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Here's All The Epic Places You Can Watch The State Of Origin In Brisbane

Here's All The Epic Places You Can Watch The State Of Origin In Brisbane

With State of Origin kicking off on June 8, here are all the best bars to set your sights on during the NRL season.

With State of Origin kicking off on June 8, where you watch the New South Wales Blues and Queensland Maroons face-off is utterly essential.

We’ve got a few of the best places to catch the games in Brisbane.

As the season begins, it’s not only important to be surrounded by your nearest and dearest, but the right venue with great ambience can make or break the experience.

Which brings us to Everton Park Hotel. This lively traditional pub offers the perfect backdrop for you to watch the Blues and Maroons showdown.

This venue welcomes all walks of life and offers surround sound for you to immerse yourself completely.


But if you’re looking for a venue that not only plays the State of Origin but also every game of the NRL season, be sure to head to Waterloo Hotel. 

This iconic landmark venue offers a bar and bistro in the heart of Fortitude Valley.

This is the ideal place for bigger groups as the hotel has multiple screens, so you don’t miss a second of the game. Mouth-watering bottomless wings and refreshing jugs will also be available as you kickback.

However, if it’s some great American-diner inspired food you're after, pay a visit to Buffalo Bar. Juicy burgers, hearty steaks, spicy wings and American whisky are all a part of its fine menu. 


Located in Brisbane CBD in a heritage-listed Edwardian building, this venue is also super convenient for all your rugby fanatic friends to get to, whether they live north or south of the river.

They also have an exquisite beer garden and upper deck if you plan on catching some sun during the season.

However, if you’re looking for an all-time favourite bar rich in culture and history, swing by the Regatta Hotel. This venue is the epitome of sophistication, boasting a contemporary space but still holds the nostalgia of an old timely pub.

While you’re here, try their seasonal menu that showcases the freshest produce while you sip on a cold one.

Lastly, if you’re after some breathtaking Riverside views and a contemporary Australian menu featuring a fantastic selection of share style dishes and pizzas, plus a killer cocktail list, then Friday’s is for you.

If you’re craving a more boujee way to enjoy State of Origin, this refined yet vibrant bar is a great way to secure a memorable game-viewing experience.

So there you have it, Blues and Maroons fans, our tip-off for the most epic venues to watch every game of the season. Just be sure to bring your competitive edge and an even bigger appetite.

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