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66 on Ernest

66 on Ernest is one of Brisbane's best-kept secrets. Located at TAFE Queensland's South Bank campus, the restaurant provides students with hands-on work experience while treating our guests to a great value fine-dining experience.

We can cater for a range of event styles, from simple finger foods to elegant sit-down meals, with seating available for up to 160 people.

Corporate Conferences

For corporate conferences and functions with flair, 66 on Ernest have the package for you. We can cater for anything, from a small scale client lunch meeting to a 500 person full-day corporate conference. We have a range of menus to suit any budget, including tasty baguette platters, a gourmet BBQ and salad buffet and morning tea treats. Our state of the art audio visual technology, including a data projector and large screen with USB capabilities, will ensure your conference goes off without a hitch.

Parties & Functions

Are you searching for a party venue that caters to your individual requirements and needs? Look no further than 66 on Ernest, where you can design the menu, beverage package and décor to ensure your function best represents you. Our friendly and attentive staff will do their utmost to deliver the event you've always wanted. We can even provide audio-visual and sound system capabilities to make your event a memorable one.

Reservations: (07) 3244 5988 or email for more information.


66 on Ernest is now available for weddings, with tailored packages to suit your requirements and budget. We can provide any reception setting, from an intimate cocktail party for 50, to an elegant banquet for up to 200 guests. Individual attention to your needs will ensure that your special day is everything you dreamed of, and more.

Please visit to review the latest offers and menus.

The First Course

The First Course is designed to deliver great food at an , while helping our College of Tourism and Hospitality (COTAH) students learn the workings of a day-to-day bistro. Conveniently located off the Tribune Street entrance at South Bank, The First Course offers affordable meals with friendly service in a casual and relaxed setting.

COTAH chefs and hospitality students train in outstanding, state-of-the art facilities under the careful guidance of industry experienced, professional teachers. This ensures our students receive the highest quality industry training and you receive an excellent dining experience, great service and exceptional value.

The First Course menu is updated regularly in line with the best seasonal produce. Keep your eye out for the daily lunch specials. All meals are available dine-in or takeaway. 

Check out our latest menu.

Trading hours

Lunch 11.30 am to 1.30 pm Monday to Friday

The First Course is only open during semester.


Educational Pathway, D Block, across from Urbanest


Lilypond, located at TAFE Queensland Brisbane Loganlea, is a training restaurant where our amazing students whip up incredible lunches with prices ranging for $4 to $12.

Reservations: (07) 3826 3816 or (07) 3826 3909