Bar Alto

New Farm

Is it a bar or a restaurant – both really, but who cares when you’re sitting on the wide jutting balcony inhaling the cool river air on a summer night before watching a show in one of the performance spaces of the Powerhouse.

And besides you’ll probably end up sampling the drinks menu anyway during a wait for a table as Bar Alto doesn’t take bookings, being in the heart of an arts centre with all the comings and goings. So you can drop in for a drink, tapas, a meal or all of the above.

Show or no show though, Bar Alto treats its captives well - the food is bordering on sublime and worth a wait or paying a visit for. Pastas, which are its signature come in entrée or main sizes – try the papardelle with goat ragu or the Venetian crespelle of pumpkin, sage and ricotta. Otherwise the entrees or the lamb or the pork belly or pretty much everything else won’t disappoint.

Bar Alto

The Powerhouse

119 Lamington St

New Farm, Brisbane

Tues-Sun 11am-late

Licensed

33581063

Map

119 Lamington St, New Farm, Queensland

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Spencer is a brand new Australian comedy-drama
Don't miss Bangarra Dance Theatre's 30th anniversary season
Enjoy a free fun-fileld family day out at this multicultrual fiesta
All Dogs Sports Spectacular is a fun day out for the whole family
A unique chance to journey through 5 weddings in one night
Romeo & Juliet is the unmissable ballet event of the year
Don't miss the Australian premiere of Piano Battle
It has sparked a cult following across the world and it's coming to Brisbane
Spend an evening with 'one of the most extraordinary people in the world today

Brunch with BITE

It's the most hilarious, debauched, spectacular Sunday brunch ever to be held in Brisbane
Brunch with BITE