What's new for food and drink fans at South Bank

Heading into Brisbane’s warmer months, South Bank is heating up with brand new eateries and restaurant revamps. 

The Terrace Emporium Hotel South Bank

The Terrace – Emporium Hotel South Bank

The Terrace, Emporium Hotel’s eagerly anticipated rooftop bar will be open to the public next week! With views for days, fluffy bar stools that blend in with the clouds, and an all-day food menu to keep you hydrated and hunger-free, The Terrace will easily become the place to spend a lazy day this summer. Check it out from October 3rd.

Stokebar Q

Balcony dining just got a lot more comfortable, with the new Stokebar Q opening inside the Stokehouse Q building. With increased seating, booths, and a private lounge, Stokebar Q is the destination for summer cocktails and casual dining.

Their new Fork and Hand menu is bursting with shareable meals, including a mouth-watering mozzarella and bolognaise jaffle; grilled haloumi with burnt honey and fresh mint; light meals like fish and chips, minute steaks and pork cotoletta. The drinks list also been refreshed with new cocktails such as the gingery-lemony, tequila-based Goodwill Rising and a crystal clear Diamantina, with vodka, fino, cucumber, thyme and soda water. 

Cork and Chroma pop up

Pick up a paintbrush and pour out a pinot... Cork and Chroma have popped up on Little Stanley Street. With classes titled Drinky Drawy, family sessions during school holidays and even an upcoming clay gnome class, there’s never been a better time to get in touch with yoru artistic side and spend an evening behind an easel. The pop-up studio is only at South Bank for a limited time, so don’t delay in booking your workshop!

Ole Restaurant

Olé Restaurant

Spanish favourite Olé has a glam new look, and a new menu to match. The refreshed restaurant space showcases a central, open bar area with more table seating for diners on the Grey Street side. A dizzying array of tapas, mains and desserts will keep you smiling all night.


At the Glenelg Street end of Little Stanley Street, there’s a new locale for seafood lovers. Simple but stylish restaurant and a menu abundant with seafood options, including market-fresh lobster and bug platters can now be found at Yellowfin. Perfectly located for pre-show dining, or a relaxed meal overlooking the pretty Parklands.

Banh Mee Time

A cute new Vietnamese eatery has popped up on Grey Street, busting out $7.50 rice paper rolls and crusty baguette banh mi; vermicelli noodle sighes and traditional hot Pho. Rock over to Banh Mee Time for fast and fresh Asian meals with a price tag that won’t break the bank.

Belle Époque – Emporium Hotel South Bank

The first food outlet from the new Emporium South Bank Hotel is now open! Swing by Belle Époque for delicate French pastries, gourmet sandwiches and the most divine single-serve desserts this side of Paris.

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