Best Things to Do in Spring Hill

Brisbane's oldest inner city suburb, Spring Hill retains much of its heritage charm, from the narrow hilly streets with colonial cottages and terraces to its bounty of hidden gems. From heritage landmarks including convict relics and 19th century swimming baths to boutique hotels, cosy bars, quaint cafes, patisseries and chic restaurants, here are 30 of the best things to do and see and places to eat and drink in Spring Hill:

The oldest surviving swimming baths in the southern hemisphere, the quaint Spring Hill Baths sit snuggled in a quiet street of original Spring Hill cottages.
A mini foodie’s paradise can be found in this charming little red cafe in the hub of Spring Hill.
La Cache a Vin is the jewel in the crown of Brisbane’s French restaurants, found tucked away in a Spring Hill laneway basement
Kennigo Social House is Spring Hill’s best kept dining secret - a charming restaurant bar in a stately heritage-listed building
Tsuki Patisserie is a hidden gem in Spring Hill, selling Japanese-inspired desserts and drinks
The Johnson is Brisbane’s first Art Series Hotel – a luxury art-themed hideaway in a commanding building in Spring Hill
This beautiful century old terraced park lies on the border of Spring Hill and the City, with the iconic Jacobs Ladder staircase leading from upper to lower levels.
Using the best of Australian ingredients and the best of European chocolate making techniques has been a winning combination for chocolatier and owner of Mayfield Chocolates, Peter Ingall
Holy Moly has Injected a shot of life into a forgotten patch of Spring Hill where this little gem of a foodie's cafe is located.
Creole Soul Kitchen is an authentic little slice of Louisiana found nestled on a busy inner city street.
This beautiful poincietta, jacaranda and fig-studded ridge with green rolling hills was once earmarked to be Brisbane’s premier park.
The Pick Up Joint is not your average cafe - it's a working kitchen/bakery/coffee haunt housed in an historic building in Spring Hill
Salon de Co is bringing art deco vibes and unique, eclectic dishes to the heart of Spring Hill, within the Ovolo Inchcolm Hotel.
Farah Restaurant is an oasis of traditional high-quality Persian cuisine in the inner-city suburb of Spring Hill.
Jak + Hill is Spring Hill’s hidden oasis of cool – an industrial chic café, bar and restaurant carved out of a parking garage in leafy Astor Tce.
The Centenary Pool complex was built to commemorate the 1956 Melbourne Olympics and until 1980 was Brisbane’s principal aquatic sports centre.
Two Black Birds Specialty Coffee is Spring Hill’s go-to cafe for exceptional espresso and top-notch all-day breakfast
Mamma Do is bringing Mamma's authentic Vietnamese recipes to Spring Hill with delicious, budget Viet street food
Tumbling Stone is a breezy garden pavilion style restaurant and bar alongside the street front entrance of The Johnson Art Series Hotel
Two Donkeys in Spring Hill is a chilled out minimalist oasis of top coffee, delicious all day breakfast, beer and more-ish Bao Buns
The Flo is a gorgeous, modern industrial cafe and florist in Spring Hill serving well-brewed Bellissimo coffee and light eats
Spring Hill Kitchen is Brisbane's first Nepalese fast food restaurant offering authentic fare from the Himalayas
A large, hilly and at times windy expanse at the far end of Victoria Park, this off leash area is tucked behind the retro Centenary Pool complex.
Secreted out of sight at the rear of a nondescript concrete tower block is this chic little Euro-style patisserie/bakery
This cosy sandstone-walled wine bar and restaurant in a leafy street of downtown Spring Hill is a stumble-upon-and-glad-you-did kind of place.
Punthill Apartment Hotel is part of the unique and hip posse of boutique hotels popping up around Brisbane’s inner city.

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Sisco is a natty little cafe that is a Spring Hill neighbourhood fave for both food (all made on the premises) and service.
Bishamon is cosily ensconced in a quaint 1890’s two-storeyed shop

From the convict built Old Windmill to St Paul's Tabernacle, Dods House, Ballow Chambers (site of a famous crime), Wickham Terrace car park, Spring Hill's surviving landmarks have a fascinating history

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