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.
Enjoy traditional wood-fired pizzas and other Italian fare created with the finest ingredients.
Lefty's Old Time Music Hall has an intimate atmosphere unmistakably inspired by the debaucherous history of the American deep south.
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.
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.
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.