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Top Choice Modern Australian in New Farm


Years on, E’cco remains one of the state's gastronomic highlights. Polished yet personable staff deliver beautifully balanced, visually arresting dishes, which might see cured ocean trout flavoured with oyster emuls…
Top Choice Microbrewery in New Farm

Green Beacon Brewing Co

In a cavernous warehouse in post-industrial Teneriffe, Green Beacon brews some of Brisbane's best beers. The liquid beauties ferment in vast stainless-steel vats behind the long bar before flowing through the taps a…
Top Choice Bar in New Farm


Not only does the Triffid have an awesome beer garden (complete with shipping-container bars and a cassette-themed mural honouring Brisbane bands), it's also one of the city's top live-music venues. Music acts span …
Top Choice Arts Centre in New Farm

Brisbane Powerhouse

On the eastern flank of New Farm Park stands the Powerhouse, a once-derelict power station superbly transformed into a contemporary arts centre. Its innards pimped with graffiti remnants, industrial machinery and ol…
Microbrewery in New Farm

Newstead Brewing Co

What was once a bus depot is now a pumping microbrewery, its 12 taps pouring six standard house brews, one cider and five seasonal beers (dubbed the 'fun stuff' by one staffer). For an enlightening overview, order t…
Sweets in New Farm

New Farm Confectionery

For a locavore sugar rush, squeeze into this tiny confectioner, located on the side of the New Farm Six Cinemas. From the macadamia brittle and chocolate-coated Madagascan vanilla marshmallow, to the slabs of blackb…
Bridge in New Farm

Brisbane Riverwalk

Jutting out over the city's big, brown waterway, the Brisbane Riverwalk offers a novel way of surveying the Brisbane skyline. The 870m-long path – divided into separate walking and cycling lanes – runs between New F…
Coffee in New Farm

Death Before Decaf

Kick-ass speciality coffee, brewed all day and all through the night: this ink-loving, headbanging legend is a godsend for people craving a decent cup after 4pm. Death Before Decaf, we salute you.
Modern Australian in New Farm

Sourced Grocer

You can have your avocado on sourdough (with smoked labna, naturally) and buy your local Bee One Third honey at Sourced Grocer, an understatedly cool warehouse turned cafe-providore. Decked out with cushioned milk c…
Modern Australian in New Farm


On the riverbank level of the Brisbane Powerhouse is Watt, a breezy, contemporary space made for long, lazy vino sessions and people watching. Keep it casual with bar bites like Cuban fish tacos and manchego croquet…