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Howard Smith Wharves

Brisbane’s newest lifestyle and entertainment destination

A Train Crossing A Bridge Over Water

Located beneath the iconic Story Bridge, Howard Smith Wharves is the ultimate riverside entertainment destination that celebrates the best of Brisbane.

Originally constructed in the 1930s, this historic space has been transformed into a thriving waterfront entertainment area, becoming the ultimate setting to eatdrinkplay and stay in Brisbane (psst - we mean with us!)

Experience the best of what Brisbane has to offer right on the river. Just a few steps from the Crystalbrook Vincent, you can sample locally-brewed schooners at famous Felons Brewing Co, relax on the lawn with fish and chips, enjoy the live tunes and electric eats at Felons Barrel Hall, or sip a spritz as the sun sets at Mr Percival’s. Howard Smith Wharves is also home to some of Brisbane's best restaurants, including GrecaYokoStanley, Polpetta and Ciao Papi.

Don't miss out on the latest happenings and pop-ups across the Wharves during your Brisbane stay.

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Howard Smith Wharves Restaurants

Everyone knows a holiday in Brisbane isn't complete without indulging in some of the best food the city - even the country - has to offer. After a long day of sightseeing, refill your energy at one of the many restaurants in Howard Smith Wharves that offer unique flavours and mouth-watering meals. 

Nothing is better than treating yourself to an authentic Italian feast. Polpetta is an Italian restaurant in Brisbane that has a lot of character and even bigger flavours. From the moment you walk in, you're under a spell of fresh and enticing smells, and an atmosphere that brings a little bit of Roma to your table. Located under the famous Story bridge, get away from the hustle and bustle of busy city life and treat yourself to an Italian inspired breakfast or dinner. 

Brisbane is known for its entertaining and unique nightlife; so experience it on another level at one of Brisbane's best rooftop bars. Escape to a chic oasis under the stars and watch the world go by with a signature cocktail at Fiume Rooftop Bar. Perfect for sharing with friends, family or a special someone, Fiume's bar menu is filled with delicious savoury bites that are sustainably sourced and pair perfectly with its stellar cocktails and wine list. 

Whether you're looking for a relaxing brekkie before exploring the sights or need to unwind at night with a drink or five, Howard Smith Wharves has it all. 

Howard Smith Wharves Events

Howard Smith Wharves provides the perfect platform and inspiring location for special events. The natural beauty of its surrounding elements – the cliffs, heritage-listed buildings, bridge and riverfront location – create the ultimate oasis for all types of events just moments from Brisbane's bustling city centre.

Not only is Howard Smith Wharves the dream location for summer celebrations, but it provides the perfect Riverfire vantage point and is the best spot in Brisbane to ring in the New Year.

Whether a riverside wedding, festive celebration, business conference, music concert or art exhibition, Howard Smith Wharves is home to some of the best event venues in Brisbane.  Crystalbrook Vincent's three event and conference spaces are spacious and flexible, with gorgeous natural lighting, spellbinding views and state-of-the-art connectivity that can host up to 150 guests seamlessly - perfect for any event.

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