WE’RE BREATHING LIFE INTO ONE OF OUR CITY’S MOST HISTORICAL SITES BY BRINGING THE BEST OF BRISBANE TOGETHER. COME DOWN TO THE RIVERFRONT AND RE-IMAGINE THE WAY YOU EAT, DRINK, PLAY AND STAY.

HSW – for Brisbane, by Brisbane.

Opening in late 2018, Howard Smith Wharves will soon be Brisbane’s newest entertainment and lifestyle destination. Celebrating the site’s unique position beneath the Story Bridge, it’s city and river views add yet another cultural dimension to our lively inner city.

We’re creating a new riverside precinct loved by residents and visitors; a place to connect and celebrate the best of what Brisbane has to offer.

We’re bringing life back to the river – a reimagined green space dancing on the edge of the concrete jungle, the bright lights a beautiful backdrop for our vibrant new world. Howard Smith Wharves will be home to an expansive brewery, abundant green spaces and picnic areas, two unique indoor event spaces, a brand-new boutique hotel, overwater bar and a line-up of riverside restaurants.

We can’t wait to share it with you soon and celebrate the best of what Brisbane has to offer!

News & Media

Brisbane Open House at Howard Smith Wharves

This year Howard Smith Wharves is participating in Brisbane Open House on October 13th. What is Brisbane Open House? Brisbane Open House is a free public festival that celebrates Brisbane’s architecture and offers behind-the-scenes access to buildings across the city. Come and join us from 9am to 3pm at 5 Boundary Street, Brisbane City on […]

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Howard Smith Wharves Appoints David Finlayson As Director Of Culinary

Howard Smith Wharves is delighted to announce the appointment of David Finlayson as Director of Culinary. Originally from Scotland, David brings an impressive global experience to Howard Smith Wharves, where he will be overseeing the food and beverage offering for Felons Brewing Co., the Overwater Bar, Howard’s Hall and Rivershed events, and a yet to […]

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Final Piece of Turf Has Been Laid at the Howard Smith Wharves Amphitheatre

Last week Luke Fraser (Howard Smith Wharves CEO) was joined by Councillor Amanda Cooper and Councillor Vikki Howard to lay the final piece of turf at the Howard Smith Wharves Amphitheatre. This stunning piece of Brisbane will soon be the perfect spot to enjoy picnics, live music, fitness activities and soaking up our warm Brissie […]

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Jonathan Barthelmess announces ‘GRECA’ at Howard Smith Wharves

Restaurateur Jonathan Barthelmess ( The Apollo Sydney/ Tokyo and Cho Cho San) is bringing his contemporary interpretation of the Greek taverna to the north, with the opening of GRECA in Brisbane later this year. Located beneath the Story Bridge, inside the revitalised, heritage listed Howard Smith Wharves – GRECA will share Barthelmess’s philosophy of uncomplicated […]

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Completion of Heritage Restoration

The restoration of the heritage wharf buildings on-site at Howard Smith Wharves are now complete and ready for fit-out. The heritage buildings are to be transformed into restaurants, bars and event venues with 2.7 hectares of open space surrounding the buildings for Brisbane residents and visitors to enjoy. The old wharf buildings have been brought […]

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Howard Smith Wharves appoints PR agency Wanderlust Union

Wanderlust Union have been appointed as the lead PR agency for Howard Smith Wharves, the game-changing lifestyle, dining and tourism destination reactivating 3.4 hectares of Brisbane’s riverside. Wanderlust Union’s expertise in launch campaigns, strategic brand partnerships, social media strategies and talent representation with digital influencers, along with impeccable media contacts and press office support, is […]

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