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Local Amenities in Brisbane

Transport

South Bank and the Brisbane City Centre is walking distance from South Central, however, the following public transport is available. Information and timetables for Bus, Ferry and Train services can be found at www.transinfo.qld.gov.au

Bus [0.6km]

The closest bus service is the Cultural Centre Busway on Melbourne Street. To get there:

Head northeast on Peel Street towards Hope Street
Turn right at Grey Street
Turn left at Melbourne Street and continue 50 metres to Busway

Ferry / CityCat Terminal [1.2km]

The CityCat runs along the Brisbane River starting from Hamilton through the city to the University of Queensland at West End with various stops along the route. The CityCat terminal closest to South Central is adjacent to QPAC at South Bank.

Train Station [600m]
The closest Train Station is South Brisbane station which is on Grey Street, about a 5 minute walk (opposite QPAC). Train timetables can be found on the website. To get there:

Head northeast on Peel Street towards Hope Street
Turn right at Grey Street
Turn right at Melbourne Street

ph: 07 3235 1039 | www.qr.com.au

Con-x-ion Airport Transfers.
Con-X-ion provide the most frequent and direct shuttle transfer services.
Con-X-ion meet all major flights and provide charter options for travellers arriving outside of scheduled service times or for those requiring a premium service.

To book you shuttle please follow the link: Click here to book your airport transfer

Taxis 

Yellow Cabs ph: 13 19 24
www.yellowcab.com.au

Black and White Cabs ph: 131 008
www.blackandwhitecabs.com.au

Brisbane Domestic and International Airport [15.5km]

Tourist Attractions

Wheel of Brisbane [0.8km]

The Wheel of Brisbane stands 60 metres tall, illuminating the South Bank skyline and river with thousands of LED lights at night and presenting an exciting new landmark for visitors and locals alike. The wheel has 42 air-conditioned, fully enclosed capsules each capable of seating up to 6 adults and 2 children. Each ride is of 12 to 15 minutes duration (which roughly equates to 3 or 4 wheel rotations) and offers unique panoramic 360 degree views of the river and city.

Tickets: $15 for adults, $10 for children 12 years and under and $2 for children aged between 1 year and 3 years. Private gondolas (carriage) may be booked ($95). There is a 10% discount on tickets purchased online.

Cultural Forecourt, Russell Street, South Bank

Opening Hours: Seven days a week, from 10am to 10pm.

Botanic Gardens [1.5km]

The riverside City Botanic Garden has a number of attractions including Bamboo Grove, Weeping Fig Avenue, Mangrove Boardwalk and ornamental ponds along with the River Stage for special events such as concerts and offers 10 outdoor designated booking areas that may be reserved for wedding ceremonies or corporate functions. The areas range from scenic lillyponds, intimate small areas or large open grassed areas.

The City Botanic Gardens are only a 10-15 minute walk from the city centre with entrances on George Street (in front of Parliament House), via the Goodwill Bridge or Alice Street (at the intersections of either Edward Street or Albert Street).

Conrad Treasury Casino [1.2km]

There’s always something big happening at Treasury - with five bars, six restaurants and a lively world of ever-changing entertainment, you’ll never run short of something to do at Treasury. For zany comedians, big name music acts, DJs, fashion and more, head to Treasury where there’s always something fresh, live and exciting going on!

21 Queen St, Brisbane
ph: 07 3306 8888

Parliament House [1.6km]

Watch the Queensland State Parliament in action from the visitors' gallery and/or take a free half an hour tour of Parliament House and its treasure trove of antiques. Tours are conducted throughout the year except public holidays. When parliament is sitting, tours are conducted at 10:30 am and 2:30 pm only. For Parliament sitting times visit the website or phone 3406 7111. Saturday and Sunday tours are conducted between 10:00 am - 2:00 pm for a duration of 20 minutes.

Corner George and Alice Streets, Brisbane City

Restaurants

A list of all the restaurants in Brisbane can be found at: www.bestrestaurants.com.au/location/Brisbane.aspx

South Brisbane/South Bank

Peel St Kitchen
35 Peel St, South Brisbane
ph: 07 3846 2780
www.peelstkitchen.com.au

Ahmet’ Licensed Turkish Restaurant
Shop 10 164 Grey St, South Bank
ph: 07 3846 6699

Amici’s Italian Restaurant
Shop 26B Little Stanley St, South Bank
ph: 07 3844 8806

Brewhouse and Boardroom Restaurant
167 Grey St, South Bank
ph: 07 3846 6033

Café Lagoonas
Shop 30B/445 Stanley Street, South Bank
ph: 07 3844 8092

Café San Marco
416 South Bank Parklands, South Bank
ph: 07 3846 4334

Chez Laila
Clem Jones Promenade, South Bank
ph: 07 3846 3402

Decks Café
26A Waterways Ave, South Bank
ph: 07 3846 4036

Era Bistro
102 Melbourne Street (Cnr Merivale Street), South Brisbane
ph: 07 3255 2033
www.erabistro.com.au

Fox Hotel
Cnr Melbourne &Hope Street, South Brisbane
ph: 07 3844 2883
www.thefox.com.au

Ginga Japanese Restaurant
Shop 11 &12 Little Stanley Street, South Bank
ph: 07 3846 2313

Hot Plate
Shop 6D Grey Street, South Bank
ph: 07 3846 6388

Obsession Chinese Restaurant and Café
Shop A5 Little Stanley St, South Bank
ph: 07 3844 3373

