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Where to eat in Brisbane

Ristorante Tartufo
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Ristorante Tartufo

Hatted, starred and accoladed to the hilt, Tartufo remains Brisbane's high church of Italian cuisine

Il Centro
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Il Centro

This riverfront Italian restaurant is where food, wine and service shine bright

Gerard's Bistro
icon-location-pin Fortitude Valley
Gerard's Bistro

Grab a mouthful of Middle Eastern-inspired cuisine from the sultan of James Street dining

The Gunshop Café
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The Gunshop Café

West End’s destination café has some of the best breakfasts in town in its arsenal

King Arthur Café
icon-location-pin Fortitude Valley
King Arthur Café

Gather your knights for any shaped table at New Farm's lofty café, where breakfast is given the royal treatment and even coffee and cake is fit for a king

Kwan Brothers
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Kwan Brothers

Visit the boldest, coolest kid on the Alfred and Constance block – a cheeky tribute to tasty Asian street food

Double Shot New Farm
Restaurants Double Shot New Farm

Everything is baked on the premises at this riverside espresso bar – and it's pretty freakin' amazing

icon-location-pin Hamilton

When it comes to authentic sushi from experienced hands, this Japanese gem in Hamilton's dining strip is one skilled ninja


Where to drink in Brisbane

Gerard's Bar
Bars Gerard's Bar

The cool crowd at Gerard's Bar are enjoying a trip to Spain, stopping over at Hong Kong, without leaving home

Pumpyard Bar and Brewery
Bars Pumpyard Bar and Brewery

This Ipswich micro-brewery is winning hearts with beer lovers, foodies and historians alike

Bars Prohibition

A former subterranean pool parlour in Fortitude Valley is puttin’ on the Ritz in a cavernous underground bar setting reminiscent of a 1920s speakeasy

Grand View Hotel
Bars Grand View Hotel

Get yourself to the oldest pub around, check out the history and check into an afternoon of good pub grub, live music and the good old Aussie ways

Kerbside Lounge Bar
Bars Kerbside Lounge Bar

Take a laneway trip to this fun party bar

The End
Bars The End

West End offers Brisbane’s answer to a Brooklyn speakeasy

Bars Greaser

A basement dive bar brings street cred to the sleazy end of Brunswick Street, with Picklebacks, Daiquiris and superior American eats

Escobar Kitchen & Bar
Bars Escobar Kitchen & Bar

New Farm’s irreverent neighbourhood bar serves ’70s-style fare, craft beer and infused spirits

Bars Heya Bar

Oishi! This late-night bar brings Tokyo cool to the Valley with street food, cocktails and pinball

Tippler's Tap
Bars Tippler's Tap

Raise a frothy glass at Newstead's shrine to beer


Entertainment in Brisbane

Brisbane Entertainment Centre
icon-location-pin Boondall
Brisbane Entertainment Centre

The BEC draws massive crowds for Queensland's biggest Australian and international rock, pop, comedy and stadium acts. We're talking Madonna, Black Sabbath, UFC and even the occasional ice hockey match.

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
icon-location-pin South Brisbane
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

The BCEC is where you will find your trade shows, expos and massive international touring artists when they come calling by Brisbane.

The Brightside
icon-location-pin Fortitude Valley
The Brightside

Hardcore music lovers’ prayers are answered at this revamped Valley icon that's a promising new venue for Brisbane's alternative music scene.


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