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Lock 'n' Load Bistro

142 Boundary St | West End, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 3844 0142
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good48%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
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Australian, International, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
142 Boundary St | West End, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lock n load from the street appears to be an older unassuming pub. However hidden from view is a breezy, bright beer garden. Service is incredibly friendly although slow. Food is average and coffee was good. We went for breakfast along with a large young...More

Thank M T
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I ordered the steak, one of only two meals available, the rest are snacks. .. she came back, 'sorry we don't have steak?' It was 12:30 in the middle of the lunch hour and they don't have steak? I ordered the salmon, she came back,...More

Thank ibaas2016
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Perfectly located at the top end of the Boundary St bar & restaurant scene we usually start our walks here. Bar staff always attentive, great area out the back & good happy hour deals .

Thank aussiepomcouple
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We decided to have dinner and were not disappointed! All our mains were simple delicious! I had the salmon and thoroughly enjoyed it! We sat at the courtyard on a cool breezy evening and it was lovely. Would definitely recommend this place for dinner and...More

Thank mur11
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Waiting for my husband to finish work I popped into lock n load for a beer on a hot arvo. I like going to lock n load because I don't feel weird having a beer by myself and the staff always make you feel welcome.

Thank Claudia M
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Great place for breakfast in the West End, fantastic staff and excellent customer service. Downside is they need a better air conditioning system.

Thank theurbanpilgrim
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Our social group of six decided to try Lock 'n' Load based on a recommendation and made a reservation for a 6.30pm Dinner. Immediately inside the entry door is a relatively small area with a bar...either for pre meal drinks or just to meet friends...More

Thank rogeria l
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Saturday breakfast before the West End markets. Like to eat something different so went for "Craft Beer Beans", which include bacon, cornbread and jalapeno......delicious. My wife and daughter had avocado and grilled haloumi on toast.......they weren't disappointed. Obviously the place is a bar/music/restaurant later in...More

Thank Christopher H
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We were out-of-towners up in Brisbane for a long weekend and stopped in as it was the first one open with air conditioning. Well, we were all presently surprised by the fantastic service and the best breakfast I have EVER had! It makes me want...More

Thank Kristy J
Reviewed 15 January 2017

I have visited this bar several times. The menu and food are a delight. Great atmosphere, good service. Terrific drinks selection. The garden courtyard is also a great feature when the temperature is right.

Thank Matthew G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$34
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 142 Boundary St | West End, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3844 0142
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