Get Your Dancing Shoes On, This Brisbane Bar Has Free Salsa Classes This Month

Riverbar and Kitchen Salsa Dancing
Photo credit: Liquidity Marketing

It might be the third month of 2020, but it’s never too late to pick up a new skill and this March is the month to learn how to salsa dance at Riverbar and Kitchen! The restaurant’s ‘Bacardi Cuban Nights’ March pop-up is guaranteed to be nothing short of a month-long adventure for both your tastebuds and your inner dancer.

For the rest of the month, the popular riverside bar will be serving up fresh Bacardi cocktails, delicious Cuban-inspired eats from a pop-up menu, and, of course, plenty of dancing and good music to spice up the weekends. And that includes a free hour-long salsa classes from 4pm every Sunday afternoon in March, followed by a live three-piece Latin band taking the stage from 5–7pm! Is there a better way to end the weekend? Whether you have two left feet or are more experienced in the dance, this is a Salsa class you don’t want to miss.

Did someone say food and cocktails?

Yep, that’s right! Available every day, Riverbar and Kitchen will be serving up delicious Cuban-inspired food including plantain chips with mojito dip and, of course, a classic Cubano sandwich loaded with smoked ham, pulled pork, Swiss cheese, pickle and mustard.

Treat your taste buds to a delicious spread of Cuban delights from the pop-up menu at Riverbar and Kitchen this March.
Photo credit: Liquidity Marketing

And that’s not all! You can also quench your thirst with one of the flavoursome cocktails on offer this month. If you prefer a cocktail with a tropical twist, the ‘Stormy Spritz’ is definitely one you’ll want to try. It’s made with Bacardi Oakheart, triple sec, coconut syrup, lime juice and Capi ginger beer! Or you can try the ‘Malecon Mai Tai’, made with Bacardi Blanca, Oro, Oakheart, orgeat, orange juice, Capi yuzu soda and grenadine!

With a new delicious pop-up food and drinks menu available daily, live music every Thursday–Sunday and Sunday salsa classes to spice up your weekend, Riverbar and Kitchen is definitely the place to be this March. Will we see you on the dance floor?


What: Bacardi Cuban Nights at Riverbar and Kitchen
Where: Riverbar and Kitchen, Eagle Street, Brisbane
When: pop-up menu available every day, live entertainment Thursday–Sunday, salsa classes on Sunday’s from 4–5pm
Cost: Free entry

Jess is a journalist who grew up on the Sunshine Coast before relocating to Sydney to finish her final years of schooling and then returning to Brisbane for university. Her passions lay in food and drink, event and entertainment editorial pieces and she enjoys keeping up to date with all things Brisbane. She credits her dedication, passion and love for journalism to her time spent in Gladstone as a cadet journalist – what she considers her most valuable experience in the field to date. On her days off (which are rare) you will find her with an almond chai latte in one hand and a book in another while probably still answering her work emails