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The Lab Restaurant and Bar

#162 of 3,385 Restaurants in Brisbane
Certificate of Excellence
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Australian, Gluten Free Options
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130 William Street | Treasury Heritage Hotel, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
+61 7 3306 8647
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18:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 10:30
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 10:30
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 11:00
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Brisbane, Australia
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82 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited for lunch one day and found the food was reasonable, without being memorable for any reason. We had to draw staff attention to our bill as a bottle of wine charged was about $40 more expensive than the price quoted on the menu. The problem was rectified and staff appologetic, but this should never have happened.

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Thank Trevor D
Melbourne, Australia
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83 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were two for a quick business dinner on a Thursday night. We started with the house-baked bread and dips (oil and butter). It was disappointingly cold, firm and tasteless. As mains we each had the twice-cooked pork belly with fennel, apple and wild rosella. It was OK but, sadly, a little bland. Perhaps the degustation menus are bolder and... More 

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Thank Peter F
Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the hotel for one night and had dinner and breakfast. Both breakfast and dinner were excellent and the staff were friendly and the service was great.

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1 Thank cmarrone58
Townsville, Australia
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58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

After great nights sleep we walked down here for breakfast and were not disappointed, friendly service and great food,

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1 Thank Robin H
TreasuryTheLab, Manager at The Lab Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Hi Robin H, Thank you for commenting so positively about your recent breakfast experience with us. We were pleased to hear that breakfast lived up to your standards after your in-house stay. We hope to see you again in the future. Kind Regards, Sheree & Cass More 

Brisbane, Australia
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110 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Afternoon tea was very good. All the food was great and service was good too. I look forward to a return visit

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1 Thank montob
TreasuryTheLab, Manager at The Lab Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Hi montob, Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback. We were delighted to hear that you enjoyed your recent High Tea experience with us. We look forward to seeing you again on your return visit. Kind Regards, Sheree & Cass More 

London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

The impromptu decision to dine here was fortuitous - we loved it. The meals were fresh, delicious and inventive and the portion sizes were just right. Will absolutely be dining here again.

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1 Thank Sonjathediner
TreasuryTheLab, Manager at The Lab Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Hi Sonjathediner, Thank you for taking the time to post your lovely feedback. We were overjoyed to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. Our friendly team look forward to having you dine with us again. Kind regards, Sheree & Cass More 

Brisbane, Australia
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Having read others reviews I dined at the Lab with high expectations, shame really cause I came away feeling somewhat too underwhelmed by the experience. Don't get me wrong the atmosphere and the decor was fine 4'/5, the staff pretty good another 4/5, however the whole experience was let down, by the food and the cost of the food, and... More 

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Thank L_D_HSydney
TreasuryTheLab, Manager at The Lab Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Hi L_D_HSydney, Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback regarding your recent experience at The Lab. We were disappointed to hear that you did not have an enjoyable experience with us and that we did not meet your expectations. We appreciate all feedback as it helps us to improve and grow. If you would like to discuss... More 

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 25 February 2017

My wife and I went into the lab on a whim which gratefully paid off! The food was good defiantly recommend getting an entree and main. The service Shay provided really made our night special, he really made us feel like we were at home yet still was professional and upheld the fine dining experience. even though the place was... More 

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Thank scottcZ9352EJ
TreasuryTheLab, Manager at The Lab Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Hi ScottcZ93552EJ, Thank you for taking the time to post your lovely feedback about The Lab and our team member Shay. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience and that our team was able to make it an memorable experience. Congratulations again on your pregnancy! We look forward to seeing you both and your new bub soon.... More 

Townsville, Australia
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful staff. They were very pleasant. I tried venison fir the first time and i wasn't disappointed. The whole table had meals that look awesome. Will be back.

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Thank Anthony R
TreasuryTheLab, Manager at The Lab Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Hi Anthony R, Thank you for taking the time to post your lovely feedback. Our wonderful staff and culinary team were delighted to hear that you enjoyed your first venison dish with us. We look forward to having to dine with us in the near future. Kind regards, Sheree & Cass More 

Thua Thien - Hue Province, Vietnam
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

I try and get back to the Lab on each visit to Brisbane and as yet it has never let me down. From the ambiance, service and of course the food it is great. The small touches of making a guest feel special on their birthday etc enhances the experience. Whether I have been solo for dinner, intimate 'couples' night... More 

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1 Thank susiequaid
TreasuryTheLab, Manager at The Lab Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Hi susiequaid, Thank you for taking the time to post your lovely feedback. We were delighted to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us again. We thank you for choosing The Lab Restaurant & Bar as your Brisbane dining destination. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Sheree & Cass More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 66
Cuisine
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 11:00
Monday
18:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 10:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 10:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 10:30
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 10:30
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 10:30
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 William Street | Treasury Heritage Hotel, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3306 8647
  • This restaurant is at Treasury Hotel & Casino
Description
Sous Chef Anita Green and her team have developed flawless flavour combinations using locally-sourced produce and premium ingredients. With modern Australian cuisine and a carefully-developed wine list, the award-winning The Lab restaurant + bar offers the perfect ambience for breakfast, dinner or a weekend high tea.
Open for breakfast daily, from 6pm for dinner Monday to Saturday and from 1:00pm to 3:00pm on weekends for a delightful high tea.

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