Best Bars in Brisbane's CBD

20 of the best bars in Brisbane CBD, from scenic riverside to funky laneway drinking holes, basement and jazz bars, speakeasies, overwater bars and hideaways with secret entrances:

This ambient underground eatery and bar is located down Rowes Lane, beneath the historic Rowes building
Nestled in the old Mineral House on Edward St, Brisbane lies the luxe and cosy Silver Fox Wine Bar
Death & Taxes is a gorgeous old-world cocktail lounge and wine bar hidden away in Brisbane's oldest laneway
Greenglass is a secret upstairs French dining hall and wine bar occupying a high-ceilinged heritage loft space in Brisbane’s CBD
Mr Percival’s is Brisbane’s stunning octagonal overwater bar jutting out over the river in prime position at the Howard Smith Wharves
Alba Bar & Deli is a funky little Spanish-inspired laneway bar where jamon, sherry and hip hop rule
Riverland, located down bustling Eagle Street is Brisbane’s hottest social setting, with an 80ft bar and five shipping containers serving street food
Mall escapees and first timers to this ambient cubby hole of a bar should note that despite its even numbered address it lives on the odd side of Brisbane's oldest lane.
John Mills Himself would no doubt have happily patronized the tiny café bar nestled in the base of the curiously titled heritage listed building that bears his name.
Sixteen Antlers rooftop bar sits atop Brisbane’s Pullman Hotel with wraparound views that include a unique close-up of Brisbane City Hall
Grape Therapy Wine Merchants and Drinking Den is a bespoke underground wine shop and bar that channels Dean Martin.
Fiume is the stunning rooftop bar of The Fantauzzo Art Series Hotel, nestled under the Story Bridge
Doo-Bop Jazz Bar brings great jazz and fine dining to the streets of Brisbane, with a Brasserie and Piano Bar
This stunning bar, located upstairs at the old colonial Port Office is one of Brisbane’s secret treasures, attached as it is to classy carnivore heaven Moo Moo Grill.
Downstairs in what was an 1860's marketplace is the bar sibling of the dining room upstairs, with a whisky focus
By day a dero chic coffee bar, by night Brew transforms itself into a cool speakeasy style laneway bar that has punters queuing for an armchair on the astro turf.
Those tired of the city streets can find refuge and fab coffee in Brisbane CBD's best kept secret, down an old carriageway.
Felons Brewing Co is Brisbane’s best-located microbrewery, a showpiece of the Howard Smith Wharves
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
Mr Edward's Alehouse and Kitchen is an ambient oasis of top notch food, beer and soul nestled on a corner at the Botanic Gardens end of Brisbane’s CBD.

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