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, escape rooms, cosy bars, quaint cafes and chic restaurants, here are 25 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 Victorian baths sit nestled in a quiet street
A splendid old world Hollywood-inspired lounge bar in the lobby of the heritage-listed Inchcolm Hotel
Spring Hill's stunning new restaurant and bar is open for breakfast, lunch, dinner & drinks, offering fab foodie fare
La Cache a Vin is the jewel in the crown of Brisbane’s French restaurants, found tucked away in a Spring Hill laneway basement
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.
Mayfield Chocolates combines the best Australian ingredients with the best European chocolate-making techniques
An other-worldly immersive adventure land and bar located in the basement of historic Dods House
Creole Soul Kitchen is an authentic little slice of Louisiana found nestled on a busy inner city street.
This beautiful poincietta, jacaranda & fig-studded ridge with green rolling hills was once earmarked to be Brisbane’s premier park
Farah Restaurant is an oasis of traditional high-quality Persian cuisine in the inner-city suburb of Spring Hill.
Jak + Hill is a 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
Mamma Do is bringing Mamma's authentic Vietnamese recipes to Spring Hill with delicious, budget Viet street food
Two Donkeys in Spring Hill is a local's favourite serving locally-roasted coffee, delicious breakfast and lunch
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 breezy 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 one of the unique and hip boutique hotels centrally located in 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
The oldest surviving Anglican church in Brisbane was partially rebuilt in 1869 to enhance the original place of worship,
This thoroughfare between Spring Hill and the Brisbane CBD was indeed little more than a ladder in its early days.

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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