Queen Street Mall is Brisbane’s premier shopping district, hosting 25 million people every year. The mall hosts more than 700 local, national and international retailers with something for every style.
You will find stores on the mall, down heritage listed arcades and shopping centres like QueensPlaza, Wintergarden and The Myer Centre. Some of the most popular shopping destination stores include Myer, David Jones, H&M, Forever 21, Zara, Uniqlo, Chanel, Tiffany & Co and Burberry.
This shopping mall have pretty much everything you wish to buy. The mall attracts crowd from all parts of the Brisbane.
However, there is more than just shopping on offer. Queen Street Mall has world-class dining experiences and plenty of entertainment throughout the Mall. You can sit in a cafe, or restaurant such as Jimmy’s on the mall in the middle of the queen street and watch the local crowd passing by or do window shopping in the Queen street mall shops, there is plenty of things to do here.
Shopping in general can be an overwhelming adventure, but when you add the words ‘outdoor mall’ to the list, it can be a daunting experience. Shopping in Brisbane City however is an exciting, vibrant journey, it boasts over 700 stores along the Queen Street Mall and over 1000 across the whole CBD. Although this may sound like a challenging task to find what you are looking for, and where you are going, we have the answer for you. We have attempted to capture as much as possible in this comprehensive guide that all Brisbane CBD has to offer.
This is the biggest of Queen Street Mall’s shopping centre, and is also one of the oldest. On the bottom level is predominately the food court area spanning two levels, as well as a Target and a Coles Express.
The second level you will find the flagship Myer department store which spans over two levels. There is a great deal of women’s stores on this level including; Bardot, JeansWest, Just Jeans, Jacqui E, Honey Birdette, Crossroads, Katies, Sussan, Temt, Sunburn, Novo, Wittner and Ziera. The men definitely won’t miss out with stores like; Politix, Roger David, Tarocash and RM Williams. For those with a fine taste in jewellery, head to Swatch, Prouds, Watchworks, Goldmark, Emma & Roe or Angus & Coote for your fix.
At the very top you will find event cinemas, a games arcade, along with Lincraft, Oxfam Shop, Best & Less and Daiso.
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Previously known as Broadway on the Mall, this three-level retail centre now features to major international players; H&M and UNIQLO.
QueensPlaza is now the home to glitz and glamour in Brisbane. It is home to the high-end brands and the five storey David Jones department store. Shop yourself into some luxury with stores like; Chanel, Furla, Burberry, Tiffany, Louis Vuitton, Bvlgari, Salvatore Ferragamo, Mimco, Mecca Cosmetica and Calibre.
This historic arcade is an icon along the Queen Street Mall. Built in 1923 (you can still feel the charm), this two level building is home to small, boutique stores with lots of local Brisbane fashion and jewellery. The Brisbane designers calling this arcade home include Tengdahl, Irma J Smith, House od Dower, Maiocchi, Pia du Pradal and Darb Bridal Couture.
MacArthur Central is home to many utility store and is home to the only full-sized supermarket in the city. Woolworths is located on the basement floor, as well ss a BWS and a Priceline Pharmacy. On the ground and upper floor, you can find a Big W department store, and on the upper floor a food court and a JB Hi Fi.
Wintergarden is the centre with the steel butterfly sculpture cascading over the walls. Inside you find a great variety of local and international boutiques, with an emphasis on menswear. Just past the entrance you will find Dinosaur Designs, Pidgeonhole, Seed and Mecca Maxima. Go further inside and you will find Designer Archives, Aquila, Oxford, MJ Bale, Peter Jackson, Rodd & Gunn, Peter Sheppard and Sheike. On the Basement level, you will find a large food court with a large variety of fascinating cuisine, and on the upper level strike bowling bar.
Events & Activities
There are lot of activities and events organised at the queen street mall. On every Wednesday you can visit Jan Farmers Brisbane city markets where you can try freshly prepare hot food by chefs or explore local farmers’ fresh food stalls.
Keep an eye on street performers on queen street in Brisbane city. While walking on queen street, you can always come across some very talented local stunt artists, magicians, and musicians who come from all parts of Brisbane to show their talent to the crowd. What else can be a better platform to show your amazing talent than queen street mall, the place attracts thousands of tourists and Brisbane locals every day.
Location & Hours
Best thing about queen street mall is that it is closer to all the other tourist attractions such as Brisbane city hall, treasury casino and more. It is also just a short walk from central station so you can catch a train from anywhere in Brisbane to central station and walk to the Queen street mall.
Address: The Myer Centre, 149f Queen St, Brisbane QLD 4000
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