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Things to do in Brisbane

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Bar
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“Great spot to eat food, drink and take a break at the shopping centre. They also serve good meals. If you're looking for free entertainment there is a Trivia night on Tuesday and stand up comedy on Wednesday nights.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
“Out door dinning on a deck overlooking the boat harbour Fantastic food Great customer service ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Located on Stanley Street, South Brisbane. Buses run every 1-3 minutes to and from the city.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Sports
“This is a great 50m salt water outdoor pool for either a workout or a fun swim. There is a kiddies pool and a warm water enclosed accessible pool with spa jets! oh and coffee”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
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“Delicious breakfasts or a great place for an afternoon wine (excellent wine list).”
  • 5 locals recommend
Pub
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“A local pub conveniently located close by. They often have good deals on food.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bakery
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  • 2 locals recommend
Off-Licence
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
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“A well run, very clean eatery, serving a huge variety of fresh Asian dishes. Good bang for your buck!”
  • 1 local recommends
Café
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“Dicki's offers plant-based food - breakfast, brunch, lunch and coffee. Dine-in or take-away. Open 7 days. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Route
“Little Stanley Street is a bustling retail and dining strip that overlooks the picturesque Parklands. With more than 30 cafes, bars and restaurants offering an array of international cuisines styles and atmospheres, Little Stanley Street is ideal for a causal meal, something more formal or anything in-between.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
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“Cafe 63 is in the Swiss-Belhotel just behind River Plaza - a super-convenient place for coffee, snacks and meals.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Moorooka is known for the African influence and this is probably our favourite. Always solid, but this shouldn't stop you from trying every place you can. New African inspired restaurants are popping up every week. Why not do your own food tour?”
  • 3 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
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“Best American food - super fast, well-priced, good portions, and friendly staff! Plus it is literally next door.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“The best french restaurant in Brisbane, local products cooked a la Francaise, relatively expensive, but good value for money”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 2 locals recommend