These Brisbane Cafes Are Giving Us Serious New York Vibes

These Brisbane Cafes Are Giving Us Serious New York Vibes

Some hidden nooks to hibernate in this winter!

By Bella Haigh | 15th July 2019

If you’re like me, you got a little too attached to the streets and eats featured in Gossip Girl and Sex And The City in the mid 2000s’, right? Well, now you can wine and dine like Blair and Carrie, right here in your hometown. No need to worry about those pricey flights and dreaded jetlag, because we’ve found the best coffee nooks in Brisbane that will give you some serious New York City vibes.

Macho Macho Café & Bar

Shop 2/498 Waterworks Road, Ashgrove

Open from Wednesday through to Sunday from 7am, this vibrant yet urban café offers four different menus serving classic Australian cuisine. So whether you’re after a good old Eggs Benedict, or some delicious crispy fish tacos, this café and bar has plenty of options for you!


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Felix For Goodness

50 Burnett Lane, Brisbane City

Tucked away in one of Brisbane CBD’s classic alleyways lies this hidden gem. With a very industrial Brooklyn feel, Felix For Goodness is the ideal spot for an inner-city escape. Offering a huge menu, catering services, and grazing boxes, this café is perfect for anything and anyone.


Pearl Café

28 Logan Road, Woolloongabba

This stylish café, specialising in modern bistro dining and seasonal plates is a haven for those seeking breakfast, lunch or even dinner. With an incredible reputation and a beautiful outdoor terrace, this rustic style café, bar, and bistro is open every day except Monday, and located in central Woolloongabba!


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John Mills Himself

40 Charlotte Street, Brisbane

Located in the tallest group of heritage Brisbane buildings in Charlotte Street, this café and bar is a heritage listed gem that you cannot miss! The café is housed on the ground floor of the building and is owned by Marcus and Allison, who support and work with all local roasters to make their delicious coffees.


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Bean Cafe

Laneway Basement, 181 George Street, Brisbane City

Known for being the top café of 2017 by Beanhunter, Bean is also renowned for their unique and boutique vibe. Hidden in underground laneway, this café offers an electric, warm and inviting escape for those wanting something a little more low-key.


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Frankie & George

366 George Street, Brisbane

Offering a fresh and balanced menu, created by a nutritionist and chef, Frankie & George looks almost hand-picked from a Brooklyn backstreet. Incorporating seasonal produce and utilising local suppliers, you’d be crazy not to check this beauty out!


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Article by Bella Haigh

With a love for all things travel, Bella is a Journalism student who is always planning her next getaway. When she isn’t Googling hidden gems in Florence or stalking her favourite travel blogger, you’ll find her drinking her weight in soy lattes, at a rooftop bar with friends, or devouring yet another avocado toast.


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