Brisbane experiences

New Farm

New Farm is a prominent region of Brisbane that offers some of the trendiest restaurants and bars in the city. The cosmopolitan area known as New Farm is rich in diversity when it comes to housing options. As one of the older areas of Brisbane, New Farm contains many colonial properties combined with the modern nuances of Queensland.

The trendy area of New Farm is popular among tourists and Brisbane locals. The area is a shopping hotspot and features numerous high end boutiques along James Street. The area’s main retail strip features the James Street Market which offers fresh foods and plenty of cafes.

Fashion boutiques are prevalent throughout the area and visitors from all over the region travel to James Street to receive retail therapy. Cafes and restaurants are scattered throughout the stores and come in a variety of budgets and cuisine types.

Aside from the James Street shopping district, the Merthyr Village along Brunswick Street offers the main shopping centre of the area. A wide range of specialty shops and eateries can be found at the shopping centre. A Coles Supermarket is found at this location.

Due to New Farm’s short proximity to the city it is becoming one of Brisbane’s most sought after suburb to live in.

New Farm is home to the Powerhouse Theatre that is on the river in New Farm Park. A multi arts centre with a diverse range of productions and restaurants and bars.

powerhouse theatre

Every other Sunday are the very popular Powerhouse Markets.

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