Tapworks Bar & Grill - Chermside

4.3
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32 reviews
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$40 and under
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Australian

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Great Beer
We’re lovers of all good beer and are constantly updating our craft beer offering. Thirty taps are categorised into three categories – beers you know and love, beers that are worth knowing, and beers for the adventurous drinkers.

The same principles that go into great beer – fresh ingredients and crafted with care – carry through to our kitchen. Our chefs prepare food that’s as diverse as our beer range. We’ve made sure you’ll find something that matches your thirst to your appetite! You’ll also find a great selection of wine, spirits, cocktails, as well as non-alcoholic drinks.

Whether you’re catching up with friends, having a family dinner, or taking some hard earned time out just beer-cause, we look forward to serving you fresh beer, fantastic food and warm welcomes.
What 32 People Are Saying
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4.3based on recent ratings
4.2
Food
4.2
Service
4.1
Ambience
4.1
Value
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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KymF
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined on 11 March 2020
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience3

I dined with 5 other ladies for lunch but 2 of them were very disappointed that they had to leave and buy coffee somewhere else to have with their meal. I had chosen this restuarant because of a large variety of food choices but I did not think about coffee at the time of booking so I was surprised that a restuarant does not serve coffee these days.

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LaurenM
1 review
Dined on 7 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service and the food was fantastic would definitely dine here again

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Britt
1 review
Dined on 7 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The drinks were fun - I ordered the Hubba Bubba cocktail and the Fairy floss cocktail. Both tasted amazing, the food was really good too.

I went here for a moms night out, and everyone absolutely loved it.

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Russell
1 review
Dined on 7 February 2020
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

Made a reservation for four people for 7:30pm. Arrived at 7:20pm only to be told that no table had been reserved and that they don't check the reservation list after 3pm. WHAT THE!!!

Tapworks Bar & Grill - Chermside
Responded on 15 February 2020

Hi Russel, We are sorry for causing any inconvenience on the night. I have checked with the manager on duty and your booking came through just before 6pm for a 7.30pm booking. The manager apologised and found you and your guests a table straight away. We hope you had a good night and reconsider the 1 star review. We should have checked our bookings more regularly throughout the night. To ensure this doesn't happen, we have disabled bookings to be made after 5pm on the night.

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KathleenM
1 review
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

Maybe go through the week during the day or at night. Saturday night is quite busy and very, very busy.

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KellyP
1 review
Dined on 28 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food, cocktails and staff were very friendly.

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KateA
1 review
Dined on 18 December 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

A great place to sample a range of beers. Nice food, lovely atmosphere.

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MoniqueB
1 review
Dined on 13 December 2019
Overall5Food4Service4Ambience4

Had our work Christmas function at the Tapworks Bar and Grill and we all had a fantastic night. Thank you very much :). Staff were great.

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LorenG
1 review
Dined on 2 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service and delicious food. Good cocktail list too

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StephenR
1 review
Dined on 20 October 2019
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Arrived at restuarant. Was serviced quiclkly. It was good food and a good atmosphere.

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PamR
1 review
Dined on 16 October 2019
Overall3Food3Service2Ambience4

The main attraction is the drink sampling. When we came for dinner although most people were happy with their food the service was poor. The staff didn’t look at all interested to serve us and nobody smiled. There are so many great options now at Chermside that unfriendly staff can make a difference between coming back again or going somewhere else.

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MarnieB
1 review
Dined on 5 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Service was, as always, fast, efficient and friendly. Food & drinks were all great, we had an excellent night.

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TimG
1 review
Dined on 21 September 2019
Overall4Food1Service4Ambience4

The food came out too quick. I had ordered a steak well done, it came too soon and very pink on the inside. The steak was also very fatty and as such not good value for money, considering it wasn’t cooked as ordered. My wife hardly touched her meal either with the steak burger underdone, fatty and chewy.

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Oscar7
1 review
Dined on 1 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service, food and value for money. Staff were friendly, professional and an enjoyable ambience. Would highly recommend!

