Gambaro Seafood Restaurant


Your health and wellbeing is our absolute priority. And our Gambaro Hotel Brisbane team will be on hand, to make your stay as pleasant as possible and to ensure you have everything you need during these uncertain times.

We also have a job to do in ensuring Government health regulations are adhered to and we appreciate your patience and understanding as we temporarily close our Restaurants while our hotel continue to operate and welcome our guests to stay.

A Brisbane institution since 1953, Gambaro Restaurant is an iconic dining destination in Brisbane, and is Gambaro Hotel’s multi-award winning signature restaurant.

World-renowned for mud crab and lobster specialities, Gambaro Restaurant offers guests the very best in Australian seafood, as well as an award-winning selection of non-seafood dishes, such as Black Angus eye fillet, and traditional Italian pasta.

Guests can enjoy the personal style of family hospitality and multi-award winning service, amongst a warm and inspiring atmosphere.

Luxury Hotel BrisbaneThe Lunch and Dinner à la carte menu at Gambaro Restaurant Brisbane boasts some of the finest seafood delicacies in the world, including the mouth-watering Mud Crab, Green Lobster fresh from our tank, Moreton Bay Bugs and Tasmanian oysters.

The specialty of the house, the Gambaro Seafood Platter, is world renowned and features a generous array of fresh local seafood served with famous Gambaro seafood sauce. While seafood is our specialty, we also offer a range of non-seafood dishes, including both meat and vegetarian options, ensuring something to satisfy all tastes.

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Enjoy a delicious à la carte breakfast at Gambaro Hotel, with a seasonal menu that caters to every taste. Available to both hotel guests and visitors, 7 days from 6.30am until 10.00am weekdays, and 6.30am until 11.00am weekends.

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To book phone 07 3369 9500 or email

Luxury Accommodation BrisbaneGambaro Seafood Restaurant features a Private Dining Room, providing guests with an exclusive space in which to enjoy the very best in cuisine and service.

The Private Dining Room is adjacent to a glass framed walk-in cellar, featuring one of Australia’s most extensive selections of wines.

There is also a private outdoor deck with seating areas, and an inbuilt audio visual system. Have Executive Chef Lukas McEwan design a bespoke menu with matching wines to suit your dining occasion. Max 30 guests for seated dining. Bookings are essential.

Lukas McEwanHead Chef – Lukas McEwan

Previously at the famous Rockpool in Sydney, Head Chef Lukas McEwan has been at the helm of Black Hide Steakhouse since its launch in June 2013.

The masterful chef has taken the steak dining scene in Brisbane to new heights, and continues to surprise and delight with exceptional tapas dishes, and his ability to source unique seasonal and local ingredients.

With a strong focus on sourcing the very best seasonal local produce from specialty growers and suppliers, McEwan’s flair in the kitchen will impress and delight you.

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Black Hide Steakhouse Restaurant

A showcase of the very best in local produce Black Hide Steakhouse is the only restaurant in Queensland to provide an exclusive selection of world-class produce from Stanbroke Beef, Australia’s most esteemed beef breeder and producer.

Black Hide is simply a must-do dining experience when staying at Gambaro Hotel. With one of the most extensive selections of prime Black Angus, Wagyu and Organic steak cuts, and an exceptional share plate menu, Black Hide offers steak fans a truly unique dining experience.

With over 60 years experience in the restaurant industry, the team at Black Hide is committed to quality, consistency, service and innovation in the kitchen. Black Hide is owned and managed by Gambaro Group.

Hotel Accommodation Brisbane CBDBlack Hide’s mission is to serve its guests an out of this world culinary experience when it comes to steak and tapas cuisine.

Experience prime organic, wagyu and angus steak cuts, all exclusive to Black Hide, and all 100% halal certified.

Have your chosen cut cooked to your liking using the exceptional high intensity, high-speed cooking method of the authentic Montague Broiler Grill, in our open, purpose-built kitchen.

Our tantalising tapas dishes are designed to share, so we encourage you to order banquet-style, sharing dishes among all members of your dining party. The a la carte menu includes tapas flavours from all over world, with a modern Australian twist, and our wine list is extensive, offering some of the best back vintage wines available.

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Luxury Hotel BrisbaneBlack Hide Steakhouse Restaurant features 3 private dining rooms, ideal for business meetings, corporate functions, special event celebrations, or simple gatherings with friends and family.

Our menu is perfect for banquet dining, and menus can be created to suit your function, event or special occasion.



Visit the Black Hide website for further details on Black Hide’s Private Dining Rooms.

Black Hide Steakhouse is located directly opposite Gambaro Hotel, at 36 Caxton Street, Petrie Terrace Brisbane.
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Hotel Accommodation BrisbaneHead Chef – Lukas McEwan

Previously at the famous Rockpool in Sydney, Head Chef Lukas McEwan has been at the helm of Black Hide Steakhouse since its launch in June 2013.


The masterful chef has taken the steak dining scene in Brisbane to new heights, and continues to surprise and delight with exceptional tapas dishes, and his ability to source unique seasonal and local ingredients.

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MG Bar

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MG Bar combines a slick, modern exterior with some of the best bar service you’ll experience, and Brisbane’s most extensive beverage list on offer.

With one of the best vantage points on Caxton Street, you can unwind through the afternoon, or set in for the night.

A popular choice among locals for after work drinks, MG Bar provides hotel guests and visitors with the ideal pre- or post-dinner beverage, and is the best bar choice on Caxton Street on a Suncorp Stadium event day.

Enjoy Live Entertainment every Friday and Saturday.

Cocktail Menu and Lite Bites Menu

Platters are also available to pre-order, perfect for events and parties. Please allow 24 hours notice for Platter orders.

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With one of the best vantage points on Caxton Street, MG Bar is the perfect place to enjoy your favourite drink. Come and experience the relaxed vibe, extensive bar selection and great service.

MG Bar is located at the front of Gambaro Restaurant, and can be accessed from Caxton Street, or from the Gambaro Hotel Lobby.
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Lobby Lounge

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The perfect spot for a casual catch up, or quick business meeting, the Lobby Lounge at Gambaro Hotel is a sophisticated, elegant and welcoming space for guests.

Featuring an exquisite library bookcase, the Lobby Lounge is beautifully furnished, with the Italian influence in design evidenced by sleek lines, warm tones and unmistakable quality.

Gambaro Hotel’s Lobby Lounge is located on the ground floor of Gambaro Hotel, adjacent to the front desk, and can be accessed from the main entrance, or via MG Bar.
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Gambaro Hotel Brisbane serves an extensive à la carte Breakfast menu daily to both hotel guests and visitors, from 6.30am-10am Mon-Fri, and from 6.30am – 11am Sat & Sun.

Featuring all time favourites such as avocado on Turkish bread, bircher muesli, house made sausages and fried egg, and free range eggs with huon smoked salmon, there’s something to satisfy every breakfast need.

To book phone 07 3369 9500 (press 4 for Gambaro Hotel).

Please note our Festive Season Opening Hours below.

Breakfast is served alfresco style, on the MG Bar Terrace (adjacent to Gambaro Restaurant). Guests can choose to dine inside or out.
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In-Room Dining

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Room Service is available at Gambaro Hotel 24 hours a day.

There are menus to cater to our guests needs, and to suit different occasions. Each menu also offers a wide variety of dish choices.

Special dietary requirements are catered for, and our chefs are happy to assist with any specific requests you may have.

  • Room service breakfast – available from 7am-9am
  • All Day Menu – available from 9am-9pm
  • Overnight Menu – available from 11pm-6.30am