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Sophisticated Clubbing In Brisbane

Sophisticated Clubbing In Brisbane

| On 23, Nov 2014

For those of you who are wanting nothing but a classy and elegant night out, we have compiled the top 5 most sophisticated and unique nightclubs and bars in Brisbane.

1. The Emporium Hotel

The Emporium Cocktail Bar is located in the upmarket end of Fortitude Valley. Branded as Brisbane’s Award Winning Cocktail Bar, The Emporium prides itself in offering Brisbane the best when it comes to service, product and ambience. Featuring a worldly collection of custom-designed pieces and antiques, this cocktail bar offers patrons a seasonal cocktail menu, delicious tapas, live music on Friday and Saturday evenings and high teas and wine master classes. The Emporium Hotel also offers first class accommodation and in 2012 was awarded ‘Best luxury Accommodation in Australia’ at the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards.


The Details:

Who: The Emporium Hotel

Where:1000 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley

More Info: This is an 18+ Venue


2. The Press Club 

Located in the heart of the valley, The Press Club is one of Fortitude Valley’s premier nightspots. With its unique charm and jazz club vibes, you can be sure to catch men in suits playing the trumpet or saxophone or ladies parading in a burlesque type fashion. The Press Club is renowned for its smooth and soulful live music four nights a week, offering an mix of soul, jazz, and funk beats.


The Details:

Who: The Press Club

Where: 339 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley

Opening Hours:
Monday: Closed
Tuesday – Thursday: 7pm til late
Friday and Saturday: 6pm til late
Sunday: 6pm til late

More Info: This is an 18+ Venue


3. Port Office Hotel

Commonly known as The Port O, The Port Office offers the inner city of Brisbane three premier bars as well as an award wining restaurant, The Fix Bar. Perfect for catching up with friends, entertaining family or a business lunch or dinner, Port Office Hotel accommodates all budgets without breaking the bank. Port Office is also one of the oldest buildings in Brisbane, however has been renovated a couple of times with it’s latest rebuild in 2009.


The Details:

Who: Port Office Hotel

Where: 40 Edward Street, Brisbane CBD, 4000

More Info: This is an 18+ Venue


4. Cloudland

Cloudland has become one of my favourite nightclubs in Brisbane, and the world. Transporting you to a forbidden forest with a two-storey waterfall, and greenery everywhere, Cloudland is truly world class. Offering free entry all night to patrons, Cloudland is simply a must if you are in the valley. A must do at cloudland is to check out the majestic bathrooms with floor length mirrors, and wash basins connecting the male and female rooms. Dance the night away with live music or DJ’s depending on the night and make sure to try a delicious cocktail or two.


The Details:

Who: Cloudland

Where: 641 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley, 4006

Opening Hours: Monday: 5pm – late
Tuesday: 5pm – late
Wednesday: 11.30am – late
Thursday: 11.30am – late
Friday: 11.30am – late
Saturday: 11.30am – late
Sunday: 11.30am – late

More Info: This is an 18+ Venue


5. Laruche

Another award-winning venue located centrally in the heart of Fortitude Valley is Laruche which in french translates to ‘the beehive’. Laruche offers much more than your typical Brisbane night out. With beautiful gold and black decor and a honeycomb esque, hexagonal roof lives up to the name of being in an actual beehive. This hidden den is definitely an alternative to the usual and more common places people usually go and with a unique ambience and vibe it is definitely worth it.


The Details: 

Who: Laruche

Where: 680 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley, 4006

Opening Hours:

Wed – Thurs:17:00 – 03:00
Fri – Sat:17:00 – 05:00
Sun:19:00 – 03:00

More Info: This is an 18+ Venue

Image Credit: All images are courtesy of the individual club’s Facebook page