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Your Guide To What’s On This Week

Got nothing planned for the week? Sick of staying in every weekend? We’ve got you covered. These 5 events will definitely motivate you to get out of those trackies and outside into the real world! Royal Queensland Show Brisbane Showgrounds...

5 Must-Haves At This Year’s Night Noodle Market

The Night Noodle Market is back and better than ever with over 20 different Asian cuisine stalls! From 25 July to 5 August these delicious food stalls will grace the edge of Brisbane River. It’s totally free to enter and...

Your Guide To What’s On This Week

Brisbane’s famed Night Noodle Markets return, and the Queensland Film Festival goes into full throttle this week, with many other events happening across the city that will be sure to entertain everyone no matter their taste. Read ahead to find out...

Your Guide To What’s On This Week

Winter blues started to really hit you? Bored out of your brains re-watching a terrible series on Netflix? We’ve found some events which will definitely make you want to get out of your house! Think a menu dedicated to truffles,...

Your Guide To What’s On This Week

Food, films, and the beach. Is that not just a trio made in heaven? That’s exactly what Brisbane has got lined up for this week – separately, though, not together (although that would be amazing). Studio Ghibli Festival 175 Elizabeth...

The Healthy Takeout Spots in Brisbane’s Inner City You Need to Know About

Can’t be bothered cooking dinner after a big day of work (or laying around home)? On a health kick? We’ve got your dinner covered with 5 of the best healthy takeaway options in Brisbane’s CBD! It’s Mirchi 284 Given Terrace,...

Your Guide to What’s On This Week

This week in Brisbane it’s all about the entertainment and the food. From experience your own version of night at the museum to deciding who has the best burger in Brisbane- there will surely be something on this week to...

Your Guide To What’s On This Week

A multitude of events are happening this June in Brisbane, and just in time before the weather starts dropping. Making sure you’ll stay warm long through this June is the Briz-Chilli Fest, praising all the virtues of hot and spicy...

Your Guide To What’s On This Week

The start of winter doesn’t have to mean going into hibernation, especially in Brisbane this week! With alcohol, desserts and art, what more could you want to fill your week? Read on to plan your week ahead – it’s going...

Best bars to watch State of Origin away from the crowds

It’s that time of year again when Queenslander’s go a little crazy, faces are painted and beers are chugged – and that’s all on a Wednesday night. The yearly Blue and Maroon frenzy is about to start whether your interested...

Celebrate National Cheese Day With Free Pasta From This Italian Restaurant

June 4th marks International Cheese Day (yes that is a thing) and King Street’s Il Verde has created the cheese lovers heaven. Brisbane cheese lovers can unite this holiday with Il Verde putting on, not one, but two celebrations. For...

An Inner-city pop up Igloo & Vodka bar is Here!

As the weather is cooling down it’s time to embrace the cold. Take in the city views from Customs House’s winter wonderland pop-up Arctic Bar. Partnering with luxury vodka brand Belvedere, Arctic by Custom House have decked out their famous...

This Classic Pub is Serving up 1KG Steaks in Brisbane

When an Australian hears the words “corner hotel” it’s not uncommon for an image of an elderly tradie anchored to a dated bar stool by his own beer belly to sprout into mind. But clearly these Australians are yet to...

We’ve Found Brisbane’s Best Views at this Sky-high Restaurant

A popular tourist destination that is continuously surpassing customers’ expectations with their diverse menu and impeccable service. Summit Restaurant and Bar, located just 7km out of Brisbane city boasts style and class, a must see for all visitors and locals....

The Best Cafes To Get Work Done

Put your books in a bag and grab your car keys, folks – we’re changing things up. If you’re sick of the same old dingy desk, the same boring white walls and bland office ceiling, don’t fret – we’ve got...

Brisbane’s Most Eccentric Themed Bars

Sick of the same old bars? Have an event or birthday coming up and want it themed for you? Check out some of these Brisbane bars offering a quirky setting for your next get-together or night out! Battery Station  1/608...

Top 5 Doggo-Friendly Cafes

Visiting delicious brunch spots and cafes with exquisite coffee is always an enjoyable pastime. With a group of your nearest and dearest in tow, this experience couldn’t possibly get any better, right? Wrong. I’ve got three words for you: Dog....

Top 5 Brunch Cafes in Brisbane

One word that makes us utterly, completely and wholeheartedly happy is BRUNCH. Everything from ordering 2 coffees in one sitting, chatting with the rest of The Brunch Club (yes, that’s our squad name) and snapping up those Insta-worthy dishes, is...

Beat your NYD Hangover

No one wants to start the New Year seedy and hungover, so we’ve found and tested a few hangover cures that work for us and will hopefully work for you too! PREPARE YOUR BODY!  Before you leave to go to...

10 Do’s and Don’ts for New Years Eve

We’ve come up with some simple do’s and don’ts for New Years Eve so you can have a sparkling night and enjoy all the festivities (minus any embarrassing moments… we hope). Time to enjoy all the food and drinks before...

12 Things Christmas Workers Don’t Want you to Know

It’s all smiles and pleasantries when you walk through the shop door, but behind closed doors, there are just some things retail and hospitality workers would never say to your face. HOWEVER, we’d like to divulge those secrets today and...

6 Office Party Venues Based on Your Boss’ Personality

It’s finally time to start thinking about your end of year team party! What a year it has been. But how do you know where to go? Well, it all depends on what type of boss you have… We’ve done...

