Best Openings In Ipswich 2017

2017 saw Ipswich becoming something of a foodie magnet with a swag of new restaurants, bars and cafes opening, most of them in gorgeous historic buildings.


A century old woodworkers classroom in Ipswich's grand heritage-listed first technical cottage has been transformed into a stunning restaurant and bar with food to match...more

Coffee Anda

Ipswich's landmark 19th century bakery has a new life as a gorgeous dessert café with play area for kids, dog-friendly courtyard and a menu of delicious eats and excellent coffee...more

Tighty Whities

What began as a hole-in-the-wall coffee nook in the historic Top of Town precinct has expanded into an ambient industrial chic café that is the new go-to for delectable hearty breakfasts...more

Ruby Chews

Ipswich got its first retro American style 'diner' in time for Christmas, serving up delicious burgers,  hot dogs, sides, shakes and concrete (frozen custard) ice cream, with al fresco views to the river...more

The Yard on Glebe

A retro store in a suburban shopping strip has been spruced up and turned into a chic neighbourhood café known for its delicious all day breakfasts and homemade artisan pastries...more

Fentons at the Ipswich Club

The landmark historic Queenslander house that is home to the Ipswich Club now opens to the general public on Friday evenings for drinks and tapas on the wraparound verandah...more

Ellen & Rod

This cool little cottage café in the heart of Ipswich serves up excellent coffee, daily breakfast (all day on weekends) and weekday lunches made from locally sourced produce...more

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Get into the spirit of Christmas at South Bank’s Carols by Twilight at River Quay
Celebrate West Village’s new public parkland, The Common, with a host of free, fun activities
Brisbane’s annual Christmas Parade, presented by David Jones, is a must-see, festive event
The summer night sky above South Bank will light up this festive season
Ring in the new year at Brisbane's most glamorous New Year's Eve party
The school-holiday mecca for fantastic, imaginative fun for kids and families
Welcome the New Year in style at Brisbane’s glamorous riverside botanical bar
Join the Queensland Pops Orchestra for a spectacular night of entertainment with two New Year's Eve Gala Concerts
The Illusionists: Direct From Broadway are returning with a mind-blowing spectacular new show

December School Holiday Guide 2018

Make the most of the December school holidays with this guide to 24 of the very best things to do
December School Holiday Guide 2018