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“Catchy name, cool concept, basic but lots of fun ”
Review of The Prawnster

The Prawnster
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Ranked #431 of 6,954 Restaurants in Brisbane Region
Price range: US$19 - US$27
Description: (open from 13/8/2020) Trawler direct seafood in the Brisbane CBD FRESH IS BEST! Takeaway or on-board dining at THE PRAWNSTER Freshly cooked local prawns, Moreton Bay bugs...Only wild catch Australian seafood. Local trawlers mean the catch can be literally just hours out of the ocean and ready to eat.
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Description: (open from 13/8/2020) Trawler direct seafood in the Brisbane CBD FRESH IS BEST! Takeaway or on-board dining at THE PRAWNSTER Freshly cooked local prawns, Moreton Bay bugs...Only wild catch Australian seafood. Local trawlers mean the catch can be literally just hours out of the ocean and ready to eat.
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

With a name like the Prawnster, who could help but want to check out this new addition to the Brisbane dining scene?

The Prawnster is a boat berthed at Dockside at Kangaroo Point, with a floating pontoon next to it. There are some small tables on the boat, and some tables for larger groups on the pontoon.

The menu is super basic - fresh seafood served straight off the trawler, and nothing else. Literally nothing else. Not only do you bring your own drinks, you bring your own plates, cutlery, bread, salad or whatever else you fancy! So, come prepared is what I’m saying.

My husband and I shared the $90 platter for 2 people, of prawns, bugs, salmon sashimi and 6 oysters. There are 3 or 4 cheaper platter options on offer too.

The seafood was delicious. I wouldn’t say it was particularly cheap, but I guess you are paying in part for the experience of dining on a boat or pontoon, which was indeed a lot of fun.

Date of visit: December 2020
Thank QldKaren
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Reviewed 3 December 2020 via mobile

Beautiful oysters freshly shucked! Prawns were magnificent. Guaranteed moneys worth! 100% quality, couldnt get any better!

Date of visit: December 2020
Thank hughdonald
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Reviewed 12 November 2020

What could be better than a feed of fresh prawns and bugs on the deck of an old trawler on the Brisbane River at sunset. Not a classy restaurant but that’s the point of it - basic first class seafood seved by the cheerful crew and a sixpack of your favourite brew from the local bottlo. Great and honest Brissie experience, loved it

Date of visit: November 2020
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Thank cherry54
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Reviewed 6 November 2020 via mobile

Looking forward to some nice seafood and a glass of wine. This place is a BYO. Oops.
First mistake. Thought as we where here we would have some oysters. Hope you like them with no options. Service is friendly but dam slow. I would say good for locals as you will know what to expect, visiting, well may need to consider

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 5 November 2020 via mobile

Amazing place. Good value for money. Fresh tasty seafood. Service is always friendly and helpful. I’ll be back again for sure.

Date of visit: November 2020
Thank Hienric
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