Parklands Bar and Grill
Rydges South Bank Grey St, South Bank
ph: 07 3364 0844

Peel St Kitchen
35 Peel St, South Brisbane
ph: 07 3846 2780
www.peelstkitchen.com.au

River Canteen
The Boardwalk, South Bank Parklands
ph: 07 3846 1880

Rydges Southbank Brisbane
Cnr Grey and Glenelg Sts, South Bank
ph: 07 3844 8448

Star on Little Stanley Café and Bar
Little Stanley St, 12/166 Grey St
ph: 07 3844 8448

Tastes of India
Upstairs Boardwalk South Bank
ph: 07 3846 2888

Three Monkey’s Coffee &Tea House
58 Mollison Street, South Brisbane
ph: 07 3844 6045

Timmy’s Restaurant
Shop 4B Galleria Complex, Grey Street
ph: 07 3846 1866

Viet De Lites
166 Grey St, South Bank
ph: 07 3844 7688

Wang Dynasty Southbank Asian Restaurant
No. 41 North Riverside Restaurant , South Bank
ph: 07 3844 8318
 

West End
Caravanserai
1-3 Dornoch Tce, West End QLD 4101
ph: 07 3217 2617

El Torito
146 Boundary St, West End QLD 4101
ph: 07 3844 5977

The Forest Café and Bar
124 Boundary St, West End QLD 4101
ph: 07 3846 6184

The Jazzy Cat Café
56 Mollison St, West End QLD 4101
ph: 07 3846 2544

Lychee Lounge
Shop 2, 92 Boundary St, West End QLD 4101
ph: 07 3846 0544
www.lycheelounge.com

Melbourne Hotel
2 Browning St, West End, QLD, 4101
ph: 07 3844 1571

Mondo Restaurant
166 Hardgrave Rd, West End QLD 4101
ph: 07 3844 1132
www.mondo-organics.com.au

Punjabi Palace
135 Melbourne Street, West End QLD 4101
ph: 07 3846 3884
www.punjabipalace.com.au

Quan Tanh
Shop 5, 75 Hardgrave Rd, West End QLD 4101
ph: 07 3846 3849

Sitar Indian Restaurant
195 Melbourne St, West End QLD 4101
ph: 07 3846 7271
www.sitar.com.au

Tibetan Kitchen
59 Hardgrave Rd West End QLD 4101
ph: 07 3844 7355

Tukka Restaurant
145b Boundary St, West End QLD 4101
ph: 07 3846 6333
www.tukkarestaurant.com.au

Retail

West End Retail Precinct

West End Market Place [50m] – includes a Coles Supermarket and 25 specialty shops
Browning St retail precinct [75m] - Fashion boutiques, restaurants, cafes, bars and other specialty shops
Melbourne Street retail precinct &SW1 [100m] - Fashion boutiques, restaurants, cafes, bars and other specialty shops
Boundary Street retail precinct [100m] - Fashion boutiques, restaurants, cafes, bars and other specialty shops

South Bank Retail Precinct

Grey Street retail precinct [700m] - Fashion boutiques, restaurants, cafes, bars and other specialty shops
Little Stanley St retail precinct [900m] - Fashion boutiques, restaurants, cafes, bars and other specialty shops

Brisbane City

Queen Street Mall [950m] – includes major department stores David Jones and Myer, fashion boutiques, restaurants, cafes, bars and other specialty shops

Markets

South Bank Markets [1.3km]

Every Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday, the South Bank Lifestyle Market features an exciting range of arts, crafts, homewares, collectibles, exotic items, designer fashion, delicious treats, organic produce and more. Listen to our fabulous music and entertainment. The markets are an ideal way to find a unique gift, or simply stroll through and enjoy the atmosphere.

Stanley Street Plaza, South Bank
www.southbankmarket.com.au/

Movies

South Bank Cinema [1.1km]
The South Bank 5 Cinema complex is located in the heart of South Bank on Grey Street. The cinema screens all the latest and greatest films and is home to the biggest screen in Queensland. Movie Session times can be found at: www.cineplex.com.au

167 Grey St, South Brisbane
Ph: 07 3846 5188

Recreational / Sporting

Suncorp Stadium [1.8km]
Suncorp Stadium is the home ground of the Brisbane Broncos NRL Team, the Queensland Roar A-League Soccer Team and the Queensland Reds Super 14 team.

40 Castlemaine Street, Milton (just two kilometres from Brisbane's CBD)
Ph: 07 3331 5000

The Gabba [2.9km]
Gate 7, Vulture Street, Woolloongabba
Ph: 07 3008 6166

Education

South Bank Institute of TAFE [635m]
Open Learning Institute of TAFE [190m]
Griffith University South Bank Campus [670m]
Queensland University of Technology [1.2km]
University of Queensland [1.7km]

Health

Hospital
Mater Hospital [2.0km]
Raymond Terrace, South Brisbane Qld 4101
Ph: 07 3163 8630
www.mater.org.au/Home/Hospitals.aspx

Medical Centre
West End Medical Practice [0.8km]
38 Russell Street, West End, QLD 4101
Ph: (07) 3846 4888

Chemist
Andrew Tanos Pharmacy [0.9km]
197a Boundary St West End QLD 4101
ph: 07 3844 3086

Gladstone Road Pharmacy [1.5km]
Shop 3/ 30-34 Gladstone Rd West End QLD 4101
ph: 07 3844 4820

Newsagents

South Brisbane Newsagency [0.4km]
Railway Station South Brisbane QLD 4101
ph: 07 3844 4208

West End Markets News & Caskets [0.5km]
69 Boundary St West End QLD 4101
ph: 07 3844 7383