Six bars quiet enough to hear your date
Call us old fashioned, but we believe in the art of conversation. The chivalry in getting to know someone. Who wants to spend a romantic night out with your beau yelling in your ear in an overcrowded bar? We're sure that isn’t exactly what you picture as your ideal date, and luckily you don’t have to. Brisbane has a variety of bars for every occasion and we have put together our seven picks for bars where you will actually be able to talk to your date.
Mr & Mrs G is an eclectic cocktail bar that oozes the style of owners Andy and Marcia Georges (aka Mr and Mrs G). With touches of Morocco and splashes of colour, plus river and Story Bridge views to die for, it makes for the perfect place to enjoy a drink any night of the week.
Public offers a fine-dining experience, with the excitement of a more casual environment. The restaurant and bar combines New York’s sophistication with Brisbane’s warmth, and is a perfect spot to sip on delicious cocktails crafted by some of the country’s most talented bartenders.
On one of the city’s most picturesque reaches of the Brisbane River at New Farm, Watt Restaurant and Bar is the perfect place to spoil your date while enjoying the very best cuisine and exceptional wines. The Park Lounge Bar area offers an open-air outdoor setting for drinks where you can enjoy cocktails on arrival as you relax on the cushioned day beds.
Canvas is a vintage-inspired treasure in the heart of the Gabba village. Offering delectable cocktails, boutique wine, craft beer and rustic food, this hidden gem is the perfect place to get to know someone over drinks and a scrumptious bite to eat.
In the trendy Portside Wharf precinct in Hamilton and overlooking the beautiful Brisbane River, Byblos boasts imaginative Mediterranean cuisine, presented with the signature hospitality and warmth of the countries that inspired its exceptional fare. With its glamorous Phoenician-themed bar and lounge area stocking an extensive beer, wine and cocktail menu, Byblos is the ideal location to take that special someone.