Best Bars in Brisbane

Whether you're after breezy drinks by the river, a stiff whiskey in an underground bar, a cosy laneway hideaway or a rooftop with views, here's where you'll find the best bars in Brisbane:

An historic Newstead warehouse has been transformed into an exquisite 19th century French-inspired oasis with courtyard garden
Death & Taxes is a gorgeous old-world cocktail lounge and wine bar hidden away in Brisbane's oldest laneway
Fiume is the stunning rooftop bar of The Fantauzzo Art Series Hotel, nestled under the Story Bridge
The Gresham Bar is Brisbane’s most ambient old world bourbon and whisky bar, tucked away in a corner of the heritage listed National Australia Bank on the edge of Gresham Lane
Some time in history Cloudland will surely take its place in the manmade wonders of the world
Brooklyn Standard is Brisbane’s coolest basement bar - a dim-lit brick cellar accessed by a secret laneway door, where live music acts and bands play nightly to an eclectic crowd.
The Terrace is Brisbane’s most luxurious rooftop bar, encased in glass with jaw-dropping 180 degree views all the way out to Moreton island
X-Cargo social hub is a mega open air playground for grown-ups in Fortitude Valley – a fantasy shipping container ‘village’
Greaser bar is a secret subterranean bar of retro American style cool found in the cellar of a 130 year old heritage Fortitude Valley building.
Savile Row is a hidden Valley treasure that is one of Brisbane’s best bars - an opulent speakeasy-style vintage lounge bar
Jack Rabbits Whisky Bar is a 1920s jazz speakeasy whose entrance is through an antique wardrobe
Entering through the Regatta's sunken black cellar door to The Walrus Club is like stumbling across a forgotten underground speakeasy that has been operating since the 1920s
There is no signage indicating Junk Bar, a swoon-worthy retro drinking den in a suburban commercial shopping strip
Mr Percival’s is Brisbane’s stunning octagonal overwater bar jutting out over the river in prime position at the Howard Smith Wharves
At Sixes and Sevens is a gorgeous public house come gastro pub inhabiting one of the area's oldest surviving buildings
A visit to Alfred & Constance is like sampling the best of Brisbane life from the past decades
Maker is a chic and intimate hole-in-the-wall bar reminiscent of those found in Barcelona’s back alleys, tucked away in Fish Lane, South Brisbane.
The jewel in the crown of Brisbane’s rooftop bar scene – a cool sophisticated bar/restaurant that commands the city’s best views
Fitz and Potts is a bright retro character-filled Nundah rooftop bar that has a fantastic community vibe and encapsulates all that is good about Brisbane.
Legends Speakeasy Bar is a secret Brisbane bar that takes you back to the 1920’s prohibition era

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Don't miss Brisbane's biggest and best ladies shoe sale
Revisit Captain James Cook's arrival in the Pacific 250 years ago
The Big Band Cabaret Dinner & Show returns to Cloudland
The Home Collective Market is a must-visit for the home & garden lover
Share an evening with Julia Gillard as she discusses Women and Leadership
Take a tour and traditional Japanese tea ceremony
Join this lively online discussion between siblings, Benjamin & Tammy Law
The classic board game Cluedo comes to life at Baedeker Bar

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With the abundance of warm winter sunshine on the Gold Coast it's time to get out and enjoy the water
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