Wonderful West End

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You cannot describe Brisbane without the words ‘multicultural’, ‘artistic’, and ‘chic’. The suburb of West End is all these things and more. Known for its unique personality and fun offerings, here are just a few of the things you will want to do while visiting.

Unique Markets


Davies Park Markets is the place to be. Locals and tourists alike converge every Saturday from 6 am to 2 pm to stock up on fresh fruit, have a bite to eat from the variety of food stalls, and even buy unique pieces of clothing and jewellery.

Classic Dining

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West End keeps locals entertained at night with its popular bars and taverns, and during the day at its cafes and restaurants. Sleep in and treat yourself to a delicious brunch, many with menus catering to an array of dietary requirements and tastes.

Artistic Flair

Artists and art-lovers flock to West End to create and see beautiful and thought-provoking displays. If you are interested in learning more, Brisbane Greeters is a free tour run by volunteers. Or you can venture out on your own – just make sure you don’t forget to bring your camera!

Fun Courses

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Want to learn a new skill while you are visiting West End? Locals are eager to share their expertise, with cooking classes, dance classes and second-language classes available for all ages and experience levels.

Local History

The rich history of the area is plain for all to see. Stunning architectural pieces have been preserved, with a number of roads heritage listed.

These are just a few of the great things you can see and do in the West End. The next time you venture into Brisbane, make sure to spend a day or two here. You won’t regret it!

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