One of Brisbane’s Most Iconic Riverside Venues

Boasting sweeping views of the Brisbane River, from the Story Bridge down to the Kangaroo Point Cliffs.

Blackbird bar and restaurant stands out in the landscape of premium restaurants in Brisbane CBD. Boasting breathtaking decor, first-rate service and sweeping riverside views, Blackbird is far more than a restaurant and bar.

Spanning two levels, this unique space is home to a stunning function and Wedding venue, three intimate private dining rooms and one of the best bars in Brisbane. No matter the occasion, big or small, be it a private dinner, elegant Wedding, corporate event, or if you’re on the hunt for the best steak restaurant, Blackbird is the place to be.

Take a virtual tour of the venue below.

Blackbird Bar

Dubbed as one of the best cocktail bars in Brisbane CBD, Blackbird is an art deco masterpiece. Inspired by the opulence of The Great Gatsby, the Roaring Twenties and the speakeasies of the Prohibition era, Blackbird’s Riverside Bar was designed with style, space and elegance in mind. One of Brisbane’s most popular bars, Blackbird boasts 180° river views and luxurious decor, offering the perfect ambience for casual lunchtime dining, after work drinks and snacks for a quick nibble or two, a Saturday night dance, or a celebration for any occasion. Bookings are available for any size of space, from a closed off booth to a full cocktail bar event. Whether you’re looking for a luxurious private bar or searching for an award-winning restaurant, Blackbird is here to accommodate your needs and is open 7 days a week.


An Award Winning Restaurant in Brisbane, Blackbird is an example of the gold standard for steak restaurants. Our kitchen operations are spearheaded by Ghanem Group Executive Chef Jake Nicolson. Jake and his seasoned kitchen team are dedicated to sourcing the finest local ingredients and cooking them to perfection with the help of state-of-the-art equipment. Blackbird’s Infierno 96 wood grill, is the beating heart of the restaurant, filling the space with a beautiful smoked wood aroma and providing unrivalled results of flavour. Complemented by the food is the service, breathtaking riverside views and a welcoming interior. Blackbird is proud to be one of Brisbane’s leading restaurants, offering unforgettable dining experiences. Due to its CBD location, you can indulge in expertly grilled steak or the freshest seafood Australia has to offer from a restaurant near you.


The dedicated events centre, located directly beneath Blackbird Bar and Restaurant is the pinnacle of Brisbane function spaces. Situated in the heart of the city, our stunning function space is a perfect location to host corporate events, birthday parties and much more. Showcasing sweeping views of the Brisbane River, treat your guests with incredible views as well as unforgettable dining experiences with food prepared by our dedicated kitchen team. Offering a range of packages, our events coordinators work tirelessly to create the perfect function for you and any size of group. Take a look at our gallery to experience what a function with us is all about.


Located in the heart of Brisbane’s CBD, Blackbird can become your own for your special day. Plan with our dedicated events team and make your reception dreams a reality in our beautiful events centre, boasting floor to ceiling windows and a generously spacious setting flooded with natural light. Impress your guests with stunning 180-degree views of the Brisbane River, from the Story Bridge down to the Kangaroo Point cliffs, providing the ultimate backdrop to your reception. Speak to our dedicated events wedding coordinator to begin planning an unforgettable wedding at Blackbird.


Explore our range of rooms and indulge in a lavish private dining experience at Blackbird. Wow your guests with a range of intimate spaces to enjoy high quality cuisine and access premium service along with a range of perks. Blackbird’s private dining rooms are perfect for small work team events, family celebrations or intimate special occasions.