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West End

Address: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Ranked #35 of 142 Attractions in Brisbane
Type: Neighborhoods, Other
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Type: Neighborhoods, Other
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Mooloolaba, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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50 reviews 50 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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195 reviews 195 reviews
103 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 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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88 reviews 88 reviews
43 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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295 reviews 295 reviews
134 attraction reviews
169 helpful votes 169 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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161 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 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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75 reviews 75 reviews
12 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

If you are looking for a little hippy chic then West End is the place to go..It is only a short bus ride or maybe a 20 minute walk from the Brisbane City Centre. There is a very multi-cultural feel to the centre represented by a wide range of restaurants, bistros and cafes from traditional Australian to Italian to Asian... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

West end is a nice area to visit is Brisbane, it has several interesting restaurants and bars with good drinks and good music. However, if you go out be prepared for a large bill at the end of the night.

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