What’s cool to do in Brisbane? Let’s ask a concierge… Front office manager Yolandie Holtzhausen shares her must-dos in Brisbane while staying at Spicers Balfour in New Farm (right in the hip Fortitude Valley hub).
1. James Street
Head to James Street, Fortitude Valley, a boutique shopping precinct home to designers such as Gail Sorronda. Check out Endota Spa and replenish your mind, body and soul, before some Champagne at Cru Bar.
2. Mt Coot-tha
Collect a picnic hamper from our front desk and head to the Brisbane Botanical Gardens at Mt Coot-tha for a relaxing lunch. Enjoy a stroll around the sub-tropical gardens before heading up to the Mt Coot-tha lookout.
3. Newstead breweries
4. Brisbane River
5. Chouquette, Barker Street
Satisfy your sweet tooth at local French patisserie Chouquette for a flaky, buttery chocolate croissant.