Brisbane's Gin Bars

From the classic G & T to an exotic array of gin-inspired cocktails, Brisbane has a fine selection of ginoteca on offer. It is possible to sample rare international juniper gins, G & High Tea or house-stilled artisan gins at these diverse yet sophisticated gin bars/distilleries.

Covent Garden

Choose from 120 gins at this welcoming tropical oasis. West End's Covent Garden is an elegant venue to enjoy a gin and they even serve a G & High Tea, complete with pitcher of G & Tea...more

Swill

Swill Welcome to Bowen Hills

The jewel in the crown of eat/drink precinct Welcome to Bowen Hills is this gorgeous vintage gin bar and garden inside an historic Ekka pavilion...more

Tanqueray Terrace

Out front of Brisbane's stunning heritage-listed Customs House is this splendid pop up riverfront gin bar with a greenhouse herb garden for garnishes...more

Proud Henry

Proud Henry Wine Bar & Ginoteca stocks over 80 varieties of gin from around the world. Look out for the GIN 101 gin appreciation classes and Gin Junkies Club hosted at this stylish Fortitude Valley establishment...more

Dutch Courage

The plantation-style bar at Dutch Courage was inspired by the invention of gin and tonic in the late 19th century. Explore the colonial theme here while sipping their inhouse specialty - Kopstootje...more

Bang Bang Bar

Paddington's Bang Bang Bar is home to a series of "Love Potions" which are a fun way to choose your own infused gin and tonic from an inhouse selection, including pink grapefruit and rose lemonade...more

BOSC

Bar of Social Conscience (a.k.a. BOSC) in West End is a recycle-themed watering hole which donates 20% of their profits back to charity. Try the Cutlass and Sabre gin sourced from West Australian crafted gin distillery, West Winds...more

By Lucy Hordern

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