Olive Thyme Turkish Cuisine is arguably Brisbane’s best Turkish restaurant, located in a gorgeous heritage-listed 1920’s Albion building
Kumbartcho Sanctuary is a northside Brisbane haven for native flora and fauna, featuring a secret fairytale village
Set amongst the beautiful leafy suburb of The Gap is the excellent Walton Bridge Reserve playground for all ages
King Crab Co in Bulimba is a casual American style crab house and bar that is one of Oxford Street’s dining hotspots
Brentwood Forest Estate is home to the super modern Tucker Park, an adventure wonderland for children of all ages
Haven Park is home to an impressive all-ages playground, set against the background of a tranquil bushland setting
On Pointe Café is a gorgeous, light-filled café perched on a hill in leafy Paddington serving top-notch fare with an Italian twist
Overlooking Bell's Beach at Clontarf, Mahjoh's Cafe is a laid-back spot to enjoy a home-cooked cake or brunch
Old Corner Shop is a colourful cafe well worth visiting on the Redcliffe Peninsula - just look out for the beach themed mural
Riverstop Cafe is a tropical garden cafe featuring pleasant outdoor seating with water views
Black Milk Coffee is a hidden gem of a child and dog friendly cafe, with a creative industrial vibe and a Mexican influenced menu
Kadison & Lealta cafe occupies a wooden cottage tucked behind a picket fence and courtyard garden in Petrie
Taya Kitchen runs hands-on Asian cooking classes that are easy-to-follow and open to all ages to take part in, including children.
The Lake Parklands is an idyllic spot to enjoy nature, with plenty of picnic areas and playgrounds dotted alongside picturesque Forest Lake.
The American Bourbon Bar and Grill is a hidden gem in Springwood serving top-notch American fare, beer and bourbon
Dohles Rocks Reserve hugs the northern foreshore of North Pine River with views across to Tinchi Tamba Wetlands and Moreton Bay

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

The Finders Keepers is a fabulous 3 day market held in the Brisbane Showgrounds
Finish the week with a fun Winter Weekend Unwind session
The major highlight of the 2019 Winter Racing Carnival is happening on Jun 22
The musical theatre classic Oklahoma! is coming to Brisbane
Eats & Beats returns to Underwood Park on Friday, June 28
MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture raises the curtain on another program of spectacular events
L’amante Anglaise is a must-see murder mystery performed live on stage
Boho Luxe Market is a massive festival-style market at The Old Museum
City of Gold is a wryly funny and politically incendiary play by rising star Meyne Wyatt