Best Things to do in Graceville

The charming leafy inner westside suburb of Graceville is like a gracious time capsule of a bygone era, from its tree-lined avenues and streets of beautifully restored Queenslanders, to its heritage-listed train station and picture theatre, parks, river walk and the historic line-up of boutiques, top notch restaurants, bar and cafes.

Here are 25+ of the best places to eat and drink and things to see and do in Graceville, which is a suburb well worth visiting:

A charming San Sebastian-inspired wine bar in a fairylit garden courtyard setting
Originally a corner store, this chic little cafe in Brisbane's west boasts a fabulous menu and serves up great specialty coffee
Botellon is a gorgeous Spanish tapas and wine bar in an historic corner store
Forget Me Not Cafe is a charming cafe in Graceville that is renowned for its traditional, decadent high tea
Hunter & Scout is Graceville’s gorgeous go to for excellent coffee and top-notch foodie fare, on a leafy corner
This, the last of Brisbane’s twin cinemas, occupies the site of the original open air theatre called Graceville Picture Gardens
Graceville locals will be pleased to know that the cafe formerly known as Careful My Tummy – now Ananas Espresso – is in good hands; with one of their own.
As one of few surviving recreational grounds from the 1880s, this park began and grew with the suburb of Graceville, which itself flourished as a result of the railway station that was established here in 1886.
From its site buried deep in the heart of Graceville, Fraiche Deli Cafe peddles both goods to cook with and fabulous cafe fare
Although more of a corner coffee and cake nook than a fully fledged cafe, this whimsically named food stop has all the right ingredients
Following a scenic river gum-shaded path of around 2 km return, this peaceful walk has a playground at each end as well as a quirky role in Brisbane’s convict history
Nguyen's Kitchen in Graceville serves traditional Vietnamese style cuisine as well as delicious breakfasts, home baked cakes & sweet treats
Nestled in the depths of Graceville and catching the river breezes on one side, shady Faulkner Park is a good all rounder
This charming artisan ice cream and dessert bar is the flagship store of boutique Brisbane based ice-cream makers Lick
Graceville locals will be pleased to know that the cafe formerly known as Careful My Tummy – now Ananas Espresso – is in good hands; with one of their own.
This hidden gem of an authentic taverna in Graceville, blends Greek tradition and family legacy with a modern twist
Plentiful is a fab foodie cafe in Graceville serving delicious all-day breakfast & lunch including Pretty Great Pancakes
On the cusp of Oxley Creek and Brisbane River is this secluded picturesque little playground with views to Indooroopilly Island.
Arte & Gusto is serving up all day breakfast and delectable tapas dishes to Graceville’s locals and visitors.

This cosy and classic little French bistro tucked away on Honour Avenue is one of Brisbane's best, serving traditioanl French cuisine

Walter Taylor, the builder and architect of the live-in Walter Taylor Bridge, was also responsible for this unique interwar gothic church and its connecting buildings.
A rare example of a post war station fitted out between 1952 and 1959 in the new age of Modernist design which was a deliberate move away from the traditional railway station.

Graceville is also home to two Japanese eateries, both popular with locals: Haruya Izakaya and Miku Japanese Restaurant

Looking to discover more hidden gems of Brisbane, check out our Guide to Brisbane Suburbs HERE! Happy exploring!

Image credits: courtesy of Boucher, Graceville Fine Foods & Kafe Meze.

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