Gastown in Ashgrove is a cosy coffee nook offering expertly brewed coffee along with a range of sweet and savoury treats.

Gastown cafe, Ashgrove

A sibling for Alderley's Soul Revolver Co, Gastown is located around the corner from The Junk Bar, next to Ugly Food & Co on Waterworks Road. 

Gastown cafe, Ashgrove

Owned by Brisbane-born Sloane and Canadian ex-pat Marn, the cafe is inspired by Vancouver's historic precinct, Gastown, famous its whistling steam clock and beautiful Victorian buildings which house hip cafes and trendy boutiques.

Gastown cafe, Ashgrove

The cafe is a dimly-lit with globe lights and features forest green walls and glossy green tiles, with small timber tables and bentwood chairs filling the snug space - perfect for sipping lattes or indulging with a glass of wine or cheeky cocktail*.

Gastown cafe, Ashgrove

Coffee on pour is roasted locally by The Black Lab, served along with a rotating selection of single origins from Australian roasters like Melbourne's Seven Seeds and Maker Coffee. 

Gastown cafe, Ashgrove

Food wise, there's a tasty array of sweet treats such as flaky croissants and delicious pastries supplied by Farine & Co, as well as savoury snacks like quiche, ham and cheese croissants, and breakfast burgers.    

Gastown cafe, Ashgrove

*In the near future, Gastown will transform into a wine bar on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights serving boutique wine, craft beer, and classic cocktails. Follow Gastown on Instagram for updates. 

By Deb Lidster

Still hungry for more suggestions on where to eat out in Brisbane, head to our comprehensive Eat & Drink section HERE! Happy grazing!


209 Waterworks Rd 


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