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Lock 'n' Load Bistro

££ - £££, International,
142 Boundary St | West End, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 3844 0142
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good51%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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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 29 March 2015

My wife and I called in late one Saturday morning just for a drink, and ended up having a snack. The craft beers are veru moreish, and bruschetta fingers very tasty. Staff were very friendly and showed excellent customer service skills. The range of patrons...More

Thank Chrisaw14
Reviewed 20 March 2015

We were celebrating a birthday - a group of eight of us - and decided to try this bistro as we had a special offer. It was a hot night - we were shown to a table out the back under a huge frangapani tree,...More

1  Thank GeoBrisbane
Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

Had brekkie today with my family... And was disgusting. The cutlery were dirty, the cappuccino didn't have froth and was very hot and taste like a burnt cow. We tried to order the pancakes but they said that the brekkie was closed but before,when we...More

1  Thank Alessandro R
Reviewed 7 March 2015

Met friends for lunch, had a couple of drinks first and bar staff were friendly and chatty. Then went to get seated for food, the outside area is great. The wait staff were attentive and the food came relatively quickly and when it did come...More

1  Thank Streuthy
Reviewed 20 February 2015 via mobile

My man and I needed a feed before a gig at the HiFi just down the road and found this place on google, I read a view average reviews here on trip advisor but we came anyway and I'm glad we did. Service was great,...More

Thank Lisa N
Reviewed 20 January 2015

Thinking boundary street West End would be a happening place on a Sat (mid afternoon), we were disappointed to find most eating estabs closed. We thus ended up at Lock'n Load Bistro where at least they advertised food until 5.00. Unfortunately, while we were able...More

Thank Gordon B
LocknLoadBistro, Manager at Lock 'n' Load Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2015

Dear customer, Please accept our sincere apologies for the lackluster experience on your last visit to Lock'n'Load. Reading through your feedback, I can definitely familiarize with your concerns, and I'm deeply disappointed that we weren't able to deliver better customer service, something that has been...More

Reviewed 11 January 2015

I would like to give this establishment a good review, I really would as these things can be so subjective - what gets up one persons nose, doesn't bother someone else etc. but after sleeping on it and reading other review - nuh! Did I...More

Thank Jan M
LocknLoadBistro, Manager at Lock 'n' Load Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2015

Hi Jan, Thank you for taking the time to post your review about LnL, and please accept our sincere apologies for your lackluster experience, as well as delayed answer to your concerns. We did have a few staff related issues after Christmas (in the first...More

Reviewed 2 January 2015

We came on Friday night to meet friends for a drink. We moved on to dinner (not the original plan) and the lovely staff member was very accommodating in finding us a table when we had not previously booked (luckily much of Brisbane is away...More

Thank Pauline K
Reviewed 12 December 2014

Sadly, like another reviewer I wish I'd written a positive review over the last two years when the food at this place was fantastic. I reviewed in October and really noticed how the food was so disappointing compared to past experiences here. We decided that...More

1  Thank Belgo96
Reviewed 1 December 2014

I selected Lock 'n' Load from a website that reviews restaurants and it has quite a high rating. Booked for 10 people, had 13 in total, and they were very accommodating. The patio in the back is somewhat unique and there's even a resident Possum...More

1  Thank TASlum
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$34
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
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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