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12 Of The Best Bottomless Brunches In Brisbane

Brunch was already the best meal of the day, so whoever decided to pair alcoholic beverages with our eggs, pancakes and bowls is a straight-up genius: boozy brunches are the pinnacle of all that is good and right in the world.

Coupled with the almost year-round gorgeous weather in Queensland, you can’t really beat heading out for a bottomless brunch on a Brissie weekend.

Here are 12 places to work your way through.

#1 Pourboy, South Bank

 

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This ace spot known for its perfect coffee also does a fab weekend boozy brunch, if all-you-can-eat situations aren’t your vibe. Choose from one of six delicious brekkie options – like the spiced lamb with pomegranate or banana pancakes with caramel sauce – and for two hours, enjoy a package of free flowing mimosas, Bloody Marys or mocktails for $60 a head.

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#2 Beirne Lane, Fortitude Valley

 

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In Brunswick Street Mall’s Beirne Lane Gastropub, the Beirne Brunch Club promises an NYC-style feast across three-hours in its glamorous plant-adorned space. There’s live cooking stations with delights like lamb cutlet, wagyu skewer, chilli tofu and miso cauliflower, along with fruit, pastries, croissants, cheese, antipasto, salads, arancini and croquettes, plus brownies, pavlova and pistachio cake. It’s $49 per person(including a glass of bubbles on arrival) plus additional beverage packages including cocktails.

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#3 Stanley, Howard Smith Wharves

If you’re after a fancy mid-morning Cantonese banquet alongside pretty river views, then Stanley is the place. For $49 per person, the sophisticated Sunday yum cha promises eats like XO seafood dumplings, barbecue pork buns with chilli jam, stir-fried egg noodles, prawn har gow, scallop siu mai and Cantonese egg tarts for dessert. The $129 option adds on two hours of bottomless Louis Roederer champagne. Yes, please.

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#4 Darling & Co, Paddington

Prefer to start your day with antipasti, pizza, prosecco and spritz? Garden-inspired bar, Darling & Co’s two-hour bottomless brunch will hit the spot. Get ready for the ‘gram, though; for $69 per person, in addition to your three courses, you’ll have endless prosecco and spritz – that you fill from a dedicated fountain.

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#5 Covent Garden, West End

 

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Every Sunday, this tropical gin oasis hosts a two-hour boozy brunch. Cocktail jugs and either a Ploughmans or Mezze share board for two are on the menu for $49 per person, paired well with their leafy garden-inspired interiors.

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#6 Cloudland, Fortitude Valley

 

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Brunch with Bite, they call it – and this Brissie institution promises to be anything but standard. Enjoy two hours of flowing wine, beers, spritzes, mimosas and Bloody Marys and a menu featuring delicious Italian eats while being entertained by fabulous personalities.

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#7 Blockhouse, Nundah

Over on the northside, this charming fave is offering $25 bottomless mimosas for 90 minutes with any meal purchase, every single day in January. The brekkie menu changes frequently, but bangers include the likes of coconut turmeric and ginger waffle, with koji fried chicken and a lemongrass sriracha maple syrup, if that’s any indication.

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#8 One Fish Two Fish, Kangaroo Point

 

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This fab restaurant serves up tasty, fresh seafood and regularly throws a great event, like Seafood Disco or Fish & Spritz brunches. Their last brunch sessions in November were $99 per person and offered bites like kingfish ceviche and a Fraser Isle crab omelette, accompanied with your choice of five unique spritzes over two hours.

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#9 The Tropic, Burleigh Heads

 

 

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So it’s not Brisbane, but it’s close enough, and you can’t beat a beachside boozy brunch. The Tropic in Burleigh Heads serves up a pretty lush affair. Held on the last Saturday of every month, it’s $129 per person to quaff two hours’ worth of Chandon NV (with an optional upgrade to Veuve Clicquot). Dine on items like freshly shucked oysters, taramasalata, prawn cocktail, puff spiced bread, mortadella and cheese brioche, and two hours’ worth of champagne.

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#10 Ivory Tusk, Fortitude Valley

 

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You’ve got two options for brunch at this fun Palm Springs-inspired Mexican joint: Saturday Siestas, with two hours of house drinks and a set of mouth watering taco’s for $50 per person; or Sipping Sundays with two hours of bottomless premium cocktails with scrumptious tostadas for $59 per person. There’s also a Friday night Fiesta, too.

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#11 Chu The Phat, South Brisbane

 

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A contemporary restaurant and bar set in South Brisbane’s up-and-coming Fish Lane dining precinct, Chu The Phat is Asian street-food focussed. They do Super Sundays: a two-hour banquet and drinks package, which includes Aperol Spritzes, beer, wine and non-alcoholic drinks for $50 per person. Food includes hawker-inspired morsels like dumplings, yum cha classics, braised beef cheeks and spicy noodles with kimchi.

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#12 Ling Lings, Fortitude Valley

 

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If booze and brunching still don’t cut it, maybe a $45 per person dim sum disco will do the trick. Grab your mates and head to Ling Lings summer sessions every Sunday from 2pm for either a nine-course Dim Sum Banquet or an eight-course Vegan Banquet plus two hours of Tiger beer, house prosecco, rose, Aperol spritz, Frosè and mimosas – not to mention the back-to-back house, disco and party tunes.

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