Some suburbs, however, manage to stand out, whether it’s due to a concentrated number of cafes in one location or the generous menu selection of individual venues. Ranging from Woolloongabba to Paddington, here are some of Brisbane’s best suburbs for brunch.
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Brisbane’s best spots for brunch
Located north of Brisbane city, Clayfield is home to plenty of fresh and healthy breakfast options for families to choose from. Many of the eateries are stretched along Sandgate Road, including popular options such as My Mistress – home to many all-day breakfast options such as waffles, bagels, Japanese styled cabbage pancakes, and more. Otherwise, away from the busy street is the Let Minnow Cafe, with eggs Benedict, breakfast burritos, french toast and plenty more.
Many of Woolloongabba’s cafes surround the Gabba stadium, with options scattered along Logan Road and Stanley Street. Only two streets over from the Gabba is the Pawpaw Cafe on Potts Street, serving up breakfast all day long. Choose between the venue’s signature hash, breakfast burrito, pancakes, açai bowels, and more. Otherwise, the Pearl Cafe is another favourite, located on Logan Road, offering dishes such as muffins, granola, pancakes, and Turkish style eggs.
Also located among Brisbane’s northern suburbs is Nundah, home of many delicious brunch options. The offering is of abundance along Sandgate Road, near Oxenham Park. The Chapel Park Cafe is a standout, with breakfast sandwiches, curry scramble, avocado toast, and much more. Alternatively, Fuel & Co is about two minutes from Sandgate Road, with a quieter location on Buckland Road.
Though many cafes are sprinkled throughout the suburb of West End, a concentration of restaurants exist along Boundary Road. This includes the Eat Mii Cafe, Avid Kitchen and Garden, West End Coffee House, Ugees, The Three Monkeys, and more. Located near the intersection of Boundary Road and Vulture Street is the Miss Bliss Whole Foods Kitchen, serving plenty of healthy brunch options. Choose between the hazelnut and ginger granola, bliss bowl, crushed avocado, and many other fresh dishes.
South Brisbane’s Annerley plays host to countless cafes, predominately located along Ipswich Road. The Little Clive Cafe draws the attention of many Brisbanites, with its modern design and plenty of nearby parking. The venue also has a menu specifically for brunch, with options such as strawberry pancakes, cheeseburgers, eggs Benedict, porridge, bacon and egg wraps, and more. There’s plenty of other dining options along the stretch of Ipswich Road, including the Groove Cafe, Fuel Espresso, the Box’d Espresso Bar, and the Wild Spice Kitchen.
Camp Hill, home of White Hill Reserve, is located only 15 minutes southeast of Brisbane CBD, making it the perfect spot for families hoping to escape the city and couple brunch with a hike. Unlike other locations, many of Camp Hill’s cafes are somewhat evenly scattered throughout the suburb. Although, there is a smaller collection of nearby eateries conveniently located only five minutes from the White Hill Reserve, including the Picnic Cafe, In A Pickle, Blackbird Espresso, Florence Cafe, and Martha’s Street Kitchen.
There’s no shortage of brunch options in the Fortitude Valley, with cafes spread across the suburb. A favoured cafe among the range is the King Arthur Cafe, with an all-day breakfast menu for guests to taste. The menu features many favourites, including porridge, French toast, eggs on toast and more. Otherwise, there’s plenty of other worthy locations to stop by, including the No. 5 Cafe, Fortitude Café and The Causeway.
Paddington is home to many quaint cafes, with options plotted along Latrobe Terrace. Some of these include Westport and Lee, Cafe 107, the Atticus Finch Cafe, and Cafe Bema. Chapter IV is a popular choice, with an all-day breakfast menu featuring eggs Florentine, a big breakfast, eggs Benedict, muffins, and more.
For those eager to take a stroll along the Brisbane River after a delicious brunch, South Brisbane may be the solution. The suburb has a large number of cafes spanning along Grey Street and Little Stanley Street, conveniently close to the South Bank Parklands. Some of the praised venues throughout the suburb include Pourboy and Gauge.
New Farm is a popular brunching destination of Brisbane. The Brisbane Powerhouse, Watt Restaurant with its river views is a firm favourite but there are also countless dining options stretching along Merthyr Road. Locals often enjoy a trip to Little Loco, with a charming layout and an all-day breakfast menu to enjoy. Otherwise, some other popular options along the stretch include No Name Cafe, Mylk + Ko, and Ginger and Rose.
With a plethora of cafes and restaurants scattered around Brisbane suburbs, it won’t be too long before you nab yourself a favourite place to live and brunch with friends and family.