Sometimes, beer and wine just don't cut it. In those times, you need cocktails. Be it a well-made Negroni, or a complex, multi-layered sipper, Brisbane has a wealth of places to partake.


These are our favourites, ranging from casual spots, to table service venues where the staff wear waistcoats. But without fail, they all know their spirits.

Lychee Lounge

Fresh takes on the classics.

2/94 Boundary Street
West End QLD 4101

The Apo

Try a bottled rhubarb and vanilla Negroni.

690 Ann Street
Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

Gerard’s Bar

That front deck is unbeatable on fine days.

13A 23 James Street
Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

Cobbler

Bar, or spirits library? You decide.

7 Browning Street
West End QLD 4101

Savile Row

The sharp follow-up to Cobbler.

677 Ann Street
Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

The End

Watch Instagram for the latest cocktails.

73 Vulture Street
West End QLD 4101

The Junk Bar

Great cocktails and live music.

215 Waterworks Road
Ashgrove QLD 4060