WELCOME TO

EMPIRE HOTEL

Enter the Empire Hotel, and you step inside one of the city’s most celebrated historic landmarks. Your local bar is open 7 days for lunch and dinner: come in for a meal and a drink or enjoy the bevy of live entertainment!

A History
The three-storeyed, rendered brick hotel was erected in 1888 and replaced an earlier Empire (Family) Hotel (1865) which had been bought by Corrigan on 19 June 1871. The construction in the late 1880s reflected the confidence of the period and development that occurred in Fortitude Valley. The Empire was constructed by Smith and Ball Contractors and the first publican was Walter McFarlane. The hotel contained over sixty rooms and nn February 1923, following the death of Nathaniel Corrigan, the hotel and adjoining buildings were sold  for about £40,000. The hotel was renovated in 1925 and again in 1937. This latter work involved converting part of the Ann Street section to the “Empire Apartments”. These apartments were later demolished in the 1960s, reducing the Ann Street frontage from seven bays to three.

The majesty of Empire Hotel is still prominent today with much of the original structure and design still present. Come and experience it for yourself!

Empire Hotel Daily Specials
Click to enlarge
Empire Hotel Lunch
EAT

The Empire Hotel dishes up juicy rotisserie chicken with a selection of burgers and salads available for dine-in or takeaway.

READ MORE
DRINK

A modern bistro menu complimented by matching wine, beer and cocktail lists, including one of Brisbane’s most extensive rum offerings.

READ MORE
Empire Booth
BOOTH BOOKINGS

If you want to celebrate your next event with an unforgettable experience the Empire has the space for you.

READ MORE
Empire Hotel Live Music
WHAT'S ON

The Empire is a haven of activity with some of Brisbane’s best live bands as well as some of your old time mid-week favourites.

READ MORE
Empire Hotel Gallery
GALLERY

View our unique interiors, weekly social pics and our delectable range of food, signature rum cocktails and live entertainment.

COMING SOON
LOCATION

339 Brunswick Street (Cnr Ann & Brunswick)
Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland
Bookings & Enquiries: (07) 3114 7440

READ MORE
HOTEL OPENING HOURS

7 days, 11.00am – late

SERVING FOOD

7 days, 11.30am – late
Phone bookings: (07) 3114 7440

BOOTH BOOKINGS

Phone: (07) 3852 5000

THE EMPIRE HOTEL

339 Brunswick Street (Corner of Brunswick & Ann Streets)
Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland 4006

WHAT'S ON

Melbourne Cup Empire Hotel

Melbourne Cup 2018

1024 576 The Empire Hotel

Giddy up! The race that stops the nation has arrived at the Empire Hotel! Empire Hotel Presents: Melbourne Cup 2018. Take a much deserved break from the office and enjoy a long lunch. Sit back, relax and enjoy the atmosphere as the race that stops…

read more
Empire Hotel Latino Empire

Latino Empire Saturdays

960 503 The Empire Hotel

The Cuban Sun is rising at the Empire, every Saturday night from 9pm until late. The best latin party night in Brisbane! LATINO EMPIRE DJ Gus Cereijo playing great Bachatas, Merengue and Salsas The Late shift will be taken over by Dj Andrés Hernández playing…

read more

Join our Mailing List

Receive exclusive offers, all the latest news and early release event information.

Contact Us

We'll send you newsletters with news, tips & tricks. No spams here.

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This