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Best of Brisbane: Ultimate Insider’s Guide with Alexis Fenton

We’re bringing you the best local secrets with some of the world’s top bloggers, influencers, and travel journalists in our new City Insider series. From where to find the perfect brew to that little-known bar that plays the best tunes, vintage record stores and green outdoor spaces, consider this your checklist for an amazing city break in Brisbane.  

We’re diving into all the best spots in Brisbane, with a quick-fire interview with Alexis Fenton, a social marketing business owner and curve model, telling you her favourite places and expert tips.

Best of Brisbane: Ultimate Insider’s Guide with Alexis Fenton

1. Favourite Overall Restaurant?


2. Best Restaurant for Date Night?


3. Local Foodie Secret?

Downtown Istanbul.

4. Best Burger?

Milky Lane Chic-Kanye.

5. Best Place for Coffee?

Frenchies Cafe Wynnum.

6. Best Pizza?

Beccofino Tropea.

7. Best Place for Vegetarian/Vegan Food?


8. Best Place for Brunch?

Beirne Lane.

9. Where to Get an Amazing Budget-Meal?

Marina Crest Chinese.

10. Bar for Drinks with Friends?

Emporium South Bank.

11. Best Cocktail Bar?

Hello Gorgeous.

12. Bar/Club for a Big Night Out?

Mr Mista.

13. Best Place for a Sweet Treat?

Flour & Chocolate.

14. Unmissable Thing to Do in the City?

Story Bridge Climb.

15. How to get Around the City Like a Local?

Walk – I love to breathe in the energy!

16. Favourite Outdoor Space for Chilling Out?

Howard Smith Wharves.

17. Best Market in the City?

Jan Powers Manly Market.

18. Favourite Place for a Staycation?

The Mouses House.

19. Top Workout in the City?

I love the Wynnum Manly Park Run course.

20. Must-Visit Independent Store?

New Farm Deli.

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21. Best Things to do with Kids in the City?

Explore all the amazing playgrounds (Brisbane is so lucky to have an abundance of options) or visit the Science Museum.

Siobhan McKenny