Bottom’s Up! Here Are Brisbane’s Best Bottomless Brunches
Let the good times flowBy Stamatina Notaras | 1st November 2023
If you’re anything like us, the humble Sunday morning brunch is probably your go-to hangover cure and a regular staple in your weekend agenda. There’s no denying that an indulgent sleep-in followed by a perfect smashed avo, creamy eggs benny or mountain of fluffy pancakes is hard to top.
But why dull down your brekkie with a plain old flat white when you could level up your mid-morning standard with an endless supply of bubbly fun? That’s right, we are talking boozy brunch and, boy, does Brisbane have some stellar options to spritz up your weekend.
So, whether you’re in urgent need of an upgrade from your daily microwavable quick oats or simply chasing an excuse to indulge in a spot of day drinking, look no further. Here is our definitive list of the best places for a bottomless brunch in Brisbane:
By the way, we consider everyone in this list the best of the best! To make finding your next favourite that much easier, we’ve ordered the list alphabetically by suburb and also have filtering tabs for your convenience. Did we miss someone from the list? Let us know here! Hide the form
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When: Saturday and Sunday, 11am and 1.30pm
Sit, sip and snack on Riverland’s sun-soaked decks every Saturday and Sunday at its bottomless brunch. For $79 per person, be greeted with a Riverland spritz on arrival followed by a two-hour feast of dishes including reef fish tostadas, French onion toasties, strawberry and cream waffles, and Mars Bar tarts. For drinks, a reception of rosé, sauvignon blanc, cuvée, and shiraz cabernet will be free-flowing from the bar. And, what’s eats without a side of beats? While the kitchen slings a salivating spread, the tropical house DJ will fill the air with tasty tunes, making your weekend antic one for the books. Reservations are essential – so rustle up the troops, and head to the river’s edge!
When: Every Saturday and Sunday from 11am
What pairs best with unbeatable Brisbane River views? Meze and mimosas at Babylon! From $70 per person, you and yours will be treated to a spectacular vantage point on the waterfront as you sip and savour the rich flavours of Levantine cuisine across a chef’s selection of bites. From the sujuk and tomato pide to the spiced fried cauliflower and, of course, a whole lot of hummus, you’ll be enjoying the best of the best as live music sets the scene.
When: Every Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 3pm
Soak up the sunshine with a cocktail in one hand and a scrumptious bite in the other with Summa House’s Pow Wow package! Featuring a six-piece tapas menu, take your pick from the $68pp package with two hours of cocktail jugs, tap beer, and house wine, or up the ante with the $115 package that includes spirits, too. You’ll be digging into the likes of miso guacamole, BBQ corn ribs, salt and pepper crispy squid, and lobster buns, with separate offerings for the plant-based folks and gluten-free pals in your crew.
When: Every Sunday
Say goodbye to vanilla Sundays with Cloudland’s Brunch With Bite – a weekly series that’s deliciously naughty and delightfully nice. As you indulge in a banquet brunch of Italian-inspired dishes, you’ll be entertained by hosts BeBe Gunn and LuLu Lemans who’ll guide you through shows, games (with fabulous prizes!), plus some very special VIP guests. Oh, and drinks? You’re looking at jugs of mimosa, sangria, Canadian Club, and more, as well as premium beer and mocktails free-flowing for two hours.
Stratton Bar & Kitchen
When: Every Sunday, 11am, 1pm and 3pm
The not-so-newest kid on the block, Stratton Bar & Kitchen, are officially kicking off their Sunday Long Lunch Series. For $69 per person, you can enjoy a 1.5 session of bottomless AIX French rosé, while snacking on bar bites such as dips and bread, dumplings, Korean fried chicken, spring rolls, and sweet and sour broccoli. Taking charge of atmosphere and ambiance will be a live DJ pumping beats in the background, as the venue’s serene surroundings make for a picture-perfect Sunday session. What are you waiting for? It’s rosé all day, after all.
When: Every Sunday from 11.30am
Nestled high above the bustling Valley, Iris Rooftop boasts the perfect backdrop for an afternoon of indulgence, with a Spanish twist. At $88 per head, sit down to a bottomless High Tea Tapas where you and the gang can lap up a 1.5-hour reception of AIX rosé, award-winning cocktails, and more. Indulge in share-style tapas plates with pals and soak up sensational vibes with live music from local talents, and sweeping city views. Whether you’re up for an afternoon with friends, a special celebration, or want to impress on an intimate date – it doesn’t get much better than tapas and tipples!
