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Northshore Harbour Cafe

297 MacArthur Avenue | Hamilton, Brisbane, Queensland 4007, Australia
+61 7 3172 0595
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“fish tacos” (6 reviews)
“hash cakes” (4 reviews)
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Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
297 MacArthur Avenue | Hamilton, Brisbane, Queensland 4007, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an exceptional location right by the Brisbane River and a brilliant opportunity to deliver great food and a great customer experience. Sadly this is not the case. While the food is fairly good and some of it excellent, the service is nonexistent due...More

1  Thank keith1002017
findlife, Manager at Northshore Harbour Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Keith, Thank you for taking the time to review our beautiful cafe. Whilst we are happy to hear you have enjoyed the food, we are sorry to hear the rest of your experience was underwhelming. We have recently undergone a change in service here...More

Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Went for breakfast and enjoyed the view and adjacent beach, park and playground, but the food was ordinary. Corn fritters were burnt on outside and uncooked inside, eggs benedict was only luke warm, and no sweetener available for those who want to avoid sugar in...More

Thank Kyzyk
findlife, Manager at Northshore Harbour Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Hello Kyzyk! We are so sorry to hear about your experience with us at Northshore Harbour! It is quite out of character as we pride ourselves on our quality of food. Next time definitely tell our waitresses because we would of love to rectify this...More

Reviewed 7 June 2017

Great breakfast (on a usual weekend morning), with terrific views on a crisp Winter's Day. Staff were polite, efficient and helpful. Loved the new-look menus too. Lots of space in different areas. Attended a wedding not long ago and was impressed at the decorating, ambiance...More

2  Thank family_of_four_qld
findlife, Manager at Northshore Harbour Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Hello Family of four! We are so happy to hear your experience with us! This place is magically during weddings with the water and views. Thank you so much, all of us here at Northshore Harbour adore each other! We are so glad that our...More

Reviewed 5 June 2017

Four adults dined here for lunch and we loved it. fish and calamari beautiful. wine was great. the service was slow but we were here for a relaxing lunch. the staff were friendly and the restaurant area was clean, well set out and a lovely...More

1  Thank Gaillm
findlife, Manager at Northshore Harbour Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Hello Gaillm! We are so happy your enjoyed your visit and lunch. We are sorry your service was slow but we are so happy to hear you were relaxed either way! We look forward to seeing you again! Warm Regards, Kay Navarro Assistant Manager

Reviewed 31 May 2017

Found this place by accident, tucked away from everything - truly Brisbane's best kept secret! Food and service was as impeccable as the nighttime view, started off with the parmesan pizza bread, as I am cutting down carbs this was a heaven sent!! - got...More

2  Thank kristiarncp
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I booked a table for 11 people for a Mother's Day lunch but was not told that only a set menu was available. We arrived and waited for 30 minutes before getting up to ask for menus. They had run out and were printing more....More

Thank 577mlw
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

It took 30 minutes for coffee to arrive then 10 minutes later our teas. Breakfast wasn't served until 1 hour 20minutes later after ordering. And one of our orders came out 10 minutes after the rest. Staff were nice but all in inconsistent uniforms which...More

Thank Renae L
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Service - Served by Bonnie. Excellent service with such a lovely smile! What a lovely cafe to enjoy a sunny morning by the river! Food and coffee was excellent and well priced. Our bonus was watching the Pacific Dawn sail up the river on her...More

2  Thank ronellew2017
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Service - Served by Roxy - Excellent! Nothing is too much trouble and with a smile. Food - fantastic and great value Very relaxing and worth a visit.

3  Thank maxine d
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Tucked away in Hamilton just a little up from Eat Street is a quirky cafe with a relaxed atmosphere. This was our first time here and we love the place. The food was delicious and the service from Bonnie and a Julia was fantastic.More

2  Thank Mark F
findlife, Manager at Northshore Harbour Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Hi there Mark F, Thanks so much for your review of Northshore Harbour Cafe. We are all delighted we made your date that extra special! We are also pleased to hear that the lovely Bonnie, and Julia looked after you both so well. We look...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 297 MacArthur Avenue | Hamilton, Brisbane, Queensland 4007, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3172 0595
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