Your comprehensive guide to shopping Queen Street Mall

Shopping in Brisbane City is a vibrant adventure – with more than 700 stores along the Queen Street Mall (and over 1000 across the whole CBD) it can be a challenge to know where to find what you’re looking for.

We’ve attempted to capture as much as possible in this comprehensive guide below. 

Download a printable map of Queen Street Mall and surrounding streets here.

Shopping centres and arcades off Queen Street Mall 

QueensPlaza

Queen Street Mall shopping

QueensPlaza is the glitzy home to high-end brands and Queensland’s flagship five-storey David Jones department store. The ground floor is home to luxury brands Chanel, Furla, Burberry, Tiffany, Louis Vuitton, Bvlgari, Paspaley, Salvatore Ferragamo, as well as Mimco, Calibre, Mecca Cosmetica, Michael Hill Jeweller and Perrott’s Florist.

Downstairs is a circular food court with quick grab-and-go style eateries alongside Just Jeans, Kikki K, Australian Geographic, Card & Caboodle, T2, plus a range of beauty stores including Get Threaded, Hairhouse Warehouse, Laser Clinics and iBeauty, and a Coles Express supermarket.

Upstairs are a number of fashion stores including Alannah Hill, Carla Zampatti, Sportscraft, Wittner, Review, Witchery, Marcs and Saba.

Wintergarden

Wintergarden

Wintergarden is the centre with the steel butterfly sculpture over the front. Within you’ll find multiple levels and tiers with a range of local and national boutiques, including a lots of dedicated menswear stores. 

Just off the mall through the many entrances you’ll find Veronika Maine, Cue, French Connection, Dinosaur Designs, Swarovski, Pigeonhole, Ben Sherman, Coach, Seed and Mecca Cosmetica. Deep inside the centre look for Lee jeans, Designer Archives, Flower, Aquila, Oxford, Jack London, MJ Bale, Peter Jackson, Tommy Hilfiger, Rodd & Gunn, Maggie T, Peter Sheppard, SheikeSambag and special gem My Style Emporium (which sells locally made goods).

Below ground you’ll find a large food court plus Athlete’s Foot shoes and Jurlique beauty. On the upper level is a number of casual restaurants and a Strike Bowling bar.

The Myer Centre

The Myer Centre Queen Street Mall

The biggest of Queen Street Mall’s shopping centres, The Myer Centre sits at the George St end of the mall. At the very top you’ll find the Event Cinemas and a games arcade, along with Lincraft, Oxfam Shop, Best & Less, Daiso, Riot Art & Craft and more. Towards the bottom is a massive food court spanning two levels, a Target department store and Coles Express supermarket.

In the middle floors you’ll find the flagship Myer department store and keep an eye out for women's fashion stores Bardot, JeansWest, Just Jeans, Jacqui E, Honey Birdette, Crossroads, Katies, Sussan, Temt, Sunburn, Novo, Wittner, Ziera and more; menswear stores Politix, Roger David, Tarocash, Florsheim, Skinnys and RM Williams; and jewellers and accessory stores Goldmark, Emma & Roe, Angus & Coote, Swatch, Prouds, Watchworks, Lovisa, Starkles, Strandbags and Mano. Find homewares at Bed Bath ‘n’ Table or Myer. 

Brisbane Arcade

Brisbane Arcade

This historic arcade is an icon along the Queen Street Mall. Within the 1923-built dwelling you’ll find two levels plus a basement of small, boutique stores with lots of local Brisbane fashion and jewellery designers calling the space home. 

As far as jewellery designers and stores go there are more than 20 in the arcade. On the Street Level you’ll find CitiGold, Hofstays, Pandora, Robert White Jewellers, Stones Diamond Ring Specialists and Vintage Watch Co, and on the Gallery Level find Ashley Douglas, Brisbane Jewellers Workshop, Bradley Fine Jewellery, Charlie Rufus Jeweller, Details Designer Jewllery, Duncan Vickers Engraver, Girls love Pearls, James Tyler Jeweller, John Stone Designers Jeweller, Kimmison Jewellery, Kosta Gold & Diamonds, Kellies Antiques, Stephen Dibb Jewellery and Yilin Chang Jewellery.

Brisbane designers calling the arcade home include Tengdahl, Irma J Smith, House of Dower, Maiocchi, Pia du Pradal and Darb Bridal Couture. Also look out for specialty shops The Model Shoppe, The Tea Centre and Il Mare shoes.

Tattersall’s Arcade

Another historic arcade, Tattersall’s Arcade opened in 1926 and takes its name from the private membership Tattersall’s Club in which it is housed. All on one level, stop into high-end stores Longchamp, Optiko, Hunt Leather, Canturi and Robert’s Menswear. Cute Italian cafe Marchetti does an excellent cannoli and coffee.

MacArthur Central

MacArthur Central - Photographer: Steve Ryan

MacArthur Central is home to many utility stores and the only full-sized supermarket in the city. Woolworths can be found on the basement floor nearby a BWS bottle shop and Priceline pharmacy. On the ground and upper floors find Big W department store, on the upper floor is a food court and JB HiFi.

Mega international retailers along Queen Street Mall

The mall has some big international players that have opened shop. A two-storey H&M (Queensland’s only store with H&M Home too) and three-storey Uniqlo sit side-by-side  with massive glass window-fronts. Opposite, a three-storey Zara houses the Spanish label’s woman, man and child ranges.

At the other end of the mall under Next Hotel sits a two-storey Forever 21 filled with affordable fashion, and down Albert St, on the corner of Elizabeth St, lies British brand Topshop and Topman.

Stores on the mall

A number of big Australian brands call QSM home. Towards the Edward St end of the mall you’ll find fashion brands Lorna Jane, RM Williams, Nine West, Portmans, Coach, Dotti, Country Road, French Connection, Cue, Seed, alongside tourist shop Australia The Gift and telcos Optus, Virgin, VodaFone and Telstra.

Towards the George St/Casino end of the Queen Street Mall you’ll find large stores for Cotton On, Myer, Rebel Sport, Jo Mercer, Lush, Valley Girl, JayJays, Forever New, Strandbags, Sportsgirl, The Reject Shop and Priceline.

Shopping along Albert Street

Albert St crosses over at the middle of the Queen Street Mall. Head in the direction of Elizabeth St to find streetwear brands Hype DC, Nike, HoopDreams, Universal Store plus JB Hi-Fi, mega bookstore Dymocks and adventure-wear shop Kathmandu.

Towards the King George Square side of Albert St drop into Rocking Horse for records and more, Perfect Potion for natural oils and scents, and Off Ya Tree for alternative clothing.

Streets surrounding Queen Street Mall

Showroom, Edward St; Brisbane City

Along Edward St expect to find luxury retailers such as Oroton, TAG Huer, Max Mara, Hermes, Cartier and much more, plus drop into Le Bon Choix for French pastries and Showroom above it for unique and locally made homewares and more. Adelaide St has a variety of small, boutique shops including Monster Threads, Verge Girl, Gardams and various hairdressers. Elizabeth St is like a mini Korea-town with lots of Korean eateries plus menswear shop Scotch & Soda and streetwear store Culture Kings.

Download a printable map of Queen Street Mall and surrounding streets here.

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