Exposed brick and timber furnishing give this Italian wine bar a rustic-chic feel. The real hero though is the floor to the ceiling wine rack, that showcases some of their finest drops. Being the sister property to Via Italia and all, you know the share plates on offer here are bound to be flavour-packed for of Italian goodness.
Black Hops, Australia’s champion small brewery, was started by three mates. It has that warm and welcoming vibe that we’ve come to expect (and love) from Burleigh Heads. Their cellar door is open seven days a week for tastings and takeaway sales, and they're family- and pup-friendly too. Grab a tasting paddle so you can sip your way through a selection of their brews. There’s a good chance one of the founders will be there pouring it for you!
Inspired by the industrial character of the Hamilton streetscape, this modern on-trend hangout is a one stop shop for craft beers, premium wines and fine liquor. Popular amongst the after-work drinks crowd, their Sunday Sessions are a must try for a relaxed beverage and laidback tunes.
Pull up a pew at one of the benches inside or at a street-side table and start working your way through the tapas menu that is a fun, eclectic fusion – think Brazilian cheese dip, prawn dumplings, and pork empanadas. The cocktails are colourful, and the vibe is chilled out, leaving you with little else to do but while away the afternoon.
Hospitality locals Geoffroy Marcq and Jimmy Talve up Noosaville’s night game with a dedicated whisky bar stocking over 75 varieties. This contemporary and trendy bar is nestled on the Noosa River, and there are few better options to sit in the open and slowly drink the night away. Not just about the spirits, there’s a full menu including dry-aged beef, fresh seafood, wings, cured meats and dips to choose from. Let the friendly and knowledgeable staff guide you through some ...
One for the night owls, Village Bicycle is dedicated to providing booze, food and good times for those who are up till the early hours. Keeping with an industrial coastal vibe, this all-round fun hangout is also home a brightly painted beer garden. Perfect for summer shenanigans.
If you’re looking to quench your thirst in this neck of the woods, keep in mind that Lockwood does take a while to track down. So, grab some water first then get on the hunt searching for Burleigh’s secret speakeasy bar. Once you’ve found it, you’ll have to send a text to the phone number that's written on the door to be allowed in. Once inside, it’s as every bit atmospheric and charming as you can imagine. Stylish bartenders dressed ...
Created by West End locals, Catchment Brewing Co is a neighbourhood brewery peddling their very own brews within a refurbished art-deco traditional home. Boasting a menu full of variety best enjoyed shared, the brews are the main attraction – with their bartenders pouring their own beers and guest craft specialties, combined with old faithfuls loved by the masses.
The Brisbane home to the famous James Squire, this generous eating and drinking house is all about relaxed social vibes. While their modern pub-style cuisine is enjoyed on the outdoor terrace and within the bustling indoor dining hall, the knowledgeable bar tenders of the Charming Squire pour a vast variety of top-quality beers and wines on tap and by the bottle.
The Coorparoo Bowls Club is a bustling local hangout, home to idyllic afternoon sessions spent with family and friends. Famous amongst the community for its unique glow in the dark lawn bowls, the club boasts regular live entertainment, daily pub grub and of course a friendly game of bowls for the young and old.
In a place where vibrant graffiti art adorns the wall, 313 Social brings a bit of Melbourne Laneway scene to Mooloolaba. A bar more so than a café, their outdoor green area is a little oasis with a surf vibe. Live music, pick a beer fridge, deck chairs and low-lying stools make for one chill-out area.
A sleek fit-out with a tropical garden feel, this is one exotic eatery you’ll want to escape to again and again. There are several areas to relax in, from the couches to the banquette seating to the bar stools. The cocktails are creative, and the spirits, beers and wine are flowing, and they even have kombucha on tap. And if you’re feeling a bit peckish, the menu us Asian fusion – think tempura salmon nori, Rueben sandwiches, fish tacos and ...
Miss Moneypennys is exactly what you’d expect from a stylish beachside bar. Laid-back bamboo chairs, ambient lighting and an easy-on-the-eye palette. Perfectly plated Mediterranean-inspired dishes flow freely, while the drinks menu is extensive, with an entire section dedicated purely to Champagne cocktails. Be sure to check out their renowned bottomless brunch if you visit on a Sunday.
Arguably one of the best spots along the Brisbane River, this light-hearted and bustling eatery and bar is a popular hangout from many locals and visitors alike. With stunning views of the iconic Story Bridge, the Riverbar and Kitchen serves up modern pub-style feeds paired with craft beers, boutique wines and signature cocktails.
If you couldn’t tell by the name, The Bearded Lady is quirky local venue full of character and home to some of Brisbane’s top live music performances. Small in size, it’s a classic watering hole in the heart of West End, allowing BYO feeds to create a well-rounded night out for all.
Relishing in its heritage as an industrial warehouse, Factory 51 boasts a stylish brick setting home to casual lunch and dinner fare. Standing apart from the rest, this suburban bistro exudes laidback community vibes, and proudly pours a large range of local craft beers on tap along with artful cocktails and boutique wines.
Famous amongst Brisbane locals for its impressive offering of liquors, The Gresham is a local institution loved for its cosy atmosphere, rich heritage and well-stocked bar. Their generous drinks list is served up by specialty bartenders, showcasing an array of world-class rums, whiskeys and wines, along with classic cocktails and innovative creations.
This open and airy restaurant and bar have enviable alfresco dining that makes it a great spot for an evening of drinks and nibbles. A carefully curated bar stocked with craft beers, boutique wines and incredible cocktails compliments the modern yet comfortable furnishings. Fabulous food, yes, but come here for a great vantage to see the sunset over the Noosa River while you people-watch well into the night. They also have Happy Hour Tuesday to Sunday from 3pm.
Come for the cocktails and live music, stay for the tacos. A funky venue, eclectic and laid-back with miss-matched tables and chairs sets the tone for a relaxed and fun vibe. It’s definitely a little different but promises an unexpectedly frivolous night of finger-licking food and too many cocktails.
Promising good coffee by day, locally brewed beers by night and delicious local food all day long. This café/bar hybrid uses local roasters for their beans and welcomes laid-back coffee chats on the daily. The industrial décor focusses around the still in-service shipping container that the café originally operated out of. Come night, select one of their scrumptious Asian-fusion dishes. The menu is tight, but the choices are delicious.
The bustling energy of the Brisbane CBD is carried over to Carina Leagues. The fun coloured chairs and the loud patterns compliment the energy of the room. From the live music to the casino to the great cuisine, this place is filled with dynamic lively people all night long.
When you enter through Justin Lane’s back-alley entrance, you’ll find an old wood panelled exterior. Inside you’ll be greeted with an extensive range of Japanese whiskeys, sake, shochu and a carefully curated wine list. Accompany your choice of poison with their juicy yakitori skewers cooked to perfection over their Binchotan charcoal.
A modern contemporary pub with a chic timber and granite interior that flows throughout the spacious dining and drinking areas. A great option if you’re looking for a more casual dining experience in Noosaville and in dire need of a Parma or perfect for beer or bubbles to watch the big game.
Great cocktails and lovely wines accompanying delicious tapas and share plates, MB is a perfect start to date-night or a great spot to catch up with friends. A relaxed vibe in a comfy venue that’s almost entirely alfresco, sit on the high bar or cosy-up in the corner booth and work your way through flavourful cocktails.