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Got the fever for FIFA 2018? Can’t make the trip to Russia in June to watch the matches live?

Well, don’t just stand on the sidelines – you can still experience the Soccer World Cup live and loud right here at The Pineapple Hotel!

We’re not fouling around here; we’re keeping the Lounge Bar and Park Bar open ‘til late this soccer season for your viewing pleasure! Feel like you’re right in the action by scoring a seat right in front of our big screens, to see home-grown stars like Tim Cahill go up against France’s Hugo Lloris or Denmark’s Simon Kjær.

The games we’ll be screening are:

Friday 15th June Egypt vs Uruguay 10pm (Lounge Bar)
Saturday 16th June France vs Australia 8pm (Park Bar)
Tuesday 19th June Colombia vs Japan 10pm (Lounge Bar)
Wednesday 20th June Portugal vs Morocco 10pm (Lounge Bar)
Thursday 21st June Denmark vs Australia 10pm (Lounge Bar)
Friday 22nd June Brazil vs Costa Rica 10pm (Lounge Bar)

So, kick back and relax at The Pineapple Hotel this soccer season – our live and loud screening experience is the ultimate game changer.

State of Origin at The Pineapple Hotel

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State of Origin at The Pineapple Hotel

Let’s Go Queensland!

Mark July 11th in your calendars folks – when it comes to where to watch Game Two of State of Origin, our designated sports hub, the Park Bar, is the place to be.

Feel like you’re right in the action watching the likes of Billy Slater and Will Chambers score try after try and the Maroons leads us to victory live from our big screens.

We might have lost the series, but we can still win this game! Here’s to making recent retiree Cameron Smith proud!

Whether you’re a Blues fan or Queenslander through and through – everyone’s a winner at the Pineapple Hotel.

Every game this year will start at 8.00pm, including the Sunday one.


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Helping some of Queensland’s best oarsmen achieve their sporting dreams? We’ll drink to that!

On Saturday, June 16th from 6.30pm onwards, The Pineapple Hotel are holding the ultimate cocktail party to help raise funds to fly three young Australian boys to Prague for 2018’s World Rowing Championships!

Isaac Schmidt. Miller Rowe. Logan Ullrich.

These are your champions!

All three boys commenced their athletic career in the GPS School-boy rowing programs, specifically Brisbane Grammar for Miller and Logan, and St. Joseph’s Nudgee College for Isaac.

With an aim to raise $13, 350 for travel, accommodation, and seat registration expenses, rest assured we’ll be keeping our yummy cocktails and the good times flowing all night long! A silent auction and raffle winnings will also be up for grabs during the night.

Can’t make it our event? You can still support the boys by donating to their GoFundMe page here: https://www.gofundme.com/rwpqcg-juniors-rowing-for-australia

Where: The Pineapple Hotel
When: Saturday 16th June
Time: 6.30pm arrival for a 7.00pm start
Pricing: $45 for adult ǀ $25 for child


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Feel like giving back this sports season? Then have a lion’s share of The Pineapple Hotel’s Lionheart fundraising luncheon this Friday, June 8!

Join Brisbane Lions players Luke Hodge and Dayne Beam for a roar of a time, all the while raising funds for the Hyundai Help For Kids Lions Academy, a charity organisation dedicated to developing young Queenslanders to achieve their footy dreams. A fabulous auction and raffle winnings will also be up for grabs on the day.

With tickets earning guests a sumptuous three-course lunch and premium beverages, not to mention that warm fuzzy feeling that comes from contributing to a good cause, this is one lunch and charity event that you’ll definitely want to back! Reserve your seat by filling out our booking form here.

We hope to see you there!


Where: The Pineapple Hotel

When: Friday 8 June 2018

Time: 12.00pm arrival for 12.30pm seating

Tickets: $1,500 for a table of ten


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We’re not sure about you guys, but we at The Pineapple Hotel have been crying manly tears over our tinnies and signed NRL footballs since the news came in that beloved Maroons captain Cameron Smith has retired from the game, effective immediately.

After an impressive 42 origins and 56 games for Australia, this Storms player is hanging up his jersey for good and leaves the rest of Queensland devastated ahead of 2018’s State of Origin’s first game on June 6.

Who’s going to lead us to victory against the cockroaches? What does this spell for the Melbourne Storms? Does this mean Billy ‘the Kid’ Slater will finally outgrow his nickname and step up as captain of the team?

Alas, while we can’t answer these existential footy questions, what we can do is help you soak up those tears with a delicious meal and quality brew at the Park Bar, our designated space for everything sports-related, including live screenings of Brisbane’s most-anticipated NRL games.

From 5.00pm onward, go from sad to glad with our quality pizzas, whose brilliant $12 price tag on TGIF (just in time for Friday Night Footy) will have you smiling from ear to ear. Also popular on Friday nights (and every other night actually) is our main menu’s sticky pork ribs tossed in chili soy, which pairs perfectly with a pale ale or two from the bar.

And to complete the healing process? Join us on Game Day (Wednesday, June 6th) to watch the first State of Origin match live and loud on our screens as the new generation of Queensland Maroons works hard to make Cam Smith proud.

We know this bad news is hard to tackle… but now’s the time to try.

To keep up-to-date with all our screenings, keep tabs on our sports calendar here.

