Nightlife

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. 

Highlights

If you’ve got Georgia on your mind and want to find your own brown-eyed girl, perhaps you’ll find her at one of Brisbane’s live music bars – specifically those with a little more soul...

The City has a prominent and constantly evolving live music scene. Here's your guide to venues big and small, sweaty and intimate, DIY and otherwise.

Don’t let your friends or date down, read on to find Brisbane’s award-winning bars, bars we love and those that are well-tried and tested.

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Whether or not you know your shiraz from your merlot, or chardonnay from sauvignon blanc, let the city’s sommeliers teach you something new about vino at one of Brisbane’s wine bars.

Now, was that whisky or whiskey? Who cares if they’re both damn delicious. Treat yourself to the top shelf at these ultimate whisky bars.

Put away the wine bottle and give your liver a rest with these 26 things to do at night that don’t involve late night bar hopping.

Since the start of the year, Brisbane’s dining landscape has shifted and changed dramatically with a handful of sad closings, but a few dozen epic new bar, restaurant and cafe openings.

Brisbane's bartenders are playing with kaffir lime-infused vodka, orange-soaked wine, urban rooftop honey, local lilli pilli gin and jalapeño agave – discover where to drink the city's best cocktails.

Swirl, sniff, sip – if you're looking to sample a quality drop, the Brisbane Region's range of wineries is bound to delight even the most discerning connoisseur.