Best Places to Eat and Drink in Woolloongabba

Woolloongabba may be famous for the hallowed grounds of the Gabba but it is also known for having some of the very best restaurants, bars and cafes in Brisbane.

From a speakeasy bar whose entrance is through an antique wardrobe, restaurants helmed by top Brisbane chefs, a traditional Indian food court and an historic post office-turned bar, here are 30 of the best places to eat and drink in Woolloongabba:

Pincadia is a hip retro arcade, bar and eatery housed in the historic Moreton Rubber Building in Woolloongabba
Corella is one of Brisbane's most exquisite dining experiences, tucked away under The Drapery in Woolloongabba
Ku-O at the Gabba is serving large, high-quality sashimi plates and traditional Japanese dishes to visitors of Trafalgar Lane
Detour is one of Brisbane’s most outstanding dining destinations – a stunning restaurant and bar
Can You Keep a Secret? is a fabulous retro-themed wine bar and lounge with a tiny secret vintage boutique inside
This speck of a cafe lies in a bit of a no-man’s land outside of the Gabba antique quarter
Jack Rabbits Whisky Bar is a 1920s jazz speakeasy whose entrance is through an antique wardrobe
Sorellina is a slick Euro style pizzeria in Woolloongabba’s historic precinct and the perfect drop-in
The Mix Bar is a stunning, art deco style bar housed in the heritage-listed Woolloongabba Post Office
Kimchi Cheese Smile is an absolute hidden gem of a Korean restaurant occupying an historic shop in East Brisbane
Shunsai is a real slice of Japan in Brisbane - a pocket-sized upmarket Japanese restaurant and bar found tucked away
This funky eclectically furnished café bar has a tiny fairy lit beer garden out back
Boo’s Kitchen is bringing fresh flavours from Northern Thailand, alongside some classic Western favourites in their Woolloongabba based kitchen.
Electric Avenue is an exquisite old world pub that perfectly captures the spirit of Woolloongabba’s antique precinct
The Gabba’s cool breakfast spot and bakery, The Baker’s Arms, oozes all the charm of an English country pub
This multi-level French bistro in Woolloongabba is a sibling for Brisbane's favourite French restaurant
Tuckshop Time is a cute bolthole café in Woolloongabba, taking its inspiration from the old school canteen
Than Nuong Vietnamese Restaurant & Bar is cooking up bona fide Vietnamese charcoal dishes in Woolloongabba.
Pearl Café is one of Brisbane’s longtime hidden gems, a gorgeous, intimate sandstock brick-walled bar eatery
Fondly known as “Brisbane's worst vegetarian restaurant”, the Norman Hotel is an iconic Australian Steakhouse and Garden Bar
The Grand on Stanley is an old world art deco bar in an historic Woolloongabba strip
C’est Bon is a cosy authentic French restaurant located within one of Woolloongabba’s charming heritage-listed 2-storey terrace
Chaat Court, is a secret Indian street food court that peddles the most authentic (vegetarian) street food to be found
Restaurant Red and Green is an authentic Korean eatery, tucked away on the 2nd floor of Woolloongabba’s Princess Plaza
Superfly Pizza is a  funky pizzeria tucked away in Eden Lane, a hidden laneway in the heart of Woolloongabba
Eighteen 88 is a character-filled café, housed in the beautiful, heritage listed Princess Theatre in Woolloongabba
Yes Please is a homestyle Filipino restaurant, serving up a range of delectable dishes inspired by the owner’s Filipino home kitchen.

This stunning Italian restaurant with wine bar and cellar and serving Roman cuisine inhabits the landmark heritage-listed Taylor-Heaslop building

This cute little cafe, tucked away in the Gabba Central precinct offers the lot - from top notch breakfasts to icy cold beers.

Last but not least the Bengal Kitchen is a Brisbane institution, having been in Woolloongabba for two decades and is still the go-to for delicious traditional Indian cuisine.

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