Brisbane's Hotel Bars You Need To Try In 2020 | Gourmand and Gourmet

Brisbane’s best hotel bars

Hotel Bars Brisbane

There’s no need to leave the hotel with bars as good as these!

Whether you’re a visitor to beautiful BrisVegas or you’re just soaking up a staycation, be sure to soak in style with a drink (or two) in hand!

LOBBY BAR THE CALILE HOTEL FORTITUDE VALLEY

If you’re looking for a tipple with a side of luxe, you’ll find it The Calile Hotel’s bespoke Lobby Bar. With a considered wine list showcasing Australia’s finest and paying tribute to the great viticulture regions of the world, classic cocktails (their gin fizz is divine!), and tap and bottled beers, you’ll be lobbying your friends and fam to hit this spot up. Don’t even get us started on the eats…

WET DECK | W HOTEL BRISBANE CITY

Did somebody say Insta photoshoot? W Hotel’s iconic Wet Deck, with its curated cocktails, incredible atmosphere and electric views across to South Bank and out to Mt Cootha. Spend a day sipping on your bev of choice, before you take a dip in their pool if you fancy making a splash!

THE TERRACE | EMPORIUM HOTEL SOUTHBANK

If you’re looking for the best Brisbane city and river views, 21 floors up, The Terrace is for you! With boutique cocktails, Asian-inspired eats and luxe, opulent vibes, you’ll be in bar heaven. Those balmy Brisbane days will become a distant memory as the breeze wisps you from the balcony towards the bar. The beverage list features all your fav classic cocktails, with a few signature concoctions thrown in for good measure, as well as local and international wines and spirits.

THE POOL TERRACE AND BAR NEXT HOTEL BRISBANE CITY

Above the hustle and bustle of Queen St Mall, you’ll find Next Hotel’s rooftop terrace and bar. After a hard day of shopping, you can head four floors up and enjoy the peaceful poolside vibes and Brisbane’s gorgeous summer weather. Tapas, burgers and pizzas are available to satisfy those post-shopping hunger cravings, while you’re quenched by traditional cocktails such as piña coladas, Aperol spritzes and espresso martinis.

SOLEIL POOL BAR RYDGES SOUTH BANK

Now this is a pool bar! Think dining options that hero fresh, seasonal produce impeccably matched with a list of drinks, from single pours to the perfectly over-the-top cocktails. Specializing in functions, Soleil can hold events of any size, with tailored menus to suit your party’s palates!

SIXTEEN ANTLERS | PULLMAN HOTEL BRISBANE CITY

Take in the city surrounds and relax on this leafy rooftop while you sip a cocktail or two! On the menu are aforementioned cocktails, craft beers and quality wines. Complimenting their delectable drinks menu is a food menu jam-packed with local produce. A charcuterie board, an artisan cheese board, a mini brioche slider or perhaps something sweet? You’ll also a range of Asian dishes on their Tapastry menu. Views and booze? You’ve got nothing to lose!

 

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Words by Charlotte Tully and Elizabeth Markwell
- the gourmets who will meet you at the bar... and might even shout the first round.