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Must-Visit Brisbane Bars with Beer Gardens and Boozy Courtyards

Save cosy pub corners for winter — it's time to drink a brew out in the open.
By Concrete Playground
December 07, 2022
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By Concrete Playground
December 07, 2022
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  • Food & Drink

    Revel Brewing Co Rivermakers

    Brisbane’s eastside has a new beer-drinking go-to — a second venue for this local brewery, complete with shady umbrellas, fairy lights, and karaage chicken and burgers on the menu.

  • Food & Drink

    Koala Tavern

    After a $3-million revamp, this Redlands pub now boasts a fairy light-lit beer garden and a new-look bistro

  • Food & Drink

    Felons Brewing Co

    Howard Smith Wharves' riverside brewery.

  • Food & Drink

    Valley Hops Brewing

    Towering above Ann Street, this sky-high leafy oasis pairs Valley-brewed beers with pizzas, skewers and cheeseboards.

  • Food & Drink

    Salisbury Hotel

    This southside spot is sporting a $1.6-million facelift — and a new leafy beer garden.

  • Food & Drink

    BrewDog DogTap Brisbane

    The Scottish brewery's first Aussie outpost has arcade games, brunch fare and a bottle shop.

  • Food & Drink

    Purple Palm

    This Palm Springs-inspired garden bar in Woolloongabba features a ten-foot wall of gin.

  • Food & Drink

    Crown Hotel

    The Lutwyche Road pub has reopened after a sleek $2.4 million makeover, complete with a new beer garden and heritage pavilion.

  • Food & Drink

    Riverbar & Kitchen

    Watch the boats slink down the river with an ice-cold cocktail in hand.

  • Food & Drink

    The Prince Consort Hotel

    This eight-in-one venue has taken over The Elephant's old digs.

  • Food & Drink

    Bribie Island Hotel

    Following a $2.2 million revamp, this refurbed hotel now boasts a big fairy light-lit beer garden.

  • Food & Drink

    The Triffid

    Bands, beers and burgers. It doesn't get much better than that.

  • Food & Drink

    Pig 'N' Whistle Brunswick Street

    British pub grub and ales on tap with a focus on Australian and New Zealand wines to boot.

  • Food & Drink

    Warehouse 25

    Head here for next-level gin made on-site, stay for the late-night party vibes.

  • Food & Drink

    Osbourne Hotel

    Everything old is new again as the Ann and Constance corner favourite returns to its original name, look and layout.

  • Food & Drink

    Canvas

    A Woolloongabba stalwart that, despite opening in 2010, is still as good as ever.

  • Riverland

    Snack on street food and crack a brew while taking in some of the best views of the river.

  • Food & Drink

    Easy Times Brewing Company

    This Logan Road craft beer pub serves up brews and tacos just across the road from the Gabba.

  • Food & Drink

    Darling & Co

    Sustainable produce, dog-friendly garden and terrace cocktails in Paddington, darling.

  • Food & Drink

    All Inn Brewing Co

    Banyo's environmentally focused craft brewery.

  • Food & Drink

    Fitz + Potts

    There's more to this Nundah dive bar than its retro furniture and chilled-out vibe.

  • Food & Drink

    Revel Brewing Co

    Serving up beer and pizza in Bulimba.

  • Food & Drink

    Cleveland Sands Hotel

    Cleveland's airy verandah pub overlooking Raby Bay features a 250-person beer garden.

  • Food & Drink

    Regatta Hotel

    Drink riverside at this Brisbane institution.

  • Food & Drink

    Slipstream Brewing Company

    Yeerongpilly's resident brewery and cellar door.

  • Food & Drink

    Stradbroke Island Beach Hotel

    Nestled on the headland just a few short steps from the ocean.

  • Food & Drink

    The Wickham

    The Valley's stylish establishment that welcomes all walks of Brisbane.

  • Food & Drink

    Ballistic Beer Co

    Sipping brews — and hosting beer yoga sessions — in the suburbs.

  • Food & Drink

    The Catchment Brewing Co

    The West End craft brewery sprawls over two levels and boasts two laneways.

  • Food & Drink

    The Pineapple Hotel

    Don't be fooled by the fruity name, this pub does a mean steak with a solid selection of beer to wash it down.

  • Food & Drink

    The Caxton Hotel

    A legendary venue with proximity to both Suncorp Stadium and the Brissie CBD.

  • Food & Drink

    Shady Palms

    We hear the sliders are fairly off-the-hook here.

  • Food & Drink

    Oxford 152

    A pub that doesn't veer too far from its working-class roots, this local has something to offer to all — even breakfast.

  • Food & Drink

    Southbeach Social

    A chill bar that boast views of the Brisbane River and city skyline.

  • Food & Drink

    Buffalo Bar

    Just like walkin' into your local sports bar in Buffalo, New York, on 4th of July.

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