Seeking some adventure? These hidden bars in Brisbane are a must-visit for cocktail lovers!

Brisbane is home to some intriguing hidden bars that offer a sense of mystery and adventure. From underground rock ‘n’ roll bars to suave speakeasys, these establishments promise excellent drinks and unique experiences.

So, grab a drink and start exploring the best hidden bars in Brisbane!

<strong>Copacabana Club</strong>
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Copacabana Club

Hidden inside the Italian delicatessen Mr Badgers in Woolloongabba, few Brisbane bars are as exciting as Copacabana Club. Drawing inspiration from the iconic New York institution of the same name, this hidden bar features blends the charm of a European beer garden with the atmosphere of a lively New York rooftop bar. Getting inside is a little tricky, with the entrance hidden at the back of the deli, inside a rundown locker room. Yet, once inside, you’ll be greeted with a beautiful mural of Frank Sinatra and even live jazz, funk and blues performances.

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24 Logan Rd, Woolloongabba, QLD 4102

<strong>Death & Taxes</strong>
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Death & Taxes

Few things in life are as certain as death, taxes, and a sensational night at Death & Taxes. Tucked away on one of Brisbane’s oldest laneways, Death & Taxes features a lush interior decorated with leather bar stools and booths, atmospheric lighting, and over 1000 spirit bottles on display. With signature cocktails themed around death and vintage tarot designs, Death & Taxes also stands out with their quality service and, ironically, lively atmosphere.

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36 Burnett Ln, Brisbane City, QLD 4000

<strong>Greaser Bar</strong>
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Greaser Bar

Located in Fortitude Valley, Greaser Bar is an underground bar that offers a gritty and grimy experience you won’t find anywhere else. Housed inside a 132-year-old cellar, this hidden bar in Brisbane is adorned with retro graffiti and exposed brick walls straight out of an old-school rock ‘n’ roll paradise. For those after live music, Greaser Bar is a hub for emerging indie bands and live music, offering a lively atmosphere for fans of the genre. Let the music and drinks transport you to another era at Greaser!

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259 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006

<strong>Mrs J. Rabbits Speakeasy</strong>
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Mrs J. Rabbits Speakeasy

Enter through an antique wardrobe to discover a world of aged whisky, slow jazz, and one of the best 1920s style speakeasy bars. Mrs J. Rabbits in Woolloongabba is a stylish and chic cocktail bar that has spared no expense in recreating a lavish speakeasy thanks to their wooden bar, plush leather lounges and dim, intimate lighting. That attention to detail is also seen in their drinks menu, with a range of delicious cocktails sure to spice up any evening.

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23 Logan Rd, Woolloongabba, QLD 4102

<strong>The Nixon Room</strong>
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The Nixon Room

Travel to the groovy 1970s with a visit to The Nixon Room. Tucked away in Fortitude Valley, The Nixon Room boasts a discreet golden door adorned with climbing greenery. Inside you’ll be greeted with a chic decor and stylish atmosphere that over only 25 seats, making this an exclusive spot for creative snacks, endless cocktails, and signature martinis. With themed drinks including the Watergate Martini , enjoy a high-end bar with a touch of 70s glamour at The Nixon Room.

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Unit 3/181 Robertson St, Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006

<strong>Savile Row</strong>
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Savile Row

One of the best hidden speakeasy bars in Brisbane, Savile Row is a must visit for anyone after a unique bar in the city. Paying homage to London’s famous tailoring streets, Savile Row features a stunning crystal chandelier and a breathtaking selection of spirits for a truly special night out. With plenty of nooks and booths, this is the perfect spot for an intimate drink with friends or a special someone. And, with a seasonal cocktail menu serving up a range of delicious flavours, make a visit to Savile Row as soon as possible.

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667 Ann St, Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006

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