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Top Choice Italian in Kangaroo Point & Woolloongabba

1889 Enoteca

Italian purists rightfully adore this moody, sophisticated bistro and wine store, where pasta is not served with a spoon (unless requested) and a Roman-centric menu delivers seductive dishes including carciofi alla …
Antiques in Kangaroo Point & Woolloongabba

Woolloongabba Antique Centre

Brisbane's biggest antiques centre is a veritable sea of memories and design inspiration. Scour its 60-plus stalls for original and upcycled furniture (including Danish Modernist pieces), collectable glassware, Amer…
Pizza in Kangaroo Point & Woolloongabba


'Little Sister' offers the pizzeria 2.0 experience: chianti bottles are ditched for organic and biodynamic wines, and Napoli posters for Bowie portraits. Good traditions, however, are not thrown out: Sorellina's lig…
Modern Australian in Kangaroo Point & Woolloongabba

Catbird Seat Bistro

Behind French-lattice windows, Catbird Seat runs an intimate, soulful affair, its bentwood chairs, blackboard specials and petite bar paging a somewhat Parisian air. Join gourmands and hopeless romantics for beautif…
Cafe in Kangaroo Point & Woolloongabba

Pearl Cafe

Channelling Melbourne and Paris with its Euro flair, Pearl is one of Brisbane's best-loved weekend brunch spots. There are freshly baked cakes on the counter, a sophisticated selection of spirits on the shelf, and b…
Cocktail Bar in Kangaroo Point & Woolloongabba

Canvas Club

Slap bang on Woolloongabba's main eating, drinking and shopping strip, Canvas sets a hip, arty scene for cheeky cocktail sessions. Debate the symbolism of the street-art mural while downing seasonal libations like t…
Pub in Kangaroo Point & Woolloongabba

Story Bridge Hotel

Beneath the bridge at Kangaroo Point, this beautiful 1886 pub and beer garden is perfect for a pint after a long day exploring. Regular live music (see the website for upcoming acts) and a good choice of drinking an…
Jazz in Kangaroo Point & Woolloongabba

Brisbane Jazz Club

Straight out of the bayou, this tiny riverside jazz shack has been Brisbane’s jazz beacon since 1972. Anyone who’s anyone in the scene plays here when they’re in town.
Stadium in Kangaroo Point & Woolloongabba


You can cheer both AFL football and interstate and international cricket at the Gabba in Woolloongabba, south of Kangaroo Point. If you’re new to cricket, try and get along to a Twenty20 match, which sees the game i…
Cafe in Kangaroo Point & Woolloongabba

Cliffs Cafe

Looking straight out at the river, skyline and City Botanic Gardens, lofty Cliffs offers what is arguably the best view of Brisbane. It’s a casual, open-air pavilion, serving big breakfasts, panini, burgers, fish an…