Big City, Bright Lights!
Who needs Netflix when Brisbane is turning on the heat with new restaurants, exhibitions and its very own Festival! This list has got us feeling like there’s too much fun to be had and not enough days in the week. So, read on and get equipped with everything you need to know to start living your best post-lockdown life.
Lefty's is back, baby!
After saying goodnight to Brisbane’s nightlife late last year, Lefty’s have made a huge comeback. The iconic Caxton Street venue has re-opened, and it’s time to swing the night away with some rockabilly and country music – Aussie and worldwide.
Be seduced by this sexy lady of the night…
We want to introduce you to someone special… a sexy, sassy bar that will seduce your taste-buds with carefully crafted cocktails, seductive share plates and a steamy atmosphere. Why, Hello Gorgeous!
Put the petal to the metal
They say sunflowers always try to face the sun, and here at The Good Guide, we’ve adopted the same philosophy – with a generous dollop of sunscreen, of course. As summer starts to draw to a close here in Brissy, we’re soaking up the last rays in style and bringing you the best of what local life has to offer. Our advice? Skip the FOMO and read all about it below.
So good, you’ll be licking the plate
Get roasted...but in a good way! We've made a list of the best Sunday roast spots in Brisbane. Get your fam together on a Sunday arvo and get stuffed with meat, potatoes, veggies, Yorkshire pudding, gravy, THE LOT! Your veins will be flowing gravy after these.
Shake and stir your way to a healthier lifestyle
With 2020 well and truly underway, it’s not unlikely that many of those New Year’s Resolutions we promised ourselves to stick to have started to slip! One of our guilty pleasures that contributes to weight gain (unknowingly to many people) is the sugar in alcoholic beverages. Whether it be a refreshing mojito or a tasty rum and coke – some cocktails actually contain more sugar than doughnuts!
The good news? It’s still possible to have a few delicious drinks without consuming your day’s worth of calories, by making more conscious decisions when selecting spirits, mixers, and garnishes. Thanks to Australian Mangoes and Australian Blueberries, we’ve rounded up a few of the best ‘conscious cocktail’ recipes for you to try at home.
5 Clucking Delicious Parmigianas
Craving a parmy and only the best of the BEST will satisfy you? We've got you covered. We have looked far and wide across the Chicken land to make a list of the best parmigianas in Brisbane. You'll thank us later.
Seas the Day!
Summer is coming to a close. But, before you pack away your togs and beach towel, take one more dive into the pool or ocean, because Brisbane's got some hot hot events. Even if you're swapping your wide brim hat for a beanie, check out the last few events for Summer.
Happy Chinese New Year
Happy Chinese New Year! We're saying goodbye to the Pig and celebrating the Year of the Rat. Brisbane has a hold lot of fun, cool and exciting things on offer. Check out what's on in Brisbane this time round.
Locally brewed beers for ale
Ballistic Beer Co. in West End is serving up brew-lliant beers. Brewed in Salisbury, Ballistic Beer offer a variety of different beers for ale different tastes. Whether you’re looking for a lazy afternoon drink, a fun game of mid-week trivia, or a night out with friends on the weekend – Ballistic Beer Co. is a great choice.
Your 2020 Go-To Destination
Bless you if you've already recovered from spreading the merry and end-of-decade craziness that arrived in the form of pavlovas, puddings in sticky sauce and pop the bubbly(s)? Here's a little somewhere to tide you over this new decade (or at least till the next public holiday). For some of us though, it's our precious excuse to hopefully "sweat off" some holiday season calories... Presenting Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq – Funlab's version of an extravagant circus-themed arcade bar!
The social hub of the Valley
This shipping container beer garden is the Valley’s hottest social hub. Located in the middle of the Valley, it’s got you covered for a great night out. With cocktails glore, instagrammable pics, and food that will make you drool – it’s no wonder it’s a hotspot in the valley.
Auld lang syne and all that jazz
We've got everything you need to swing into 2020 in the most marvelous of fashions. Whether your tastes are decadent and glittering or more laid back, it's all here on this lovingly curated list of events and venues. Go forth and welcome a whole new decade. Cheers to new beginnings (and fancy champagne!).
3 Local Music Legends Battle of the Brews
Calling all stout young men, ale vine young women and anyone lager than life who enjoys some fun.
Brisbane Brewing Co's Master Brew #1 event showcases on Tuesday 17th Dec at BBco, starring 3 local music legends custom brews for your tasting pleasure.
Suns Out, Buns Out!
November is just around the corner, which makes summer is incoming. It’s time for some fun in the sun. Make sure you’re slipping, slopping and slapping, and while you’re at it, keep update with what’s hot in Brisbane.