The City

The City offers a discovery in every direction. Home to over 1000 stores, including the largest range of flagship boutiques in Queensland, it is the state’s premier shopping destination. The Brisbane CBD is also a food and drink lovers paradise, with everything from burger joints and riverside bistros, to laneway bars and hidden cafes, as well as the most Good Food Guide-awarded venues in Queensland! Besides shopping and eating there’s The City Sounds free music program, countless events, a cinema, a casino, parks, galleries, performance spaces and even a bowling alley.

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Come and experience the true Wonder of Christmas as The City and South Bank unite to play host to Australia’s most extensive free festive entertainment program.

From extravagant set menus and casual drinks, to themed events and fireworks displays, The City and South Bank offers some of the coolest and largest New Year meeting spots around town.

The City is truly Queensland’s premier Christmas shopping destination. Here is our guide to shopping in The City this Christmas …

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Food & Drink

Irving Place

Sister café to Gramercy Coffee, Irving Place serves a nourishing menu made from fresh seasonal produce.

Food & Drink

Madtongsan II

Enjoy the famous soups, stir-fries or hot pots with complimentary sides of kimchi, sweet potato and pasta salad.