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39 James St | Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
+61 7 3852 5155
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07:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Mon 07:00 - 17:00
Tue - Thu 07:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 23:45
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stumbles across this place whilst walking through the valley after an early am appointment. Great coffee, great breakfast, great service. Will defo return when we're next in the area :)

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Thank hreakes
Tweed Heads, Australia
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267 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Had breakfast here this morning while we were in Brisbane for the night; family of three. The breakfast menu is extensive (can be viewed on their website) and the coffee was above average. The nasi goreng was very good as was the Bircher muesli (photos attached). Lots of options for kids if you bring the family. Service was superb and... More 

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Thank BSWAustralia
Brisbane, Australia
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a lot of Coffee places around James St Fortitude Valley but this place stands out for great coffee, great service and lovely surroundings. The quality is excellent and the service professional and quick. It also has a killer Breakfast menu that offers something for everyone.

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Thank Katy4010
Brisbane, Australia
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Chow House is my go to brunch/lunch venue in the James St area. I've visited a number of times and have always been impressed with the food and service. This week however I visited for lunch with a friend and felt the service wasn't up to its usual high standard. The cafe wasn't overly busy, but there did appear to... More 

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Had the best machiatto I've had in almost a year. Service was prompt and friendly. Highly recommended.

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Thank Turtlejockeyy
North Mackay, Australia
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

It was nearly 40'C the day we visited Chow House - We had been shopping up a storm & tramping the streets in the extreme heat when we stumbled across this little beauty. It was a girls day out & we decided to forgo the norm for lunch & have just cocktails & desserts. Well - we were so pleasantly... More 

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Thank Kidnround
Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Asian delights and some innovative cocktails to match. Reminds me of the Asian eateries in Melbourne e.g. Chin Chin. Big meals and reasonably priced. Shared the Peking Duck Pancakes, Bao, Banh Xeo, Chicken Salad and Green Papaya Salad. Didn't share a Chilli Margarita and Honey Basil Martini. All devine.

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Thank sciencesquirrel
Noosa, Australia
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Great breakfast spot. Fast service, big portion sizes and lovely decor. Highly recommended. We had the pancakes - and yes it was a cake in a pan, smoothies, coffee and eggs&bacon, delish all round :)

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Thank noosa_bliss
Brisbane, Australia
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Really happy with the food quality, and the portions were quite big so very satisfying and filling. Great selection of fresh refreshing juices too. Caters nicely for groups of all sizes and had a good range of options to choose from - we did check out other places and chose this one for us.

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Thank Renee A
Buderim, Australia
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Fantastic breakfast menu. The nasi goreng is so huge and flavoursome. Great bloody Mary's and really helpful and attentive staff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 17:00
Monday
07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:45
Saturday
07:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 James St | Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3852 5155

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?