Things are brewing at the Pineapple Hotel…

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The Pineapple Hotel has been a Brissie favourite since 1864, and through renovations, additions, and new generations, we’ve been the spot for those fight night beers, pre-footy feeds, and brewtiful Sunday sessions in the Park Bar.

It’s time to get excited, Brisbane, because a whole new adventure is brewing at the Piney!

Hop, drop and roll as we unveil the brand new Helsby Ale House, a craft beer bar set to launch at the Pineapple Hotel later in August.

Trust us, with its extensive range of boutique craft brews, a visit’s good for what ales you.

July Live Music Schedule

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Saturday July 1st – Chris Arede

Saturday July 8th– Steve Williamson

Saturday July 15th– Kane Cahill

Saturday July 22nd – Kane Cahill

Saturday July 29th – Chris Arede


Call (07) 3393 1111 for information.

Ashes at the Gabba

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Ashes at the Gabba

World’s Greatest Shave Cocktail Fundraiser

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Wine, dine and do your bit for charity when local legend Tanya Drewitt Buckley dares to bare in this year’s World’s Greatest Shave.

Join us on Saturday 23 April from 7pm for a fun filled evening of bubbles, canapés, live music and a VIP guest speaker, as Tanya gears up to be brave and shave for a worthy cause.

Grab your ticket today! There’s never been a better excuse to show your support for the Leukaemia Foundation by celebrating at your favourite local, the Pineapple Hotel.

Email [email protected] to secure your spot.

Who: Tanya Drewitt Buckley

What: World’s Greatest Shave

When: Saturday 23 April

Where: Plantation Room, Pineapple Hotel

How Much: $20pp

Poster Cocktail Function (1)

Brisbane’s Melbourne Cup Venue 2015

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Brisbane’s Melbourne Cup Venue 2015

Please note bookings for this event are now closed. Sign up for our mailing list to be first to hear about other upcoming events and deals.


It’s the race that stops the nation, so why stay cooped up in the office crowded around an old radio when you could be spending Australia’s favourite race day the right way, with a drink in your hand? Just to help you make up your mind, our team have come up with the top four reasons why Brisbane’s best Melbourne Cup venue is The Pineapple hotel.


The Food:

Ditch the boring sandwich platter and get yourself a proper spread at Brisbane’s best Melbourne Cup destination. For just $99pp you and your colleagues can enjoy three hours of food and beverages with our decadent three course menu. Select from classics like our “Old School” tiger prawn cocktail, oysters served three ways or tender Bangalow Farm pork belly with caramelised apples.


Then indulge yourself with crispy skinned Atlantic salmon served with a zesty citrus salad or our take on a retro chicken supreme with premium corn-fed chicken, charred asparagus and crispy pancetta. Or are you in the mood for something a bit heartier? Choose from either a 250gm Rangers Valley eye fillet or a 300gm Southern Gippsland grass-fed rib fillet, served with double-cream mash and crispy beer battered onion rings. Then top it all off with a great selection of chocolates and petit fours to share (if you have any room left that is).


The Fashion:

It just wouldn’t be race day without the glitz and glamour of Fashions on the Field, and since you can’t make it Flemington, we’ll bring a little piece of Flemington to you. Dust off your fascinator and get dolled up in your race day finest to win yourself some goodies, we’ll be handing out awards for the best dressed punters all day.


Full Live coverage:

Usually spending Melbourne Cup in Brisbane means crowding around that old crackly office radio, straining to catch the results over the sound of Greg from IT shouting “come on number 8!” (even though he’s backed number 7). Take the stress out the equation and catch all the action live as it unfolds in high definition on our jumbo screen. Our round-the-clock broadcast is the next best thing to actually being there.


TAB on site:

Forget the boring old office-pool, take part in our sweeps and you could win yourself a stack of cash (or at least enough to shout a round for those poor sods who backed a donkey). Or have you got a hot tip under your cap? No need to rush to the bookies, we’ve got our very TAB on-site open from 12pm so you can turn that fancy into a flutter. It’s just another great reason why the Pineapple Hotel is Brisbane’s best Melbourne Cup destination.


So whether it’s a girl’s day out, an office outing or the perfect excuse to take that long lunch you’ve always wanted, don’t take a gamble on anywhere else, we have everything you need to make your Melbourne Cup in Brisbane a sure bet.


Be the first out of the gate: click here to secure your spot!

