Ruby, My Dear


Ruby, My Dear is a groovy Japanese-inspired vinyl bar and jazz cafe from two Brisbane hospitality veterans, located on a corner in Newstead.

Ruby My Dear Newstead

Brought to the neighbourhood by Tom Sanceau and Bonnie Hislop (owners of Red Hook and former owners of now-closed Coppa Spuntino) the lively bar is already a fast favourite amongst locals.

Ruby My Dear Newstead

In addition to the regular DJs, who play a diverse range of genres such as jazz, funk, soul, hip-hop and disco, groups of musicians come together on the first Tuesday of every month to perform.  

Ruby My Dear Newstead

On the food menu are  a selection of flavoursome Japanese izakaya-style eats, including a raw menu with bites such as wagyu tataki with garlic crisp; pork Katsu sandwiches; pickled mackerel with wasabi and soy; pork belly kushiyaki (skewers); koji-rubbed wagyu rumps and panko-prawn ebi buns.

Ruby My Dear Newstead

Drinks include a cracking cocktail and wine list as well as sake and a spirits list that features an abundance of Japanese and Australian whisky and gin.

Ruby My Dear Newstead

Good to know - You'll find Ruby, My Dear on the corner of Longland St and Wyandra St.

Need to know - There is covered courtyard seating out front that is dog-friendly. A limited amount of on-street parking is available nearby.

Still thirsty for more suggestions on where to grab a drink in Brisbane, head to our comprehensive Eat & Drink section HERE! Cheers!

Ruby, My Dear

12 Longland St


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