Brisbane Bars With Secret Entrances

Not only are these bars with secret entrances some of Brisbane's best to visit, the fun starts with trying to find them - through antique wardrobes, wine fridges and London phone boxes and even out back of a butcher's shop:

Archer's Bunker

Archer's Bunker is an aviation inspired bar hidden beneath Spring Hill's International Hotel, with entry through the secret fridge in Archer's Brewery or the red telephone booth inside the hotel...more 

Legends Bar

First locate the secret unsigned doorway in the city back street (clue - look for the antique telephone) then use the weekly Facebook code to gain entry to this steampunk-themed gem...more

Jack Rabbits

Upstairs at Electric Avenue is a speakeasy 1920s bar that patrons need to open the door to an antique wardrobe, push aside the vintage garments and step through to 100 years ago...more

The Cloakroom 

Head down the city's gritty Cloakroom Lane to find a dapper gentleman who will point you up a staircase to the entrance of this tiny bespoke bar (which is annexed to a men's fashion boutique)...more

Vaquero

Hidden behind an old world European style butcher shop is a glamorous bar (and restaurant) which is entered via a back door inside the tiny butchery, whose hanging charcuterie is served in-house...more

The Walrus Club

In the rear lane of the Regatta Hotel you'll find a black cellar trapdoor with a stencil walrus the only clue to what lies beneath - a cellar that has been converted into a splendid prohibition style rum bar...more 

Greaser Bar

At the seedy end of Brunswick St is the entry to one of Brisbane's best underground bars - through the red metal gates, turn left into alley past a smokers den and kitchen and then right to Greaser...more

The Boiler Room

Tomcat, the cool Valley bar that is entered via a graffitti'd door, has another bar hidden away inside - The Boiler Room. Look for the Bill Murray Suntory wall, where there's a secret door in the artwork...more

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Hidden behind a barber shop's mirror in Fish Lane is this hidden hip-hop bar where you step into the shop and dial the secret code on the vintage wall phone to gain entry... more

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