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11 best rooftop bars in brisbane

6 Best Rooftop Bars in Brisbane

There’s something so carefree about standing around with friends on a rooftop bar. Maybe it’s the open air, the warm summer nights, or the ability to escape from the packed crowds inside. And furthermore, rooftop bars can have some of the best amenities – pools, outdoor fireplaces, comfy lounge seats, and live music. Check out the best rooftop bars in Brisbane the next time you’re in town.

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eagles nest amazing decoration bar

1. Eagles Nest

The Eagles Nest name speaks for itself. Gaze upon the city and enjoy picturesque views of the Brisbane River from the 12th floor of The Point Hotel. The bar has a partnership with Moet & Chandon and carries the exclusive Moet Ice Imperial champagne for those who prefer the finer things in life. The minimalist, modern décor, candlelit ambience, and live music make it a prime location for the hip, young crowds of Brisbane.

Address: 21 Lambert St, Kangaroo Point QLD 4169
Phone: +61 1800 088 388
Trading hours: Sat 3-9pm, Sun 3-5pm

lennon's pool bar inside view

2. Lennon’s Pool Bar

Mimosas by day, tequila by night. Lennon’s Pool Bar is open for brunch, so you can relax under the sun (or the sun umbrellas) and munch on Mt. Zero olives, spiced nuts, or shucked oysters. If you’re not a day drinker, Lennon’s is alive at night with plenty of seating by the pool, which is lit up by several floating orbs in the water. Sit down on the lounge chairs by the pool or mingle by the bar to meet that enticing stranger from across the rooftop.

Address: 2/72 Queen St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Phone: +61 7 3222 3232
Trading hours: Mon-Fri 6.30am-9pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-8pm

soleil pool bar view

3. Soleil Pool Bar

Say hello to your new favourite pool party venue. Soleil Pool Bar features an inviting wooden deck, a pool full of floaties, tiki torches, and a rotation of DJs who create an upbeat, club-like atmosphere. Bring a large group of friends, because there’s plenty of room for mingling and meeting new people. Their popular Capri Sundays feature brunch, punch bowls, live music, and hopefully, lots of Sun so you can BYOT (bring your own towel) and sit by the pool.

Address: 9 Glenelg St, South Brisbane QLD 4101
Phone: +61 7 3364 0838
Trading hours: Wed-Thurs 1-7pm, Fri-Sat 1pm-12am

Interior of The Stock Exchange Rooftop

4. The Stock Exchange Rooftop

Don’t let the name fool you—The Stock Exchange is far from being a stuffy stock trading room. The historic restaurant and bar draws inspiration from international culinary trends and architectural design and underwent a major revival in 2014 to reflect a modern, trendy feel. The Rooftop Garden, as it’s called, has hanging flowers and potted cacti plants that create an earthy, fresh atmosphere. This bar has something going on practically every night, so you’re bound to have a good time whether you go on a weeknight or the weekend. Enjoy trivia nights, watch your favourite sports team on their flat screen TVs, or get down to old-school hip-hop and rap on Fridays. The Stock Exchange, founded in 1863, has a totally new philosophy and remains one of the best bars in Brisbane.

Address: 131 Edward St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Phone: +61 7 3229 3522
Trading hours: Mon-Sun 10am-12am

spicers balfour interior bar

5. Spicers Balfour

One of Brisbane’s more upscale venues, Spicers Balfour is ideal for a romantic getaway for the night. The bar has sensational views of Brisbane’s Story Bridge, and a dimly-lit ambience for an easygoing, sophisticated night. Don’t forget to check out their gourmet selection of appetizers and entrées – arrive early to have dinner, and stay for a few drinks to enjoy a classy evening.

Address: 37 Balfour St, New Farm QLD 4005
Phone: +61 1300 597 540

eleven rooftop bar view

6. MAYA Mexican Rooftop Bar

Sophisticated, elegant, and exclusive. MAYA Mexican is situated eleven stories high above Brisbane and offers a majestic 270-degree view of Fortitude Valley. Drawing design and architectural inspiration from the Middle East, Istanbul, and Ibiza, Eleven has an exotic, luxurious feel. Enjoy a glass of wine on their Cristalo Quartzite marble top bar, or have a seat by the edge of the rooftop to enjoy the sweeping views of the city. Perfect for a relaxing, romantic date night.

Address: 757 Ann St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
Phone: +61 7 3067 7447
Trading hours: Wed-Thu 5-11pm, Fri-Sat 12pm-3am, Sun 12pm-12pm

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