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Bar Alto

L 1 119 Lamington St, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
+61 7 3358 1063
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
L 1 119 Lamington St, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed dinner before seeing a show. The food was certainly delicious, would want to be for the price! I ordered sparkling wine. Said I didn't want actual champagne. Received the bill. Two very expensive glasses of champagne. Oh my god! 😱🤦🏻‍♀️🥂 Sure, it was nice,...More

Thank ReneeGlenn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having recently moved to Brisbane how lucky we are to have discovered Bar Alto across the river from our apartment. Jump on the River Hopper and whether is a Sunday lunch or a pre-show dinner we have had without exception a great experience. Staff attentive...More

Thank Kate B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fantastic evening at Bar Alto to celebrate a friend's birthday. Seated on the deck overlooking the Brisbane River, the view was fantastic. The staff were attentive and friendly with excellent advice regarding the menu and wine list. The specials for the evening included a...More

Thank Rodney J
Reviewed 6 September 2017

A great place for a drink and/or food. Great menu, good variety to choose from. The view over the river is fantastic. Highly recommend!

Thank Nat S
Reviewed 6 September 2017

An Italian restaurant than can't get risotto right? Bland and barely warm. It didn't help that the couple at the next table arrived 10 minutes after we ordered and were served before we were. To the credit of the lady to whom I complained we...More

Thank lesnix4
Reviewed 10 August 2017

As we travel from the Sunshine Coast to see our son's shows, we have a meal at one of two eateries at the Powerhouse. We chose to dine at Bar Alto. It was a busy night as our wairess guided us to our table. She...More

Thank Helen L
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Menu over-promised and under-delivered. We both had the lamb dish which was small and only just warm. Fat on the lamb wasn't rendered. Miserable amount of vegetables accompanying. We would not eat here again.

1  Thank Jemeg
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We enjoyed an awesome Saturday lunch with friends. Totally mesmerised by the fantastic and real river view. The service was exceptional. The only reason this is not 5 star is that the seafood risotto entry was a little bland and lacking seafood and my lamb...More

Thank Shane M
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We had lunch as a group of 8. Book so you can get a great table as it’s a busy restaurant. We sat outside overlooking the river - it was chilly but heaters and blankets were on call. Meals were outstanding. The menu and crockery...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I went to bar alto for lunch with a friend on the weekend. Unfortunately the restaurant was fully booked but we managed to grab a table outside on the veranda and ordered from the bar menu. The view was beautiful and the weather perfect. We...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: L 1 119 Lamington St, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3358 1063
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