Whale hello there!
Here at The Good Guide, we reckon life gets a whole lot better when you stop and smell the roses, take in a beautiful sunset, and just generally enjoy the best of what life has to offer. On top of which, this late summer has us all feeling a bit like our heads are in the clouds. Here's what life in Brisbane has to offer this week, and don't be afraid to take your time on this one.
Let's stick together
It’s been a gloomy week in Brisbane, but sunshine is just around the corner. That’s right, dudes and dudettes, Valentine’s Day is this Friday, and we think it’s safe to say we’re better together. Tuck yourself in with a cup of tea and some chocolate and read all about what’s on in Brisbane this week.
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.
Scull and Play
Whether you like it or not, the summer has properly set in and we all feel it alright! Instead of shrivelling up at home in the heat, we've rounded up some bars with games for when you wanna do more than just sit around and hydrate. Pinball, trivia, giant jenga or beer pong, you name it. These Brisbane bars have got their drinking game on while they provide you with your sweet summer relief!
It's the roaring 20s, old sport!
It’s 2020, and we’re now entering a whole new decade. It's time to party like a Gatsby. Let’s get the year – or decade – started, here’s a list of Brisbane’s best events, food and entertainment – fresh out the 2020 oven. Come get em while they're hot.
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!).
It's Chrissy in Brissy
Hey there, Brisbanians. It's summer time, and we're sure you're feeling the heat. With the heat seemingly taking over the city, don't stress. Blast some air con, pour yourself another frozen margarita (or any cold drink of your choice), and relax, unwind and check out some of hottest gigs, cafes and festival in Brissy.
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.
A Hole In One For Putt-ing A Smile On Your Face!
Get ready to putt loose at the newest Holey Moley at Wintergarden this week!
Incredible Insta-worthy Images #foodporn
Foodies of Brisbane unite!! We’ve caught Brisbane hustling hard lately in the restaurant scene, with new places sprouting up as quickly as newbie foodies can create Insta food accounts. Get all over the newest and juiciest bites with us as we round up the latest list of foodie additions to the city. Do it for the gram!
Everybody have fun tonight #80sStyle
Comb that mullet, rock the shoulder pads and grab your Walkman – the 80s are making a comeback. Come party like it’s the 80s – just leave the neon spandex at home. This time it’s a White Party and it’ll be bigger, better and brighter than anything you’ve seen before.
You grow, girl!
Spring has officially sprung. The weather is warming up, which might be a re-leaf if you don’t like the cold. Brisbane is blooming with good vibes, food, fun and art. Put a little spring in your step, here’s the run down on how to have the best thyme.
No question where you’re fine dining and wining next year!
Foodies alike were blessed with the third annual national edition of The Good Food Guide 2020, giving us the utmost honest reviews of the hottest restaurant and bars in Australia.
Crack open a cold, local brew
Brisbane’s infamous XXXX brewery in Milton has been the bright, yellow sign lighting up beer o’clock for our city for years. Now, Brisbane’s craft beer and microbrewery scene is growing rapidly, expanding all over the CBD and outer suburbs. Brisbanians have got fresh locally brewed beer at our doorstep - with all the IPAs and cheeseboards you can dream of. Time to get hoppy at these must-try beer havens.