ANZAC Day Footy

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ANZAC Day Footy
Don’t have plans for the public holiday coming up? No worries, the Piney has you covered!
Showing three games of footy back to back, what better way than to spend your day off kicking your feet back and chugging down a ​few beverages?
Each game will be played live and loud so grab your mates and head down this Anzac Day!
Essendon vs. Collingwood
GAME 2: 
Dragons vs. Roosters
GAME 3: 
Storm vs. Warriors
Don’t be boring and watch it at home alone, with kick off from 3.20pm get down with your mates for a pub favourite and beer!

Mum’s the word at The Pineapple Hotel

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Mum’s the word at The Pineapple Hotel

Dreading that last-minute dash for flowers and a card? One-up last year’s plans and surprise mum with a Pineapple Hotel breakfast, lunch, or dinner this Mother’s Day!


This Sunday 13 May, treat mum to a Big Breakfast of eggs, bacon, chipolatas, mushroom, spinach, grilled tomatoes, hash browns and toast (all the good stuff!) for only $20!

Or if mum’s far from an early riser (she’s done enough of those during school drop-offs), bring her by for lunch or dinner instead.

In addition, Mum will also receive FREE chocolates and complimentary bubbles on arrival! The Pineapple Hotel will also be giving one lucky mum a hamper on the day; so give yours the chance to win by booking a Mother’s Day breakfast, lunch, or dinner today.

 Go on, give mother dearest the gift she’s really craving this Mother’s Day.

Spots are limited – book now before they run out!

Call (07) 3393 1111 or email Geraldine to book at [email protected]com.au.

Breakfast: 8am – 10am

View breakfast Menu 

Lunch: 11am – 4pm

Dinner: 5pm – 8pm

Wedding Trend 2018: Tiny Weddings

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In 2017 everyone was talking about ‘Tiny Houses’. In 2018 it’s all about ‘tiny weddings’. With House and general living costs at an all-time high, couples have more important things to spend their money on then giant over the top weddings, which is why tiny weddings are the trend of the moment. Just because your wedding is small, doesn’t mean it isn’t still a dream come true. Here is why you should consider having a ‘tiny wedding’ in 2018.


Cutting Down The Guest List

When it comes to organising a guest list for a tiny wedding you are going to have to carefully consider every guest. It’s not about who ‘isn’t’ invited but who really needs to be there. Try not to let anyone affect your guest list but your partner. Once your great great aunt beryl is invited it’s going to be hard to say no to anyone else.


Save for something special

Contrary to popular belief, not every little girl (or boy) dreams of a fairytale wedding. Some people simply want to find someone they love and spend the rest of their lives with them. Some people dream of owning a house or travelling the world. If you are one of these people, there is no reason you should spend your life savings on a wedding. There is nothing wrong with having your reception at a classic pub surrounded by those who matter to you most. Just because you don’t spend the big bucks doesn’t mean your day won’t be perfect. Plus you can use the money you saved for something that really means something to both of you.


Quality over quantity

When it comes to organising a wedding, Martha Stewart recommends you allocate 50% of the budget to the reception. It therefore stands to reason that the less guests you have, the more money you can spend on high-quality food, beverages, music and fun little details that make the experience special for everyone involved.


Spend More Time With Your Guests

You know when you go to a wedding and you only see the bride once because she is so busy chatting to each and every one of her guests? While some people might like playing host, many people actually want to have fun and relax on their wedding day, spend some time with their new husband or wife (shocker!), have a boogie or have a laugh with their good mates? At a smaller wedding the responsibility of the couple is lessened and they get to spend the night doing whatever they like. The pressure to perform is also lessened, your not on a stage but surrounded by your good friends and family who aren’t going to judge you if you get a little crazy on the dance floor.


Make it about the love

It sounds like stating the obvious, but weddings should be about celebrating love. Sometimes that message gets a little lost in the process of throwing a giant 200 person event. Strip things back to basics with a small wedding that actually allows you to spend time with your love after all you did just marry them.

The Big Bash 2017

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The Big Bash 2017
The Big Bash is rolling back for another entertainment packed set of matches. Are you ready Brisbane? We sure are!
Before you hit the stands, hit up the Piney for all your essential pre game bites and brews.
As you might know, we’re blessed with the gift of the gab… The Gabba and being ridiculously close to it, that is.
Our beloved Big Bash deserves a big cocktail to celebrate, so please welcome The Big ASH! With activated charcoal, ratu rum, pineapple, lime juice and agave over crushed ice, you’ll be bowled over in the best way possible.
The Bash bats off on Wednesday December 20 at 6:40pm.
Don’t miss out – spots are limited!
Other Big Bash dates include: 
Wednesday 27th December
Friday 5th January
Wednesday 10th January
Saturday 27th January
Call (07) 3393 1111 or email [email protected] to reserve your table.

Piney Grand Final Party this Long Weekend

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Two Grand Finals falling onto a long weekend? Yeah, we’re going to celebrate that. The Pineapple Hotel will be tackling one heck of an epic long weekend party, packed full of food, brews and Grand Final views.

The Piney will be kicking things off on September 30 for the AFL Grand Final. Starting nice and early at 11am, we’ll be serving a special AFL menu throughout the day, followed by drink specials and live entertainment!

The NFL Grand Final on October 1 will draw in a family friendly day, featuring a great kids menu before kick off at 6.30pm. Other offerings will include menu and drink specials spreading out over all areas of the Pineapple Hotel!

The third and final reason to celebrate this long weekend is Industry Day on October 2. The day rightfully celebrates hospitality and entertainment workers, encouraging all you legends to kick back and relax with some bevvies and good food – and that’s exactly what we’ll offer.