China Town is a few minutes down the road open 24 hrs a day food a huge choice over 50 restaurants daily Yum Cha, Saturday & Sunday markets the place to eat & shop in Brisbane.
There are a wide range of shops in Brisbane for you to browse around. The main shops are situated along Queen Street and in the Queen Street Mall, and also in the Brunswick Mall. Queen Street Mall offers a wide range of shops amongst its 1200, as well as plenty of restaurants and cafes, cinemas, accommodation and a casino.
Late night shopping in the Brisbane City Centre is on Friday, when the shops stay open until 9.00pm. All other nights the shops are open until 5.30 pm, apart from Saturday when they close at 5.00pm and Sunday when they close at 4.00pm.
Brisbane also holds various markets in and around the city. The South Bank Lifestyle Markets are set in Brisbane’s cultural South Bank area and are held over 3 days. The markets operate from Friday evening through to Sunday evening and feature a range of Australian arts, crafts, homewards and collectables. The markets are also home to a number of up-and-coming designers. With a distinctive Queensland character, the markets are an ideal place for buying gifts and souvenirs or simply strolling through and enjoying the ambience.
The South Bank Lifestyle Markets are held on Friday from 5:00pm – 10:00pm, Saturday from 10:00am – 5:00pm and Sunday from 9:00am – 5:00pm. There are also extended trading days during certain public holidays.
The Fortitude Valley Market is in Brunswick Street Mall and hosts entertainment as well as market stalls to keep you occupied, every Saturday from 9.00am – 5.00pm. On Sunday you can head over to the Eagle Street where there are two markets. The Eagle Street Pier market is open from 8.00am – 4.00pm and the Riverside Market is open from 7.00am – 4.00pm.
No matter what your looking for you’ll find it all in the Valley. Its the centre of Brisvegas and certainly lives up to it’s name with all the bars, cafes, clubs, restaurants and shops it has to offer. Brunswick is it’s heart, a long street starting at Gregory Terrace, where we are, and running down the hill all the way over to New Farm.
If you like your beers or your cocktails then the only place to stay is the Brisbane Manor.
A couple of minutes round the corner to Brisvegas (The Valley), with all it’s party life; but far enough away to leave it all behind for some peace and quite the morning after.
There’s ton’s of bars down in the Valley and it is THE area where everyone comes to party whatever night of the week. From cocktail saloons and lounges right through to your traditional English and Irish pubs the valley has it all.
No matter what your tastes there are hundreds of excellent restaurants and places to eat in and around Brisbane.
River City Restaurants Dotted along the banks of the River Brisbane, in the heart of the city, are a great range of fine restaurants and cafes. From bargain to Connoisseur you’ll find amazing dishes in this relaxed riverside atmosphere.
Oriental Delights Sushi to Go, Yum Cha and loads of sit down delights; China Town in the Valley is the place to satisfy any oriental cravings.
Brunswick – The Valley round the corner from China Town is central Brunswick . This pedestrianised area is packed day and night with cafe society, pizza joints, burger bars and those famous ozzie kebabs.
Like to dance till the sun rises? Brisvegas has some great nightclubs and dance parties. From booming house, trance, trip hop or Abba, you’ll find your beat down in the Valley.Headlining the clubbing options is Family, Australia’s reigning best nightclub. Brisbane’s original live music venue, The Zoo, is where you’ll find a whole range of live acts to tap your feet to.
Most clubs kick off on a Friday night and you can keep going through till Monday morning if you really want.
We are not called Brisvegas for nothing!
You’ll have realized by now that aussies love their casino’s and there’s no better place to see this, in style, than Brisbane’s Treasury Casino. Built between 1885 and 1928 originally as an Officers Military Barracks this amazing building has been converted into not only a casino but a whole entertainment venue.
You don’t need to gamble, if it’s not your thing, the casino is Free to enter and you can just soak up the atmosphere over a few drinks or an evening meal.
Want to know more? check out www.treasurycasino.com.au
Like your art’s? Then head for the South Bank to find the Queensland Performing Arts Centre, theatres and bars where you’ll find regular plays musicals and events. Customs house in Queen Street is a heritage listed masterpiece with free guided tours and its own art gallery.