Buckle up, Brisbanites—it’s Super Bowl time! If you thought the NRL grandfinal was a big deal, you ain’t seen nothing yet. Our American cousins take their NFL pretty seriously; who else can boast Beyonce performing at half time, Pepsi dropping a couple of mil on a 30 second add and plenty of sporting prowess?
With 2016 bringing in the big 5-0 for Super Bowl, this year’s game is said to be bigger and better than ever. With plenty of venues broadcasting the game live from San Fran, California, we’ve got your Monday morning game plan sorted!
Catch all of the hard-hitting action from 9am at The Fox Hotel, South Brisbane. With beers, burgers and buckets of Bud, The Fox is a top spot to catch the Super bowl live and loud on the big screen. Did we mention 1kg of chicken wings for $10… umm what?!
If you’re keen for an early start, the Flying Cock is kicking off its Super bowl action in Fortitude Valley at 8.30am. The hearty Americana-style brunch spread that’s on offer at the Cockhouse is epic! Think waffles with the lot; ice cream, bacon, whipped cream and maple syrup or the ultimate breaky wrap with scrambled eggs, hash brown, sausage and BBQ sauce. Need we say more?
Bavarian Bier Café
A firm favourite for their German beer, the Bavarian Bier Café is channelling their inner Americano to sort you out for an unforgettable Super Bowl Monday. With a free American iced coffee on arrival plus chicken wings, burgers and hotdogs on the menu, this Eagle Street Pier haunt will definitely make you late for work this Monday morning.
The Regatta Hotel
Never one to miss a chance to party, firm Brissy favourite The Regatta Hotel will have you well and truly warmed up by the time the game kicks off at 9:30am. The Toowong icon will be open from 6:30am for breakfast and have all your favourite American beers on ice. If you haven’t managed to score the morning off work and you’re too scared to pull a sickie, visit The Regatta over the weekend for their American inspired specials… those chilli cheese fries are calling my name!
In the heart of the CBD, stop in at the Guilty Rogue for a cheeky beer or two from 9.30am and catch all the action live on all their screens. With ½kg of wings and a Bud for $12, plus plenty of brekkie and lunch specials to boot, those two beers may turn into a few more!
Story Bridge Hotel
Fresh off the back of their Australia Day Cockroach races, The Story Bridge Hotel brings the next biggest sporting competition to Kangaroo Point. With their Main Street Café open from 6.30am for breakfast, you can catch all the hard hits around the entire venue from 9.30am.
The Morrison Hotel
Famous for it’s delectable steaks, The Morrison Hotel will be switching it up from it’s normal menu so you can shamelessly feast on as much American food as your heart desires. Doors to the South Bank establishment will open from 9:30am with food and beer from 10am. If you’re there before the bar opens, The Morrison will sort you with coffee or juice to get you started!
Treasury Hotel & Casino
Join the Treasury Hotel crew in the LiveWire bar for the Super Bowl’s 50th anniversary celebrations. Celebrating all day long, pop in for a short time or stay for a long time as the Treasury dishes up all American beers thanks to Budweiser and a football inspired menu. For a VIP experience, book a table and enjoy being waited on hand and foot so you don’t miss a minute of the action. Reckon you can convince your boss to chalk it up as a team building day?
South Side Diner
One of our favourite old school diners is bringing all the Super Bowl action to you from their Southbank abode. With USA inspired goodies on their regular menu, the South Side Diner are well versed in what’s required to make it feel like you’re in San Fran. Open from 8am with a $10 beer and hot dog deal as well as free bacon and eggs before the game, South Side Diner have your game day Monday sorted.
Embassy Craft Beer Bar
Boasting two 100inch projectors, 2 huge plasma screens and epic surround sound, you’ll be able to catch the game from every angle of the Embassy Craft Beer Bar in Brisbane’s CBD. Don’t let the name fool you, The Embassy will be mixing up some pretty extraordinary breakfast cocktails once their doors open at 8am. It a liquid brekkie isn’t your thing, jump on The Embassy’s $25 breakfast and drink deal to start your day the right way.
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