Brisbane’s buzzing bar scene offers more than just a standard pint. Queensland’s River City is brimming with bars, pubs and taverns serving fine food, delicious cocktails and delectable desserts. We explore the 10 best bars in the city.
Whether you’re after an alternate venue for an event or just an indie cocktail, Laruche, situated in Brisbane’s party hub, Fortitude Valley, is the place to be. The cocktail list will have your head spinning with the amount of beverages on offer, but that will soon be cured by opting for one of the shared jugs.
Laruche, 680 Ann St, Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006, Australia, +61 7 3666 0880
Cloudland is where you’ll want to be on a Saturday night in Brisbane. Feel free to stop in for a beverage and admire the beauty of the place, and why not sit back in one of their hammock chairs? On Thursdays, they offer free salsa dance classes.
Cloudland, 641 Ann St, Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006, Australia, +61 7 3872 6600
The staff at Habitat Restaurant & Bar will run you through their extensive alcohol menu to ensure your night is as wonderful as it should be. In the surroundings of Habitat, it’s unlikely anything could go too wrong. The beautiful modern bar keeps it light and simple inside, and has fire pits outside so you can enjoy the fresh air on a chilly winter night.
While the name doesn’t sound very local, The London Club, located in exclusive New Farm, is a stand-out. Bookcases take up every inch of the walls, giving the venue a very regal feel. Armchairs are nestled in candlelit corners so you can sit back and relax, enjoying a scotch on the rocks whilst you ponder where the night will take you next.
The London Club, 38 Vernon Terrace, Newstead QLD 4006, Australia, +61 7 3252 8188