Details: Located under what once was the underground stable of New Farm's Queens Arms Hotel, Farrier has been transformed into a sophisticated bar and late night supper club. The quirky surrounds, great acoustics and tempting supper menu featuring the likes of baos (stuffed Chinese-style bread) and barbecued lamb ribs makes this bar one to try! Click here for the website.
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2. Greaser Bar Where: 259A Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley Details: Greaser Bar is hidden down a graffiti-lined alleyway, within a 130-year-old cellar! This bar is as close as you can get to a secret drinking lair. It offers an American-style interior and menu complete with hotdogs, buttermilk fried chicken wings and burgers and denim-covered stools, making it a bar to certainly add to your must-visit list. Click here for the website.
3. Brooklyn Standard Where: Eagle Lane, Brisbane City Details: Tucked away in Eagle Lane behind a secret laneway door just off Eagle Street end of Queen Street, this super cool basement bar serves up a wide range of live music every night from a variety of genres including soul, funk, jazz and blues. The bar doesn't serve up food only a free bowl of pretzels that comes with your drink. Click here for the website.
4. Heya Bar Where: 351 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley (inside the depths of the old Sun Newspaper Building) Details: With secret doorways and rooms, Heya Bar is like a mini city complete with five hidden bars, a kitchen serving scrumptious Asian street food till 3am and even a faux Asian grocery store! Click here for the website.
5. Chalet Bar
Where: Cnr Boundary & Leichhardt Streets, Spring Hill
Details: This funky bar is nestled deep in the cellar of the 150-year-old Alliance Hotel. It features an apres-ski feel with chesterfield lounges by the stone fireplace and a wide range of cocktails, schnapps, beer, wine, and spirits. Click here for the website.