Spotlight On Brisbane’s Neighbourhoods: South Bank

South Bank is an important cultural and educational hub in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It is part of the South Brisbane neighbourhood and situated on the south side of Brisbane River. It features approximately 17 hectares of parklands, quality restaurants, and live events are held throughout the year. Additionally, from South Bank, you can admire stunning views of the Brisbane River and capture jaw-dropping pictures of Mother Nature.

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South Bank features a plethora of interesting landmarks and point of interest which attract thousands of tourists and visitors each year. For example, some of the most popular cultural centres in South Bank are The Queensland Art Gallery, The State Library of Queensland, and the Queensland Museum. Similarly, the Queensland Maritime Museum is situated very close to the Goodwill Bridge as well as South Bank Parklands and it features an impressive exhibition building. Also, when you come here, you can also visit a large library, the lighthouse, and even a couple of vessels which are no longer used today.

Also, some of the most popular and famous restaurants in Brisbane are actually situated on the Grey Street. Here you can also find a lot of boutiques and small shops from where you can buy gifts and souvenirs. There are also several 5-star hotels on this street, if you are interested in luxury accommodations in Brisbane.

Australian Cinematheque

This impressive cinema is located in the Gallery of Modern Art and it usually displays different types of exhibitions and film programs that feature certain thematic. At the Australian Cinemathque, you can also sample the hard work of various Australian filmmakers and famous artists who present their latest masterpieces here. Make sure that you call in advance and reserve a few seats if you want to visit with your loved ones, as this place can get busy sometimes.

Aquitaine Brasserie

As the name suggests, this is a French restaurant situated in South Bank which offers stunning views of the city. Many types of meals and snacks from all parts of the world are served here and it is worth mentioning that this restaurant features an impressive wine list. Whether you want to sip a delicious coffee with your friends or you are in the mood for a romantic evening in the company of your life partner, the Aquitaine Brasseries is the perfect place for you.

Baba Ganouj

For thousands of years, residents of Lebanon have eaten a special type of bread called “saj”. This type of bread is hand-rolled and cooked in clay ovens, and it is available for customers at Baba Ganouj, a small restaurant located in South Bank. Here you can choose from multiple types of saj, carefully prepared by experienced cooks, which are filled with different Lebanon flavours. As toppings, you can select from tomatoes, onions or lamb. This restaurant also offers many other types of traditional Lebanon dishes, so make sure that you visit it if you want to enjoy a brand new culinary experience.

Bacchus

This is a unique restaurant and bar in South Bank where you can take advantage of exquisite dining experiences. The wine list at Bacchus is comprehensive and carefully selected by the experts, giving you the opportunity to choose from champagnes or delicious vintage wines. This restaurant received a plethora of awards over the years for the quality and excellent shown in serving customers. Make sure that you spend an evening at Bacchus and your Brisbane vacation will be unforgettable.

Bamboo Basket

On the other hand, this chic restaurant features Chinese influences and it is a wonderful place to visit if you are in the mood for Chinese food. Here the specialists cook fresh noodles and dumplings and the interior decor is vibrant and lively. There are also many types of meals and dishes belonging to the traditional Chinese cuisine you can sample here and of course, at the Bamboo Basket you can sip from numerous types of green and black teas.

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On the other hand, if you are visiting Brisbane with your kids then don’t forget to come to the Aquativity, a famous and hugely entertaining water park in South Bank. This park is specially designed to promote outdoor activities to both adults and kids alike and educational play elements are also featured in this park. For example, different types of activities help kids grasp an early understanding about water, its cycle in nature, and its importance in life.

Similarly, this large water park also houses a plethora of species of fish and mammals as well as several coffee shops where adults can relax while their little ones have fun in the park. Shaded areas as well as public toilets and a car park are also available at Aquativity.

Beach House Health Bar

This bar is famous for healthy treats at reasonable prices and it is located on the Grey Street in South Bank. Here you can taste delicious ice creams as well as sorbets and other appetizing snacks. This restaurant also offers sugar-free and gluten-free snacks and many types of fruits and meals prepared from natural ingredients, with no additives or preservatives added. This place will definitely be appealing to your kids.

At Beach House Health Bar you can also enjoy freshly squeezed fruit juice, an impressive selection of coffees as well as shakes and smoothies of all kind. Whether you are visiting with your kids or your life partner, you will find the snacks and drinks served here enjoyable and you are very likely to come back again. Lastly, the Beach House Health Bar also features a breathtaking panoramic view of the city you will definitely fall in love with.

Using Coach or Minibus Hire In and Around South Bank

If you are looking for a comfortable and safe way to tour South Bank then you can take advantage of our affordable coach and minibus hire services. Our transport services are ideal for both foreigners and locals who are on group travel here in Brisbane. You can also trust us to provide the best rates for coach and minibus hire in Brisbane!

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