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 to super cool Fish Lane across the river - here's 12 Brisbane laneway bars you need to know about:

Note that wth COVID-19 restrictions patron numbers are limited so it is advisable to call before visiting. Customers are required by law to give their personal details upon entry to a venue. 

Death & Taxes is a gorgeous old-world cocktail lounge and wine bar hidden away in Brisbane's oldest laneway
Alba Bar & Deli is a funky little Spanish-inspired laneway bar where jamon, sherry and hip hop rule
Next Episode is a secret laneway hip hop bar with a concealed entrance inside a barber’s shop
This ambient underground eatery and bar is located down Rowes Lane, beneath the historic Rowes building
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.
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
La Lune Wine Co is a classy little French-style wine bar tucked away in South Brisbane's Fish Lane
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.
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 have patronized the tiny café bar nestled in the base of the curiously titled heritage listed building that bears his name

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