Featuring an eclectic vibe that is very much a part of its unique character, Fortitude Valley in Brisbane is a most interesting place to explore; from shopping and dining to vibrant nightlife, there is much to experience in this charming suburb.
Where is it
Fortitude Valley or ‘The Valley’ as it is referred to by some, is a central Brisbane suburb in Queensland. It is easily accessible from Bowen Hills hotels and the Brisbane city centre which is within a 15 minute drive away.
Fashionistas have much to choose from when in Fortitude Valley be it independent local labels to designer fashion. James Street, within a 10 minute drive from Oaks Mews, features over 130 shops as well as local boutiques selling clothing, homeware and more. The Emporium complex and Ann Street are also popular places for shopping.
Be it fine dining, casual dining or even dining at BYO restaurants, Fortitude Valley has a plethora of options to choose from. Apart from Australian and regional cuisine, you will find diverse dishes from around the world at various speciality restaurants too.
Nightlife in Fortitude Valley can be as laidback or as lively as you want. Begin the evening at a rooftop bar, take in live music performances at venues like The Foundry and dance the night away at The Met which features not one, but three dance floors!
Roland Lefevre is a travel writer who specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe. Google+