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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. 

  • Red Bay Brewery Cleveland


    Red Bay Brewery is a craft beer microbrewery in Cleveland where customers can kick back... » Read more
  • Hellcat Maggie Brisbane CBD

    city cbd

    Hellcat Maggie is a lively casual laneway eatery and bar hidden away on Rich Lane in... » Read more
  • Drowned Rat Espresso Kee Bar Clontarf


    "Coffee up, wine down" is the motto at this dual-run establishment which lies... » Read more
  • east

    Semi-Pro Brewing Co is pouring quality homebrews and providing Friday afternoon vibes in... » Read more
  • Little Valley Fortitude Valley

    inner city

    Little Valley is a stunning neo-Chinese dining hall and garden bar occupying the shell of... » Read more
  • One Fifty Bar & Eatery Ascot


    One Fifty Bar & Eatery, located less than a block from historic Eagle Farm Racecourse... » Read more
  • rooftop

    Blackmarket Bar & Grill is serving up quality Queensland produce and bespoke... » Read more
  • C’est Bon Wine Bar Woolloongabba


    C’est Bon Wine Bar is a cosy ambient French bar occupying one of Woolloongabba’s oldest... » Read more
  • Momami's Bar Milton


    Momani’s is a magnificent vintage bar on the upper floor of a heritage-listed 19th... » Read more