Off To The East! 20 Places To Eat, Shop, And Play In Coorparoo
Be there in 10!By Dinushka Gunasekara | 28th September 2022
Ask the folks on the inner eastside and they’ll give you plenty of reasons to get familiar with Coorparoo! With a proximity to the city that offers convenience while still feeling like a blissful escape, wander through lush parks and a community-centred atmosphere to find our favourite gems that call Coorparoo home.
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Well and truly cemented in Coorparoo’s cafe culture, this charming hub boasts a variety of options to cater to both your sweet and savoury tooth. Fully licensed for the days that require a mimosa and offering a menu filled with crowd-pleasing staples as well as specialty dishes, don’t be surprised if visiting here becomes part of your weekly routine.
This wholesome establishment is like a best friend – always a good time, there for you when you need them, and throws the best kind of shindig. Whether you have a celebration on the horizon or want to head out just because, this modern Italian-inspired restaurant housed in a handsome red brick warehouse will serve as the backdrop of many cherished memories to come. Allora!
Genovese is the name, specialty coffee is the game. This quaint little cafe is a coffee lovers’ paradise where four-legged pals are welcome and the farm-inspired seating area is full of character. Serving up their own brew that’s been loved by the coffee community since 1970, your morning cuppa has never tasted better.
Paella Y Pa’Mi
Olé! This modern Spanish bistro and bar is showcasing authentic flavours and old school techniques that’ll have you whisked away from Brisbane with every bite. Taking you on a culinary journey that explores the lesser known Spanish regions, tapas and hearty paella are paired with a curated list of Spanish wines and bubbles with quality bottled into every sip.
You’ll find everything you need on the daily at Coorparoo Square. Keeping you covered across shopping, dining, and entertainment, from sparkly finds at Bryant Family Jeweller to the latest flick at Dendy Cinemas, a sweat sesh at Fitstop, and more, it’s everybody’s local for a reason.
Craft Wine Store
Impress your friends at your next dinner party with a specially curated bottle of wine. The family-owned and independent store has shelves and shelves of artisan drops from around the world, with new stock to be loved offered weekly.
I scream, you scream! We all scream for ice cream, or rather La Macelleria’s authentic Italian gelato. Bringing the essence of Bologna – aka the gelato capital of Italy – to their Coorparoo store, their menu of delicious flavours, fresh espresso, and premium cakes will have all sweet tooths drooling.
You know that Sunday feeling of relaxation, peace, and comfort in knowing you have nothing to do and nowhere to be? That’s what you’ll find encapsulated in the captivating homewares and carefully curated products at Sunday Society. Run by a mother-daughter duo whose modern and organic style is reflected in the offering, homeware lovers will feel like a kid in a candy store here.
With a bloom for every occasion, Luxe Botanica delivers fresh flowers across Brisbane browse the fragrant range in-store to create your perfect bunch. You’ll find all the flora your heart desires sitting pretty on Cavendish Road!
In a nod to Korea’s streetscape, this minimalist eatery in the heart of Coorparoo Square serves a range of traditional Korean food and drink for you to savour. From bibimbap to deep fried chicken, wash it down with Korean beer for an authentic experience that will keep you coming back for more.
Get your weekly wing fix and a crisp beer to top it off at this hands-on restaurant which will satisfy all the cravings you might never even know you had! Saucy and stacked, their finger lickin’ burgers and wings are served on a backdrop of funky street art and are sure to have you hooked.
A fiesta awaits at Burrito Bar – the modern Mexican eatery plating up the new wave of street food. Whether you’re after tasty takeaway or generous share plates to dig in with friends, the casual dining atmosphere will work a treat.
Where there’s Mexican, margaritas generally follow. Case and point? California Native! This atmospheric restaurant combines more than 50 years of family feasting to showcase fresh, quality ingredients in robust and tantalising flavours.
This brunch paradise has all your faves to start your day right, with a healthy dose of Maude magic! Whether you’re after a spot for a post-night out recovery or a catch up with the fam, pay a visit to this local again and again and again!
Beyond The Pale
Grab your mates and head on down to this crowd favourite bar and kitchen! Pouring up craft beer, artisan coffee, boutique wines, and tapas bites, take a seat in the soaring space and let the friendly environment keep the good times rolling.
Sugar Nails And Beauty
Tip toe to one of Brisbane’s best nail salons, prepping and priming locals for years. Whether you want a new set of perfectly manicured nails, freshly shaped brows, or fluffy lash extensions, you can rest assured you’re in safe hands here.
Pilates is everything you want in a workout – it’s intense, effective, and a whole lot of fun! Yet to experience the toning magic? Studio Pilates is the inclusive wellness space where each class has been carefully curated to ensure safety alongside stellar results. Jump on the bandwagon with a special intro offer of six classes for $60.
B Clinic Medical Cosmetic Clinic
Looking for a way to inject some extra joy into your day? B Clinic is here to help you look fresher, confident, and more youthful! Levelling up the medical beauty game, you can expect advanced injectable techniques, innovative technology, and non-surgical treatments. Reap the B Clinic benefits with complimentary consultations, treatments reviews, and free anti-wrinkle treatment top-ups.
When it comes to your health, Melissa Briggs is the accredited naturopath and nutritionist you need in your corner. With a mission to educate and support women living with debilitating symptoms, Melissa will give you the necessary tools to improve your health and get back on track. She’ll draw on traditional knowledge, scientific evidence, and functional testing to ensure the best outcomes for all her patients.
Finding a workspace that fits your needs and personality is key to making your workday better, and this boutique workspace is it! Featuring private serviced offices, open plan coworking desks, virtual office subscriptions, and meeting rooms, this tight-knit business community has many perks to make your workday top notch.
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