Best Things to do in Mt Gravatt

The southside Brisbane suburb is a treasure trove of things to discover, including a Pakistani restaurant, mountaintop cafe, twilight market, artisan patisserie, pools, great budget eateries, cool cafes and a book shop. Here's 24 of the best things to do and places to eat and drink in Mt Gravatt:

A mammoth night market at Mt Gravatt Showgrounds, with food trucks, street food stalls, licensed bar and live music
This petite Parisienne-style bakery in Upper Mt Gravatt handcrafts pastries, macarons and mouth-watering chocolates
Kith 'n' Chow is a groovy, garden oasis café found tucked away in the backstreets of Mt Gravatt alongside Best Florist and Espresso Bar.
Uncle Lai’s brings a taste of Malaysia to Mt Gravatt with classic hawker dishes commonly found on the streets of Kuala Lumpur
The LoveWell Project is a social enterprise, profit for purpose café partnered with the Lovewell Foundation (changing the world one woman at a time)
Little Glass Room is a chic cafe serving traditional breakfast faves along with authentic Thai dishes for breakfast
Steel & Grind is a cool, construction themed café serving coffee and crepes from a hidden location
Frisco's Bar is a secret subterranean bar tucked away down a laneway in an unlikely location
A favourite southside haunt on a hot day is Hibiscus swimming pool located in the Hibiscus Sports Complex at Upper Mt Gravatt.
Little Black Pug is a cute, all day brunch café with a top-notch menu for foodies and their four-legged friends
This health-conscious café, found inside Kiah Organic Wholefoods Warehouse, is a little slice of wholesomeness
Off the beaten track of Logan Road, Blacksmith Speciality Coffee is a secret southside cafe offering locally roasted Bear Bones espresso brewed anyway you like
This sizable and cheap fruit and vegetable market is a religion for southsiders.
You've probably driven past it many times and never noticed it; the unassuming Japanese restaurant on Logan Road surrounded by car yards
Unlike many of its counterparts JK Spice Bazaar emulates a modern supermarket, slick and well lit
Hallowed Grounds Espresso has gone from being a nice place to pick up a take-away coffee to a great place to sit, relax, and take-in the eclectic environment
Vegetarians and vegans with or without children will find plenty to enjoy at this roomy clean no frills eatery
Cenzo’s Café and Bar is a well-kept secret, tucked away on a leafy street in Upper Mt Gravatt, serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks
Watany Manoushi Lebanese Foods, found tucked away in Palmdale Shopping Centre is an authentic Middle Eastern bakery, cafe and grocery store
BBQ Tonight is Brisbane’s first Pakistani restaurant, the go-to for traditional Pakistani food and a side of culture
Griffith University Aquatic Centre is one of the southside's best kept secrets. Located in beautiful bush surrounds at Mt Gravatt Campus, this peaceful public pool appeals to all ages – not just uni students.
Since 1893 Mt Gravatt has attracted climbers, after the colonial government of the time deemed the hill’s 132 acres a recreational reserve.

One of Brisbane's best secondhand book shops, the Mt Gravatt Bookshop is a local institution and well worth a browse if in the neighbourhood

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