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Written by Cassandra Thomson - 06 February 2024

Raise a Glass to Brisbane's Finest Cocktail Bars

Embark on a journey through the vibrant and eclectic world of cocktail culture around the city. Whether you're a seasoned cocktail enthusiast or someone seeking the perfect spot for a social night out, this guide is your passport to the most unforgettable cocktail bars Brisbane has to offer. Cheers!

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1. Exclusive Hire, South City Wine Bar


Embark on a European escape at Brisbane's South City Wine – your local cocktail bar reimagined with cosy vibes and romance. This intimate function venue, adorned with dim lighting, romantic paintings, and green marble tables, is perfect for gatherings of up to 60 guests. Curated by wine experts, the bar boasts natural wines from renowned vineyards, complemented by fine Champagne and classic French cocktails. Cheers!

2. Cellar Bar, Pig 'N' Whistle Brunswick Street

Fortitude Valley

Imagine hosting your next event in the marvellous cellar bar, an exclusive cocktail bar within Pig and Whistle, promising a one-of-a-kind atmosphere. Right in the heart of Brisbane's Fortitude Valley, this function venue radiates an unparalleled and vibrant energy. Complete with a bar, AV capabilities, and a TV, it's the perfect spot for a social cocktail gathering accommodating up to 60 guests.

3. Wall Street, Prohibition Brisbane

Fortitude Valley

Step into the enchanting world of Wall Street, a lounge that channels the opulence of a 1920s aristocrat's lifestyle reminiscent of the Great Gatsby. Perfect for socialising, this exclusive cocktail bar welcomes up to 100 guests, offering seating for 60 and ample room for mingling. Secluded from the rest of the venue, this function venue boasts its own bar, toilets, and entry, accompanied by a floor-to-ceiling projector and DJ Gear for an unforgettable night of social revelry.

4. Exclusive Hire, Hey Chica!

Fortitude Valley

This lovely cocktail bar, inspired by the lively spirit of a neighbourhood street party, brings the celebration from the pavement to an extraordinary level. With space for up to 300 guests, Hey Chica! is your go-to function venue for private events, offering exclusive use of the venue and tantalizing Latin American cuisine. Whether it's a brand launch, media event, birthday bash, or corporate gathering, let them elevate your next soiree alongside some delectable cocktails!

5. Main Bar, DAWN

Brisbane City

Elevate your cocktail experience at Dawn's Main Bar in the heart of Brisbane City. This iconic function venue is a melting pot of urban sophistication and conviviality. Immerse yourself in the buzzing atmosphere, clink glasses with fellow enthusiasts, and savour the diverse array of drinks that make this cocktail bar an enduring favourite. Gather your friends, and let the good times flow at Dawn's Main Bar, with space for up to 50 guests.

The best cocktail bars to hire in Brisbane

Finding the perfect Brisbane cocktail bar shouldn't be a chore. Let us bring you the very best Brisbane has to offer in beautiful cocktail bars available to hire. From rooftop bars to underground venues, hidden speakeasies to famous cocktail bars with the best mixologists – hire out your own room, or even the entire venue, without any hassle. Brisbane has an unbeatable cocktail scene and a range of stunning venues to enjoy. Take a look at the top selections below, or let us know what you're looking for and we'll make sure the perfect cocktail bar venues reach out to you.

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