21st Birthday Venue in Brisbane: Make the most of your party

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21st Birthday Venue in Brisbane: Make the most of your party

21st birthdays are always a milestone – you’re considered a ‘real’ adult (because we all know 18 doesn’t count), can drink legally all over the world, and you have the chance to host the party of the year. You spend your days lusting over Pinterest displays, deciding on details from the balloon colourings to the candy stations, you’ve nailed down your outfit and invited your entire Facebook friends list, but what you really want is for your party to be memorable. So, here are a three ways the Pineapple Hotel can jazz up your event, and make it one that you, your friends and family will be talking about for years to come.

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Try a Themed Birthday Party

Party like it’s 1990 with a themed birthday party based on your birth year! (Or, of course, any other theme of your choosing – animal onsies anyone?) Nothing gets people into the mood to party like lowering their insecurities with a few drinks and a funny costume. Whether you’re hosting a small function for your closest friends and family at the Park Bar, or throwing a big birthday bash in the Plantation Room, a theme will set the mood and give your guests a talking point.

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Hire a photo booth

You’re never too old to enjoy a photo booth, and your 21st birthday is the perfect time to document an occasion. No matter the size of your function, or the space you choose for your event, a photo booth is a compact way to have some big fun. We’ll worry about the hiring – all you have to worry about are the happy snaps!

No cleaning up the day after

Why host a birthday party at home when the cleaning up onus is on you the next day! No half finished cans of soft drink, or food squashed into your furniture here, we’ll make sure your 21st birthday is a stress free one. No cleaning up for you? Bonus!

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21st Birthday Parties at the Pineapple Hotel

A great atmosphere makes for a great party, and that all comes down your 21st birthday venue. Whether you’re planning on a sit down or stand up function, there’s a space perfectly suited to your big night at the Pineapple Hotel. Enquire today and feel confident knowing you’ve booked the best 21st birthday venue in Brisbane.

Father’s Day

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Fathers day

This September 6, treat Dad to our Father’s Day special:

A Cape Grim 120 day dry aged New York strip on the bone, topped with half a Moreton Bay bug and paired with an ice cold pint of Heineken for just $50 – and he gets to keep the glass!

Not up his alley? There are plenty more options on our new restaurant menu.

We’ve got space to suit small groups and family reunions alike, and there’s even a playground for the little ones – it might be Dad’s day, but the entire family will have a great time.

Call 3393 1111 to make a booking.

Live On Our Screens

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Thursday 17th


Eels v Titans

Live 7.50pm Fox 2

Friday 18th


Rabbitohs v Warriors

Broncos v Dragons

Live 6.00pm Fox 2

Live 7.50pm Fox 2


Adelaide v Sydney

Live 7.50pm F/Footy


Supercars Sydney

Live 10.30am Fox 5

Saturday 19th


Knights v Storm

Roosters v Tigers

Cowboys v Sharks

Live 3.00pm Fox 2

Live 5.30pm Fox 2

Live 7.30pm Fox 2


Bulldogs v Port

Collingwood v Geelong

GWS v West Coast

Gold Coast v Essendon

Carlton v Hawthorn

Live 1.45pm F/Footy

Live 2.00pm Fox 3

Live 4.30pm F/Footy

Live 7.25om Fox 3

Live 7.25pm F/Footy


Bledisloe Cup (G1) Aust. V NZ

Live 7.30pm Fox 1


Supercars Sydney

Live 10.30am Fox 5

Sunday 20th


Raiders v Panthers

Bulldogs v Manly

Live 2.00pm Fox 2

Live 4.00pm Fox 2


Melbourne v Brisbane

St Kilda v Nth Melbourne

Fremantle v Richmond

Live 1.10pm F/Footy

Live 3.20pm Fox 3

Live 4.40pm F/Footy


Supercars Sydney

Live 10.30am Fox 5


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Kids Eat Free on Wednesdays

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Kids Eat Free on Wednesdays

Great family value is here to stay!

Stop in to the Pineapple Hotel on Wednesdays and we’ll shout the kids dinner!

Book now and treat the whole family to a great night out.

*Under 12’s receive one complimentary meal when dining with a paying adult.

Good Food Month Special

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Good Food Month Special

We’re celebrating Good Food Month in style with a tasty Good Pub Food special.

Drop in and try out our seared duck breast with confit shallots and wilted baby spinach for $25, or pair it with a traditional Cooper’s Pale Ale or a glass of Yalumba grenache for just $30

Available daily from 12pm.