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Esquire

#211 of 3,312 Restaurants in Brisbane
Certificate of Excellence
££££
Australian
As featured in Best Food in Brisbane
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145 Eagle St, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 3220 2123
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Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

the food was nice, the service was excellent. But, as a three hats restaurant, the food just average.

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Thank Jun R
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to Esquire as a surprise birthday organised by my 2 friends and partner. We are all in the hospitality industry and greatly appreciate new and exciting good and friendly professional service. This restaurant met every expectation. We had an 11 course degustation and I was able to have a vegetarian alternative dishes where the others had meat. I... More 

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Armidale, Australia
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have had many degustation meals and eaten at many hatted restaurants around Australia, so there were high expectations of what a two hat restaurant in Australia should deliver. It started off fantastic. The pasta (capoletti of sweet corn and crab)was the highlight. After eating that we both said we would love to have that as a main size -... More 

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Thank jodij17
Brisbane, Australia
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142 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch with my girlfriend in Esq the casual dining part of Esquire. I have dined here many times. I love the atmosphere and the food is interesting and tasty and easy to share for two people ( I usually don't like share plates for large groups ). Overall every food dish was superb. However the only downside was the... More 

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Thank SkippyTravellerChick
Brisbane, Australia
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to do something special for my birthday, so I went here with a couple of friends. We weren't disappointed. The restaurant has river views, nice decor and ambience. We fancied cocktails, but didn't like any in the menu & they were more than happy to create something outside the menu. The food was really good. There are a... More 

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Thank terryblue777
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a birthday dinner here and it was divine. We experienced warm and exceptional service, contrary to previous reviews. My favorites from the set menu were the Kobe Beef (one slice roasted and dehydrated and the other served raw) and the pasta which was so thin and beautifully cooked. As an aside - one of the palate cleansers was... More 

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Thank Steven L
Brisbane, Australia
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We recently had the degustation with matching wines to celebrate each of our birthdays. The food, wine and service were excellent. The chef even made us an extra course of porcini cotton cakes (sounds weird, but they were delicious!). I have never enjoyed a degustation menu as much as this. Highly recommended!

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Thank Greg S
Toowoomba, Australia
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206 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

We were here two years ago, and I gave Esquire five stars, which is very rare for me. Oh how things have changed. Two years ago the restaurant pushed boundaries and kicked goals, and it is no surprise that they have earned numerous accolades since that time. However, perhaps in an effort to keep the menu changing, I think they... More 

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1 Thank alittleharsh
Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

This is a really nice restaurant hiding at side of the building. Nice ambiance over look Brisbane River and Story Bridge. Very small menu but taste really nice. Worth to try.

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Thank YL0218
Brisbane, Australia
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194 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

This was a casual drink on a Friday with bar food, not the degustation in the restaurant. Given that, we enjoyed the food and service more than our last meal here, service was very attentive. The wine list is really comprehensive and significantly better than most bars. Regarding the food anything off the coal grill is fantastic. Octopus was a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Australian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 Eagle St, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3220 2123

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