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West End

Address: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Ranked #56 of 279 things to do in Brisbane
Type: Neighborhoods, Other
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Type: Neighborhoods, Other

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English first
Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
25 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

Many restaurants offering a variety of international cuisine..Lots of live entertainment to enjoy. . . Suggest, if visiting West End alone , probably best to visit during the day

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93 reviews 93 reviews
46 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

A great shopping and cafe/bistro district of Brisbane... Does not have a stuffy feel but rather a ethnically rich and relaxed atmosphere with wonderful shopping or culinary experiences around each corner... There are great West End markets to experience and some of the venues provide live music on weekends and some week nights worth a stroll through ...

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Mooloolaba, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We liked the buzzing atmosphere, the variety of shops, but everything seemed a bit "tired". Probably it's better at night when you can't see everything as it is. We have had good meals here - at night, which is why we decided to come back for a wander to see if we knew different places from our youth.

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52 reviews 52 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

If you have time to spend in West End I suggest you take a round trip on Bus Route 198 which leaves from the stop outside Coles. This bus route is incredible as it goes up and down and around all the hills in West End and Highgate Hill. I couldn't believe it when we turned down this very narrow... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Hugh selection of cafes, bar, restaurants, From nearly every corner of the planet. You will struggle to choose.

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Brisbane, Australia
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202 reviews 202 reviews
108 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

West End is well known for its Cafes, Restaurants, Bars, Markets, Etc.. I have been here a few times over the years and it never disappoints, This time I was here with a few friends for breakfast after a big night out in the city. West End is always busy and within walking distance from SouthBank and Brisbane CBD Best... More 

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108 reviews 108 reviews
46 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Boundary Street is the heart of West End, with a string of services, shops, restaurants, cafe's and bars providing a very cosmopolitan experience. Nearby weekend farmers markets offer some excellent fresh produce, and the whole area is river bound providing access to long bike & walkways. Don't make plans, just go and check it all out, stopping wherever takes your... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

West End is about 3 k from Brisbane city and is a bustling suburb full of great places to eat, drink, shop and on saturday the local produce market down by the river is great fun and food value. Get there early on a Saturday and enjoy a greet breakfast from one of the food vans. Go there for lunch... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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306 reviews 306 reviews
138 attraction reviews
184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

West End has lots of different options for food and drinks. Trendy atmosphere. People are happy and friendly. It is busy, but you can still get a park without too much trouble (most of it is metered street parking). It was easy walking distance to the SouthBank area (about 15 mins). I would go back here for sure.

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Canberra, Australia
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388 reviews 388 reviews
165 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Still one of the "in" places. Lots of little popular cafes and restaurants and bars. About 1 kilometre walk from the city centre, or catch a bus. parking can be difficult, especially on a Saturday or most evenings. Some interesting little shops too - from the new age to 2nd hand books. Worth a look around.

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