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Looking for the best bars in Brisbane? Then no need to look far as Brisbane has a decent pouring of atmospheric bars in which to drink a cocktail or glass of wine as well as a splash of outstanding holes-in-the-wall and we've curated them here. Fortitude Valley may be Brisbane's epicentre of bar culture, albeit with a host of boutique venues that offer respite from the seething street crowds, but if a foray into the Valley doesn’t appeal there are plenty of other inner city options.

And while the CBD is suit city on Friday nights, things are decidedly less corporate on Saturdays. For those who like to steer clear altogether of areas where the hordes descend, the north, south, west and bay suburbs of Brisbane have some great alternatives. - see here for Brisbane's best suburban bars. And when when winter rolls around snuggle up in one of Brisbane's cosiest bars.

Lastly if you're after a bar with a change of altitude, check out Brisbane's rooftop bars or best underground bars. 

  • Quysine Bar & Restaurant Cleveland

    bay

    Quysine Bar & Restaurant is a charming and quaint tapas bar and restaurant in a line-... » Read more
  • Absolut Winter Pop Up Ba

    city cbd

    Brisbane’s red-hot winter attraction is the Absolut Winter Pop Up Bar, featuring igloos,... » Read more
  • Il Molo Italian Kitchen & Bar Bulimba

    east

    Il Molo Italian Kitchen & Bar is a spectacular waterfront restaurant nestled on the... » Read more
  • Pourboy South Brisbane

    inner city

    Pourboy is a spacious and swanky café come bar in South Brisbane's Southpoint complex » Read more
  • The Stuffed Badger Bowen Hills

    north

    The Stuffed Badger is a bespoke and intimate share plate restaurant and bar in Bowen Hills » Read more
  • Sixteen Antlers Brisbane

    rooftop

    Sixteen Antlers rooftop bar sits atop Brisbane’s Pullman Hotel with wraparound views that... » Read more
  • Jack Rabbits Whisky Bar Woolloongabba

    south

    Jack Rabbits Whisky Bar is Brisbane’s best secret hidden bar – a 1920s jazz speakeasy... » Read more
  • Pause Cafe & Bar Samford

    west

    Pause Cafe & Bar provides the perfect excuse to head to Samford Valley and take some... » Read more