Get toasty at Riverbar & Kitchen’s Winter Lodge! | The Gourmand & Gourmet

Get toasty at Riverbar & Kitchen’s Winter Lodge!

Think luxurious firepits, faux fur throws, soul-warming Aperol cocktails and decadent dishes.

It’s certainly a shock when our ‘sunshine state’ drops to those sub-20-degree winter temperatures. From July 15 through to August 31, warm up with Riverbar & Kitchen as it transforms into a cosy Winter Lodge set to have all its visitors feeling aprés-ski chic alongside the venue’s sweeping views of the Brisbane River. 

The latest collaboration with Aperol and 4 Pines sees a limited edition menu filled with smooth new sips, decadent sweet treats and hearty winter warmers – a highlight being the 4 Pines-infused cheese fondue served with potatoes, gherkins, sausage, vegetables, and toasted sourdough (sounds like the winter comfort food we need)!

The Winter Feast also serves up the perfect package for groups of two or more; for just $45 per person, you can enjoy roasted lamb shanks, mashed potato, roasted vegetables, and warm garlic bread! 

Alongside mulled Venetian cider, faux fur throws, open flame fire pits and twinkling fairy lights, Riverbar has created the perfect mood setting for a winter date night or celebration.

What’s more, make the most of Plaza Markets on Thursday, July 15 and Thursday, August 26 from 11 am to 3 pm where you can browse, nibble, and sip on goodies from some of Brisbane’s favourite vendors including Rebel Art Creations, Pluto and Ally Treatery, Pluto and Ally Treatery, Rebellious Grace, Slow Intentions, Thistle Hill Studio, German Sausages, J‘Adore les Crêpes, and Baked by M&G.

Time to don your best winter jackets and enjoy cosy cocktails and a wonderland of winter frivolity at Riverbar’s Winter Lodge! 

Bookings for Winter Lodge are recommended and available via the Riverbar & Kitchen website.


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Words by Katyia Wills
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