Soak up the last of the summer rays and feel the warm evening glow from one of the best vantage points in Brisbane. Cast your gaze to the heavens and ascend to one of the Valley’s fab rooftop bars where cool drinks and hot tunes await.

Altitude Bar

Located in the heart of the Valley and atop Foresters Restaurant & Bar, this urban rooftop sanctuary has killer views metres above the buzzing Valley streets below. Order from an exquisite cocktail list and enjoy a Bushfire Negroni, Amaretto Brulee or Salted Caramel Espresso Martini. 

209 Brunswick St

Eleven Rooftop Bar

For a suave day or stylish evening drink, this Istanbul-inspired rooftop bar has cemented its reputation as a classy summer hotspot. Lounge in comfortable booths as you overlook a beautiful view of Brisbane’s city skyline and peruse a sumptuous and thoughtful cocktail list. Try a twist on a cocktail classic, such as a Negroni, Martini or Old Fashioned, or have Eleven’s expert mixologists whip up a custom creation.

757 Ann St

Elixir Rooftop Bar

Climb up to a lush garden rooftop draped with sparkling fairy lights and polished concrete bar tables. This hidden bar is an ideal spot to escape the concrete jungle and surround yourself in greenery. Award-winning bartenders have curated a chic cocktail menu – be sure to try the signature Elixir Espresso Martini and Wattle Toffee Sour. 

646 Ann St

Limes Hotel Rooftop Bar

This beach-esque oasis brings chic island holiday vibes along with a cracker wine list and superb selection of summery cocktails. Cool down on those muggy summer nights with a mouth-watering Frosé – a divine big-kid slushie combining rosé, strawberry and citrus. Open on Friday and Saturday evenings.

142 Constance St

— February 2020