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Cocktail classic The Bowery has been converted into a Hawaiian-themed dive bar.
A unique Mediterranean-inspired boozer in the northern suburbs
More than 600 bottles in heritage-listed digs on Brisbane’s oldest laneway.
An enormous brewpub (both in scale and ambition) by the Scottish brewing giant.
The 150-seat, eight-hectolitre brewpub is the brand’s first taproom outside Byron Bay.
Seafood and spritzers in a down-to-earth bar that is definitely not a “speakeasy”.
The sharp follow-up to Cobbler.
A two-level brewery with collaboration beers, painting classes and an Asian-inspired food menu.
Queensland’s only heritage-listed pub has a refined charm.
Brisbane’s original laneway bar dares to play proper hip-hop and disco for the post-work crowd.
A handsome sixth-floor boozer in a rapidly developing corner of the Valley.
A low-key, small bar with a focus on gin, natural wines and beers on tap.
A Brisbane classic, where clever cocktails combine with grazing plates.
Enter for arcade games, DJs and cheesburger spring rolls.
A Palm Springs-inspired restaurant and bar in the space which formerly housed Woolly Mammoth.
Cocktails and dim sum in an old, underground bank vault.
The bar that generates a whopping 20 percent of its profits to charity.
A slick, understated laneway boozer and pintxos joint from a former Masterchef star.
Street art cool and branding combine in one ambitious bar.
Size isn’t a problem at this petite laneway bar.
A modern take on the traditional beer garden.
A neighbourhood bar from a pair of industry veterans.
A European-style wine bar and bistro in South Brisbane.
18 types of wings, 25 beers and 40 whiskies. Yep, everything’s bigger at Buffalo Bar.
Reminiscent of a university sharehouse, except with much better beer.
Relax on the upstairs deck and take your pick from the 100 per cent Australian drinks list (yes, that includes the spirits).
A cute suburban boozer.
A sophisticated restaurant and bar with a contemporary-Asian influence at The Calile.
An adults-only arcade bar combining old-world glamour, ultra-modern neon and ’90s nostalgia.
A craft-beer bar with a “local where possible” ethos, Single O coffee and Chicago-style food.
Bringing a dash of Cuba to Castlemaine Street.
Step in for wood-fired pizzas and 12 taps pouring an imaginatively named range of beers.
Relaxed drinking and dining.
A botanical wonderland with more than 130 types of gin.
A historic pub, where you can get change from $20 at lunch, cocktails, and beers from 92 taps.
The suburban brewery everyone wants as their local.
Due to open in June 2017.
A brewery from a former home-brewer.
A small, French-inspired wine bar for Fish Lane.
This hotel bar hits new rooftop heights.
A pub from the man behind Ginger's and Lefty's Old Time Music Hall.
Where the pig on your plate is reared on the same malt and hops in the beer.
You'd better like pickles.
13 beer taps and Chicago-style eats.
When a bar makes its own vermouth and tonic water in-house, you know it cares about a quality drink.
A brewery bar that’s ideal for big groups.
Good beer and comfort food. Nothing more, nothing less.
A beer bar in the shadow of Eagle Farm Racecourse.
Twelve beer taps keep this warm, industrial space humming with a communal vibe.