West End, Brisbane

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One of Brisbane's most successful multicultural areas, West End is home to large Greek, Chinese, and Italian communities who have infused the streets with vibrancy. The area's economy thrives on its cafe and restaurant scene, which attracts residents of Brisbane on their off days. It was the first suburb of the city to receive its own tram line in 1885, making it easier for the posh folk of downtown to meet each other in the popular West End. The city's early immigrants from England named the suburb after their beloved London West End. A visit to West End represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Brisbane attractions planning website to plot your vacation.
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  • October 2, 2017
    Funky eateries and a good vibe for dinner - we had greek food and the salads were amazing and calamari tender and juicy- bottle shop up the street to grab a byo wine :)  more »
  • September 21, 2017
    West End is an interesting combination of the 'almost feral' and very good little cafes and restaurants. One of my favourite places. Also has a great bookshop, Avid, and quite a few independent small ...  more »
  • September 21, 2017
    The suburb is not far from city and south bank. Place is ill of eateries ,pubs and one can find all range of restaurants. For living also locality is quite good with good bus service and ferry service...  more »

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