With August bringing cooler temperatures, check out these five winter warming spots next month. From ski chalet pop-ups to boozy hot chocolate, here is a selection of winter-inspired activities plus delicious, spiked drinks & bites to try before the season comes to a close.
167 Eagle Street, Brisbane QLD 4000
Bottomless Apres-Ski – Riverland has brought the ski slopes to Brisbane this winter with its retro ski lodge pop-up, complete with a winter warming bottomless Apres-Ski package! The 2-hour package includes bottomless beverages of mulled wine, buttered rum, soft drinks and juices and a food item from one of the four street food vendors (Fat Daddy’s Smokehouse, SoCal Tacos, Zabar’s Kitchen and Yum Yum). Plus, there’s a chair lift photo wall and cosy corners for guests to cuddle in.
Sun to Thurs 11am–2.30pm and 5.30pm–8.30pm | Fri & Sat 11am–8.30pm
Bryants Rd & Pacific Hwy, Loganholme QLD 4129
Ski Chalet Pop-Up – Guests can cosy up on the terrace at Fitzy’s pop-up Ski Chalet and enjoy delish spiked hot chocolate, mulled wine or winter-inspired cocktails (think S’moretinis ad Winter Margaritas), plus delicious desserts to keep them warm. There’s a small bites menu and an amazing ‘Chalet Share Dessert’ featuring berries, marshmallows, cookies, brownies, pretzels, banana bread and warm chocolate dipping sauce.
Bloomfield St & Middle St, Cleveland QLD 4163
Winter Igloo Garden – While the weather is cooler across Brisbane, there’s no better time to warm up inside a private Igloo at Cleveland Sands Hotel! Guests can dine with friends and family from the cosy comfort of their very own Igloo, complete with an awesome range of seasonal bites, dessert tasting board, and winter warmer drinks.
123 Eagle Street, Brisbane QLD 4000
When guests visit Brisbane’s renowned riverside dining spot they enjoy 180-degree views of the Brisbane River and the iconic Story Bridge. And, this season, they can get their hands on Boozy Hot Choc and a Smoky Hot Apple Cider. There’s delicious bites from the seasonal menu and the ultimate drink choices to keep everybody warm this winter.
542 Coronation Drive, Toowong QLD 4066
Winter in the Vineyards – The Regatta Hotel Courtyard has been transformed into a wintery vineyard and from Wednesday to Sunday, there’s mulled wine on the menu from 11:30am. On Sundays, from 12pm–5pm, guests will find the mulled wine cart featuring three mulled wine flavours – classic mulled wine, mulled apple cinnamon cider and mulled rosé. There’s a range of tasty delights on offer including a Ploughman’s Picnic.