Grey Street, Brisbane

 

Grey Street can be found in the South Bank, which enjoys the distinction of being the location of many of the recreational, retail, entertainment and cultural attractions of Brisbane, which attracts around 11 million visitors a year. It is only a few minutes away from the heart of Brisbane, and the Brisbane River.


Grey Street provides a major approach to South Bank from other streets.

It takes into consideration access for vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists. The street is lined with trees, vibrantly green Queensland Kauri and

shady Tuckeroo, giving people a subtropical experience while traversing it. Visitors can stay at the many luxurious accommodations that can be found on Grey Street. Near its corner with Glenelg Street are the Rydges South Bank Brisbane and the Saville South Bank Brisbane, which both have four star ratings. From these hotels, visitors can easily walk to the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre and the Queensland Cultural Centre, where the Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Gallery of Modern Art, the State Art Gallery and Queensland Museum can be visited.

 

grey street, brisbane

Also on Grey Street is the Queensland Conservatorium. These are the venues where locals and visitors can connect to what’s significant in the past

and enjoy world-class music, as well as visual and performing arts. Some performances can be savored while dining, and some can even be

experienced for free. The street is also a food lover’s paradise, as it is dotted with coffee shops and restaurants catering to various culinary persuasions.

People can dine on Japanese food at Ginga Japanese Restaurant, partake of Italian cuisine at Café Dell’Ugo, and sample the Eastern offerings of Batavia, Ahmets Turkish Restaurant and Timmy’s Restaurant, which offers East-West fusion cuisine. They can also drop in at Greystone Bar and Cellar for some beer or wine. These establishments all offer vegetarian food choices.

To enjoy shopping and other recreation, one does not have to leave Grey Street. The latest in clothes, shoes, bags and accessories from all over

the world can be bought in shops like Izabel, Jonak and Akuti Clothes Boutique. Shoppers can also go to Batavia for colonial inspired home products,

or buy arts and crafts products in the weekend market. For those who love watching movies on the big screen, they can enjoy the 3D screen at the

IMAX® Theatre. A notable proof of how cosmopolitan the establishments here are is not only its openness to and show of international influences, but also the consideration of the needs of the disabled in their facilities. Grey Street’s attractions are just a step off the rail system’s South Brisbane Station, which is also on Grey Street.