Where to buy gifts for him in Brisbane City - Visit Brisbane


Where to buy gifts for him in Brisbane City

Who says blokes are hard to buy for? Ditch the bulk socks and jocks buy and find something truly creative that will blow their minds. From boutique whiskies and hidden gems to amazing food or a pen like no other, check out our picks.

Malt Traders

Malt Traders South Bank

If he appreciates the artistry of a handcrafted whisky, make a beeline for Malt Traders. The locally owned and operated purveyor of fine consumables focuses on small parcel and craft beverages ... you're sure to find the perfect gift for that neat man in your life.

The Antique Guild, Edward St

Located next to Stamford Plaza and housed in a stunning 19th Century building, The Antique Guild offers a variety of one-off style gifts for the man who has everything. From art gallery collections to unique jewellery and furniture, this truly is a hidden gem of Brisbane CBD.

Crumpler, Adelaide St

An Aussie brand out of Melbourne that are as cool as they are functional, Crumpler proudly boasts the title as official luggage supplier to the 2016 Australian Olympic Team and when you visit their Adelaide Street store you’ll understand the hype. With bold colours, urban design and comfort at the core, Crumpler literally has seasonal gift-giving in the bag.

The Pen Shoppe, Brisbane Arcade

Brisbane Arcade

For men who appreciate the fine craftsmanship of writing instruments and accessories, The Pen Shoppe will delight. We love on-the-spot engraving for adding an intimate touch to your gift. 

M.J. Bale, Wintergarden

Perhaps the most fitting call-out with M.J. Bale is the self-description as ‘Gentlemen’s Clothiers’ and when you take a peek at their Wintergarden home, you can’t help but feel a little more refined. This season is all about plaid jackets and warm tones where navy is the new black, plus you’ll find a range suitable for the daring to the more subdued and everything in between. We also love the fact they offer custom suiting by appointment; a perfect gift for the tailored man in your life.

Indepal, Brisbane Arcade

Indepal is a true stand-out in the lineup of boutique shops that line the iconic Brisbane Arcade. Specialising in unique, handmade leather pieces created from top-grain buffalo leather, their men’s collection is expansive, with a range of styles intended for everyday use. We’re a huge fan of their messenger bags, and the duffels are a perfect size for weekend getaways. With brand pride placed on ethical standards of production, you can feel good about your choice too!

Hatted dining experiences, various


If it’s true that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, then a voucher to one of Australia’s top restaurants is sure to hit the bullseye. Brisbane CBD proudly boasts many world-class dining experiences, including Urbane (pictured), celebrity chef Matt Moran’s critically acclaimed ARIA, and newcomer Donna Chang. For a full list of CBD dining options, check out our fine dining article here.

Vintage Watch Co, Brisbane Arcade

Vintage Watch Co., Brisbane Arcade

Vintage Watch Co takes things back to basics in the best sense, with a stunning collection of new, modern and vintage timepieces from some of the world’s leading brands including Rolex, Omega, Cartier and Tag Heuer. With pre-loved heirlooms that tell the time and a story plus a wide range of new models, Vintage Watch Co knows how to make modern men tick.

The Shaver Shop, The Myer Centre

One of many Australian owned and operated retailers to call The Myer Centre home, Shaver Shop has been helping Aussie men out of hairy situations for almost 30 years. With grooming products and solutions for all types and gift cards available in-store, the Shaver Shop team are sure to have your man striding into 2019 with a renewed sense of swag.

JB Hi-Fi, Albert Street; MacArthur Central; Adelaide Street 

JB Hi-Fi are masters of man-cave essentials; a one-stop shop for every entertainment need. Famous for low prices and big brand names, JB Hi-Fi offers everything from big-screen TVs to drones, plus gaming consoles, games, and an unrivalled collection of CDs and DVDs.

Need more ideas?

Apartment - Since 2006 this store has stocked a carefully curated collection of both local and international labels.

Biome – Gift something with purpose from Biome. The eco store is filled with great gift sustainable ideas such as KeepCups or nice smelling natural products for men.

CONTRA – Hidden within the Blocksidge & Ferguson arcade, find new and established local and international high-end label

SWOP – Find vintage and quality second-hand finds for your man. Vintage Levis jacket? Yes!

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