Brisbane's Best Laneway Bars

Hidden away down Brisbane's laneways you'll find some of the city's best little bars. From the oldest lane in the CBD to the quaint historic Valley laneways and super cool Fish Lane across the river - here's 15 Brisbane laneway bars you need to know about:

Next Episode is a secret laneway hip hop bar with a concealed entrance inside a barber’s shop
King Tiki is a quaint retro tiki bar that opens onto California Lane from the rear of the barber shop it shares in Brunswick St Fortitude Valley.
The Cloakroom Bar brings speakeasy vibes to the centre of Brisbane, with its’ secretive location and bespoke cocktails that are designed to suit your taste buds.
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.
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.
TSO Lounge & Dining is a splendid prohibition-style bar/bistro in Fortitude Valley’s oldest building, a heritage-listed 1860's apothecary
Felix for Goodness on Burnett Lane is a must visit in Brisbane’s CBD – a charming architect designed café carved out of an old record storage room
The Stand is a seriously delicious dessert and cocktail bar found at the entrance of Fortitude Valley’s funky California Lane
Saccharomyces Beer Café is a cool designer beer hall tucked away in Fish Lane, South Brisbane, serving a daily breakfast, followed by craft beers and eats until midnight.
Brisbane's secret inner city craft brewery and bar is Brisbane Brewing Co. tucked away down a West End laneway.
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.
Tucked upstairs above the Euro and Urbane restaurant complex is this compact funky outpost of a bar peering over semi-abandoned Spencer Lane.
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.
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.

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