Enjoy lunch with a view in Brisbane

Whether you’re planning an intimate business lunch, entertaining clients, or treating the whole team to a gourmet affair, our round-up of Brisbane’s best venues with views will be sure to add the ‘wow’ factor to your next lunch meeting!

Cove Bar & Dining
Capturing the best of Brisbane’s sophisticated yet casual dining culture, Cove sits in South Bank’s popular River Quay dining precinct in close proximity to the CBD. Taking full advantage of its al fresco riverside space, Cove matches amazing views to a flavoursome, ethical and organically sourced menu, featuring a wide range of thoughtfully prepared local, seasonal produce. Award-winning chefs can design a bespoke menu to suit your event, and the venue is available for exclusive use as well as by private section, and can cater to a capacity of 60 to 180 people. 

George’s Paragon Seafood Restaurant
With floor to ceiling windows overlooking amazing river views, this premium seafood restaurant combines good food, friendly service and great ambience. Not all about the seafood, George’s offers a crowd pleasing menu with over 70 items featuring salads, pastas, meats and vegetarian dishes, with an extensive international beer and wine list to match. The venue can cater for up to 240 seated guests, while the more intimate private dining room is available for up to 24. Plus, their famous half-price lunch is available every day of the week. 

Lutèce Bistro & Wine Bar
The classic French bistro Lutèce Bistro & Wine Bar oozes elegance and style with its crisp white linen, crystal vase lighting, dark wood fittings and of course, floor-to-ceiling views of a stunning Brisbane city panorama. Renowned Chef Romain Bapst is at the helm, creating a divine French menu which can be tailored to your needs upon request, and all beverage packages include a large range of selections to suit any taste. There is also an experienced and professional function team on hand, to ensure your event is perfectly planned and catered for. The restaurant has a capacity of 90 guests for a sit-down event and has a PA system for speeches.

The Landing at Dockside
As Brisbane’s premier function centre, this incredible venue is ideal for larger corporate functions. Offering three unique yet versatile function spaces, it can cater for events ranging from 30 to 1,500 guests, while the experienced events team will work with you the whole way to ensure your event runs smoothly from start to finish. Enjoying picturesque views of the Brisbane River and Dockside marina, The Landing at Dockside is the perfect venue to showcase the best of Brisbane.

Pony Dining
Making full use of its premier riverfront location on Eagle Street Pier with its iconic bar and spacious terrace, Pony is one of Brisbane’s swankiest and most popular establishments. An open coal pit is the restaurant’s key feature, with the aroma of wood smoke fragrancing the air as lively chefs work around it. The produce driven menu features Australian sourced seafood and meats prepared on an Argentinian grill, with thoughtfully created, seasonal dishes designed for sharing, and a boutique wine list to match. There a four distinctive areas within Pony Dining, catering to any type of event, from intimate lunches to large-scale corporate events.

Cha Cha Char Wine Bar & Grill
With its stylish and contemporary riverside setting offering sweeping views of the Brisbane River and surrounding CBD, its not hard to see why Cha Cha Char is one of the most sought after locations in the city. Offering full AV for presentations and flexible catering options, the private dining room can cater for up to 45 for a sit-down meal, and is also available for exclusive weekend hire. As Brisbane’s signature steakhouse, its multi-award winning steak menu features more than 10 different cuts of premium Australian beef, while the Asian and European influenced à la carte menu is sure to delight diners seeking an alternative. 

Offering a bright and elegant dining space overlooking the river and Story Bridge, Jellyfish offers an inventive and carefully thought out menu specialising in quality seafood. Its premium wine list features boutique, eclectic and lesser known vineyards as well as an impressive list of international favourites. The Jellyfish private dining room boasts exclusive waterfront views and is unrivalled as one of Brisbane’s best venues for corporate and private functions. 

Summit Restaurant & Bar
Perched atop Brisbane Lookout on Mount Coo-tha just seven kilometers from the CBD, Summit offers a unique dining experience set amongst the natural bushland of Brisbane Forest Park. Expertly crafted menus change seasonally, keeping things interesting and fresh, with a variety of event packages available. The restaurant is available for exclusive hire, or alternatively, there are two other options; the self-contained and sound-proofed Fountain View Function room; and the Pavilion, ideal for more intimate gatherings of up to 20. Each venue enjoys unprecedented views of Brisbane. 

Eleven Rooftop Bar
Taking in 270 degree views of Fortitude Valley, the CBD, and beyond from its 11th floor location, Eleven Rooftop Bar is the jewel in the crown of Brisbane’s rooftop bar scene. Its laid back vibe and sophisticated setting make it an excellent choice for an easygoing lunch and casual functions, with various areas and packages available. Menus offer a casual approach to dining with a focus on share plates, but whether you’re looking to graze, share a meal, or enjoy the full dining experience, there are options suitable for any situation at this sleek and stylish bar.



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