Eat and Drink
Things to do
If you want to be immersed in good food, great shopping and premier live sport, Caxton Street and The Barracks have you covered. Exuding an energetic vibe under the imposing shadow of Suncorp Stadium, Caxton Street is alive most weekends as hundreds of footy fans converge on the strip. The Barracks has become a landmark retail and commercial hub, integrating heritage-listed buildings and architecture. A former city jail, police station and army barracks at different times, the Barracks offers a range of dining, shopping and entertainment options.
A wine bar, luncheonette and oyster bar, Cabiria is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Lefty's Old Time Music Hall has an intimate atmosphere unmistakably inspired by the debaucherous history of the American deep south.
With a vast range, Wheel & Barrow provides you with creative gift ideas or an item to enhance your home.
For the local bearded hipster, head to Hopster for the latest boutique craft beers and a tasty tapas menu.
Spanish tapas and shared plates plus wines from the Latin world.
The Palace Barracks Cinemas complex offers mainstream, independent and international films.
A Brisbane bar with a Latin touch, Casablanca is part of the Caxton St nightlife strip.
Pamela's Pantry provides mouth-watering gourmet takeaway meals, along with a highly respected catering service.
The Chelsea serves up modern cuisine with a focus on freshness and simplicity.
Sport, history, culture and a love of beer and food intermingle at Caxton St and The Barracks, the inner-city precinct of Paddington and Petrie Terrace.
Banana Benders Backpackers provides quality, affordable and fun accommodation. Offering a variety of room types and many added extras such as airport shuttle bus, job club and party nights.