Good Beer on a Budget
Brewsvegas 2018 is coming folks. It’s time to get hoppy from 10-18 March with Brisbane city wide celebrations of good beer! From pints of origin to special craft concoctions and collaborations to tickle your beer loving taste-buds. Now in its fifth year, the beers will be flowing and the good times rolling! Did we mention many events are free? #cheers
Bold Brews at Archer's Bunker [under International Hotel}
LADIES and gentlemen, this is your Captain speaking.
Something has been brewing in Spring Hill and it’s not just beer.
Archer Brewing commenced meal and beverage service at its spiritual home, aptly named Archer’s Bunker, located under The International Hotel.
Love is in the air
Roses are red, violets are blue, this Valentine’s Day is just for you (and bae) *wink wink
Single and ready to mingle? Or coupled up and feeling the love? Whatever box you tick, we give you a Valentines Guide Nicholas Sparks would be proud of. Whether you want to indulge your sweetheart on February 14, KISS (keep it simple) or go solo and let Cupid work his magic … Here at The Good Guide we want to you to have a fabulous V Day whatever your style. Here is the best of the best, which will be sure to impress!
*Valentine’s Day boycotters you haven’t been forgotten. We’ve got a little somethin' somethin' in here for you as well!
Sip Sip Hooray *hiccup
Have you ever been at a children's birthday and thought, "This would be so much better if there was beer... lots of beer”. (#yes)
Well Brisbane Brewing Co is turning three with a big bash and they’re throwing themselves a party your inner child will be thrilled with. Celebrate three fabulous years of brewing, brisket, beers and banter with Brisbane’s coolest local brewery.
Aussie Aussie Aussie
Celebrating all things Aussie, Australia Day is one of the biggest days on the national calendar. And who doesn’t love a public holiday, amirite? Here's your Ultimate Guide to doing Australia Day like a pro.
Get ready for a par-tay – ask Hoags to throw the shrimps on the bar-b, get the cardinay out Kimmie… and the little baby cheeses (not little baby Jesus)… it’s time to make some memories that you can take straight to the pool room.
End Your Year With A Bang!
Pop the champagne! From A to Z, and especially the N-Y-E, we have all the goods covered from head to toe and top to bottom on where to go to end your 2017 on a memorable note. Parties, drinks and food galore!
When we think of December we think of hot sunny days, fresh food, Christmas festivities, the great outdoors, crisp beverages, green gardens and time spent with friends and family. Lucky for us, the city of Brisbane is like-minded and knows how to have a jolly good time. With various X-mas events running throughout the month, along with fun new openings, you'll have those fabulous festive, summer feels in no time at all.
THE COUNTDOWN HAS BEGUN
Dinner, dancing and five star eats. Champagne cocktails and midnight treats. Countdowns, fireworks and pop-up bars. It’s time to party like the stars.
Celebrate New Year's Eve at Treasury Brisbane - where five-course dinners, elegant events, live music, major entertainment acts and midnight fireworks set the scene for Brisbane's biggest New Year's Eve celebration.
Christmas is Brewing
Christmas is brewing. It's time to get hoppy, and support a good cause. The 12 Tragic Beers of Christmas event is one not to miss. It's Summer, the silly season is here and it's party time. I'm thirsty just thinking about all the fun to be had. So many cool new places all around town to enjoy wheter you want to sip, shop or savour. From 10th birthdays, Christmas markets to grabbing an Asian feast in Coorparoo to a new City coffee hub. Bring it on...
Christmas is coming! And with two fabulously festive events at Treasury Brisbane – the Christmas Cocktail Soirée and Christmas Buffet – there’s no better place to experience the ultimate in yuletide fun.
100+ shades of Gin at Covent Garden
Let the fun be gin! This November, West End will be in full bloom as lux new bar, Covent Garden, welcomes socialites into its tropical oasis.
Whether you’re a gin connoisseur or a lover of native flora, Covent Garden will draw you in with its vibrant nature, firmly planting its roots and 100 craft gins in Brisbane’s iconic suburb of West End from November 16.
Sip, sip, hooray!
Machinery Street will host the city’s first Champagne Laneway. With twelve different Champagnes to taste and Montrachet’s new boulangerie rolling out the French flavours, this brunchtime event is guaranteed to pop!
Tickets are $49pp, and include a complimentary glass of NV Louis Roederer Brut Premier to savour over brunch bites. Three pop-up bars will offer twelve different Champagnes for purchase as you explore the Parisian laneway.
Limited tickets are available – grab yours today to avoid missing out!
Bean There or Bean Square
All about the bean necessities, Bean Café + Bar is your escape from the blazing Brisbane heat and pesky people (or responsibilities). Rain or shine, this hideout is a safe haven for chill-out sessions, wine, dines and coffee-tails. Yes, you read right. Booze and coffee, the best of both worlds.
Brisbane’s newest house party destination at Southpoint
This December will see the launch of the latest venture by hospitality group, Solotel (Riverbar & Kitchen and Aria Restaurant), the highly anticipated Little Big House in Southbank – Brisbane’s newest house party destination at Southpoint, Grey Street.
A little bit cheeky and a whole lot of fun, the former Collins Place Queenslander will showcase a venue for the young and young at heart with the aim to be the number one regular for Brisbane locals who love a good house party, people watching and great music.
Meet Andrew McCabe
The Good Guide is all about showing off our local talent. Meet the chef behind the magic at Brewhouse Brisbane, the one and only Andrew McCabe. Hear the low down, what's new and what inspires this talented Brisbane culinary king.