Suzie Wong's Good Time Bar

Fortitude Valley

Suzie Wong's Good Time Bar is a cool Hawaiian-themed dive bar in an historic Fortitude Valley building, accessed by a retro refrigerator door, behind which is the coolest place in Brisbane to let your hair down and listen to live music. 

Inside, the neon lit main bar has seating along the exposed handmade brick wall, which is awash with vintage posters and collectables. There's a bandstand in the front corner, whilst further inside, a lamp-lit wallpapered room is a cosy place for group gatherings. Out back, there's a pocket-sized courtyard with surfboard-shaped benches.

Suzie Wong's Goodtime Bar

Being a good time bar, five nights a week at Suzie Wong's, punters can hit the dance floor to live music, from acoustic sets to bands of every music genre from rock'n'roll to country and western, blues and funk. Music is piped throughout, so even if you're in the courtyard, you can still hear the band.

On Friday and Saturday, there's acoustic acts from 7.30pm and bands from 10pm-2am, while on week nights bands play from 9pm.

Suzie Wong's Goodtime Bar, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane

With so many good times to be had, here are some of the nights you won't want to miss: 

Jam Nights (2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month) - Join the amazing house band up on stage if you're up for it, and either play along with the house band with an instrument of your choice or get on the mic and sing your heart out! 

Wild West Wednesdays (1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month) - A dedicated wild night of country music with the bands rotating each week. It's a wild, fun night where you'll get to hear some of Brisbane's best country artists perform on stage while you kick back and knock down a few Jack Daniels and fresh apple juice, or get your boot scootin' on!

Pan Am Sundays - Turn back the clock to the good ol' days when Pan Am ruled the West Coast skies and West Coast Coolers, Guava Breezers and Jager Bombs were the coolest drinks at the airport bar. Bands rotate weekly and the fun goes until late with drink specials all night. This Sunday night event is a favourite haunt and frequented by a lot of hospitality workers blowing off steam after a hard week!

Suzie Wong's Goodtime Bar, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane

There's no food served at Suzie Wong's but the drinks menu is what the good times are all about. Start with the signature cocktails, perhaps a Hawaiian flavour such as Blue Kahana Shot (Nusa Cana tropical island rum, coconut and lime), Suzie's Colada (Havana Club 3yo and 7yo rum, coconut, lime and bitters), Suzie's Death (3 types of rum, pastis, apricot, apple, pink grapefruit and fire), or the popular Unsolicited Life Advice (tequila, capano banco, lime, jalapeno and watermelon).

Suzie Wong's Goodtime Bar, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane

For beer drinkers, there's 4 beers on tap, including Suzie Wong's House Lager and Hawaii's Kona Big Wave Golden Ale, Blue Moon Belgian White and Young Henrys, while cans and stubbies include Kana Longboard Island Lager and Rock Pale Ale, Estrella Damm (Spain), Budweiser (USA) and Australian craft beers from Mountain Goat and Gold Coast's Balter brewery.

Suzie Wong's Goodtime Bar, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane

There's also a unique selection of boutique wines (red, white, rose, orange and sparkling) by the glass or bottle, including Whistler Thank God It's Friday shiraz, Motley Cru pinot grigio and Tar and Rose prosecco.

Suzie Wong's Goodtime Bar

Nice to know - Suzie Wong's is owned by Drunken Monkey Group (the savvy folk behind Brooklyn Standard and Fat Angel Sports Bar and Grill).

Need to know - You need to open the heavy outer entry door to find the fridge door. Pull the handle and enter!

Drunken Monkey Group are valued partners of Must Do

Check out our full list of Fortitude Valley bars HERE

Suzie Wong's Good Time Bar

678 Ann St

Fortitude Valley

Opening hours

3252 0202


Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Lace-up those running shoes and mark your calendars
Join 2015 Australian of the Year Rosie Batty in conversation
Brisbane's favourite funny festival is back!
Sip, Savour & Soirée is a fabulous long brunch event
Experience the magnificent stage show spectacular
Lace up your shoes, put on your active wear, and bring the kids along
Witness Alice Cooper, Blondie and more live on stage
See the terrifying original live on stage at QPAC
Capture Brisbane in its best light!

Black Box

The new, must-see, musical based on the extraordinary true story of David Warren, the Australian inventor who created the black box flight recorder
Black Box


Superstar soprano Jessica Pratt will open and close Opera Queensland's new week-long festival of beloved Italian operas
Opera Queensland

Top Things to Do Apr 19-21

From sunset cinema, opera festival and Star Wars experience to a fun new golf bar and a Harry Potter-inspired cafe, the top things to do this weekend
This Weekend Apr 19-21

Star Wars Experience

Westfield and Disney have just launched an amazing interactive Star Wars experience at Westfield Chermside for a limited time
Star Wars Experience

Audra McDonald

Don't miss Broadway legend, television and film star, Audra McDonald, when she performs at QPAC for one-night-only
Audra McDonald

What's on in May in & around Brisbane

From mega comedy, cheese and writers festivals to Dawn French, Tom Gleeson and Geoffrey Robertson live, some of the top things to do in May
What's On in May 2024 around Brisbane
Britain’s second longest running play comes to QPAC!