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Craft Beer and Live Music

Craft Brew House ~ Craft Beer Birkdale on the Redlands Coast

Experience Authentic Craft Beer, Barossa Wine &
Live Music Under One Roof

Craft Brew House (or Craft Brewhouse!) is a welcoming community cafe-bar and live music venue located in Birkdale, on the picturesque Redlands Coast. Contrary to our name, we are not a Birkdale brewery or a craft brewery, just a supplier of craft brews. If you are looking for craft beer Birkdale, then you have come to the right place! Craft is the ultimate destination for craft beer enthusiasts and we proudly offer the largest selection of truly independent craft beer and cider in the region. Put simply, we love anything that is craft brewed! Authenticity is our top priority, ensuring that only the finest brews grace our taps. Our knowledgeable staff are always on hand to guide you in finding the perfect beer tailored to your taste.
Additionally, we showcase an exceptional wine menu, featuring renowned wineries from the Barossa and McLaren Vale regions, including the esteemed Gumpara Winery. Alongside our drinks menu, we have our Craft Brew House menu where you will find delectable tapas, fresh baked wings and award winning pizza, creating the perfect accompaniment to your craft beer experience. Live music adds to our inner city vibe, but found in the heart of Birkdale. The last Wednesday of every month we hold an Open Mic session which is really just a great excuse for a room full of musicians to have a jam. Every Thursday the community come together and pit their wits against each other at our friendly and super popular Trivia.
Join us at Craft Brew House and become a part of our vibrant community.

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Craft boasts the largest selection of truly independent craft beer and cider on tap throughout the region. We are committed to delivering a unique and flavourful experience that stretches the boundaries of your palate. For those seeking more familiar choices, we also stock a variety of bottled and canned beverages in our fridges. At Craft Brew House, we believe craft beer should be an immersive journey, which is why we encourage you to sample any of our tap beers before making a decision. As mentioned before we can’t resist anything that is craft brewed. We have three staples:  One Love Pale Ale, Bricklane HiFi Japanese Lager and Aether Ginger Beerd alcoholic ginger beer.  The remaining seven taps revolve constantly, ensuring that you can always find something new to try at Craft Brewhouse! If you would like to find out more about these craft beers, then follow the links to check out Bricklane Brewing and to check out Aether Brewing. We also have craft beer tasting paddles which gives you the chance to try 4 of the craft beers or craft brews that we have on tap at the time of your visit. You have found Craft Beer Birkdale – look no further.

Barossa & McLaren Vale Wines

Craft Brew House takes pride in its recent addition of a remarkable wine menu, which showcases the absolute best wines available in Australia today. Our curated selection is sourced from renowned wineries in the Barossa and McLaren Vale regions of South Australia, including the highly acclaimed Gumpara Winery. Check out more about Gumpara Winery. With an unwavering commitment to excellence, we continuously search for the finest wines to ensure that every sip is an exceptional wine-tasting experience. At Craft Brew House, we believe in offering our patrons nothing short of the highest quality, providing you with the assurance that your time spent with us will be accompanied by top-notch wines that exemplify craftsmanship and taste.

Cocktails & Cocktail Classes

Whether you crave popular classics like the French Martini or desire an expertly crafted cocktail featuring Redlands Coast Distillery Gin distilled locally, our cocktail menu has something to satisfy every palate. We also host and run Cocktail classes on Saturday afternoons. If you have ever wanted to try your hand at making cocktails, then we encourage you to book a Cocktail Class and unlock your inner mixologist! Spend quality time with friends and family in a fun and immersive experience. Be it a special occasion mixology class or a just hanging with friends cocktail course, you are guaranteed a great time.

Food

Craft Brew House not only excels in craft beer and fine wines but also takes pride in its culinary offerings. Our food ethos revolves around the concept of simple food done well. Indulge in a delightful array of delicious tapas meticulously prepared with the perfect seasoning to enhance their flavours. For those craving a savoury treat, our menu boasts fresh-baked wings in a variety of mouthwatering flavours that are sure to satisfy your cravings. And when it comes to pizza, we proudly serve the best pizza in Birkdale, made with love and topped with high-quality ingredients. Gluten-free options are also available, ensuring that everyone can relish our delectable offerings. A selection of tapas and share plates as well as original old-skool burgers rounds off the menu. Pair these culinary delights with our exceptional brews, and you’re in for a truly unforgettable experience. You can find the Craft Brew House menu here.

Live Music

Are you in search of vibrant Live Music in the Redlands? Look no further! Craft Brew House proudly doubles as a lively music venue, featuring open mic on the last Wednesday of every month. Additionally, Craft comes alive with captivating performances every Friday and Saturday night, as well as Sunday afternoon. The music styles we showcase span a wide range, encompassing country, rock, blues, pop, and everything in between. We host dynamic trios, captivating duos, and skilled soloists, ensuring an eclectic mix of songs from the past seven decades, including a few delightful originals. With such diversity, there truly is something to cater to everyone’s musical taste. At Craft Brew House, we are ardent supporters of local Redlands musicians, fostering a strong sense of community and showcasing their talent. To keep you informed, our comprehensive music calendar can be found both within our inviting cafe-bar and conveniently accessible on our website.

