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Top bar recommendations from locals

Nightclub
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“Cloud land is beautiful, even if you pop in for a cocktail just to say you’ve been there, Thursday night is Salsa night. Every other day featuring an Italian restaurant for lunch and dinner, this is most definitely a place to visit!! ”
  • 52 locals recommend
Bar
“Inspired by the roof top bars of Istanbul, enjoy amazing views of Brisbane and delicious quality food! Perfect for an early night, a late Saturday or just a Sunday Sesh! Devine $35 sharing menu for when you just don't want a full meal for yourself.. Check it out!! ”
  • 47 locals recommend
Bar
“Just right outside our front door. Variety of different food venues from fine dining to pizza”
  • 46 locals recommend
Casino
“The Treasury Casino, also known as The Treasury is a casino that also houses 6 restaurants, 5 bars, and a nightclub”
  • 28 locals recommend
Bar
“Great little bar with indoor and outdoor areas. Particularly great on Sundays for a sess in the sunshine with live tunes from a local DJ.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Pub
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“Great spot for a steak and good food, also great for drinks. A little bit out of the city but a good spot to catch the ferry to for some lunch by the river. Also close to Mt Cootha.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Another great Craft Brewery. Check it out Friday afternoons and meet the lovely working folk of the Teneriffe area. Great spot any time of the day to be honest though.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Bar
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“Fun, exciting bar for some after work drinks. Located in the city this is a great place to go to for some after work drinks before heading out. Huge area with a variety of seats both indoors and outdoors. They have heaters outside in the winter, and at least 3 bars. Nice view over the river as well to watch the sun set!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Beer Bar
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“Hundreds of beers, live music, pool tables, a good feed, a pretty social place!”
  • 29 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“Best steak in brisbane and the largest range of rums with a dedicated rum bar”
  • 39 locals recommend
Bar
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“A unique experience. Honky-tonk bar meets decadent saloon, situated on Petrie Terrace's old Baroona Labour Hall. 33 minute walk 11 minutes – bus 61/375 ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“Music venue run by one of the lads from Powderfinger. Live music in converted Airport Mechanical Hanger. Great atmosphere and lovely bar food.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Bar
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“Fun! that is all I have to say. Bring your dancing shoes as live bands on every night.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Blackbird Bar & Grill is an award-winning restaurant and bar on Eagle Street Pier with panoramic river views across the Brisbane River.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This fresh, nautical-themed bar and kitchen will whisk you from the centre of the business district to a distant holiday place. Find a spot under the yellow and white striped umbrellas and order a cocktail jug to share. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Great atmosphere and interior, one of West End's small bars. Slightly hipster-ish but good for all ages. 15 minute walk.”
  • 20 locals recommend