27 Things To Do In Wilston, Windsor, And Grange
Welcome to our ‘hoodBy Dinushka Gunasekara | 9th December 2022
A stone’s throw north from the buzz of Brisbane’s CBD, you’ll find a thriving collection of trendy cafes, bustling businesses and unique boutiques that proves the ‘burbs have got it going on. It also happens to be our neck of the woods, so you know we know what we’re talking about!
Here’s all our favourite places in Wilston, Windsor, and Grange.
By the way, we consider everyone in this list the best of the best! To make finding your next favourite that much easier, we’ve ordered the list alphabetically by suburb and also have filtering tabs for your convenience. Did we miss someone from the list? Let us know here! Hide the form
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Wilston’s resident pizzeria and kitchen is the place to be for a traditional nea-style pizza inside a contemporary Mediterranean trattoria setting. With each slice of heritage, you can’t go past the Antica signature long pizza – half burrata with balsamic pearls and half fig with honey and goat’s cheese.
Half Moon Wine Store
Delicious, curated, and non-pretentious vino waits inside this colourful snug hub in Wilston Village. With a focus on independent producers and sustainable drops, you’ll find wines, beers, and spirits to both expand your palette and add as staples in your rotation.
As the resident sanga enthusiasts, Sunny Side proves there’s no such thing as a boring sandwich. Elevating classic flavours with incredible ingredients and drool-worthy bread, the concise menu is full of winners.
Alcove Cafe & Deli
With arguably the best smashed avo in Brissy, there’s plenty to love at this homely cafe. Made with love and a whole lotta fun, you can expect hearty meals served up with charisma and a side of dogspotting.
A one-stop aesthetic hub, the choice is yours here. Browse boutique labels at Nikkou, find lush goods at The Borrowed Nursery, or feel the burn at Boutique Pilates Method. A visit to By Roxy will have your brows beautifully brushed up or pop in for a bite at Bear Boy Espresso.
Ming Ming’s Kitchen
Spice up your day with a modern Vietnamese feast from this homely kitchen! With flavours that will knock your socks off and dishes you’ll be talking about for days, keep your eye on their socials as they often announce specials.
Put your best foot forward in the fresh and bright shoe heaven that is FRANKiE4. Explore award-winning styles and experience game-changing comfort, with shoes that are sure to add a pep to your step.
You can never go wrong with this family owned and operated cafe, that pride themselves on their consistency with food, coffee, and service, using none other than Campos Coffee for their delicious brews. Expect a welcoming and relaxing space, quiet booths, and airy seating, so you can bring your furry friends along too!
Dressed At Windsor
Far more than a womenswear boutique, this fashion haven is where locals come together to browse through only the best in fashion. Dressed at Windsor stocks a variety of well-known Australian labels for all shapes and sizes, such as Noosa brand Zoe Kratzmann, Melbourne-based women’s fashion label OnceWas, luxury cashmere brand Alessandra, and Louenhide designer handbags, to name just a few.
Brooks & Stain
This relaxed eatery serves made-from-scratch food and delicious brews on the daily. Perfect for a catch up with your friends or fam, kick back and enjoy what this husband-and-wife duo whip up, with a side of delicious Segafredo coffee.
Meticulously crafted and locally sourced dishes combine with specialty coffee roasters to make a match made in heaven at this popular spot. This thoughtfully handmade menu has something for everyone, with cosy seating open seven days.
Spruce up your look with the help of Brisbane’s best colourists and stylists that call this edgy hub home. Whether you’re ready for the big chop or want a tonal refresh, this is the crew for the job.
Two hands are needed for the glorious beers, burgers, and wings served up here. Using chef sourced local ingredients and a no fuss attitude so you can get filled up fast, make sure you try their famous Fritzensalts before you leave.
Streamline Property Buyers
This boutique buyer’s agency is run by husband-and-wife duo Melinda and Scott Jennison, who live and breathe property. The Streamline Property Buyers will help you find the right investment property or home and take the stress out of the process with suburb recommendations, off-market opportunities, on-site inspections, auction bidding, and everything in between.
Studio Pilates International Grange
Tone and sculpt your body seven days a week with the help of the 40-minute instructor-led group classes at this beloved Pilates studio. With an instructor on-hand who can modify or enhance workouts depending on your needs and goals, each class has been carefully curated by a physiotherapist to ensure efficiency and safety.
From the outside, Arc Motif may look like your typical chic brow and lash bar, but it’s a haven for beauty and art lovers alike. Offering the best brows and lashes in the biz (as well as cosmetic tattooing), the beautifully designed studio also displays art from local artists which rotates every two to three months.
Real Christmas Trees
Selling premium Christmas trees to Brissy locals for more than 25 years, Real Christmas Trees has relocated from Ashgrove to continue being the number one store for all things festive. From lights to decorations, wreaths, childrenswear, and even Christmas fudge, it’s a very merry offering over here.
Emma Street Studio
If you’ve been searching for the perfect artwork for your house, this Brisbane-based art studio and gallery offers a range of services from fitting out large-scale developments to creating beautiful, one-off commissioned pieces and original paintings. There’s no job too big or small for this team, with every piece created, documented, printed, and framed onsite to ensure the highest of standards.
Looking to frame that core memory from your last family holiday? Or perhaps you have some memorabilia you’d like to take centre stage at home? Pay a visit to Brisbane’s longest established quality framer, who specialise in creating unique frames for customers’ valued keepsakes, art, and specialty objects.
Fox & Moon Tattoo
Get inked up with the inclusive tattooists at Fox & Moon Tattoo. The creative space plays host to talented resident and guest artists who create custom pieces of art that will have heads turning for years to come.
The Green Edge
Get your plant-based goods at this family-owned grocery and casual cafe, specialising in vegetarian and vegan dishes, as well as products. Alongside an extensive range that proves being vegan can be easy, their fresh juices and baked goods are worth a visit on their own.
With over 25 years’ experience bringing blooms to Brisbane, these beautiful flower designs will transform even the most ordinary spaces into extraordinary. Alongside their range of gifts, Divine Flowers also delivers daily.
If you’re looking for a gym that does more than just provide a few treadmills and kettlebells, then the small group training community at SiSU is where your next workout should be. With trainers who are genuinely encouraging no matter where you are on your fitness journey and classmates who are sincerely proud of your progress, the community spirit here will have you kicking your goals out of the park.
Mr T’s Bakery
A personal favourite amongst Style HQ, this local bakery makes fresh bread, pies, pastries, rolls, and more, that will keep you coming back for more. They even offer delivery and catering with a delicious variety to suit all hungers.
Quincy’s Bar and Cafe
This chic hideout boasts over 100 Australian gins so there truly is a sip for everyone! Drawing inspiration from world-renowned LA architect, Archibald Quincy Jones, the space is also filled to the brim with local beer and wine.
This eclectic emporium of homewares, fashion, and gifts will have you finding what you didn’t even know you were looking for. The treasure trove, also features the Joe Frugal space which boasts carefully curated jewellery pieces, ranging from fine and chunky earrings to bracelets, rings, and more.
Phytomer Le Spa
As the home of French Girl beauty, transport yourself to a world away with deluxe pampering at Phytomer Le Spa. From rejuvenating facial massages to glow-worthy beauty treatments, it’s the most delightful way to hit refresh.