What’s Open In Brisbane This Easter Long Weekend

By Alice Lane
23rd Mar 2016

whats open in brisbane this easter long weekend

As another Easter long weekend rolls around, it’s time to prepare yourself for the traditional food coma, celebratory bevvies, family time, over indulging in hot cross buns and of course the chocolate!

If you’re lucky enough to be staying in town for the four-day long weekend, we’ve got you covered. All our faves, literally, have come to the party, and are here to help celebrate the long weekend with you. Here’s what’s open this Easter long weekend in Brisbane. Hop to it!

The Regatta Hotel 


The Regatta Hotel will be dishing up live music, delicious food, cold drinks and good vibes this Easter long weekend. Kicking off on Thursday afternoon with Easter cocktails and chocolate fondue, you’ll be dancing until late. Friday sees the Regatta host their Good Friday Seafood Luncheon. With a four-course meal and three hour beverage package including Moet, you better snap your ticket up quick.

Sake Restaurant & Bar 

Brisbane CBD

Japanese restaurant Sake is open all long weekend for lunch and dinner, from 12pm each day. 

The Charming Squire 

South Bank 

Open all Easter long weekend, The Charming Squire is ready and waiting to ply you with your favourite craft beers and cider.

Moose & Gibson 


Moose & Gibson are open all weekend long serving up your favourite breaky, brunch and lunch options. Be sure to get in before 12pm on Friday and Monday as our friends at Moose & Gibson tend to give themselves a little early mark on Public Holidays!

Todd & Pup


Southsiders rejoice, Moorooka favourite Todd & Pup is open this Saturday and Sunday from 7am-12pm.

The Fox 

South Brisbane

Open as usual this Saturday and Monday, Easter Sunday will see The Fox present “I’m in Love with the Cocoa”, a Soho Sunday unlike any other. Did we mention there will be Nutella vodka? Better hop to it and get those tickets quick!

Pineapple Express


Superfood cafe, Pineapple Express have launched a new espresso bowl just in time for Easter! Both their Hamilton and James Street stores will be open all long weekend so there is plenty of opportunity for you to have a guilt free taste test!

Bavarian Bier Café 

Eagle Street Pier

The Bavarian Bier Cafe is set to deliver a long weekend of feasting and festivities this Easter.  Enjoy drinks and German fare by the river this Easter long weekend at Bavarian Bier Café, where the doors are open from 11am until late all weekend.

Little Loco

New Farm

Little Loco will be open all long weekend for all your breakfast and Insta-worthy milkshake needs!

Shouk Café


Middle-Eastern inspired Shouk Café in Paddington, will be open this Saturday and Sunday in their Paddington haunt ready to satisfy your breaky cravings!

At Sixes & Sevens 

Fortitude Valley

At Sixes and Sevens, will be opened Saturday to Monday this Easter long weekend. The best thing about a Sunday session At Sixes and Sevens? No work on Monday!

Kettle & Tin 


Paddo favourite Kettle & Tin have cooled down after last weekend’s chilli cook off and will be opened every day of the Easter long weekend.


West End

Archive is closed on Good Friday (boo) but open the rest of the weekend (yay!). Open from 11am Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, craft beers and great pub food await you.

Lychee Lounge 

West End

West End locals, you’ll be pleased to know that Lychee Lounge will be open this Easter long weekend. Lychee will be serving up their usual delicious menu and good times Easter Saturday and Sunday, so get your fix from 3pm till late!

Alfred & Constance 

Fortitude Valley

Urban List favourite, Alfred & Constance know how to party and are gearing up for a big four days this Easter long weekend. With a special ‘Feaster’ Sunday 3-course lunch, fresh hot-cross buns and plenty of chocolate fun, A&C will have you in the Easter spirit in no time!

Soleil Pool Bar

South Bank

With punch bowls and Easter eggs at the ready, there’s nowhere else you’d rather be lounging this Easter Sunday than Soleil Pool Bar.

Seven South


If you haven’t had a chance to check out Yeronga’s newest café, Seven South will be open for breakfast this Good Friday or breakfast and lunch this Saturday and Monday.


Stones Corner

Stones Corner hidden gem, Belaroma is brewing coffee and dishing up delicious fare all Easter long weekend. Coeliac’s rejoice, their menu has you more than covered!

Eleven Rooftop Bar

Fortitude Valley

Get the squad together for epic rooftop drinks this Easter Saturday and Sunday at Eleven.

Limes Rooftop Bar

Fortitude Valley

High above the bustling Alfred Street precinct, Limes Bar is always up for a party and this Easter Sunday is no exception. Open from 3pm til late, with guest DJ’s and Easter specials, Limes is the perfect spot to catch the sunset this long weekend. 

The Yiros Shop 

South Brisbane, Fortitude Valley, Newmarket

Get your Greek fix this Easter at The Yiros Shop, serving up yiros and honey puffs all weekend long.


South Bank

For deliciously authentic Spanish tapas and a thirst quenching jug of sangria, Ole will be open from 11am until late all Easter long weekend. For a special Easter treat, why not stop by for breakfast on Sunday from 8am!

e’cco Bistro 


If cooking a feast for the family this Easter Sunday doesn’t appeal to you, let e’cco Bistro do all the hard work. With a special 3-course Easter luncheon, guests will enjoy pan fried local prawns, ham hock, spiced lamb shoulder and delectable desserts. My mouth is watering already!  

Buffalo Bar 


If you’re in the mood for food this Easter weekend, head to American restaurant Buffalo Bar on Saturday or Sunday from 12-10pm. With 18 different varieties of buffalo wings as well as an outdoor craft beer garden, you will be well fed and watered.

Paw Paw Café 


Woolloongabba fave, Paw Paw Café is opened all Easter long weekend for breakfast, brunch and lunch and of course their famous Coco Whip!

Image credit: Ren Behan

Wondering what else to do this long weekend? Check out our article Where To Spend Your Easter Long Weekend.

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