Best New Brisbane Bars of 2020

From rooftops to laneways and overwater bars, mega 2-storey cantinas and Hawaiian dive bars to tiny 14 seat Italian bars, here are 17 bars that opened in Brisbane in 2020 that you need to visit:

Turn back the clock to the good ol' days when West Coast Coolers, Guava breezers and Jager bombs were the coolest drinks at the airport bar
Cielo Rooftop brings chic Italian coastal vibes and sweeping views to its perch above Brunswick St
A tiny Kill-Bill inspired bar where Texas meets Japan behind a secret laneway entrance
Occupying a prime rooftop location, with sweeping 270 degree views of the city, Story Bridge, Mt Coot-tha
Lloyd's General Store is a cafe by day, wine bar by night, located on the edge of the Valley in a 1920's art deco building
Brisbane's stunning new overwater bar site perched on the north bank of the river
This funky gin and vodka distillery, bar & kitchen occupies a converted warehouse in Milton's industrial backstreets
This tiny 8-seater laneway bar brings an elegant touch of Italy to Fish Lane
Brisbane Distillery has expanded to create a stunning warehouse cocktail bar next door
The multi-level, heritage-listed Prince Consort Hotel features 8 unique spaces for drinking & dining, including a luxe disco
Howard Smith Wharves have a giant new waterfront beer hall, with barrel aged beers, a delicious foodie menu
Good times and cold brews are flowing at Brisbane's newest brew pub in Woolloongabba
El Camino Cantina is a mammoth two-storey Tex-Mec cocina and cantina in a landmark building
Happy Valley Brewing Company is a microbrewery and bar, open to the public from Wednesday through Sunday
Suburban Social is a cool new neighbourhood bar and eatery found in Holland Park
This cool cavernous pink beer bar and kitchen is Sherwood's first bar
Ling Ling's is a subterranean late night Asian bar and eatery in the basement of the old Sun newspaper building

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