Howard Smith Wharves Reveals Bars and Restaurants Signing on

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With its opening still about a year away, Howard Smith Wharves is generating buzz with its prospective roster of bars and restaurants.

The project in Fortitude Valley is taking shape and is already being hyped to be the next foodie paradise in Brisbane. Fine food selection will range from modern Japanese dishes to Greek eats and Chinese cuisine, with a strong focus on freshness and food made on site.

Restaurant Line-up

Once completed, some world-class restaurants will be operating beneath the Story Bridge at Howard Smith Wharves.

Among the future tenants of the riverside lifestyle destination is Toko Brisbane by Matt Yazbek. This will be the Brisbane sibling restaurant of Toko Sydney and Toko Melbourne.

Also confirming their tenancy is a Greek restaurant and bar, created by Sydney restaurateur Jonathan Barthelmess. His other restaurant ventures include The Apollo and Cho Cho San in Sydney.

A Hong Kong-inspired Chinese restaurant will also be residing at Howard Smith Wharves. Stanley by Andrew Baturo will be serving dishes by renowned chef Kun Machin.

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Just below the Story Bridge and set above the river, Howard Smith Wharves will be operating the Overwater Bar. It will be a 200-square-metre octagonal bar at a spectacular venue with lush greens and superb service.

Aside from the bar and eight restaurants, the lifestyle precinct will have a bakery, coffee roasting on site, and a craft brewery.

Lifestyle Riverside Destination

The Howard Smith Wharves development aims to create a recreation, lifestyle and tourism destination at an underutilised 3.43-hectare site.

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Part of the riverside development is the 5-star Art Series Hotel, an exhibition centre and over 2.7 hectares of public open space, with cafés and restaurants along the riverside. Howard Smith Wharves will also provide a stylish connection between New Farm Riverwalk and Brisbane CBD.

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The design involves restoring and reusing the heritage buildings on the site. The hotel building will be constructed in a way that it would blend with the cliff face. This way, the iconic Story Bridge will remain to be the main focus of the precinct.

Howard Smith Wharves is scheduled to open in late 2018.

Learn more about the Howard Smith Wharves development.