Stokehouse Q

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$41 to $100
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Modern Australian
Stokehouse Q is one of Brisbane’s favourite riverside dining destinations, encapsulating the best of absolute waterfront locations with an open-plan restaurant overlooking the river and a design that takes full advantage of the celebrated Queensland climate.
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4.5based on recent ratings
4.5
Food
4.5
Service
4.6
Ambience
4.1
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OT
Adelaide / SA
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing food, great service and really cool atmosphere.

KM
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined on 17 January 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Great service, beautiful view, amazing atmosphere. Some of the food flavours didn’t quite work together super well. Standard of food was spectacular however.
Wine and drink list is amazing. They also have unique wine from
Smaller wine makers which is lovely.

GR
1 review
Dined on 15 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Service was exceptional and food and location were great. We’ll be back.

PM
1 review
Dined on 13 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Ben was outstanding in his job, very knowledgeable and personable. He should be commended for his service.

E
Sydney / NSW
3 reviews
Dined on 13 January 2020
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience3

We arrived from NZ and wanted a good restaurant for Monday lunch. I booked online and indicated it was a special occasion. We were never asked what it was, so why ask? The restaurant had loud music playing. The maître d’ showed us to a big round table (we were 3) that she said would be quieter. It meant my view was the serving wall and it was an odd spatial experience being on this table.
The food was delicious but the portions are not generous. We enjoyed our time with our guest which was the most important thing - and she had a great view of the river. We wouldn’t return.

CR
Melbourne / VIC
2 reviews
Dined on 11 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We visited the bar area for a drink before dinner. The staff on both areas were really lovely and made our experience at Stokehouse special. We had to be finished but a certain time and the waiter made sure everything ran on time. Will definitely go back!

JW
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 9 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

StokehouseQ is a brilliant example of fine dining in Brisbane. Attentive and passionate (foodie) staff. We had the perfect night with an amazing custom made marbled birthday cake bought out as a surprise, our bday girl guest. 5* all round. Especially for those city/riverside views. Highly recommended.

SD
1 review
Dined on 9 January 2020
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience5

It’s a nice place but the 1.5% credit card surcharge is inappropriate.

OT
1 review
Dined on 8 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Thoroughly enjoyed lunching at Stokehouse. Menu was superb and our party were all very happy with our choices. Staff were knowledgeable and also patient and laidback - much appreciated in a long lazy lunch on the river.

PL
1 review
Dined on 7 January 2020
Overall3Food2Service4Ambience4

Been a customer for many years but maybe no more. . The food was the most disappointing we have had. The steak was good, two of the morteon bay bugs were ok but overpriced for what was served. The third, the 350gram was bad. Very little loose pieces of meat and oversauced to fill the shell. Waste of money. The ceviche was oversalted to the point not edible. Had the same course in the St Kilda branch the week before and was excellent.

Thankfully the service and ambiance was excellent.

Complained when paying. Been waiting for a call from the manager to discuss. No call received. Another bad mark.

DC
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined on 4 January 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience5

Great outlook over Brisbane city. Interesting options on the menu. The wine selection is solid also. Our service by our wait staff was great.

PV
1 review
Dined on 4 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It was out wedding anniversary and we had high expectations, the lunch was totally delightful and we were very happy to have chosen Stokehouse for our special day.

OT
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 3 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service, great food

S
1 review
Dined on 2 January 2020
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience5

Lovely meals and knowledgeable and efficient staff. That said the meal appeared a little rushed, with minimal gap between entree and the main, clearing drinks before they were finished, just was a little off putting.

The food was good, but not convinced on good value.

J
1 review
Dined on 29 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It was really nice and the host really knew what they were doing.

SE
1 review
Dined on 27 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Being in Business as well, I know that we are now beholden to the review system and the fickleness of the public. It is hard to get people who have a good experience to actively review but it is really easy to get the one bad review, that is so damaging. So here is my review. Excellent in every way. Highly recommend this restaurant. Amazing food, service and location. Thank you.

KG
1 review
Dined on 24 December 2019
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Amazing food, great service and a fabulous location.

RO
1 review
Dined on 22 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent service with a passion for the food and appropriate drinks. We had a great birthday celebration.

AM
London
3 reviews
Dined on 21 December 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

A superb meal as usual and even though the restaurant was busy with seasonal visitors the staff maintained a high level of attentiveness. We did not feel rushed. Everyone was friendly and knowledgeable. Great view of the fireworks on the river too!

ML
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined on 20 December 2019
Overall2Food2Service4Ambience4

Service and location are great but food quality and flavour have dropped significantly from what It used to be. Seriously overpriced.

