Popular Eagle Street Pier bar and kitchen, Riverland, revealed its dramatic transformation on Monday 22 May, after a $3.5 million renovation.

The waterfront venue has an extension of the existing riverside deck that creates a sprawling outdoor drinking and dining area with views of Story Bridge and the Brisbane River. The new deck will position Riverland as a go-to destination. With a 1000-person capacity, each level is built to cater to various group sizes and occasions such as the Sky Deck, an exclusive space perched on top of one of the new container bars, offering uninterrupted Story Bridge views, and the Promenade Deck, a great gathering space that offers direct access to Eagle Street Pier riverfront, a new live music stage, and a large screen for sporting events.

The bar and kitchen also offers guests an exciting dining experience from two new unique kitchen concepts operating out of sea containers, like The Queenslander, which serves modern pub fare, this concept pays homage to the Sunshine State. The other concept is The Traveller. Aiming to bring the flavours of the world to Eagle Street, The Traveller will serve a rotating menu of global street foods, with the menu changing seasonally.

The new beverage menu offers fresh & flavourful new cocktails, an extensive wine list, and a range of beers. Signature cocktails include the Spicy Watermelon Margarita and the Burst My Bubble, with Husk Ink gin, lemon, apple & raspberry. Live acoustic music and DJs will entertain Wednesday to Sunday every week.

Chief Operating Officer Craig Ellison says the redevelopment is an exciting moment for the Eagle Street precinct. “Eagle Street is back! With views of the iconic Story Bridge and Brisbane River, the open plan design & subtropical landscaping, and The Queenslander kitchen, Riverland is a quintessentially Brisbane destination,” said Chief Operating Officer Craig Ellison.

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