Stage 1 of HSW is now open!

Yes, you read that right. We’re starting to open our venues this month! It’s been a long time in the making, and we’re excited to say that you can now visit Howard Smith Wharves and experience the new lifestyle and entertainment precinct for yourself! On 13 November Lord Mayor Graham Quirk and Cr Vicki Howard […]

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Howard Smith Wharves Ferry Terminal

Deputy Mayor Adrian Schrinner and Cr Vicki Howard have announced Brisbane City Council will expand the city’s river transport network with a new ferry terminal for Howard Smith Wharves. Cr Schrinner said the once-abandoned riverfront destination was on the eve of re-opening as a vibrant, world-class public entertainment precinct after a $200 million revitalisation. “With […]

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Say Hello To Mr Percival’s

Mr Percival’s – Brisbane’s newest overwater bar-plus-dining spot will open on November 29 from 8pm to the public. Set on the picturesque Brisbane River, it will be the second venue to open doors to the public in the HSW precinct. Mr Percival’s will be the perfect spot to drop in for a leisurely lunch on […]

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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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Howard Smith Wharves unveils Felons Brewing Co.

Set under the Story Bridge on the banks of the Brisbane River, Howard Smith Wharves precinct’s brewery—opening in October 2018, unveils its name as Felons Brewing Co., paying homage to the four felons who stumbled upon the waterway in 1828, today known as Brisbane River. Alongside other riverfront dining establishments, the working wholesale and retail […]

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