Late Night Dining in Brisbane City
If you find yourself in the CBD after hours and feel your stomach rumbling don't worry, you're not destined for fast-food and greasy kebabs. We've got your back and sourced the best late-night eats that you won't regret in the morning.
Brew, Burnett Lane
Brew is one of Brisbane's coolest laneway venues – tucked away in a renovated car park in Burnett Lane. Find a space in the dimmed, rustic basement and enjoy its tapas or charcouterie boards while catching up with friends or listen to late night live music with a drink as an after-work treat or weekend outing. Open past 10pm from Tuesday-Saturday, Brew really can cater for all your late-night needs.
Tuesday-Wednesday : Until 10pm
Thursday: Until 11pm
Friday-Saturday: Until 12am
Cha Cha Char, Eagle St Pier
If a late night steak is what you need, Cha Cha Char offers a steak menu like no other. The breed, paddock address, age and other details of each cut of steak are provided and it's consistently so good because the restaurateur is a nationally-recognised beef judge. You'll get more than your classic steak and veg here.
Coyotito is serving up Mexican street food on Eagle Lane in the heart of the CBD. With everything made in house, choose from seven types of handmade soft tortilla tacos or try the fire-roasted Mexicana salsa. Added bonus: if you're dancing the night away next door in Brooklyn Standard, you can order tacos and have them delivered to you.
Monday-Thursday - until 10pm
Friday-Saturday - until 12am
Coppa Spuntino, Creek St
Coppa Spuntino on Creek St is an authentic Italian pizza joint and a chic charcuterie bar. It's a perfect spot to either gather a group of mates and order some wood-fired pizzettas or a few spuntino (share plates) to split with your loved special someone. An added bonus is that after you fill your belly on delicious Italian fare, local favourite The Gresham is just around the corner.
Fat Noodle, Treasury Casino & Hotel
Award-winning celebrity chef Luke Nguyen's 100-seater Fat Noodle serves pan-Asian hawker-style food, including Nguyen’s own Vietnamese, as well as Chinese, Thai and Malaysian. Stop in for some late night Duck Wraps or some of the best spring rolls you've ever eaten.
Open until 11pm Sunday-Thursday & 12am Friday-Saturday for whenever hunger strikes.
Jimmy's on the Mall, Queen Street Mall
Jimmy’s on the Mall have offered breakfast, lunch and dinner 24 hours a day, 7 days a week since 1982. Situated in the middle of the Queen Street Mall, the two-levelled restaurant has an extensive menu with a distinct Eastern influence.
Lennons Restaurant & Bar, NEXT Hotel
Located within NEXT Hotel, Lennons Restaurant & Bar embodies all the fine traits of the modern, stylish epicurean’s urban lifestyle. The restaurant’s executive chef Todd Adams has created a hearty and simple menu will make you dip into nostalgia. There is a wood-fired oven, Parilla grill for seafood and grass-fed, dry-aged steaks, and a bar menu including wood-fired octopus, chorizo and smoked paprika, and buttermilk fried chicken.
Housed in a former church built in 1904, Pancake Manor serves a delicious variety of sweet and savoury food from its American influenced menu, with special mention to the fluffy pancakes, crepes and salads. When the 3am pancake cravings hit, stop in for a pancake stack and do not skip out on the butterscotch sauce.
Hours: 24 hours
Public serves up innovative food and drinks in a relaxed yet utterly chic setting. With menus designed to share, indulge on favourites with a twist such as their famous KFD (Kentucky Fried Duck).
Open until 11pm from Monday-Saturday
Red Hook, Gresham Lane
Red Hook is a diner, take out and bar serving up New York style street food, tucked away in Gresham Lane. The music is always excellent, the burgers are a dream and the fries are a salty haven. Try the classic Brooklyn Cheeseburger or go all out and add a side of loaded fries. You won't regret it.
Monday - Wednesday until 10pm
Thursday - Saturday until 12am
On the promenade level of Riparian Plaza overlooking the water, Riverbar offers relaxed seating areas inside and out for you to enjoy after-work drinks and a bite to eat. The bar menu, designed by Matt Moran, features all-day dining with shared plates, grills and pizzas from the wood-fired oven.
Hours: Open until 11.30pm from Monday-Sunday
Sonny's House of Blues, Rowes Lane
Wander down the laneway next to Rowes Arcade and discover a flashing illuminated arrow sign suspended above the entrance. Menu specials vary from night to night, and the kitchen closes at closing time.
Tuesday & Wednesday: until 12am
Thursday-Saturday: until 3am
Kitchen, Treasury Casino & Hotel, George St
The Kitchen offers fabulous meals in an amazing atmosphere any time of the day or night, seven days a week. The menu is broad and eclectic, providing something for every mood, from the most basic dish to modern Australian dining. Whenever hunger strikes, or if you're simply looking for a place to unwind, pop in for a great meal.
Sunday-Thursday – until 1am
Friday-Saturday – until 2am