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Bars and nightlife in Brisbane

Top bars

Nightclub
“Cloud land is beautiful, even if you pop in for a cocktail just to say you’ve been there, Thursday night is Salsa night. Every other day featuring an Italian restaurant for lunch and dinner, this is most definitely a place to visit!! ”
  • 52 locals recommend
Bar
“Inspired by the roof top bars of Istanbul, enjoy amazing views of Brisbane and delicious quality food! Perfect for an early night, a late Saturday or just a Sunday Sesh! Devine $35 sharing menu for when you just don't want a full meal for yourself.. Check it out!! ”
  • 47 locals recommend
Bar
“Just right outside our front door. Variety of different food venues from fine dining to pizza”
  • 44 locals recommend
Casino
“The Treasury Casino, also known as The Treasury is a casino that also houses 6 restaurants, 5 bars, and a nightclub”
  • 28 locals recommend
Bar
“Great little bar with indoor and outdoor areas. Particularly great on Sundays for a sess in the sunshine with live tunes from a local DJ.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Pub
“Great spot for a steak and good food, also great for drinks. A little bit out of the city but a good spot to catch the ferry to for some lunch by the river. Also close to Mt Cootha.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Brewery
“Another great Craft Brewery. Check it out Friday afternoons and meet the lovely working folk of the Teneriffe area. Great spot any time of the day to be honest though.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Bar
“Fun, exciting bar for some after work drinks. Located in the city this is a great place to go to for some after work drinks before heading out. Huge area with a variety of seats both indoors and outdoors. They have heaters outside in the winter, and at least 3 bars. Nice view over the river as well to watch the sun set!”
  • 9 locals recommend

Nightclubs

Nightclub
“Cloud land is beautiful, even if you pop in for a cocktail just to say you’ve been there, Thursday night is Salsa night. Every other day featuring an Italian restaurant for lunch and dinner, this is most definitely a place to visit!! ”
  • 52 locals recommend
Lounge
“With an East-meets-West fusion vibe, Jade Buddha Bar & Kitchen has something tasty on the menu for everyone. Relax and unwind with stunning views of the Brisbane River, indulge in a cocktail or casual drink choosing from many indoor and outdoor bars.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Jazz Club
“Rated as one of Brisbane's top live music venues, Brisbane Jazz Club is the only venue totally dedicated to live jazz. The riverside location offers stunning views of the city skyline from inside the club and out on the river deck.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Night Club
“Awesome music, regular priced drinks and always busy so a good vibe for dancing. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Gay Bar
“if you want to go Brisbane gay Nightclubbing then The Beat is the place for you... with our 5 Nightclubs, 7 Bars and 6 Beer Gardens here is something here for everyone. Make sure you check out the drag shows....”
  • 10 locals recommend
Lounge
“North of the Gold Coast. A fun and quirky area for eating and shopping. As well as a fantastic night life. Check out the Vegan Markets!”
  • 71 locals recommend
Night Club
“Check their website for frequent theme parties and international acts and DJ's!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bowling Alley
“We love spending escaping the heat (or the rain!) and spending a few hours doing some tenpin bowling, perhaps with a beer and a pizza!”
  • 5 locals recommend

Music venues

Theatre
“Known as Q PAC Lots of musicals playing all year round. Lots of places to eat & have a drink. If you buy a show ticket, can also select to pay for a parking spot at the same time.”
  • 113 locals recommend
Street Food Gathering
“A feast for the senses – drop into the multicultural shipping container market to experience the sights, smells, sounds and tastes of Brisbane’s much-loved Eat Street Markets.”
  • 139 locals recommend
Convention Center
“If you're here for an event, chances are it will be hosted at the convention centre. Great venue with plenty of food options nearby”
  • 35 locals recommend
Bar
“Great place for a groove to some blues music and a whiskey and apple juice. Great after a event at Suncorp stadium”
  • 32 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Music venue run by one of the lads from Powderfinger. Live music in converted Airport Mechanical Hanger. Great atmosphere and lovely bar food.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Bar
“Fun! that is all I have to say. Bring your dancing shoes as live bands on every night.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Music Venue
“The acoustics in here are great with a really cosy atmosphere. Split levels downstairs which means you can get a view if you don't want to get right up front in the mosh and then there's the upper level which is second to none for great viewing. Three bars with food in the lower level if you need to snack. Staff are great too which adds to the all round great vibe. Go see your favourite band there, or any band for that matter.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Jazz Club
“Rated as one of Brisbane's top live music venues, Brisbane Jazz Club is the only venue totally dedicated to live jazz. The riverside location offers stunning views of the city skyline from inside the club and out on the river deck.”
  • 17 locals recommend
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