Brisbane Powerhouse, Brisbane

4.5
Brisbane Powerhouse is Queensland’s home for contemporary culture, a magnificent power station of the 1920s reborn as an arts centre on the Brisbane River.

With over 1,250 performances and events each year, we are one of the busiest arts venues in the Asia-Pacific region. We offer a year-round program featuring events across music, comedy, Writers+Ideas, dance, film, visual arts, cabaret, circus, and theatre.
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  • always something going on there. most tickets to events are reasonably priced. there is also free events like sunday afternoons. we have been to a variety of perforamance there and because the prices ...  more »
  • Great night with friends. Livery night sitting next to the river catching up with friends. Food that was order was excellent and plentiful. Service was great.  more »
  • The powerhouse is a great venue with a variety of performances. It is easy to get to, though a car park can be hard. My recommendation is to go by ferry. It is a quick and easy walk from the terminal.  more »
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  • Not a museum! Having heard of the Sydney Powerhouse museum, I assumed this was one too. However it’s a theatre house for comedy and plays etc. A really beautiful building in a wonderful setting. The riverfront has a bar and cafe which is open to the public along the walkway. The building itself is a historical brick warehouse, converted in an industrial way, retaining a lot of charm. Original graffiti remains in the walls and there is a grand feeling of space. It’s beautifully lit and designed. The location is easy to access too.
  • "Proud Mary" - Friendly, efficient staff. Food very well presented, quick service and value for money. A happy environment amongst fellow patrons. Appeared to be pet friendly.
  • One of my favourite event spaces in Brisbane. The outlook over the river on a sunny (or overcast) day is second to none. Great atmosphere for afternoon drinks and the restaurant is 💯
  • The powerhouse has a wonderful position on the beautiful Brisbane River. For a nice quick meal before a show with one of their most amazing pizzas. Go to the upstairs bar and find a table on the balcony. It's a really nice experience for lunch or dinner. Downstairs is wonderful to, however I prefer the upstairs bar before sunset. Staff are very helpful and kind.
  • Great customer service. Beautiful food (risotto and gnocchi) in the restaurant. Only thing to fault was the lift not working for disabled but did their best to help. Went to a play in the Visy Theatre. Small but intimate. Enjoyed it very much.
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