Six Tips For An Epic Office Christmas Party

So you’re in charge of the office Christmas party this year? No pressure – just your boss and everyone you work with judging you. At Hidden City Secrets, we are the king of planning parties and picking the perfect venue,...

Where to spend Melbourne Cup

November has quickly approached us once again. It’s time to dress to impress, place your responsible bets and grab a pint of beer for each hand because the Melbourne Cup season has arrived. Struggling to decide where to venture and...

Father’s Day: Where To Go For Lunch

HCS is providing a social courtesy and letting you know that Father’s Day is literally right around the corner. No, don’t freak out. We can help you with the planning of a special lunch with the family but you’re on...

Top 5 Bars in Brisbane

It may not be the start of summer just yet, but here in Brisbane, we don’t have really have much of a winter season, right? Sunny days and clear blue skies are ahead and have never really left. So it’s...

Where To Dine In Brisbane

Looking for a relaxing dining destination but can’t seem to get away from the hustle from your busy lifestyle? Wanting to save up for a car that you’ve been eagerly wanting? Don’t want to spend your entire paycheck in one...

Have A Tipple At Embassy Craft Beer Bar

As the first established craft beer bar in the Brisbane CBD, the Embassy Bar projects a sophisticated getaway from the hustle and bustle with its vintage outlook, exposed brick walls and industrial styling. The menu is created by Hatted chef...

What Your Drink Says About You

I’m the first to admit I have been almost all of these drinkers at one point or another. I can only imagine what the bartender thought of me when I was ordering Vodka Redbulls as a fresh 18 year old,...

Mother’s Day: Where To Go In Brisbane

Don’t be a bore this Mother’s Day and do the usual card, chocolate and flowers for mum. Instead, get mum excited, dolled up and ready for a lovely breakfast, lunch or dinner – with the inclusion of a few glasses...

Function Rooms Gold Coast & Venues for Hire

Function Venues & Rooms for Venue Hire Gold Coast   Gold Coast isn’t called the sunshine state for no reason – boasting Australia’s best weather all year round the Gold Coast is the perfect place to host all manners of...

The Do’s And Don’ts of Hosting Your Own Event

You may have an upcoming birthday, anniversary, wedding or even a corporate function that requires some major levels of planning, organisation and creative flair. Now, we know you’re no superhero who can multi-task the grueling processes of hosting your own...

10 Things Only Hospitality Workers Will Understand

Every industry has its perils and share of cretins that employees have to deal with on a daily basis. Whether you work at a bank, in a law firm, in retail, in a school or as a dog walker, there are...

What Not To Do At Your Christmas Party

If you haven’t read it yet, make sure you check out our article detailing the Red Flags of Christmas Venues. Provided the venue checks out on those, then let’s take the next step and go through some of the classic...

Signs Your Xmas Party Venue Isn’t Quite Right

Everyone loves a good Chrissie party and rightly so. But you have to be equal parts excited and wary. Let’s take a classic office party as an example. Firstly, you have to consider who in the office organised it. Maybe...

A Festival All About Community

RedFest is an annual music and cultural festival held in Cleveland, just 25 minutes east of Brisbane on the magnificent Moreton Bay. From the 2 – 4th of September, Redland Showgrounds is transformed into a thriving community of its own,...

Shows Galore in Brisbane

Two of the best shows going around are finally heading up north later this year, so make sure you don’t miss out on either of these extraordinary spectacles. Singin’ In the Rain The word ‘rain’ usually doesn’t have people jumping for...

The Mastery of Cindy Sherman At QAGOMA

Cindy Sherman may not be a household name here in Australia, but once you learn about this renowned New York photographer’s history and motivations, you will soon become fascinated and enthralled by her work. QAGOMA is the only Australian venue...

Prepare To Be WU-ed

Brisbane’s iconic waterfront precinct, Eagle Street Pier, has an impressive offering of world-class dining options that share unrivaled views of the Brisbane River. Hosting acclaimed restaurants such as Matt Moran’s ARIA, Il Centro, Cha Cha Char and Saké Restaurant &...

The Woolly Mammoth is alive

It’s too bad that mammoth’s are extinct, because I have a feeling that they would feel a great deal of privilege having this ultra-cool alehouse in Brisbane named after them. It’s a beautiful fusion of all things good in the...

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Fortitude Valley’s New Price Consort Rules All on its Own

A consort generally refers to the companion of a reigning monarch – but in this case, The Prince Consort rules all on its own. This stunning historical pub in the heart of Fortitude Valley is a heritage listed dream venue that’s been recently renovated and is ready for you to explore. Tilley &

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Brisbane’s Top 50+ Function Venues

Need a venue to host your next function? Look no further than our list of the top 50+ Function Venues & Rooms for Venue Hire in Brisbane. We’ve got all the best hot spots, from rooftop spaces to hidden basement bars. Eagles Nest  21 Lambert St, Kangaroo Point QLD 4169, Australia Are you aft

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Get Ex’Stein’ted – Beer Fest is coming to Brisbane

Do you have a lager than life personality? Don’t have a six pack but bring a six pack to every party? Not into crafts but into craft beer? Well get ready for the pitcher perfect weekend, Fresh from Melbourne, for the first time; BeerFest is coming to Brisbane. Saturday the 14th of March, BeerFest hi

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