It’s the new year and the sun is (mostly) shining. Enjoy catching up with your mates over a
pint and a parmi. Check out these incredible gastro pub-style venues around Brisbane.

Lounge Room, Osbourne Hotel

Cosy up with friends in a leather booth surrounded by oil paintings, wood furnishings and velvet drapes at Osbourne Hotel’s intimate Lounge Room.

  • Venue: Osbourne Hotel
  • Address: 766 Ann St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
  • Capacity: 30
  • Event Type: Networking, Parties, Presentations, Private Dining, Team Activities

Beer Garden, Southbank Beer Garden

Bask in the beautiful January sun in Southbank Beer Garden’s vibrant waterfront beer garden. Take advantage of their impressive menu of cocktails, beer, wine and spirits underneath a funky market umbrella.

  • Venue: Southbank Beer Garden
  • Address: 30ba Stanley St Plaza, South Brisbane QLD 4101
  • Capacity: 40
  • Event Type: Networking, Parties

Exclusive Hire, Embassy Bar & Kitchen

Take in the trendy graffiti art wall, cement flooring, and rustic furniture at Embassy Bar & Kitchen. The space combines this rustic and historic décor to create an urban oasis in the CBD, ideal for a private event celebration.

  • Venue: Embassy Bar & Kitchen
  • Address: 214 Elizabeth St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
  • Capacity: 150
  • Event Type: Meetings and Workshops, Networking, Parties, Private Dining, Presentations, Weddings

Verandah Bar, The Lord Alfred

Sip on a delicious cocktail while overlooking Suncorp Stadium, Caxton Street and The Barracks. Recently restored, this space is full of classic heritage features for a gorgeous old pub feel.

  • Venue: The Lord Alfred
  • Address: 68 Petrie Terrace, Brisbane City QLD 4000
  • Capacity: 220
  • Event Type: Conference, Meetings and Workshops, Networking, Parties, Presentations, Weddings

The Mermaid Bar, Lefty’s Music Hall

This eccentric bar is completely nautical themed, decked out with mermaid murals and an elaborate model ship hanging above the bar. Rum lovers rejoice – The Mermaid Bar is home to an impressive array of different rums to try.

  • Venue: Lefty’s Music Hall
  • Address: 15 Caxton St, Petrie Terrace QLD 4000
  • Capacity: 50
  • Event Type: Networking, Parties, Team Activities

The Botanical Room, QA Hotel

A hop, skip and a jump away from Brisbane’s CBD, The Botanical Room at QA Hotel is flooded with stunning natural light and beautiful greenery. An extensive list of cocktails, beer, wine and spirits as well as a fair selection of food makes this a great space for a long lunch with friends.

  • Venue: QA Hotel
  • Address: 64 James St, New Farm QLD 4005
  • Capacity: 100
  • Event Type: Networking, Parties, Private Dining, Weddings

Exclusive Hire, Mr Edwards Alehouse & Kitchen

Enjoy a classic pub-style venue with a buzzy, inner-city atmosphere at Mr Edwards Alehouse and Kitchen. On top of their impressive selection of beers, this venue also offers a high-quality Gastropub menu.

  • Venue: Mr Edwards Alehouse & Kitchen
  • Address: 46 Edward St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
  • Capacity: 200
  • Event Type: Meetings and Workshops, Networking, Parties

Garden Bar, The Prince Consort Hotel

Awash with sunlight and good vibes, the Garden Bar at The Prince Consort Hotel in Fortitude Valley is a fantastic space within a landmark historical pub. Sip on classic cocktails, delicious wood-fired pizza and a dance floor.

  • Venue: The Prince Consort Hotel
  • Address: 230 Wickham St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
  • Capacity: 250
  • Event Type: Networking, Party, Presentation, Team Activities, Weddings

Make the most of the remaining days of summer at these incredible venues throughout Brisbane. For more event or venue inspiration, contact our team today.


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