ICYMI, Easter Sunday is falling on April 1st in 2018. Whatever higher power enforces the elusive and confusing date of Easter has decided to shock us all by making it extra early this year.
Haven’t prepared? Don’t sweat it! We have compiled our fave Brisbane restaurants, cafes and bars that will be opening their doors to us hungry public for the long weekend. Here's what's open this Easter long weekend in Brisbane.
The Regatta Hotel
The Regatta Hotel will be open and thriving this Easter weekend, kicking off the festivities with a luxe luncheon for Good Friday. Nothing says a good time like a buffet piled high with scrumptious seafood.
The Flying Cock
Have a hanckering for chicken rather than eggs this Easter? The Flying Cock will have its doors open both Saturday and Sunday for you to get your fill of fried food and quality tunes.
The Dalgety Public House
Two words: Bottomless Brunch. Yep, The Dagety Public House will be hosting one heck of an Easter Sunday brunch, lasting four hours with unlimited food and drink. Run, don’t walk.
Sake Restaurant & Bar
Satiate your sushi cravings, the iconic Saké Restaurant & Bar will be open all weekend for lunch and dinner.
Cloudland is – of course – pulling out all the stops this Easter weekend, launching their new Sunday sesh Fluffy Social on the big day itself. Expect live performances, share plates, and killer cocktails.
The Charming Squire
Need a beer after all the close-quarters family time? Make your way to The Charming Squire, they will be serving up brewskis Saturday to Monday and breakfast from 8am Good Friday.
Todd & Pup
Todd & Pup is open this Good Friday and Easter Saturday from 7am-11am so don’t worry South Siders, you won’t have to go without their killer eggs benny!
The Fox will be continuing their legendary Soho Sundays this weekend, as well as being open Saturday and Monday. With the Easter Sunday theme I’m In Love With Cocoa, there will be plenty of liquid goodies that are sure to make your Easter the most decadent yet.
Elixir Rooftop Bar
This Saturday, Elixir will be hosting a very grown up chocolate hunt. We’re talking chocolate martinis, plenty of cocktails, and decadent Lindt bunnies hidden around the venue.
Hamilton & Fortitude Valley
Stock up on superfood this Easter to combat the oncoming slew of chocolate. Pineapple Express will be open all weekend long!
Bavarian Bier Café
Eagle Street Pier
Settle in for some Bavarian Easter festivities this year because Bavarian Bier Café will be open for business all weekend long.
Open all weekend, Little Loco will be serving up the goods from 7am to 2:30pm every day when it comes to much needed waffles and coffee.
The perfect Easter Sunday outing for the fam has to be at Sirromet Wines. There will be wine and cheese for the adults, and ice cream and a special visit from the Easter Bunny for the kids!
Stop by Saturday to Monday 8am – 12pm on the Easter weekend for some legendary Middle Eastern inspired breakfasts at the Naïm café.
Darling & Co
Amping up their Bellini Sundays, Darling & Co will be making this one special for Easter. With a delicious meal plus two hours of bottomless bellinis and live entertainment, this is definitely the place to be this Sunday. They will also be open for the entire long weekend.
At Sixes & Sevens
At Sixes & Sevens will be open all weekend for Easter, so grab some mates and order their legendary cocktails to share with a side of their unbelievable poutine.
Nest Restaurant & Bar
Nest Restaurant & Bar will be hosting high tea for two over the entire long weekend. Enjoy Chocolate filled doughnuts, cinnamon churros with chocolate sauce, triple chocolate cookies, and just about every other decadent chocolate dessert you could imagine.
Kettle & Tin
Kettle & Tin will be serving up a storm from Saturday to Monday this Easter weekend.
If you are looking for a luxe Good Friday, you can’t go past Tocco Italiano. They will be serving up an eight course degustation dinner from the minds of two Michelin Star winning chefs.
Burned Easter lunch and need a quality pub meal to save you? Archive Beer Boutique and Bistro will be open from 12pm Saturday to Monday to save your weekend.
Legendary Bacchus will be serving up a seven course degustation to get you in the mood for Easter on Good Friday and Saturday.
Open on Easter Sunday for brunch, the Marriott will be serving up live tunes, mimosas, and fresh baked hot cross buns.
Victoria Park Bar & Bistro
Open from Good Friday to Easter Sunday, Victoria Park Bar & Bistro has released a spectacular chocolate menu just for Easter. Prepare for rocky road waffles and hot cross muffins people!
Soleil Pool Bar
Unfortunately, Soleil Pool Bar will be closed on Friday and Monday, but you can lounge by the pool Saturday and Sunday with a cocktail in one hand and Easter egg in the other.
Trendy little café Seven South will be open all long weekend, stop by for one of their legendary brekkys.
Eleven Rooftop Bar
Live the highlife this Easter Saturday and Sunday at the ever-so-stylish Eleven Rooftop Bar.
The Yiros Shop
Yiros and honey puffs all weekend long at The Yiros Shop!
The Defiant Duck
The Defiant Duck will be open for the entirety of the long weekend with their Long Weekend Eggstravaganza. They are running plenty of deals over the four day stint, including 50c wings on Saturday and two cocktails and tacos for $20 – score!
Spend your Easter weekend eating delicious Spanish Tapas at Ole. Sangria and tapas? Gracias Ole!
Paw Paw Café
Paw Paw Café will be open all weekend long except Friday night, giving you plenty of opportunities to stuff your face full of their top notch food and drink.
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