Brisbane City and surrounding areas offer some of the best bars in the country mainly located around bustling neighborhoods such as Toowong village, Brunswick street in the valley, and Eagle street in the city. A superior scotch, exclusive wine, or a beer-and-shot special, Brisbane pubs have it all.
There are a myriad of pubs in and around Brisbane city, so if you are not sure what to do in Brisbane at night time, we have made it easy for you and compiled a list of some of the best bars and pubs in Brisbane. If you love the nightlife scene or just wish to dive in the fun ambiance of pubs and bars, go check out these pubs.
The Fox Hotel
71-73 Melbourne Street, South Brisbane.
Enjoy delicious food and drink in the Fox Hotels Rooftop Garden or experience creativity in the Fish Lane Studios with pop up art spaces and artists in residence. There is something for everyone.
388 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley
The Flying Cock is edgy with garage sale furniture and reclaimed wood. Enjoy gourmet pub food in the Cookhouse or entertainment in the Smugglers Bar. It’s a great place to catch up with friends.
The Port Office Hotel
Cnr Margaret and Edward Street, Brisbane
The Port Office Hotel is home to the award-winning Fix Restaurant, Fix Wine Bar, Marble Bar, and Liber Lounge. It is a must for Friday or Sunday afternoon drinks.
The Regatta Hotel
543 Coronation Drive, Toowong
This 140-year-old pub is a great Sunday afternoon location looking over the Brisbane River. While the pub itself is beautiful the food and drink is as well. If you are after something a bit fancier, you can visit the Boatshed just next door for the ultimate fine dining experience.
The Breakfast Creek Hotel
2 Kingsford Smith Drive, Breakfast Creek
The Breakfast Creek Hotel has a reputation for a great steak. The steaks are cooked to perfection, and served in a no-nonsense manner, with an Idaho potato, bacon sauce, coleslaw, slices of tomato, and a bread roll.
The Story Bridge Hotel
200 Main Street, Kangaroo Point
Located under the Story Bridge, this hotel is the best place to spend Australia Day watching the world-famous Cockroach Races.
1 Musgrave Road, Red Hill
The Normanby is home to the best Sunday Sessions and Car Park Parties in Brisbane. It is always busy and offers great value.
The Caxton Hotel
38 Caxton Street, Petrie Terrace
If there is a footy game on in Brisbane, this is the place to be. Located next to Suncorp Stadium, it is always busy during the NRL season. If you want the atmosphere of a football game without being there, this is the place to go.
The Paddo Tavern
186 Given Terrace, Paddington
The Paddo Tavern is home to the Sit Down Comedy Club, hosting some of the best acts with food and drink.
The Plough Inn
Building 29, Stanley Street Plaza, South Bank Parklands
Located in South Bank’s parklands, this pub offers a relaxed feel, live music and great food. It is always busy and offers a true Aussie Pub experience.
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