Brisbane's best new bars

Brisbane's best new bars

Keen to give something new a go this month? Check out these new Brisbane venues that are set to sizzle.

By Candice Jackson | 28th May 2014

Here is Style's guide to the latest, hottest Brisbane food venues for late night dinner, dessert and cocktails:

1. Kwan Bros

Servicing hungry night owls, this new Asian themed venue resembles a gritty warehouse with Asian bling. Kwan Bros features small plates, platters and shareable feasts and an exclusive secret bar... get hunting!

Open: Monday to Thurs day 12pm-3pm & 6pm-11pm,
Friday to Sunday 12pm-11pm, Bar open till late.
43 Alfred St, The Valley
www.kwanbros.com.au

Kwan Bros

2. Greaser

Take a walk down the dark valley alley to find what lies behind the mysterious red doors. Greaser Bar is an underground grunge bar with the appeal of an American retro speakeasy. Their American-inspired menu features southern friend chicken, hotdogs and cheeseburgers.

Open: Wednesday to Sunday, 6pm-late.
259 Brunsw ick St, The Valley
www.wearegreaser.com.au

Greaser

3. Chalet Bar

Nestled deep within the cellar of The Alliance Hotel this secret hideaway is Brisbane’s first après-ski bar serving delicious cocktails, schnapps, beer, wine and spirits. The intimate candlelit setting has lavish red walls and exposed brick with inviting Chesterfield lounges to keep you cosy.

Open: Thursday to Saturday, 5pm-late.
320 Boundary St, Spring Hill
www.thealliancehotel.com.au/functions

interior of a ski chalet, lit with candlelight and red walls.

Chalet Bar

4. Twig & Berry

Boasting a quirky organic fit-out, this hidden gem gives trendy Newstead a unique cocktail offering. Enjoy one of Twig & Berry’s exclusive or classic cocktails, homemade bottled cocktails, or a house wine or local Australian craft beer in their subbasement or large outdoor courtyard.

Open: Seven days till midnight.
9/92 Commercial Rd, Newstead
www.thetwigandberry.com.au

Twig-&-Berry

5. Gerard's Bar

Gerard’s Bar is the latest venture by the Moubment Group, offering guests a full-service bar and charcuterie. Nestled behind Gerard’s Bistro, away from the hustle and bustle of James Street, the location creates the perfect illusion of escapism – and just a touch of exclusivity.

Open: 3pm ’til late Monday to Thursday
Midday ’til late, Friday to Sunday
13A, 23 James Street, Fortitude Valley

Gerard's Bar

6. Cowch

This low-lit, slinky bar oozes an ingenious combination of naughty and nice, offering distinctive craft cocktails and devilishly decadent desserts. The mouth-watering menu includes their special super chilled yoghurt in 22 imaginative flavours, fruit smoothies and quenchers, adults only guilty pleasures and inventive cockails and novelty do-it-yourself customised ice-cream.

Open: Seven days from 7am till late.
2/ 179 Grey St, South Bank
www.cowch.com.au

Cowch

7. The Fever Club

Taking its cue from the bustling Berlin nightlife, The Fever Club has taken up residence in the space left vacant by the Air Raid Shelter Bar beneath the floorboards of Alfred & Constance. The intimate space has been transformed complete with LED lighting lining the ceiling that changes colour, white leather booth seating that wraps around one side of the club, and a small space housing that night's DJ. For those that formerly associated the place with a stuffed goat, the bar's famed mascot still makes an appearance; albeit wearing an animated collar, and a mask that bears a striking resemblance to Vladimir Putin.

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Article by Candice Jackson

Candice Jackson is a former Journalist of Style Magazines. She has an uncontrollable sweet tooth, an irrational fear of birds and a love of travel. Candice believes in the Yes Man Philosophy.