We know you’re a VIP — but you don’t have to be one to access the Sofitel’s rooftop bar these days.

Previously only accessible to VIPs enjoying private functions, the Sofitel’s rooftop bar is opening to the public every Friday night until December 18 as part of Pop Up Soiree.

The outdoor terrace, perched on the edge of the building, is the hotel’s highest space, and will now provide a perfect mix of 180 degree city views, mixologist-created premium cocktails, and Champagne (obviously) until the end of the year. There’ll be a share plate menu for snacking on, as well as lounges for relaxing and enjoying the relaxed, elegant atmosphere.

In case the sweeping city views and cocktails aren’t enough to get you in the mood to party, there’ll also be live music to help set the scene. Pop Up Soiree is intended to serve as the ideal venue for end-of-week chillout drinks and those end-of-year catch ups with co-workers and friends, and it sounds like they’re ticking all the boxes to make that happen.

The Sofitel is located at 249 Turbot St, Brisbane. Pop Up Soiree runs every Friday evening from 3:30pm to 11pm. For bookings, visit the Sofitel website.