RP
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined on 18 December 2019
Overall2Food2Service4Ambience5

Never have I paid so much for so little. I am astonished at what $48 can buy. A 1/2 inch strip of duck breast and some confit to accompany does not a meal make and to have to purchase a side dish as well beggars belief. Stokehouse has suffered from it's own self importance I fear. I have eaten at Stokehouse at least 6 times in the past and have always recommended it to others. That will not happen again. There is no value for money except for the view which, I suspect, is what Stokehouse is now trading on as it certainly is not the food. Whilst the little piece of meat I was served was flavoursome and beautifully cooked I thought I was on the receiving end of a joke when presented with this morsel on a huge white plate. My dinner partners were equally unimpressed with their meals (one was an interstate travel agent who, I predict, won't be recommending Stokehouse to any of her clients) both in size and palatability. Never again Stokehouse and won't be recommending this venue to anyone.

OT
1 review
Dined on 16 December 2019
Overall2Food3Service1Ambience3

Food service extremely slow. Not good enough for a venue charging those prices.

AM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 15 December 2019
Overall2Food1Service4Ambience2

Appalled at the tiny snapper fillet that was served as a main meal without any accompaniments and cost $54. Won't be going back.

JL
1 review
Dined on 15 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Delicious food from starter to dessert. Perfect position on the river with great city views particularly when only two dining. A great restaurant for a special occasion.

KK
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined on 12 December 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Great food service and view! Would like to come back for special occasions

B
Brisbane / QLD
2 reviews
Dined on 12 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Lovely setting attentive staff interesting menu and great atmosphere. Bit too pricy but special occasion warranted it.

S
1 review
Dined on 10 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great relaxed atmosphere, great view and supurb food.

AM
1 review
Dined on 9 December 2019
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience3

Our son ordered a $100 steak. Was the size of your fist and he was underwhelmed by the taste. I ordered a $26 glass of bollinger, which I then tipped over. Would have been thoughtful if they replaced. Instead the waitress said’ “oh no! Would you like to purchase another one?”

LP
1 review
Dined on 9 December 2019
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience5

Food was cold, a meal forgotten, I had to ask when our meals would be coming. I complained about the meal and services. I was deeply saddened by the experience given that this was such a special occasion.

D
1 review
Dined on 9 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The celebration lunch at your restaurant was superb so our daughters graduation day was one she will surely remember. Thank you from the Byrom/Robbie clan

SB
1 review
Dined on 7 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food and service. The tomahawk steak was superb

MR
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 7 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I feel lunch is the best time at Storehouse Q. The amazing view across the river always impresses. Despite it being one if the hottest days this year the staff and fans kept us cool. The food was excellent, the wines chilled to perfection. An amazing afternoon was had by all of our party. Another memorable birthday celebration.

CE
1 review
Dined on 6 December 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

Service at the bar before dinner was not great. Took 20mins to have 4 x drinks delivered. However our server for dinner (he was from Sweden) was amazing!!!! All the food was exceptional apart from the $110 marble grade 9 steaks. They were a huge disappointment. Not at all worth the money.

A
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on 6 December 2019
Overall2Food1Service2Ambience3

Not a great place for vegetarians, limited options and I found the food very over salty. My risotto was returned to the kitchen due to extreme saltiness, the second time it was tasteless. All the sides of vegetables were also salty and no other flavours. I won’t be returning there. My friend had snapper for $48, it was tiny and not outstanding in flavour. The service was random, lacking in attention and didn’t comment on the virtually full plates returning to the kitchen. Very disappointing.

BB
1 review
Dined on 6 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic service, great food and wine! I wish all restaurants in Brisbane had this level of standards.

FV
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 3 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

As always, a superb experience at all levels. However, I don't appreciate the practice of a call on the morning of the booking to yet again confirm the booking - I only booked it the day before.

LK
1 review
Dined on 2 December 2019
Overall2Food2Service4Ambience3

I found the food to be average and for the price I expected a whole lot more.
Service was good. The restaurant was not at all busy at lunchtime so I don't know what service would be like at busy times.

KG
1 review
Dined on 30 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had a lovely night at Stokehouse Q recently. We frequently commented throughout our meal to ourselves about the outstanding service we received - and how good service really can make or break a dining experience. Everone was thoroughly lovely and knowledgeable and had the balance of professional and friendly without being over the top or annoying down pat! The food and wine was also excellent and we'd go back in a flash.

JH
1 review
Dined on 30 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great night!
Great service.
Great food
Beautiful setting.
What more can I say.....

CW
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined on 30 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had a wonderful experience, Ben was outstanding and took the experience to the next level! We’ll be back!!!