Brisbane's Best Bayside Bars

From overwater bars to vintage wine bars, oyster bars and old cobbler's shops, here's 10 of the best bars on Brisbane's bayside:

Mr Henderson bar, a cool Sandgate drinking hole, inhabits an old cobbler’s shop in the main shopping precinct near the picturesque town square
Cardigan Bar, a cool and quirky drinking establishment, adds an inner-city vibe to seaside Sandgate
The Bench Boutique Bar is Cleveland’s first small bar, found tucked away in one of the quaint Victorian style terrace cottages on the edge of Middle St.
Jumping Goats Bar is the first small bar to open in the charming bayside suburb of Margate
Little Bloomfield Café & Wine Bar, found at the quiet end of Bloomfield Street beside the library, is café by day and cosy wine bar on Saturday nights
Shucks Bar is providing a fresh seafood experience to Manly locals, acting as one of the 10% of Australian restaurants that serves freshly shucked oysters.
Old Bill’s is a premium spirit bar pouring over 100 whiskeys and bespoke gin cocktails, located at the back of Hogan’s Bistro in Wellington Point.
Bluebottle Bar & Kitchen is a neighbourhood bar made for Manly locals to enjoy inventive cocktails, live music and good tucker.
With glimpses of Moreton Bay from the verandah, Craft Burgers and Beer is a great spot to wind down with a drink after a long day
This charming vintage cafe and bar is worth a detour if anywhere in the Sandgate region or as a whistle stop on the tourist route to Redcliffe
Tide Wine Bar and Casual Dining sits perched in prime position overlooking the Manly Marina on the William Gunn Jetty

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