Eat and Drink
Things To Do
West End has a quirky, local characteristic described as a fusion of cultures and mix of alternative and vintage. The shops, restaurants and lively lifestyle reflect this inner-city suburb’s eclectic charm. Stroll through the weekend markets, where aspiring designers peddle their wares among organic grocers, cosy bars and coffee houses. If you like to keep track of your food’s carbon footprint, West End is the place to feed your hunger for organic produce, drinks and cocktails. The music scene is pumping – West End’s bars and clubs have been pulsating since the early days of the Saints, the Go-Betweens and the Bee Gees.
Feel good with this unique and delicious real-food experience.
Formerly known as The Hi Fi, one of the liveliest and most popular nightspots in West End attracting a big line-up of musicians is Max Watt's.
No longer is a pint of beer simply a pint of beer, or a schooner simply a schooner. One must ask where the wheat came from, how and when the yeast was added and where it was brewed. Discover the Breweries of Brisbane.
Source the freshest for your weekly fruit & veg shop, grab a coffee and browse locally made goods, vintage clothing and wares while taking in the unique West End community vibe.
Part MTV unplugged, part intimate bedroom lament, Rumour Has It marries a modern-day music legend with Australia’s fastest-rising cabaret star.
The Gunshop Cafe offers a relaxed environment with enticing aromas of great food.
Balloons Over Brisbane is one of Australia's most established balloon rides, floating over Brisbane's picturesque Scenic Rim, enjoy a morning when time stands still to experience your first balloon ride, in this most traditional form of flight.
Anyone for chess, coffee or chocolate? This dedicated cafe will satisfy your cravings while serving an international menu with lashings of live jazz and blues.
Box Vintage is one of Brisbane's best sources of the clothing of yesteryear.
This specialty marketplace features an eclectic mix of treasures, tucker and performance.
Brisbane By Bicycle offers daily bicycle tours of Brisbane. Join them on a fun, easy-paced bike tour and discover Brisbane.
Loft is a late-night lounge and dining venue in West End catering to those who enjoy a few of the finer things in life.
Lychee Lounge offers Asian-inspired bites and wicked cocktails.
Guaranteed to increase your level of beer appreciation.