Bulimba & Hawthorne

Bulimba Ferry Terminal

The quaint riverside suburbs of Bulimba and Hawthorne combine village charm with contemporary elegance. The suburbs are home to classic old cinemas, art galleries, bookshops, alfresco eateries and beautifully renovated Queenslander houses, making this district a great place to visit and explore. The main hub of Oxford St pulses during the day, with fashion houses, eclectic boutiques and chic cafes enjoying lively activity. If you’re looking for the perfect riverside picnic spot, playgrounds with a difference or a leafy open space to relax in, Bulimba and Hawthorne have you covered with reserves, leafy parks and special off-leash areas for dogs.

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Originally an open-air cinema from the early 1900s, Balmoral Cineplex is a great place to enjoy time out in trendy Bulimba.

Coco Bliss is the perfect spot for the health-conscious, eco-warriors or those just after some simple, fresh food - it serves vegan, gluten-free and raw-food options.

Barcadia is your friendly neighbourhood kitchen and bar in Bulimba that focuses on hearty share plates for a casual, community dining experience.


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