Looking to kick-start the new year with a bang? Why not host a fabulous cocktail party with your nearest and dearest? Brisbane is filled with an array of eclectic and fun cocktail bars that have a fantastic drinks menu!

1. Mr Mista, The Lounge

Located in the heart of Fortitude Valley, Mr Mista is an LA-inspired cocktail bar with an elegant dining experience. With mesmerising neon lighting, luxurious velvet lounges and booths, and a red hot dance floor later in the night, Mr Mista can provide a fun and lively night you won’t want to end.

  • Venue: Mr. Mista
  • Address: 757 Ann St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
  • Capacity: 50
  • Event Type: Private parties, Networking venues

2. Cielo Rooftop, Exclusive Hire

This sun-soaked rooftop bar perched above the Fortitude Valley transports guests to the Italian coast with its vibrant palette, pastel hues and lush greenery. Boasting a wraparound terrace with views of the city skyline, your guests can relax, drink and enjoy the evening ambience.

  • Venue: Cielo Rooftop
  • Address: Rooftop, 209 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
  • Capacity: 180
  • Event Type: Private parties, Wedding, Networking venues, Presentation, Conference

3. Ovolo The Valley, The Library

Are you looking for an intimate and comfortable venue to host your party? The Library at Ovolo The Valley is luxuriously appointed with plush, colourful fabrics, Mediterranean ornaments and Persian rugs. With the capacity to host 30 guests, this venue is ideal for an intimate soiree with friends or family.

  • Venue: Ovolo The Valley
  • Address: 1000 Ann St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
  • Capacity: 30
  • Event Type: Private parties, Wedding, Networking venues

4. Toscano Bar & Kitchen

Centrally located in Brisbane CBD, Toscano Bar & Kitchen is a modern Italian cocktail bar offering an array of delectable drinks, delicious food and a fabulous atmosphere. Boasting a gorgeous interior and beautiful high ceilings, Toscano is the perfect spot for after work drinks or a private party.

  • Venue: Toscano Bar & Kitchen
  • Address: 2 Edward St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
  • Capacity: 80
  • Event Type: Private Parties, Networking, Presentations, Private Dining, Wedding

5. Hey Chica!, Exclusive Hire

Influenced by a neighbourhood street party, Hey Chica takes the celebration from the street into a groovy atmospheric social club. Located in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley, Hey Chica features neon lighting, amazing Latin American food, and a live DJ. This vibrant venue will certainly elevate your next event!

  • Venue: Hey Chica!
  • Address: T11/14/315 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
  • Capacity: 300
  • Event Type: Private parties, Private dining, Networking venues

6. The Mix Bar, Exclusive Hire

Located in Woolloongabba just a few minutes from Brisbane CBD, come and socialise in style at The Mix Bar. Situated amongst the opulent and historic surroundings of the old Woolloongabba Post & Telegraph Office, The Mix Bar offers comfortable seating, access to The Laneway Bar, and a great selection of beer, wines, and cocktails.

  • Venue: The Mix Bar
  • Address: 765 Stanley St, Woolloongabba QLD 4102
  • Capacity: 175
  • Event Type: Private parties, Private dining, Networking venues, Team away days

7. C’est Bon Restaurant & Le Bon Bar, Ooh La La Rooftop

A mini French Quartier in the historic heart of Woolloongabba – C’est Bon provides the perfect afternoon and evening atmosphere to enjoy sunset drinks with your friends or colleagues. Ooh La La Rooftop, overlooks beautiful heritage-listed buildings in Woolloongabba and features a private bar with high-table seating.

  • Venue: C’est Bon Restaurant & Le Bon Bar
  • Address: 609/611 Stanley St, Woolloongabba QLD 4102
  • Capacity: 50
  • Event Type: Private parties, Networking venues

8. Darling and Co, Restaurant & Main Bar

Darling and Co boast a variety of bright, chic and elegant function spaces ideal for dining and entertainment. Designed for flexibility and filled with finesse, the venue’s restaurant and bar area feature high ceilings, warm timber framing, and plenty of seating and standing space for an elaborate cocktail party.

  • Venue: Darling and Co
  • Address: 157 Given Terrace, Paddington QLD 4064
  • Capacity: 260
  • Event Type: Private parties, Private dining, Networking venues

9. Pilgrim Brisbane, Exclusive Hire

Pilgrim Brisbane is conveniently located at The Barracks, Petrie Terrace and is a charming heritage-listed building full of history and character. Pilgrim’s rustic and chic atmosphere is perfectly paired with a divine food and beverage menu. Exclusive hire of Pilgrim can accommodate up to 200 guests.

  • Venue: Pilgrim Brisbane
  • Address: Shop 3/61 Petrie Terrace, Brisbane City QLD 4000
  • Capacity: 200
  • Event Type: Private parties, Private dining, Wedding, Networking venues

10. Miss Demeanour, Exclusive Hire

If you are looking for a casual and easy after-work event space, look no further than Miss Demeanour! Located in the heart of Brisbane city, Miss Demeanour is an intimate and casual venue boasting warm lighting, a lively atmosphere, and comfortable booths and seating.

  • Venue: Miss Demeanour – Restaurant, Bar & Live Music Venue
  • Address: Rowes Ln, Brisbane City QLD 4000
  • Capacity: 200
  • Event Type: Private parties, Private dining, Networking venues, Team away days

When it comes to finding the best cocktail bar, Brisbane bookers can trust HeadBox to help find the perfect space for a memorable event. So let’s get started – contact the HeadBox team today!

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