When: Every Friday and Saturday, 12pm and 2pm
With spring, comes social gatherings filled with refreshing sips and early-arvo feasts, especially at Hey Chica! Experience the ultimate spring fling every Friday and Saturday and dig into a two-hour affair of endless tacos, like fried chicken with iceberg lettuce, tamarind chipotle, hot sauce and kewpie mayo, and pork carnitas with mojo pork, guacamole, lime crema, and pico de gallo (just to name a couple). Dip your corn chips into fresh guacamole, and suddenly all your problems have faded away. For drinks, slurp up a classic cocktail from the menu including margaritas, frozen mango daiquiris, frozen watermelon gimlets, or Aperol spritz, as well as a selection of beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages.
When: Every Saturday
Take a traipse waterside until you hit everyone’s favourite Japanese nosh spot Yoko Dining, where buns meet bubbles in a bottomless fashion. That’s right, Yoko has joined the bottomless brunch bunch and we couldn’t be happier. Every Saturday, take a seat under the cherry blossoms and imbibe on edamame with nori and togarashi, karaage chicken wings with lime, honey koji roast duck, steam buns, and more. As you dig into the salivating spread, a 1.45-hour bottomless reception of prosecco and house wines will be flowing. If you want, make the Taittinger Champagne upgrade for an added $70pp and live lush by the river. Run, don’t walk – it’s bun-believely good!
When: Every Sunday, 12pm and 2.30pm
With a spritz in hand on arrival, take a seat atop this sun-drenched venue, and feast on an Italian spread of ocean fare at its bottomless brunch. Grab your pals and for $69 per person, dig into a seafood platter of scallops, mixed seafood risotto, crab croquettes, prawn and avocado croute, and more. As you’re sitting sky-high with the view of the Valley, a two-hour drinks package will keep you quenched with your choice of beer, wine and soft drink. Ahh, Cielo – you’ve done it again!
When: Last Sunday of every month
Wake up and smell the coffee at Industry Bean’s new bottomless brunch, where you can take your pick of packages between the $65 classic and the $85 fancy. Enjoy a three-course menu starting with an amuse bouche of coconut compressed watermelon with lime and yuzu gel, your choice of main, and a peanut butter brownie for dessert. For tipples, the $65 package offers a flowing reception of classics including mimosas, prosecco, beer, house wine, and coffee, tea, juice and soft drinks. Or, if you’re feelin’ fancy, go for the $85 package which includes all the classics with the addition of espresso martinis, Aperol spritz and negronis – suddenly we’re thirsty!
When: Every Saturday and Sunday
Offering a brew and chew for everyone, head to Brewdog for a bottomless brunch of champions. With half the menu catering for plant-based pals, no one is missing out on this grazing occasion. For $60, opt into this two-hour session of sips where you will feast on a share platter of Brewdog’s best such as Korean spicy chicken, cauliflower wings, buffalo chicken tacos, and a vegetarian platter of onion rings, grilled corn, and fries. Stay topped up with tipples on offer including beer, wines and soft drinks. Beer fiends, vegetarians, and wing lovers can all find their savoury seats at Brewdog.
When: Every Saturday and Sunday
Make your brunch a boozy one at Maggie May and lap up a lip-smacking serving of all the dishes that marry breakfast to lunch. A seat at Maggie May’s will see you indulge in plates such as buttermilk pancakes with maple speck bacon, berry compote and whipped cream, zucchini frittatas with tomato relish and wild rocket salad, tempura enoki bao buns with mixed vegetable pickle, and B.L.A.T. sliders with a side of fries. While you brunch away, lap up from the flowing reception of drinks: $79pp will get you prosecco, mimosas, Zonzo bellinis, Chandon garden spritz, and a selection of beers, while the $99pp package will throw in additional beers and cocktails such as Bloody Marys, Pimm’s, Aperol Spritz, and more. See the weekend through with your crew – what else are they for?
When: Every Sunday 10am
Tacos and margs, anyone? Strut your stuff to Teneriffe and stumble across Rita’s, where tacos are in abundance and margaritas come in jugs. Pull up with your brunch bunch on a Sunday and dig into unlimited tacos with finger-licking fillings such as crispy pork belly with sauerkraut, chipotle mayo and fried shallots, or crispy miso eggplant with chilli caramel, roasted pine nuts, miso mayo and sesame for $75 per person. If you have some vegetarian pals to keep in mind, don’t worry – everyone is catered for here. Savour sips from margarita jugs boasting flavours such as watermelon, coconut, mango, and passionfruit, and you’re in for a silly Sunday!