Rooftop bars in Brisbane - Visit Brisbane


Rooftop bars in Brisbane

With almost 300 days of sunshine every year, it’s easy to see why rooftop bars have popped up all over Brisbane. And with such good weather, rooftop bars are always on-trend. Raise your glasses to drinking sky high!

Maya Mexican @ Eleven Rooftop Bar

Ride the elevator to the 11th floor and you've arrived at Maya. Brought to you by Eleven Rooftop Bar, this little patch of Mexico in the sky is where the local produce-inspired menu channels Mexican influences. Enjoy lashings of tequila, mezcal and sotol and peruse the impressive cocktail list.

IRIS Rooftop, Hotel X

Topping off Hotel X in Fortitude Valley’s Brunswick Street, Iris Rooftop is a Mediterranean-inspired rooftop bar and restaurant with a glam wisteria and olive tree fit-out. There are poolside bungalows and a dance floor that opens as the evening progresses. Try the cumin-spiced fried fish tacos, spiced cauliflower or salmon crudo. Open for lunch from Wednesday to Sunday and dinner every night.

Cielo Rooftop Bar

Fiume at The Fantauzzo

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Feeling fancy? Head to The Fantauzzo's rooftop bar for mesmerising panoramic views of Howard Smith Wharves, the Brisbane CBD and the Brisbane river. With a cocktail in hand you can’t not have a twinkle in your eye at this rooftop bar!

Dirty Sultan


A treat for all the senses, Turkish-inspired Dirty Sultan has taken over the The Constance Rooftop with a delectable neo-Turkish street food menu, tantalising cocktails and to top it off, a pastel-hued shisha lounge!

Sixteen Antlers

Sixteen Antlers

Perched atop the Pullman Brisbane King George Square, Sixteen Antlers Rooftop Bar offers a selection of craft beers, curated cocktails and quality wines for locals and visitors to enjoy while they relax and soak up the birds'-eye view of the city.

Elixir Rooftop Bar

Elixir Rooftop Bar

This rooftop bar is a subtropical oasis set high above Fortitude Valley’s entertainment precinct. Head up the stairs to find a sleek and minimalist decor with plenty of greenery, cement tables and wooden day beds. The bar serves up an original mix of cocktails and is a classy place to stop by for a few drinks and graze the bar menu.

Lennons Pool Terrace 

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Step off Queen Street Mall and ride the elevator to the fourth floor. You’ve arrived at Lennons Pool Terrace. Part of The Hyatt Regency Brisbane the bar is perfectly positioned to grab a drink in the city with a side of people-watching. Grab an intimate setting for two overlooking Queen Street Mall, or stand around large bar tables on the terrace with your crew.

Eagles Nest

Eagles Nest

Open two days a week, Eagles Nest (located above The Point) is the perfect spot for Friday afternoon drinks or a Sunday session. Be sure to head before sundown as its Kangaroo Point location means you’re looking back across the river at Brisbane’s CBD, and the sunset colours look brilliant as they bounce off the glass buildings. 

Spicers Balfour

Spicers Balfour

For something a little bit more intimate, Spicers Balfour has a somewhat secret rooftop bar. Diners at the restaurant or patrons of the hotel can make use of the small bar that has stunning views of the Story Bridge from its location in New Farm.

The Stock Exchange Rooftop

The Stock Exchange Rooftop

The Stock Exchange building has been around since 1863, so we’re sure she’s had plenty of makeovers in that time. A recent renovation turned this old girl’s rooftop from drab to fab with fairy lights, hanging plants, and new tables and chairs for the perfect garden party vibe.

Dandy’s Rooftop

The Fox Hotel

Dandy’s Rooftop is a fun and playful space set at the top of The Fox Hotel in South Brisbane. With a tennis theme, AstroTurf, bright umbrellas and coloured wooden tables, this space says "summer" all year round. Head on up for cocktails jugs, good vibes and tasty bar food.

  Watching the sun go down with a cocktail is more fun with friends.

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