Best Things to Do in Albion

A warehouse bar, $5 thrift shops, a cake boutique, funky cafes, a mammoth rum bar, Chinese temple and restaurant with secret butcher shop entrance - the northside suburb of Albion is full of hidden gems and well worth exploring:

Anyone who is a fan of Jocelyn's Provisions is guaranteed to feel right at home at their sister store in the Albion Fine Food Precinct
Arlette’s Kitchen is one of Brisbane’s real hidden treasures – a French-Vietnamese cafe in an historic Albion corner store
Little Paul’s is a home away from home in the back streets of Albion, serving up home-style Italian inspired food and selling tasty, international produce in the market
Olive Thyme Turkish Cuisine is arguably Brisbane’s best Turkish restaurant, located in a gorgeous heritage-listed 1920’s Albion building
She Bangs Coffee is Albion’s hidden treasure – a funky street art-adorned warehouse/factory serving up fabulous all day brekkie
Vaquero is a gorgeous Spanish-inspired dining room and bar hidden from the street in Albion, with a secret entrance via a butcher shop
Neighbourhood Coffee Roasters' warehouse and edible garden courtyard in Albion is a converted warehouse
StudioThrifty4 is a glamorous little treasure trove of a vintage thrift shop tucked away in a warehouse in an Albion industrial backstreet
This fabulous artisan bakery and cafe would be more at home on a Parisian street than in its industrial like shed overlooking a carpark on Sandgate Rd.
An old electricity substation at the Breakfast Creek Hotel is home to one of the world's biggest rum bars, Substation no.41 Rum Bar
Collingwood Black Espresso & Bar occupies a vintage barn-style warehouse in Albion
Fonzie Abbott Roastery, Brewery and Distillery come together under one roof an an Albion warehouse
Vanilla Pod Specialty Cake Kitchen is Albion’s go-to for exquisite cakes and scrumptious sweet treats
Artie and Mai is a fab foodie’s café bar in the quaint heritage listed Albion terrace which in the past has housed Swedish and Italian restaurants.
A Brisbane icon, ingrained irrevocably in the psyche of generations of locals because of the Spanish Steakhouse first and its tropical beer garden second but a visit should definitely include both.
Lodger Kitchen & Bar is an unexpected find: a contemporary, casual eatery in Albion serving top-notch fare with a fine-dining twist.
Fiamme Trattoria offers elegant Italian wining and dining in the historic main restaurant strip of Albion.
Hudson Corner American Barbecue and (soon to be) Ale House brings smokin’ hot delicious American style soul food to a cosy side street corner of Albion.
This ornate little joss house, which was built in 1886 for Brisbane’s burgeoning Cantonese community, is tucked away in the back streets of Breakfast Creek.
The Cupcake Patisserie in Albion is a retro-inspired patisserie cafe offering heavenly, homemade cupcakes & more

On Friday nights this back street warehouse transforms into a super cool fully licensed dog friendly bar with onsite food trucks and live music

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