Restaurant Reviews

Cinco Bistro

Cinco Bistro
589 Old Cleveland Rd Camp Hill, Brisbane, QLD


Suburban standout Cinco keeps its loyal clientele returning for more by offering generous portions and familiar-sounding dishes, albeit often with an adventurous twist. A deftly balanced entrée of prawn gnocchi with brown butter and goat’s curd arrives studded with raisins, adding an unexpected yet welcome sweetness. Pork belly braised in master stock shares a plate with a crisp apple slaw and chilli caramel sauce, and is rich and substantial. Those seeking lighter options may prefer the fresh-as-a-summer’s-day orecchiette, tossed with broad beans, asparagus, chilli and pecorino. Service in the smart split-level dining room stays en pointe even as the venue fills, which happens frequently, even midweek. To finish, try a chocolate mousse topped with chocolate soil and mini scoops of mint sorbet. It’s just like an after-dinner mint, only better. While the wine offering isn’t epic, it’s well-considered and well-priced, making it easy to find something to suit.


(07) 3843 6666



Bookings recommended


  • BYO

  • Licensed

  • Outdoor dining

  • Impressive Wine List

Accepted card types:

  • American Express

  • Diners Club

  • Eftpos

  • MasterCard

  • Visa


Peter Stubbs

This review was made independently for the Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Guide. The guide’s reviewers visit unannounced and pay their way.

Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Guide

Wine: ★

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Cinco Bistro
589 Old Cleveland Rd Camp Hill, Brisbane, QLD
Peter Stubbs
Bookings recommended
Opening Hours
Lunch Thu-Fri noon-2pm Dinner Tue-Sat 6pm-9pm

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