on us regularly and was wonderful! Always love dining at Popolo’s.
Food was ok but nothing special. Noisy but social distancing was maintained.
Food and service was excellent, would recommend.
Lovely setting, friendly service and delicious food.
So impressed with the food. Wine was delicious. Service was friendly and attentive. We loved it. Can’t wait to go back.
Authentic Italian food and service overlooking the Brisbane River and city buzz.
Great venue for a relaxing lunch or intimate dinner.
Be sure to book not to miss out.
Great food and service would definitely return and could recommend
The food and service were amazing!!!! Love their taste in music too. Could not fault a thing
Very disappointed. The position ambience and service was excellent. The food however was tasteless , and expensive .
Love love love this restaurant - food, staff, service and view exceptional!
We had a multiple of different food requirements, and all dishes were superb. Service was excellent and nice view of city lights
Lovely view of the lights, bridge and river. This is a superb venue for alfresco dining. The food is great quality italian and worth a try.
I don't know how I never knew this is existed...I will be back for sure!!!
Good for: outdoor dining; views; quality and traditional italian; moderate noise; polite and responsive service; good car parking and close to southbank amenities.
Very good food and service, items in the menu rare to find somewhere else in Brisbane
A wonderful restaurant. Outstanding service and food.
The food was amazing as was the team and the service! 10/10 would recommend!
Popolo on the Brisbane river at South Bank is a great venue for night time dining with the lights of the city in the background. Tasty food, attentive, friendly staff made for a great night out.
Superb food and service, staff lovely and know their content, I love the food at this restaurant
Food was great, cocktails were very good. Food came out quickly which is always a plus.
Popolo is great! Love this place! Always a great time.
The food was amazing. Staff were very friendly and attentive especially our main waitress who was outstanding and probably best service I have had anywhere for a while. Will be back !
Excellent service and food was amazing. Will definitely go back.
Really lovely staff with a deep understanding of the menu and recommendations. Food was amazing and the view was just as good! Loved it!
We have returned to Popolo many times over the years and have always enjoyed the experience - food, service and ambience - all great.
Fabulous food, venue, service and location. Well suited for all ages and sharing plates are a delicious way to celebrate modern Italian delicacies.
Very happy with our dining experience at Popolo. Staff were very attentive, food amazing and price reasonable. Would highly recommend.
Made our special occasion so memorable. Staff were so helpful with allergy modifications. Best italian I have had. Totally recommend.
Always have the ragu and it was still good but not as good as it usually is. It's usually 'amazing' but the meat was a bit tough and the sauce was rather watery. Still enjoyed it but as we always have it, we noticed the difference. Still very much enjoyed ourselves
and will be coming back on the next occasion.
The service was excellent! Our waitress Sara was amazing, so attentive and friendly. We enjoyed all our sharing platters, generous portions. The atmosphere was also good, not too noisy.
Amazing service with the waiters being so friendly and welcoming. Food was tasty and very authentic.
Fantastic lunch in all respects, though got overcharged $90 which I didn’t realise until I got home. Popolos was very responsive when I rang though, and immediately credited the amount. Have been there several times and always enjoy it.
Delicious food and very well looked after. Fantastic!
Popolo Restaurant is rated 4.6 stars by 649 OpenTable diners.
Popolo Restaurant does offer gift cards which you can purchase here http://popolodining.com/vouchers/.
You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.