West Toowong Bowls Club
A quintessential Queensland haunt, this local community club boasts classic architecture, lush green grounds and genuine neighbourhood vibes. A popular spot for special functions, the West Toowong Bowls Club offers a perfect backdrop a relaxed afternoon session of drinking and dining, with cheeky game of lawn bowls of course!
Royal Exchange Hotel
The Royal Exchange Hotel is a classic pub, renowned for being a vibrant hotspot for the Uni student crowd. Operating since 1976 and boasting an impressive traditional design, its regular live music and community events, nightclub parties and tasty pub-grub keeps their loyal regulars coming back for more.
The Walrus Club
A hideaway bar tucked under the grounds of the iconic Regatta Hotel, The Walrus Club is an underground speakeasy inspired by the historic prohibition movement. Flaunting a cellar-like ambience with a touch of exclusivity, their talented bartenders use unique and world-class liquors to create innovative cocktail creations.
An iconic Brisbane institution rich in history, The Regatta Hotel was established 1874 and has been a favourite ever since. Proudly dominating a busy corner with its elegant historic architecture, it’s always remained a place of delicious pub fare, free-flowing beers and vibrant social sessions (and did we mention the hidden bar?).
London Fields Restaurant & Bar
A laidback suburban eatery passionate about specialty craft beers and fresh nourishing feeds. Renowned for their on-trend contemporary digs and sunny courtyard, London Fields is also home to regular live music sessions from local artists. Keep their well-appointed bottle shop in mind next time you’re on the hunt for a top drop or crisp 6-pack.
The End Bar
The End is a south-side local institution that has been bringing live music and free-flowing brews to the streets of West End since 2011. A place to enjoy a flavoursome cocktail creation and original local music, this grungy haunt is a favourite amongst music lovers and beer enthusiasts. Keep an eye out for their well-themed music nights for a taste of your favourite genre.
The Catchment Brewing Co
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 Bearded Lady
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.
Brisbane Brewing Co
Hidden away down a rustic laneway off the bustling strip of Boundary Street, the Brisbane Brewing Co is a must try for anyone who shares their love of specialty beers, hearty feeds and authentic West End character. With a tasty menu of modern dishes and classic pub-grub, this vibrant and eclectic drinking house is a great option for Friday night drinks and lazy weekend sessions.
A longstanding institution of the West End bar scene with a strong following of locals and visitors alike, Lychee Lounge is a place of beautiful cocktails and mouth-watering tapas. Boasting a warm, authentic interior with plenty of ambience, it’s a perfect haunt for a cheeky after work drink, or night out on the town.
Archive Beer Boutique
Passionate about all things beer, it’s the Archive Beer Boutique’s mission to bring the world’s best brews to this south-side community. Boasting over 400 varieties of bottled brews along with 22 taps on constant rotation – its where beer is combined with casual bistro feeds, game nights and community events.
hundred acre bar
Hundred Acre Bar is a generous contemporary venue, home to contemporary fare created with fine ingredients and fresh local produce. With its rooftop terrace boasting stunning views of the St Lucia Golf Links, it’s a place for a long lunch, afternoon tipple or a lazy brunch to kick-off the weekend.
Cobbler is an ambient and intimate boutique bar, with a rustic cellar-like charm that the regulars can’t get enough of. Home to world-class liquor, first-rate cocktails and old-timely vibes, this local favourite is also known to showcase live jazz sessions paired with tasty drink specials.