The sun is shining, the SPF is on and it's time to refresh yourself by sipping delicious cold brews at Pig 'N' Whistle Brunswick Street's Beer Festival. Expect to sample tipples from local breweries, such as Last Man Standing and Sea Legs, with tasty wings, live music and DJ sets to boot. Otherwise, there's the chance to head to margarita masterclasses too.
Quirky Date Ideas In Brisbane
Whether you've got a first date on the cards or fancy trying something new with your other half, our bustling city has got just the thing. But if you're stuck for inspiration? Set yourself up for some serious romancing by checking out our guide to the best date ideas in Brisbane. From slinky bars boasting quirky cocktails to riverside restaurants that are sure to charm them over, here's where to take your beau.
Show your other half that you're in the know about the coolest hangouts in town by taking them to The Sound Garden. If you're on the hunt for unusual date ideas in Brisbane, this Fortitude Valley hub always blows it out of the water with live music gigs, stellar cocktails and eye-catching decor.
Renowned across town for its fabulous array of craft beers, Brisbane Brewing Co. (which you can find in the West End and in Woolloongabba), is ideal for casual date nights. When the weather's warm, hit up the alfresco area for refreshing tipples, tasty food and, of course, plenty of outrageous flirting.
Looking for fun first date ideas in Brisbane? Impress the pants of 'em with a trip to this slick bar in Fortitude Valley. Savile Row is absolutely gorgeous, toting walnut interiors paired with elegant chandeliers and low lighting, making it a slinky space to quaff a couple of cocktails.
Sixteen Antlers Rooftop Bar is taking your date night sky-high at its cool spot in the CBD. Though the views are surely enough to impress, there's a lot more to love, from the unique decor and delicious cocktails through to the tapas-style menu of delights.
Otto is an elegant, Italian restaurant for date night in Brisbane. Overlooking the river, it provides beautiful views alongside its colourful chairs and flowing white tablecloths. Get stuck into handmade pasta or scrumptious steaks accompanied by cocktails, wine or Champagne.
It doesn't get much more romantic than MAYA Mexican. A rooftop bar that echoes the balmy vibes of Central America, it's sure to have your date head over heels. Kick-start your evening with tacos and margaritas before heading to the dancefloor for lively DJ sets.
Bored of the same bog-standard bars and restaurants for date night? We've got just the thing. Situated in Fortitude Valley, B. Lucky & Sons is a neon-doused arcade den fronting all the retro games you know and love, plus a fabulous selection of tasty tipples.
Greca really knows how to create an amorous atmosphere with its alfresco, riverside terrace that's illuminated by glowing lanterns. The taverna-style Greek restaurant whips up a mouthwatering range of plates, from mezze and nibbles through to fish and meat cooked over charcoal.
Make it a date night to remember by escorting your beau over to Death and Taxes. The city centre haunt brings sexy speakeasy vibes with its retro interiors and quirky artwork, which offers a unique backdrop for tipping back creative cocktails, such as the purple-hued moonlight.
Flaunting plush, pink booths, verdant foliage and Art Deco features, Donna Chang is one of the best date night restaurants Brisbane has to offer. Chomp on authentic Chinese fare complemented with fine wine, then if the night's going well? Head to the slinky basement bar for late-night cocktails.
Fun date ideas in Brisbane aren't hard to come by, but a trip to Iris Rooftop will certainly earn you a place in the good books. This romantic, Spanish-inspired spot promises panoramic skyline views, which go perfectly with the enticing list of cocktails and tapas treats on offer.