Private Event Spaces in a Brisbane Restaurant

Located in the heart of Brisbane’s CBD, boasting breathtaking riverside views, Blackbird is one of Brisbane’s most iconic restaurants.

With everything from mouth watering steaks grilled to perfection, to the freshest local seafood on the menu, the signature Blackbird experience is one to behold. The decadent decor reminiscent of the old Gatsby days, including plush velvet booths, set the tone for an evening of relaxed fine dining. The perfect setting for any occasion or celebration. So, if you are looking for a local private event space in a restaurant in Brisbane, Blackbird is the place to be.

With seasoned professionals at the helm, your meal will be complimented by attentive and impeccable service. View our award winning food and beverage menus below, or learn more about our intimate private dining rooms.

Blackbird is centrally located, and in near proximity to the hotel district of Fortitude Valley, making it a great local dining restaurant option in Brisbane for people visiting the city.


We proudly source seasonal, local produce, particularly from Queensland’s most sustainable resources. Working closely with suppliers, Executive Chef Jake Nicolson curates a menu that not only uses high quality ingredients, but fuses them with unique flavours from around the world. The kitchen also work hard to include native ingredients used by first nations people, such as lemon myrtle which has been used by indigenous Australians for over 40,000 years. Our freshly shucked oysters are also prepared with a native finger lime mignonette, finger lime is native to the rainforests of the border ranges of SE Queensland and Northern NSW.


We work closely with our suppliers, winemakers and our staff to ensure each wine is a true representation of the region, vintage and variety. Our senior sommelier, Chris Entwistle works tirelessly to create a wine list that works in perfect harmony with the finely tuned flavours on Blackbird’s menu. Beverage operations are spearheaded by Ghanem Group Head of Beverage Aaron Clark . Aaron is dedicated to curating beverage menus that not only highlights the right drink, but taps into the individual guest’s psychology to bring them a beverage experience that they will be talking about for years to come.

Private Dining

Experience Some of Brisbane’s best private event spaces in our iconic restaurant. Take a look at our range of lavish dining options and enjoy a local private event in our restaurant in Brisbane in some of Brisbane’s finest restaurant spaces.

Our Meat and Seafood Suppliers

Our lamb is produced by Longreach Organic White Lamb. Robert Gray supplies Blackbird with beautiful organic pasture fed Australian White lamb which has a succulent and full flavoured meat quality. Buying organic not only assures premium produce, but also contributes to soil health and biodiversity, making it a sustainable meat source.

Blackbird is proud to deliver some of the highest quality seafood Australia has to offer, thanks to the ongoing dedicated efforts of local suppliers. Notable Blackbird seafood suppliers include Rocky Point Aquaculture, Fraser Isle Spanner Crab, Walkers Seafoods and Ora King salmon.

Our fresh ingredients suppliers

Big Heart Bamboo – Becky Dart

Fresh Organic bamboo shoots from the Sunshine Coast are grown near Eumundi, the shoots are harvested in the morning and delivered to Blackbird within 8 hours to ensure we receive an amazingly fresh and premium local product which we often use to garnish dishes like the Tuna and Cobia crudo.

Falls – Farm

Local organic fresh fruit and vegetable operating out of Mapleton QLD that offers seasonal heirloom varieties, we often source rare and hard to find ingredients that we use across the menus.

Our Restaurant Awards

Blackbird has won its fair share of awards for its impeccable restaurant standard, take a look below and find out.


Caterer of The Year 2023 – Queensland & Northern Territory Restaurant & Catering Hostplus Awards for Excellence.

Wedding Caterer of The Year 2023 – Queensland & Northern Territory Restaurant & Catering Hostplus Awards for Excellence.


2022 #73 Delicious 100 Queensland’s Best Restaurants Blackbird Bar & Grill


2021 Best Contemporary Australian Restaurant – Formal – Queensland & Northern Territory Restaurant & Catering Hostplus Awards for Excellence Blackbird Bar & Grill

2021 #15 Courier Mail’s Brisbane Top 20 Restaurants Blackbird Bar & Grill


2020 Good Food Guide “One Chef’s Hat” Blackbird Bar & Grill


2019 Savour Restaurant & Catering ‘National Contemporary Australian Restaurant Silver Award’ – Blackbird Bar & Grill

2019 Queensland’s Most Delicious Restaurants – Delicious. 100. Top 10 – Blackbird

2019 Queensland Restaurant of the Year – Savour Restaurant & Catering – Blackbird Bar & Grill

2019 Savour Restaurant & Catering ‘QLD Restaurant of the year’ Blackbird Bar & Grill

2019 Gault & Millau L’expert Gourmand “Two Chef’s Hats” Blackbird Bar & Grill


2018 Good Food Guide “One Chef’s Hat” Blackbird Bar & Grill


2017 Gault & Millau L’expert Gourmand “Three Chef’s Hats” Blackbird

2017 Good Food Guide, “One Chef’s Hat” Blackbird Bar & Grill


2016 Good Food Guide, “One Chef’s Hat” Blackbird Bar & Grill