Institute of Modern Art
The Institute of Modern Art in the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts is an excellent noncommercial gallery with an industrial...
Jan Murphy Gallery
Fronted by a strip of astroturf, this charcoal-grey gallery is a leading exhibition space in the thick of Fortitude Valley’s gallery...
Offers action-packed circus classes (tumbling, balancing, jumping, trapeze work) for budding young carnies.
Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts
A medium-sized creative space (300 seats max) for cutting-edge performances: contemporary dance and world music, Indigenous theatre,...
This gritty diner has been serving up authentic pasta and pizza in the Valley since 1974 and the original Italian owners still run the...
One of Brisbane’s best restaurants, Ortiga offers a stylish upstairs tapas bar (heavy on the meats) with a pressed-tin ceiling and window bench, and an elegant subterranean dining room with an open kitchen. Top picks include Basque pork sausage, pulpo a gallega (Galician-braised octopus) and whole slow-cooked lamb shoulder. Kick-ass cocktails, too.