Brisbane's 20 Most-Viewed Bars of 2024 So Far

Across 2024 to-date, you've been saying cheers to plenty of watering holes with games — alongside laneway hangouts, martini havens, classic pubs and more.
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Published on July 04, 2024
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    Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq Bowen Hills

    30 King Street, Bowen Hills

    After its Toombul venue was closed due to the floods, this circus-themed arcade bar has moved to Bowen Hills.

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    BrewDog DogTap Brisbane

    77 Metroplex Avenue, Brisbane

    Open since 2019, the Scottish brewery's first Aussie outpost has arcade games, brunch fare and a bottle shop.

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    The Belvedere

    Oxley Avenue, Woody Point

    Woody Point's 122-year-old pub has relaunched after a $10-million-plus redevelopment.

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    Hijinx Hotel Chermside

    Gympie And Hamilton Roads, Chermside

    This OTT challenge-room bar chain launched its first Brisbane location, joining Holey Moley at Chermside.

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    Maggie May

    84 Longland Street, Newstead

    This Newstead supper club is Brisbane's gloriously 70s-inspired new go-to for cocktails and all-day bites.

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    Oche Fortitude Valley

    111 Constance Street, Fortitude Valley

    A two-storey electronic darts bar.

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    SOKO Rooftop

    7 Symes Street, Fortitude Valley

    Towering above the Jubilee Hotel, this luxe 14th-floor restaurant and bar serves up Peruvian and Japanese cuisine.

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    Babylon Garden

    145 Eagle Street, Brisbane City

    This two-tier waterfront bar on Eagle Street cascades down to the river, and serves up Middle Eastern and East Mediterranean bites and cocktails.

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    Maniax Brisbane CBD

    Burnett Lane, Brisbane City

    This second Brisbane site for the axe-throwing chain comes with a Viking-themed bar — and will get you hurling hatchets on Adelaide Street.

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    Valley Hops Brewing

    641 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley

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

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    Fiume Rooftop Bar

    5 Boundary Street, Brisbane City

    Peer over the river, hang out on daybeds by the pool and sip cocktails — all on Crystalbrook Vincent's rooftop.

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    Claw BBQ & Grill Brisbane

    56 King Street, Bowen Hills

    If you're after seafood, boozy slushies and watching sport, King Street has just the 1000-person crab shack for it.

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    Lina Rooftop

    80 Tribune Street, South Brisbane

    This 1500-square-metre beach club-inspired bar with a 30-metre infinity pool sits on a South Brisbane rooftop.

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    186 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley

    Fortitude Valley's retro arcade and board game bar will ensure that you're never bored while sipping a pint.

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    Breakfast Creek Hotel

    2 Kingsford Smith Drive, Albion

    With 12 cuts of prime Queensland beef and 400 varieties of rum, The Breakfast Creek Hotel still has the goods, even after 130 years.

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    48 Burnett Lane, Brisbane City

    This Italian-style cocktail bar in Burnett Lane hails from the Death & Taxes and Dr Gimlette crew, and is located in Super Whatnot's old digs.

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    Bar Rocco

    131 Leicester Street, Coorparoo

    This Italian osteria in Coorparoo is a sibling venture to Ashley-Maree Kent's Ramona Trattoria next door.

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    Eagle Street, Brisbane City

    This new $10-million floating bar is hosting parties on the Brisbane River.

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    15 Manning Street, South Brisbane

    This Fish Lane 40-seater bar hails from the One Fish Two Fish team and heroes martinis.

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    Riverbar & Kitchen

    71 Eagle Street, Brisbane City

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

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