AHG Bus Tours

Visit some of Brisbane’s newest, inspiring and award-winning clubs, pubs and bars as part of the AHG Bus Tours. We’ve developed three unique itineraries for you to choose from, all of which include private venue tours, lunch and refreshments along the way. It’s a great day out, with an invaluable opportunity to meet new people in the industry and be inspired by the best venues in the region.

DATE: Monday, 16 March 2020

COST: $95 per person

DEPARTURE DETAIL:All tours will depart from the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition (BCEC) at the indicated time and return to The Charming Squire (within the BCEC precinct) at approximately 4:15pm.

 

Tour 1: EAST

Departs: 10:00am

Concludes: Approx. 4:15pm

Destinations:

THE GLEN HOTEL – Awarded as Queensland’s Hotel of the Year and Best Casual Dining venue at 2019’s QHA Awards, The Glen Hotel is not your average pub. Founded in 1863, The Glen Hotel in Eight Mile Plains has fed and watered many a patron since its days as a stopover for Cobb & Co stagecoaches. Recently refurbished, The Glen Hotel continues to stand the test of time, reaffirming its spot as an unshakeable icon in the Queensland Hospitality scene.

FIELDERS CLUB – The newly renovated Fielders Club (previously known as Wynnum Manly Workers Club) has gone from a very segmented, dilapidated old club to a rejuvenated, stunning space, creating a truly fantastic open plan layout for the client and patrons alike. The venue now boasts a new foyer, outdoor dining extension, central bar, lounge, sports bar and a larger dining space.

EASTS LEAGUES CLUB – Built in 1968, the venue has recently been renovated and expanded and it has transformed the club into one of the most luxurious clubs on Brisbane’s south-side. The Club now boasts a 5 star function and events centre, and recently completed renovations in every department throughout the venue.

THE CHARMING SQUIRE – The Charming Squire brings to life the story of the original charming rogue, James Squire. With a venue design that evokes a sense of history and storytelling, an inspired menu and the full range of James Squire craft beers and ciders on tap, The Charming Squire is the sort of bar James himself would have loved to drink in.

 

Tour 2: NORTH

Departs: 10:30am

Concludes: Approx. 4:30pm

Destinations:

BRONCOS LEAGUES CLUB – Based in Red Hill, the Broncos Leagues Club recently completed its stunning renovations, spanning a period of six months & totalling an investment of $6 million. The newly updated facilities include an all-new entrance & reception area, fitted with a timeless & distinguished wall-of-fame. A sleek, modern lounge equipped with years of historical memorabilia. A newly relocated premium gaming lounge. A re-imagined alfresco café, named the Courtyard, and to end, The Grill, the venues new restaurant fitted with an exclusive state-of-the-art Mibrasa Woodfire Oven, the club now serves as the perfect venue to bring the Broncos community closer together.

THE NORMANBY HOTEL – For 129 years The Normanby Hotel has been an iconic Brisbane landmark. Occupying a large 4,162sqm site, consisting of a multi-level, heritage listed pub and a major car park. Recently refurbished, The Normanby Hotel has had a $3.5 million facelift, turning the upstairs rooms into small function rooms, transforming the downstairs TAB into a plush sports lounge – complete with old Normanby rugby league team posters, boots, footballs, bats and wickets – and freshening the downstairs public bar.

THE CHARMING SQUIRE – The Charming Squire brings to life the story of the original charming rogue, James Squire. With a venue design that evokes a sense of history and storytelling, an inspired menu and the full range of James Squire craft beers and ciders on tap, The Charming Squire is the sort of bar James himself would have loved to drink in.

Two other venues on this tour are to be confirmed.

 

Tour 3: CENTRAL

Departs: 11:00am

Concludes: Approx. 4:15pm

Destinations:

OSBOURNE HOTEL – Now in its second year of operation, 2019 has seen continued growth for the Osbourne Hotel which underwent a multi-million dollar makeover in 2017 that restored the building to its roots as a pub for locals, as well as reverting to its namesake in tribute of the original hotel owner Charles Osbourne, who built the Hotel in 1864. A leafy, green oasis within the concrete hustle and bustle of Fortitude Valley, the Hotel has quickly become a neighbourhood favourite with customers adopting the place as their own.

PORT OFFICE HOTEL – You’ll be heading to heritage listed and recently reopened Port Office Hotel. Built in 1864, the hotel is located on the corner of Edward and Margaret Streets. Due to a fire in January 2019, the Hotel has had to undergo extensive refurbishment and was re-opened in September 2019.

THE CHARMING SQUIRE – The Charming Squire brings to life the story of the original charming rogue, James Squire. With a venue design that evokes a sense of history and storytelling, an inspired menu and the full range of James Squire craft beers and ciders on tap, The Charming Squire is the sort of bar James himself would have loved to drink in.

One other venue on this tour is to be confirmed.

 

Please note: destinations are subject to change without notice.

 

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