Must Do Rooftop Bars for Brisbane’s Best Views

Anytime of year is a good time to explore Brisbane’s amazing rooftop bars, there is plenty to choose from and we have some favourites to recommend.


Located conveniently close in the West End, Dandy’s is a quirky and colourful adults playground complete with brightly painted picnic tables, benches, seating and beach umbrellas.

Serving up pizza, chargrilled platters, cocktails, DJ’s over the extended weekend from Thursday to Sunday.

Thursday 5pm – late

Friday 4pm – late

Saturday – 2pm – late

Soho Sundays 2pm – late

It’s the closest you’ll get to your own backyard in the inner city with a bar tender!


Serving up late to the Brisbane City crowd.

This stylish rooftop bar is intimate with comfortable seating and drinks to impress.

Beverages include boutique beers, quality wines and a good selection of cocktails.

With a relaxed and sophisticated vibe you can take in the impressive views of the Brisbane city skyline whilst you share a meal from the seasonal tapas menu featuring beautiful local produce.

Live DJ’s help you unwind from the week on a Friday and Saturday evening as you watch the Brisbane skyline twinkle with the city lights in the night; it’s a great place to lounge and kick on into the evening.


What a spectacular location to take in the sights, from Kangaroo Point at Eagle Nest height on the 12th floor you have panoramic views of Brisbane River, city skyline and the iconic Story Bridge.

Open to the public on Friday and Sunday from 3pm, you can enjoy a relaxing afternoon on the classy Mediterranean inspired balcony setting sipping on signature cocktails and listening to chilled live music.

Eagles Nest offers a gorgeous tapas style menu and full wine list including signature cocktails, Champagne, wine and craft beer.

It’s the place to be for a Brisbane city sunset.


Situated in Fortitude Valley the ever popular Elixir Bar is a place to escape the busy hustle and bustle of Ann Street below.

With award-winning bartenders that will make you a cocktail to remember, and a sophisticated tapas and canapes menu perfect to snack on alongside drinks.

It’s a stylish place to mingle, share a romantic drink or meet for after work drinks.

The retractable awning protects against the elements of sun, wind and rain and radiant heaters will keep you cosy on a winter night.

Wed-Fri 4pm – late

Sat-Sun 1pm – late


Perched on the 11th floor over Ann St in Fortitude Valley you can take in impressive 270 degree views of the Valley, the City and surrounding precincts.

The bar and lounge is comfortable and relaxing, chilled out by day and transforming into a more upbeat dinner and dance vibe by evening.

The menu is design in a casual manner so you can order anytime whether you are looking for a shared tapas style meal or a full sit down dining experience.

The bar is inspired by the rooftops of Istanbul where you can enjoy a drink from the extensive menu and take in the best views in town at Eleven Rooftop Bar.

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