And just like that, another month is gone (holy cow). Brisbane, you've put on quite a show for the first half of the year and we have no doubt you'll continue to #wow us over the next 6 months. Forget dry July, mid-year diets and winter hibernation, there are mouth-watering espresso martinis to drink, along with carb-loaded meals waiting to be eaten and inspiring exhibits to wander through!
Calling All The Party People
Stuck on thinking of what venue to hold your next big event at? Have no fear, The Good Guide is here! Throw all that stress out of the window as we’ve narrowed down all the FUN locations where you can hold your next 'Grammys party'. All you need to do is put on that killer outfit you know you've been saving for that special occasion, wear your best smile and boom! It's time to hit the town!
Premium river vistas, fine wine and fresh fare.
So you’re after somewhere new to have a delicious meal? Or in need of that perfect spot for weekend drinks with premium river vistas? Stokehouse Q is the perfect location for any occasion.
Beer At Its Finest
If you have a deep and profound appreciation for everything beer and brew related, welcome to the hallowed brew-therhood. Our top brew-ther, our head honcho Archive Beer Boutique welcomes you with open arms and full pints. Housing rare crafts and boutique ales, Archive knows great beer and a good time. With something cool happening each night; this beer boutique will quickly become your ‘go-to’ catch-up lo-cal.
Nothin' but good vibes
Are you a foodie, social butterfly or creative being? Perhaps you're all three? This weeks Word On The Street covers everything from crafty workshops to burgers and beer tastings, free festivals and programs designed for those who are ideas-driven. Now's the perfect time to try something new. Who knows, you might surprise yourself and tap into unknown love affairs, hidden talents or discover new hobbies!
Brews, Beats, and Brisbane Least Shit Trivia
If your life mantra looks anything like mine, then you’ve come to the right place. And by place, I mean Saccharomyces Beer Café. Behold the beauty of a bar, café and bottle shop all rolled into one. It’s bloody ingenious really. With a focus on craft beer, comfort food and artisan coffee, I welcome you to heaven. Step through the pearly white gates (ak.a. Saccharomyces front door) and get ready to treat yo self to an epic night out! With brews, burgers and board games let the fun begin!
Behind Hidden Doors
We’re letting the cat out of the bag! These legendary bars ooze with sexiness and a divine aroma that enchants the soul, leaving behind a thrill that’ll have you searching for more.
Schooner or later, you'll wish you were beer
Get hopped up for an incider’s look into Southeast Queensland’s best breweries! Pitcher all that malty goodness bubbling in silver metal cauldrons across the state, brewed to pourfection – we bet you’re already grinning beer to beer. Smirk smirk... you’re in for a beery punny ride. But oh, just before we get started, you might want to download Untappd, a useful tracking app for beer fanatics. It’ll help you keep tabs on what’s on tap at your favourite pubs and breweries.
Meet Chef Paul Kelly
The Good Guide is here to show off our local legends. Local is lovely and this chef is a superstar. Meet Paul Kelly, the man behind the kitchen magic at West End's iconic local micro-brewery, Brisbane Brewing Co. Read more about this creative cook, passionate soul and see what makes him tick!
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!
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.
Same name, Different experience
Get in line! After garnering a mighty following on its home ground in South Bank, the folks behind The Manhattan Line are off to another home run. Expect to be served never-before-seen cocktails, coupled with classic American street eats and food challenges for an exceptional time right in the heart of Bulimba.
Your guide to a stress free festive season!
Can you believe it? We can't! How is it that the festive season has crept up on us so fast! Don't fret we've got a list of the best shopping opportunities, festival activities and festive dining!
Time To Get Your Keg On
Beer fanatics, here’s one for you! Stocked with over 400 types of beers, Archive Beer Boutique is your essential go-to when you feel the need to gorge yourself on a pint or two. Read our lips (or words, in this case) – it’s a need, not a want.
Oui Oui, Magnifiqué!
Rouge is the name. Not your regular shade of lipstick or blush, but a lavish French bar and bistro downtown. Hues of bold crimson red and flourishing streaks of soft ethereal lighting paint the atmosphere as you step in. The extravagant décor just leaps with grandeur. Madame and Monsieur, this way in. Voilà, welcome to Madame Rouge Bar & Bistro.