Bars at South Bank

Enjoy a cool drink or two at one of South Bank's buzzing bars.


Little Stanley Street


Carribean-themed Barbossa offers an extensive bar menu with an adjoining bottleshop.

Hop and Pickle

Hop and Pickle serve a range of drinks, tasty bar snacks and traditional British pub food.

Malt Traders

Malt Traders bar and bottle shop focuses on unique, sustainable and craft beverages.


Poppies serves modern Australian cuisine, drinks, and cocktails.

Tippler's Tap

Beer bar offering Brisbane's only 'Pour Your Own' system, with screens showing favourite live sporting games, and highlightsplus weekly trivia.

Grey Street

Bourbon Street

Named after New Orleans’ French quarter, Bourbon Street showcases creole-inspired recipes.

Brooklyn Depot

Brooklyn Depot features a chef prepared menu of handcrafted burgers, hot dogs, salads and desserts Inspired by Old Brooklyn. 

Harajuku Gyoza

Well-known for their delicious Japanese dumplings, side dishes, bowls and Japanese craft beer on tap.

Little Big House

Little Big House is a lively pub established in a re-vamped heritage-listed house, offering craft beers, cocktails and food.

Piano Bar

Located on the ground floor of Emporium Hotel South Bank, the Piano Bar is a sophisticated drinks and dining spot.

Soleil Pool Bar

Open air bar, Soleil Pool Bar features bespoke cocktails and poolside dining.

The Burrito Bar

The Burrito Bar re-creates the experience of feasting on fuss-free Mexican street fare.

The Charming Squire

Bar and microbrewery, The Charming Squire serves the full range of James Squire craft beers and ciders on tap.

The Sangria Bar

Olé Restaurant's fun little sister, serves up jugs of sangria and tasty tapas.

The Terrace

Open to the public, Emporium Hotel’s rooftop bar offers amazing views and an all-day food menu.

Stanley Street Plaza 

Hotel Diablo

Upstairs bar in Tex-Mex restaurant El Camino Cantina - Hotel Diablo, specialises in frozen margaritas and features live entertainment, including a rotation of top DJs.

Southbank Beer Garden

Pub dining located in the heart of the South Bank Parklands with picturesque views of Streets Beach and the city.


Focusing on casual dining, with river views and an endless summer vibe.

The Plough Inn

Traditional, hearty meals are served with country hospitality at this iconic pub.


The Ship Inn

Constructed in 1864, The Ship Inn bar and beer garden serves a classic pub style menu.

River Quay

Popolo Italian Kitchen & Bar

An Italian-influenced restaurant offering both time tested favourites and uniquely Italian offerings.

For restaurant, fine dining, cafe, cheap eats and dessert options at South Bank head to the 'Eat and drink' page.

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