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Best Things To Do In gaythorne & mitchelton

Gypsies Wagon Public House

Not far north of Brisbane's CBD, the suburbs of Gaythorne and Mitchelton have quite a few hidden treasures worth exploring. There are leafy parks, walks, farmer's markets, gourmet cafes, small bar and restaurants to keep locals and visitors amused and entertained.

Hansell and Gretel Espresso Bar

Enjoy a quirky coffee with your fairytale themed meal at Hansell and Gretel Cafe. From the Woodchopper's Breakfast to the super sweet Witches Waffles, this retro chic eatery has a wonderfully creative menu and most importantly, delicious food...more

Gypsies Wagon Public House

The Gypsies Wagon Public House Gaythorne's table in front room

Pop into this popular exotic little bar for a Latin American inspired cocktail, mocktail, craft beer or bourbon. They also serve everything from Chipotle Meatballs to a Juicy Lucy Megaburger...more

Grub Street Cafe

Although it is only small, Grub Street Cafe serves a highly acclaimed breakfast/brunch/lunch menu. Their Cherry Ripe French Toast and hearty sandwiches certainly keep the local foodies happy...more


Just look out for the red geraniums on Blackwood Street to find this sunny deli cafe. The menu is fresh, home made and bursting with local, seasonal produce. This is the ideal spot to stop for brunch or a tasty lunch experience. They also stock an International range of gourmet deli products....more

Des Alpes Swiss Restaurant

For a real taste of Switzerland, look no further than Des Alpes at Mitchelton. Swiss rosti, French Crepes and Cheese Fondue feature on their wonderfully European menu...more

Valentina Cafe

Watch the world of Mitchelton wander by sipping 100% Colombian Coffee at this cute little hillside cafe. There is a definite Latin American vibe here with a healthy dose of super food - think chia seeds, acai berries and quinoa...more

Avachat Vietnamese Cafe

Nestled down a side street in Mitchelton's Blackwood Street Precinct, visiting Avachat Vietnamese Cafe is like stepping into a welcoming Vietnamese home. The food is fresh and filled with all the delicious flavors of Vietnam...more

Mitchelton Neighbourhood Walk

Kedron Brook bikeway Michelton

This easy walk begins at St Matthews Anglican Church, one of the oldest chruches in Brisbane. The three kilometre walk then takes you past some beautiful Queenslander homes to Blackwood Street, where you can stop for a coffee before continuing on to babbling Kedron Brook...more

Teralba Park, Osbourne Road

There are many picnic tables and barbecues at this favorite Mitchelton park. Be sure to visit the children's playground where there is a mini maze, castle and sandpit for little ones to enjoy. Take a ball or a frisbee and enjoy the shady "tall trees" for which the park is named...more

Mitchelton-Alderley Walk/Ride

It is possible to gently pedal all the way from Mitchelton to Moreton Bay along Kedron Brook Bikeway. Begin at Tearalba Park, Mitchelton and follow the brook past forests and parklands, over bridges and along well maintained pathways...more

by Lucy Hordern