Bars at South Bank - Visit Brisbane


Bars at South Bank

Enjoy a cool drink or two at one of South Bank's buzzing bars.

The Terrace Emporium Hotel South Bank

The Terrace, Emporium Hotel


Carribean-themed Barbossa offers an extensive bar menu with an adjoining bottleshop.

Bourbon Street

Named after New Orleans’ French quarter, Bourbon Street oozes jazz vibes and creole-inspired recipes for a smooth dining experience.

Brooklyn Depot

Brooklyn Depot South Bank - inspired by Old Brooklyn - will get your tastebuds ticking with a chef-prepared menu of handcrafted burgers, hot dogs, salads and desserts. 


Cowch is Queensland’s first dessert and cocktail bar, and it's open from early until late making it an ideal spot for a full-on sugary feast or a cheeky takeaway treat.

Harajuku Gyoza

Well-known for their delicious Japanese dumplings, side dishes, bowls and Japanese craft beer on tap, dine in on Grey Street.

Hop and Pickle

Located on Little Stanley St, Hop and Pickle serve up a range of drinks, tasty bar snacks and traditional pub food with an elegant twist.

Margaritas El Camino Cantina

Hotel Diablo, El Camino Cantina - Frozen Margaritas

Hotel Diablo

Upstairs bar in Tex-Mex restaurant El Camino Cantina located in Stanley Street Plaza - Hotel Diablo, specialises in frozen margaritas and features live entertainment, including a rotation of top DJs.

Little Big House

Little Big House is a lively pub established in a re-vamped heritage-listed house, offering a drinks menu emphasising local QLD produce and food focused on rotisserie chicken, meats and seafood. 

Malt Traders

Malt Traders is a bar and bottle shop focusing on unique, sustainable and craft beverages.

Piano Bar

A sophisticated drinks and dining spot located on the ground floor of Emporium Hotels South Bank, with a live piano played in the afternoons and live jazz on Friday and Saturday evenings.

Popolo Italian Kitchen & Bar

Popolo is an Italian-influenced restaurant offering both time tested favourites and uniquely Italian offerings. 

Poppies Cocktail Bar

Modern Australian cuisine, drinks and cocktails. Situated on Little Stanley Street, formerly Next Door Kitchen and Bar now under new ownership.

Soleil Pool Bar

If you like delicious drinks in a super-chic atmosphere, Soleil Pool Bar is for you. The drinks list includes cocktails, champagne, beer and more.

Southbank Beer Garden

Southbank Beer Garden offers quality pub dining located in the heart of the South Bank Parklands with picturesque views of Streets Beach and the CBD.


Focusing on casual dining, Southbeach encourages you to sip, savour, socialise and share. Take in the river views and soak up the endless summer vibe.

The Burrito Bar

The Burrito Bar is re-creating the experience of feasting on fuss-free Mexican street fare. 

The Charming Squire

The venue honours the life of James Squire – the infamous, yet charismatic, rogue convict-turned-brewer who inspired the creation of award-winning and flavoursome beers.

The Plough Inn Tavern

Traditional, hearty meals are served with country hospitality at this iconic pub. 

The Sangria Bar

The Sangria Bar is Olé Restaurant's fun little sister, serving up jugs of sangria, tasty tapas and good vibes. 

The Ship Inn

A street bar and beer garden with excellent menu options. 

The Terrace

Open to the public, Emporium Hotel’s rooftop bar offers amazing views and an all-day food menu.

Tippler's Tap

Tippler's Tap is a casual, cosy craft beer bar offering 13 taps of independent beer and cider as well as a menu inspired by the Chicago street-food scene.

For restaurant, fine dining, cafe, cheap eats and dessert options at South Bank head to the 'Eat and drink' page.