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Kurtis
1 review
Dined on 16 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food, great interchanging beers on tap, service was fantastic

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DaleH
1 review
Dined on 9 August 2019
Overall3Food2Service3Ambience2

Normally I would say yes, but I ordered the fish of the day and asked if there was chilies in it, server said no, whole chilies where in the sauce (chilies give me migraines). It said there was a potato (Greek name for it)mash, it was a smear on the plate. On the up side the salmon was beautiful but basically all I could eat plus the smear of potato mash on the plate. It was also very loud, but I guess that's just the venue although I would not call it energetic. I've been there before but this time I certainly didn't leave satisfied.

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JemmaL
1 review
Dined on 13 June 2019
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Food was great and absolutely delicious. Very busy for Thursday night. Would recommend booking.

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Stinky
1 review
Dined on 5 May 2019
Overall4Food5Service3Ambience4

The only issue I have with Tap works is the lake of service. I sat at a table of 7 people for 2 hours we ate and we drank. Plates and glasses piled up to the point we were stacking them ourselves.
I’ve stood at the bar and watch staff members turn away so they did not have serve and have had to wave at staff for service when I was the only person at the bar.

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PeterR
1 review
Dined on 27 April 2019
Overall4Food3Service4Ambience4

Not a fan of the drink menu with only boutique ale beers but the food was nice

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JHales
1 review
Dined on 20 April 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Value for money was exceptional. The standard of food was outstanding in both flavour and quality. The ambience of the venue was very pleasant and the staff were extremely polite. Our family was more than happy with overall dining experience at Tapworks and will definitely be back!

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Heatherm
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined on 21 March 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Yes I would. However it would be good if the tables were prepared for pre bookings before we arrive.
Thanks to one young staff member who was willing to take initiative to bend the rules a little by taking our drinks order while the bar was quiet, rather than each of us going to the bar one at a time. (It was all going on one bill afterall).

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NarelleG
1 review
Dined on 16 March 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

We were happy with our meals except for two things: the arancini balls had nothing in the middle of them and I asked to swap the porcini patty for the Vegie patty and was charged an extra $4 which is ridiculous.

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Gwgw
Brisbane / QLD
3 reviews
Dined on 15 March 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Such a great place to have a birthday dinner that is kid friendly but also enjoyable for us adults. The kids had great food choices along with the menu being pretty amazing with what was on offer. Great food and vibe .

thank you again - will be back for sure :)

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OpenTable Diner
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined on 8 March 2019
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience5

Everything was perfect

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OpenTable Diner
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined on 7 March 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food. Awesome selection of beers

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DamienH
1 review
Dined on 23 February 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Had my wife's birthday dinner here, and was very happy with the experience. Food was good, service was good, and would happily return.

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Hydes
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined on 2 February 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Had a fantastic afternoon/night at Tapworks. The food was great, service was great, beer choices were fantastic.
We gave the cocktail menu a good nudge and they didn’t disappoint.
Thanks Tapworks for a great night. We will be back!

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WynnieA
1 review
Dined on 12 January 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food fast service! Highly recommend great atmosphere

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 5 January 2019
Overall2Food3Service1Ambience5

The waitress was very rude when one of our party was unable to eat the food given to them, as the ingredients on the menu did not indicate the meal was spicy. She returned to our table and told us she didn’t believe the meal was spicy, and then notably went and complained to the rest of the staff about the meal not being spicy.

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AnthonyM
1 review
Dined on 15 December 2018
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience4

Happy with everything as usual. Keep doing what your doing and we will be back again for sure.
Great job to all the team.

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RosemarieP
2 reviews
Dined on 8 December 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Service was great although on very busy nights food can be a little slow. We had a 6:00pm Booking which was perfect. Didn’t have to wait very long

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Amanda095
1 review
Dined on 23 November 2018
Overall2Food3Service3Ambience2

I booked a table and put a note stating it to be quiet like somewhere at the back also stated it was a surprise baby shower so we had two pregnant ladies sitting in the middle of crowds. Not cool.

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Tapworks Bar & Grill - Chermside is rated 4.3 stars by 32 OpenTable diners.

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