5 Places for a Unique Night Out in Brisbane

Dinner at Les Bubbles | © Les Bubbles
Dinner at Les Bubbles | © Les Bubbles
Photo of Kelly Hawke
27 April 2017

If you’re trying to impress a new flame, or just looking for a fun night out in Queensland’s capital, Brisbane has a heap of night time activities to ensure your night will be one to remember.

Les Bubbles

This French inspired restaurant promises a glitzy night out, at a reasonable price. The Les Bubbles menu consists of steak and unlimited frites, with a wine list including plenty of bubbles to sip the night away. It’s an ode to a decadent French Steakhouse, but set in an old Brisbane building that was once an illegal casino, brothel and bath house. After dinner, guests can venture downstairs for a cocktail at the trendy, and updated, Bath House bar.

Les Bubbles, 144 Wickham Street Fortitude Valley 4006, Queensland (07) 3252 4119

Dinner at Les Bubbles | © Les Bubbles

Dinner at Les Bubbles | © Les Bubbles

Brisbane Jazz Club

One of Brisbane’s hidden gems, the Brisbane Jazz Club is an institution in Brisbane’s music scene. Located on the banks of the Brisbane River, with sweeping views of Brisbane’s CBD, this humble club hosts some of the best local jazz artists. It’s the perfect backdrop for a fun night out filled with good music and dancing.

Brisbane Jazz Club, 1 Annie Street Kangaroo Point 4169, Queensland (07) 3391 2006

Boggo Road Gaol Ghost Tour

Boggo Road Gaol was once a working gaol near inner city Brisbane. For 109 years it dominated the city’s skyline. It was fully shut down in 2002, but now hosts educational and entertaining tours. The ghost tour runs in the evenings and lasts two hours. They look at some of the creepy ghost stories of the gaol and are not for the faint hearted.

Boggo Road Gaol, Boggo Road Dutton Park 4102, Queensland (07) 3844 0059

Lefty’s Old Time Music Hall

One of Brisbane’s most popular bars, Lefty’s Old Time Music Hall, guarantees a fun night out in Brisbane. This American inspired Honky Tonk hosts country and folk artists, serves lots of whiskey and some of the best chilli fries and cheeseburgers in the city. If you’re feeling adventurous, head upstairs and find your way through to the mermaid bar. It’s another mystical world!

Lefty’s Old Time Music Hall, 15 Caxton St Brisbane City 4000, Queensland

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Yatala Drive-In

If you’re looking for a night away from the hustle and bustle of the city and wanting a slower pace, the Yatala Drive-In is the perfect answer. It offers a unique night out, under the stars. With new releases and classics playing throughout the week, there is something to suit every movie buff. Don’t worry if you forget snacks, they have a fully stocked diner with popcorn, ice creams and other movie treats.

Yatala Drive-In, 100 Stapylton Jacobs Well Rd Stapylton 4207, Queensland (07) 3287 2930

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