There are many food markets around the world, but nothing as eclectic, fun and community-focused as Eat Street Northshore. A village comprised of 180 shipping containers offers a global smorgasbord of great restaurants, with alleys leading to themed sections and different stages with excellent live entertainment. Open only on weekends, there’s the French container, the Peruvian container, the Hungarian, Chinese, Mexican, Thai and Turkish container. Pick up fairy floss in Kombi alley, and toast the passing cruise ships from the brick-façade Laneway. All meals are well-priced, resulting in a fun and affordable night out for the whole family.
Length of Trip : An evening out
There's a nominal entrance fee to get in. Children under 12 are free. Parking is free. All meals are under $15.
Best time to go : Open every weekend of the year, Frdayi and Saturday 4pm to 10pm, Sunday 12 Noon to 8pm
Wheelchair friendly : Yes
Family friendly : Yes
Where to eat :
Everywhere! There’s a French container, a Peruvian container, a Hungarian container, a Chinese container, a Mexican container, a Turkish container, the guy who makes the world’s best ginger beer, grilled meats, fresh seafood, and Samba, the amazing chef from Brazil. Sushi and pizza and burgers and oysters. Food from Korea, Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines. Greece, Japan and Germany too.
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Where to Stay :
We recommend staying with our partner, the Oaks Charlotte Towers, located in the heart of the CBD, close to shops, restaurants, and steps away from the Brisbane Botanical Garden.
Getting There :
Eat Street Northshore has over 12,000 free parking spots on site with easy access from the CBD, Airport and Gateway Motorway. Approaching from Kingsford Smith Drive turn into Theodore Street, follow the signs, turn left into Macarthur Ave. Traffic controllers will direct traffic into either Carpark 1 or 2. There is ample disabled parking onsite in both carparks.
Note from Robin :
It's a great night out in Brisbane, full of culinary delights and lots of fun entertainment. Kids have a riot (they will need to burn off the candy somehow) and you can try various dishes from different containers. There's also a fun market selling various knick knacks, and lots of market characters. Dogs are also welcome.