Best Things to do in Eight Mile Plains

The southside suburb of Eight Mile Plains is a melting pot of history and multiculturalism, with one of Brisbane's oldest hotels and landmark 19th century houses, one of Brisbane's best pizzerias and continental delis along with authentic Asian eateries, funky cafes and dessert bars. With some good accommodation options too (including an Airstream caravan), there's plenty of reasons to spend more than a day exploring - here's 15 of the best places to eat, drink, stay and see:

Since opening in 2017, Alphonsus Pizza has become the place to visit on Brisbane’s southside for traditional Neapolitan pizzas
Black Ink Espresso, tucked away in Brisbane Technology Park in Eight Mile Plains, is the flagship café for local, boutique roasters
This contemporary pink neon-lit sushi and izakaya bar offers an array of authentic Japanese fare from small bites to share plates
Charles Baker Donuts & Coffee at Eight Mile Plains is a unique drive-by donut bakery and coffee hut
Plenty Continental Deli is the south side’s go to for traditional cured meats, top-notch cheeses, stuffed olives, antipasti and hard-to-find pantry items.
Established in 1863, The Glen Hotel is an icon in Brisbane’s pub scene for both locals and travellers with dining 7 days a week
Okey Dokey Café is a casual, chic eatery tucked away in Brisbane Technology Park
A retro-inspired dessert bar, open daily for hot beverages, milkshakes, smoothies, gelato and desserts
Sip on 29 is a hidden gem tucked away in the Brisbane Technology Park at Eight Mile Plains serving top-notch coffee, breakfast, lunch and sweet treats.
A chic contemporary bubble tea shop specializing in traditional Korean waffles and Taiwanese milk tea
A unique retro holiday experience with all the modern comforts to be had without leaving Brisbane
Hako Sushi Bar is a hidden gem of a Japanese restaurant in a southside business park
This tiny no frills bakery tucked in a mod little Asian shopping centre is one of a worldwide Malaysian chain that has become something of a global phenomenon.
Offering luxurious comfort, warm hospitality and all-day dining options, and just 20 minutes from Brisbane's CBD

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