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Best Spots to Enjoy a Summer Spritz Brisbane

With more than 285 days of sunshine a year, there is no doubt Brisbane is filled with plenty of breezy and sun-drenched venues that are perfect for enjoying a summer spritz. With so many great locations to choose from here are our top ten best spots to enjoy a refreshing drink with friends or colleagues.

1. Mucho Mexicano Restaurant

Switch out a Summer spritz for a cheeky marg at Mucho Mexicano. Located in Brisbanes iconic Southbank, Mucho Mexicano pays homage to the modern Brisbane Mexican food lover. Their tables are able to accommodate your party on either one large table, or split tables depending on your preference.

  • Venue: Mucho Mexicano
  • Address: 15 Little Stanley St, South Brisbane QLD 4101
  • Capacity: 200
  • Event Type: Parties, Team Activities, Networking

2. Garden Bar, The Prince Consort

The Garden Bar, located inside The Prince Consort, is a large and open garden oasis that is brimming with botanicals and feels like summer all year round. With 12 taps, your favourite classic cocktails, wines and spirits, your guests will be up and dancing in no time!

  • Venue: The Prince Consort Hotel
  • Address: 230 Wickham St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
  • Capacity: 250
  • Event Type: Private parties, Wedding, Presentation, Team away days, Networking venues

3. The Society, Eagle Farm Racecourse

Planning a Summer soiree? The Society at Eagle Farm Racecourse is the ideal spot for a Spritz in the Sun. The Society is located on the first level of the Public Grandstand featuring a rooftop and air conditioned adjoining indoor space. With a capacity of 180 standing, this space is one you simply can’t go past.

  • Venue: Eagle Farm Racecourse
  • Address: 230 Lancaster Rd, Ascot QLD 4007
  • Capacity: 180
  • Event Type: Parties, Weddings, Networking

4. Grand Deck, Friday’s Riverside

Friday’s Grand Deck is a private space, complete with its own bar and a private deck overlooking the Brisbane River & Story Bridge. As the sun begins to set, perch yourself on a high table and watch the boats go by with a thirst-quenching spritz.

  • Venue: Friday’s Riverside
  • Address: Riverside Centre, 123 Eagle St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
  • Capacity: 80
  • Event Type: Private parties, Team away days, Networking venues

5. Quarterdeck, The Lord Alfred

Watch the sunset over Suncorp Stadium from Lord Alfred’s Quarterdeck. With a mixture of indoor and outdoor seating, your guests can grab a spritz at the bar and migrate out to the terrace to enjoy the lovely summer breeze…the perfect afternoon soiree! 

  • Venue: The Lord Alfred
  • Address: 68 Petrie Terrace, Brisbane City QLD 4000
  • Capacity: 60
  • Event Type: Private parties, Private dining, Networking venues, Presentation, Meeting workshop

6. Courtyard, Neesh Bar

If you are looking for relaxed backyard vibes, look no further than the Courtyard at Neesh Bar. Located in the heart of the Gabba, Neesh Bar is the perfect venue to host a fun afternoon catch-up! Featuring a private bar, tv and ample seating, it’s the perfect laidback venue.

  • Venue: Neesh Bar
  • Address: 896 Stanley St E, East Brisbane QLD 4169
  • Capacity: 100
  • Event Type: Private parties, Private dining, Wedding, Team away days, Networking venues, Presentation

7. Ooh La La Rooftop

A mini French Quartier in the historic heart of Woolloongabba – C’est Bon provides a charming and intimate rooftop bar called Ooh La La. With warm candles and fairy lights, this rooftop bar is inviting and lively, ideal for winding down in the afternoon over a drink.

  • Venue: C’est Bon Restaurant & Le Bon Bar
  • Address: 609/611 Stanley St, Woolloongabba QLD 4102
  • Capacity: 50
  • Event Type: Private parties, Networking venues

8. Sassafras of Paddington

Established in 1997, Sassafras is a sustainable, dog-friendly café in a restored worker’s cottage with a hidden courtyard located in Paddington, Brisbane. Quaint, cute and intimate, slip into this backyard cafe as you mingle with friends and enjoy one of their house-made spritzes.

  • Venue: Sassafras of Paddington
  • Address: 88 Latrobe Terrace, Paddington QLD 4064
  • Capacity: 90
  • Event Type: Private parties, Private dining, Networking venues

9. Comuna Cantina

Samba in and immerse yourself in this South American restaurant. With a vibrant atmosphere, the bright and buzzing Comuna Cantina oozes summer vibes all year long. Graze over an abundance of colourful and fresh street food dishes paired with a delicious spritz or cocktail.

  • Venue: Comuna Cantina
  • Address: 12 Creek St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
  • Capacity: 300
  • Event Type: Private parties, Private dining, Networking venues

10. Cielo Rooftop

A scenic rooftop bar perched above Fortitude Valley; Cielo Rooftop is your gateway to the skyline of the Italian Riviera. This sun-soaked bar boasts lavish views, a Mediterranean style, lush greenery, and comfortable booths. Wander in and experience a stunning city sunset paired with a spritz.

  • Venue: Cielo Rooftop
  • Address: Rooftop, 209 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
  • Capacity: 180
  • Event Type: Private parties, Wedding, Networking venues, Presentation, Conference

When it comes to finding the perfect spots to enjoy a summer spritz, Brisbane bookers can trust HeadBox to help find the perfect space for a memorable event. So let’s get started – contact the HeadBox team today!


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