Open Mic runs on the last Wednesday of every month and is hosted by Ian Calvert, one of our regular musicians. All equipment is supplied, so just pop on down for a great jam session with some great musicians. If you want to play your own instrument then bring it with you. Ian will play if you are a singer and need accompanying. Not a musician? Come on down and listen to a diverse 3-hour jam session.

Trivia

We run weekly trivia on a Thursday from 6.30pm, prize $100!

Embracing the spirit of togetherness, Craft Brew House is a warm and welcoming community cafe-bar nestled in the heart of Birkdale, Redlands Coast. Our unique ambiance, coupled with open arms, beaming smiles, and genuine warmth, creates an inviting haven for all who step through our doors.

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Weekly Trivia at Craft!

Get ready to challenge your wits at our weekly trivia extravaganza! Every Thursday night, we invite you to join us for an evening of quiz-filled fun, where your knowledge can earn you more than just bragging rights. Keep an eye on our socials as there will be special interest Trivia events across the year!

What’s in Store?

Weekly Event: Every Thursday, our venue comes alive with the buzz of trivia. The action starts at 6.30pm, so gather your team and come early to snag the best spot.
Generous Prize:Put your knowledge to the test and you could walk away with a grand prize of $100! It’s not just about the winnings, but wouldn’t it be nice to be rewarded for all that trivia prowess?
Diverse Topics: Our trivia night covers a wide array of categories, ensuring there’s something for everyone. Whether you’re a history buff, science geek, entertainment fanatic, or sports enthusiast, we’ve got questions that will pique your interest.
Vibrant Atmosphere: Set against the backdrop of our welcoming venue, our trivia nights are the perfect blend of competition and fun. It’s an ideal setting for friends to gather, teams to bond, and new connections to be made.

Why Join Us?

Weekly Highlight: Make our Trivia Night your regular Thursday evening activity. It’s a great way to break up the week and add some intellectual excitement to your routine.
Community Building: Trivia nights are a fantastic way to engage with the local community. It’s an opportunity to strengthen bonds with your team and meet other like-minded individuals.
Educational and Fun: Trivia is not only entertaining but also educational. You’ll be surprised at how much you can learn while having a blast with friends and fellow quizzers.

Prepare to embark on a journey of fun questions, challenging quizzes, and the chance to win $100! All you need is a team, a catchy name, and a thirst for knowledge.

Join us every Thursday for a night of trivia and the chance to win big! We can’t wait to see you there!

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We are honoured!

Redlands Business Excellence Awards

On the 21st October 2023, we joined an elite bunch of local Business owners at the  Redlands Coast Business Excellence Awards. We were finalists in three categories:

People’s Choice – Best of Redlands

Best Small Food & Hospitality Venue

Presidents’ Award

The good news is that we won the Best Small Food & Hospitality Award! We didn’t pick up the other two awards, but, in a completely unexpected moment…. we won Business of the Year! 2023 is certainly a year to remember! We thank everyone that choose Craft Brewhouse as their destination of choice. We are what we are because of you.

About Us

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Hello! We are Tracy and Martin Robson and we are the owners of Craft Brew House / Craft Brewhouse in Birkdale on the Redlands Coast in Queensland. We moved to the Redlands from the UK in late 2005. Buying into the business in July 2021, we are putting our hearts and souls into the venture.

High on our priorities are a community space for Redlands locals to enjoy and a place for the local music scene to shine. From just two musicians on our books, we now have 38 musicians that play at our venue with more wanting to perform. You can find live music three times a week – Friday/Saturday 7-10pm and Sunday 3-6pm.

The menu is a range of pizza, wings and tapas and the focus is on quality at a good price.

We believe in supporting local wherever possible, and are very passionate about  craft beer,  live music, fantastic food, cocktail making classes, community initiatives, great value and excellent service. We are craft beer Birkdale along with so much more!

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Latest Reviews

Lynda Weller-Anderson
Lynda Weller-Anderson
2023-10-28
Wonderful ,fun ,interactive , a great day out with the girls , staff members were amazing and it was great fu.
Plants n cats
Plants n cats
2023-10-28
Martin had me at a peanut butter jelly shot. That’s it. I’ve now sold my soul.
Trudy & Jeremy Holwerda
Trudy & Jeremy Holwerda
2023-10-28
Such a great vibe, Tracy and Martin are fantastic hosts.
Tania “Tannie”
Tania “Tannie”
2023-10-28
Doing the cocktail course and Damien and Tracey are the perfect hosts, the food is delicious and the cocktails are fun to make and super yummy. I will be back again!
Jessie Demnar
Jessie Demnar
2023-10-28
Cocktail class was so much fun!
Trudy Holwerda
Trudy Holwerda
2023-10-28
Amazing! Had a fab time at the cocktail course ☺️.
Danielle Birks
Danielle Birks
2023-10-28
Came for the cocktail making.. so much fun. Martin and Tracy are great hosts and made the afternoon fun. Definitely would do it again
Loretta Bayliss - Personal GMAIL
Loretta Bayliss - Personal GMAIL
2023-10-28
Martin and Tracy create a fantastic, friendly experience, that is seriously fun with your chosen crowd If awesome people!! We had a great afternoon!
Emma Clifford-Smith
Emma Clifford-Smith
2023-10-28
Fantastic place, brilliant atmosphere, fun staff & management, this will be my new local!