Riverside nightlife, Brisbane

From classic watering holes on every second corner to sophisticated bars with where you can lie back and listen to music that never stops – our pubs, bars and live-music venues are the perfect meeting places. Our urban villages entice, with a range of intimate nightspots and live music. In particular, West End and Fortitude Valley are perfect to see emerging bands, enjoy live indie-rock, get up close to national and international acts or groove to innovative jazz bands. 


As the temperature drops, your social life doesn't need to suffer. We've rounded up the cosiest bars in Brisbane to snuggle up with your favourite winter tipple and get toasty warm.

We’ve rounded up 10 of the most recent arrivals that will be perfect for a drink as the weather cools down this winter.

No longer is a pint of beer simply a pint of beer. One must ask where the wheat came from, how and when the yeast was added and where it was brewed.