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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. 

  • bay

    Old Bill’s is a premium spirit bar pouring over 100 whiskeys and bespoke gin cocktails,... » Read more
  • Arctic by Customs House

    city cbd

    Arctic by Customs House is Brisbane’s must-visit winter wonderland – a glamorous... » 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
  • inner city

    Range Brewing is a small batch brewery, brewing fresh, modern and seasonal beers to... » Read more
  • Swill Welcome to Bowen Hills


    Swill is the jewel in the crown of Welcome to Bowen Hills dining laneway – a stunning gin... » Read more
  • rooftop

    Blackmarket Bar & Grill is serving up quality Queensland produce and bespoke... » Read more
  • south

    Superfly Funkeye is a modern izakaya and wine bar located in Woolloongabba’s hottest... » Read more
  • The Malecon Cuban Rum Bar Milton


    The Malecon Bar is Milton’s best kept secret – a gorgeous vintage Cuban cocktail bar and... » Read more