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Brisbane Powerhouse

119 Lamington Street | New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
61 7 3358 8622
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Ranked #13 of 151 attractions in Brisbane
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Brisbane, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Always a range of different things to see and enjoy. Even if it's just to eat and drink on the deck overlooking the river, this place is all hip style from top to bottom. Have seen some great shows here. Always look forward to the comedy festival!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I had dinner at the Watt Restaurant with is one of two in this facility but arrived early to have a look around. Being in the industry, I was impressed how they have taken this building and built a flexible arts space with good dining and bar facilities. It is right on the river and can be reached by ferry,... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We attended a show during the recent Cabaret Festival and I'm so glad what did. This venue is wonderful. Bar, restaurant, theatres, exhibition space and all wrapped up in a beautiful old building. Grab a drink before your show and take in the views from the huge deck looking out across the Brisbane river. Oh and the bar here goes... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
30 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Saw some great films that I would otherwise have missed. A great space with an eclectic range of attractions, in a fantastic location.

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Brisbane, Australia
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10 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Beautiful old building adjoining New Farm Park. The Brisbane Powerhouse holds art installations and live performances. If you are interested in art and its sub culture, this is a place worth investigating. The old building backs onto the Brisbane river and is a stunning place for a drink, though slightly expensive. I saw a comedic/noir/theatrical circus performance here with my... More

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Perth WA
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22 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We aren't into the night scene but can see there are fabulous acts and we've been to a couple of exhibitions. The restaurant is on the ground floor right on the water. Worth a visit

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Matakana, New Zealand
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24 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Awesome place, cool bar downstairs, brilliant function room upstairs with a huge patio with views of the river. Really fantastic location, if I lived in Brisbane id consider getting married here!

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Brisbane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I have been to numerous performances and shows hosted by the powerhouse and it is a consistently fantastic venue. The options of eateries are great, the location is fantastic, the pricing for shows is reasonable and the building itself is gorgeous! I love visiting the powerhouse, forever planing what to see next!

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Perth, Western Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

A group of friends caught the ferry up to the Powerhouse on a lovely sunny Brisbane day for a coffee. Lovely views sitting upstairs of the river and the coffee was very nice as well, all very relaxing. Great building to catch a show or concert.

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Sydney, Australia
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11 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Our first visit to the Powerhouse and I can see that we will frequent the venue often. We saw a performance during the cabaret festival - Sweet Dreams, Songs by Annie Lenox by Michael Griffith. The show was fantastic and, as important, the experience at the Powerhouse was terrific. The staff was very nice, the venue offers a variety of... More

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