Where to get freaky for Halloween in Brisbane | Gourmand and Gourmet

Where to get freaky for Halloween in Brisbane

  • Food & Booze
  • Brisbane
  • Beer/Craft
  • Cocktails
  • Wine

Get ready to eat, drink and be scary – it’s the darker version of Christmas and we can’t get more excited!

Traditional fare might be potions and zombie brains, but we’ve hunted down some tastier options to eat and drink. For a guide of where to get freaky this Halloween – look no further.

NETHERWORLD | FORTITUDE VALLEY

The team at Brisbane’s favourite arcade bar don’t do things in halves – and neither should you this Halloween. Get ready to monster mash and show up in costume- you’ll receive 8 free tokens upon entry AND you’ll be the life of the party. With DJ El Notro spinning spooky tunes and the Hellmouth diner slinging ghoulish grub all night – Netherworld’s first Halloween will be one to remember.

Tuesday October 31st – Free Entry

CROWBAR + NETHERWORLD | FORTITUDE VALLEY

Not content with only one Halloween celebration, Netherworld is teaming up with Crowbar to haunt the Fortitude Valley for Nightmare on Brunswick Street, a pre-Halloween carnival of horrors before the main event. Crowbar will be hosting a haunted house in Church Brisbane, with corpse face-painting and the Chevron Showgirls roaming the ground. Head over to Netherworld for their live creature SFX demonstration, and live bands. But best of all, the two venues have teamed up with Mountain Goat Beer to create a limited edition devilish beer that will be pouring at both venues on the night. Get in quick!

Saturday October 28th – Free Entry 

BLACKBIRD BAR AND GRILL | CBD

You might usually be stick to sequins when visiting Blackbird Bar, but tonight the dress code calls for you to show your spookiest self for Yelloween. Enter into a champagne filled nightmare (oxymoron) with live entertainment, DJs and charcuterie plates keeping you zombie dancing long into the night. Feeling especially freakishly fancy? Contact Blackbird to organise limited edition bottle service including bubbles, charcuterie and a personal waiter.

Saturday October 28th – Free Entry

BETTY’S ESPRESSO AND BAR | WEST END

Browning St’s best gal is pulling out all the stops this Halloween. Teaming up with Lowbrow Losers, they’re throwing the spookiest beach bash of the summer. With music from from Marmaleene and the MoondustersKing Kongo and Screwjacks, Halloween tattoos from the Flash Wheel of Fortune, giveaways from Young Henry’s and all of that sweet, sassy, Betty’s hospitality, get ready to party until you drop dead!

Saturday October 28th – Free Entry

SOUTHSIDE TEA ROOM | MORNINGSIDE

We’re all about getting scary, but why don’t we get a little bit more care-y at Southside Tea Room? Get excited for Howloween –  a Happy Tails fundraiser! With a Karma Keg from Young Henrys to keep you hydrated throughout the evening and all the usual delicious fare from the culinary wizards (and witches) at Southside Tea Room, dress up and get down for a good cause! You’ll even have an opportunity to meet some of the furbabies available for adoption, maybe one will even find its furever home with you?

Saturday October 28th – Free Entry

FLYING COCK | FORTITUDE VALLEY

Get ready for a spooky weekend with ‘The Last House Party On The Left’ at The Flying Cock. The venue will be transformed into a haunted house, with house band Birdman Randy playing a set of Halloween-inspired favourites. There will also be a special death row menu inspired by the last meals of famous serial killers including John Wayne Gacey and Ted Bundy – and if that’s not enough to give you a murderous appetite, we don’t know what will.

Friday October 27th & Saturday October 28th – Free Entry

RIVERBAR + KITCHEN | CBD

Get down and dark with Riverbar + Kitchen this All Hallows Eve. With creepy cocktails, live music and sinister snacks like blackened chicken wings, this is not the sunny Riverbar + Kitchen you know and love! Get ready to trick o’ treat yourself!

Saturday October 28th – Free Entry

INDOOROOPILLY SHOPPING CENTRE | INDOOROOPILLY

Got the little monsters over Halloween? We’ve got something for them too. Head to Indooroopilly Shopping Centre from Thursday 26th – Sunday 29th October for their Halloween extravaganza! Dress up and enjoy a free pumpkin head putt putt course, and take the little terrors on a centre wide trick or treat – the biggest in Brisbane.

Book in here for trick or treating.

Thursday October 26th – Sunday October 29th. Free Entry.

So ghoul up and get down.

Words by Emma Callaghan