The Best Spots To Sit By A Fireplace In Brisbane

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Winter usually lasts about five minutes in Brisbane, so be sure to make the most of it! There’s no time to hibernate at home in your dressing gown and slippers. Make like a Melbournite and find a cosy corner in front of a fireplace with a glass of red. Check out our round-up of Brisbane’s best restaurants and bars to sit by a fireplace.

Hundred Acre Bar, St Lucia

Hillstone St Lucia’s Hundred Acre Bar will keep your toes toasty and your belly full. This family-friendly restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Head there early afternoon and let the kids run wild on the green before you head indoors for a hearty meal in front of the fireplace. Sunday afternoons make a great outing with live music from 2.30pm.

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Cowch, South Brisbane

Is there anything more divine than eating a decadent dessert in front of a fireplace? The crew at Cowch don’t think so. You’ll feel good from the inside out when you treat yourself to a delectable party pizza, sundae, shake or cocktail next to the warmth of the fireplace. We all need a little extra padding in winter, so tuck in! 

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The Courthouse Restaurant, Cleveland

The Courthouse Restaurant at Cleveland sure know how to do winter warmers well. Fancy some slow cooked lamb shanks and sticky date pudding? If that isn’t enough to keep Jack Frost at bay, settle in by the fireplace in this beautiful heritage restaurant with a glass of red or two.

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Alfred and Constance, Fortitude Valley

Get in early to secure a seat on one of Alfred and Constance’s comfy couches in front of the crackling fireplace. You’ll find hearty pub food here and plenty of ale and wine to warm your insides. Be sure to check out the late-night dessert bar.

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Sixes and Sevens, Fortitude Valley

Make yourself at home in Sixes and Sevens charming cottage-style restaurant. Dating back to the 1800s, this picture-perfect restaurant is warm and welcoming – the perfect location to wile the afternoon away in front of the fireplace with an ale.

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Hope and Anchor, Paddington

If there’s something about winter that makes you want to head to the pub and fill up on hearty food chased with a pint or two, then head to Hope & Anchor at Paddington. This cute local offers English pub-style food and a comfortable and cosy atmosphere.

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